Guideline is a creative services firm founded in 2003. Clients come to us with their most vexing branding and design challenges. It’s our diversity of client experience and skills that gives us the edge in delivering unique solutions.

As branding and technology keep changing, the fundamentals stay the same: present a unique look and stay consistent throughout your marketing and messaging. That’s what cuts through the noise and reinforces your brand in the world.

Guideline redesigns the look and feel of brands. We re-strategize marketing direction. And we create full backend systems to address content management, e-commerce and complex functionality needs.

We base each solution on a simple structure and a streamlined process. This allows us to produce big ideas, without the excesses clients often find working with larger firms.


Experience + Continuity.

The Guideline Team

The Guideline team, led by founder and design director Kyle Emma, is made up of a talented and creative group of designers, copywriters and developers. Our core team members are based right outside Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, Boulder and San Francisco.

We assemble seamlessly to address our clients’ most ambitious challenges and day-to-day projects. Our diverse backgrounds, experiences and locations that allow us to stay inspired and continuously learning.

“The restaurant business is fast paced and constantly evolving. For years, we’ve leaned on the Guideline team for their technical and design services. They always deliver.”

Jeffrey Bank
Chief Executive Officer
The Alicart Restaurant Group, Inc.

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“We've been working with Guideline for almost 20 years. We don't make a move without Kyle and his team. They're one of the most professional and creative partners we've ever worked with. We couldn't be happier!”

Ted Swanson
IT Solutions Consulting, Inc.

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