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7 signs it's time to rebrand your business

There was once a time when rebranding was as simple as a graphic designer shuffling your logo around to give it a fresher look. Not so anymore. In today’s world, your branding must cover off a myriad of key communication points – both on and offline. It should...

Website design agencies – who should you work with?

Did you know your website is holding you back from your customers and clients?  It is if it’s out of date, if it takes a while for the pages to load or if you can’t view it on a tablet or phone.

The most challenging branding project to date!

Back in early summer, I met with my most challenging client yet.

The brief?

To create a fresh, unique brand identity for our local primary school. Och, that's easy! You might think. But no... 

Catseye Cattery checks in with new brand and site

We've been working working away on a  brand identity and  web design project this summer, for the luxury cat hotel,  Catseye Cattery! Michael and Helen Dickson have been running the business for 10 years, and after their existing agency disbanded, it was time to...

New Firemac brand identity for the leaders in passive fire protection

We've launched the new Firemac brand identity and marketing materials for the UK's premier supplier of passive fire protection systems.

Starting with a brand workshop, our team brought together key representatives from the Firemac team, including existing clients...

Edinburgh's newest vegan café bar, Thrive, now open!

39steps was appointed to create a fresh  brand identity for new vegan café bar, Thrive. There's been a surge of interest in vegan and veggie fare, and Thrive makes this end of the culinary spectrum accessible to those who might not have tried it before, while...

The innocent can never last

August is a mental time in our house, as 3 out of the 4 residents have birthdays in August. This means lots of cake, lots of wrapping paper and an impressive array of Lego (and that's just mine!). We have two mini engineers who are obsessed with the classic toy,...

We're on an adventure with the leading self-guided holiday specialist!

We've been working with  Macs Adventure, the leading self-guided holiday specialist in the UK, and recently received a great web development testimonial. Head of Marketing at Macs Adventure, Graeme Kerr, said;

39steps lands red-hot project with Firemac Ltd

Firemac Ltd, a well-established Scottish company specialising in passive fire protection systems, has appointed 39steps to develop a new brand, website and marketing toolkit for the business.

Carpet rights and wrongs – customer experience makes a huge difference

Last weekend I was subject to various levels of customer experience while trying to source a single product. It was SO varied, I felt compelled to write about it! And what was I buying? Carpet tiles.