When all that glitters turns gold



Bluefin are experts in providing carefully designed insurance solutions for commercial businesses and individuals. We work closely with leading insurance companies and are able to deliver innovative products and services which can help provide peace of mind and value for money. We employ around 3000 staff in over a hundred offices across the UK and have the backing of AXA UK – one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world. This UK-wide footprint of offices means we are able to provide a local service to our clients combined with the strength and stability of a national broker.




Since launching the first ever full-colour digital copying machine in 1987, Canon has continued to be a world-leading provider of digital market-driven imaging solutions for both the office and home environments. For design companies, Canon’s heritage in imaging means we are best placed to support business customers in all areas of digital printing innovation; from award-winning large format printers to the latest light production digital printer with clear toner which allows a whole host of in-line finishing, including gloss, matt and metallic effects. For companies that are looking for ways to do things differently, Canon can help you cultivate your existing client base and take advantage of new opportunities that come your way.




co.efficient is job management software designed for creative companies, replacing the paper trail and managing every stage of a job.The screens have been created by designers so the software is intuitive and fully functional, simplifying job management and placing all job related data in one place, allowing access from both Macs and PC's. co.efficient software has helped thousands of creatives over the last 10 years to control their job management effectively. We believe in enabling you to focus on the creative side of your business, the fun part! co.efficient - bringing efficiency to your creativity



Graphik Boutique

Graphik Boutique is the design studio art directed by Ben Miners an acclaimed graphic and motion designer based in the United Kingdom. Since starting his professional career in 2000 Ben has formed strong working relationships with many high profile national and international clients. Adept in motion graphics, print, illustration and 3D. Producing a wide range of renowned work for advertising agencies, design studios, broadcast studios and directly with brands including Sony, Universal Studios, Nokia, Hewlett Packard, EA Games, Boots and LG.



Lightbox Consulting

Lightbox Consulting specialises in advising design companies in all aspects of business planning and financial management. Gary Baxter, who spent eight years as Finance Director of The Partners, has more than 25 years experience in the financial management of design companies and has developed an ability to bring clarity, giving ‘non-financial’ owners confidence in the performance of their businesses and in their ability to take management decisions. It has also developed it’s own web based software product for small design companies, enabling them to professionalise the financial aspects of project management. ‘Lightbox’ is so uncomplicated it’s up and running in an hour and affordable, for even the smallest company.



The Materials & Design Exchange

The Materials and Design Exchange (MADE) brings together the communities of design and materials technology in order to stimulate innovation, promote the transfer of materials knowledge and improve the competitiveness of UK business. MADE is part of the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) funded by the UK Government, forging a link between designers and other sectors of the KTN concerned with metals, plastics, composites and the full range of modern materials.




Shutterstock® is the largest subscription-based stock image agency in the world. Creative professionals are invited to browse the collection and license and download images online through a variety of innovative subscription offers. The site provides a broad range of photos, illustrations, and vectors in an easy-to-search environment and at affordable prices. Subscribers can download up to 25 images a day with a 25-A-Day plan, or download a set number of images anytime they're needed with an On Demand plan. Shutterstock's entire collection is royalty-free so buyers can use the images forever, additionally, offering a royalty-free stock video service featuring over 100,000 high-quality, affordable footage clips in Low Resolution, Standard Definition and High Definition.



Stratton Craig

Success through words…

With 22 years’ experience in copywriting, Stratton Craig has built up a team of dedicated writers with exceptional abilities.  And because we’re a team we can offer a level of service, flexibility and creativity that goes beyond what most freelancers could offer. We also collaborate on projects to meet tight deadlines and enhance quality. And because we all have different areas of expertise, you’ll always be working with a writer who really understands your challenge – whether it’s developing a fresh new concept or untangling a website. Recent clients include Freshfields, Honda, Lincolnshire Tourism and KPMG.




Developed over the last 15 years with feedback from over 10,000 agency users, Synergist offers a proven solution for the job costing, tracking and resource scheduling needs of agencies. With a simple to use PC, Mac or Web browser interface, Synergist offers a flexible solution that links to all leading accounts systems. Whether you’re a new start up or a multi-site organisation, all aspects of the jobs passing through your agency can be managed in a single system.  With experience of over 250 agency implementations, our Synergist consultants deliver best practice solutions, configured to your needs and backed by an experienced helpdesk.