We help raise brand value

By helping businesses to communicate through their brands clearly and effectively, we help to raise their overall brand value.

Figaro Brands, creating brands the ring true

We create brands that ring true

We help our clients develop brands that reflect their true values and identity, always striving to deliver on their promises.

What we do

We partner with businesses to create, develop and manage their brands.

  • Brand naming
  • Brand identity
  • Brand positioning
  • Brand messaging
  • Advertising
  • Print design
  • Illustration
  • Copywriting
  • Animation & video
  • Digital & web design
  • HTML/CSS programming
  • SEO

Clients

Our clients are spread across a range of sectors, continents and cultures.

People

Our growing team covers a range of disciplines.

Figaro Brands - Julian Thomas

Julian Thomas

Director

Julian has managed and developed some of the leading brands in the UK and overseas including British Airways, Müller, All Bar One and Boots. With over 20 years of experience, Julian has worked in Asia for The Swire Group, in Australia for Interbrand and at some of the UK’s top design agencies. Julian graduated from Edinburgh University with a history degree.

Figaro Brands - Matt hopkins

Matt Hopkins

Creative Director

Matt has worked at some of the UK’s largest design agencies on the development of brand identity programs for clients including Sky, Royal Mail and Visa. Matt has a broad range of design experience over the past 20 years and is a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers and first class graduate from the London College of Printing.

Figaro Brands - Marc Cohen

Marc Cohen

Digital Programmer

Marc has over 20 years experience in digital programming. A valued and core member of our team, Marc has programmed many leading interactive websites for our clients including Battersea Power Station, the Swire Group, the Bertarelli Family, Finlays, Waypoint Capital, Northill Capital, Levy, Crosstree Real Estate.

Figaro Brands - Irene Schaub

Irene Schaub

Senior Designer

Irene has over 20 years experience, working at international branding agencies, including Enterprise IG and The Fourth Room. Clients include Credit Suisse, Vodafone, O2, SAB Miller, Cristal Beer and Boeing. Originally from Germany, Irene speaks four languages; German, English, French and Spanish.

Figaro Brands - Tom Blaker

Tom Blaker

Digital Programmer

Tom has over 15 years experience as a web developer. He has worked on projects for a diverse portfolio of clients including the NHS, local councils, and popular children's authors. Tom graduated from the University of Plymouth in 2005 with a fine art degree specialising in digital art.

Nora Zimerman

Senior Designer

Nora has 20 years design and branding experience working for clients such as Procter & Gamble, BOC Linde Group and Abbey Road Studios. Nora grew up in Argentina and graduated from the University of Buenos Aires. Nora is also a Masters graduate from the Chelsea College of Art.

Figaro Brands - John Bellars

John Bellars

Photographer

John has loved taking photographs since he was at primary school where he set up his own darkroom. Since that time, he's developed his passion for photography alongside creative curiosity and technical knowledge. He trained in large format studio and location photography, working for many major brands, and now fully embraces all modern technologies, including capturing moving images.

Figaro Brands - Rich Bowden

Richard Bowden

Animator

Richard has worked in animation, video editing and design for over 12 years, working on projects for Kinder, Fujitsu, Capital FM, Jaffa, RAF Red Arrows, Costa Coffee and International Fur Federation to name a few. Graduating from University Wales Newport, Richard began his career working in television on projects for BBC and ITV.

Figaro Brands - Tracey Lemieux

Tracey Lemieux

Bookkeeper

After a number of years in retail, Tracey trained as a bookkeeper by way of distance learning. She then went to work for an American Oil Corporation and furthered her training by qualifying with the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). She has just received her senior professional status as a fellow member in practice with the AAT.