We help startups grow then lead with brand design.

Brand isn’t about pretty logos. A strategic brand is a compass for founders. Whether trying to get more funding or reaching new users, brand helps you make better decisions, faster.

Accelerate your growth with strategic branding and custom website design. All in 4-6 weeks. And all on a bootstrap budget.

What do agile startups need to take advantage of brand?

Brand identity
Powerful positioning that clicks with users and differentiates you in the market.
  • A clear strategic map for the future of your brand.
  • A map of the touchpoints where users interact with your brand.
  • A logo and slogan that are instantly recognizable.
  • A visual identity system including color palette, typography and layout.
  • Physical and digital brand materials for B2B or B2C engagement.
  • Simple guidelines so others can apply your brand correctly.
Web design
International-grade website, designed to help you meet your unique business goals.
  • Interactive prototype to get your feedback and make adjustments.
  • Slick visual design that matches the values of your brand.
  • On-brand content that speaks to your specific userbase.
  • Custom illustrations, iconography and animations as needed.
  • Final website design with editable ‘backend’ so you can add content and make changes.

Why us?

23 Design is a global strategic design with offices in San Francisco and Mexico City.

We’re a team of design professionals, each with an average of 5 years in the field. And together we’ve helped hundreds of startups internationally across diverse industries.


Startups have limited time and money. Get brand that’s immediately actionable. Just what you need and nothing you don’t.


Using design methodologies, we ground our decisions in the specific users you want. This makes our design click with real people.


Every decision we make is based on your company’s goals and vision. This means design that delivers measurable business results.

This combination lets us deliver custom brand and website solutions tailored to startups. All in 4-6 weeks.

Learn more about 23 Design

Here’s a little taste of our work, contact us for more

SV Academy

Brand and website design helped SV Academy go on to receive thousands of applications and raise $2M in funding.

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Brand and website design helped launch Village, a venture fund backed by the world’s best entrepreneurs.

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La Huerta de Elisa

Brand and website design helped La Huerta de Elisa surpass their funding goal on Kickstarter and launch to excited parents.

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The Startup Branding Package helped Simplii break into a crowded market and launch to rave reviews.

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Join hundreds of happy clients

“We have had a very open, honest and collaborative process which led to a fantastic output and new brand which we are very proud to use.”

- Kristian Kuhn, founder and CEO of startup Simplii

“They know what they’re doing.”

- Ceci Ezquerro, founder of startup LECO

“23 Design has taken their methodology to a level of perfectionism rarely found in the industry.”

- Victor González, KTBO

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