We Are RubberShark Creative

Welcome to our website. RubberShark Creative is a small yet powerful design studio based out of Durham in the North East of England. Please feel free to comment on the work you see and visit often. We promise our site will never be the same twice.

We apply the same level of creativity and focus regardless of client location or project scale. Working with RubberShark provides a fresh perspective. We deliver concepts that connect with audiences. Ideas that are exciting, different and relevant.

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1) Nike Sportreach Brochure

We were asked to design and develop a 36pp Nike product catalogue for Sportreach, which was sponsored by TradePoint. Sportreach are exclusive suppliers of Nike Teamwear kit at every level, from grass roots to elite teams.

RubberShark Services : Creative.

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2) White Management Limited

White Management Limited are an established Facilities Management Company working both in the UK and across Europe.

RubberShark Services : Brand ~ Print ~ Digital.

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3) Northgate plc

Core business is the hire of light commercial vehicles to other businesses on flexible length contracts, which gives customers the flexibility to manage their vehicle fleet without a long-term commitment. Northgate has been operating in the sector since 1981.


RubberShark Services : Digital.

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4) The Wainwright Society

Alfred Wainwright will always be known for his famous Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells which he compiled between 1952 and 1966. These handwritten and hand-drawn works of art have given inspiration to all true fellwalkers for over fifty years. For this labour of love, as he called it, he was awarded the MBE.

RubberShark Services : Brand ~ Creative ~ Print ~ Photo.

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Brand


Our brand expertise means that we get right to the core of your business’ values. In effect, your brand creates your business’ reputation and its personality.

Creative


The buzz you get from a great idea is any agency’s dream and the key to any successful campaign is to make people think and remember. In a world where marketing is all around us, it is our job to be innovative with ideas that shine.

Digital & SEO


We are as effective online as we are off it, we can design and develop web-based applications, CD-roms, interactive communications and more. To maximise your web presence we offer SEO tools which can be integrated as we build.

Who are RubberShark?

Formed in 2010 by Andrew Stainthorpe, RubberShark Creative is a small yet powerful design studio based out of Durham City in the North East of England. With over 30 years experience within the design industry, RubberShark have the perfect blend of expertise to offer creative solutions for your marketing needs.

Andrew started his career over 20 years ago after studying at New College Durham and Newcastle College’s School of Art and Design, his first stint of work experience resulted in a job offer with Robson Brown, at that time one of the regions leading Advertising and Design Agencies. Here, Andrew worked on some of the largest accounts in the North of England including Nike, Flymo, International Paints, Northumbrian Water, Lyle and Scott, British Gas Northern to name but a few. His next move was then into Further Education to head up a public sector design studio. Andrew has a thorough knowledge of design, print and direct marketing.

Testimonials

  • “Whether it’s Brand Development, Campaign Management, Graphic or New Media Design, if you need a truly innovative approach to your creativity project, with the ability to deliver to deadline and within tight budgets, then look no further than RubberShark.”

    Peter Linney
    Secretary ~ The Wainwright Society

  • “RubberShark have a ‘can do’ attitude and always work above and beyond the call of duty. All my briefs were delivered correct and well before the deadline. I can only see RubberShark Creative going from strength to strength.”

    Steve Cunningham
    Northgate plc

  • “I’m pleased to recommend RubberShark Creative. Over the last few months, we’ve used RubberShark on numerous marketing campaigns. Their creativity is top-notch and we’ve been very pleased with the work they’ve done for us.”

    Chris Donachie
    Nike UK

  • “I couldn’t be more pleased with the service from RubberShark Creative. They captured the fun and friendly look to our nursery that we were hoping for. I would definitely recommend and will be using them again in the future.”

    Christine Streatfield
    Manager ~ Cranmer Hall Nursery

  • Brand
  • Creative
  • Print
  • Digital & SEO
  • Photo
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Brand

Our brand expertise means that we get right to the core of your business’ values. In effect, your brand creates your business’ reputation and its personality. RubberShark Creative not only develop the best visual identity but a strong visual look and feel that can make your business stand out from the crowd, particularly in todays competitive markets. Brand services we offer :

• Corporate Identity
• Strapline Creation
• Style Guide Creation

Creative

The buzz you get from a fully formed great idea is any agency’s dream and the key to any successful campaign is to make people think and remember. In a world where marketing is all around us, it is our job to be innovative with ideas that shine-through.

Print

RubberShark Creative work in partnership with some of the best specialist printers in the UK. We already have an expert knowledge of materials and solutions in print production. We specialise in short run digital printing as well as litho and screen printing. Along with expert finishing for packaging and other speciality printed materials. Printing services we offer :

• Lithographic
• Digital
• Screen
• Packaging
• Large Format

Digital & SEO

We are as effective online as we are off it, we can design and develop web-based applications, CD-roms, interactive communications and more. To maximise your website’s presence we offer Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) tools which are always integrated into your website build. Digital services we offer :

• Web Design
• E-commerce
• Digital Sales Aids
• Email Campaigns
• Search Engine Optimisation
• Social Media

Photo

Creative photography will help you to get the most out of your marketing investment. Portraying the right messages about your products and services in a way that will help you to stand out from the crowd.
We can provide photography to support a specific campaign or general shots to build up your image library. Photo services we offer :

• Product
• People
• Industrial
• Commercial

Contact information

Please feel free to get in touch with us, we’d love to hear from you soon.

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