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What we do
Interactive design
  • Online advertising
  • Email & viral marketing
  • Search engine marketing
  • Blog consultancy & setup
  • Content management & development
  • Online magazine design & build
  • Website design & build
  • Intranet and extranet design & build
  • Website service provision & support
  • Online brand compliance & control
Graphic design
  • Advertising
  • Annual Reports
  • Brochures & marketing collateral
  • Direct mail marketing
  • Posters
  • Consumer packaging
  • Point-of-sale display
3D design
  • Destination branding
  • Retail design
  • Exhibition design
  • Signage
  • Vehicle livery
  • Uniforms
Brand design
  • Visual audit & brand SWOT analysis
  • Competitive brand analysis
  • Brand architecture
  • Name generation & naming systems
  • Visual identity creation
  • Brand video & book development
  • Design standards & guidelines documentation
  • Brand compliance & support
  • Brand positioning & value proposition development 
  • Message matrix development
Why Design Motive
  • 1. Long term & reliable partner
  • 2. Strategic approach
  • 3. Excellent creativity
  • 4. Implementation expertise
  • 5. Superior value for money
  • 6. Proven results
Agency background
  • Full service agency, formed in 1993 by three designers
  • Structured in a robust, independent and sustainable way
  • Down-to-earth, trustworthy, energetic and smart group of 20 people, passionate about the work and service we offer clients
  • Exceptional B2B and B2C experience across a wide range of sectors and markets
  • Proven track record in positively effecting our client’s business by design
  • Deliver on brief, on time, on budget in an enjoyable and rewarding way
  • Pragmatic and client focused - remain calm under pressure and don’t flap
  • Combine creative flair with a safe pair of hands
  • Innate ability to understand complex detail quickly, vital for successful brand development
  • Offer exceptional value through cost & design effectiveness
Sector experience
  • Airlines
  • Architecture
  • Arts & entertainment
  • Automotive
  • Broadcasting
  • Building & construction
  • Car Rental
  • Consumer products
  • Construction
  • Electronics & electrical
  • Energy & utilities
  • Engineering
  • Financial services
  • Food & drink
  • FMCG
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • IT Information technology
  • Leisure
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining & minerals
  • Media & broadcasting
  • Not for profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Photographic
  • Power Generation
  • Rail Networks
  • Recruitment & training
  • Telecommunications
  • Travel & transportation
  • Travel Agents
Our motive
  • to generate results by design
  • to build long term relationships  
  • to enhance the brand experience
  • to accommodate the environment
  • to work with talented people
  • to exceed expectations
  • to make a difference
  • to enjoy what we do
  • to win awards
  • to create a great working environment
  • to surprise and delight
  • to stay small and perfectly formed
What our clients say
  • “They really listened to what we wanted”
  • “Design Motive challenged us, guided us and inspired us”
  • “A never ending source of ideas”
  • “There’s a union between graphic design and marketing thought”
  • “They are committed to building long-term relationships”
  • “Design motive were our brand champions, in every sense of the word”
  • “They brought our vision of the future to life when we couldn’t quite imagine it”
  • “Honest, helpful and proactive”
  • “A real breath of fresh air”
  • “Their business is built on mutual respect; so is ours”
  • “We’ve covered more ground in the last six years than we have in the last twenty, largely due to Design Motive”
  • “Design Motive just got it; they saw the overall picture quickly and instinctively, which saved us time and money”
  • “Excellent and sensitive facilitating skills, both vital for the successful integration of two proud organisations”
  • “This job is about creating a brand new market place; you need stamina and fanatical attention to detail, both of which we get in spades from Design Motive”
  • “I always feel I’m their number one priority, and they’ve never let me down”
  • “Design Motive challenged long outdated perceptions with inescapable evidence”
  • “Feeling uncomfortable made the difference between a great result and an inspired one”
  • “Above all, they are passionate about design; and its infectious”
Client list
  • Ascot
  • BBC
  • B&Q
  • British Airways
  • Burgess Yachts
  • Capital Radio
  • Daily Mail
  • Dubois Yachts
  • EDF Energy
  • Fitness First
  • GE
  • Hertz
  • London 2012
  • Rainforest Concern
  • Reed
  • Sibelius
  • The Prince’s Charities
  • The Vitec Group PLC
  • The Weir Group PLC
  • Boral Limited
  • Manfrotto
  • Schefenacker
  • Sibneft
  • RusAl
  • Bacardi
  • Taj Hotels
  • Unilever
  • Hertz Corporation
  • Perot Systems
  • Wyndham Hotel Group
  • Compass Group
  • EDF Energy
  • Mobileway
  • Oberthur Card Systems
  • Amadeus IT Group
  • Futureduty
  • Wines of Spain
Saudi Arabia
  • Pabmec City
  • Sabic
  • Port Ghalib
  • Amels Yachts
  • Phillips
  • Sabic
  • EVS
  • Rosy Blue
  • Corinthia Hotels
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DM Blog listing

Jan 25
Posted By Design Motive on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 883 Views

A new vision of a low carbon London has started

We are helping EDF Energy deliver a vision of a city committed to cleaner, lower-carbon living.
The EDF Energy London Eye is the ideal place to imagine London’s low carbon future.

Dec 9
Posted By Design Motive on Thursday, December 09, 2010 835 Views

Brand Video captures the imagination

Design Motive's new brand video for the VITEC GROUP PLC proves to be a success
with customers and investors alike.

Dec 8
Posted By Design Motive on Wednesday, December 08, 2010 996 Views

Brighter, Bolder, Better Amadeus

The new AMADEUS Brighter, Bolder, Better global CAMPAIGN goes live
with tremendous results internally and externally.

Nov 12
Posted By Oz Freire on Friday, November 12, 2010 1014 Views

Look out for our simple
& effective branding 

for Mercedes Benz Smart Car & EDF Energy
in a town centre near you

Nov 3
Posted By Design Motive on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 811 Views

Everything goes off without a hitch

Design Motive brands the EDF Energy Networks 10 year
commemorative event to great acclaim.

Nov 3
Posted By Design Motive on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 813 Views


New promotional truck livery is unveiled; the first application of the
new Building something great™ brand strategy developed by Design Motive
for construction and building materials giant, BORAL LIMITED in Australia.

Nov 3
Posted By Design Motive on Wednesday, November 03, 2010 1103 Views

Design Motive & David Downton win
The Wyndham Grand Collection campaign wins coveted award