Designing beautiful brands and dynamic websites since 2001.

Verge Studios is the award-winning graphic and web design studio of David Barthwell, based in Chicago. We help supercharge your business by developing thoughtful design solutions based on a foundation of classical fine arts, advanced marketing techniques, and cutting-edge technology. We specialize in brand creation, re-design projects, and custom web design and development for small and medium-sized businesses.

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Priya Patel

"David embodies all the characteristics that one looks for in a great service provider - he's professional, intelligent, prompt, reliable and creative."

"David is an extremely talented web designer. Although our company hired David as an external service provider, he immediately became part of the team and interacted with us in seamless manner. He took a vested interest in helping us develop an effective, beautiful and customer-friendly web platform to sell our products. I highly recommend David and his team."

Priya Patel
Vice President, Marketing & Operations, LOTUS by Loa

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Our completely integrated team can help you take your project from inception to completion.

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Branding and Design

We can provide everything you need - from a basic logo to a full-fledged branding solution - to convey your best image to your customers.

  • Logo Design
  • Brand Development, Reboot, or Redesign
  • Print Design and Business Collateral
  • Posters, Booths, and Large Format Design
  • Catalog and Magazine Design
  • Illustration
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Web Design

We build and develop sites, pages, widgets, apps and functionality on the page that fit a variety of needs – from informational to e-commerce.

  • Custom Website Design
  • Responsive or Mobile Design
  • SEO and SEM or Pay-Per-Click Campaigns
  • Dedicated Web Hosting
  • E-Commerce and payment solutions
  • Wordpress, Joomla, and other CMSes
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SEO and Linkbuilding

Using a variety of techniques, we help put your website in front of your potential customers when they are most interested in your services.

  • On-Site Technical
  • Analysis and Education
  • Keyword Targeting
  • On-Site Content
  • Authority (Link) Building
  • Guest Posting