Abstract Blue Watercolour artwork by UK artist Kerri Awosile
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Whether you’ve been running your small business for years or you’re dreaming of starting something new, there can be moments in your entrepreneurial journey when you simply don’t have the time, resources, inspiration, or ability, to be as creative as you’d like.

Owning a “successful” business doesn’t have to come at the expense of creativity and the things you love doing. In fact, it can be the opposite. Focusing on the things you love, and embracing creativity, can lead to a much more fulfilling business.

If you’re sitting there thinking ‘that all sounds wonderful but how?’, the answer is… you don’t have to do everything yourself.

I know it can feel daunting to give someone else an input in your brand, but outsourcing the creative tasks you need help with, to someone who loves art and design, can give you the time and space to do what you do best (and even have a life outside of business!).

Creative Business Services

Brand artwork and illustrations can be amazing assets within your business. They can show more of your brand personality to clients, and they can really take your brand website, media, and materials to the next level.

I offer a range of services, from bespoke wall art to product and packaging artwork, and from shop and venue illustrations to bespoke greeting card artwork and design.

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Just starting out or thinking of a new idea? I’m going to say something that might surprise you (given I’m a designer), don’t invest in full branding design. Instead, my Branding Basics service lets you hand-pick the elements you really need right now. Still inspiring, creative, and stylish, but with a simple approach that leaves space for your brand to grow.

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From business cards to brochures, and event invitations to passive income PDFs, you want all your branding materials to look on-brand and inspiring.

Outsourcing your graphic design needs, and hiring a designer to create your branding materials, can not only ensure everything your business puts out there looks clean and creative, but also give you the space and energy to focus on the things you love doing.  

WANT TO TAKE YOUR BRANDING MATERIALS TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

‘Package’ feels like such an ugly term, but it does sum up my branding / rebranding design service. If you’ve already been in business for a year or more and you’re ready to invest in a full rebrand, or you’re really confident in a new business venture and want to jump straight in, I can create a complete visual brand identity for you – from your main logo through to your accent font.

READY TO REALLY GO FOR IT?

When it comes to social media posts and client proposals, it’s all very well having a one-off graphic or document designed by a professional, but sometimes you need something you can edit – time and time again. I can create design templates using InDesign or Canva, allowing you to easily produce multiple social media posts or client proposals in the future.

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From advising on business materials you’ve created yourself, to helping you discover your brand personality – my creative guidance service aims to give you more confidence in your business creativity. Think of it as a supportive chat – to an artist, designer, and lover of all things creative – with a view to helping you make the right creative decisions for you and your brand.

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Testimonial for Kerri Awosile from Julie at The Repairatorium: “Kerri took my very random sketch and long ramblings about my new direction and ideal client and translated the whole mess in to something beautiful, cohesive and totally unique to perfectly represent my brand. I can't recommend her enough...”

Business Products

You can visit my shop to see my full range of products, including things to bring creativity and joy to your day-to-day life, but here are some of my favourites to inspire and uplift you in business…

Business Inspiration & Insight

From the Creative Business series (featuring inspiring women behind creative brands) to helpful tips on design – my blog has lots of inspiration, insight, and advice for small businesses. Here are just a few posts to get you started, and be sure to sign up to my email list for even more creativity delivered right to your inbox.

When starting a business, or looking to rebrand, finding your niche can feel like a daunting task. I get it, it’s a big deal. Your niche dictates the scope of your future work, who you will work with, and what you will be doing with…  KEEP READING

Behind the Scenes of Janet Mactavish’s Vegan Handbook Project. Janet Mactavish is a luxury travel designer. She’s also a vegan. Having stayed at numerous luxury hotels and properties over the years, she’s had… KEEP READING

That’s quite a statement for a title hey? In truth, I can’t perform miracles in your schedule, there are no quick fixes for your overflowing time blocks, and I’m not a business coach – but here are a few ideas you could implement… KEEP READING

3 Steps To The Life You Love cover artwork by Kerri Awosile
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