Since we founded the business in 2006, we’ve been quietly building a reputation for thoughtful, desirable and appropriate design.
Back then, we realised that many of our clients leading internal design teams faced a common problem. They needed to outsource design work but didn’t want to rely on traditional agencies whose size or structure sometimes meant they were inflexible or difficult to collaborate with – creating an ‘us and them’ division that stifled output. They also found that their in-house teams could sometimes become bogged down with internal issues (too close) and that agencies sometimes missed the point due to a lack of understanding (not close enough).
So we created an external design studio that would deliver the best of both. All the creative benefits that come from having a bit of distance, combined with the openness and desire to truly listen to, understand and translate their brand values and project objectives into great design work – without big egos or hidden creative agendas.
Ten years on, and we’re still doing just that – all of our clients work directly with us, the designers doing the work. No sales people, client handlers or account managers to go through. Just open, honest communication built on a clear, first-hand understanding of our clients’ needs.