Aberdeen design agency nominated for prestigious design awards


Aberdeen-based brand agency, FortyTwo Studio, has been shortlisted in both the Design Craft and Packaging categories at the prestigious The Drum Scottish Design Awards, due to take place next month in Glasgow.

The nomination came in recognition of FortyTwo’s design work for Teasmith Spirits Co for the launch of The Teasmith gin – Scotland’s first premium gin distilled with hand-picked tea. As brand partner, FortyTwo Studio worked closely with founders Nick and Emma Smalley to create and deliver a full brand creation and strategy including custom identity, bespoke packaging, along with a ecommerce website and supporting digital content.

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Founded in late 2015 and based in Aberdeen, FortyTwo Studio delivers award winning design for brand, digital and print, for businesses across the UK.

The finalist announcement caps a significant 12 months for the company, with highlights including opening its bespoke studio in Aberdeen city centre, as well as securing new contracts in 2017 so far totalling over £190,000 with a rapidly growing client base, especially in the food and drink sector.

Speaking of the award nominations, Mark Kemp, Director and Founder of FortyTwo Studio said: “To be recognised alongside some of the UK’s top agencies and their clients is a great achievement for us, especially in our first year. It is testament to the quality of work we’re doing and clients we are working with.”

“We build relationships with our design practice – helping our clients to make their business better. We build brands and create campaigns which really deliver results for our clients, so to be recognised by these nominations is further proof we’re doing things right – and we really can’t wait to build on this success over the coming year”

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