About Us

DUO is Paul & Emily, an independent design agency based on the cobbles of Dock Street in Leeds City Centre. We specialise in brand identity and development. We combine design and individuality, with the belief of keeping it simple, our aim is to create impact and engagement for our clients.

Services

Branding

Branding is what drives us, from creating an initial concept to rolling it out across print and online media, making it strong, consistent and recognisable across absolutely everything. We have created Branding solutions and Brand Guidelines for a variety of clients from start-ups and independents like Headrow House headrowhouse.com & Ox Club oxclub.co.uk to large corporate clients like Millers Oils www.millersoils.co.uk & Punter Southhall Health & Protection www.pshp.co.uk

Logo Design

As part of the Branding process we create bespoke Brand Identities including logos, icons, straplines, logotypes, logomarks and symbols. The logos we create are unique to the company unless we are re-drawing an existing logo such as the Crest for Harrogate Council www.harrogate.gov.uk

Graphic Design

We are experts in Graphic Design, communicating visual ideas and concepts through Typography, Editorial Design and Illustration for use in Print and Digital formats.

Illustration

Some of our projects include skills in Illustration where we will hand draw, sketch to create digital illustrations or drawings to support a particular piece of design.

Typography

Some of our projects include skills in Typography where we manipulate typefaces, letterforms and fonts to create unique logos and identities.

Editorial Design

Some of our projects include skills in Editorial Design where we will design creative layouts for multipage documents for use in Print and Digital formats.

Art Direction

Some of our projects include Photo Shoots where we will provide Art Direction to achieve the style or type of photo required for a particular piece of design.

Print Design

We create design work for Print, including Printed Brochures, Leaflets, Magazines, Postcards, Stationery including bespoke Business Cards. We use various print finishing techniques and special paper and card usually supplied by GF Smith https://www.gfsmith.com

Social Media Design

When developing a brand for a product or service we design and create bespoke elements for use on Social Media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Online Design

When developing a brand for a product or service we design and create the style and art direction for use digitally online.

Exhibition Design

We also specialise in working with the cultural sector, creating bespoke Exhibition Design for special gallery spaces. We work with Leeds City Council http://www.leeds.gov.uk for Leeds Museums & Galleries http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries including most of the following sites, Leeds City Museum, Temple Newsam, Lotherton Hall, Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall Abbey, Armley Industrial Museum, Leeds Discovery Centre, Thwaite Mills and Leeds Art Gallery.

Clients

Harrogate Brewing Co. Branding

Design and Branding for the Harrogate Brewing Co.

Harrogate Brewing Co. Branding, Beer Mats

Moss Branding

Design and Branding for Moss CBD Tea Packaging.

Moss Branding, CBD Tea Packaging

Power House Branding

Design and Branding for the Power House exhibition space at Leeds Industrial Museum.

Power House Exhibition Branding

Turkish Baths Harrogate Branding

Design and Branding for the Turkish Baths in Harrogate.

Turkish Baths Harrogate Branding, Pin Badge

Headrow House Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds, Yorkshire. Multi-functional venue Headrow House. We created the logo and brand development from business cards and menus through to signage and website design. We continue to work with Headrow House on all of their marketing collateral, being online through social media channels (twitter, Facebook, instagram) or print based including design for bespoke events.

Headrow House Branding, Exterior Lightbox Signage

Branding in Yorkshire

Design and Branding for Leeds based television and film producers Duck Soup. We created the logo and style which was then rolled out across business cards and website.

Duck Soup Branding, Business Card Design and Print, Black Foil

The Hedgerow Branding

Design and Branding for The Hedgerow in Threshfield. The shop brings together the very best in coffee, floristry, gifts and plants - all with a very personal touch.

The Hedgerow Branding, Flower Card

Ox Club Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds based restaurant Ox Club, situated within Headrow House. We created the identity and continue to work with the restaurant on the design of all menus, adverts and online marketing.

Ox Club Restaurant Branding, Interior Lightbox Signage

Carers Leeds Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds based carer charity, Carers Leeds. We created the identity and continue to work with the charity designing stationery, brochure, annual reports and monthly newsletters.

Carers Leeds, Annual Report Design and Print

PBH & JACK Branding

Design and Branding for PBH & JACK, House music DJ's and Producers.

PBH & Jack Branding, Stage Graphics

Eleanor Woodruff Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds based photographer Eleanor Woodruff. We created the bespoke icon for the logo and created the design of the website and business cards The business cards we’re gold foiled onto GF Smith Colourplan.

Eleanor Woodruff Photography Branding, Business Card Design and Print, Gold Foil

Luis Cassama Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds based menswear fashion designer Luis Cassama. We created the branding and rolled it across all aspects of the brand including clothing labels, marketing collateral and website. We art directed the autumn/winter photoshoot on location at The Tetley in Leeds. We used GF Smith Twist Black for the business cards to create a textured fabric effect.

Luis Cassama Branding

Luis Cassama Branding

Design and Branding for Leeds based menswear fashion designer Luis Cassama. We created the branding and rolled it across all aspects of the brand including clothing labels, marketing collateral and website. We art directed the autumn/winter photoshoot on location at The Tetley in Leeds. We used GF Smith Twist Black for the business cards to create a textured fabric effect.

Luis Cassama Branding, Business Card Design and Print, Textured GF Smith Card, White Foil

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