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Thanks for visiting the website for Desktop Design, a full-service design firm, located in the Chicago area. We offer complete design, consulting, and training services, suitable to any need and budget. We have worked with fortune 100 companies, small businesses, charitable organizations, as well as a few start ups!


Desktop Design has designed brochures, catalogs, newsletters, magazines, books, and corporate identities for all types of clients. No job is too big or too small. We can complete your project in a timely, cost-effective manner. Desktop Design also has artists and illustrators on staff. We can create the perfect logo and business identity or execute the ideal cover illustration for your next book. Let us provide a free project estimate.

We offer the following design services in-house:


  • Concept design
  • Design for print
  • Print production
  • Logos and corporate Identity


  • Design for web
  • Website production
  • Database- and shopping cart-driven website design
  • Design for mobile devices
  • HTML5
  • CSS3


  • Book design
  • Book production
  • Design for online publications


  • Videography (We have cameramen on staff!)
  • Digital video editing and production
  • DVD authoring


  • Pencil, ink and electronic illustration
  • Flash and GIF animations



With over 20 years of design and production experience, our knowledge is your knowledge. Desktop Design has helped many companies set up design and production departments, helped to troubleshoot design or production problems, specified hardware and software for electronic design and production and solved many other challenges.

We offer the following consulting services in-house:


  • Process planning
  • Solutions for design problems
  • Solutions for problems on press
  • Identity solutions
  • Track job’s path from delivery to press
  • Identify workflow and technological inefficiencies
  • Assess job communications


  • Website evaluation
  • Website troubleshooting
  • Assess current website
  • Develop customer-based Web strategy
  • Implement web strategy to drive sales
  • Implementation of HTML5
  • Implementation of CSS3
  • Optimize support for mobile devices



Desktop Design provides professional training in groups and in one-on-one situations. We can conduct the training in our facility or on site in your own office or training center. We are experts in most of the professional design and production applications and we can provide anything from refresher or upgrade training all the way to comprehensive in all aspects of electronic design. It is training that counts. We do not waste your time with frivolous exercises with examples that do not relate to your work. Our training lessons and examples have been drawn from real-world projects!

We provide comprehensive training for the following applications and areas of interest:


  • InDesign
  • Acrobat
  • FrameMaker
  • QuarkXPress
  • FileMaker Pro
  • MS Word
  • Ms Excel
  • Ms PowerPoint
  • Dreamweaver
  • Fireworks
  • Final Cut Pro

Technologies and Techniques

  • Design for print
  • Design for web
  • Design for electronic distribution
  • Design for mobile
  • Print production
  • Production workflow
  • eCommerce
  • HTML5
  • Videography
  • Video production
  • Video editing
  • CSS3


Call us today at 847-677-6666 to get all the details.