Why do a scatter proof?

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Why do a scatter proof?

Proofing print artwork is an important part of the print design process. What you see on screen is not what you will see when printed – there are a myriad of variables between the digital file and the finished article. Seeing an example of the final reproduction in your hands, before pressing the button, can […]

Exhibition video animations

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in , | No Comments
Exhibition video animations

Drive work with a number of businesses in the health, well-being and medical sectors, such as the South West Academic Health Science Network, Bupa, WellSky, Arts & Health Southwest, the South West Care Collaborative and Rowcroft Hospice. Part of the Hearst network, First DataBank (FDB) is also one of these clients. FDB is the UK’s […]

ATCO 2019 vintage advertising

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ATCO 2019 vintage advertising

Take a look at the beautiful new suite of 2019 press adverts for ATCO lawnmowers by Drive. These vintage-style adverts lean on ATCO’s near-century of manufacturing precision lawn mowers that are renowned for their perfect stripes. The deliberately playful headlines, 1920s typography and bespoke illustrated scenes are styled on the Golden Age of 1920s/1930s advertising, […]

Creating a legacy video for an extraordinary woman

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Creating a legacy video for an extraordinary woman

Drive was thrilled to be approached by the South West Heritage Trust to create a short biographical video about Doris Hatt, an extraordinary early 20th-century artist. This film would complement an exhibition of her modernist art held at the Museum of Somerset to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of her death. It was important to convey […]

New look website design for Kitsons Solicitors

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New look website design for Kitsons Solicitors

Kitsons Solicitors is one of the leading law firms in the region, renowned for its outstanding client service and professional expertise. The firm approached Drive looking for a new digital partnership to improve their website and online marketing. They required a refreshed design and enhanced user experience, specifically requesting WordPress as their chosen platform to […]

Young Musicians Competition branding

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Young Musicians Competition branding

This year, Drive had the privilege of designing the identity for the prestigious Young Musicians Competition. The Two Moors Festival Young Musicians Competition was founded in 2002 with the aim of increasing performance opportunities for talented young musicians in the South West. Since then, the competition has seen a significant rise in prestige, as well […]

Quiz Champions 2018

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Quiz Champions 2018

Last night at the Kitsons’ Solicitors Annual Charity Christmas Quiz, as the final team positions were revealed in ascending order, it was a tense moment. The room hushed and the lights lowered at the glittery event in Torquay’s Rivera Centre. Second place was revealed as a tie-breaker situation and after forging a good lead in […]

Design for Exeter’s Imaginative literary festival

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Design for Exeter’s Imaginative literary festival

This year, the creative team at Drive was asked to create marketing materials and the brochure design for Extreme Imagination, Exeter’s festival of writing and stories, which aims to enthuse and inspire children and young people about stories, showcase quality writing and nurture talent. A wide variety of reading, writing and illustration events, as well […]

Drive’s RIB-riding sea safari

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Drive’s RIB-riding sea safari

Last Friday our team outing saw the Drive crew hitting the high seas on a rip-roaring safari RIB-ride around the north Devon coastline. Seals, sea spray and smugglers’ coves along with some hair-raising, high-speed thrills, had the team wet and very windswept. Managing to pick the only day out of the studio that wasn’t a […]

Brand Identity: South West Dancing

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Brand Identity: South West Dancing

South West Dancing is a campaign to celebrate the vibrant dance community and abundance of dance-related activities and events taking place in the South West region. The brief was to create a simple identity with a logo and toolkit of elements to form a brand scheme for use on social media by multiple South West-based […]