About

About 500 Designs

Where data meets imagination.

We are a team of visionary designers, curious problem solvers, and passionate collaborators, who believe that great designs are made when strategy and creativity work together.

two people working

Our Approach

Design is more than meets the eye

Our goal is not only to create designs that look good, but designs that serve a purpose.
 
We examine your brand from every angle. We look at the smallest details, bringing together market insights and business goals, to create a focused solution.
 
 
Our Promise

Partners,
not suppliers

We are as much entrepreneurial as we are creative. So we’ll care for your business as we do our own.

500 Designs - impact

Simple, but impactful

Our aim is to set your brand apart from the rest. We carve unique spaces, and create a brand persona that’s relatable for your target audience.

Designing for human truths

Every design is thoughtfully made, based on behavioral science and societal truths. We’ll go deep into what’s important for your audience, so we can create engaging brand experiences.

Founders

Stephen Brett

Co-founder / CEO

Serial entrepreneur experienced in building fast-moving tech and services companies, taking them from napkin scribbles to acquisition.

Vivienne Piong

Co-founder / Creative Director

Lead designer and creative director on projects with some of the biggest companies in the world. A leader in creating daily habitual product use.

Awards

2020 Clutch
Leader, Top B2B Companies in the United States
2020 Expertise
Best Web Designers - Irvine
2019 Vega
Canopus Winner for Visual Effects/ Motion Graphics
2019 Vega
Cantauri Winner for Charitable Organization
2019 Vega
Cantauri Winner for Corporate Communications
2018 Vega
Centauri Winner for User Interface
2016 Vega
Centauri Winner for Professional Services

Our Clients

From branding to digital strategy, we’ve done complete design solutions for some of the best companies.
google logo
KBS logo
Times of India logo
3M logo
TANIUM logo
TARA logo
Nike logo
Blockfolio logo
Nestle logo
Cisco logo
Fit3D logo
Globally Paid logo

Locations

Irvine,_Orange_County

Irvine, Orange County

Starting our design agency in Irvine gave us the flexibility of being in the center of one of the fastest growing tech hubs, while being a stone’s throw away from LA… Well, as long as we beat the 405 traffic!

San_Francisco

San Francisco

500 Designs was first founded in the middle of Silicon Valley, just outside of San Francisco. As a design agency, we chose a location where we could grow while being accessible to most businesses in the bay.

Irvine,_Orange_County

Irvine, Orange County

Starting our design agency in Irvine gave us the flexibility of being in the center of one of the fastest growing tech hubs, while being a stone’s throw away from LA… Well, as long as we beat the 405 traffic!

San_Francisco

San Francisco

500 Designs was first founded in the middle of Silicon Valley, just outside of San Francisco. As a design agency, we chose a location where we could grow while being accessible to most businesses in the bay.

London

London

Where better a location for a design agency in London than Fleet Street? Our offices are right in the middle of it all, close to the financial district and located in a start-up rich space.

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