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Clarity for change

 

What we do

 
Design has the power to connect, inspire and transform. We work closely with clients to distil the narrative and produce bespoke designs that have simplicity, style and clarity.
 
Strategy
Brand strategy
Key messaging
Marketplace analysis
Name creation
Positioning
Purpose and values
Vision and mission
 
Brand
Art direction
Brand identity
Brand guidelines
Creative campaigns
Logo design
Tone of voice
Typography
 
Communication
Copy
Editorial design
Environmental design
Graphic design
Illustration
Packaging
Photography
Print
Signage/way-finding
 
Digital
Animation
Data visualisation
Film
Interactive
Presentation design
Social media
Website design
Very Own Studio 201 Portland Road Hove 3600X2225Px
Very Own Studio 201 Portland Road Hove Shelves 3600X2225Px
 

How we do it

 
We are principled
We are inspired by organisations and people dedicated to change. We want to support you in making positive and ethical impact.

We are curious
Every project is a unique challenge and a special collaboration. We relish learning about your world and asking the questions that get to the heart of the issue.

We are exact
We focus on rigorous problem-solving and strategic integrity. We invest in the fine details to create timeless designs that work from the inside out.

We are part of your team
We are honest and upfront. We want you to think of us as a trusted part of your family – your Very Own Studio.
 
 

Our clients

 
Our skills can be applied to any cause, whatever the sector or size of organisation. But the success of previous projects has given us particular experience working in the following areas...
 
 
Built environment
Conran and Partners
First Base
Barratt London
Archiboo
Morey Smith
Toni Moses Design
Q Developments
The Engineering Club
 
Third sector
Equlity and Human Rights Commission
Institute of Development Studies
Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index
Climate Smart Initiative
Plastic Free Pledge
AIDS Alliance
 
Sport
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
British Cycling

Start up businesses
ShootCase
Alternative Bike Co.
Party Trike
 
Creative services
Design Brighton
Studio MGD
A Models
Jim Stephenson Photography
Andy Stagg Photography
Mel House
 

Our people

 
Small but smart, we are a team of two. We work with a wider network of trusted collaborators.
 
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Mark Ferguson
Creative Director
 
Mark has worked at the forefront of graphic design for 20 years. He developed his skills at several agencies before setting up Very Own Studio in 2009. He has an MA in design and has lectured in the subject. His work has won awards and been widely published and exhibited.
 
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Anne Stafford
Project Manager
 
Anne's career of project management spans 15 years. She has extensive experience in partnership working, managing teams and helping organisations better use technology. Anne has a BA in History and Social Sciences and an MSc in Information Systems.
 

Contact

 
Very Own Studio,
201 Portland Road,
Hove, East Sussex,
BN3 5JA
Very Own Studio, 201 Portland Road,
Hove, East Sussex, BN3 5JA
 
Email: info@veryownstudio.com
Phone: 01273 423 345