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Here you’ll find our thoughts, updates on projects, and client news.

6 weeks of summer

Summer plays such a crucial role in our busy lifestyles. That period of the year that’s filled with light nights, BBQs on the beach, swimming in the sunshine, adventurous road trips and an overall sunny state of mind. But how

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We’ve got some merch’

We’ve only gone and had some new t-shirts made for our first sponsored team event – a Crossfit competition in our local box, Method Training. Taking part in FREEDOM PAIRS on the 24th July, team Wonderstuff (Paul and gym buddy Tess)

Sharing Restaurant Branding Inspiration.

This round of tailored research is going to be around restaurant branding and customer experience. Whilst it limits the industries that I look at for design inspiration, it creates focus and better comparison. Bar ChidoThe first piece of restaurant branding

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Discovering the World of Web Design

Design is constantly evolving within the digital market. Brands are becoming more active online, which means their appearance through a screen has to epitomise who they are as a company. Engaging interest and achieving simplicity are the fundamentals that I

Public Art Gosforth

Supersized Public Art

We need your support. Help us create Gosforth’s largest piece of public art. Now is the time to bring a real sense of pride and public spirit by creating and installing a large wall mural to transform Gosforth. Flintlab Coworking

Your Brand Ripples

Be clear on your customer journey, and where your brand, your position, your marketing, and your sales channels all make an impact. Pick the most important point in your customer’s journey, then work out from there to make sure all

New Year, New Us

Happy New Year! We’re starting 2021 with news of our restructure here at Wonderstuff bringing added value, expertise and flexibility to our clients. For businesses who need to transform, Wonderstuff will continue defining brands through strategic exploration and creativity. For

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

After the rollercoaster this year has been for us all both personally and professionally, we’re looking forward to this Christmas, in whatever form it comes.   Right now, we want to thank all of our clients, suppliers, and colleagues for supporting

BrainBalms Reaches Crowdfunder Target For Oil Atomisers

We are super happy that we’ve been able to help support our client, BrainBalms, to reach their crowdfunder target for their new range of natural oil atomisers, with the additional achievement of being match funded by the North East LEP. BrainBalms

Sharing Inspiration

Why not pause for a moment to enjoy some design refreshment from around the world. Selected by our design director Kerry Neesam who considers colour, typography, illustration, brand identity, production details … Leapfrog Remedies “An amazing packaging project for Leapfrog

BrainBalms’ Crowdfunder – Just One Week To Go

With only one week to go on the BrainBalms’ Crowdfund North East LEP campaign for the new Oil Atomiser range, we’d like to ask everyone to consider supporting this local business now!  The oil atomisers contain plant essential oils whose active ingredients have

Supporting the Designers of Tomorrow

Here at Wonderstuff we’re proud of our industry and keen to support young designers. Before coronavirus became part of all our lives, director Paul Alderson and design director Kerry Neesam worked with students at our local universities to share industry experience and give advice and

BrainBalms Launches Crowdfunder for Oil Atomisers

Our client BrainBalms has just launched a Crowdfunder campaign to support three new products. The new Oil Atomisers contain plant essential oils whose active ingredients have been scientifically proven to have beneficial effects on memory, cognitive function and sleep. BrainBalms

Sharing Inspiration

Regular readers will know that our design director Kerry Neesam keeps her finger on the pulse of what’s hot in brand design, sharing what she finds from around the world via LinkedIn. Here are three of her most recent top picks:

Home Improvement Finance

We’ve just completed work on the brand identity for Home Improvement Finance, a newly established credit broker based in Newcastle. The service helps homeowners and contractors access loans from £1,000 to £100,000 for repairs and renovation. Following the initial briefing, the client

New IT Brand DARE

DARE is a spin out company established this year from existing business Opal IT. We had recently taken Opal IT through a rebrand and the team came back to us to support them in their new journey. The brief for DARE included

Sharing Inspiration

Brand design involves reflecting what our clients are and do, and through this also connecting with their target audiences. Visual identity, tone of voice and calls to action are all part of the brand design mix. In this month’s review

Forum RCP – Rebranding for the Future

Forum RCP (Retail Commercialisation Partners), formerly Forum CentreSpace, is a leading commercialisation and mall promotions agency working with over 90 shopping centres and 40 retail parks across the UK.  They came to us to at the end of last year to

Featuring Troo Healthcare

We’re always excited to see our work featured by design media, together with selected work by other designers from across the globe.     In the last few days we’ve seen coverage of our work to revitalise the Troo Healthcare brand on

WBDS Features BrainBalms

We’re very proud that our work on BrainBalms has recently been featured on the World Brand Design Society website.  The society highlights exceptional consumer packaging design and corporate brand design. It aims to promote the industry and support design students, professionals and agencies by

Work In Progress

We’ve been working closely with Northumberland Christmas Trees to develop their brand and website design. The are a family-owned and operated company based in Northumberland who have over 35 years experience in the industry. When buying from Northumberland Christmas Trees,