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some kind words from clients

The team at N9 were all involved with making my logo, from the initial meeting where I had a warm welcome and was able to bring my dog, to the end result which I couldn’t be more proud of. The team really captured my brand.

I love my logo!

Mel Forsyth Founder & Owner - Forsyth and Tedd

FYI - I’ve had more enquiries in the last 2 weeks from unknowns (after website launch) than in the last 5 years.

Mark Jenkins, Director K2 Screen

The most efficient people I’ve worked with; NTP are blessed to be working with you!

Maya Ophelia, National Theatre Productions (intern)

It is a constant pleasure working with Nick and the team at N9. They have an understanding of what is needed of a creative design; a striking image that fulfils the creative brief, but is easily adapted to work in a variety of layouts and formats.
Always at the forefront of design and at the other end of the phone for us whenever we need, they go above and beyond to make sure we at JHI deliver the best possible results for our clients. Their knowledge and experience in the field are exemplary and we would highly recommend them to any potential client looking for an expert creative solution for their production.

Jo Hutchison, JHI Marketing

Working with N9 Design is, quite simply, a joy. The dedication to ensuring the brands reflect the artistic sensibility of the productions and the passion with which the entire team approach the work sets a new benchmark. The good humour with which everyone deals with often challenging deadlines allows us to really focus on the opportunities as they arise. We can, without question, recommend them 100%!
We look forward to years of creativity ahead…

Bruce Mackinnon, Producer, Beckman Unicorn

The n9 team were friendly and professional, and took the time to get to know us to come up with a look, feel and branding that really reflected what RPBC is all about.

"N9's intuitive CMS system means we can independently manage our own website on a day-to-day basis, with fast-reacting technical support at hand whenever we need it - the perfect combination!

Claire Wallerstein, RPBC Founder

We’re delighted with our new MGCfutures website - we have received lovely feedback since its launch and it supported the first round of our MGCfutures Bursary applications without a glitch. The team at N9 have delivered the design and development with a smile and continue to work with us as we develop the site to its full potential.

Stella McCabe - Executive Director, Michael Grandage Company

We have worked with N9 Design when Ocean Studios was simply a concept and their unfailing patience, humour and professionalism have seen us through many difficult times.

Leigh Mason, Ocean Studios (2010-17)

We are absolutely delighted with our new site designed and developed by N9. I have been extremely impressed with their design instincts and execution, their technical expertise and can-do attitude and their enormous resources of patience and good will while dealing with a very demanding and exacting client. I would highly recommend them.

Will Barnett, co-founder Perfom

It would take a lot for me to change to using another company. You hang on to the good ones when you find them - and N9 Design is one of the best.

Debbie Geraghty, Executive Director Plymouth Music Zone

Having launched just over a month ago now, the reception has been brilliant. We're really happy with the results. Looking forward to starting our next project with N9 soon!

Frazer Lloyd-Davies, Marketing Manager, Acronyms Ltd

N9 have been our design partners for a number of years now, and as brand guardians, have helped position our 'People’s Theatre' as a confident, current producing house for Newham and beyond. 
They’re a pleasure to work with.

Kerry Michael, Theatre Royal Stratford East (2005-2017)

I have been going to the theatre for over half a century now and I can't ever remember a company or a season of plays having such successful branding as Classic Spring. The choice of colours, fonts and typography is so striking that, while it would be an exaggeration to say that I can spot your material a mile off, I certainly notice it from a great distance. The concept works large, as in the triple poster at Euston station, and small, as in the programmes and press ads. Many years ago I used to do theatre PR and I know how difficult it is to get a concept like this work, particularly over a long period, with so many different interests involved in a production and all sorts of billing clauses in contracts. So do please pass on the congratulations of an old playgoer to those responsible.

Robert Whelan - Theatregoer and Wilde Society editor

This is why we like working with you! Shared values, clean and respectful communication, talented team, resulting in high quality designs and service. As one of your very small and infrequent clients, we are always treated like one of your biggest and most precious. It's always a pleasure doing business with you Nick Warren and your team - thank you for your support and commitment to us over the past 7 years (via Linkedin).

June Gamble, Arts Management Consultant

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