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- Brand Implementation
- Brand Strategy / Management
- Corporate Identity
- Digital Strategy
- Email Marketing
- Social Media
- Annual Reports
- Books & Literature
- Promotional Literature
- Technical Literature
- Internal Communications
- Project Management
- Research / Trend Forcasting
- Branding / Naming
- New Product Development
- On Pack Promotions
- Business to business (B2B)
- Food and drink
- Not for Profit / Charity
- Professional Services
- Public Sector
Who we are
We build remarkable brands using storytelling and technology.
One of the benefits of being around for nearly four decades is the time we’ve been able to invest in becoming experts in our chosen fields. Over the past 38 years we’ve honed our expertise in many design disciplines. The disciplines that enable us to build our clients’ brands and shape their reputations.
What we do
Tayburn is an agency that believes in clarity of thought. That’s why we have strategic planners that help focus our efforts to deliver tangible results.
We’re also an agency that believes in creative impact. That’s why we value ideas that really stand out.
Now, there aren’t many agencies that combine strategic and creative thinking as successfully as we do, but there are a few. So if we tell you we’re different (and we think we are) why should you believe us?
The answer lies in our commitment to the long term.
Creating effective communications is one thing. Nurturing them over time is quite another. It takes patience, discipline and a special blend of expertise.
The result? A more holistic and integrated approach to communication that helps organisations build their brands and reputation simultaneously. Brands and reputations that attract customers. Brands and reputations that inspire employees. Brands and reputations that secure investment.
And that’s why we look to form partnerships with clients that last years, not months. Working with brands and reputations that go from strength to strength – not pillar to post.
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Date joined DBA
Awards won in last 3 years
DBA Design Effectiveness Award
Roses Design Award
Scottish Design Award
Design Business Association
Institute of Directors (IoD)
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Designers in this area deal with the way a company communicates who it is and what it does, defining a differentiated proposition for the business. They will typically develop an identity system that will include a logo, typeface, colour palette and any photography or imagery required.
Digital design deals with the way a business is expressed online. Increasingly, digital designers will also be able to develop phone applications and other access media applications. This sector will also help develop everything from powerful presentations to CD ROMs and digital media for customer use.
Interior design will cover everything from retail and office space to large public spaces and design for domestic spaces. Typically interiors designers will get involved with the entire fit-out process.
Packaging design includes labelling and protective covers as well as the actual box, carton or pack the product arrives in. Some packaging designers also deal with point-of-sale materials such as the retail unit that may display the packaged goods in store.
Graphic design deals mainly with two-dimensional design or what is sometimes referred to as design for print. This will typically include stationery, brochures, catalogues and internal communication materials as well as technical information and forms. Designers in graphic design may specialise in Information Design or Internal Communications.
Product designers will deal with anything that is three dimensional and typically manufactured. This may include components of larger designs, complete products, consumer goods and even 3D structural packaging. They may have engineering support in-house and will be able to deliver a set of CAD drawings ready for tooling and production.
Service Design: This is a relatively new specialism for agencies. It deals with the development and delivery of a service offer both online and off line. It will cover all aspects of the service from the customer experience to the internal resources required to support the service on a day-to-day basis.
Wayfinding & Environmental Graphics: Wayfinding works out how people should move in, out and around an environment, then formalises the findings into a scheme that defines all the elements required. These elements are centred on environmental graphics that encompass signs as well as associated colour, texture, lighting, furniture and architecture.
Internal Communications designers specialise in developing solutions for delivering information and behavioural changes to the staff within an organisation. This may involve both graphic and digital design.
Exhibition design covers design outputs required to promote a product or service in a designated space. This could be a stand at a trade show or a small booth at a local networking event. In some cases it may also include the development and construction of the final design.
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