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  • About

    You'll find us in an old doctor's surgery on Handcross High Street, right in the heart of Sussex. We've just celebrated our 16th birthday and have com...

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      Strategy. Ideas. Results. To help us deliver on our promises, we've developed a proven and effective three stage process which acts as the foundati...

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      As part of our commitment to supporting local charities, we've raised just shy of £8,000 over the last two years....

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      We recognise that every individual and organisation impacts the environment and we all have a duty to act responsibly. As a Creative and Multimedia Co...

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    Storm is made up of a diverse group of creative, marketing and web specialists who all come together to make the magic happen. We're a mixed bunch...

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    Welcome to Storm, the award-winning integrated design and marketing agency in the heart of Sussex. We're creative people - we love ideas. Big ideas, c...

People

  • Matt Saunders

    At the age of 25, Matt Saunders started up the award-winning team with vision, enthusiasm and drive. He spotted a gap in the market for a results focu...

  • Ben Harvey

    Ben Harvey leads the digital direction for Storm, managing the architecture and production of Storm's web-based output and delivering robust, scalable...

  • Kate Russell

    Kate has managed all aspects of marketing communications, from long term strategic planning to quick tactical implementation. Kate's experience spans ...

  • Mark Scholefield

    Mark spent the early part of his career managing cross-channel integration within experiential delivery for consumer brands. Now he applies an analyti...

  • Stefan Buss

    With a brief background in engineering and management consulting Stefan finally found his niche in sales and marketing when entering a 15 year career ...

  • Michael Nice

    Mike is a senior creative with a strategic and considered approach to the design process. He has a keen eye for detail, an organised approach to work...

  • Paul Mellon

    Paul started as a product designer but quickly realised he was meant to be in graphics. Since then, Paul has progressed to become a passionate all rou...

  • Ronald Poppeliers

    Since joining Storm in 2011, Ron's experience has been focused on building sophisticated websites for clients such as Oncam and G4S. Ron brings a fan...

  • Lee Martin

    Lee has been active in the creative industry for over 20 years now, from pre-press through to a design manager at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. He has a hea...

  • Charlotte Delmonte

    Charlotte is a creative designer specialising in branding, marketing, advertising and print for a varied range of clients from different sectors. She ...

  • Hannah Martin

    Hannah Martin is an award-winning copywriter with 20 years' experience working for some of the world's largest advertising and digital agencies in the...

  • Samantha Saunders

    Samantha (Matt's Wife), supported the start-up back in 1999 as company secretary, from setting up the company registration details, processes and supp...

  • Mark Springham

    Mark started his career with a firm of accountants working on company audits, management accounts and strategic business plans. ...

Blog

  • Is your website secure enough for Google?

    You don’t need me to tell you how dominant and powerful Google is when it comes to the web. Around 74% of web browsing in January 2017 was via Chrom...

  • Older browsers - do we still need to support them?

    Whilst modern techniques like CSS3 and HTML5 aren’t available in IE8, the use of these techniques allows you to give the best user experience in mod...

  • What's your brand DNA?

    If you charge for your products and/or services and operate in a competitive market, you are a brand. Every business can differentiate in some way ...

  • Image resolution - getting it right

    In order to understand how best to supply your designer with the correct quality images to use, we first need to cover the basics. If you’re work...

  • Walking on thin ice

    Last Thursday, rather bleary eyed I must admit, I arrived at Hassocks railway station at 07.30 wearing - as instructed - warm clothes and walking shoe...

  • Jump in my car

    We’ve been checking out the new Honda ride-sharing concept car - the NeuV - [pronounce noo-vee] - it looks very cool and almost Knightrider-like....

  • 7 logo design trends to look for this year

    If you’re looking to start the new year with a new logo for your business, whether you’re just starting out or looking to update an asset you’ve...

  • Bring it on

    We hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and New Year and that getting back to the office wasn't too much of a struggle. ...

  • 'Twas just before Christmas, and all through the house...
  • An infographic about infographics

    Infographics are fast becoming a popular way to convey messages to your audience in a more engaging format than plain text - and they're more effectiv...

  • A sky full of stars

    Last night, off I went to another exciting networking evening with the Acumen Business Club. This time we were told - and all we were told - was to be...

  • Top of the box

    Our very own sales campaign came to an end last month and I had the pleasure of awarding Mukesh from BAM Construction his prize last week - a breakfas...

  • Semiotics - communicating meaning with design

    Semiotics is a branch of anthropology which anchors signs and symbols into the culture of consumers. Semiotics is a cornerstone of brand equity manage...

  • A Storm at the House of Commons

    Yesterday, we were at the House of Commons to help launch the Castle Debates annual report for 2015/16. ...

  • Spot colour vs. CMYK vs. Pantone - what you need to know

    A quick guide: What’s the difference between process colour and spot colour?...

  • You know it's Christmas when...

    Whether you like it or not, Christmas is coming. It will be here before you know it and no matter how advanced your festive planning skills are, there...

  • Trust trumps conservatism and other marketing thoughts

    I start writing this with shock shaking through my fingers this morning, as I am sure many people are feeling today. But unlike many elections, I thin...

