A branding and design studio based in West Malling, Kent.

Who is Bourne and Bred?

Bourne and Bred is a Kent based branding and design studio run by award-winning freelance designer, Ian Friday. With a passion for crafting exciting visual design, brand identities and much more, Bourne and Bred has helped many companies, from small start-ups to large multi-nationals to standout and be noticed.

If we can help with your project, please get in touch.

 
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Our services


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Research

Discovering insights, behaviours and uncovering rich opportunities

We study brands, people and systems. Researching how people think, feel and behave fuels our design insights to help deliver stunning projects from brand identity to large format graphics. never underestimate the value of great research to uncover hidden opportunities.

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Visual identity

Your logo and brand will often be the first thing a prospective customer sees.

And you never get a second chance to make a first impression. We offer a full brand identity design service from competitor analysis and research through to design implementation of the identity across online and offline marketing collateral. We help brands stand up and get noticed.

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Print design

Who said print was dead?

In a world of smart phones and websites you may think that print has become redundant. But well designed print projects will always have their place in our fast-paced digital world. Maybe it’s a certain stock, the right finish or an innovative fold, we can work with our print partners to deliver stunning print projects.

 
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Packaging design

What makes you pick up a product from the shelf?

Sometimes it's the price, sometimes it's the placement, but a lot of the time our purchasing decisions are influenced by the packaging design. Whether it's a quick refresh or a complete packaging overhaul, we can tailor our approach to meet your requirements. We can source printers, prototypers and illustrators to offer a full packaging design service from start to finish.

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Brand guidelines

What's a great brand, if it's not implemented well?

We strive to create flexible, robust and timeless brand identities that are easy to implement across print and digital formats. Our brand guidelines design service is a great addition to a visual identity project and ensures your brand is consistently executed in every situation.

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Web design

Having a web presence has never been more important

Don't lose out on potential business by having a shoddy website. We can help you craft a digital solution that truly reflects your brand and helps customers connect with your products or services. From a simple one pager website to more complex solutions, we can help you stand out online.

 

Our process


01. It all starts with the brief

Bring a problem, an idea, or even just a thought and we'll help to craft this into a design brief we can use to define the creative deliverables.

02. In research we trust

We'll look at your brand, all your competitor's and outside design inspiration to help add depth to the brief.

03. We get creative with concepts

This is the fun part. We'll create a range of concept design routes for you to peruse and deliberate. The hardest part is then deciding which route to take forward.

04. The refinement stage

We'll incorporate your feedback on the concepts and start to refine the design – making sure we're constantly referring back to the research and brief.

05. Final tweaks

After sharing the refined designs, it's now down to you to provide the final feedback so we can start to finalise the design.

06. The application and delivery stage

Whether you need just the digital files or help sourcing and arranging printing, we'll make sure you have everything you need to launch your new designs into the wild.