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21 July 2021

When I was 10 my teacher told my parents the only thing I’d be good at was sewing. This was news to me…I hated sewing and I was truly terrible at it. I loved drawing and would spend hours with a sketch book drawing anything I saw. I once made my dad stop the car…

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24 June 2021

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about ‘Design Thinking’. Design thinking is a non-linear, iterative process used to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and create and test innovative solutions. It’s basically what I do. There’s one missing…love. Alan Fletcher is a hero of mine. I recently revisited his work ‘Beware wet paint’ and…

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30 April 2021

Froxfield is a hamlet in Hampshire an area of outstanding natural beauty, entirely within South Downs National Park, it sits on high ground with stunning views of the Hangers. The govenors of it’s village school asked us to create a new brand which would encourage parents to understand it’s strong, exclusive educational offering within it’s…

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12 March 2021

At St Lawrence College School, their belief is that curiosity is bigger than any classroom. With this is mind their forward thinking Director of Marketing wasn’t going to let lockdown stop their Open Day. Farrow Creative suggested a bespokely designed and built E-shot to promote the live virtual Open Morning. Recipients could book the event…

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5 March 2021

Life post lockdown presents an opportunity for business change. Here at Farrow Creative we have been helping businesses plan for this. Online florists saw sales rocketing 160% last year as people turned to flowers to gift their loved ones so you can imagine our joy at jumping on this band wagon for one of our…

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23 July 2020

“If you know where you are from, it is harder for people to stop you where you are going.” – Matshona Dhliwayo. We take our corporate social responsibility (CSR) seriously.  So seriously in fact, at Farrow Creative we invest heavily in our local community. Proudly a Petersfield business since 2006, Love Petersfield is our way of…

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23 July 2020

When our good friend Mandira (of Mandira’s Kitchen) came to us for help to increase their sales through e-commerce, we jumped at the chance to get on board.  Miranda’s curry is legendary so with our mouth’s watering, we set to work with her straightaway to create an exciting and fresh e-commerce site, designed to make…

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Emotional Intelligence
15 August 2019

I’m excited, because throughout my career I’ve championed ‘soft skills’ or Emotional Intelligence (EI) as it’s now called in business. In the past when I’ve broached the subject I’ve been met with raised eye brows (my daughters call it ‘judgy eyes’). One of the greatest indicators of EI is humility in my opinion, having empathy…

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numbers
19 July 2019

There’s an old Dutch proverb that says: Goedkoop is duurkoop. Germany’s equivalent is Ich bin nicht reich genug um billig zu kaufen; while over in France, it’s rendered as Je ne suis pas assez riche pour acheter bon marché. Different tongues and cultures, same wisdom acquired the hard way: I’m too poor to buy cheap….

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Chamber of commerce
12 May 2019

Another of our long-term projects is our regular column in the Surrey Chamber of Commerce magazine, Platinum. Each month, we share our thoughts and insights on an aspect of business, design or marketing: recent topics have included the pleasures (!) of working against deadlines, the role and significance of business awards, why ‘soft’ skills matter,…

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