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 […]

Lucy Henson
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 […]

Maddy Adey
on industry, 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

Greenhouses Direct, the Norfolk based leading manufacturer and supplier of greenhouses in the UK, has appointed us as its marketing partner to support an ambitious growth programme. Offering really great value on hundreds of greenhouses direct to the customer from leading manufacturers – including Halls, Elite, Europa Manor, Swallow and Growhouse – they also manufacture […]

Nikki HG
on inwork

This year we are sponsoring the EADT Director of the Year award because we know, from the inside out, the seismic difference that strong direction makes to a business. So we want to celebrate some of the truly great directors to be found in all sorts of businesses across our home county.   The EADT […]

Maddy Adey
on 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

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 […]

Maddy Adey
on industry, 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

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 […]

Maddy Adey
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

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

Last year, Springer Glen decided to celebrate our tenth anniversary in his own way – by cycling 10,000 miles. He accomplished most of this with his daily commute, supplemented by club riding and hill climbing from the top 100 hill climb book. A familiar sight around the winding country lanes coming into Southwold, Glen makes […]

Maddy Adey
on inwork

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 […]

Maddy Adey
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 […]

Maddy Adey
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 […]

James Gorry
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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