Graphic design, branding and illustration in Fourways, Johannesburg

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About us

Who We Are

Perkolate is about blending good ideas, skill and experience to create the perfect message. Founder, owner and designer Marelise Jacobs has over ten years' experience in graphic design, branding and illustration and started the design studio in 2016.

We work with big brands, start-ups and everyone in between which means we understand that building strong client relationships is about trust, respect and the satisfaction of a job well done.

What We Do

We combine our skills and knowledge with your needs and objectives to create branding that works and design that delivers your message in the best way possible.

  • Print Design
  • Digital Design
  • Branding
  • Illustration

Design and Branding Services

Print Design

Logo Design
Business Card Design
Corporate Identity
Brand Identity
Posters and Leaflets
Event Stand Design
Magazine Adverts

Digital Design

Web banners
Carousel Banners
Branded Facebook Covers
Facebook Banner Ads
Branded Twitter Covers
Email Signatures
Digital White Papers


Logo Design
Letterhead Design
Business Cards
Colours, Fonts and Images
Brand Guidelines
Corporate Clothing Design
Corporate Gift Design


Line Drawings
Vector Illustrations
Instructional Illustration
Childhood Development
Educational Illustration
Icon Creation
Decorative Illustration

Our Portfolio

Below is a sample of successful projects and happy clients. To view a more extensive collection of work, download our digital portfolio.

What our clients say

Marelise is an incredibly talented and intuitive artist. Her ability to listen to and understand the client's needs, then to produce stunningly beautiful, meaningful and "on-the mark" images is remarkable. We can't believe we found her and would welcome the opportunity to use her services again for our future graphic design needs.

Zoe Mailloux
Occupational Therapist

Marelise designed board games for content that we supplied. She worked fast and her designs were always engaging and surprising. She really had a great read of what our audiences needed.

Kevin McCaughey
Adult Education Specialist

Marelise Jacobs from Perkolate is not only very professional going beyond to assist, but they are also very time conscious and offer an extremely attentive personal service ensuring that they understand your needs fully. Perkolate’s creativity and desire to meet customer expectations make them the ideal business partner for any organization.

Bronwyn Mac Farlane
Arista Health

Contact us

If you would like to get in touch, please give us a call, send an email or leave a message.

Spaces Office Building, Design Quarter,
Fourways, South Africa

+27 11 510 0168
+27 84 640 1354

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