Helms Workshop™ is an award-winning creative firm founded by Christian Helms, providing a full range of brand development and design services. We combine smart, strategic thinking with wild-eyed creativity in a highly collaborative environment, producing powerful ideas and unexpected solutions that bring big results to businesses across the country.
Our client list is as eclectic as our interests, ranging from national brands like Pabst Brewing, Hasbro and HBO, to local standouts Alamo Drafthouse, Frank restaurant and Austin Beerworks, as well as a host of bands including Spoon, Modest Mouse, The Hold Steady and Wilco.
In addition to helping businesses launch, grow and reach new audiences our work has received awards and recognition from a host of esteemed entities including Communication Arts, Graphis, Step, ID, Print, and Metropolis. We’ve even been awarded a gold record from the Recording Industry Association of America, despite being unable to carry a tune.
The Workshop Compound™ in south Austin also serves as home to web development group Source Interactive, and poster and fine art serigraph studio The Decoder Ring.