We Are

Hound Dog Creatives

A full-service creative agency

Our services

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Design is the silent
ambassador of your brand”

Paul Rand

Hound Dog Creatives is a full-service creative agency taking your brand from conception to consumer. Covering graphic design, print services and website development, we pride ourselves in taking your needs to bring your brand to life, maximising your budget and creating an iconic brand identity.

Graphic Design

Innovative, versatile and contemporary. Bringing your brand to life with a tailored and bespoke brand identity for consumer awareness, competitive edge and commercial success.

Print

A specialist print provider with extensive experience and networks within the print industry, from start-up brand toolkits to international marketing campaigns. We source the optimum stock, print techniques and delivery options, providing a full print service to bring your marketing collateral to your consumer.

Website Design

The window to your brand, our website designs reflect your modern business requirements; responsive, visual and with optimum user experience. From a single holding page through to an e-commerce market place, showcase your brand identity through an impactful website design.

  • I have worked recently with Laurenne in re-designing my business cards. She took the time to understand my businesses core services and ensured that those points visibly stuck out on my business cards. She looked carefully at what style font to use and colours, along with card quality. I wanted a professional card that stood out and was a talking point and this was achieved.


    Rachel Tombs

  • Laurenne has recently redesigned my business cards. She quickly identified what I needed and was comfortable with whilst also tactfully suggesting changes which I had not previously considered. She was spot on. The end result is professional and identifies with my core values and business. She has boundless energy and enthusiasm for what she does and an eye for detail. I have no hesitation in recommending her.


    Wendy Hamilton

  • Laurenne was quick to act when I realised I had left it rather late to reorder compliment slips and business cards from my previous supplier. I was happy with her quote, the revised proof for comp slips shot back with the requested amendments made perfectly, and I received the finished articles within a week. Better still, the print quality was superior to my old ones! Very professional service, highly recommended.


    Nikki Ochtman

  • I'd seen many examples of Laurenne's wonderful design work, and so asked her to redesign my business logo, and produce some new business cards for me. Design..colours..fonts.. finishes...card stock - all a mystery to me, but second nature to Laurenne. I'm so pleased with the result, and the attention to every detail of the finished cards. I would thoroughly recommend


    Katherine Knight

  • Laurenne at Hound Dog Creatives designed and produced our company business cards for us. The word I would use to describe the cards is 'quality' - we could have probably got cheaper cards from Vistaprint but we paid a little bit extra and were really happy with the results. Thank you Laurenne


    Ryan Millward

  • Laurenne has worked on various client projects with Action Stations Marketing over the years. Her ability to deliver on time, on budget and consistently exceed expectations sets Laurenne far apart from the rest of the pack!


    Karen Fowler

  • Laurenne is a very professional individual, easy to work with and comes up with some great designs, all within the specified timelines and competitively priced. I would highly recommend Laurenne's services and commitment.


    Mandy Wardman

  • When I started my business, Laurenne helped me produce my business cards. Her guidance on the design, layout and quality to use was really helpful. Laurenne understood my needs and discussed any issues with me so I felt happy with the final product. I subsequently returned for the production of my business leaflets. I get positive comments about both of them and am happy to recommend Laurenne to others.


    Tamsin Régnès

About us

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A small, boutique full-service creative agency with a global reach, Hound Dog Creatives brings over 35 years of brand design and print expertise to its clients, bringing over 400 brands to life.

Building brands from start-up stage to redesign and revival, intelligent creativity underpins our designs and combines with our commitment and passion to creating a brand identity you are proud of.

Our team are a magical blend of skills and personalities across a variety of industries to enable us to deliver graphic design, website development and print services to meet any brief or requirement you may have.

Projects

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We are a graphic and website design company with a passion for producing the best creative solutions for businesses big and small, start-ups and established. We work hard to understand your needs and deliver exactly what you are looking for – helping your business stand out from the crowd.

Porsche Post

Project: To redesign and distribute the Porsche members club magazine.
Brief: To generate an increase in advertising revenue from the Porsche members club magazine.
Result: 250% increase in advertising revenue, and improved printing rates.

Alongside a need to generate improved advertising revenue through the members club magazine, Porsche Club were looking to create a magazine more in line with their brand vision and identity. Hound Dog Creatives took the existing magazine concepts of two magazine communications (a monthly black and white production and a quarterly colour magazine) and amalgamated the two in order to create one direct mail communication which supported the Porsche brand identity.  We created a customer flow through the magazine and introduced dramatic feature pages to instill visual creativity and excitement for the reader. The result was a 250% increase in advertising revenue and the added benefit of more efficient production through our negotiated printing rates.

Waiting

Project: Creation of brand assets for Waiting, a ski/snowboarding expedition to Siberia.
Brief: Design brand visual identity, create and source all branded apparel for the expedition.

Being keen skiers, this project we absolutely loved! We were brought on board for the project to create a visual identity for the expedition and to advise, source and create the brand apparel for all participants. From thermals to ski boot bags, solar panel chargers to layered down jackets, we created a full kit of branded goods. All of the items had the newly designed logo embossed or featured to create a unique and smart brand identity. We even created a temporary tattoo logo to be used by participants. This tattoo logo design was then sold to the tattoo manufacturer for direct online consumer sales. We used our worldwide network to source all the optimum resources for this project and didn’t forget the finishing touches; presentation boxes with branded parcel tape for participants located throughout Europe.

Absolute Cuisine

Project: Graphic design of brand toolkit, all advertising materials, new project production and website redesign.
Brief: Design and produce a brand toolkit of advertising assets and business stationery, design packaging for new product range and supporting launch marketing brochure, website redesign and introduction of e-commerce transactions.
Result: Incremental revenue through the new e-commerce platform and online sales capability.

We started working with Absolute Cuisine to produce high quality business stationery, flyers and adverts to support their ongoing marketing calendar of activity. Following this success, we continued to support Absolute Cuisine in their diversification strategy to produce a new range of ready meals, soups, cakes and biscuits. We designed and printed all the packaging for this range, along with a take out menu and 44 page show case brochure for the business inclusive of lunches, dinner parties, canapés, buffet, afternoon teas. We provided a new customer flow for the brochure supported by quality images to create a visually impactful branded brochure.

To support the new business direction and success we further designed a new website for Absolute Cuisine and introduced e-commerce to the business, providing opportunity to sell the new products online. Through a new, fresh design, search optimised and branded website content and strong UX e-commerce.

Artisan Distiller

Project: Graphic design of Kraft labels for Artisan Distillery and sourcing of brand compatible bottles.
Brief: To design the label identity of a local distillery eau-de-vie and support production through the sourcing of bottles.

Working with a distillery producing prestigious eau-de-vie, using locally sourced fruits and ancestral traditions in production, we created the visual identity of their product through the design of Kraft labels. We also sourced brand-appropriate bottles from Germany, to complement the overall aesthetic of the product and bring the local and traditional identity to life and in front of the consumer.

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