Branding & Design Consultancy
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Bring your brand into the foreground
We understand how frustrating it can be, to lose out on customers to a competitor with a stronger brand.

Foreground transform organisations and new ventures into distinctive, credible brands, with clear-cut appeal – enabling them to establish their own market and thrive.

Here’s how it works...
Sending your brief

  1. Call or email with your brief

  2. We'll get back to you to agree final requirements

  3. Next, we'll create a tailored proposal for you

  4. Let's schedule it in and get down to work
We'll make sure your brand: stands out against the competition; gets noticed for the right reasons; and builds a dedicated customer base.

Get in touch and bring your brand into the foreground.
Brand strategy, identity and design
Brand Strategy
Our work is grounded in research and sound strategic reasoning. We offer bespoke services in:

- Brand discovery
- Brand positioning
- Brand workshops
- Customer research
- Competitor analysis
Visual Identity
We create distinctive visual identities for local and global brands, with specialisms in:

- Brand identity design
- Brand guidelines
- Campaign identity
- Digital identity design
- Digital guidelines
Verbal Identity
We'll bring your brand's voice and messaging to life, across every brand touchpoint, with expertise in:

- Brand messaging
- Brand naming
- Brand story
- Campaign messaging
- Tone of voice
A consultative and agile approach
Launching new businesses, new products and new services can be challenging. With two decades of experience creating differentiated brands with clear-cut customer appeal, we steer every brand we work with, in the right direction, from initial idea to market maturity.
Foreground are a trusted partner to start-ups, new ventures, SMEs and globally renowned brands. We're recognised for our consultative and agile approach – flexing to the requirements of every type and size of organisation that we work with.
"We create truly distinctive, customer relevant brands, that get noticed, gain loyalty and build credibility."
Cross-sector experience
Kape were pivoting our business and needed to work with a company that could help lead our brand transformation. They helped define and deliver us a strong, clear and unique brand that will truly resonate with our customers.
CEO, Kape Technologies PLC
Marc is rigorous in identifying and scoping the requirements for new brand and product developments. His breadth of knowledge, including his ability to launch successful new propositions, is invaluable.
Group Product Director, GoCompare
Foreground have made us stand out in a crowded space, head and shoulders above others. So whether or not you think you know branding, speak to Foreground, it will change your life. Promise.
Founder, V&ME
A fantastic addition to the London Business School Incubator programme... providing an invaluable workshop for our cohort.
Director, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, LBS
We’ve been working with their incredibly creative team for several years now, and they’ve continued to create highly innovative campaigns that truly engage and inspire our clients.
Head of Events, Investec Bank
We have worked with Marc and his team for several years and he has helped transform our brand across digital channels. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.
Head of Marketing, TIME Investments
Fantastic work delivered on time and on budget. I also really enjoyed working with the team who were quick to grasp what we wanted to deliver.
Head of Marketing, EFG Bank
I have worked with Marc on several projects over the last 10 years or so. His ability and expertise in the areas of branding, design and digital is excellent and he produces stand-out work.
Founder and Chairman, Frank PR
We are very pleased with the end result and feel that it positions CIL as a leading, international consulting business.
Managing Partner, CIL
They achieve a good balance between pushing creative development while respecting a brief. They’ve got a lot to recommend.
EMEA Communications, CBRE
We found their innovative, proactive problem solving approach an invaluable asset to our team.
Design and Planning, BAM Construct
High quality work delivered professionally, on time and with great patience... Highly recommended as a versatile and quality creative agency.
Director of Communications, GCE
From platform strategy to how to establish a brand, Marc has continued to offer expert leadership, consultation and support every step of the way.
CEO, mi terms
We needed to engage the right company to help position us in the UK and European market, they have excelled in doing just that. I recommend them highly.
Managing Director, KOUT
Marc, Director
Brand Strategy Director

Marc has led brand strategy and campaigns for renowned organisations such as: CBRE, Investec Bank and Kape Technologies and has worked on behalf of agencies at: WPP, IPG and Enero. He also recruits and manages experienced teams of strategists, designers and technologists to grow brands across the UK, US and EMEA.
Marc has an MA from the London College of Communication and an Executive MBA from London Business School.

When he's not busy consulting, he can be found running across a London park, or rewatching a Pixar movie with his two young children.
Mark, Designer
Brand & Digital Design

Mark is an award winning designer with an MA in Communication Design. He majors in Brand Identity and User Interface design, helping create distinct omni-channel experiences for new ventures and established companies.

He is passionate about the potential of design to influence human behaviour.
Fran, Designer
Brand & Digital Design

As a traditionally-trained creative, Fran’s broad knowledge in the industry has provided her with a deep understanding of the design and creative process. Fran works to transform a brand’s core values and vision into a visual language, communicating its story and creating meaningful brand experiences across channels.
Sara, Strategist
Research, Insight & Strategy

Sara believes brands should make a positive impact in people’s lives and to the world. After completing an MSc in Brand Leadership, she followed her heart to do just that. To work with not for profits as a brand strategist, having previously worked in the commercial sector.
Sara has worked with clients such as: Save the Children, Macmillan, The Royal British Legion and Waterstones.

As a new mother, she’s recently been mastering the art of negotiation with her toddler, whilst dabbling in interior design and pottery.
Craig, Designer
Print & Digital Production

Craig is a designer with twenty years of experience working for global brands across a wide range of industries, from financial services and education to consumer electronics.
His experience working with both agencies and client-side has proved to be invaluable, as has his experience designing multi-language publications.

As a typographer and type designer, Craig’s passion for typography continues to inform his design craft and practice.