OUR
STUDIO

Two Stories is a purpose-led brand consultancy and design studio that creates meaningful, memorable brands that get people talking.

 

Your brand is more than your logo. Your brand is your whole story. Let’s tell it.

Brands built on

your purpose

We create brands that shape the way people feel about you...

At Two Stories, we create brands that build an emotional connection between your business and your audience.

 

Through our distinctive brand process, we work collaboratively to get to the heart of why your brand exists, producing a brand strategy and narrative that tells your individual story.

 

It’s from this story, that we uncover your brand image, bringing what you do and believe to life through meaningful design that leaves a lasting impression.

 

 

Once your verbal and visual brand story is in place, it’s then time to reveal it to your audiences; implementing your story across design, digital and communications to ensure your brand is seen, heard and understood.

 

Your brand means a lot to us. We invest time in getting to understand you and your industry and for you to get to know us. We like to build partnerships based on honest communication, trust and respect, working together to get the best results and to create work we can all be proud of.

Meet the team

OUR
Storytellers

We use the combined stories and expertise of our team of design, digital and communications specialists to bring brands to life through brand strategy, brand identity design, print design, campaign creation and digital design.

Bekkie
Hull

Creative Director

With a specialism in branding and design Bekkie’s passion for creativity can be seen in everything she does. Her ambition to help businesses grow through strategic design work and carefully considered design solutions have seen her create work for some of the biggest and most well-known brands, as well as the more traditional, niche and family brands across many different sectors.

I like...

Food & cooking, design, music, cocktails, sangria, binge watching series, Nintendo switch

Fave artwork/artist?

Tricky! I love Paula Scher but I think I’ll go Anthony Burrill

One thing you don’t know about me?

I am a twin.. although everyone knows that because I bang on about it enough!

Bridget
Halldearn

Senior Designer

Bridget is a highly experienced creative, ensuring brand consistency for clients across all platforms, based on her multidisciplinary background and approach to design. With a love of working collaboratively to solve problems for businesses, sharing knowledge and learning new things, her enthusiasm for the work stems from her studies in Art & Design and years spent working in the industry in design and full-service digital marketing agencies. Bridget has a passion for creating brand identities, and ensuring it works effectively and accessibly across digital, UX, print, and content design.

Fave artist?

Saul Bass. Ground-breaking designer! All those amazing opening film graphics for the likes of Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Otto Preminger, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese. I also like William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement.

Fave animal?

It has to be the ever joyful, loyal dog. I have a terrier cross called Lily - she’s a delight! She only has 3 legs, but there’s no stopping her.

One thing you don't know about me?

I used to play bass guitar in a band. We were ace.

Emily
Fell

Designer & Illustrator

Emily is a multi-disciplined graphic designer with several years’ experience in North West based design studios. As a Shillington Design Graduate, Emily works across a variety of design platforms, including brand identity, print and web design. Emily believes that good design can change perceptions and behaviours, as well as look aesthetically pleasing!

I like...

Big butts and I cannot lie?!

Fave song?

Let’s get ready to rumble by PJ and Duncan.

One thing you don't know about me?

I used to be a forensic scientist

Lara
Whiteside

Brand Communications Executive

Following completion of her degree in Management with Marketing at the University of Leeds Business School, Lara has gained experience across a range of areas including copywriting, content, SEO, and social media. Lara always produces content with a brand’s purpose and tone of voice at the forefront of her mind. Her keen eye for detail can be seen throughout her writing. She wholeheartedly believes that a spelling error, a missing comma, or an apostrophe in the wrong place can completely diminish the quality of a piece of content!

I like...

Rollercoasters. The scarier, the better! Yes, I’m an adrenaline junkie

Fave animal?

Seals. Have you seen the way they sleep?!

One thing you don’t know about me?

I used to be a gymnast and I’m now an avid gym goer!

Lauren
Rankine

Designer

Lauren’s passion lies in web design but brings a new energy and way of thinking to all areas of her design work. Her enthusiasm for the industry means Lauren keeps herself constantly up-to-date on what’s currently trending in design, which in turn keeps our clients' brands at the forefront of the latest developments, approaches and techniques, to drive their business forward.

I like...

Literally any roast dinner!

