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24/06/2021

Finding Fritton

As 2021 becomes the year of the staycation, we’re telling people about the exclusive getaway in unspoilt woodland that’s the antidote to the stresses of modern life. Straddling the border of Norfolk and Suffolk, fifteen miles due north of our Southwold studio, is the glorious Fritton Lake. Home to a two-mile long lake, beautiful wildlife...

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24/04/2021

MH Goals Catalogue 2021

As sport starts to take its first small steps back to normality, it’s the perfect time for the latest MH Goals catalogue to launch. You may think in the digital age there’s no longer a place for print. After all, Yellow Pages has gone completely online, and even Argos has retired its famous catalogue (a...

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24/03/2021

Creating a Blooming Good Website

Last month we were delighted to see the launch of the new website for The Southwold Flower Company.   The Southwold Flower Company is a delightful growing farm just outside Spring’s hometown. Set in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, it’s a tranquil oasis where you can just let the fast-pace of urban life drop away and...

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17/03/2021

Shouting about Quiet Lanes

This week we were on hand to help promote the official designation of two Quiet Lanes in Suffolk, one in Snape on the east coast and one in Glemsford in the west of the county. A Quiet Lane is a nationally recognised designation of single-track road (i.e. no line markings), typically with less than 1,000...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Nursing and Midwifery Council

PROJECT Brand: EDI at the NMC

Spring worked with the Nursing and Midwifery Council to create an identity which would support their campaign around equality, diversity and inclusion. The requirement was for a cohesive overarching brand for the messaging they were providing. Our design for the logo and its application used overlapping circles as its main feature; the intersection points create...

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CASE STUDY Hospice mobile screen

CLIENT St Elizabeth Hospice

PROJECT Campaign: A helping hand for the hospice

St Elizabeth Hospice provides a variety of services for Suffolk residents with a life limiting illness, not just for end of life support. While well known in the south of the county, this wasn’t the case in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney region, so we partnered with the hospice to raise awareness of its service...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT West Suffolk College

PROJECT Brand: An ingenioUS design for higher education

To create a brand for West Suffolk College's new higher education offering - University Studies at West Suffolk College

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29/01/2021

Joining the Clubhouse

With an increase of 1,000,000 followers in just two weeks, new social media app Clubhouse is suddenly the hot topic. But what is it, what does it offer, and what chance does it have of making new friends in an already-saturated market? The voice-and-audio-based social network Clubhouse is still unknown to many. This is mainly...

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Branding

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Charlotte Johnston

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Nursing and Midwifery Council

PROJECT Brand: EDI at the NMC

Spring worked with the Nursing and Midwifery Council to create an identity which would support their campaign around equality, diversity and inclusion. The requirement was for a cohesive overarching brand for the messaging they were providing. Our design for the logo and its application used overlapping circles as its main feature; the intersection points create...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT West Suffolk College

PROJECT Brand: An ingenioUS design for higher education

To create a brand for West Suffolk College's new higher education offering - University Studies at West Suffolk College

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09/12/2020

Glen's new HE brand smashes its targets

Creative Director Glen shares insights to a project he’s loved working on in the latter part of 2020 – and the unexpected perks of lockdown. Plus we get a sneak peek of a surfboard collaboration that’s fuelling his out of office creativity. I’ve been working to create a unique brand for the West Suffolk College...

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03/07/2020

How to bring a brand to life: tell a story

Are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin. Here is the story of a wedding, told by Spring for Bruisyard Country Estate as we brought their brand more fully and clearly to life. Illustrated with character and verve by Louisa Marcq to add even more depth to this glorious venue’s brand. As you wake, you hear...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Agellus Group

PROJECT Brand: A Taste of Tuddenham

Spring collaborated with Tuddenham Mill to create a modern brand design which was in keeping with their unique offering: a highly respected, chef-patron led boutique hotel in the Suffolk countryside. Having worked with them through brand immersion workshops, peer analysis and audience insight, we came to the positioning of ‘Hideway on the Stream’ and took...

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27/04/2020

Changing times: Top 5 Tips for Brand Design

Question. Has there ever been a better time to take stock of your brand, its audience, its values and how it presents itself to the world? I have some recommendations for you. Why? The first step is to ask yourself: why? If it’s a new company it’s obvious, but you may be considering a brand...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Bruisyard Country Estate

PROJECT Campaigns: Time to Treasure, Time for Pleasure at Bruisyard

We’ve come to know Bruisyard Country Estate well over the last decade or so, and are delighted to now be helping them make a wider audience more aware of its spectacular offering. Our main objective is to encourage brochure downloads and support booking conversions, and our London and East Anglia focused integrated digital campaign, including...

