Santa Selfie!

Merry Christmas Jam Jar friends! This year we want you to... Scribble your wish... wear your beard... send your "selfie" to santa@jamjarstudios.co.uk Santa is looking forward to seeing some wonderful whisker wearers.
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Alpha Dental Studio

Offering dental services to both NHS and private patients, it was important the Alpha Dental Studio brand favoured neither and portrayed the wide variety of services, patient care and professionalism offered by the practice.
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Awesome Minds

Jam Jar worked in partnership with students from the Barbara Priestman School to develop a legacy web site that showcased their work with Creative Partnerships over the past two years. During our introductory workshop the students brainstormed a 'genius' name for the site, ‘Awesome Minds’ that we used as a starting point for the brand and logo.
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DL Mole

We were delighted when approached by Daniel and Helen Mole to create a brand identity for their new business venture DL Mole Chartered Surveyors. Our client's brief was to create a brand that was contemporary, approachable, reflected their personal service and most importantly would make them "stand out from the crowd" in what is a very competitive market.
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Innovation Programme

The Innovation Programme is specifically designed to help North East businesses prosper by investing in innovative developments. Seeking to support SME’s in the North East we designed a typographical, colourful brand identity that was friendly and approachable, supportive, understanding and reliable.
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Katie & David Birkin

A fresh alternative to traditional wedding favours, a bespoke tea towel presented to guests as a thank you for sharing the bride and groom's special day. With a castle wedding venue we saw it fit to play on a regal theme, introducing crown images and quirky copylines such as "A right royal knees up".
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Macmillan Book Prize

The Macmillan Prize, funded by Macmillan Children’s Books, was established over 20 years ago to stimulate new work from young illustrators and to help launch their professional careers. Whilst a student at the University of Teesside, Emma’s work was selected by tutors to represent the strength of Graphic Designers as illustrators, subsequently her illustrative representation of the children’s classic, ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ was highly commended by the judging panel of leading children’s book illustrators and experienced children’s booksellers.
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Madame Koo

A 'hidden bar' and 'sneaky disco'... the people at the Apartment Group needed a brand for their newest venture, Madame Koo. With launch night fast approaching, we developed a brush script logo to fit with the Far Eastern theme.
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North East BIC

When the North East Business Innovation Centre contacted us with an unusual request, we couldn't help but get excited! The old reception was getting a face-lift and their signage, maps and huge scale model of the BIC site were looking a little dated, so with this in mind, we came up with a 21st century solution.
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Seven Stories

Working alongside a team of highly skilled and creative professionals, Emma created the exterior graphics for the Seven Stories illustrated contemporary façade. By taking the theme of ‘journeys’, introducing expressive marks and imaginative text we sensitively linked the diverse illustrative styles of the country’s leading children’s book illustrators including Quentin Blake, Shirley Hughes and Jan Pienkowski.
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St. Aidan's Catholic Academy

To celebrate their new 'academy' status, St. Aidan's asked us to come up with some innovative ideas in the form of a brand refresh, a new web site and lots more in addition. We created a new brand toolkit, taking inspiration from the school's use of coloured squares.
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Yolo

‘You Only Live Once!’, a humour-led brand with fab copylines and illustrations by Simon Nevin. Emma worked in a graphic design capacity to help realise the YOLO brand vision while Tom worked his magic on a jolly animation to introduce the Yolo universe (watch the video below)! Typset typography and a bright modern colour palette bring the characters and their world to life.
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