STR Group, a Portsmouth based recruitment agency needed to establish a new spinout brand for one of their new recruitment verticals. Working within high end technology sectors covering; Aerospace Engineering, IT and Cyber and Manufacturing. Based on this they needed a new brand identity that was refined, modern and tech focused.
After approaching 1721 Studio because of our established reputation in the recruitment sector for brand development, we firstly engaged them into our Brand Discovery work. This was to build an understanding of their requirements for their new brand voice and visual story.
We developed a new identity with standout imagery, a sophisticated colour palette, identity furnishings and a beautifully refined logo type.
- Website Design
- Brand development
- Corporate pitch deck
Brand Development, Design Consultancy, Digital, Strategy
Brand Development, Design Consultancy, Strategy, Digital
Brand Development, Digital, Design Consultancy, Strategy
What We Do
Strategy, Concept, Naming, Copywriting.
Logo, Identity, Editorial, Signage, Web design, Interactive Presentation Design, Support Documentation, Exhibition & Event Design.
Photography, Film production, Executive production.
Web frontend & backend, Jobs Boards, CRM integration, Print & Production, Logistics.
"We have worked with 1721 Studio for over four years now and in that time they have helped us to build a new brand, rebrand, build another brand, design a website, design another website, the list goes on! We're a recruitment agency and it's clear that 1721 really understand what we need in the "Recruiter's Toolkit."
Executives in Sport Group
"The 1721 team have worked with me on a number of brands and websites over the years. They are an excellent group of talented individuals. I gladly recommend them to any business looking for someone they can trust to deliver great creative services."
"In the public sector, time and budget are always a challenge. We know we can always rely on 1721 Studio to produce the best quality work and pull out all the stops to meet our deadlines. They're creatives you can trust who instinctively understand your audience and goals."
Hampshire Fire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service
"Neil and Ken worked with me on both our Re-brand and designing our new website. From start to finish I found the service from 1721 to be second to none. Both Neil and Ken were exceptionally helpful, communicated effectively and worked to our tight deadlines. Their concepts and designs were more than we had hoped for and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. If you are looking for some talented creative minds and all round nice chaps to work with 1721 should be top of your list."
"We were recommended Neil as we looked to undertake a complete brand and website redesign. We couldn't be happier with the results and the process. Neil and his team understood the brief clearly and their approach was open and flexible. As with any project of this nature there were bumps along the way, and Neil couldn't have been more accommodating to assist and make changes. Thanks Neil!"
"I hired 1721 during 2019 when I was Chief Executive of Dstl, the Science & technology research arm of Ministry of Defence, to modernise our brand in line with delivering against a new strategy and capturing the essence our purpose and values. 1721 were a joy to work with, taking time to understand who we are and what we wanted to transmit through our brand. They developed 3 alternatives and worked with my leadership team to develop and fine tune into the end result, a full brand toolkit which is now fully deployed and evident across all print and social media channels of the organisation. The project was a huge success, helping to attract new talent to a growing organisation and helping to revitalise Dstl’s reputation across MOD, wider Government and beyond. I would recommend 1721 without hesitation. They take time to understand the client, patiently work to develop alternatives and nothing was too much for them as we “tweaked” the concepts multiple times towards the end result. We appreciated their professionalism, expertise, challenge, insights and creativity; clients will enjoy the process of working with and be delighted with the results."
Former Chief Executive, Dstl