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Manual is a design and visual communication studio. Our work strives to uncover the intangible essence of a brand and express it through unique visual solutions. In doing so, we give brands more value and distinction.


We work with a broad range of clients—from startups to the world’s most revered brands—and maintain a consistently high level of execution and production across print, packaging, and digital media.


Manual practices its craft in San Francisco, California.

Latest News

Brand New 2014 Judging

17 April 2014

Manual Creative Director Tom recently travelled to Austin Texas to judge the 2014 Brand New Awards. Read More >

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