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I’m Charli, an independent graphic designer and marketing consultant, living and working in the Cotswold village of Broadway, Worcestershire.

I specialise in identity, print and visual communication to create beautiful, exciting and memorable designs for the design-conscious business.

I’m alway happy to discuss new projects  – even if you’re just in the ideas phase – so please send me an email or pick up the phone.  I’d love to talk with you!

Click on each service below to find out more…

PRINT & BRAND COMMUNICATION DESIGN

I specialise in designing printed materials and provide easy to digest, informative communications.

Past projects include brand books, brochures, coffee table books, annual reports, magazine, editorial and publication design, packaging, posters and business stationery.

LOGO DESIGN & BRAND IDENTITY

Whether you’re a start-up company requiring a logo and business stationery or an existing company who wants a brand re-fresh or comprehensive set of brand guidelines, I work to provide more than just a pretty picture. Your identity should communicate your company values to your customers; through in-depth research and careful strategy comes beautiful and effective identities with endurance.

COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTS & EXHIBITION DESIGN

Working with large-scale graphics such as signage, Point-of-Sale and exhibition stands, I have an in-depth understanding on behavioural patterns and the reception of information in public environments. Ensuring your customers are guided effortlessly through a space, I can design and help to provide a fully immersive experience.

WEBSITE DESIGN & ONLINE MATERIAL

Content rich, intuitive and fully responsive WordPress or bespoke-built websites and Content Management Systems (CMS) can be provided as part of your identity design package, or if you’re looking for a new website design for your existing company, get in touch to find out how I can help.

I can also create online advertising material such as Google Ads banners, website elements and provide HTML email and template design services for you to use with your chosen email client.

ART DIRECTION

Having worked with iconic heritage brands through to local start-up companies, I can work with you to shape your company identity and provide artistic direction to smoothly bring your communications to life for; photoshoots, advertising campaigns and immersive customer experiences.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

If your company has a strong focus or connection to sustainability, I’d love to know. I strive to encourage businesses to take more of a stance on environmental responsibility and work with printers who can offer the following options for ‘green’ design where applicable:

  • Certifications such as FSC for responsively managed forests
  • Recycled paper stocks
  • Innovative materials with alternative fibers such as recycled coffee grounds, hemp or bamboo
  • Vegetable based inks
  • Chlorine-free bleached papers
  • BPA-free packaging

Working with lifestyle, heritage and luxury brands, as well as local and start-up companies. I offer a range of services to encourage and increase customer engagement with your brand.

I have a portfolio spanning both large and small-scale print runs, and am accustomed to working in multiple languages.

APPROACH

Working with closely with clients throughout the whole process, my approach is focused on honest collaboration and I won’t leave you in the dark.

You know your company best, so I encourage you to spill the beans and allow me to get a real feel for what you’re all about.

I then delve into all of the elements needed to create an effective piece of communication for your brand.

COLLABORATIONS

Should your project call for other skills which fall beyond my own, I have a network of reliable contacts across the design industry who I work with from time-to-time.

From copywriters, to website and UX developers, photographers and illustrators, it also means that we have a range of different styles available at our fingertips so we can choose the most appropriate talent for your project.

I also work with Patent Attorneys and IP offices that specialise in protecting your design copyright, should your business needs call for that extra level of brand protection.

A few clients & companies I’ve worked with.