show me shiny stuff
branding & identity
Branding is how the world at large perceives you. From visual look to tone of voice, we'll identify what makes you unique.
From choice of stock to unique finishing, print design has qualities that can’t be replicated on screen — we love it!
Coal fired PCs to smartphones, our web design will engage your audience no matter the device (excludes calculators).
video & aerial drone
We storyboard, copywrite and produce video — even from the air with aerial drones (pass the popcorn and flying goggles!)
County Gates House,
300 Poole Road, Westbourne, Dorset BH12 1AZ
hours on creative
noise complaints (singing)
bright ideas & rising
tea dodging — an art formA mix of skill and cunning enable Ian to avoid making tea. like that 'mate' down the pub who never buys a round, he's turned
tea-dodging into an art.
511tea rounds avoided*
20 years design and marketing agency experience has seen Ian working on some of the UK's largest brands. Prone to outbursts of song when people make tea, his off-key renditions bring a collective tear to co-workers eyes.
A keen Motocross rider and snowboarder Ian is also trustee for a charity responsible for the care of 205 orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya.
hours on creative
bright ideas & counting
designer — seeks hottieVanessa was convinced there was no toaster to be found in the office kitchen. 5 months later she found it, but only after buying one just minutes before — ouch!
466hours seeking toasters*
Vanessa has over 8 years design and marketing agency experience. In addition to being a skilled creative, she is fully versed in the dark art of 'tea making' — a skill which seems to elude Ian.
Vanessa's an accomplished street dancer and teaches hula-hooping. Ever hula'd a burning hoop? Vanessa has and retains her original set of eyebrows.
“I can't imagine we would be finished if the job had been done by anyone else or that they would have been anywhere near as accommodating”
- DENISE BONNICK, DOMINO'S PIZZA, CAMPAIGN MANAGER -
“I wanted to drop a note to express our thanks for the great work you have done — your dedication, flexibility & good grace is much appreciated”
- MARK DUCKWORTH, BARCLAYCARD MARKETING DIRECTOR -
“A big thank you for all your hard work on the IHG direct mail. With it finally put to bed I can breathe a sigh of relief — thanks again!”
- JACKIE PARNELL, BARCLAYCARD PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER -
“It's been a pleasure working with Ian — he takes nothing for granted & I would have no hesitation in recommending The Big Bright Idea for design & branding”
- ADAM COVELL, DIRECTOR, ECA ARHICTECTURE & PLANNING -
“In all my time working with fancy London design agencies, I have not come across anyone who approaches design with such logical creativity as Ian”
- CAROLYN FREEMAN, DIRECTOR, REVELATION MARKETING -
“We've worked with a number of designers over the years & you outshone
them all with the quality of your work while making the process so easy”
- MIKE ELEY, DIRECTOR, BIZGEN -
“The Big Bright Idea certainly came through with our new corporate identity. Ian was very clear in what he was going to do for us & we got it”
- DAVID CAUSLEY, DIRECTOR, PETER DAY PRECISION -
“Cor – you are good! Thanks for all your efforts
on this, the leaflets look stunning!”
- DAN DEBNAM, MARKETING DIRECTOR, SMART RIDERS -
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