About

Out of Place Studio are a full service design agency and we work closely with clients to deliver a wide range of design solutions. We can help you develop a full brand identity, website and marketing strategy or help you with specific problems and design briefs.

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Our Team

Out of Place Studio are a Bradford-based full service design agency.

Our reputation for delivering high-quality projects, comes from our friendly and professional way of working. Our passion reflected in our client work, self-published projects and design archive.

We are a small agency who like to form close relationships with our clients, helping them develop brands and websites that progress longer term aims and ambitions.


Matt Lamont - Out of Place Studio

Matt Lamont

Matt is an accomplished designer with a multi-disciplined portfolio that includes work for a wide range of organisations and sectors. Matt has an obsessive passion for design, not only as a designer but as a collector, educator and public speaker. His personal collection contains over 3,000 books, journals, catalogues, posters and other ephemera from the design world. Matt utilises his extensive archive in detailed research for each client and their brief.

Haigh Simpson - Out of Place Studio

Haigh Simpson

Haigh has experience as a journalist, copy writer, editor, marketing manager and design lead. As a project manager Haigh is able to confidently interpret briefs and works with clients to see that their vision is realised. His organisational support and critical feedback helps guide and focus the teams creative output. He has project managed several high budget, high profile design, digital and marketing projects.

Thom Milson - Out of Place Studio

Thom Milson

Thom is an award-winning designer with a wealth of experience working in digital design, print, illustration and branding for a diverse set of clients and sectors. Thom has a keen interest in research and data-led design, accessibility and inclusivity, UX and UI design, as well as traditional practices and the hand-made.

Out of Place Studio design library

Studio
Culture


One stop
shop

We are a multi-skilled agency offering a full range of services all under one roof. We can develop your marketing strategy from concept through to execution across multiple platforms including strategy, branding, digital, design,  social media and tech support.

Social
Values

We are passionate about the sectors we work in and proud to promote creative activity across the North. Through in-house projects and ongoing cultural partnerships we look to work with people who share our values .

Small agile
team

Out of Place is a small agency with a horizontal management structure, which allows us to work collaboratively and productively across all our projects. We are able to form intimate and open relationships with our clients and deliver projects efficiently and with personality.

Passionate
team

We don’t just design for a living – we live and breathe it… We possess one of the UK’s largest design archives and host/attend regular events on design. We share our passion for design through our in house projects including Out of Places, Design Reviewed and various personal project.

Research


We lead our clients through an engaging and thorough R&D process to ensure we deliver creative solutions that exceed expectations and inspire everyone involved. With access to Matt Lamont’s extensive design archive we can take inspiration from classic and contemporary design and provide a unique approach to research.

Ken Garland - design collection at Out of Place Studio
Ken Garland - design collection at Out of Place Studio
Graphic design book archive at Assembly Bradford

Services

We provide a range of design-led services from our studio. All our services are delivered in-house with minimal outsourcing.


Brand Identity

Getting to know the client and their vision is at the heart of our branding process. We create identities that attract and inspire both our clients and theirs. Our passion for design informs everything we do. We utilise our extensive design archive, an understanding of our client’s demographic and our experiences to begin the creative process. We recognise a brand is more than just a logo and a colour scheme. We will ensure any brand we create has consistency and flexibility. Our full brand guideline package is document that anyone could pick up, look through, and fully understand your brand.

Individual services include:

• Logo design

• Brand identity and implementation

• Brand guideline development
• Stationery design

• Presentation design 
• Brand messaging

Design for Print

Our team has produced publications for a range of clients and self published over 100 titles including magazines, brochures, guides and reports. We offer full design, copy and print services and work with our clients through every step of the process to deliver beautiful design-led products that meet our customers needs. We provide creativity, passion for what we do and we listen to our clients, tailoring our approach to their needs. Never generic, always original, always inspired.

Individual services include:
• Packaging design

• Magazine design

• Brochure design
• Creative print design

• Concept design
• Marketing collateral design

Digital Design

We build fully customisable visually engaging websites, adapted to meet our clients needs and built to impress. Our sites put user experience at the forefront and are designed with a mobile first approach. We provide wireframe designs and visual updates throughout the development process, to keep our clients involved and in control. We also provide ongoing support and site management services including training and development.

Individual services include:
• Responsive web design

• SEO

• UX/UI
• E-commerce setup
• Website redesign

• Wordpress setup and training
• Wireframe and concept design
• Accessibility compliance

Social

For most organisations, social media is the main platform for communicating your projects, services and messaging. So it’s important to maintain high standards and deliver effective campaigns that are on-brand and look good. We can help you plan, design and execute social media campaigns and strategies. 

Individual services include: 
• Maintenance and training
• Content creation – design and copy
• Set-up and integration
• Analytics and reporting

Animation

Animation is a great way to grab peoples attention and deliver complex messaging in a simple, digestible way. We can create original on-brand animated visuals that provide an engaging and effective method of communication for your organisation or project.

Individual services include: 
• Infographic animation
• Animated web content
• Explainer videos

Strategy and Campaign Management

We can help you develop a full marketing campaign strategy to help you achieve your marketing goals and amplify your brand. From consultation and planning to a bulletproof strategy and execution.

Individual services include: 
• Consultation
• Strategic planning
• Campaign execution
• Campaign evaluation

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