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Creative Technology

Curated list of Creative Technology groups, companies, studios, collectives, etc.

Awesome Creative Technology

Businesses & groups that specialize in combining computing, design, art, and user experience.

Creative technology is a broadly interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary field combining computing, design, art, and user experience.

This list hopes to compile the best creative technology businesses & groups across the world, both as a source of inspiration and as a reference point for potential employers of creative technologists.

Creative technologists by definition have a breadth of skills as opposed to a specific specialty, so it's difficult to categorize them. While this isn't a perfect organization, each group below generally specializes in the area to which they've been assigned.


Creative Technology

1024 Architecture[Paris]architectural and digital works, orchestrated sound and light scores
Art + Com[Berlin]media sculptures, data installations, new media
Augmented Magic[Paris]augmented magic shows, digital installations
AV Controls[NYC]site-specific technology installations, digital landmarks
Barbarian[NYC]marketing and advertising, new media
Blackbow[Beijing]projection mapping, digital art and cultural experiences
Blublu[Hangzhou]projection mapping, immersive experiences for museums and workspace
Blue Cadet[Philadelphia] [NYC]experience design across digital and physical environments, visitor centers
BRDG Studios[Philadelphia]digital moments in physical spaces, retail environments, art galleries, events
BREAKFAST[NYC]software-/hardware-driven artworks, flip discs
Burnlab[Chengdu]kinetic installations for hotels and malls
Comuzi[London]explore and imagine and prototyp and creatr future-forward creative concepts
Deeplocal[Pittsburgh]creative engineers, inventors, interactive experiences, human stories
Digifun[Shanghai]projection mapping, new media art education
dotdotdash[Portland] [LA] [NYC]innovation agency that seamlessly blends the physical and digital
Downstream[Portland] [Amsterdam] [Melbourne]strategy + design + content + technology
Envoy[Chicago] [LA] [San Diego]transform environments into exceptional experiences, formerly Leviathan
ESI Design[NYC]transforms places into experiences, immersive deisgn, architectural scale
Extrapolation Factory[NYC]research studio, futures studies, collaborative prototyping
Fast Horse[Minneapolis]a truly integrated creative agency
FIELD[London]future aesthetics for design, motion, experiential
fuse*[Modena, Italy]live-media performances, experimentation, electronic music, digital arts
Future Colossal[NYC]experiential technologies in advertising and entertainment and art
Game Seven[NYC] [LA]intersection of sport and culture, brand stories
Geeksart[Guangzhou] [Shanghai]media sculptures, new media exhibition
Giant Spoon[NYC] [LA]translate cultural trends into big ideas, experiential, gaming
Hotel Creative[London]retail, branding, exhibitions, events
Hovercraft[Denver] [Portland]interactive installations, site-specific content, retail, sports
Hush Studios[NYC]marketing and advertising, retail and DTC, archtecture
Invisible North[NYC]culturally fluent, thoughtful experiences, bring brands to life
Jam3[Toronto] [LA] [Montevideo] [Amsterdam]create modern experiences for tomorrow’s brands
Listen[NYC]sensory-driven brand assets, modern cultural landscape, sound, experiences
Manifold[San Francisco] [LA] [Portland]we hire smart people and get out of their way
Map[London]industrial designers who believe great design can solve problems
Marshmallow Laser Feast[London]leaving a slug trail of sensory nuggets as we journey through the cosmos
Midnight Commercial[NYC]unite the disparate digital and physical worlds
MindBuffer[Berlin]audiovisual research and digital design studio
Moment Factory[Montreal] [LA] [London] [Tokyo] [Paris] [NYC]shows, destinations, content, interactive, scenography
Motse[Shenzhen]digital art
Nowhere[Shanghai]marketing events, interactive experiences
Oat Foundry[Philadelphia]split-flap displays, electromechanical stuff, think tank, products, experiences
Onformative[Berlin]studio for digital art and design, challenge the boundaries between art and design and technology
Optimist[LA] [NYC] [London] [Amsterdam] [Hamburg] [Berlin] [Prague]architects of subculture, creative, design, strategy, production, content, brand experience
Patten Studio[NYC]informed by research at the MIT Media Lab, experiences that connect people
Potion Design[NYC]design and technology studio, interactive, musuems
Rare Volume[NYC]design and technology studio, interactive video walls
Red Paper Heart[NYC]art from real world interaction
The Lab at Rockwell Group[NYC]architecture and design, branded experiences, immersive environments, pop ups
Rosie Lee Creative[London] [Amsterdam] [NYC]design, creative, digital and consultancy
Second Story[Atlanta] [Portland] [NYC]exhibition, interactive, software, experience, hardware, VR, AR, projection
Seeeklab[Xiamen]marketing events, interactive installation
space150[Minneapolis] [LA] [NYC]a tech-driven creative agency
Staat[Amsterdam]branding, editorial, event, film, graphic design, illustration, installation, interactive, interior design, production, retail
StoreyStudio[London]spatial design, set design, window displays, moving image
Team Epiphany[NYC] [LA]influencer marketing, IRL, vertical integration
Tellart[Providence] [Amsterdam] [San Francisco]transformative experiences, invention, physical & digital experiences, new technologies
The Gathery[NYC]editorially-born creative agency specializing in brand marketing and content creation
The Projects[London] [LA] [NYC] [Sydney]brand consultancy, meaningful experiences, tell stories
Two Goats[NYC] [LA] [London]AR, interactive branded experiences
UNIT9[London] [LA] [NYC] [Berlin]innovation architects, product designers, software engineers, gaming experts, creatives, art directors, designers, producers and film directors
VTProDesign[LA]high tech robotics and projection mapping
VVOX[NYC] [LA]high-end design, code, fabrication, sound
Wonderlabs[Shanghai]marketing events, interactive installation
Yellow Studio[NYC]artistically-minded design, tv/concert/event production design, set design

