Branding & Graphic Design Studio

We help grow ideas into brands, products, websites, and visual experiences.

TheDepartment is an independent graphic design and branding studio in San Francisco, CA. Our services include branding, logo design, website design, packaging, branded environments, illustration, and more. We specialize in creative solutions and marketing for restaurants, hospitality, and lifestyle brands.

TheDepartment is an independent graphic design and branding studio in San Francisco, CA. We specialize in creative and marketing for restaurants, hospitality, and lifestyle brands. Our services include branding, logo design, website design, packaging, branded environments, and illustration.

 

 
 

What our clients are saying:
 

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“TheDepartment and Richard’s patience and insistence on taking the right steps towards really discovering what was the best path paid huge dividends in the end result.”

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"Responsive, creative, excellent communication skills, and able to manage the project with my busy schedule…"

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"TheDepartment listens to clients and they translate ideas to some of the most incredible images."

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"Richard really works hard to take his time to analyze carefully what your individual needs are…"
 

 
 

 

Recent projects

We enjoy working with all businesses, big and small.

 
 Bird & Buffalo restaurant branding, logo design, and website design

Bird & Buffalo restaurant branding, logo design, and website design

 Trade Craft branding, logo and website.

Trade Craft branding, logo and website.

 Bun Mee restaurant menu board design and display ads

Bun Mee restaurant menu board design and display ads

 
 

 

Our creative services

TheDepartment offers comprehensive creative solutions and graphic design services.

 

⇾ Branding & Logo Design

We're passionate about branding and have established an approach and process that provides proven results.

⇾ Illustration & Animation

Unique and bespoke illustrations and graphics help your company and brand stand out in the market place.

⇾ Website Design

Your online presence is often the first impression that potential clients and customers will have with your company or brand. 

⇾ Print, Packaging & POP Display

Whether on a website or store shelf, your product packaging must stand out and connect instantly with your customers. 

⇾ Branded Environments

Physical environments offer tangible experiences that extend your branding and marketing in a memorable way.

⇾ Photography & Video

A well composed photograph and visual narrative speaks volumes about your brand.  

 
 

 

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