The UK digital and design agencies are gradually recovering from the economic turmoil of the recent years as the staff gets pay rises and financial bonuses. Fewer employees have voiced their intention to change job (53.7% vs. 59% in 2012), which also signals that the climate within the industry shows signs of improvement.
Past two weeks seem to have been busy for some of the UK (and global) brand and design agencies. Some have been gearing up their clients for the summer 2013, others have relaunched their own brands radically. See a brief recap of what a dozen of selected design agencies have released over this short period of time.
In their 8th year operating in Russia, “pioneers of Russian retail design” as they call themselves, design agency FITCH have finally opened their first office in Moscow. This is the 13th FITCH’s studio on the global map that will be headed up by Director of Russian & CIS Operations Elena Chuvakhina.
The article is written by David Rogers, owner of packaging and brand design consultancy We Are Pure
When it comes to business growth during tough economical times, there are certainly arguments both for and against. Whilst some are battening down the hatches and riding out the storm, others are throwing caution to the wind and pushing forward.
We talked with the executives of LPK company, which claims to be the world’s largest employee-owned brand design agency with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Richard Cleveland and Samuel Charlier told Popsop about how that employee ownership scheme works, what the European offices are up to and why clients consider LPK a “happy brand”.