Collectives & Practices

Established artist collectives/practices that work with creative technology (here primarily for reference, not for career opportunities).

Dave + Gabe[NYC]interactive installation studio, real-time animation, generative 3D sound
MSCHF[NYC]viral stunts and products, trying to do stuff that the world can't even define
NONOTAK Studio[Paris]light and sound installations, ethereal, immersive, dreamlike
panGenerator[Warsaw, Poland]new media art and design collective, mixing bits & atoms
Random International[London] [Berlin]experimental practice within contemporary art, human condition in an increasingly mechanised world
teamLab[Tokyo]full-room interactive projection mapping, interdisciplinary group of ultratechnologists
United Visual Artists[London]new technologies with traditional media, site-specific, instruments that manipulate perception
WHYIXD[Taiwan]cross-disciplinary art installations, dance, architecture, music


Groups that mostly fabricate pieces for other creative technology companies.

Bednark[NYC]full-service fabrication, production, install
Pink Sparrow[NYC] [LA]environmental design, project management
Visionary Effects[Pittsburgh]old-school manufacturing processes with digital design and fabrication

Themed Entertainment

Groups that design things for stage and amusement parks using creative technology.

Adirondack Studios[Glens Falls, NY] [Dubai] [Orlando] [Shanghai] [LA] [Singapore]concept, schematic, design, construction, fabrication, installation, support
Charcoalblue[NYC] [Melbourne] [Chicago] [UK] [London]amazing spaces where stories are told and experiences are shared
Hettema Group[LA]experiential, exhibit, live shows, theme parks, retail, dining, museums
Jason Sherwood Design[NYC]television and broadway and concert stage design

Experiential Pop-Ups

Groups that create experential pop-up experiences full of creative technology.

29 Rooms-multi-sensory installations, performances, and workshops
Color Factory[NYC] [Houston]collaborative interactive exhibit
Meow Wolf[Santa Fe]immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration
Museum of Ice Cream[San Francisco] [NYC]transforms concepts and dreams into spaces that provoke imagination and creativity
PopUpMob[NYC] [LA] [London] [Paris]one-stop shop for pop up experiences

Event Production

Groups that specialize in event production, often with a creative technology twist.

Dera Lee Productions[NYC]theatre arts, story-telling
GPJ[Austin] [Boston] [Dallas] [Detroit] [LA] [Nashville] [NYC] [San Francisco] [Silicon Valley]immersive events and experiences
Sparks[Philadelphia] [Detroit] [Connecticut] [Atlanta] [LA] [Las Vegas] [NYC] [San Francisco] [Shanghai]trade show, experiential, retail


Groups that generally design architecture with a leaning toward creative technology.

Carlo Ratti Associatti[Torino, Italy] [NYC] [UK]design and innovation office, MIT Media Lab: Senseable City Lab
Olson Kundig[Seattle] [NYC]architecture, vessel that supports specific art installations, seamless spatial experience
SOFTlab[NYC]mixes research and creativity and technology with a strong desire to make working fun
Universal Design Studio[London] [NYC]driven by a deeply held belief in the transformative power of well designed and finely crafted spaces


Groups that are have a more general focus, but have a knack for projects imbued with creative technology.

&Walsh[NYC]brand strategy, art direction, design and production across all platforms
ManvsMachine[London] [LA]multidimensional creative studio
Media Monks[Amsterdam] [London] [Dubai] [Stockholm] [NYC] [LA] [San Francisco] [Mexico City] [São Paulo] [Buenos Aires] [Shanghai] [Singapore]creative production
R/GA[Austin] [Chicago] [LA] [NYC] [Portland] [San Francisco] [Berlin] [Bucharest] [London] [Buenos Aires] [Santiago] [São Paulo] [Melbourne] [Shanghai] [Singapore] [Sydney] [Tokyo]business, experience, and marketing transformation
The Mill[London] [NYC] [LA] [Chicago] [Bangalore] [Berlin]experience makers, media and brand activation, innovative design, and inventive technologies


Groups that generally focus on designing museums and similar experiences using creative technology.

Exploratorium[San Francisco]exhibits made in-house, public-facing workshop
GSM Project[Montreal] [Singapore] [Dubai]content first, exhibitions
Iglhaut + von Grote[Berlin]scenography, spatial mise-en-scène
Local Projects[NYC]experience Designers pushing the boundaries of human interaction


Groups that have closed their doors are still useful for reference and inspiration. Check out the list of them here.

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