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We’re an independent brand and design agency based in Manchester and the Nordics.

What we offer:
Strategy
Naming
Brand identity
Design
Brand and product campaigns
Internal communications
Brand consultancy

Our work

We create more valuable relationships between organisations and people by weaving business and brand strategy together. Simply, beautifully, effectively.

Age UK

Connecting sales, donations and sustainability. By celebrating the extension of life-cycles in a surprising, endearing way, we created a unifying brand-led idea for stores nationwide.

Services:
Brand strategy
Communications
Design
Consultancy

Cancer Research UK

By reframing a charity’s work for children and young people with cancer, we helped it reconnect, redouble efforts and enhance its reputation.

Services:
Brand strategy
Naming
Design
Communications

Showtown

Placemaking and Energising a town and engaging new audiences. We gave a new national museum all the charm, energy and sheer delight of a top-bill attraction.

Services:
Brand Strategy
Brand identity
Communications
Website
Consultancy

Our Future Health

Inspiring 5 million volunteers to contribute to the world’s largest health research programme. How to create a brand capable of making futuristic science meaningful to all, right now.

Services:
Brand strategy
Naming
Brand identity
Communications

Make Smoking History

Using brand to change behaviours for the better. New insight allowed us to give smokers a fresh perspective on their habit and how to break it.

Services:
Brand strategy
Naming
Brand identity
Communications
Consultancy

Gaddum

Creating a unique and unifying voice for a broad range of local charitable services. We helped Manchester’s oldest charity become its most relevant one.

Services:
Brand strategy
Brand identity
Communications
Consultancy
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How we do it

We work collaboratively with our clients, their audiences and partners through five phases, so that insight and imagination contribute fully to every aspect of every brand project.

Insight

Using engagement and research to uncover the critical truths about your organisation, your audiences and your context.

Ideas

Defining what you stand for, by exploring the possible market positions that could address your challenges and opportunities.

Identity

Creating the distinctive brand that will empower all parts of your organisation to express the new positioning through how it looks, speaks and behaves.

Implement

Producing and delivering assets, communications, tools and guidance that bring the brand to life.

Impact

Evaluating the impact of the brand in creating change and identifying opportunities to continue improvement.

Let’s discuss your challenge

Is your brand working
as hard as you are?
Find out now.

We’ve been making brands work better for over 20 years. We never know the answer, but we always find it.

If you need an honest perspective on how to address a challenge your organisation faces, we’re happy to provide an informal but informed review of how your brand could work better. No fee, no strings.

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