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
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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
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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 […]

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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We’re in this issue of Marketing Week writing about the benefits of hyperlocal understanding, and our Hyperlocal Everywhere community engagement programme. Influence in communities does not come only from elected officials but people who are the lodestars of their own groups, and it is those people that brands need to utilise in order to gain useful insights […]

The Springers
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Five award-winning regional strategic communication specialists have joined to create The Hyperlocal Everywhere™ Network, delivering corporate affairs for the sharing economy. Spring, Freshfield, Plinkfizz, The Karol Marketing Group and purplefish together cover the South East, North West, Midlands and East, North East and South West of the UK to create a revolutionary new offer in […]

Erika Clegg
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Well, it’s that time again – we need another account manager to look after some of Spring’s exciting client projects. You’ll need to have at least two years agency-side account handling experience under your belt, and an ambition to develop your career in a high-profile, fast paced, client-focused agency. The role will see you reporting […]

The Springers
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There’s been a lot of talk about the impact of Brexit since the extraordinary events on the 23rd June. Spring’s founder Erika has attended a number of conferences and meetings to plan next steps following Britain’s unexpected ‘out’ vote, and today The Drum has published her views. The British design and communications industry is world […]

Erika Clegg
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Two months ago, Spring’s MuchMorocco campaign was feted at the Transform Europe awards, winning prizes including a Gold for Best Travel and Leisure Visual Identity. The organisers were so impressed with our submissions that they asked us to consider entering the Transform MENA (Middle East and North Africa) given our client’s location at the north-western […]

Laura Marfell-Williams
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The Drum Design Census 2016 has now been published, and Spring is delighted to announce that we have come in at number six on the mid-sized agency elite rankings. The stats are compiled using a combination of financial performance and client ratings, not through votes; and so it’s a true accolade to the team at […]

Erika Clegg
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Unruly Pig is rising up the charts… we heard today that Creative Circle’s Gold Jury has now elevated our illustration from ‘nominated’ to ‘shortlist’. So we know that our punk pig has won something… will it be bronze, silver or gold? All will be revealed at the Circle Ball on the 28th April. Good luck, […]

Erika Clegg
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At last week’s DBA Effectiveness Awards ceremony, chief executive Deborah Dawton used her opening speech as the opportunity to sound out an industry call-to-arms: now’s the time that the whole industry states with one, confident voice that design in business is competitive advantage. Here’s her speech in full. Good evening ladies and gentlemen and a […]

Erika Clegg
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For tourism to be truly sustainable, it needs to be year round and offer job prospects for people that are not affected by the fluctuations of seasonal demand. So we were pleased to present our thoughts on cultural tourism as a route to regional economic growth at a recent conference in Assisi, Umbria. Cultural Tourism […]

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