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About
About
The world is constantly changing.
We’re your compass to help navigate it.
Building brands that envision your goals, capture your ethos, and make a difference.
Born from an adventurous spirit, we’re never afraid to do the Polar opposite.
It doesn’t matter if your brand is big or small, local or overseas, a start-up or a global enterprise. What matters is passion, purpose, agility and ambition. That’s why we don’t say yes to everyone.

The way we work is not like your average bear. Instead, we’re a pack that strives to collaborate. That’s why we’re open structured. Valuing everyone’s opinion and creative input equally.

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Your journey starts here.
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Polar team in the meeting room having a discussion.
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Our culture & vision.

What we stand for.
Polar was born from an ambition to work with some of the most diverse and prominent brands in the world. Whilst also striving to ignite that same flame in new and emerging brands.

We exist to provide clarity and craft something unique for each client.

All this is underpinned by a passion to nurture new creative talent, support our community and natural environment by consciously considering our impact.

As a certified B-Corp we are a new breed of business that balance profit and purpose.

Our services.

Your next adventure.
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Your brand should be the beating heart of your business.

Build an identity that captures the essence of who you are. Something that sparks a response, creates emotion, or inspires change.

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Turn your vision into something tangible.

Aim for design that connects with your audience. It should transcend all mediums, whether that’s print, social media content, or a digital marketing campaign.

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A website is often a customer’s first experience of your brand. Make it memorable.

Consider user experience from the outset and make a compelling journey for your customer. One that leaves a lasting impression and encourages them to take action.

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Recognition.

Awards & Nominations.
Best Creative Agency - Shortlisted - UK Agency Awards 2022
Top 100 Brand Agency UK & Europe - Clutch 2021
Top 100 Design Agency UK & Europe - Clutch 2021
Top B2B Agency - Clutch 2022
Top 100 Web Agency UK & Europe - Clutch 2021
Clutch Top 100 Branding Agency - UK 2020

The team.

Meet the pack.
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Mike Dalton
Senior Designer
Erin Rowney
Designer
Colin Sturgess
Office Manager
Jess Rickett
Project Manager
Ben Robinson
Senior Designer
Ross Gale
Web Developer
Lee Sturgess
Founder & Creative Director
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Mike Dalton
Senior Designer
Erin Rowney
Designer
Colin Sturgess
Office Manager
Jess Rickett
Project Manager
Ben Robinson
Senior Designer
Ross Gale
Web Developer
Lee Sturgess
Founder & Creative Director
Bear
Office Dog
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Testimonials.

Kind words.
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We spoke with 4-5 different agencies and eventually opted for Polar. This turned out to be one of the best business decisions to date. Lee and the team at Polar have the ability to quickly understand an initial vision and develop something far greater than we could have envisioned ourselves. It goes without saying that we are making the decision to keep Polar as a key cog in our business moving forward.
Ben Smyth
CEO - Arma Karma

Clients.

Who we work with.

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