In the Studio With — Breaking out and building a brand by the sea: Meet Hayling Island studio, Superrb

Posted 09 October 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Just off the south east of England lies Hayling Island, where you’ll also find the surf-loving creatives at digital creative agency, Superrb. The six-year-old digital creative agency interchange between sand and the screen to work with a range of brands including Anglepoise and ILOVEDUST to develop identities and digital designs, and was recently named Creativepool’s ‘Emerging agency of the year’. Set up by a trio of friends looking to break out of the London bubble, this thoroughly down to earth studio has now grown to include leather-making developers and knitting account managers. What do you need to work there? A good attitude, and a portfolio full of goose pimple-inducing work. We spoke to managing director and co-founder Matt Pilkington about everything from project processes and internships to their eclectic studio playlist.

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