Our Approach

Our approach.

What we do.

As a creative agency, our key services can be broken down into three simple categories.

Brand Development.

& Content.

Strategy & Marketing.

How we do it.

When working with our clients, we follow our proven, five-stage development system to ensure success. This approach allows us to build brands with vision.

Each stage of our strategic and creative approach comes with defined tasks that cover all of the services we provide at Sevenfive.


We employ a two-way research approach to look at your business and market from the inside and out. Allowing you to view the potential for brand development from a fresh perspective.

  • Research
  • Stakeholder fact-finding
  • Positioning


Establishing a robust and strategic foundation is essential when building a brand. We use our new insight to help find direction and purpose.

  • Brand Purpose & Vision
  • Strategic Foundation
  • Name development
  • Communication Strategy


Your brand identity is the foundation of your organisation. Still, it’s only a part of the creative development needed to communicate effectively. Our team creates all the elements required to get your brand through the development process.

  • Brand identity development
  • Product & Service Tagline
  • Brand Language
  • Brand guidelines


The design assets are what people interact with and how your customers learn about your brand. We use everything we’ve created throughout the brand development process to build the all-important brand touchpoints.

  • Packaging
  • Print materials
  • Brochure design
  • Asset & Imagery Development
  • Content
  • Website & App design
  • Art direction


How will all this brand development make its way in front of potential customers? We develop a strategy and plan a marketing approach that takes your brand and get it in front of your customers.

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing planning
  • Copywriting
  • Social content
  • Campaign Development

About Us

About us.


Since Sevenfive was formed in 2007, we’ve provided a dynamic, business-centric approach to creative brand development. Over the years, we’ve managed to help organisations, big and small, across a wide range of sectors and markets.

Our experienced creatives and marketers take the time to understand your business, situation, and customer base to deliver strategies that drive engagement and growth.

Our team.

Keith McQuade
Managing Director

Keith McQuade, our Managing Director and chief strategist. Keith is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketers and has a background in advertising, helping to add concept and strategy to agency output.

Craig Bickett
Creative Director

As Creative Director, Craig Bickett is our brand-building powerhouse and oversees all creative output that leaves the studio. Craig’s experience includes brands and organisations as varied as Reebok, the University of Edinburgh, Sony Playstation and Shelter Scotland.

Our clients.

We’ve worked with organisations across a wide range of sectors and industries. From manufacturing to public sector, health care and recruitment to name a few. 

Alba Ultrasound
AML Associates
Bounce Back
Carron Bathrooms
Children’s Hearings Scotland
East Ayrshire Leisure Trust
Education Scotland
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
Golden Charter

Hunter Laing
ID Inquiries
Industrial Physics
Jet2 Holidays
Mira Showers
People Make Glasgow
NHS Scotland
Hunter Laing
ID Inquiries
Industrial Physics
Jet2 Holidays
Mira Showers
People Make Glasgow
NHS Scotland

Scottish FA
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Rugby
Stewart Milne
Talk Talk
The University of Edinburgh
Treat Cheats
Waverley Care
Wellhouse Housing


Nice to meet you

First impressions last. And how you say hello – as an individual and through your business – matters. We know how to build brands that say all the right things to all the right people.

We believe every brand has the potential to leave a lasting legacy, and we’re here to help you realise that potential.

Case Study:

Sevenfive worked with Industrial Physics, the leader in production line testing to bring together a global portfolio of companies under a single brand banner.

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About us.

Find out more about the people behind Sevenfive, our background and what makes us tick.

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Our approach.

There’s a method to the madness. And each stage of our process helps build a better brand for you.

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