A few comments from the people who matter...
"Claire was a real pleasure to work with during an intense period in the lead up to our financial results presentation. She was calm and intuitive and extremely responsive to multiple parallel requests for design and content alterations. We were very pleased with the finished product and would absolutely recommend her, in particular for her creativity and speed."
Elizabeth Adams - Head of Corporate Communications Canary Wharf Group plc
"We are delighted with all the work Claire has been doing for us for the past 6 years, and it is a pleasure to work with her. She has delivered an exceptional service in designing our brochures, leaflets, invitations and adverts. We really appreciate her creativity, flexibility and professionalism, and we know we can always rely on her."
Solene de Rancourt - SES
"I have worked with Claire in various roles and different projects over the past nine years. During that time, I have introduced her to several different organisations and all continue to work with her. Claire is one of the most efficient and easiest people I have ever had the pleasure of working with - she always delivers spot on advice and outstanding results, on time, on budget and usually on the tightest of turnarounds! I would have no hesitation in recommending Claire to anyone looking for a graphic design professional."
Suzi Browne - Media Manager at YMCA England
"Special thanks to amazingly talented Claire, who has been fabulous throughout this process! I know artworking this book was a massive task and I really appreciate all the time and effort that has gone into this. This book would not have made it to the end without you."
Zainab Jagot Ahmed - Author of Easy Indian SuperMeals for babies, toddlers and the family.
"As a PR company we work with a range of clients with very differing needs, many of them requiring very rapid turnaround and last minute changes and some who struggle a little to develop clear, concise design briefs. It is rare to find a designer who not only delivers the goods on the design front but is also flexible and sympathetic in their approach to the work, never losing her cool even when deadlines are changed for the umpteenth time or briefs are altered at the last minute. She is creative, shows great attention to detail and is a pleasure to work with, often a voice of calm in the midst of chaos!"
Carole Stewart - Director, Hammond PR
"We were delighted with the Annual Review which Claire designed and produced for us. Claire is incredibly easy to work with and brought a high degree of professionalism and expertise to the project. She produced the report on time and exactly in line with the brief, and our supporters have had nothing but praise for the finished piece. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with her again and would recommend her services."
Emily Braham - Thames21
"We are both delighted with the website and thought that the least we could do is write a short recommendation for you. Sincere thanks to you and James for a splendid job. Claire designed, developed and built my website from start to finish in three weeks and bang on budget. Always at the end of the phone Claire nursed me through the process and created an outstanding result. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Claire to anyone who is looking for an attentive, professional, highly creative and efficient designer."
Leigh & Linda Grant - Leigh Grant Consulting
"We are delighted with the work that Claire has produced for us at Great Ormond Street Hospital. I was amazed by how quick Claire picked up exactly what we were looking for and produced some eye-catchingly vibrant and exciting posters that have really caught people's attention. Claire seems to have a sixth sense for knowing what works well for any specific client group. Impressive! Thank you so much Claire for your support of the hospital and look forward to working with you on future projects."
Mr Jamie Wilcox - Head of Volunteer Services, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
"I have no hesitation in recommending the services of Deciacco Design to any potential client. Claire is a pleasure to work with – prompt, thorough and reliable. She takes time to learn about you as a client and as a result, quickly develops an understanding of your needs and requirements. Claire has recently been working with us as we redeveloped our charity’s brand. As a small charity, this was a big project and Claire has supported us every step of the way. She is flexible and we have never encountered a time when she has been unable to meet a deadline – regardless of how short notice the ask comes in! The quality of her work is superb, she is prepared to liaise directly with other suppliers and it feels as if you have gained an extra member of the team rather than working with an agency. She has helped us develop a fresh look across all of our printed materials, but without losing touch with our previous image. She gives advice but also listens to our requests, and never quibbles over what approach we ultimately decide to take. Her quotes are always clear, detailed and accurate without any hidden charges and she is always very conscious of our budget. Everything you can ask for in an agency!"
Suzi Browne - Director of Communications, Sparks
"I thought I would drop you a line to say that the TRIC Committee loved your award! It is certainly very impressive and everybody was extremely complimentary of you and your design. It will look brilliant on the stage."
Karen Jewers - Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC)
"A talented designer who is also diligent, pragmatic and a pleasure to work with. Easy to recommend!"
Simon Gardner - Marketing and Technical Director at Sophont Technologies
"As always thankyou for your patience and support. We are delighted with our new activity calendar. Thankyou so much."
