• Hello, and welcome. Our aim is to provide a first-class brand and communication design service that genuinely makes a difference. There’s lots to read and look at on the site, plenty to give a good idea what we’re all about – we hope you enjoy what you see!

    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

  • ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    Article | News

    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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  • Walking the Walk

    Walking the Walk

    Article | News

    10th December 2018

    Is your business really different? Does it have a unique characteristic (or combination of characteristics) that makes your customers choose you rather than someone else? Do you sometimes slip into the trap of commoditisation?

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  • New Blood 2017

    New Blood 2017


    11th July 2017

    As is becoming tradition, I took a trip to the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch last week to check out the always-eye-opening D&AD New Blood Exhibition – a nationwide gathering of the finest student designers, university courses and their work.

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