Workhorse is an independent design & branding agency with offices in Washington, DC and Charleston, SC.

We partner with people we believe in to help bring visionary brands to life.

What we do

We turn ideas into brands We turn brands into beliefs

Brand & Identity

‘Authenticity' isn’t a destination—it’s the point of departure. We combine exploration, strategy, and design thinking to turn ideas into brands and turn brands into beliefs.


Design Systems

Design systems are a living, breathing element of your brand. We craft intelligent design systems that work across platforms and technologies to convey your brand beautifully.

Exhibition Design

Our multidisciplinary team works with experts and institutions to build experiences true to their intention. We use design to create captivating and consistent experiences, whether telling a story in a natural, virtual or imagined space.


Interactive Design

We view development as a continuation of the brand process—always trying to keep a consistent story. If you have a story to tell, we use the necessary tools to tell it properly. We design and develop solutions that function beautifully across screens and mediums.


Brand Strategy

We have experience with brands at various stages. Whether you're building a new identity, experimenting, or growing—our team creates a design strategy that is custom-fitted to where you're at and where you're heading.


Campaign Execution

A concept-focused campaign is a great way to expand a brand. Our experience and in-house content production know-how allow us to efficiently and consistently craft high-quality branded content and campaigns.

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Branding and the Truth

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha In the process of revising the Workhorse website, we’ve been

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Mood: Tehran

Design Outside the Canon The Design Canon in American education focuses mainly on Europe, North America, and sometimes parts of Asia. During one of my

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Design and Activism

We’ve been busy over here jamming on an exhibition project for the new MLK library in Downtown D.C. This means we’ve been researching protest signage

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