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Friendly, creative & jargon-free

Design Companies in Manchester are not uncommon.

What we do is.

Creating striking offline and online material is our speciality. Whatever your line of work, we have the skills and vision to help your business stand out from the crowd. Don’t wait. Give us a quick call and we’ll explain how.

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Inspired to create.

We love what we do and you’ll quickly find our enthusiasm is contagious.

Between us, we have decades of experience in marketing, and the ever-changing landscape of print and web design keeps us on our toes and pushes us to keep getting better.

Our Approach.

Each and every project is centred around our four key values to deliver the best outcome for your business.


Marketing your business can seem a daunting and endless pursuit. We take all the complication and jargon away so you can focus on running your business.


We strive to ensure you're getting the best value for your investment. Equally, we'll always tell you what's realistic to achieve and why.

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The first part of every project is to get to know you and your business. This allows us to create great projects that are aligned with your business goals.


We complete every project in a timely manner to take one more thing off your mind. Working to a tight deadline? No problem!

Jim Adams.

Jim is our design and branding expert, bringing over 20 years of experience and an unparalleled hunger to each and every project. He has an uncanny knack of being able to translate client’s thoughts and ideas into the perfect finished product. Jim also loves to get lost in a sketchpad with a pencil, producing some fantastic illustrations for the likes of the Greater Manchester Police and more.

Matt Parker.

Matt is our web design and development expert with over 10 years of experience. He has worked on both bespoke sites and multiple CMS and eCommerce platforms providing the correct solution for the correct client, both large and small. Matt has also written bespoke content management systems and oversees the systems which keep Designers Up North a well oiled machine.

We know all sorts of ways to grow your business.

If you ask us, we’ll tell you about them.

Web Design

When done correctly, your website is easily your hardest working asset. We make sure you're getting the most from your 24/7 shop window.

Branding & Logo Design

From logo design to colour choices and tone of voice, consistency and clarity of message is key.

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Print Design

Brochures, business cards, leaflets and many more...the number of ways to get in front of your customer is almost endless.

Digital Marketing

SEO, Social Media and your own website form the core elements of your digital marketing strategy.

Who we are.

At the core we are a small team of dedicated creative professionals, who genuinely love their work.

Between us we have over 30 years of experience working with small and medium businesses to help them realise their potential.

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What we do.

As a graphic design agency, we draw on over 30 years of experience creating print designs, websites and everything in between to help move businesses forward.

Our Work

Don’t just take our word for it.

Check out a small selection of the kind words our clients have had to say.

I’m calling these guys the digital wizards!

“What can I say about Jim and Matt other than they literally got inside my head and knew exactly everything I wanted, absolute legends who have created pure magic and madness.

Listen up, if you want an amazing creative business website, whacky, alternative and want designers who totally can give you what you need… these are your guys!”

Jade MaguireWedding Photographer
Thoroughly deserve 5 stars and would recommend to anyone.

“Jim and Matt were excellent - they took time to understand what we wanted and were very patient with requests for changes and refinements. They delivered a great output, which was exactly what we asked for.”

Nick JacksonSelby Town PCN
Definitely recommend the team at Designers Up North.

“We have worked together on numerous projects, both directly for our own requirements, as well as liaising on work on behalf of our clients. Jim has excellent flair and understanding of a brief when even we don’t know how to explain it and will turn it into a masterpiece!

When tight deadlines appear, he will work his professional magic with calmness, efficiency and humour!”

Louisa HooperJackson-Stops

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