Purpose led branding that makes a difference

We collect together and oversee the finest designers, marketing experts, website specialists and creatives to bring your brand to life.

Our promise to our people

Your brand’s affected by every decision you make. From the tone of voice in email to the toilet paper you choose for guest bathrooms. Careful thought needs to go into every decision.

We make careful decisions on who we partner with and whether they are in business for social impact or profit. This shapes our future together and leads our people and planet-first approach.

We focus on integrating brand values, processes, suppliers and goals to create positive results.

Our big juicy strategies & ambitions

We partner with brands that love to share their experience. And share our enthusiasm for creative solutions that stand out.

We love brands that want to partner and have Snapper Studio as an integral part of their team.

We love educating leaders on the impact a strategic brand can have on their business’s longevity. Delivered in the form of purpose-driven brand workshops, identities and emotive storytelling.

We love working with open-minded businesses that appreciate honest conversations about their brands.

Our value proposition what?

Our what

We focus on helping you make smart decisions and guiding you through the process. We'll help turn ideas into success stories using strategic branding and storytelling.

Our how

Our collaborative approach, bringing together your team, gives everyone a voice. Meaning we all work towards a single vision and structure the project to suit that.

Our why

Creating a lasting positive impact on our planet is our goal. And that future begins with us. Design has the opportunity to drive change, we’re just giving brands the chance to join us.

Our Brand Values

Be hands-on

We strive to understand your customer’s experience and your business. So we can offer the best solution to fit your needs.

Be honest

An open, honest, collaborative, done-with-you approach is the best way to create brands.

Be unconventional

Original creativity and unconventional ideas shape our world. Ideas are not dismissed straight away, they need investigation.

Be collaborative

We collaborate with people who love their work and value us. If you’re open-minded, you’ll end up with a project that makes a lasting impact.

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Hey, I'm Martin, a craft beer sippin', branding nerd who loves purpose-packed, passionate business owners.

I grew up in the UK surrounded by funny accents and cream teas.

When I'm not sipping hazy NEIPA's in a hipster craft brewery in Newcastle, I'm dislocating my thumb removing a sock (true story).

My love of strategy, classic design theory, typography and photography is surpassed by my love of cooking eating.

I host the Level Up Podcast, and I'm the co-founder of networking phenomenon Chatterbox. I love connecting people and having conversations about their business, it allows me space to reflect and see new perspectives.

I'm dedicated to shining a light on businesses, learning what makes you rock and helping your brand roll.

Post pandemic life, brought collaborators together, which made it easy to run brand strategy workshops and create brands from anywhere.

We relocated from England to Newcastle in Feb 2016, swapping cow pats for sand angels, looking for a community for our family to thrive in ⤵️

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Your goals are probably like mine. Create an authentic brand, like a nutty coffee roaster or make yourself the go-to in your industry like this EMDR Psychologist.

You know how to do you, but you need someone like me to point you in the right direction.

My philosophy is that we'll grow together if we support and trust each. It's not about us making the decisions for you. It's a collaborative effort with you.

Understanding your businesses vision and providing effective strategies is the backbone to branding. It drives the whole business, from ideas to marketing them.

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Our process

Our meticulous, fun approach to branding, unleashes creativity and organisation at the same time. Giving you a heady mix of getting shit done, and laughter.

We focus on working out the problem first, looking at your business goals and checking to see if where your money is best invested.


Brand Audit

Evaluating your current brand and recommending areas to be improved.

Brand Strategy

Identify and shape your  strategy. Positioning you for the next stage.

Brand Identity Design

Designing/updating logos and visual identities to match your brand DNA.

Website Design

Using your new brand to design a website that fits customers love.

Photography & Videography

Ongoing content creation support to continue the growth.

First step — Book a Discovery Call.

Not sure where you want to go? We can chat through your brand, business goals and work out an action plan.