With a Creative Consultancy approach, DECOSTA elevates legendary brands that you know and love, worldwide. We also help start-ups to reach their highest potential. Our magic is in being able to achieve the unachievable.

  • Launched in February 1984
  • Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 16 core team members



During our 30-year history, DECOSTA has engaged audiences around the world. The company has represented the most influential brands in entertainment, fashion, finance, retail, and more. Our history of iconic work demonstrates a commitment to earning trust and delivering results.


  • Launched Will Smith on Social Media in 2007, growing an audience of over 80,000,000 fans.
  • Launched the Tupac Shakur brand on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Created and launched Glysomed’s “Me Time” advertising campaign.
  • Designed over 650 digital ads for Sony Music, working on legendary music brands including Elvis, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Talking Heads, Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, and more.
  • Helped raise over 1.2 million dollars by creating UNICEF’s “Love & Rage” campaign.


DECOSTA Global was initially formed in February 1984 by Joe DeCosta as Joe DeCosta Productions and was renamed DECOSTA ART + DESIGN by 1989. At that time DECOSTA began its work with Sony Music, which put the company’s on the path into the entertainment industry. In 2004, the company was rebranded as DECOSTA Enterprises Inc. as the business forayed into entertainment, licensing of its content management system, and the creation of consumer products. In 2010 the Company was renamed to DECOSTA Marketing Inc., by then having over 100 clients in various industries with a focus on growing audiences and building loyalty for brands in North America. In July of 2017, the Company was renamed DECOSTA Global and became part of the Malar Group of Companies.



Ben Cantin-Kranz


Motivated by creating compelling experiences, Ben constantly explores marketing strategy in social networks and emerging technologies to achieve goals with clients and their target markets.

Jesse DeCosta

President & CEO

By finding the greatness in a brand and then amplifying it, Jesse creates audience growth and customer loyalty. Jesse’s work maximizes the value, reach and profitability of iconic brands.