Contrast is a design studio that helps early-stage companies start off on the right foot and set a strong foundation for future growth by getting all the basics right - brand identity, product UX, design system, and website.

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“Contrast studio is an amazing design partner for start-ups looking to level up their business”

Matt Mochary
CEO coach to Coinbase, Robinhood, Reddit, Angelist, and more

"Contrast is one of the very few  design agencies who can legitimately say they do UX design"

Iancu Mihai Căpută
Group Product Manager

"the team at contrast has Strong UI skills but at the same time they pay attention to the UX details"

Stepehen Beyer
VP of Product
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$10mm+ raised
by our clients, with our help
10+ years
5-star rating
8 timezones
we worked across

The reliability of an in-house designer.
The skills of a design agency.
The simplicity of a monthly subscription.
All in one place.


We’re a plug-and-play solution for all your design needs. We become part of your team and deliver weekly.

We’re advisors, not just pixel-pushers. We help founders avoid a lot of headche and common mistakes.


We deliver quality design work for a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee, with no drawbacks.

Fixed monthly payments. Cancel anytime. Discounts for quarterly payments. Trial available for 2 weeks.


Put all your requests in a queue in our Notion board, and we’ll knock them out 1 by 1.


Get regular updates on your design projects. We break down projects in tasks of 2-3 days each.

We use the tools you already know and love: Notion, Figma, Loom, Slack, and the Adobe Creative Suite.


No limit to the number of reviews. We won’t stop until you're happy. We take pride in our work.

Brand identity design
iOS & Android apps
Web apps
Design systems
High-converting websites
Pitch decks
Social media assets
and more...

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Best for start-ups that need a reliable design partner that can deliver tasks every week, and prefer to work async.
Access to all design services
Integration with your engineering team
Tasks delivered in 2-3 days
Chat with us in Slack
We require a 15-min. call to make sure we’re the right fit for you and to explain the next steps.
Book free discovery call
Best for established start-ups (at Seed or Series A) that are looking to accelerate about their growth.
Everything in Starter
Up to 90 min./week for meetings
Webflow development
We require a 15-min. call to make sure we’re the right fit for you and to explain the next steps.
Book free discovery call
A meeting for anything you need - ask us for feedback, co-work on aproject, or have us join an important team meeting.
Prep work ahead of the meeting
60 min. video call (recording optional)
Meeting notes and recording
Book & Pay
One-time project
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Best for projects with a clear defined scope and timeline. Email us your project details to request a quote.
Fixed scope of work
Delivered in milestones
Kick-off meetings and regular check-ins
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Why should I work with you?

Firstly, we pride ourselves on our efficiency and focus. We deliver 80% of the value with 20% of the effort, which means that we can work quickly and remain focused on achieving results.

Secondly, we believe in speaking our minds and keeping our clients in check. Sometimes, employees may feel uncomfortable about speaking up, but we do not have that issue. As we are not dependent on any single client, we can express our opinions in a respectful manner without fear of negative consequences.

Finally, we are more than just a service provider. With over a decade of experience, we have the expertise to be a valuable thought partner. We are not only here to complete projects, but also to contribute to strategy and decision making.

How many hours are included in the subscription packages?

Hourly rates? Nah, we're all about value, not clock-watching. Our packages are focused on delivering results, not counting minutes. In fact, speed is our ally – the quicker we get it done, the more valuable it is for you. Expect updates or task completions every 2-3 days.

Also, don't worry, we're not spreading ourselves thin. We keep our client list short and sweet, giving you the VIP treatment. Your project gets the love and attention it truly deserves.

What do you do best?

We specialize in digital product design, namely UI, UX, and Brand Design. So far we've designed dozens of apps for both web and mobile. Our capabilities cover the entire design process, from product strategy to high-fidelity interface design. We love a good challenge. Try us.

How are you different from other design agencies?

We're partners in your journey, not just service providers. We become embedded in your team, take ownership, and self-organize to deliver on projects that help achieve business goals. We're also a membership-based studio, meaning we have a limited number of seats. This allows us to focus on giving each client the best experience possible.

You're expensive. Why does it cost so much?

Our price is a reflection of the value we're confident we can provide. A senior designer costs around $140k/yr (+taxes). We can provide the same service (or even better) for less than half that cost.

Why wouldn't I just hire a full-time designer. Why do I need you?

Absolutely! If you come across a talented designer that fits your needs, we encourage you to bring them on board. We're rooting for our designer friends. However, finding top-notch talent can be difficult and time-consuming. Even if you do find the right fit, there's a lot to deal with - paperwork, taxes, labor laws, etc. It can be quite a hassle. On the other hand, we're ready at a moment's notice (if we still have seats available).

Who are the designers on your team?

Contrast Studio was founded by Calin, a designer with over a decade of experience. Most of the work is done by him. When necessary, we expand our bandwidth and capabilities with the help of other designers.

Can we have a quick call to see if we're a good fit?

Definitely! In fact, we require a call before we take on a client. Please book an initial consultation to get started.