"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success."

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

OUR SPECIALTY

We specialize in designing and launching products.

CG is a design and production agency. Small enough to care, big enough to deliver.

Our highly experienced team has successfully designed and launched thousands of products. We can design and produce almost anything with our invaluable network of design, sourcing and production partners across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. 

Product Design +
Development
Production +
Experience
 


OUR CAPABILITIES

We have a full-service process set in place, right from the planning and designing phase to the production and marketing.

STRATEGY
Market Research
Business Landscape
Swot Analysis
Competitive Analysis
Audience Insight
Tone + Voice
BRANDING
Brand Positioning
Brand Architecture
Naming
Brand Identity
Brand Guidelines
Copywriting
PRODUCTS
Trend Forcasting
Consumer Mapping
Brand Directives
Design + Development
Brand Integration
Partnership Selection
PRODUCTION
Textile Design
Material Sourcing
Pattern Making
Prototyping
Manufacturing
Fullfillment
PRINT
Collateral Design
Brand Books
Packaging
Wayfinding
Signage
Environmental
CONTENT
Art Direction
Photography
Film
Social Media
Experimental
Events
EXPERIENCE
Web
Ecommerece
Mobile + App
Motion Graphics
3D Renderings
Virtual Reality


SECTORS

Blending Disciplines.

By utilizing the specialized knowledge of our lifestyle disciplines, we incorporate global trends and consumer habits from multiple sectors to bring brands closer to their consumer in authentic, creative ways.

Our cross-sector network and collaborations are a result of over 16 years of powerful inter-industry relationships.

OUR FOCUS 
Fashion + Lifestyle 
Luxury + Retail 
Real Estate + Places 
Travel + Hospitality 
Art + Entertainment 
Cannabis

 

SELECT CLIENTS

A few clients we have worked with.

CLIENTS

Preparation meets Opportunity.

We pride ourselves on forging strong and purposeful connections between our clients and the consumers who experience the work we do. Below are a few encouraging words they had to say about working with us.

  • "Chris is a creative individual with the perseverance and talent to get the job done. He has a great sense of color, keen eye to detail, the ability to forecast trends and extensive knowledge in all aspects of design."
    — TOMMY HILFIGER, TOMMY HILFIGER USA
  • "Chris Cortez has the ability to foresee trends without ever being trendy. His capacity to entwine classic luxury into 21st century tastes demonstrates that he is a designer with both knowledge and experience well beyond his years."
    — KEVIN DYSON, CEO OF THE C.K. TANG LTD GROUP OF COMPANIES AT C.K. TANG LIMITED
  • "Chris Cortez was instrumental in helping us go from idea to market, having a hand in everything from the brand blue print to the marketing collateral. He’s a graphic designer, a creative director, and a brand strategist with an endless supply of energy complimented by his commitment to quality."
    — DOUGLAS ROSE, FOUNDER, DOUGLAS ROSE
  • "Chris Cortez is a rare cocktail of enviable energy, innate creativity, utter tenacity and genuine generosity, all in equal measure."
    — TODD SIMMONS, VICE PRESIDENT, BRAND EXPERIENCE & DESIGN AT IBM
  • "Chris loves research and knows how to connect the inspirational dots from sartorial to street, in a manner which is completely compelling. He has a great eye for detail and a forward thinking process that sets his ideas apart."
    — MICHAEL MOMBELLO, SVP PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN, PVH CORPORATION
  • "Cortez is a master at what he does, his work far surpasses what a client would expect. We have done everything from real estate marketing, brand identities to food packaging. I highly recommend him for any project in any field."
    — ADAM MESHBERG, PRICIPAL, MESHBERG GROUP
  • "The work that Cortez Groupe delivered was nothing short of spectacular and it has elevated my brand to a level far beyond my expectations. My branding is continually complemented and I would recommend anyone looking for world class branding to work with Cortez Groupe."
    — MICHAEL NASH, SENIOR MANAGER, ADIDAS BROOKLYN CREATOR FARM