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The second of the firsts was our first Christmas campaign for Merseyrail. Winning a competitive pitch is always a huge boost, but when the client has the same vision you have when faced with a simple sketch and a head full of ideas. It tells you that they have faith and trust in the agency. This was a true team effort, and thanks to the fantastic CGI work from Justin Metz, a simple sketch became quite magical and life like. We wanted to bring an old fashioned charm and Disney-esq magic back to Christmas and thanks to everyone involved we think it really worked.
Our third first was the creation and production of a child's activity book. A simple yet effective piece of design that communicates important safety messages about the Merseyrail network. Colouring in, spot the difference and bespoke nursery rhymes are brought together with original illustrations and characters created to engage and inform a young audience, and with the added bonus of giving the Accounts team something challenging to do in their lunch hour!
Here are some examples of our most recent work...
Check out our New Website Today! https://t.co/9eZsQxjtze #protectyourfamily — Viva Protect (@VivaProtectUK) January 27, 2016
At OLI we had the challenge of creating an inspiring, calming & reflective space for children https://t.co/KEGapdB7lK— Clarity Creation (@ClarityCreation) January 27, 2016
Stay safe but if you need me #callchrisHL pic.twitter.com/vOVB2GXTF8 — Chris (@callchrisHL) January 25, 2016
Christmas 2015From 1pm, Friday 18th December our usually efficient telephone answering service will be set aside whilst we celebrate Christmas together. Anything urgent contact a member of the team direct via email or fill in our contact form!
Take a look at what we have been getting up to recently! Below you will find examples of our latest work including signage we have designed and installed, flyers we have designed and printed, events we have managed and responsive websites we have created: portfolio.
As part of South East CSU's extensive communications and engagement offer to put patients and the public at the heart of commissioning, an online solution was required to host a number of resources to help Clinical Commissioning Groups and Area Teams embed the patient voice in health service planning and delivery. View our portfolio piece on how we helped South East CSU achieve this.
by Wayne StuartThe last few weeks have reminded me just how lucky we are in this industry to work and be around such talented people. I’m not just talking about my colleagues, friends and various suppliers, but the clients and individuals we are fortunate to meet who become part of the story we tell through our creativity. LIPA is a perfect example of this. We design and produce their prospectus and a chunk of marketing collateral that surrounds it. As part of the design process we regularly come into contact with the students and staff who make LIPA what it is. For those of you who don’t know, LIPA is a multi disciplinary performing arts university in the heart of Liverpool. Here they teach everything from Management to Musical Theatre, to students from all over the world. As part of the students’ education, experts from all over the globe regularly give a master class that will focus on one particular aspect of the performing arts. And that is how I was lucky enough to spend an hour in the company of Woody Harrelson. It was fascinating to hear first hand how this huge Hollywood star nearly froze, starved and was about to give up on his acting dream - saved only by a phone call and with no thanks to an overly paranoid girlfriend. His advice and encouragement to the students was priceless. Their reaction to him was also eye opening; there wasn’t any star struck fawning nonsense (that came from me) they just wanted to get every bit out of the session they could. The question and answer session was the best I’ve ever heard, I really got the impression that every student in the room thought “one day I’ll be in that chair!” An added bonus to all of this was that we could use a good friend and fantastic photographer, Deana Kay, to capture his visit (some of my favorites from the day are shown below). Pete Carr in very tricky conditions, low light, and limited time with no chance of using a tripod. It was Jonny who controlled the shoot from 15 feet up!! It is time’s like these that you can easily forget that you have a job to do and just get caught up in the moment. It’s also very easy to feel guilty asking a guy suspended, upside down held only by his feet and thighs to “hold that for a few more, just a couple more, one more…thanks”. Not a problem for Jonny who was eager to push the shoot ever further. So, next time you see a show like Cirque du Soleil with the cast performing 30 feet above you, think of Jonny and the many students who are trained at LIPA, they may be one of the people astounding you with their skill, athleticism and, let’s face, a huge dose of bottle. Thanks to Wired Aerial Dance, Cotton Street, for the use of their facilities and thanks to Jonny for just being Jonny.
New redesign of Karrada website is now live!
Christmas has arrived at Merseyrail Mtogo! Window vinyls have been installed at both Southport & Liverpool Central stations.
Clarity help Curtins hit the headlines...
Just completed signage at Curtins Consulting newest office in Bristol – bringing Bill to life!