20 years of creativity....

In April 1996 a little Starfish was born. Working from a spare room with one Mac, a colour inkjet printer and precisely zero clients, two creatives were filled with naive ambition and a desire to be a great force in the world of design....

Well, reality soon set in and 20 years have passed in the blink of an eye. We have survived recessions and learned many business lessons along the way. Clients and staff have come and gone. We have helped businesses from start-up and watched them grow and flourish, over the years,  all the while learning how to adapt and survive.

Technology has evolved at break neck speed, providing an unlimited wealth of marketing channels and deliverables, but the fundamental principles of creative design still lie at the core of the business. In recent years we have seen the resurgence in the demand for marketing materials which have personality and individuality, especially with the use of illustrations. We are never happier than when we get to flex our creative muscles and we hope to continue to do so for many more years to come.

Over the years, our own brand has evolved and we have given ourselves a new look to celebrate our 20th anniversary, so we thought we'd dig out some of our old little Starfishes to see how they have changed over the years...