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The Drum Design 100: Numbers 39-21 revealed


By The Drum Team | Editorial

March 29, 2012 | 1 min read

The Drum Design 100 ranks agencies based on their UK fee income for 2011 and includes details of average numbers of design staff in 2011. The list provides an insightful overview of the UK design industry at present, with highlights including a growing trend towards digital.


This week we’re revealing, bit by bit, the list of those who made it into the final 100, which will be published in full on Friday.

Here we can reveal numbers 39-21.

21 Pancentric Digital

22 Refinery Marketing Communications

23 JHP Design Ltd

24 Turquoise Branding

25 Green Room Retail Design Ltd

26 HPS Group

27 The Chase

28 The Purple Agency

29 Stocks Taylor Benson

30 Contagious

31 Teviot

32= Iris Associates

32= Whitespace

34 fst Marketing Communications Limited

35 The Foundry

36 Odd

37 BOS: Design Ltd

38 Fat Media

39 Cognition

The full report will be available for subscribers to download on Friday 30 March.

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Refinery Marketing Communications

We’re Refinery, an independent branding and communications agency. We’re open minded, collaborative and put people at the heart of everything we do. We find that when the right people, with the right mindset, are brought together, good things happen. We make work that works, and believe that the simple truth, well told, lies at the heart of the most powerful brand messages. And though we are known for (and have particular knowledge of) communicating with retail and trade audiences, our clients are varied and diverse. They come to us with ambitions, eager for creative solutions, and expecting results. They stay with us because they get them.

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JHP Design Ltd

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Turquoise Branding

Turquoise Branding is an award-winning agency based in London.

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Green Room

We’re an international design consultancy that creates immersive brand and retail experiences. We innovate and interrogate to deliver commercial success and competitive advantage to clients in the ever changing and dynamic world of retail.

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HPS Group

HPS is a full-service marketing group in the truest sense of the phrase.

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The Chase

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Stocks Taylor Benson

We're multi award winning graphic design experts.

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At Contagious we're passionate about design, but we're equally passionate about results. That's why we work with our clients to define, create and implement the most effective design solutions. Our designs are based on great ideas. Ideas that build brands and inspire customers...

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Design / Branding / Digital

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Iris Associates

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We’re an independently-owned, media-neutral, creative agency based in Edinburgh. Whether you’re operating in the UK or internationally, we apply over 17 years of experience to deliver effective marketing and brand strategies, in every space, across visual, digital and experiential channels.

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this is fst

fst was founded in 1992 by Mark Howard. Craig Watson joined in that first year and Otto Marples came on board in 1993. Today, fst is headed up by partners Charlie Butterfield, Andrew Brennan and Alex Cleveland following a legacy deal which sees the transition of ownership and management to a new generation of leaders.The fst mission statement: Challenge, Change, Make Better, sums up everything about the agency’s attitude and approach. Whether that is challenging its clients’ expectations or even just challenging its work internally, this belief pervades every aspect of their working lives. It is also how fst will work to achieve its purpose; if they challenge the way things are, they can change them for the better.

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The Foundry

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An integrated creative agency working with some of the world's best-loved fashion and lifestyle brands. We translate ambition into results, through clear insight and strategy, skillfully brought to life.

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BOS: Design Ltd

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Fat Media

Fat Media is a North West based, full service digital agency offering a range of services including website design and development, branding, marketing strategy, digital marketing and much more. 

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The Cognition approach is geared towards one thing – helping you make more money by de-risking your marketing decisions. With an entrepreneurial attitude and a proven method based on evidence, psychology and testing, we’ve been delivering commercial insight since 1998 from our offices in central London and Warwickshire.

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The Drum

As the global home of media, marketing and advertising, we believe marketing can change the world.

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