elbow® is an independent, stylistically agnostic, and process-oriented design studio based in San Francisco. Focused on identity systems, elbow works with a wide variety of clients from start-ups to cultural institutions to global brands.

Our work is conceptually driven by the culture and ambitions of our clients. We create systems that are surprising, challenging,  and the perfect fit.

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Select Clients

ABB
AIGA
Airbus
Apple
Applied Materials
Bank of America
Camelbak

Charles Schwab
Chronicle Books
Dwell

eBay

Facebook
Financial Engines

ForestCity
Game Developers Conf.
Hard Rock
IDEO
Indeed
Intuit
Marc Jacobs
Microsoft
New York Philharmonic

N.I.C.E. Collective
Nokia

Palms
P&G
Storm Ventures
UCSF
USF
VF Corporation
VMware
Volkswagen

Lindsay Gravette and Azi Rad with Adam Machacek, Andrew Pollak, Aoife Gibbs, Ben Lerchin, Brady Boyle, Elaine Goddard, Emily O'Hara, Gordon McNee, Jeff Allison, Jessea Hankins, John Stewart, Jonathan Haggard, Melinda Giacalone, Natalie Dobranski, Tif Slama