Our beautiful workspaces are nothing without the community of creatives that call them home from home.
Since opening the doors to our first Gather Round, building a community of creatives has been at the heart of our mission. We’re passionate about bringing together collectives of diverse creative people that together, champion a culture of openness, inclusivity and solidarity.
Meet our members
Film makers, designers, writers, publishers, art consultants, brand strategists, photographers… Our members are an eclectic and talented bunch. They’re also excellent people that make our special workspaces unique.
Producer committed to bringing unheard stories to screen. Sara’s approach to filmmaking is rooted in pushing for equality in front of, and behind the camera.Website
Thoughtful-Futures helps clarify ideas and make the complex simple. Creating strategic narratives and visual business tools that spark aha moments, shared understanding and collaboration, enabling informed decision-making and action.
Studio Iris is a branding and design studio that uses the power of colour to create inspiring identities for independent businesses. Founded by Niketa Tripp.Website
Joe Wells Film
Filmmaker and editor primarily working in documentary. Exploring the language of film to deliver stories and messages in new and profound ways. Currently collaborating with George Thompson.Website
Yatta is a motion studio specialising in art direction and animation.Website
Developed by Amelia Ayerst at the Royal College of Art, DUO-HUE is a unique digital embroidery stitch. It combines complimentary colour-ways and differing stitch densities to create a colour-morphing effect.Website
Nick Jenkins is a multi-disciplinary graphic and motion designer. Based in Bristol, he works with ethical and sustainable brands to help them visually communicate their stories.Website
We’ve got less than 12 years to act on the climate and ecological crisis. Twelve helps purpose-driven businesses take bold action.
We are a team of experienced sustainability consultants working with some of the world’s best-loved brands to increase their positive impact.
Ross Norman is a freelance designer based between UK & NY. His practice is multidisciplinary, primarily focusing on branding, typography, motion, and 3D design.Website
An illustrator of whose speciality lies in ideation, stories and bright bold designs. Alongside his freelance career Liam works as an educator, running art workshops in schools and universities in his specialities of storytelling and digital painting.Website
Nic Kane is a photographer and director telling stories with emotionally engaging visuals and playful concepts for brands, agencies and individuals. Shortlisted for the Shiny Awards, and an AOP Awards finalist, Nic creates soulful work with creativity and collaborative process at its heart.Website
A graphic design studio that helps businesses and organisations to communicate by untangling their complex ideas and information to get them seen, heard and understood.Website
Art & People
Introducing a different kind of art advisory. One that doesn’t just help the people who collect art, but also those who create it. Art & People offers home curating for collectors and professional coaching for artists. Encouraging everyone to live in harmony with art.Website
An end-to-end creative, specialising in branding, art direction, illustration and UX/UI, with 16 years’ experience in bringing insight, ideas and execution expertise to concepts, stories and brands.Website
Run by Jolanta Valeniece, Bristol based Valeniece Studio is a photography studio specialising in architectural and interior design photography working on contemporary detail driven projects throughout the UK.Website
West of England Design Forum
A bunch of passionate design industry folk came together in 2006 to champion design in the West of England. We create a place for local design industry people to meet, share ideas, be inspired and make connections.Website
A digital designer and developer with a holistic approach to design, David James covers all aspects of user experience, design and production.Website
Studio Floc are an award-winning graphic design agency; specialising in branding, print and digital design. They partner with a range of clients to produce beautifully considered work.Website
Un.titled has over 20 years experience creating UX led design and elegant technology solutions with their team of producers, designers, developers and marketers working across arts cultural, heritage, NfP, fashion and local authority sectors.Website
Enviral helps companies tell their social and environmental stories. We are a full service brand, content and digital agency helping companies with purpose stand out in their marketplaces, so consumers can buy from brands who do-more and so we can live in a more sustainable world.Website
We are a brand and web design studio. We believe that great work comes from great working relationships.Website
Kendra Futcher Writing & Thinking
What we say and how we say it matters. Kendra is an independent copywriter with over 15 years experience in writing for design, using words to connect with the right audience and deliver relevant messages that stick.Website
Dialogue Books, spearheaded by publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove, shines a spotlight on stories for, about and by readers from the LGBTQI+, disability, working class and BAME communities and is the UK’s only inclusive imprint, part of Little Brown Book Group and Hachette UK.Website
Theo Mackie is a Bristol born creative, specialising in Graphic Design, Animation and Illustration. After 10 years in the game he’s developed a passion for super-visual, unique, and intelligent problem solving to help clients create work they can be really proud of.Website
Thread is a series of inspiring talks, workshops and get togethers designed to bring the creative community of Bristol and the South West together.Website
Fiasco Design is an award-winning creative studio who specialise in creating forward-thinking brand identities, websites, illustration and animation for clients of all kinds.Website
The space is only as amazing as the people who fill it. So if you have something to contribute and want to be part of our community, we’d love to hear from you.Book a Tour