A space for design-related reflection, this is our blog.

At MW Studio, we like to think our designs speak for themselves. But as full spectrum creatives, sometimes we like to write about our work as well. Our creative designers, photographers and programmers blog here about our latest projects, and reflect on current trends in the design world.

Harlow: Time for a Change

As more towns and cities are rethinking what they mean to residents and outsiders we look at how to rebrand successfully. Brands used to be solid, reliable things; they were consistent. However, as brand names have become signifiers of so much more than the products...

Flex appeal

Diversification is vital to ensure that brands continue to connect with today’s customer. We look at how brands are branching out to survive. Brands certainly don’t have it easy these days. It isn’t enough to just be a name on some packaging. They have to be relevant,...

Creating a Stir

You don't have to be a regular barfly to have noticed that artisan gin is, officially, a thing. A leaf through Foodism, London's excellent free foodie magazine, yields mentions of no fewer than 28 brands – and that is not including the 58 listed on Fever-Tree tonic's...

Throughly Modern Minds

Modernism changed the way we think, live and create. MW Studio takes a look at some of its manifestations. It’s hard to think of a movement that has so drastically transformed thinking across so many disciplines as Modernism. From art and design to buildings and...

Hertfordshire Digital Awards 2017

The finalists in the 2017 Hertfordshire Digital Awards have just been announced... and we're among them! The award winners will be announced at a dinner ceremony on September 21 at Tithe Barns, Knebworth House. The Digital Awards, launched in 2013 and now staged in...

MW Studio finalist in Harlow Business Awards

We are excited to report that MW Studio has made the final shortlist for one of this year's Harlow Business Awards, organised by Harlow & District Chamber of Commerce. We're nominated in the Website/Social Media category, which is sponsored by Oakmont...

Do you DriveNow and Then?

Urban mobility and urban congestion are hotly debated topics, often directly linked with the rise in urban air pollution. One of the main causes for urban congestion are privately-owned cars, which are at an all-time high in the UK. It also seems that even with one of...

Bringing the inside out…

As the elegant streets and squares of Chelsea go into floral overdrive in preparation for the Great Spring Show (as it was originally named in 1862), we talked to two garden and landscape designers – one in the UK, one in the US – about what's changing in outdoor...

How to win fans and influence people

Team GB is a brand that galvanises a whole nation in support every two years. Its ongoing challenge, therefore, is how to remain relevant in between the big competition moments. Fan engagement manager Stuart Cope outlines Team GB's five-step strategy which – as it...

Refreshingly Luxurious

In London’s feverishly competitive world of luxury 5-star hospitality, if you’re not working with innovative, international architects and designers on a building project, you’re almost certainly going backwards. (The same applies with chefs.) As 2017 gathers steam,...