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Cornish Ducks | Logo design

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

cornish-ducks-logo

This new business start-up required a fun and clean brand. Cornish Ducks design and produce traditional rubber ducks for bath time fun that have Cornish inspired designs printed over them. Julian, founder or the company, approached us to help develop a logo that portrayed a fresh and fun company.

Xpression / Skoda cup wrap design

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

skoda-cup-wrap-625

Here was an unusual design request for Carta to solve. Xpression, working on behalf of ŠKODA UK, needed to re-brand standard disposable paper cups for the promotional use at The Tour of Britain cycle race. To manufacture new cup designs would have required a very large minimum print run and would have led to large amounts of wasted cups and expense. So, we engineered a pre-printed design wrap to slip over the standard cups. They simply lock together at a each end, slide up the cup and but up against the top lip.

Kids Love Nature / Website Design

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Lids Love Nature Nursery Website Design

Along with the logo designs, leaflet and other literature, Carta also undertook the design of the Kids Love Nature website. We kept the same fun and nature inspired look for brand consistency as in the other material. The design needed to be colourful, clear and easy to navigate around. The footer element features a field, trees and clouds which gives a feel of space and the outdoors which is what the Nature Nursery model is based on. The website design was provided as a layered Photoshop file for easy implementation by the web developer who built the final website.

Philip Baker’s Ltd / Website Design

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Philip Baker's Foods Ltd website image

Carta has been working will Philip Baker’s for some time now on their existing photography and label / packaging designs. Philip commissioned Carta to update their existing website and bring it up to the new branding style that hew had worked on previously. The site needed to to be simple, clean and showcase their products. www.philipbaker.org.uk

Children’s Nature Nursery / Leaflet Design

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

This was a follow on design form The Kids Love Nature Team for their Nature Nursery business. They needed an information leaflet drop to go out to residents within the local area to promote the opening of the new nursery. We kept the fun natural look flowing through the design to really focus the concept of the nursery’s different approach to learning.

Kids Love Nature / logo design

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Kids Love Nature Logo Design

The Kids love Nature team got in touch after seeing our work online as asked if we could help with a design package for their start-up children nursery. The logo was the first project that we did for them and helped set the theme for the rest of the business literature. Stationery, promo flyers, website layout and Word® template designs followed. There was a sister logo needed also for the Children’s Nature Nursery which was to follow the same branding style.

Poppy Treffry / new website design

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

poppy-website

Poppy again invited Carta to work with her to produce new retail and trade website designs for the business. The website is based on a new platform called Magento. This meant all the technical side was handled by them whilst we undertook the design. We agreed that we didn’t want a radical change in ‘feel’ as the brand and design of the original website had been received so well. A focus on more social media presence and interaction with the viewer was key so we broke the layout into clear sections of information, selling, social and user integration.

BOHO Cornwall / logo design

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

BOHO Cornwall logo design

BOHO Cornwall approached Carta to help design the identity for their new 5 star soulful living holiday accommodation business. After an initial meeting with owners Tom and Maya, to discuss the business and its values, they provided me with a fantastic brief to work from. The final outcome is a reflection of this brief – calm, modern, high quality and balanced. The two ‘O’s represent the sunrises and sunsets that can be experienced at the business location on the far southwest coast of Cornwall. A website design and other marketing material are to follow soon for BOHO Cornwall.

The Little Knit Kit Co. / logo design

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Little Knit Kit Company logo

Here is the new logo Carta designed for The Little Knit Kit Company. Julie came to Carta to commission the logo after seeing our work online. This final logo is a combination of two other initial concepts shown to Julie. we feel it works really well to promote what the company offers its customers. The added hand-drawn grey dots and swooshes fill the empty gaps and cement the wording to the graphic elements.

Happy New Year 2012

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

2011 Carta Design stats

2011 was a busy year for us at Carta. We designed, built and launched 11 websites, designed 7 logo identities, shot 18 photoshoots, sent 43 e-newsletter campaigns and notched up a total of 339 new jobs in the last 12 months. So, with all that, there hasn’t been a single quiet patch to mention. We’re back from the Christmas break and raring to go.

Thank you to all of our customers for your business in 2011. We hope you have a successful 2012.

Neil, Natalie and Tilly

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