  • The Devil's In The Detail

    Yesterday, I braved the cold weather and headed down to Devil’s Dyke for the third instalment of Acumen’s Business Networking Club....

  • Be The Change

    A few weeks ago I met Rose Farrar from LoveLocalJobs.com at a GDB networking event and she introduced me to something called "Be the Change" that I fo...

  • Gone in six seconds

    You may have read in the news yesterday (27th) that Twitter announced it is to close video sharing platform Vine, just four years after it took social...

  • The importance of kerning

    Kerning is the adjustment of the space between individual letter forms in a piece of typography to be printed or published online....

  • 'Til the cows come home

    Last night, suited and booted, we headed off to Sandown Park for the auction of amazing bovine creations for the Surrey Hills Cow Parade. ...

  • Supplying logo files to your designer

    Most design projects will require the inclusion of a logo or two. But how do you supply your designer with a suitable logo file that meets the need of...

  • Skeuomorphism to 2D design

    You might have noticed recently that a number of well known, household brands have updated their logos, making them appear more simple or stylised....

  • A fruitful afternoon of networking

    With an apple the only clue - which once again I received rather cryptically in the post, off I went to High Hurstwood for an afternoon of apple picki...

  • What should you expect from your agency?

    Last week, over a coffee with a prospective client, I was asked "What should I expect from you if you were my agency?". That got me thinking about the...

  • Tuxedo Function

    On Friday evening, we downed tools and donned dinner suits for the Johnston Press South Business Awards at the Grand in Brighton....

  • What makes up a brand?

    A brand is more than just a logo. While it is an important part, it’s one of many that come together to create your brand identity. Here, we’v...

  • How does Google work?

    A question we’re often asked by clients when we’re talking about their website is “How can we get to the top of Google?” Well, the answer is n...

  • Networking with added spark

    Yesterday, I attended the first Acumen Business Club networking meeting. We were told to wear casual clothes, walking shoes and meet at a pub in the h...

  • New: Pantone Studio

    You’ve heard of Pantone, the authority on colour and colour systems across multiple industries, design included. Pantone has become a byword for com...

  • An amoosing project for Storm

    On Friday, we were lucky enough to be invited to the VIP launch of the Surrey Hills Cow Parade. You may have seen one of the dozens of decorated c...

  • Five Different Approaches to Start Your Campaign with a Bang

    You might have all your marketing tools in place and working together, your social media accounts set up with scheduled posts, your automation and CRM...

  • Where should I get my marketing images from?

    We’ve all heard the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”. And in today’s modern world, with information constantly bombarding us via a...

  • A brief guide to briefing

    Briefing = giving your agency a correct and detailed creative brief is fundamental to the success of any project or campaign. It will ensure that the ...

  • The bigger picture

    There are so many different types of image file - why? – because they are all used for different purposes under different circumstances. We’ll ...

  • When life gives you Mellons...

    We’re delighted to welcome Paul Mellon to the Storm team to boost our in-house design team. ...

  • Storing passwords the old-fashioned way

    This morning a “white hat” hacker (i.e. one of the good guys) has published a report highlighting a security weakness he just discovered in a popu...

  • Win-win or win-lose? Our take on 'free pitching' within the design industry

    A client may sometimes ask an agency to respond to a creative brief as part of the pitch process. This is a strange situation in many ways as they are...

  • Storm at Clerkenwell Design Week

    Last week, some of us downed tools for a day of inspiration at Clerkenwell Design Week. The annual festival of architectural creativity and design, ta...

  • News from Twitter

    On Tuesday, Twitter's Chief Executive Jack Dorsey announced an overhaul to the rules governing how users produce and publish their tweets....

  • The Five Things You MUST Have On Your Website

    After months of in-depth research, we are pleased to announce the definitive list of the top five things your website must contain....

  • How will future technology shape marketing?

    We’re busy driven professionals with minimal time to absorb new messages and information. Technology is being designed with this in mind - making in...

  • And the winner is...

    On Thursday night we were at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards, celebrating the very best in local business talent....

  • A Night of Komedy

    Last night, we downed tools and headed for Komedia in Brighton to check out the comedic talents of Alun Cochrane. ...

  • GDBA 2016 - Fabulous Finalists

    Once again, we have been judging the Award for Customer Delight at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards this year. ...

  • Logo Logic

    Last month, we Tweeted an insightful video from a man who is paid to create logos. ...

  • Out of Character

    You may have seen in the news recently that Twitter is considering extending the character limit on individual tweets from 140 to 10,000. ...

  • New AJW website takes flight

    Over the past few months, we have been working with new client AJW to design and produce a new and improved company website. The culmination of a coup...

  • You wait all day for a Buss...

    We're delighted to announce that Stefan Buss has joined the team as Business Development Manager. ...

  • Microsite or Landing Page?

    We're often asked by our clients - what's the difference between a landing page and a microsite? Which one is best for me and my business? What's invo...

