What we do

We are a close-knit team that uses a knowledge-first, strategic approach.

Our individual services are designed to fit together in a process that allows us to tackle complex brand identity, design, development and digital marketing projects from start to finish.

Brand Consultancy

Discover how to tell your brand’s story, whether you’re at day one or year 150. We can help you reach listeners inside and outside of your organisation, and shape the story they’d like to hear.

  • Research & Exploration
  • Strategy & User Experience
  • Audits & Rebranding
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Identity Design

Make the right impression by establishing a creative direction for your business and products. Explore logo concepts, colour theory, print design, user experience, tone of voice, and more as elements of a consistent brand identity system.

  • Identity Design
  • Guidelines & Training
  • Product Branding
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Graphic & Print Design

Print is the antidote to an age of fast, on-demand and disposable digital media. People love print and we'll help you design it and use it to best effect. Discover how beautiful graphic design and specialist print production can improve customers’ perception of your business.

  • Creative Print Design
  • Print Consultancy & Management
  • Academic & Annual Reports
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Website Design & E-Commerce

Establish or improve your online presence. We design and build beautiful, responsive websites as a key asset in digital marketing activity. Our entirely bespoke designs and user-friendly CraftCMS builds result in websites customers love, and clients love to maintain.

  • Specification & Due Diligence
  • Prototyping & Product Demos
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • Responsive Website Development
  • E-Commerce & Shopify Development
  • Hosting & Technical Support
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Digital Marketing & Creative Marketing

Work with us to refine your digital marketing strategy, launch creative marketing campaigns, manage social media accounts and PPC and measure the impact on your commercial goals.

  • Integrated Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Email Marketing Campaigns
  • Social Media Campaign Management
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) & Analysis
  • Pay Per Click (PPC) Campaigns
  • Copywriting & Tone of Voice
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Meet the team


Alex Traska

Founder / Creative Director

Alex's works with clients as brand consultant and strategist, and with the in-house team and a large network of collaborators as creative director and art director.

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Sally Whitehead

Studio & Account Manager

Critical to ensuring effective communication and timely delivery of projects, Sally is the first point of contact for our clients, collaborators and suppliers.

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Sam Loveday


Sam works directly with clients on all aspects of Makermet's brand identity development, print and digital design, with a special focus on video and animation work for creative marketing campaigns.

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Karla Novak


Karla is a keen type designer and illustrator, bringing flair to brand identity development projects, and adding interest and charm to print and digital design outputs for all of our clients.

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Jess Pollard


Jess supports user experience, and UI design projects of all sizes, in addition to supporting the team on all design outputs. Jess also maintains a personal Etsy store of illustrated and typographic greeting cards and products.

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Dave Coggins

Lead Developer

A long-standing member of the team, Dave guides the technical realisation of web-based and e-commerce projects.

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Georgina Wilson-Powell

Sustainability consultant

Founder of award-winning, ethical living title, pebble magazine. External partner of Makermet who advises on sustainable process and storytelling.

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