Spring founder Erika Clegg was one of several industry leaders recently approached by Design Week to share their most difficult experiences with clients, and – more importantly – how they overcame them. Ryan Jones from Sea Design recalled a time when a drunk photographer wreaked havoc on their first photoshoot with a global sports brand. […]

The Springers
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Being the Agency For Change, we are naturally interested when we hear someone else talking about the benefits of change. This is why a piece in the Harvard Business Review by top organisational psychologist Nick Tasler recently caught our eye. Entitled Stop Using the Excuse “Organisational Change is Hard”, Tasler explains that we have an […]

Richard Revell
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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
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Maddy has just finished the second year of her degree in Graphic Design at Norwich University of the Arts. In June, she spent two weeks interning in our studio and got her teeth into her own design project. “The brief was to design and create a beautifully crafted range of products to promote Southwold and […]

Lucy Henson
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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 […]

Maddy Adey
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Since last autumn, we’ve been working with Felixstowe-based European haulage business Jordon Freight to create a new brand to support their ambitious plans for further growth. Recently, the culmination of their brand relaunch was reached as their new website went live. Jordon approached us back in September last year, looking for something that would set […]

Maddy Adey
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Building on our fantastic work with DanceEast, Spring recently completed a brand new website for the National Centres in Advance Training in Dance (CATs). The CAT scheme, funded by the Department for Education, provides gifted young dancers the opportunity to benefit from world-class professional training without having to relocate. The network covers the entire country, […]

James Gorry
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The East of England Co-op has marked the tenth anniversary of its Sourced Locally initiative with a portrait celebrating the women at the head of the East’s food and drink industry, including two of our fantastic clients. With around 30% of the food and drink manufacturing workforce in the UK being female, it’s important for […]

Maddy Adey
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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