Below are some reflections from our team, following a busy 6-months of designing for good.
During Lockdown 1.0, myself and my long-time colleague and developer, Karl, had the idea to create a new creative agency with a conscience. We both have a passion for working with organisations that are trying to make a difference to individuals, the community or the world at large, and designing for good has been at the forefront of my career to date.
In just the first week at Ridgeline Studio, we worked on some fantastic projects, helping people and groups with their work during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Since then, we have worked with national and local charities and businesses, using design to bring about positive change. Organisations challenging homelessness, promoting sustainability and conservation, providing education to young people and championing equality.
We have established a very talented team, providing work to newly graduated designers who may have otherwise found it incredibly difficult obtain an income with their degree, as many agencies and companies are feeling the financial pressures.
Now we’ve found ourselves in Lockdown 2.0, our team of conscious designers are all still working remotely. Helping your cause, organisation or business with any branding, design and digital needs you may have.
Matt and myself have been working together for years on various projects, so when the Covid pandemic started it seemed like a logical step for us to join forces and put together Ridgeline.
Since then, we’ve bought onboard two incredible designers and an illustrator who really have a flair for what they do, worked with a variety of fantastic clients from all over the UK. The first six months have really flown by, here’s to the next six!
In a time where community and charity seemed more important than ever, there was no better time for Ridgeline to be formed. It was such a privilege to be approached by Matt and Karl to join their team at a time where I was feeling vulnerable as a young designer in the current climate.
6-months later and I have learnt more than I could have imagined and am grateful for the ongoing patience and support of the team as we adapt to the new virtual world.
I love working within such a tight-knit design team, producing work that I am very proud of. For me the most exciting part of a project is always the initial ideas stage, where we bounce off each other’s creativity.
Me and Eleanor always seem to read each other’s thoughts, having become so familiar with how each other works.