Branding Agency Norfolk

40 years of creativity

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Host Design Studio have been around in various forms since 1979. A bit like Trigger’s broom there’s been some changes since then - we’ve moved location, people have come and gone and we’ve reinvented ourselves a few times too…

1979 Graphic Origination
1991
Graphico
2000
All@Once
2004
Xactive
2019
Host

What’s never changed is our ability to creatively convey your core brand message. Our client list is as diverse as the work we do for them but, no matter what the project, we understand how to entice, engage and educate your audience.

We deliver a full-cycle marketing service, from initial research and branding to production of online and offline creative campaigns including printed brochures, promotional websites, display signage, advertising and digital marketing.

Our team of innovative designers, photographers, writers, illustrators and developers bring together decades of combined experience to deliver effective solutions in fresh, interesting and eye-catching ways.

 
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Ian Nixon

Director

Ian's journey in the design industry started over 23 years ago, honing his skills in Manchester and Sydney for brands such as Barbour, Nike and Smart Car, whilst also lecturing part-time on local graphic design courses. He now calls Norfolk his home.

Jon Mullender

Senior Creative

Jon has 15 years design experience working both in-house and independently before joining Host in 2017. When he’s not behind a Mac, Jon enjoys walks at the Suffolk coast with his young family or sampling real ale in his local.

 

 

Matt Rumbelow

Creative

Matt has been working and studying in the field of graphic design for over a decade and, before joining Host, he cut his teeth in the publishing and digital sectors. Matt is an active member of the Norwich tech community and a keen climber.

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Melanie Etienne

Creative

Melanie skilfully handles our illustration projects but is equally adept at designing cutting-edge apparel and merchandising for Nike, Disney Store and Reebok. Her popular children's footwear designs have featured on the feet of royalty and a few celebrity A-listers!

 

 

Jess Roe

Accounts

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Stanley

Disruption Strategist