Posts Categorized: Project

Dumpling the Pug

Dumpling the Pug (Jiaozi) helps teach children Chinese. A virtual reality dog is helping young Britons get to grips with some basic Mandarin Chinese – the most spoken language in the world. Launched for the start of the ‘Year of the Dog’in 2018, this includes telling the playful pup to ‘eat’, ‘walk’ and – of… Read more »

Premier Skills

Premier Skills draws upon the Premier League’s global appeal and expertise in delivering community programmes in the UK, alongside the British Council’s global network, track record of delivery and world class expertise in English. Premier Skills Through Premier Skills, young people, including the most vulnerable in society, are given opportunities to become better integrated into… Read more »

New business

howies is an active clothing company based in South Wales that believes in making higher quality, lower impact products for our sports and day-to-day lives. They like to make people think and care about the world we live in through their t-shirt slogans, blog entries, and website rants. Howies were a company we felt did… Read more »

Film Ident Competition

The idea behind The Do Lectures is a simple one. That people who Do things can inspire the rest of us to go and Do amazing things too. So once a year The Do Lectures holds a set of inspirational lectures down in a beautiful part of West Wales. Brief for The Do Lectures Ident… Read more »

Pool Farm Offices

This is Pool Farm in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. It had recently been converted into a number of high-spec offices. We were commissioned by Stanian Architects to advertise the project. After a few discussions with the client, one of which ended with them laughing in our faces, we convinced them to go with… Read more »

International Higher Education Exhibition

As a precursor to Going Global conference in June 2015, the British Council commissioned Thoughtful to design a temporary exhibition to be held in the reception area of their headquarters to demonstrate the role The UK plays in supporting, facilitating, creating opportunities and collaborating in International Higher Education. The exhibition was aimed at all visitors… Read more »

Take on the World

#takeontheworld The ChallengeEncourage 16-25 year olds, currently in Further Education, to consider an international experience as a way of improving their employability and to accelerating their personal development. Excite them about the world of possibilities on offer if they study, work or volunteer overseas. Overcome their concerns and answer their questions. We wanted to connect… Read more »


Each year Channel 4 Marketing throw down the challenge of designing on-air stings for E4; the stings show E4 as a surreal and twisted anarchic place encompassing irreverence and humour, where anything goes and surrealism and juxtaposition are the rules. The annual competition is open to anyone who fancies their chances at creating a truly… Read more »

Colour Chart

We were commissioned to handle the launch campaign for Tate Liverpool’s summer blockbuster exhibition called: Colour Chart. Colour Chart took it’s inspiration from a group of artists who use household paints straight out of the can. Artists like Gerhard Richter, Damien Hirst and Ellsworth Kelly. When this project landed we nearly wet ourselves for two… Read more »

150th anniversary of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

To mark the 150th anniversary of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Royal Mail commissioned us to design a first day cover pack detailing the historical development of the Home from 1860 to present day, a special envelope featuring all of the stamps and a postal stamp. ‘Everyone at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is thrilled… Read more »

International Festival of Contemporary art

For ten weeks every two years Liverpool is transformed into a gallery of new art, showcasing the best contemporary artists from around the world. The fifth of Liverpool Biennial’s International Exhibitions was titled ‘MADE UP – an exploration of the artistic imagination’. ‘MADE UP’ was presented across multiple venues which includes Tate Liverpool, the Bluecoat,… Read more »

International Festival of Contemporary art

The Liverpool Biennial is the largest international contemporary art festival in the United Kingdom. For ten weeks, every two years, the city of Liverpool hosts an extensive range of artworks, projects, and a programme of events. We looked to the striking visual style of artist Carlos Amorales. For the 2010 campaign we approached Liverpool Biennial… Read more »