About

Bind Studio specialises in branding and all aspects of design and visual communication.

The Ties that Bind

Your visual identity should express the essence of what you do and who you are. Bind Studio specialises in branding and all aspects of design and visual communication. As a design agency, our approach is strategic and creative, but most of all it’s about listening to you and finding the right visual language to communicate your message.

At the same time, the Bind approach is systematic and precise. We pinpoint problems, ask searching questions, and find the answers that work. We think business without creativity lacks inspiration, but that design without business lacks a clear purpose.

Why Bind? Because that’s what good design does, it makes connections and brings essential elements together. Design creates the ties that bind.

The Ties that Bind

Your visual identity should express the essence of what you do and who you are. Bind Studio specialises in branding and all aspects of design and visual communication. As a design agency, our approach is strategic and creative, but most of all it’s about listening to you and finding the right visual language to communicate your message.

At the same time, the Bind approach is systematic and precise. We pinpoint problems, ask searching questions, and find the answers that work. We think business without creativity lacks inspiration, but that design without business lacks a clear purpose.

Why Bind? Because that’s what good design does, it makes connections and brings essential elements together. Design creates the ties that bind.

Meet the team

Ben Tustin

Creative Director
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Ben Tustin
Creative Director

Ben is qualified with a 1st Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Over the last 10 years, Ben has utilised a variety of different graphics disciplines on multiple projects for companies in the Retail, Leisure, Food, Water and Professional Services sectors.

In 2017 Ben established his own creative design agency, Bind Studio, where his main proposition is to help businesses with a complete rebrand, from consultation to concept and artwork. Bind also offers design services for marketing collateral, brand identity, packaging, print and also media platforms such as websites and mobile apps.

Ben is passionate about ideas, shaping a strong brand and has worked with major brands including: Tesco, Vosene shampoo, Westin Fishing & Sheldon’s.

Ben instils his passion for design and aesthetics into educating students hoping to enter the profession by guest lecturing at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Client experience

  • Royal Life Saving Society
  • Tesco
  • RoyalMail
  • Sheldon’s
  • Westin Fishing
  • Vosene Shampoo
  • Everest Windows
  • Kooga
  • Hardy & Greys Fishing
  • ZSL – London Zoo
  • Kickbag
  • FadeOut
  • Sheffield Hallam University

Mathew Slade

Motion Graphic Designer
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Mathew Slade
Motion Graphic Designer

Matt, with a Graphic Design degree from UCLan, went on to work on various projects since his graduation in 2011. Working both freelance and in full-time employment, Matt has diverse experience in many fields with special ability in motion graphic design. He has worked with a band on tours, rebranded a multi-million-pound turnover company, branded a funk and soul bar chain, branded a club residency (hosting such DJs as Benny Bennasi, Jonas Blue and Kungs) and worked on a multitude of music projects creating music videos and promotional material.

Matt is a stickler for fine details and in very style-oriented, enjoying logo design in particular. His enthusiasm towards design trends keeps his outlook on projects fresh and innovative.

Client experience

  • Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
  • Marvin’s
  • Truth
  • BORN
  • Windrush Festival
  • Y.O.U.N.G.
  • Dimension Port

Sara Hardman

Designer
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Sara Hardman
Designer

Sarah armed with a degree in Graphic Design from UCLAN Preston, she has worked as a graphic designer in Manchester for over 7 years taking up a full-time position at True North in 2012.

In her time since then, she has created solutions for a range of client types across a number of channels and media. These include brand identity design, advertising, packaging, literature and direct mail and environmental graphics and exhibitions.

More recently, she has been involved in high-profile projects for the National Trust, designing new visual languages for both Dunham Massey & Shugborough Estate, creating an engaging and ideas-led approach to help increase visitor appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of the sites.

Client experience

  • BMC (Springer Nature)
  • British Council
  • Bruntwood
  • Caring Homes
  • Chester Zoo
  • LEGO Education
  • National Trust
  • National Gallery of Ireland
  • Raby Estate
  • Royal Mail
  • The Boat Race

How We Work

Awards

We have been lucky enough to be recognised for our work.

Category
Best Health - Bind Studio 2019
Weightwatchers

Category
Design - Branding
Westin

Chip-Shop-Awards