Creative agency for Essex Brands

We’re a creative agency that unites branding & advertising for challenger brands that want to stand out from the ordinary.

Scaling regional brands

For those looking to say no to ordinary

Bored of Long commitments without results? What about trying to spoon feed constantly? It’s all really ordinary, and pretty boring.

Thankfully we’re Against Ordinary, and we do things slightly different. Whether you are looking to do an exciting brand project to build energy into the business or launch campaigns to build momentum, we can help with that.

We’re a local agency working with regional and national brands that can help you scale and grow the business all from our Studio in Colchester.

We help Essex companies with…

A new brand

Whether it’s going to market with a new brand and identity or starting a conversation about a new product or service you’re looking to launch with branding.

Creative Ideas

Perhaps you’re looking for an agency to support you with the thinking, helping you come up with the campaigns and assets and allow your team to deliver the results?

Activation launch campaigns

New brand and looking sexy? Now it’s time to show the world. We can help you with getting out to your audience and building excitement that your audience can’t ignore.

What we do

to make you unmissable.

Brand strategy

why people will choose you

You know when you just feel good energy from a brand, they feel familiar, you click, you’re obsessed, you follow them on social media and long to be “one of them”? That’s brand strategy.

  • Brand personality
  • Tone of voice and brand statements
  • Brand and industry positioning
  • Mission, Vision, Purpose and principles
  • Archetypes and positioning statements

Visual identity

what you look like

We don’t believe in ‘that’ll do’ branding. Everything we do is done with a drive to make people’s eyes go dry, because they refuse to blink and risk missing a moment.

  • Logo creation
  • Creative Direction
  • Typography and colour palette
  • Brand guidelines and image treatment

Brand experience

how you create loyalty

Once we’ve come up with a killer idea, we bring it to life in a way that immerses your audience wherever they’re looking. Like being suffocated with creativity

  • Website and collateral design
  • Packaging design
  • Event, print and stationery design
  • Social media and digital asset creation

Ideas & strategy

finding your nuggets of gold

Whether you’re launching a new product, breaking into a new industry or just want to raise awareness of your brand, we’ll find the perfect idea to stop people in their tracks.

  • Campaign ideation
  • Comms planning and strategy
  • Marketing tactic mapping

Campaign Production

bringing the big idea to life

We’ll get your brand touch points as consistent as those swimmers on the Olympics, but less wet, more design, video, social media assets…

  • Design for literally everything
  • Animation and movement
  • Landing page creation

Marketing delivery

Getting the results in the bag

Now that we have the campaign plan and idea brought to life, we can execute across the different marketing channels right for the campaign.

  • Content
  • Digital PR and media buying
  • Social media management
  • Paid media advertising

Our difference

flipping the script

Ideas are everything. They’re the things people will remember. The reason someone will stop what they’re doing, notice your brand, invest in your product.

Some agencies will try and sell you the service first. They’ll say you need social media, a landing page, a PR campaign and some press ads thrown in. Then they’ll struggle to give you an idea that kinda works across all of that, but doesn’t wow anyone, anywhere. It’s tedious.

When you work with us, you get the big thinking first, putting your brand message at the core of every campaign. Then we’ll find the best ways of getting in front of your audience. Out of home activations, PR and yes, a bit of social media, but creative always comes first. Are your eyebrows raised yet?

  • No 12 month commitments, we work in 3-6month campaign sprints
  • Ideas first, always we don’t sell tactics you don’t need.
  • We focus on creative ideas that get you seen.

Work with us

and become unmissable

Be inspired

and become an “againster”