Paul Belford is, quite simply, the best art director in Britain.
Peter Souter, Chairman, TBWA London
That sounds like hyperbole until you look at the facts:
9 D&AD yellow pencils and 29 yellow pencil nominations.
If you get the opportunity to work with him... take it.
How do you create a brand that elegantly brings to life a
Richard Fishlock, Marketing Manager, City Gateway
charity’s identity, vision and values whilst resonating with
multiple different audience groups?
You brief Paul Belford Ltd. The team have delivered a
new brand for City Gateway, which thoughtfully represents
the organisation — pushing creative boundaries and
making a bold statement.
By quickly understanding our brief and by asking all the
Ryan Wain, Marketing Director, The Unlimited Group
smart questions, Paul and his team got to the nub of what
we were trying to achieve as a business, before diligently
bringing this to life with an exceptional branding idea.
He and his team are world-class designers — their portfolio
tells us that — but they also understand how to take an
idea from paper to reality. Such a power is invaluable
when navigating a complex organisation like ours. I really
couldn’t recommend Paul and his team enough.
Pan & The Dream is more than a magazine, it’s a piece of
Steven Heller, Design Critic
The Soap Co. is the chicest branding we’ve seen in ages.
Grazia Magazine, review
People talk about ‘game changing moments’ in a
Kuba Wieczorek, Co-founder, eve Sleep
company’s history — ours was when we launched our
first poster campaign created by Paul Belford Ltd.
We set a very ambitious ROI figure to judge it against
and it smashed it within a matter of weeks. The
proof is that we have run it again two months later.
From concept to counter, Paul Belford Ltd were
Camilla Marcus-Dew, Co-founder, The Soap Co.
invaluable to the launch of The Soap Co. They embodied
our values and turned conversations into a clear brand
that resonates with our target market. The team
passionately, articulately and confidently pushed the
boundaries of what we thought was possible.
Working with the team at Paul Belford Ltd is incredibly
Cecilia Crossley, CEO, From Babies with Love
rewarding. They clearly understand our business,
our market and why we’re different. Every meeting leaves
you feeling inspired and energised.
I promise to wear this logo with pride. By God’s grace
Richard Commey, IBF #3, Lightweight boxer in the world
it will become a symbol of hope for all Ghanaians to strive
through adversity and to never give up on their dreams.
Absolutely bloody brilliant.
Gus Hosein, Executive Director, Privacy International
We were planning a re-brand and a good friend
David Blair, Director, Beanworks
recommended we approach Paul. We’re glad we did.
We ended up with a brand identity and new
packaging that we could never have imagined at the
start. These guys are truly world class.
Yes, your Waterstones work. I’ve often had cause to use
Martin Lee, former Marketing Director, Waterstones
it, not for the purposes of simply showing off (although)…
But to make a point about emotional affinity to brands.
Corporate sales had been flat for a number of years.
Christopher Campbell, Managing Director, Waddesdon Wine
We needed to enhance the quality of our materials to
ensure that Rothschild winemaking was perceived
as relevant and contemporary. Paul Belford Ltd came
back with some amazing work. Our sales ended
the year with a stunning increase in revenue of 36%.