Creative solutions on your doorstep and desktop
The Creative Studio brings together a range of creative and print solutions right on your doorstep. We have the latest technology and equipment at our studio at Lancaster University. Our award winning team of experienced creatives will work with you collaboratively to bring your ideas to life.
Our design team are on hand to create anything from a business card or glossy brochure to a full rebrand or digital assets for your next marketing campaign. Whether the final output is digital or print our team will ensure your artwork is set up correctly.
Great images are the cornerstone of any visual communication, whether it's on campus, in our studio or on location we can help. We hold the relevant CAA permissions to pilot drones on Lancaster University's campus and beyond. Our experienced team can create engaging content using still and moving images.
Whether you are a student, colleague, local business or member of the public, our team are on hand to discuss your initial ideas and requests and we will work with you online or in person to develop a brief and collaboratively to bring your ideas to life.
Meet The Team
Steve qualified as a photographer in 1980 and has had a wide and varied career in the profession which has involved him in everything from food photography, press and portraiture through to aerial photography and more recently drone photography and thermography. Steve has also carried out various teaching roles in FE and HE. In 2006 he became the Manager of the University's design, print and photography unit. When he isn't at work his interests include sailing, mountaineering fly fishing and travel.
With 25 years design experience Jon has worked for Lancaster University for 6 years as a Senior Designer. With a creative approach and keen eye for detail he has worked on a wide range of projects including branding, promotion, exterior graphics and even interiors. When he's not designing, Jon can usually be found out on his bike or watching a good film with a glass of red.
Mark qualified as a photographer/videographer in 1999 after studying at Falmouth University Mark has had a wide and varied career in the profession from running the photography department onboard Cunard liners to freelance photography, covering studio product photography, portraiture, press and weddings through to aerial photography and more recently drone photography after joining the team at Lancaster University in 2018. When he isn't at work his interests include fly fishing, kayaking, hiking and travel.
Steve joined the team as a Graphic Designer from Brighton where he was Assistant Manager in the European Graphic Design department of an international computer games company, producing packaging for PC, Nintendo and PlayStation platforms. Steve moved to Lancaster to become a Senior Designer at Reebok International in the UK marketing department. He worked on several ad campaigns and produced quarterly apparel and shoe catalogues, packaging and point of sale for sponsored athletes and Premiership football clubs. Steve loves growing, cooking and eating the produce from his allotment, art, cinema, photography and supporting his football team.
Emily recently joined the team as a Creative Assistant Apprentice working within both the Creative Studio and the Facilities Marketing teams. She studied art, design, and photography throughout her further education, and received a degree in graphic design from Nottingham Trent University. Alongside studying for her Apprenticeship, Emily will assist in planning, creating and implementing a wide range of creative services including design, digital marketing, social media, photography and videography. Outside of work her interests include travel, hiking and baking.
Billy is our Digital Print Technician Apprentice, he joined the team in summer 2021. Billy has worked at Lancaster University for around 6 years, carrying out various roles across the University. As part of the Creative Studio team, he will be working alongside our experienced printers, developing the skills required for printer operation, creation of print ready files, digital artwork, colour management and all aspects of print finishing for digital and wide format printing. When he isn’t at work, you can find him in the gym or out walking with his dog.
Phone: 01524 592070
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm