Gene joins Spring
Gene joins Spring

We are absolutely delighted to welcome new Account Director Gene Chui to the Spring team. Formerly Account Director at global communications agency Ketchum in London, Gene has worked on campaigns including Nissan’s sports sponsorship programmes and Proctor & Gamble grooming.  He brings with him invaluable strategic communications experience in leading integrated teams on PR, events, […]

Lucy Henson
on inview, 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

Design Week asked Erika “What would you like the government to do for the creative industry?”. Other respondees included Sarah Weir, CEO of the Design Council, Dids McDonald, co-founder of ACID and the DBA’s CEO, Deborah Dawton.The question was posed in the light of the snap election announced by PM Theresa May for the 9th […]

Erika Clegg
on inview

With support from Spring, Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury will hold its very first public exhibition this Wednesday to showcase its transformational £8.5m redevelopment. The “Reviving an Artist’s Birthplace” project seeks to attract visitors not only from East Anglia and London, but from across England and abroad. Nowhere else in the world will such a wide […]

Lucy Henson
on inview, inwork

We have recently designed and built an inviting new website for Suffolk’s Bentwaters Parks, the UK’s most diverse film and TV production space. This 2,500-acre USAF cold war airfield is a unique and diverse collection of ex-military buildings and landscapes with a mile-long runway.  It has already featured in  high-profile productions like The Detectorists and […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

The landscapes of Suffolk are immortalised by two of the county’s most celebrated residents, Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable. And to further commemorate the works of both artists, Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury has launched a new trail highlighting some significant sites across the county, a project to which Spring was excited to be able to […]

James Gorry
on inview, inwork

When I first started at Spring, one of the first things I noticed was how active all the other Springers are. There’s Glen, who cycles into work every day without fail, rain or shine (and in 2016, covered an incredible 10,000 miles), Nikki HG, who is always in either running or cycling kit (read about […]

Maddy Adey
on inview

Entering the next stage of the Arts Council England and New Anglia LEP-funded cultural tourism project, the Look Sideways – East 2017 Cultural Highlights guide is back from the printers and looking fab. The brand that launched last year is growing and thriving, and this year’s guide bears testament to the ever-growing profile of the […]

James Gorry
on inview, inwork

Meet Springer Sean – the multi-talented newest addition to Spring’s design team and maker of a mean New York cheesecake… My cheesecake making skills came naturally at birth, as I’m originally from New York.  As much as I’d like to say I was born atop the Empire State building, the truth is I’m from the […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

Since the beginning of March, Spring are very happy to have been working with Essex County Council on their first drive to raise awareness of Therapeutic Fostering and to increase recruitment of these highly-valued foster carers. Therapeutic Foster Carers specifically work with children who have suffered severe neglect or trauma and who require an additional […]

Nikki Berry
on inview, inwork

Spring’s Look Sideways – East cultural tourism project has just secured three more years of funding from Arts Council England. Brilliantly, the funding will develop and sustain the success and positive work we’ve done since the project launched in 2015. Together with further contributions from Norfolk and Suffolk County Councils and the New Anglia Local […]

James Gorry
on inview, inwork

We are delighted to introduce our three latest recruits, Mischa, Sean and Josh, who have all joined Spring over the past couple of months. Mischa Lester has joined as PA to company founders Erika Clegg and Simon Hazelgrove. Mischa previously worked as PA to the MD and FD of live music company Mean Fiddler Group, and […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

We’ve recently designed an exciting new digital ad for the region’s home of dance. Last week it went live at Buttermarket shopping centre, bringing the power of dance to the heart of Ipswich.      The ad sets video footage behind the DanceEast logo to showcase a cross-section of its offering, from contemporary dance performances […]

James Gorry
on inview, inwork

We have created a new website for Havensfield Eggs. Recently launched, the new site is visually fresh and fully responsive, centring the focus on the good stuff that lies at the very heart of the business: the farm’s ‘Havensfield happy hens’. The website’s purpose is to educate customers who want to find out more information […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

Our community matters to us, and we undertake a sizeable amount of pro bono work for deserving causes for whom our input might just make all the difference. So as we celebrate the beginning of a new year, we take a look at a few of the projects the Springers undertook in 2016 to help […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

Spring has relaunched the website for EDF Energy’s Sizewell C Stage 2 planning consultation as well as redesigning the EDF Information Office, with the aim of creating an all round more user friendly experience at this crucial stage of the consultation. The site is fresh, clear and inviting, presenting a wealth of useful information in […]

Maddy Adey
on inview, inwork

One of Suffolk’s most famous children Ed Sheeran has released new music today, attracting worldwide media attention after a year-long break from producing, performing and posting on social media. The lyrics of one of his two new releases, Castle on the Hill, describe his experiences growing up in nearby town Framlingham and allude to the […]

Maddy Adey
on inlove, inview

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: […]

Maddy Adey
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

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 […]

James Gorry
on industry, inview, inwork

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