DesignBuffs VS Kimp

DesignBuffs has plans starting at $1500, a turnaround time of 2 days and tasks completed multiple tasks at a time. Kimp has plans starting at $599, a turnaround time of 1 day and tasks completed two at a time. Which service would you choose?

Comparing Unlimited Design Agencies

DesignBuffs is an unlimited design subscription service located in UK. They can design all your standard marketing, promotional & social materials with their plans starting at a fixed monthly price of $1500 per month. How they describe their business: On-brand design quickly, without having to hire a full-time designer. No more freelancers who flake or limited bandwidth – do marketing design at scale, better and faster without adding headcount or breaking the bank.

Kimp is an unlimited design subscription service located in Canada. They can design all your standard marketing, promotional & social materials with their plans starting at a fixed monthly price of $599 per month. How they describe their business: Unlimited Graphic & Video Design. Flat Monthly Fees. Go Bananas. Make unlimited graphic design or video design requests (or both!) and get unlimited revisions. Save time and money with a dedicated design team.

Comparing Subscription Plans & Pricing

Cheapest Plans – DesignBuffs’s cheapest monthly design subscription is $1500 per month, where they work on tasks multiple tasks at a time and their turnaround time is 2 days. This plan provides designs for all standard marketing, promotional & social materials plus no extra services. Kimp’s cheapest monthly design subscription is $599 per month, where they work on tasks two at a time and their turnaround time is 1 day. This plan provides designs for all standard marketing, promotional & social materials plus no extra services. From our research, the average industry cost for the cheapest plan offered by an unlimited design service subscription is around $US1,005 with one design request at a time and a 1-3 business day turnaround.

Premium Plans – DesignBuffs’s premium monthly design subscription is $2800 per month, where they work on tasks multiple tasks at a time and their turnaround time is 2 days. This plan provides designs for all standard marketing, promotional & social materials plus no extra services. Kimp’s premium monthly design subscription is $995 per month, where they work on tasks two at a time and their turnaround time is 4 days. This plan provides designs for all standard marketing, promotional & social materials plus Video creation and graphics. From our research, the average industry cost for premium plans offered by an unlimited design service subscription is around $US3,030 with one design request at a time and a 1-3 business day turnaround.

Comparing Portfolios

Each person’s views on design portfolios are subjective and varied. We think that DesignBuffs has a solid, diverse portfolio and Kimp has an excellent, fresh, modern design portfolio.

Comparing Coupons & Discounts

DesignBuffs offers no current discounts. Kimp offers a discount for first two months. Get in contact if you want to be notified of future promotions & coupons offered by both companies.

Comparing Reviews & Clients

DesignBuffs is currently used by many types of businesses including coaches, tech companies, entrepreneurs and ecommerce stores. Kimp is currently used by many types of businesses including brands, sports clubs, marketing agencies, health and beauty companies and artists. Check out both of their sites for the latest customer reviews, testimonials and case studies.

Design Process

After signing up for either design service, you’ll be able to start submitting design requests via their design brief submission process. You can add as many designs as you want but your requests will be worked on based on when the design was submitted. After your agency’s standard turnaround time, you’ll get your design to review. You can request revisions on your design and, after revision requests back-and-forth until you’re 100% satisfied, you approve the design and your agency moves on to your next design.

What are standard marketing, promotional & social materials?

Fixed price, unlimited design services have their own suite of design services that generally include unlimited social media graphics, presentations, brand work, signage, infographics, direct mail, email graphics, resumes, business cards, packaging, blog graphics, website images, paid digital ads, social ads, banners and more. Most have services like custom illustrations, motion graphics, video editing, audio work etc as paid add-ons or don’t have them included in their services.

Our Recommendations

We recommend that you look at each agency’s portfolio, their social media profiles and comments, their online reviews (if available), their scope of work, turnaround times, revision policy and refund policy. Still not sure which agency to choose? Reach out and we can give you advice on the best design agencies to suit your needs.

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