Simpkin Burley is a creative design studio based in Nottingham, providing graphic design and branding solutions across the UK
Why we’re great at what we do
Simpkin Burley was set up in 2019 by founder and Creative Director Dan Simpkin, who brings a varied design portfolio spanning over 17 years. His background in architecture has helped us to bring techniques associated with the built environment into the creative design process. This allows us to anticipate the needs of your customers and create seamless end-user journeys.
Despite our youth as a practice, Simpkin Burley has a tried and tested team to successfully deliver London agency quality. This team can expand or contract to an appropriate scale in line with our clients’ requirements. Along with our permanent studio-based staff, we employ part-time and freelance studio-exclusive experts where necessary to deliver what our clients need with minimal overheads.
Here’s what you get when you work with Simpkin Burley
From household names to pre-startups, we’re experienced in growing business through engaging branding and coherent design strategy. We provide unique creative design services through our unique combination of experience and specialism.
We are your flexible design partners, identifying your core business messages and helping you achieve the results you want. Whether working as your agency partner for a period of time or providing ad-hoc campaign creative, our mission is to realise your ambitions.
Each project is as important to us as the last, and we aim to deliver results that meet and exceed your expectations. We’re also proud to represent the UK’s incredible design community as a member of the Design Business Association.
Our background, working within the built environment gives us a unique approach in that we target the way that people interact with their surroundings. Visitor journey strategies are at the core of our creative process, resulting in designs that are simple to navigate both online and off.
Along with hands-on experience in the corporate world, all of our designers hold a graphic design degree. This gives our client the peace of mind that the creatives working on their projects have the qualifications as well as real world experience.
Founder and Creative Director
Founder and Creative Director Dan has a wide range of experience, having previously led the UK & Europe Graphic Design Team for international design firm Benoy as an Associate Director of the firm. Dan is an award winning qualified graphic designer and mentor.
Dan has welcomed household names to the Simpkin Burley studio, including Manchester Airport Group, Virgin Holidays and London City Airport. The niche nature of the built environment means that Dan has expert knowledge of delivering brand identity projects to a high standard on large-scale, high-profile schemes.