  • GDB Charity Karting Challenge - The Results

    Back in October, you may remember that we took part in a twelve-hour karting endurance event for charity with our friends from Gatwick Diamond Busines...

  • What's In A Name?

    As a business, your name says, or can say a lot about you. Some even define a market, a genre or a product. Over at Storm, we have been recently worki...

  • 12hr gdb Charity Go-Kart Challenge

    Storm are taking part in the 12hr gdb Charity Go-Kart Challenge on 1st October. This will involve teams of 6 drivers travelling the equivalent distanc...

  • The Power of Process

    Process. Part of the services marketing mix and a means to achieve a desired outcome. Every business has one....

  • The Subliminal Meaning Of Colour

    We're designers and creatives. We love colour. There have been plenty of studies into the way colour impacts upon our thought processes and judgeme...

  • Top Four 2015 Technology Predictions

    The Consumer Electronics Show 2015 was recently held in Las Vegas at the beginning of January. A global stage for innovation, it showcased latest inno...

  • Storm Tri-500 challenge is over! 500 miles!

    Storm set a company challenge to complete a bespoke triathlon in February 2014 to raise money for St Catherine's Hospice in Crawley. The challenge was...

  • Integrated Marketing - A White Paper

    View our white paper on making integrated marketing work for you. Please download our free white paper on integrated marketing, the paper talks to ...

Work

  • Navigating A New Course

    We recently launched an updated website for Coast to Capital LEP - with a complete redesign and build of a new platform....

  • The big move

    Storm were asked by Gatwick Airport to create a set of assets to be used to communicate - internally and externally - the move of three major airlines...

  • Experience Keltie

    Storm were briefed to create an all-new website, which would be both stunning in design and non-conventional in its structure and navigation. ...

  • A new look for Keltie

    Intellectual property firm Keltie asked Storm to create a new corporate style and identity for their brand. ...

  • A brochure with new 'Vision'

    Vision Survey came to us to reposition their brand at an upcoming exhibition....

  • Powerful marketing strategy

    Develop an integrated marketing and quarterly communications plan to deliver against set KPIs....

  • Making a bold move

    An engaging website for Weald Living, showcasing properties for outright sale, shared ownership and private market rent across Sussex and Hampshire....

  • Animating Airline Moves

    An animated video for Gatwick Airport's Airline Moves project....

  • A Cool Box

    Creation of a global brand and product launch campaign for a new cold chain system for Fisher Clinical Services. ...

  • And the winner is...

    An integrated campaign for the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. ...

  • Engaging Gatwick

    Develop a new community engagement advertising campaign to demonstrate local support at regional events. ...

  • On another level

    Brand refinement for Mezzanine Flooring International....

  • Road to success

    A new brand identity for Ringway Jacobs....

  • New Scientist

    Subscription advertising campaign for a leading publication...

  • Clear advantage

    A new brand style for Cmed Clinical Services....

  • Polar express

    A new brand name and style for Fisher Clinical Services....

  • Unparalleled parking

    Rename and reposition, with a new brand style and online booking system for Cophall Parking Gatwick. ...

  • Family Friendly

    Developing a Family Friendly brand for Gatwick Airport ...

  • Is it a bird? A dog?

    A new brand for the talented Eagle & Beagle video production team....

  • Levelled Up

    A new website for Mezzanine International Group. ...

  • Making us tic

    New website, online shop and discussion forum for Tourettes Action...

  • The sky's the limit
  • New Heights

    A marketing suite for Berkeley Homes, taken to a new level....

  • Air Partner

    A set of brand guidelines, an annual report and aircraft guide for world leading aircraft charter firm Air Partner....

  • An annual report that sells

    Four years worth of compelling annual reports for Osborne in Reigate....

  • The Marketing Suite

    A literature suite for the ABN AMRO Commercial Finance Marketing team...

  • CR - Creative Report

    Create a new visual theme for Ringway Eurovia's Corporate Responsibility Report. ...

  • A real direct mail shot

    Engaging direct mail campaign ...

  • Maltese Cross

    Targeted direct mail campaign for Cmed Research...

  • Sweet like chocolate

    Recruitment Media campaign for Reed Elsevier....

  • Pop-up surprise

    Targeted direct mail for Fisher Clinical Services....

  • HR Challenge

    A strategic campaign to promote the HR support that Sussex Enterprise offers....

  • A clear advantage

    Global marketing and communications plan, reposition brand and integrated campaign for Cmed Research...

  • Intelligent energy

    Re-brand Cynergin as part of an ongoing growth and new business plan....

  • Accredo

    The Business Show, ExCel, May 2015-12-01...

  • Literature with a clear edge

    An updated look and feel for Edwards' corporate and product literature. ...

  • Cmed

    New wave-stand for major US conference....

  • 360 degrees

    A new brand and website for market leading Oncam in London UK....

  • Automotive launch

    Air Partner SMMT Automotive direct mail...

  • An Intellectual Property

    Fresh new website design for Page White and Farrer. ...

  • Bright like a diamond

    A new look for the Gatwick Diamond Business website. ...

  • Start as you mean to go on

    A health, self and wellbeing calendar for Eurovia....

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