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2012 Edition

national industry 541430

Graphic Design Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in planning, designing, and managing the production of visual communication in order to convey specific messages or concepts, clarify complex information, or project visual identities. These services can include the design of printed materials, packaging, advertising, signage systems, and corporate identification (logos). This industry also includes commercial artists engaged exclusively in generating drawings and illustrations requiring technical accuracy or interpretative skills.

The immediate parent of national industry 541430 is international industry 54143: Graphic Design Services

Illustrative Examples

  • Commercial art studios
  • Independent commercial or graphic artists Corporate identification (i.e., logo) design services Medical art or illustration services
  • Graphic design consulting services

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in creating and/or placing public display advertising material are classified in Industry 541850, Outdoor Advertising; and
  • Independent artists primarily engaged in creating and selling visual artwork for noncommercial use and independent cartoonists are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 541430
2007 541430
2012 541430
2017 541430
2022 541430

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 541430, Graphic Design Services:

  1. art studio including art lesson
  2. art studio no sale
  3. artist
  4. artist studio
  5. audio or visual consulting
  6. commercial art and graphic design
  7. commercial artist and graphic designer office
  8. commercial artist office
  9. consultant audio or visual
  10. consultant graphic design
  11. electrotyping or lithographing or playing card manufacturing or rubber stamp manufacturing or assembly or sign manufacturing plastic or vinyl computer generated letter or graphic no painting or using power machinery or silk screen printing paper or posterboard plastic or wood
  12. graphic artist and designer
  13. graphic design
  14. graphic design and desktop publishing service
  15. graphic design firm no web application development
  16. graphic design firm public relation
  17. graphic design service
  18. graphic design service office
  19. graphic designer
  20. graphic designer condominium office
  21. graphic designer no web application development
  22. graphic designer office
  23. graphic designer or commercial artist office excl professional
  24. health and allied service not otherwise classified
  25. office commercial artist and graphic designer
  26. printing publishing and duplication graphic design
  27. professional scientific and technical service
  28. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  29. public relation graphic design firm
  30. sign manufacturing silk screen printing cloth
  31. sign manufacturing silk screen printing paper or posterboard
  32. sign manufacturing silk screen printing plastic
  33. sign manufacturing silk screen printing wood
  34. silk screen printing
  35. specialized design service


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