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Welcome to Frontside Design
Frontside design is the home of freelance graphic designer Nick Plackett, based in Chichester on the south coast. With a broad skill set, lots of commercial experience and a personable approach, I like to think that I offer amazing value to clients looking for a design agency service at freelance prices. Working with a variety of businesses from start-ups through to household brands in disciplines that include branding, corporate literature, editorial, advertising and websites to name a few.
Branding & Logo Design
A brand identity should act as a clear representation of a businesses core values, beliefs and personality. I work closely with my clients to understand why their business exists and what it stands for.
Visual communication is solving a problem and each job presents a different problem to the last. A broad commercial experience and varied skill set aid me in implementing bespoke solutions across all media and platforms relevant to each individual brief.
Design for Print
Effective, considered design coupled with the right choice of paper size, texture and print technique will create beautiful, tangible marketing collateral. Still a powerful tool in the marketing mix in an increasingly digital world.
Point of sale, Packaging, Merchandise, Signage for the retail sector or an exhibition or event. Effective graphic design and quality printed display graphics attract attention and create interest.
Taking time to understand every clients requirements and needs for their website, offering advice throughout all stages of development, planning, content creation and design all help to build beautiful and functional websites.
A well thought out and relevant on-going social media strategy can be key to raising brand awareness and marketing your business. It will also boost your search engine rankings and drive traffic to your website.
Latest print designs
I have worked with Nick on several long-term projects now – not only has each run incredibly smoothly from start to finish, but I have also learned a lot simply by collaborating with him and watching him work! He is easily reachable, steadfastly reliable and comes up with creative ideas when you cannot!Kate Heatly Communications Manager - MyShowcase
Nick has supported the JCC marketing department in a design capacity for many years over a wide variety of disciplines from brochures & presentations to catalogues & trade show stands. He always delivers solutions that are reliably on-time, on-budget and on-brief.Hadji Smith Marketing Director - JCC Lighting
I’ve worked with Nick on a series of projects and have always been impressed by the quality & impact of his design work, his energy and co-operative approach to delivering on the brief.Harvey Hillary Head of high performance & Innovation - RYA
Nick got our branding design spot-on, first time and we couldn’t be happier. He continues to help us with design and marketing support and is always reliable, honest and readily available to chat and advise.Mark Hogan Owner - The Parade Tearooms