Welcome to Savage & Gray Design

an award winning design agency based in Cowbridge nr Cardiff.

Our expert inhouse team of graphic designers, website developers and animators provide innovative and effective creative design and website development services for companies across the UK, in both the public and private sector.

From our studio in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, we offer…

Graphic design – Website development (WordPress, Drupal + Umbraco platforms) – Animation

We work with a diverse range of organisations, from business, visitor attractions and education to festivals, venues, theatre and the arts.

 

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Creative Rural Communities Animation

Creative Rural Communities, based in Cowbridge, near Cardiff, asked Savage and Gray to produced a short animation for their services, with a hand-crafted styling.

Swansea University – Baby Sleep Animation

Swansea University had some great research on the sleep patterns of babies to share with the World. We used kinetic type animation to get their message seen.

Arts Council for Wales – ‘The Arts Matter’ Animation

An animated campaign developed for English and Welsh speakers.

National Assembly for Wales Animation

Personality, emotion, expression and gesture wrapped in a simple, successful package.

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Classical Calendar Website

Our new wordpress development is the go-to digital guide for the best in classical live music events across Herefordshire.

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Pedalcover Insurance: Animated Corporate Video

A fun animated promo to introduce this unique Insurance company’s services.

WGGB Awards

We are thrilled to have be asked to design the Awards invitations, official Programme and display material for the 2016 ceremony held on Monday 18 January 2016 at RIBA, central London, hosted by comedian, actress and writer Susan Calman.

Riverfront Arts Centre Brochure

A new look for The Riverfront Newport’s presenting theatre and arts centre brochure

Hay Festival 2015

The Festival programme for the Hay Festival, a gathering in the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Giving Voice 2015

Design and website development for the International Festival of the Voice

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Sherpa Corporate Animation

Excelerates 3 minute animated video for their unique ‘Sherpa’ product was developed to use in a variety of ways, including exhibition use, face-to-face sales tool, and web presence. The final animation is as unique as the product itself.

Songchain 2

Branding and marketing material for a musical journey around Wales, from the mountains to the sea, the country to the city, linking the old with the new.

Wales Millennium Centre

Brand development, Graphic design for print

NPT Homes

Umbraco website design & development for one of Wales’ largest housing associations

Cowbridge Music Festival

Logo design, branding and responsive website development for the Festival of Music

WGGB: The Writers’ Union

Logo design,  brand creation and WordPress membership website development with Sagepay integration for the trade union representing professional writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books, poetry, animation and videogames.

British Science Association Website

Our Drupal website is one of many projects for the British Science Festival, National Science and Education Week & CREST Awards.

The Courtyard Hereford

A new branding framework for Herefordshire’s Centre for the Arts

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Identity and marketing material for the national symphony orchestra of Wales

Kickstarter Animated Commercial

An animated commercial for The Bite Release Dog Wand.

The Princess Royal Theatre

Design and website development for the Neath Based venue

ELRHA Progress Report

A 36 page yearly progress report for the Humanitarian Innovation Fund

Proms 2015 programme

Welsh Proms 2015 celebrated its 30th anniversary year in style!
We were thrilled to produce the official programme to accompany the festival.

SG Food Studio

The new cookery school from multi-award winning Chef Stephen Gomes.

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WJEC: English and Welsh Animation

Separate English and Welsh animation for the leading awarding organisation providing assessment, training & educational resources in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The National Trust

Once hidden and inaccessible, the ordinary and extraordinary lives and possessions of four generations of the Gibbs family are now ready for discovery…

CCWALES Online Annual review

Creating a digital annual review for Wales’ largest regulatory body for the social care profession

Mwldan

Branding, signage and marketing material for the vibrant arts and entertainment complex situated in the centre of Cardigan, an old market town on the beautiful coast of west Wales.

Gwyn Hall

Logo design, marketing material and brand development for this stunning venue.

FROM THE STUDIO...

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Kinetic typography isn’t just words on screen instead of pictures. In the case of this animation style, the words are treated as pictures. And when words are treated more like pictures – with colour, scale  and, most importantly, movement – they engage the viewer in a way that standard set text is unable to. Kinetic
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Animated character design can be a tricky business. As with most things in life, you’ll know that the general rule of thumb is ‘keep it simple’, and in the case of animated character design it’s no different. However, in the development of commercial characters that are required to speak to a specific audience, development of what seems simple will usually
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As the only UK festival dedicated to presenting the music of living composers, the Vale of Glamorgan festival is a unique event in the country’s musical calendar. This year they will be paying particular tribute to three composers celebrating ‘significant’ birthdays in 2016: John Metcalf, Pēteris Vasks (both 70 this year) and Steve Reich who
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We are thrilled to have be asked to design the Awards invitations, official Programme and display material for the 2016 ceremony held on Monday 18 January 2016 at RIBA, central London, hosted by comedian, actress and writer Susan Calman. High-profile writers from the worlds of TV, film, theatre, radio, books, poetry and videogames have been
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Hot off the press! We are very proud to present our new look for The Riverfront, Newport’s events brochure. The Riverfront is the principal and newest theatre and arts centre in the City of Newport. It is located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city centre.
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Originally launched in 2003, WordPress has become one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world. Used by over 70 million sites, this widely-used CMS has become a powerful tool to control and publish content online, engage with audiences and help raise brand awareness. Here are ten reasons why your business should be
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We are proud to have commissioned produce the latest issue of the events guide for the Wales Millennium Centre.
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You’ll find animated corporate video everywhere, from current affairs to finding out how to stop your dog nipping your ankles, we look to web-based animated video to educate, entertain, and inform us. And with many businesses publishing high-quality animated videos to their home pages, online video looks to be the next great frontier in marketing. The Guardian says video is expected to

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