New Year, New Us

Happy New Year! We’re starting 2021 with news of our restructure here at Wonderstuff bringing added value, expertise and flexibility to our clients. For businesses who need to transform, Wonderstuff will continue defining brands through strategic exploration and creativity. For all regular business communications, our sister company Nettl of Newcastle will deliver branding and marketing […]

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

After the rollercoaster this year has been for us all both personally and professionally, we’re looking forward to this Christmas, in whatever form it comes.   Right now, we want to thank all of our clients, suppliers, and colleagues for supporting us throughout 2020.    Wonderstuff will be closing for some well-earned festive cheer on Wednesday 23 […]

BrainBalms Reaches Crowdfunder Target For Oil Atomisers

We are super happy that we’ve been able to help support our client, BrainBalms, to reach their crowdfunder target for their new range of natural oil atomisers, with the additional achievement of being match funded by the North East LEP. BrainBalms have received some amazing reviews for the range already and we can’t wait for our […]

Sharing Inspiration

Why not pause for a moment to enjoy some design refreshment from around the world. Selected by our design director Kerry Neesam who considers colour, typography, illustration, brand identity, production details … Leapfrog Remedies “An amazing packaging project for Leapfrog Remedies by design, creative & marketing agency Mayk, based in London. Beautifully simplistic and user-friendly layout of important information, […]

BrainBalms’ Crowdfunder – Just One Week To Go

With only one week to go on the BrainBalms’ Crowdfund North East LEP campaign for the new Oil Atomiser range, we’d like to ask everyone to consider supporting this local business now!  The oil atomisers contain plant essential oils whose active ingredients have been scientifically proven to have beneficial effects on memory, cognitive function and sleep. They can […]

Supporting the Designers of Tomorrow

Here at Wonderstuff we’re proud of our industry and keen to support young designers. Before coronavirus became part of all our lives, director Paul Alderson and design director Kerry Neesam worked with students at our local universities to share industry experience and give advice and support to the growing local talent.  Helping up and coming designers is more important now than ever […]

BrainBalms Launches Crowdfunder for Oil Atomisers

Our client BrainBalms has just launched a Crowdfunder campaign to support three new products. The new Oil Atomisers contain plant essential oils whose active ingredients have been scientifically proven to have beneficial effects on memory, cognitive function and sleep. BrainBalms was founded by pharmacognosist Dr Nicolette Perry in 2019 in Northumberland. Pharmacognosy is the scientific […]

Sharing Inspiration

Regular readers will know that our design director Kerry Neesam keeps her finger on the pulse of what’s hot in brand design, sharing what she finds from around the world via LinkedIn. Here are three of her most recent top picks: Hopkins Restaurant “A lovely identity for this restaurant by creative studio Saint Urbain. As soon as […]

Home Improvement Finance

We’ve just completed work on the brand identity for Home Improvement Finance, a newly established credit broker based in Newcastle. The service helps homeowners and contractors access loans from £1,000 to £100,000 for repairs and renovation. Following the initial briefing, the client trusted us to create the right solution to ensure that the business could move forward quickly. […]

New IT Brand DARE

DARE is a spin out company established this year from existing business Opal IT. We had recently taken Opal IT through a rebrand and the team came back to us to support them in their new journey. The brief for DARE included aligning the newly created business with the existing business whilst providing a clear difference, and […]

Sharing Inspiration

Brand design involves reflecting what our clients are and do, and through this also connecting with their target audiences. Visual identity, tone of voice and calls to action are all part of the brand design mix. In this month’s review of the world of brand design Kerry Neesam, our design director, comments on three great […]

Forum RCP – Rebranding for the Future

Forum RCP (Retail Commercialisation Partners), formerly Forum CentreSpace, is a leading commercialisation and mall promotions agency working with over 90 shopping centres and 40 retail parks across the UK.  They came to us to at the end of last year to talk about rebranding to reflect the changing retail landscape. As registered providers with grant funding […]

Featuring Troo Healthcare

We’re always excited to see our work featured by design media, together with selected work by other designers from across the globe.     In the last few days we’ve seen coverage of our work to revitalise the Troo Healthcare brand on both the Creativepool and Dieline websites. Kerry Neesam, our design director commented: “One of the great things about being […]

WBDS Features BrainBalms

We’re very proud that our work on BrainBalms has recently been featured on the World Brand Design Society website.  The society highlights exceptional consumer packaging design and corporate brand design. It aims to promote the industry and support design students, professionals and agencies by encouraging dialogue and celebrating creativity.    It’s not the first time we’ve had our work featured on […]

The New Studio

We were talking about working in the ‘new normal’ in a Wonderstuff team meeting, by phone naturally, earlier this week. And we realised that although we’re not together in the studio as much as we used to be due to the pandemic, our working process is essentially the same as it’s always been. We’re using […]

Bringing a New Brand to Life – BrainBalms

Clients sometimes come to us knowing they want to start a business based on their passion for their product, but need help to take it further. So we work with them to explore why they believe in their business, where they want to position their product and what marketing materials they need to make it […]