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EightySeven is a modern, independent brand design agency.

We design things and solutions for our partners that delight their customers and serves their business needs. We are a creative agency that transforms businesses into brands, and customers into fanatics through the power of creativity, strategy, storytelling and the magic of espresso.

EightySeven is run as a virtual agency to attract the best possible talent to build a custom team around your project needs. Each project is spearheaded by Brand Designer and founder, Maxwell Billings.


Our Services

Branding Design

Identity Design

Creative Direction



Environmental Design


Digital Design

Motion Graphics


We are brand designers.

We believe the foundation of any effective business communication is the brand. Not your logo, not your trucks, not your product. Brand. It’s the gut feeling that consumers have when they hear your company name. Our process starts with listening and empathy. Listening to understand your business goals and where problems are and to better understand your customers and their needs.

By having a strategic and clearly defined brand, business decisions become easier, guesswork is removed, communication becomes more effective and your marketing dollars will work harder.


Our Team

EightySeven is run as a virtual agency. That means you’ll always have the same point of contact for your business, we’re partners after all. While at the same time, we source the best talent from around the world to build a custom team based on your needs.

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Maxwell Billings, Brand Designer and founder

Maxwell Billings is an award-winning designer based out of Chicago. He is the founder of EightySeven, a branding agency to help businesses connect with customers through storytelling, strategy and creativity. With over 20 years of experience in the visual arts, 10 of which in advertising agencies, teaching advanced design and advertising at Chicago Portfolio School and Columbia College… It’s safe to say this is his passion. When he’s not designing, going on a Netflix bings or playing Beastie Boys a little too loud, he’s typically out shooting street photography in whatever city he’s in.


Our Experience

I not only got perfect branding that influenced the whole office design, I got a great experience during its development. Having an art background, I had many opinions the EightySeven team was always willing to listen, incorporate and also gently advise when I was off base. I love working with the team, I couldn’t recommend anyone more highly.
— Linda Morgan, D.D.S. OWNER, Village Pediatric Dental