Approachable, friendly and compassionate, we create meaningful user experiences and develop beautiful, impactful brand identities.
make things happen
Edinburgh + Macclesfield
We design, create and make.
make things happen have 30 years of combined experience in graphic and experiential design, print production and content development.
We use our knowledge, skills and love for design to create really fun THINGS from immersive exhibitions and hands-on educational interactives to expressive, engaging brand identities and sensitive copywriting that tells your story.
creating with care
We care about each and every project. We take on work that excites us, that is doing good, that is making a difference however big or small.
designing with purpose
We like to get to know you and for you to get to know us. We work with you, consulting throughout the course of a project to produce work that reflects your vision.
meet the team
Philippa has worked for design studios and publishing houses across the UK and South Africa.
She specialises in researching, producing and editing content
as well as leading on creative direction for digital engagement with a strong focus on accessibility.
Outside of design, Philippa is
a Humanist Celebrant and
most weekends you'll find her performing wild and wonderful weddings in the Peak District.
Suzanne has over 10 years' experience as a graphic designer. She is passionate about creating beautiful accessible graphics that are sympathetic to their environment and always with the end user in mind.
When not getting excited over the latest Photoshop update, Suzanne likes to cook up a storm in the kitchen for friends, homemade pizzas a speciality! Get your order in!
Bebhinn is a qualified architect with 10 years’ experience in experiential design and project management. She cares about supporting design that is sensitive to its context and believes great design comes from collaboration and coordination.
In her free time, Bebhinn enjoys rolling up her sleeves to get screen printing, sea swimming and seeking out forgotten brutalist buildings.
Research + content development
Brand design, visual identity + ongoing support
Large format graphics
Design for digital media
Spatial planning + design specification