Who we are

Since 2010 we’ve been helping ambitious businesses discover what makes them unique, empowering them to confidently challenge the status quo, and working together to build deliberately different brands with lasting, positive impact.

For us, deliberately different means branding with clear intention; built on a robust foundation of strategic understanding and insight; amplified through compelling and engaging ideas; and executed with craftsmanship and imagination.

As a group of thinkers, writers, and designers, we’re naturally future-focused and optimistic. So we’re proud of our status as a B Corp. It reflects our belief that business can be a force for good in the world. We help our clients overcome obstacles, rise to challenges, and embrace change, and our B Corp status demonstrates that we do the same.

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With this quick assessment, let our expertise remove the guesswork about where to start and what to do. It’s not rocket science, but it might provide the rocket fuel to propel your brand into orbit.

Here are some examples of what we mean.

SF Ben

The Ultimate Salesforce Resource
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Marshalls

Achieving net zero one brick at a time
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HelloDPO

Data protection; demystified
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Collida

Revolutionising UK construction
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Marshalls

Creating better brand engagement and activation
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EVM

Engineered for growth. Precisely.
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Mi Project Solutions

The power of data redefined
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GPBox

Qualifying a new brand for pole position
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Greeen+

Nurturing a flourishing horticulture brand
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MK Facades

Engineering a rebrand ‘without compromise’
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McLaren

No restraints, no limitations, no problem. McLaren asked Liven for help with a top secret project and we jumped at…
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Strategic Imperatives

The future is bright…
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PepsiCo

Shaking up PepsiCo, internal comms campaign for one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies.
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Design Consortium

Building leadership through collaboration
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Willmott Dixon

A constructive approach to creativity
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Acquire Services

An ‘I’ for Intelligence and Innovation
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Planet Partitioning

Proof that partitioning can be sexy
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Yellow Book

Setting excellence as a minimum standard
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Century Link

A short time ago, in a creative studio… not far away…
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Pabulum Catering

New website for fast growing contract caterer
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Thruxton Motorsport Centre

Off-the-dial creativity for life in the fast lane
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ValuPoint

The true value of brand building
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Eden Food Service

Today’s specials: identity, website & brochure
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Swiss Re

Using creativity to make a lasting difference.
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Willmott Dixon

Showcasing social initiatives for local communities
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Logo archive

We’ve created and revitalised logos for global enterprises, flourishing businesses and start-ups.
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What we do

These are the services that will deliver you a Deliberately Different brand.

Brand strategy

 
Brand development workshops
Competitor audits
Employee & customer research
Brand architecture
Purpose, Vision & Mission
Values & Personality
Positioning
Name generation
Straplines
Core value proposition
Key messages

Brand identity

 
Creative workshops
Logos
Visual identity systems
Brand guidelines
Tone of voice guidelines
Brand toolkits

Brand activation

 
Internal communications
Websites & presentations
Motion graphics & video
Social media & email marketing
Corporate and product literature
Direct marketing
Event and sponsorship collateral
Workplace branding and signage
Trade shows, pop-ups & events
Vehicle livery & uniforms

Brand aftercare

 
Brand training
Brand portals
Brand guardianship
Website Hosting & maintenance

We deliver results

26%

Revenue growth, after we rebranded Acquire Services

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6000+

unique monthly web visitors to Willmott Dixon’s Yellow Book

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98%

increase in web page views following Strategic Imperatives rebrand

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76%

rise in web traffic after we relaunched Pabulum catering website

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What clients are saying

  • From day one, we felt that Liven Creative understood us. The rebrand has enabled us to communicate with ease our unique offering and created a standout identity that is vibrant and reflective of our personality.

    Alison Deighton

    Director, HelloDPO

  • When we saw what Liven created for us we were blown away. From day one, they fully immersed themselves in the Saas world. Our new brand is so different from our competitors.

    Wail Sabbagh

    Managing Director, Strategic Imperatives

  • Working with Liven Creative has given our communications increased focus and allowed us to break through to new audiences, engage more convincingly with our core targets and help us achieve our strategic objectives.

    Paul Chandler

    Marketing Director, Marshalls

How we can help

Each project is unique, but our clients share a need to respond to significant and sometimes urgent change.

Having identified seven challenges that ambitious businesses often face on their path to growth, we know we have the experience and expertise to help overcome them all.

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Our Clients

We’re proud to work with some leading brands…

Mace logo
McLaren
Pepsico
Wates Group logo
Taxback International logo
Greeen+ Logo
Swiss Re
Marshalls logo
GPBox logo
Mi Project Solutions logo
Strategic Imperatives logo
Client experience includes:
888 AA Adidas AEG Air Products Asthma UK Aston Martin Avios BAA Barclays Black & Decker bmi BMW Canada Life Cancer Research UK Canon Companies House Dell DeWalt Intuit LG Electronics Lloyds Bank Mercedes-Benz Microsoft Miele MINI National Trust Nikon Osram Peugeot Porsche Reebok RFU Samsung Sony TFL Triumph The Walt Disney Company World Duty Free