We’ve been looking forward to seeing Matthew Taylor’s review of Good Work, which was published yesterday. The review was commissioned by the Prime Minister last autumn, and considered how employment practices need to change to keep pace with modern business models. Taylor has considered the implications of new forms of work, driven by digital platforms, for employee rights […]

Erika Clegg
on industry, inview

At Suffolk Chamber’s AGM last week, Spring’s co-founder Erika spoke on the rise of people power, the shockwaves this has caused in politics, and how businesses can harness this for growth. She shared some thoughts and tips on how to shape a brand’s communications strategy for real impact in our rapidly changing world, updates on […]

The Springers
on industry, inview

We’re delighted to have renewed our contract for tourism marketing with the Moroccan National Tourist Office after three successful years of working together. The new contract will see us continuing to develop the country’s award-winning MuchMorocco brand concept. The brand, which we originally launched in November 2015, will continue across print and online media, as […]

Laura Marfell-Williams
on industry, inwork

In early March I was invited to a portfolio masterclass event at M&C Saatchi. I was one of 400 applicants and fortunate to have made the short-list of just 40 who would have the opportunity to present their work to some of the industry’s best known creative directors. The event was created by The-Dots.com, a portfolio […]

Sean Antonioli
on industry

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for a Design Week award for the Living Poster we created for Circus Hassani last summer. We’ve been shortlisted in the Poster category alongside some big campaigns including Valenstein and Fatt’s (AKA Grey) ‘Smoke Alarms for Duracell’ and Eleven, Inc.’s Be Bold for Change poster in aid […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

Last week I was given the opportunity to go to Campaign Underground’s launch event, ‘Applied Captivation’, which was put on in association with behavioural planning agency Total Media. I didn’t know much before the event other than the names of the speakers: Christopher Macleod, Transport for London, Ocado’s Thomas Thomaidis and ‘Decoded’ author Phil Barden, […]

Lynton Wall Palmer
on industry, inview

One of the best aspects of life at an agency like Spring is the opportunity to experience such a broad range of business sectors. Part of our work with any client is to get to know them, their product and their market, and with long-term clients, that’s an ongoing process. At the end of March […]

Laura Marfell-Williams
on industry, inwork
PR at Spring
PR at Spring

PR has come a long way from the old days of press releases and long lunches. For Spring, as a strategic communications design agency, it’s essential that PR in all its guises is a core element of our campaign strategy and management. Last week I ran a workshop for the Springers to help the whole […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

The 2017 Roses Creative Awards have now announced their nominations and we are very happy indeed to have made it into the Poster category. The project in question is the ‘Living Poster’ – an intricately made 3D-poster George designed and hand-built for Circus Hassani last summer. You can get a taste of the process below […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

Spring’s co-founder Erika Clegg has been invited to speak at an all-day event run by the Public Policy Exchange in Westminster today. Alongside the Met Office’s Head of Informatics and the Metropolitan Police’s Director of Communications, Erika is one of seven key speakers at the event, which will take place at the Grange Wellington Hotel […]

The Springers
on industry

As Design Business Association members, we are delighted to have had the opportunity to support the influential creative industry organisation by designing and building their new website at cost. The new dba.org.uk website offers a more streamlined, clean and clear aesthetic and user experience.  The wealth of information and all the essential resources offered by […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

Spring’s co-founder and Creative Director, Erika Clegg, will sit on the gold jury of the 2017 Creative Circle Awards. Erika was approached at the end of last year to ask if she would sit on the board of judges for design craft at the industry-leading Creative Circle Awards. Alongside the other judges, she will cast […]

The Springers
on industry

An article published today in Marketing Week has highlighted the opportunities that brands could open themselves up to by recognising regional differences across the UK, instead of focusing solely on the habits of Londoners. The article, entitled ‘How to avoid getting stuck in the London bubble’, points out the implications that factors such as the […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

We are delighted that Spring, as the lead agency for The Hyperlocal Everywhere™ Network, has secured a place on The GCS Communication Service Framework for PR. Providing a regional network, we will now be eligible to bid for and deliver government campaigns, using our specially developed hyperlocal approach to engage and mobilise communities. Communities are […]

Erika Clegg
on industry, inwork

Recently, the DBA – the design industry’s trade association – asked four of its board directors, including Spring’s co-founder Erika Clegg, to name a design they had admired in 2016. Erika chose the limited edition, hand-made brass poppy pin released by the Royal British Legion for Somme 100 as her 2016 design highlight, and said: […]

The Springers
on industry, inlove, inview

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re introducing a series of blog posts which will take a look back over some of this year’s highlights of our campaign for the Moroccan National Tourist Office. Kicking off the series are our UK-wide digital billboards. These photos show digital roadside ads which are currently on show around […]

Laura Marfell-Williams
on industry, inview, inwork

This year, Spring has created hand-drawn illustrations for four of Adnams’ new wines. Since Spring and Adnams are both based in Southwold, the two companies’ design studios enjoy the opportunity to work together. In this instance, Spring created the bespoke hand-drawn illustrations for the Adnams design team to incorporate into their label designs. Two of […]

The Springers
on industry, inwork

Local community is really important to us Springers, so our design team have recently donated some time to the first Christmas at Henham event. This weekend, Christmas at Henham will bring local, quality producers of food, drink and crafts to the scenic setting of Henham Barns. The inaugural event will provide three days of luxury […]

The Springers
on industry, inkind, inwork

We’ve previously mentioned the recent launch of the East’s new Cultural Strategy, Culture Drives Growth. Spring donated the design of the strategic document because we recognise the importance of a strong cultural sector to our regional economy. We wanted to create something different to the usual strategy documents gathering dust on forgotten shelves. We wanted this […]

The Springers
on industry, inview, inwork

Last week’s PR Week article by Marshall Manson, UK CEO of Ogilvy PR, urged his staff to leave its “ivory towers” and connect with Britain outside the M25. This comes as a result of the divisions in society demonstrated by the US presidential vote and Brexit referendum, and presents an excellent opportunity for agencies like […]

Lena O'Shea
on industry, inwork

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