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Consultation

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26/11/2020

An Account Executive's view of 2020 (and hopes for 2021)

Rea joined Spring about a year ago, just in time to see how things are ‘normally’ before Covid-19 changed many of our working practises. Here’s a little about what she’s working on, and what the year has taught her. I am working with EDF and the Sizewell C (SZC) Project team who are currently at...

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Blog EDF Sizewell C consultation

27/05/2020

EDF submits DCO for Sizewell C

Today, our client EDF has submitted their Development Consent Order (DCO) application for Sizewell C to the Planning Inspectorate. Sizewell C is a proposed two-reactor power station to be situated alongside the now decommissioned Sizewell A and active Sizewell B. It is a multi-billion pound project for which we have delivered the public planning consultation...

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Blog H2OMG competition event

19/11/2019

Go on, challenge us!

We have a request. When you brief Spring, would you please set us an ambitious goal? We relish the opportunity to aim high. When Anglian Water tasked us to engage 8,000 people face-to-face with water resilience, we engaged 21,000 people instead. One public sector client has employed two more people to handle enquiries generated by...

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05/07/2019

This is what we do.

Ever wondered what Spring does? Here’s your answer. We have so many stories to tell, people to introduce you to, and ambitions for ourselves and our clients. Sometimes it’s hard to get it all into a small space. So here is a very brief overview of what we do, for whom.

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05/06/2019

The Church's role in 21st Century society

What is the Church of England’s role in a thriving community? at a workshop yesterday, we heard from people who really care about their community and its needs. The Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich is showing vision in throwing open to suggestion its input to the community it serves. It acknowledges that the Church...

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TESTIMONIAL

Spring is vital to the success of our consultation. They offer strategic insight as well as delivering exhibitions, community forums, presentations, filming and photography. Their adherence to deadlines and budget is exemplary. I have worked with other agencies and would not hesitate to describe Spring as the leader in this important and growing sector.

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EDF

Blog

09/01/2019

Consultation - Done right, this runs deep

When there’s a sizeable build project in the offing, a corporate strategy to be written or a programme of change that’s going to impact people, consultation is not just a legal obligation – it is morally essential. Spring’s view is that, as consultation providers, we are the bridge between impacted community and provider, and our...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Countryside

PROJECT Consultation: West of Rayleigh

Helping the people of Rayleigh have their say

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Community Engagement

Blog Lena O'Shea

24/11/2020

Empowering our regional Hospice

We are always pleased when we can use our skills and resources to help good causes. Recently Lena has been working with the internal team at St Elizabeth Hospice and the partnership is delivering positive results. Here’s what she has to say. I am really proud to be working with St Elizabeth Hospice and ECCH...

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05/08/2020

Sizewell C planning documents tour the community

Now the application for a Development Consent Order for Sizewell C has been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate, and following the government’s process, Spring has been taking the Planning Document to the local community to ensure fair access to the full submission. Because of Covid, this is happening by Library Bus. With the planning application...

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Blog Net Zero Leiston

27/07/2020

Launching Net Zero Leiston

Over the last few months, Spring has been working with councils, consultancies and energy providers to help launch a truly unique and highly ambitious project, Net Zero Leiston. A first-of-a-kind project for a town the size of Leiston, Net Zero Leiston’s goal is to create a net zero carbon community. Stakeholders include community representatives, local...

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Blog EDF Sizewell C consultation

27/05/2020

EDF submits DCO for Sizewell C

Today, our client EDF has submitted their Development Consent Order (DCO) application for Sizewell C to the Planning Inspectorate. Sizewell C is a proposed two-reactor power station to be situated alongside the now decommissioned Sizewell A and active Sizewell B. It is a multi-billion pound project for which we have delivered the public planning consultation...

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21/05/2020

Spring puts some Zoom into Southwold businesses

We hosted a Zoom workshop for businesses local to our studio in southwold yesterday, helping them adapt and thrive. Southwold is a wonderful seaside town that’s a real, working town too. Not just because of its busy brewery and distillery that employs hundreds of locals, but also by the wealth of really interesting independent traders...

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29/04/2020

Changing Times: Top 5 Tips for consultation and engagement

Nearly all of the points below are things that any business should always be doing to undertake meaningful consultation or engagement. within the current context, it is critical that you reflect and adapt.   1 – Not business as usual   I don’t need to tell you that these are not normal times, but it’s...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Broadland District Council

PROJECT Engagement: Keeping Norfolk Warm

Spring was appointed by the Warm Homes Fund to engage with residents in fuel poverty across Norfolk to encourage them to apply for grants and support around first time central heating.

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Blog Future of Water event future news

05/02/2020

No-one cares unless they’re in the thick of it. So how can you get them there?

Spring works with a lot of organisations on engagement projects, and they all want exactly the same thing. To draw people into their purpose so far that those people actively want to respond. Want to change their behaviour. Want more / less / different / truth. But that requires real emotional connection. Here is the...

