Our expert creative consultancy service offers qualified advice and assists with product research, development and direction. With sound tactical insight, we can create exciting and innovative concepts, or help each client to visualise and expand their own new ideas.
Our media neutral approach and vast range of in-house skills enable us to create publishing solutions that will really stand out and make a difference.
We also provide strategic business proposals and presentation documents that will help each client realise product potential and bring every publishing idea to life.
Our editorial team provide expertise and aptitude across a vast range of written subjects. From the process of undertaking small development writing and copy editing tasks to managing full launch, long-running products, we can offer each client excellent and assured editorial content.
Headed by highly proficient and guiding management, and working closely with production and design, our team of editors and writers produce accurate and well-researched material for all publishing needs, including part work and continuity publishing, marketing, advertising and magazine and book publishing. With the aim of ensuring smooth and constant communication between all departments, we will confidently provide the editorial quality and excellence that each client project deserves.
Our full-time design team have many years of experience and have all the necessary skills to consistently offer fresh and creative ideas, or work to more formatted and guided briefs. To maintain an impressive portfolio â€“ that ranges from part work and continuity publishing, marketing and advertising to magazine and book publishing â€“ the team work closely, taking great care to ensure all client requirements are met, and at the same time produce original and exciting visual work.
We offer a fully equipped design studio with an extensive artwork facility. We support all the latest software packages and work from both Mac and PC platforms.
We offer a full production facility that provides specific and expert workflow management for each project. Our service, from the initial set-up of a job to delivering the final files, will instil confidence and ensure client satisfaction time after time. We will reliably present a perfectly scheduled job â€“ on time and within budget.
Images and illustration
As the company enjoys positive growth, we have added an outstanding picture research service and an exceptionally talented group of illustrators to the team. These significant positions help us to extend the quality and control of our service to each client.
Our picture researcher works closely with production and design to create an efficient workflow that includes negotiation of fees and copyright clearance.
The illustration team work painstakingly to brief and produce the most accurate and complete illustrative work. With each artist having their own unique style and area of speciality â€“ from wildlife art to intricate map drawing â€“ we are confident that all client requirements will be met and delivered.
Photography and Film
With a unique purpose-built photography studio in Southend-on-Sea, we are able to offer experienced management and assistance to a range of photographic and film requirements. As well as a traditional studio set-up we have a full kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and general living space that can be arranged to accommodate individual client needs. We can also offer several local location sets that can be prepared for specific use at short notice.
As we are able to produce all photographic and film assignments in-house, we can offer our clients full rights and ownership of the work produced (excluding agency model release fees). We can also provide a full scriptwriting and storyboard service.
Our expert web team specialise in the creation of sophisticated and innovative online content. We build intuitive and simple to use web presences that conform to current best practices and recommended web standards. This ensures that all of our online content is accessible, optimised for search engines and is an invaluable asset to each client and their project requirements.
Our online production capabilities include XHTML/CSS, Flash/Actionscript and CMS integration.
Digital media publishing
Our specialist digital media publishing service has the facility to produce full CD-Rom and DVD products. Whether it is to accompany printed products, or custom-built, we guarantee a professional and thorough job. We provide comprehensive online and offline software development solutions, from simple interface design to large-scale, multi-language digital application.
We have been providing print services to our clients for many years, consistently offering high quality products at hugely competitive rates. From traditional brochure and magazine style print to specialist construction and hand-finished projects, our aim is to ensure that each client receives exactly what they require.
Our trusted and established list of print suppliers offer a broad range of printing requirements, including short run digital printing and proofing, sheet fed litho and screen and web offset print. We will also handle all print management, therefore ensuring that each client receives the highest level of service.