MerchantCantos
ranked amongst
UK's Top five
design businesses

Design Week has published its annual design consultancy Top 100 rankings and we are delighted to have achieved 4th position overall.

Design Week in the UK has published its annual design consultancy Top 100 rankings and we are delighted to have achieved 4th position overall.


An amazing achievement and a great reflection of the hard work and efforts made by the entire team at MerchantCantos.  

The Top 100 consultancy report is a definitive ranking recognising the most successful design businesses in the industry.

It provides a detailed and holistic analysis of the financial state of play. The survey ranks the 100 most successful UK design businesses across all sectors, based on total fee income, while also spotlighting, growth, turnover, projections and staffing levels.

In addition to the overall rankings, the report also provides individual rankings for print, branding, product, digital, packaging, and retail.  MerchantCantos achieved Top 10 rankings in all the disciplines we offer, namely: Print (3rd), Branding (3rd), Digital (8th), Advertising (2nd).

Richard Carpenter, CEO of MerchantCantos, comments on the agency’s achievement: “….being recognised as the 4th most successful design business in the UK is a fantastic accolade. It is a great reflection of the outstanding work we have produced; the amazing talent we have in the business, and the award-winning relationships we have built with our clients over the last 30 years.  We look forward to maintaining our leading position over the coming years…”

More information about rankings can be found on the Design Week website.