THIS IS Studio is a multidisciplinary design practice based in London.

Our approach is ideas-led; tailored to the needs of each individual client. We engage with each project without a preconceived style and create a bespoke solution based on research, concept and materials. THIS IS Studio was founded in 2006 by Richard Barnett, Barney Beech and
Dougal Burgess.

We offer a full range of creative services including:

Graphic Design

Visual identity, art direction, photography, illustration, book design, brochures and invitations, packaging, annual reports,
posters and magazines.


Design strategy, competitor research and analysis, copywriting.

Web & Interactive

Web design, web development,
HTML 5, Java script, motion graphics, user interface design.

Moving Image

Directing, animation, advertisements, title sequences, music videos and tour visuals.


We have been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers, books and blogs including Design Week (profile), Creative Review,
The Independent, Computer Arts, It’s Nice That (guest bloggers), Dazed Digital, September Industry (profile) and Form Forty Five.

Book titles include: Logo Design vol. 3 (Taschen), Type Form & Function (Rockport) Great British Identity, Common Interest (Index Books), Graphic Design for Less (RotoVision) and Graphics Alive (Victionary).


We have been invited to teach
and run workshops at Central St Martins, Brighton University, London College of Communication, Camberwell College of Art, and Chelsea College of Art and Design.




THIS IS Studio
Studio 7, 49 – 59 Old Street
London, EC1V 9HX


+44 (0)20 7253 7999



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