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11th October 2016

Website design for International Executive Search specialist who work with top Private Equity firms in the UK and US.

SkillnewsSkillcapital is a leading international executive search firm that focuses exclusively on the private equity industry. Spanning seven industry sectors, and with offices across Europe and in the US, our team of over 80 professionals has delivered projects in 35 countries.

Founded in 1998, we work with the top buy-out funds in Europe and the US as well as entrepreneurs, other private equity investors, family offices, high net worth investor groups and debt funds. Skillcapital support our clients internationally across our offices in London, Munich, Paris and New York.

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27th September 2016

Special Dinosaurs book launch

Dino 11.10.16We had the privilege of attending the launch party for the second set of books in the Special Dinosaurs series. It was also great to meet  Young, talented, multiple award-winning palaeontologist (Dinosaur expert), Dean Lomax.

Books written by Nicky Dee, website by 2pm design. specialdinosaurs.com

11th August 2016

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Pres 11.10.16We recently had the honour of spending a few hours visiting the factory of one of our clients ‘Prestat Chocolates’

Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, made Prestat truffles central to his racy novel My Uncle Oswald. In this novel, a scheming temptress seduces numerous geniuses and royalty of the 20th century with a love-potion inserted into Prestat truffles.

The company received royal warrants as purveyors of chocolates to Queen Elizabeth II in 1975 and to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in 1999.

Nominated as one of the world’s top three chocolate shops by The Economist in 2003 Prestat’s current flagship store is at 14 Princes Arcade, Piccadilly, and in March 2009 Prestat opened within the Chocolate Hall of Harrods. Its current range of packaging is the work of designer and artist Kitty Arden, who in 2000 collaborated with Lulu Guinness, the handbag designer, to create a limited edition handbag in the design of the Prestat shop.

 

15th July 2016

Multiple Mind brand identity and website

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2pm have recently created the identity and website for Multiple Minds, who specialise in creating events that give parents confidence and motivation to return to work, change jobs or start / grow a business.

Through short courses, events and talks Multiple Minds will give parents tools and techniques to enable them to make a step change with confidence. Multiple Minds creates links with people, bringing them together to inspire new work opportunities that better fit family life.

The logo and brand assets have deliberately been crafted to reflect the personalities of Paula and Amanda the talent behind the business.

 

 

22nd June 2016

Special Dinosaurs live!

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We were thrilled when asked to design the website and e-mail campaign for the Special Dinosaur series of books by writer and massive dinosaur enthusiast Nicky Dee.

The colourful books are packed with facts, beautiful illustration and info graphics.Dino new 1

At specialdinosaurs.com children and adults can learn more about Nicky Dee’s books, join the What’s so Special Club, download games, quizzes and colouring-in sheets and much more.

There are more books in the series due to be launch later this year

See more here

 

20th June 2016

Brand new Identity by 2pm design

Origin 2Brand Identity, including logo, colour palette, brand assets, and document templates for Origin Equity who specialise in the ‘Small Buyout Market’ of the Financial Services sector.

We are currently in the process of designing their website.

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3rd June 2016

Insight into Investor Relations

MOB N12pm Design have recently re-designed the quarterly investor journal for Mobeus Equity Partners.

The re-vamped design has ditched the traditional A4 4-page format for a more compact 8 page A5 magazine. The look and feel of the new document is deliberately more conversational and magazine in style than the previous more corporate brochure approach .

The new format is due to be rolled out across its sister VCT newsletter.

3rd May 2016

Brand Identity for Investor Relation start up

FAr blue IR2pm have created a brand identity for Far Blue IR, a new Investor Relations start up company. The initial scope covers: logo design, a stationery suite and a set of social media graphics, with more to follow.

Far Blue IR was founded to help fund managers and entrepreneurs with:

Positioning: How to stand out in a positive way .
Communication: how to tell their story in a way that investors will find engaging and persuasive .
Investor Relations: how to turn investors into advocates and attract more capital from established and new relationships.

3rd April 2016

New logo for set and production design, agency Curved Elephant

curved elephant logo art3-02Founded six years ago, Curved Elephant specialise in imagining, building and styling performance spaces for theatre, film and events.

Along side the two founding partners, they have a range of very clever craftspeople who compliment the team, bringing superb specialist skills in the areas of music, sound, film, and so on.

In a nut shell they basically make beautiful worlds.

20th March 2016

2pm deliver social media marketing results for Thomas Mercer

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Brief

Thomas Mercer Chronometers (TMC) engaged marketing agency 2pm to work with them to develop a social media marketing plan that would help to grow the business to its next stage of development.

Their overarching goals from this process are to:

  • Trigger discussions with fans
  • Create brand awareness
  • Improve SEO ranking

In the longer term, TMC stated goals were:

  • Grow active engagement of people for each social media post
  • Grow social media followers (qualitative and quantitative)

Company background
Established London 1858, Thomas Mercer is a name forever synonymous with the marine chronometer, the largest manufacturer in history 1858.

Today the company manufactures fine chronometers that grace the interiors of the world’s most exclusive yachts and homes, individual timepieces where sophisticated design and quintessentially British elegance combine with flawless craftsmanship and mechanical excellence.

Results
In 6 months followers on twitter have risen from 31 to 549 a rise of 1670%

In 6 months followers on Instagram have risen from 265 to 721 a rise of 172%

As part of the process we also did a visual audit of the TMC brand on twitter and Istagram with recommendations for improvements. All of which have be embraced to great success, view here.

A thoroughly enjoyable, insightful and rewarding project.

Alessandro Quintavalle, Thomas Mercer (Chronometers) Limited said…
“Knowledgeable, professional and insightful: collaborating on a digital marketing project, 2pm exceeded our expectations by delivering a social media plan with compelling strategic advice and comprehensive hands-on recommendations.”

19th February 2016

Bolthole by the Sea

We have created a logo and branded website of an idyllic Cornish holiday cottage on the Lizard Peninsula. The responsive website contains multiple images, with detailed information about the cottage, all content managed, and a fully automated booking form.

The logo has been crafted to evoke memories of childhood English seaside holidays.

The Cottage is an enchanting bolthole a stone’s throw from the sea, with panoramic views from almost every room. Perfect for singles, romantic getaways or families for fun-filled seaside holidays. Set your own pace.

See more here

boltholebythesea.co.uk

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11th January 2016

Transforming new businesses

2pm have recently produced a marketing pack for YFM Equity partners. The pack is made up of a series of 25 case study, across five colour coded sectors. The inserts are housed within a soft touch laminated spot varnished folder.

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1st January 2016

Research, Marketing and Communications

2pm have recently created a new brand identity and website for Pivot Partners. Pivot Partners provides Research, Marketing and Communications advise and execution for the private equity industry.

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