Fave song?

Hips Don’t Lie - Shakira

One thing you don't know about me?

I used to be in a pop punk band as a teenager. Played one amazing gig at the local town hall and then faded into memory.

Rob
Ellis

Managing Director

With years of experience centred around marketing, digital design, and technology, Rob looks at a business from outside in, helping brands to think differently and spot new opportunities. With a particular specialism in digital, Rob helps brands tell their story online. Having spent many years in agencies of all sizes, Rob also manages our business development and pitch processes.

One thing you don't know about me?

I used to be a semi pro white water canoer!

Fave song?

Don't look back in anger by Oasis.

Fave book?

Rework by 37 Signals.

Ryan
White

Designer & Front End Developer

Ryan combines his knowledge of front-end development with his eye for design to produce high quality and design rich websites. An expert in a range of development areas, Ryan is also an excellent brand and creative designer with years of experience in digital studios. His strengths lay in taking a client brief, understanding their needs and translating that into beautifully intuitive designs, whether that’s for the web, print or branding.

I dislike...

MOTHS!

One thing you don't know about me?

I'm actually a pretty good cook

Fave book?

A Clockwork Orange

Stacey
Waugh

Head of Brand Communications

Stacey works with a business’s brand purpose in mind, ensuring that all communications are cohesive and match the core business objectives.Stacey’s communications experience comes from working in PR & marketing agencies in London, Manchester and Leeds. She works creatively and strategically to produce exciting and effective work, whether that’s writing engaging content, managing events, generating press coverage or developing communications campaigns.

I like...

Being by the sea, it’s definitely my happy place – and even more so now with my three boys who all love it too.

I dislike...

Heights. But I think it’s the fear of falling. Though I have never been prouder of myself for facing my fear than when I agreed to mountain bike down Death Road in Bolivia, ‘the most dangerous road in the world’!

One thing you don't know about me?

I used to be an Irish dancer, I trained 3-4 times a week and on weekends competed in championships in my curly wig and sparkly dress!

The
Backstory

Two Stories was founded by managing director Rob Ellis and creative director Bekkie Hull as they believed in something different. They wanted to build a brand consultancy and design studio that began with brand purpose, captured their passion, imagination, creativity, technical knowledge and professionalism, and created design that produces lasting, recognisable brands.

Since launch, Bekkie and Rob have grown Two Stories, building a team of strategic and creative brand, communications, digital and design professionals around them, to deliver memorable work for their expanding, UK-wide client roster.

Bekkie
Hull

Creative Director

Rob
Ellis

Managing Director

OUR
Services

WORKING WITH TWO STORIES IS A DREAM

Barry Jones
Commercial Marketing & Events Lead,
Channel 4 Television

Let's talk
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Digital

We build inspiring and functional websites that focus on your user’s needs. Our websites are designed with your target audience in mind, encouraging engagement through incredible, easy-to-use experiences, and are created to build strategic value for your brand and drive your business forward.

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Design

We tell your story through meaningful design that leaves a lasting impression. From reimagining and translating your brand into physical assets or bringing to life and building on your latest marketing campaigns, we design collateral that is strategic, relevant and above all, reflects your business’s purpose.

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Brand

We create brands that are built on your purpose, that shape the way people feel about you and that build an emotional connection between you and your audience. Through our distinctive brand process, whether you’re an established business or a start-up, our goal is to get to the heart of why your business exists and create a brand that propels it forward.

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Brand Communications

We deliver strategic and creative communications that ensure your brand story is seen, heard and understood. From copywriting and PR, to social media strategy and content, all our activity is implemented through a planned and cohesive brand communications strategy that delivers on your business’s communications and business goals

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We tell many
Stories

MASIC
Lancashire County Council
Wax Lyrical
Digitaloft
Lancaster BID
Dennison
DIA
Cornvale
Let's Talk

OUR
Work

Our goal is to deliver amazing experiences that make people talk, and build strategic value for brands, view some of our latest work.

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Brand // Communications // Design // Digital

2022

Evolve

Brand // Design

2022

Mirror on the Industry

Brand // Design // Digital

2022

Market Garden Pro

Brand // Communications // Design // Digital

2021

London Symphony Chorus