About

Designs Like These – your design buddies. Passionate about creating great design with purpose.

The measure of great design is when your message is understood and you look the part. Being true to your business is very important to us and can be achieved by asking a lot of questions. Insight is key, and a more informed mind generates more creative thought. Working with clients over a period of time allows us to build great working relationships. Design should evolve as your business grows.

Patient  |  Insightful  |  Efficient

Perfect partners – Designs Like These have worked with a diverse range of clients across many industries and have built individual relationship with them all.

Experienced  |  Creative  |  Knowledgeable

Is branding a mystery to you? We have helped many business owners understand their own brand and how to communicate it. We make the branding process accessible for small business and easy to implement with our brand workout process.

Specialists  |  B2B  |  Team

We are specialists in: Brand Identity; Logo Design; Website Design; Medical Communications

We love teams and would love to become part of yours as your design service. Contact us – a simple phone call is all it takes.

About Nikki

Nikki Shield founded Designs Like These in 2012. She has over 15 years’ experience in the design industry and worked with all manor of clients and all types of design projects. From L’Oréal and the Home Office to local business and academic researchers. From Annual reports and magazines to branding and websites, Nikki has worked with and seen all things design. Nikki lives in Abingdon, Oxfordshire with her husband and 2 sons. She has a passion for typography, print techniques and letterpress printing.

What if you don’t like what we do?

We believe in giving lots of options and we are happy to take a few u-turns along the way. We understand that people learn what they do and don’t like as they see it. We have complete transparency when quoting and are happy to keep you up-to-date on budget throughout the process.

Can we do a trial run?

Of course! We are happy to agree an initial bite-size amount of work so you can test our skills before committing to the whole project.

Who we work with

We have many friends in our industry who make up our wider collaborative team:

• printers
• photographers
• copywriters
• developers
• illustrators
• videographers
• freelance designers
• marketing professionals

Take a look at our work in our design portfolio

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