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I don’t know how I know this

I don’t know how I know this

Over my time here at the agency I have gained valuable knowledge and experience, however I have also found out some pretty unusual things. So, in this blog, I wanted to share a few random facts with you albeit they probably won’t help you on a...

How to adult

How to adult

When I was younger, I couldn't wait to get a job, so when I turned 14, I went around my local town handing out my CV. I remember feeling heartbroken after not receiving any calls, but soon enough I landed my first part-time job as a waitress. I...

Lambrini

Lambrini

Lambrini. Lambrini, manufactured in Liverpool by Halewood Wines and Spirits, is the clear brand leader in the sales of Perry in Britain, and is responsible for growth in the market. Offering a variety of light and fruity flavours, including cherry and...

Shop ’til you drop on Instagram

Shop ’til you drop on Instagram

With its 1 billion monthly active users worldwide, it’s no secret that Instagram is a great platform for businesses looking to diversify their advertising channels and reach new customers. Instagram’s next big step in becoming a more business...

Tick tock on the clock

Tick tock on the clock

Although the title would suggest otherwise, this blog post isn’t actually about ke$ha’s famous song tik-tok. We all know what time is, but just to give you a better perception of it, 1 million seconds is roughly 11.5 days and 1 billion seconds...

Canyon Eisberg Tour of Britain 2018

Canyon Eisberg Tour of Britain 2018

Canyon Eisberg Tour of Britain 2018. Eisberg Wine is the UK's number 1 alcohol free wine, offering an alternative beverage to those who are the designated driver, counting calories, or abstaining for health reasons. They were one of the lead...

P Ducker Systems

P Ducker Systems

P. Ducker Systems. PDS are a SCADA and Control & Monitoring systems company at the forefront of their sector. Working with the likes of Transport for London and the National Grid. They broached the subject of repositioning their brand and asked...

What’s Q got to do with it?

What’s Q got to do with it?

This blog would’ve probably never been written if it wasn’t for a colleague introducing me to the ‘Q’ test not so long ago. Now if you aren’t familiar with this test, it is essentially to find out whether you are more ‘self’ or ‘other’ centred....

A team for all seasons

A team for all seasons

It’s officially summer, and the recent heat wave has no doubt had us all melting in our office chairs. It seems it’s not just the weather that’s been too hot to handle – it’s our projects too. In between trips to the shop for ice lollies,...

When I were a young’un

When I were a young’un

Is it a blog? Is it a poem? Is it a memoir? I don’t know. I just felt compelled to write from the heart this week, so here it is, I’ll just tell you what I know (this shouldn’t take too long!) I remember when blogs didn’t even exist. I remember...

Music of my mind

Music of my mind

In this modern age, we’re always switched on, we literally can’t stop. The majority of us follow a live-to-work lifestyle, which in turn lends itself to an ever-increasing risk of mental health issues. It’s not always something we like to talk...

All about humans

All about humans

So many times I get asked, “What’s the best way to approach a branding process?” Surely you just create a few ideas and voila! It arrives pre-packaged out of the box, ready to drive a brand that does what it says on the tin. The reality is far...

Archbond Limited

Archbond Limited

Archbond Limited. Archbond are a manufacturer and supplier of laminated materials used in a range of industries. We delivered: brand, print, digital, website, marketing and clothing. Our approach: Archbond needed a strong brand that clearly...

Be more social

Be more social

Which social media profiles should you be using for your business? It is now widely known that social media is a necessary marketing tool that every business needs to use in order to stay visible and relevant. 92% of marketers say that social...

See ya later pal(s)

See ya later pal(s)

As my time at DE22 draws to a close like a pair of velvet curtains, I’m reflecting on my time on Friar Gate. It all started as a possible 6-week freelance gig whilst I waited on an Australian visa and DE22 looked for a permanent designer for the...

Barwell & Jones

Barwell & Jones

Barwell & Jones. A prestige wine agency with a focused portfolio trading under the known and historical name of Barwell & Jones. Their rebrand needed to reflect the long heritage and premium focus. We delivered: rebrand and print. Our approach:...

Express UPS

Express UPS

Express UPS. Uninterruptible Power Supplies Express UPS provide uninterruptible power supplies to businesses where loss of power supply could be crucial. We delivered: brand and e-commerce website. Our approach: the naming and brand needed to...

Just our type

Just our type

Choosing the right font for a brand or campaign is part of the journey to creating a unique identity or conveying your messages. Typography can trigger powerful ideas and emotions. Here are some great font choices that we are salivating over!...

Hashtag Happy

Hashtag Happy

Hashtags, not to be confused with hash browns, are a way of categorising messages and topics on Twitter using the hash # symbol. One of the first times the hashtag was used by the public to segment a topic for discussion was during the San Diego...

Logos and Marks

Logos and Marks

Logos & Marks Here's a selection of logos and marks that we enjoyed creating, some that made the grade and some that didn't.

Reiju

Reiju

Reiju. Reiju is a company in the retail sector specialising in crystals, gifts and Reiki. We delivered: naming, rebrand. Our approach: we needed to gain a good understanding of the products that our client provided and the target audience...

Four Four DJ Academy

Four Four DJ Academy

Four Four DJ Academy. 44 Music School is made up of a team of established DJ’s who help individuals realise their goals. We delivered: brand, print, digital, website and clothing. Our approach: when we were approached to create a brand for 44 DJ...