02
Sep
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Heritage and history: valuable commodities for any brand

We’ve seen many top brands mining their past, with ‘The Co-op’, ‘Guinness’ and more recently ‘MasterCard’ having returned to form with logos each echoing their 1960’s predecessors, but all for very different reasons. Heritage and history are valuable commodities for any brand; a history is distinct and ownable. They can be used to re-dress a […]

08
Jun
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WDA help deliver a second successful Derby Book Festival.

Once again ‘Derby Book Festival’ has brought together and galvanised the city with a spirit of collaboration unique to Derby. The festival’s success is intrinsic on its indispensable partnerships with ‘Marketing Derby Bondholders’, as well as key cultural and educational pillars such as the University of Derby, Derby College and QUAD. This year’s festival is […]

13
May
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Brand Box for Boxing4Heroes!

Brand Box used to create a new kind of boxing experience. A Chesterfield gym came to WDA for assistance in launching their own charity boxing event.  Full of ideas for the event itself, but with no name, no identity, no brand – and a very limited budget. After an initial discussion it became clear that the client qualified for […]

10
May
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GLOBAL REBRAND FOR STRUMIS

WDA have delivered a global rebrand project for a leading software business based on Pride Park. The new positioning will enhance Strumis’ emphasis on directly benefiting its clients’ bottom line results by bringing better order and control to their business systems and processes. The positioning also reinforces Strumis commitment to the Structural Steel Fabrication Industry. ‘Bringing Structure […]

15
Apr
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WDA deliver Smith Partnership Rebrand

Following a successful competitive 4-way pitch (including a national PLC), WDA were appointed to drive new business for one of Derby’s biggest law firms. WDA won the Smith Partnership Rebrand project after demonstrating a deeper commercial understanding of the sector and the business; and outlining a sound strategic approach to the complicated task of creating a […]

11
Apr
Design Jobs Derby

We are Hiring!

We are on the look out for talented designers to join our growing city centre agency. Our award-winning portfolio of work includes campaigns for the likes of Yamaha, Bentley and a raft of interesting local clients. Your passion for creating great concepts alongside highly polished brand design will be evident in your portfolio. You should be […]

16
Dec
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Cycle Derby ‘Wheels in Motion’ champions crowned.

Friday November 20th saw a thrilling grand final to the 2015 Wheels in Motion inter-business cycling championship, held at the Derby velodrome. Since May, the event has attracted support from some of Derby’s biggest and best known businesses, including Rolls Royce, Bowmer & Kirkland, Bombardier, Cooper Parry and Smith Cooper to name but a few. […]

16
Dec
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12 top tips for a successful new year.

’Tis the season of planning and refining your 2016 marketing strategy. It’s also the season of giving not receiving, so we thought we’d compile a list of top tips to give you businesses small to large an easier life, help drive sales and make 2016 a more profitable year – and we’re sure you’ll raise […]