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Campaigns

CASE STUDY Hospice mobile screen

CLIENT St Elizabeth Hospice

PROJECT Campaign: A helping hand for the hospice

St Elizabeth Hospice provides a variety of services for Suffolk residents with a life limiting illness, not just for end of life support. While well known in the south of the county, this wasn’t the case in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney region, so we partnered with the hospice to raise awareness of its service...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT South Norfolk District Council

PROJECT South Norfolk Leisure Centres

We worked with South Norfolk District Council to promote the reopening of their Leisure Centres after the first Covid lockdown in 2020, and increase the number of people signing up for memberships.

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Blog

29/04/2020

If you've got pubs, hotels, restaurants, cafes - this might help.

It was all going so well … and it will again. We know from our clients who own hotels, pubs, venues, tourism attractions and cultural organisations just how tough this time is, and we also know their resilience and ambition. We are proud to work alongside the industry to help it regain strength. The conversation...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT British Psychological Society

PROJECT Campaign: Student Recruitment

After in depth fact-finding meetings with BPS and extensive research, our insight was that the field of psychology has influenced every aspect of everyday life for over a hundred years, and psychologists have been the driving force behind many things we now take for granted, such as the tea break. Psychologists are still at the...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Paradigm Trust

PROJECT Campaigns: Pupil Recruitment

Paradigm Trust is a multi-academy trust with schools in East London and Ipswich, and Spring is working with the Trust to increase the number of applications to four of these schools. We planned, created and implemented a communications programme to increase engagement and improve perceptions of the schools amongst prospective and current parents. This includes...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Bruisyard Country Estate

PROJECT Campaigns: Time to Treasure, Time for Pleasure at Bruisyard

We’ve come to know Bruisyard Country Estate well over the last decade or so, and are delighted to now be helping them make a wider audience more aware of its spectacular offering. Our main objective is to encourage brochure downloads and support booking conversions, and our London and East Anglia focused integrated digital campaign, including...

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04/12/2019

Guest blog: How to plan and track project impact

Adam Fennelow, Head of Services at the Design Business Association, shares a super-simple way for projects to be analysed for effectiveness right from the off, demonstrating Return on Investment and helping to ensure strong relationships between agency and client delivery teams. The right steps at the start of every new project will inject effectiveness and...

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Rea Clarke

Account Manager

Rea has supported the delivery of high-profile projects for British Racing School, Paradigm Trust, and, pre-Spring, the English National Ballet and Tiger Aspect.

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Responsive Websites

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24/03/2021

Creating a Blooming Good Website

Last month we were delighted to see the launch of the new website for The Southwold Flower Company.   The Southwold Flower Company is a delightful growing farm just outside Spring’s hometown. Set in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, it’s a tranquil oasis where you can just let the fast-pace of urban life drop away and...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Hopkins Homes

PROJECT Responsive Websites: A New Online Home For Hopkins Homes

Hopkins Homes is one of the leading property developers in East Anglia, and has earned a reputation for creating design-led, quality developments. When we began working with them their current website didn’t reflect this high-end offering, wasn’t responsive and lacked the functionality they required for it to be a truly effective sales tool. The new...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Agellus Group

PROJECT Responsive Websites: The hideaway on the stream, online

The website we created uses a blend of beautiful imagery and carefully crafted words to capture the unique experience people enjoy when they come to Tuddenham Mill. Our meticulously thought out sitemap and navigation system mean visitors to the site can easily find what they are looking for, whether they want to book a meal...

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CASE STUDY

CLIENT Bruisyard Country Estate

PROJECT Campaigns: Time to Treasure, Time for Pleasure at Bruisyard

We’ve come to know Bruisyard Country Estate well over the last decade or so, and are delighted to now be helping them make a wider audience more aware of its spectacular offering. Our main objective is to encourage brochure downloads and support booking conversions, and our London and East Anglia focused integrated digital campaign, including...

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Blog

31/07/2019

Freelancers: tell us about you!

It’s shaping up to be a busy Autumn, and we’re keen to hear from creative freelancers. We’re building up a roster of talented freelancers who can support our studio with niche and extra skills. They include illustration, photography, film, editing, animation, development, design, writing. Maybe you have a folio full of something we didn’t know...

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Blog

05/07/2019

This is what we do.

Ever wondered what Spring does? Here’s your answer. We have so many stories to tell, people to introduce you to, and ambitions for ourselves and our clients. Sometimes it’s hard to get it all into a small space. So here is a very brief overview of what we do, for whom.

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CASE STUDY MH Goals laptop pages

CLIENT MH Goals

PROJECT Website: achieving online goals for MHGoals

Kicking off online

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CASE STUDY Jordon logo chrome

CLIENT Jordon Freight

PROJECT Brand: through it all for a freight business

Letting nothing stand in our way to produce a quality new brand

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