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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

Sep 2
Posted By Design Motive on Monday, September 02, 2013 1977 Views

Celebrating London 2012

36 inspirational athletes, 80 torchbearers, 240 volunteer Games Makers, 12 Gold Medals… Two great Games! One year on, Design Motive produces a commemorative book for EDF, celebrating its remarkable achievements and contributions to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Aug 23
Posted By Design Motive on Friday, August 23, 2013 1458 Views

New Energy

Design Motive launches new website for EDF Energy Renewables. View the website here.

May 14
Posted By Design Motive on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1266 Views

Connecting us

Design Motive creates the EDF Energy Campus identity. Campus will help strengthen
the company's DNA, through skills learning, knowledge sharing and personal development.
The Campus environment will be rolled-out across 15 sites and will also reach 15,000
employees digitally.

View the Campus brochure online

Sep 1
Posted By Design Motive on Saturday, September 01, 2012 977 Views

Low carbon legacy

Design Motive helps EDF Group to document their legacy for London 2012 and beyond. 
To view the brochure click HERE.

May 16
Posted By Design Motive on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 1009 Views

Showcasing Recharging Solutions

Design Motive helps EDF Energy showcase their electric vehicle recharging solutions at the Eco Velocity show.

Apr 26
Posted By Design Motive on Thursday, April 26, 2012 980 Views

New product brand
for EDF Energy

Design Motive creates new product brand identity for EDF Energy’s low carbon generation electricity, Blue, which is powering the EDF Energy London Eye, major London landmarks, the 2012 Olympic Park and from this month, it can power your home too.

Apr 24
Posted By Design Motive on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 881 Views

Dynamic Campaigns for EDF Energy

Design Motive helps EDF Energy to get their message online. 

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Jul 21
Posted By Oz Freire on Thursday, July 21, 2011 885 Views

Inspiring people to be more sustainable in their everyday lives

Design Motive brands the new EDF BMW Electric Mini E.

Jul 8
Posted By Design Motive on Friday, July 08, 2011 1053 Views

Energy advice at a location near you

Design Motive brands the new EDF Energy advice kiosks which are currently being rolled-out across the UK.

Apr 6
Posted By Oz Freire on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 898 Views

Ideal Home.

Everything you need to know to begin your low carbon journey

EDF Energy’s Ideal Home Show exhibition stand, created by Design Motive, helps visitors to harness the power of nature and to generate heat and electricity at home.

Mar 8
Posted By Oz Freire on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 932 Views


"As we ask ourselves what kind of planet we are leaving our children, so we must also ask what kind of children we are leaving our planet."

Vincent de Rivaz
EDF Energy Chief Executive

EDF Energy's SUSTAINABILITY COMMITMENTS designed by Design Motive

Feb 28
Posted By Design Motive on Monday, February 28, 2011 834 Views

Control at your fingertips

ECO MANAGER brand & packaging. We are helping you & EDF Energy take control of your energy usage.

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.

Jan 12
Posted By Oz Freire on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 1011 Views

Employees are our most valuable assets

"You’re the expert" is our campaign theme for the launch video and supporting
material for the EDF Energy Employee Engagement Survey

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.