Janet Mantey St Stephen's Nursery & Children's Centre
"I was thrilled at the supportive service we received from DeCiacco Design. All our needs are very bespoke and we found the team to be both able to interpret our requests easily and very patient when there were changes. We will most definitely be using their services again and I would highly recommend to any other organisation."
Dawn James - Akademi
"With Claire's help we managed to raise the profile of our website, we regularly get new clients from the website and consistently score high with Google. Great work, well executed, and great personality."
Ian Hasell - The Small PA Company
"We found Claire easy to work with and very helpful. For any business that is looking for a new or refreshed image definitely worth giving her a call."
John Whipple - Guardian Associates
"My thanks for all your efforts on this Claire - we've all been most impressed with the quality of your work and the speed and courtesy of your response."
Sue Ziegler - Aeon Solicitors
"Claire, as always you have done a brilliant job for us and we are thrilled with the look of the website. We would be happy to recommend you anytime to anyone. I particularly love the way that you are committed to getting the right result no matter what."
Gill Fennings - Women's Business Centre
"DeCiacco Design were extremely pleasant to work with, producing very pleasing work that fit our brief. The timing was great and meant our project was finished on time. I wouldn't hesitate in using them again."
Nicola Saunders - Richard House
"I can’t thank you both enough for your wonderful work on all of our promotional material. It is fabulous! We love handing out our leaflets and business cards, and I can’t wait to refer people to our gorgeous new website! Most of all though, thank you for your patience as I know how slow we have been at making decisions and supplying you with information. We really appreciate all of your time, advice and wonderful work."
Sonja Elliott - The Butterfly Project
"On behalf of the Business Development Team, I want to thank you for all your hard work in designing such a great invitation for this year's Forum. We were all so pleased with the result. The service was so efficient and effective and you totally understood the message we were trying to convey. I would certainly have no hesitation using DeCiacco Design again or, indeed, referring your services on. Once again, many thanks."
Jackie Connolly - Supplier/Business Development Officer - Newham Council
"DeCiacco Design was great to work with, the team were always on the end of the phone to offer advice and support and the turnaround of design and print was second to none."
John Major - Confederation of Passenger Transport UK
"DeCiacco Design was a pleasure to work with, its down to earth approach and patience ensured a smooth journey to a fantastic result."
Kathryn Hull - Communique PR
"The redesigning of our website was made so much easier by Claire’s help and guidance. She was aware of what we were striving to achieve and the whole process was carried out in a professional and timely manner. We are delighted with the end result."
Julie Jones - Shade Sails Ltd
"I can highly recommend DeCiacco Design for their professionalism, customer service and great designs. Claire suggested and designed a great marketing leaflet for me. The response from those who have received it has always been the same - "professional, slick, very different". Exactly the effect that I wanted, Claire completely understood what I wanted to achieve. Thank you Claire. I would definitely use DeCiacco Design in the future."
Sandra Mitchell - Adjuta: Accountancy & Advisory Services
"DeCiacco Design has provided EIP with an exceptional service, Claire understood our brand values and produced a number of designs which encapsulated our values, vision and mission. All logos were produced within set time scales and Claire provided us with a service and guidance which surpassed the original brief."
Janice Beckles - Excellence in Partnership
"Thank you so much for all your support on the design of our recent event invitation. Your professionalism and creative input really made the process easy. We are delighted with the final version."
Mariella Murray, Marketing and Events Manager - East London Business Place
"I am delighted with the logo, stationery and website that DeCiacco Designs has created for me. Claire has listened to my ideas and concerns, and has given fantastic advice throughout, with the end result being a crisp and elegant 'look' for my new business. The design work has exceeded my expectations and the website is very professional. Claire and James are great to work with, and everything has been completed in good time. I recommend DeCiacco Design without any hesitation."
Sally Aird - Life Landscapes - Garden Design
"I really liked the service and she was more than willing to give out her time till I was completely satisfied. I was also very happy with her creativity and her ideas. I am definitely going back to her next time."
Urja Desai - Pagrav Dance
"Can I say what a pleasure it has been working with you. I really appreciate your hard work and the way you have accommodated our requests."
Rebecca Aziz-Granberg - Innovate Her
"Claire has been a wonderfully creative and reliable collaborator on my web site and print projects. She listens, contributes and delivers."
Cathy Marston - Choreographer and Director of Bern Ballet