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who we are

We create 360° brand experiences that shift your results higher.

UpShift is a strategic branding + design consultancy with offices in Chicago and the Los Angeles area. As the lifestyle branding experts, we deliver award-winning marketing communications to clients in real estate, finance, hospitality, business services, and luxury consumer goods. Our hard-working teams earn your respect along with plenty of international design awards for brand identity, logo design, website development, social media marketing, brochures, and sales collateral.

our work capabilities awards

Brand Identity

Strategic Design

Web + Digital

Spotlight

Featured Project
Alliant

Upshift has been Allliant’s agency of record since 2003 when we first created their name and brand identity. The refresh…

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JeffJack Apartments

Thomas Roszak Architecture appointed UpShift to create a stylish and sophisticated brand identity that echoes their careful attention to detail…

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Laramar Local

Laramar Group tasked Upshift with creating a sub-brand for Laramar’s urban properties allowing for quick, easy apartment searches within many…

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Enclave Row Homes of Bucktown

Harlem-Irving Corporation is a leading national developer of retail and commercial developments, and multiunit residential real estate. They brought UpShift…

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Mid-America Urban

Mid-America, the Midwest’s leader in retail real estate needed a unique sub-brand for their Urban properties. These urban commercial rental…

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NEXT Chicago

NEXT was the first large-scale project to be developed on the land formerly known as Cabrini Green. As a result,…

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UpShift News

Award February 26, 2019
UpShift Wins Two Davey Awards

UpShift designed and programmed two beautiful sites, one for Strategic Properties of North America and one for NordHaus (LMC/Lennar Homebuilders). The…

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Announcement, People February 22, 2019
Meet Junior Designer Erik

Meet Erik, who joined our team as a Junior Designer this summer. We already appreciate his creativity and valuable input…

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Award August 27, 2018
Strategic Properties of North America Website Wins dotCOMM Platinum

UpShift designed and programmed a clean and modern website fitting of this leading real estate investment firm. The site design…

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Award July 03, 2018
UpShift Wins Two Communicator Awards of Excellence

UpShift earned two Awards of Excellence in the 2018 Communicator Awards across print and web. Everyone is talking about the…

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