• Hello, and welcome to Upshot. We’re a creative design studio overflowing with witty thinking, dynamic ideas and expert craftsmanship, and with a deep passion for graphic design and all it can do.

    If your business relies on meaningful interaction with discerning people, we’re the studio for you.

    Owen – Creative Director 

Upshot are a hugely talented studio who are a delight to work with. They completely understand our identity and ‘get’ our brand, making them an extremely safe – yet still inspired – pair of hands for any external projects. They’re also highly organised, fast, and great communicators.

I highly recommend them.

Barbara Cormie, Creative Manager
Macmillan Cancer Support, London

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Studio news and views

  • Clients don’t know nothing

    Clients don’t know nothing

    Article

    12th August 2019

    I’ve lost count of the memes and social media accounts dedicated to cheap laughs at the expense of design clients. Hilarious? Rarely. Amusing? Occasionally. Justified? Probably not.

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  • There’s no room for funny business

    There’s no room for funny business

    Article

    5th August 2019

    Temptation. Convenience. Pressure. Lack of awareness. There are many reasons why basic ethical practice is often sacrificed in business today.

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  • ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    Article

    12th June 2019

    In the summer of 2010 (not ’69, sorry Bryan Adams fans) I started the journey of running my own business. I was at a stage in my career where I was inspired by some amazing solo designers’ work and frustrated that I didn’t have the control in my projects that I wanted to guide the quality level to a comparable point.

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