About Design Associates

Your Visual Communications Partner

We are Design Associates. We are an experienced creative visual communications company. With over 30 years in providing graphic design, advertising and branding services. Our name says the way we work best, to become your design associate. This means we want to become your partner in your visual communications. We feel this approach works much better, as good effective visual communications is a combination of experience and understanding of the company that we are communicating for.

Our mission is to assist you in your communication needs: To become your Design Associates.

Your image is our business. Our image is our most powerful asset. Our image is the first and most lasting impression of our business in the minds of our customers, business associates and our competitors. We don’t just want to be seen – we must be respected. We work, in association with you, to make your image associated with the best in the industry!

We Want you To Succeed therefore we make sure that every angle of your communication needs are properly analysed and used to affect the greatest impact on your target market.

How We Work

We won’t give you the hard sale.

We’ll look at what you need, where you need it and when you’ll need it. We’ll work within your budget, within your ethos and to your time scale. We are here to show you what can be done.

We believe that good design is 98% research.

We learn what your business is about, what your competitors are doing and what can be done for you to gain the competitive advantage over them.

We believe in K.I.S.S.

We keep it simple for you.  You’re hiring a designer and that’s exactly what you’ll get!  No go-betweens: when we’re working for you, we’re there for you every step of the way.

Once you know what you want to say, it’s easy to say it.

We work with you to ensure that your message is getting through and can continue to work with you making sure that you are communicating the right message again and again in all different media.

Our Experience

We’ve been around the block a few times

so we know what we are doing. We are not going to give you big ideas that will not work. We will give you the tools you need to promote your business effectively no more and no less. With over 50 years of experience we will be able to promote your business as effectively as possible.

What we can do for you

We can do it all, it’s up to you on what you need, we see our projects as partnerships you are the associate. If you need us to manage your promotional material we can do that, If you need us to give you a start in you managing your own promotional material we can do that also.