A 50-strong team established in 1999.

We are an independent creative partner for ambitious brands seeking a competitive edge.

What do we do?

We tackle business challenges head-on through the creation and activation of compelling ideas using research, insight, experience and expertise.

We make brands more visible, memorable and, ultimately, more effective irrespective of channel or geography.

What do we offer?

It all begins and ends with brand.

  • Brand strategy
    We work closely with you to fully research and understand your markets, competitors and audiences. We use this insight to position your brand in such a way that it can spark and maintain mutually rewarding relationships.
  • Brand identity, naming and architecture
    We dig deep to uncover the truth that lies at the heart of your brand. We bring this to life by defining the way the brand thinks, looks, speaks and behaves.
  • Brand activation
    From integrated through-the-line campaigns spanning digital, experiential and offline to brand packaging, film and motion, all our communications – internal and external – are consistent, impactful and true to your brand.
  • Environments
    Our brand-led methodology also extends into the physical space, enabling us to deliver rich experiences from retail and leisure to corporate and public spaces. We seek to create immersive, stimulating environmental interactions that generate a positive response to your brand.
  • Digital strategy, marketing, UX, development and design
    Few aspects of our day-to-day lives aren’t digital and the same goes for many of our projects. Our integrated digital approach meets our clients’ expectations in digital innovation and delivers tangible results for their brands.

Who do we do it for?

We partner long-term and work fast to deliver positive change. We’ve never been sector-specific and our approach to work has always been straightforward: find people we get along with and produce outstanding work that is creatively effective and financially rewarding for both parties.

Who are we?

We’re a select, 50-strong in-house team of specialists with diverse skills and experiences who get to the heart of brands and make them communicate more effectively.

We are planners, strategists, designers, developers, project managers, animators, writers and illustrators working across multiple sectors at the highest level for a range of UK and international brands.

Contact us to discuss a new project

James Young, james@d8.uk

David Shanks, davids@d8.uk

Ross McDonald, ross@d8.uk