Option A Design is a boutique design studio, established in Pretoria in 2006.

We offer bespoke, end-to-end creative consulting, design & production management for all branding & design needs, spanning corporate identity, branding, editorial, advertising and promotional design & illustration, Interior graphics & project execution.

Option A Design is headed up by Annemart Swanepoel, a highly creative, experienced, GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR / VISUAL TRANSLATOR. Annemart holds an honors degree in Information Design from UP and has more than 16 years of graphic design and print management experience, and has built up and successfully run the design studio for the past 10 years.

Option A services a variety of clients from diverse industries, with appropriate and creative solutions, that meets specific needs, within a certain budget, time frame and brand vision.

What we do

Visual translation of business ideas through graphic design. Read more about our services here

How we do it

We follow a thorough creative process and foster partnerships with clients & their brands

After all, the product is only as good as the channel it comes from and the channel is dependent on good working relationships. If a brand acts as one and looks as one, it is not only stronger, but also more believable and prone to upward growth.

Why we do it

We love a good before and after! And we love beautifully crafted typography, elegant layout, the feel of exquisite printing effects, creative & conceptually sound brand interpretations, but what we love most of all, is happy clients.

Who we do it for

Option A has done work for a variety of clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to large corporates and teamed up seamlessly with agencies and other partners to produce work for, amongst others, clients like:

  • Afrisam
  • Amaridian New York
  • AngloGold
  • Aquamat
  • Beeld
  • Bidvest
  • Compliance Online
  • Cruises International
  • Dado Creations
  • Efficient Group
  • Greenhouse technologies
  • Iveri
  • Johnny Walker
  • Karoo Meat of Origin
  • Kelly
  • Loads of living
  • Media 24
  • Monaghan Farm
  • Nando’s
  • Nuclear Africa
  • Papillon
  • Potato South Africa
  • Principa
  • Red Meat SA
  • SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
  • Steinhoff
  • Subtropico
  • SVK
  • Synthesis software solutions
  • Techsmart
  • The Sharks
  • Umdwebo
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Free State
  • Xlink

Agency collaborations:

  • Amorphous Corporate / Zoo biscuit
  • Ants marketing
  • Art to Print
  • Benchmark digital
  • BrandWealth
  • Cross Colours
  • HKLM
  • Urban Crew


  • "…En dis altyd, altyd ‘n voorreg en ‘n vreugde om met Option A saam te werk: Die werk is uitnemend!”
    Coenie de Villiers
    Media strategist, musician & speaker
  • “She is very good at what she does, from creative conceptualisation, to managing the output required within specification, on-time and within budget. Annemart is pleasant to work with and knows her subject matter well."
    Dr Thomas Oosthuizen
    Global Consulting Director - focus upon how marketing in a digital age drives client & brand growth
  • "Annemart is one of the most naturally talented designers I've ever had the pleasure of working with."

    Jonathan McKay
    Director of Partnerships at Praekelt Foundation