We see it everywhere we go and many of us don’t give it a second thought. There are television and magazine ads directed at children, social media content that is focused on young people, we even see it in the checkout lanes at our local grocery store and the problem is getting worse. What used to be sweets at the checkout has now turned into a full-fledged buffet of sugary snacks, toys and useless products that are making our children believe that they can’t live without them.
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A local firm celebrating 25 years in business reached out to Parallel Creative to give their business a boost with a new look website. The purpose of the website was to promote the services that they offer up and down the country. Harry Burrows offers a diverse range of services and capabilities ranging from basic fabrications and sheet metal work through to the design, manufacture and installation of complex products. This also coincided with Marc Burrows celebrating his 20 years’ service within the company.
Parallel is pleased to be working with the prestigious Ikon Gallery based in Brindleyplace, Birmingham. The gallery, formed in 1964 by a group of local artists, presents contemporary art from around the world. The gallery shows a changing programme of exhibitions, featuring a variety of media including painting, sculpture, photography sound and installation. Housed in a magnificent neo-gothic school building, Ikon is an educational charity and offers free entry to all.
Our newest client is performing valuable work protecting the landscape and the habitats of local wildlife, thanks to Heritage Lottery funding. Part of the project is to engage with local people as both visitors and volunteers, so Parallel is helping to advertise the work
The Farmhouse, Coventry, approached Parallel to exercise their creative and culinary juices to produce a sit-down menu which showcased their ultimate dining experience of not only one but two menus - The Indian Kitchen and The English Kitchen. With having over 100 mouth-watering dishes, it was a challenge to fit this into a normal A4/A3 size.
When General Manager of Ramada Coventry, Mark Hills, wanted a special brochure to help attract business clients, he chose Parallel Creative to help him. Recognising the importance of good photography, a long days’ shoot was organised including time-delay shots from the rooftop.
The recent merger of City College and Henley College has created a single main further education institution called Coventry College. Recognising not just the need for a new common brand, but also a marriage of marketing concepts, the college commissioned Parallel to investigate the best approach to future recruitment advertising.
Parallel has been working with the Heart of England Co-operative Funeralcare service since the summer of 2016. The business to consumer advertising campaign has concentrated on the sale of pre-paid funeral schemes, for which the Co-op are market leading suppliers. It has included a broad range of media communication and digital advertising such as social media, principally in the form of Facebook and Twitter, Free Radio, leaflet drops and printed media.
As a local creative agency, we are extremely proud of the bid team and everyone involved for winning the city of culture 2021 award. Leigh Torrance at Parallel took part in the 2 Tone Taxi Tour where you can hear his voice in the cab ride reminiscing about the Eclipse club from back in the day.
Poison Cocktails Pre-Christmas Give-away on us!
As the festive season is approaching we want to give you something to get you in the part mood.
Just like our facebook page and we will pick out the lucky winner at the end of the month and get this box of goodies posted to your door!
UK only, applicants must be over the age of 18.
Laura Swain of Swain Insurance is known as ‘Insurance Laura’ in the motor trade, from where most of her business comes.
When The Care Quality Pharmacy approached Parallel there were only two weeks before The Care Show opened. Top of the list was a new brand look and feel, a 24-page brochure and exhibition stand graphics.
So, the studio got to work and, using a combination of supplied text and photos, with in-house developed icons and library photos came up with a very pleasing design.
The new St Thomas More website is now live. From initial meeting in Mid-July to a live site by the end of August is quite a result, especially since most of the development and site population happened in the school holidays.
But the rush was necessary as the school had given notice to discontinue with their previous site on 31st August.
Parallel Creative have been nominated for Creative Communications and Digital Business of the Year at this year’s Coventry Telegraph Business Awards.
We’re excited to introduce your to the newest member to join the team at Parallel Creative.
James Kelly joins us as our new Senior Web Developer and will lead the development team ensuring websites are built to the highest quality and bringing with him a wealth of knowledge about Web.
Parallel have been working with market-leading wood-free outdoor flooring manufacturer, Millboard for 18 months now. Their latest project sees the launch of an all-new website at www.millboard.co.uk which went live on 8th August
The Land Rover Defender is surely one of the classic UK designed vehicles. US-based East Coast Defender exports, refurbishes and customises them for the American market.
We are looking for someone who has agency experience and aspires to be a Senior developer, someone who has passion and someone who enjoys working in a creative team.
This is a great opportunity to work with a strong creative agency, building solutions and working on different projects i.e. building web based systems, in various CMS system especially WordPress and Joomla. etc.
The company has an open, collaborative culture where hierarchy doesn’t mean anything apart from solving problems.