Black Storm Brewery Design Collaboration

Black Storm Brewery has worked with brand and design agency Wonderstuff, independent illustrators and craft breweries from around the country to create its 12 Beers range. Each limited edition brew comes in a distinctive can reflecting its ingredients, flavours or where it was made. Paul Hughes, founder of Black Storm Brewery said: “Black Storm beers […]

Kerry’s Top Picks

Given my background in teaching, I have a love for sharing, supporting and inspiring others around me. From the beginning of 2020 I’ve challenged myself to share incredible creative work on my LinkedIn daily that has particularly caught my eye, and what will inspire my future creative work. Therefore I thought it may be beneficial […]

Welcome to our New Design Director

Kerry Neesam has joined our team as design director. Kerry graduated from Teesside University with a first class honours degree in graphic design in 2013. She worked in various agencies in the north east before moving to London to join an agency working with global brands where she was promoted to senior designer. Kerry then […]

New Year. New Opportunity.

One of our talented designers is embarking on a new phase of their journey, soon to leave us for a new challenge. So we’re interested in meeting a superb human who’s ready for change – and who wants to support us with current, and new client, projects. Someone independent and creative, with a high level […]

Work featured on CreativePool

It’s always nice to see our work featured.  This time we’re featured on global design site CreativePool, alongside agencies I’ve respected and admired for years, including Mother, B&B studio, Coley Porter Bell and more. The project featured is the rebranding of Newcastle based world street food retailer Canaca. You can see us on CreativePool here Or read more about […]

Celebrating the Launch of Brain Balms

Wonderstuff began working with Nicolette Perry in 2017 to explore the potential and position of her natural and organic, scientifically based, products.  We developed names for the business to provide Nicolette with a platform to develop her range, in line with her goals. Nicolette, a Pharmacognosist, Education, and Science Director, specialising in aromatic plants for […]

Building a Brand to Be Proud of

Recently we were engaged to create a new brand and identity for a private label supplements brand. Part of the brief was to create an attractive brand which could target start-ups and fully fledged companies alike. After plenty of research, long conversations and iterations; Nutribl was created. A clean, ownable brand with flair. Creating the […]

Confidence

We’ve invested time this week with an organisation in Manchester who are about to rebrand and had bad experiences in the past working with a designer. The last thing we wanted to do was work with them – and them be disappointed (again). So we talked. About why they felt let down in their previous […]

Make significant impact.

Make significant impact. Last week we spoke to the owner of a successful business. The conversation started with an enquiry about updating their website. It moved to exploring the goals of the business with regard to their audience and their abilities. The final conversation helped them realise that they – as the owner – needed […]

The £1 Million Cookie

Can you even imagine it. I can. Why? I was talking this week about long term vision and the example I used was this; If the goal is to sell £1 million of cookies, you can create a brand that sells 1 million, £1 cookies. Or you create a brand that sells 1, £1 million […]

Time is easy. Attention is hard.

Time is easy. Attention is hard. Don’t ask how your new brand agency how long the project will take. Instead, start by considering how much attention you will assign to the project. Having worked with many business owners of the last ten years, and being asked this very question – I can honestly say that […]

Your Brand is in the Hands of Your Audience

A bird in the hand… Here at Wonderstuff, we love a great visual showing how sharp our design work looks. But we love to see the work in the hands of the audience even more. Since seeing our packaging designs being picked up by customers in Tesco many years ago, to flyers being used by […]

We’re Creating Strong Brands

A strong brand improves sales and can provide owners with renewed confidence in their business. A strong brand can also be colourful, engaging, and joy to create. These are the uniforms for restaurant staff, as part of a wider rebranding project which we are working on currently. We’re busy with this and several other projects, […]