A branding and design agency

Out of our bright — sometimes sunny — Brighton studio, we create brand identities and design solutions for a diverse range of organisations and individuals.

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A curious bunch

While we each have different skill sets, we all share an exceptional curiosity that drives us to ask questions. These questions lead our conversations down wonderful tangents — to the unexpected stories that underpin the strongest work.

Selected clients
  • Barrow Cadbury Trust.
  • Marks & Spencer.
  • Nesta.
  • NHS.
  • RSA.
  • The Young Foundation.
The seven team members of 05creative grimace as they stand ankle deep in the cold sea at Brighton beach

A work in progress

Born from the desire to create an agency in which each person felt empowered and had a voice in the steering of the company, we have continued to grow since 2015. With every new project, relationship and team member, we learn more and raise our game further.

We are…

Chris James

Creative Director, Founder

Sarah James

Director, Business Development

Jasmine Paradine-James

Senior Designer

Chris Porter

Senior Designer, Lead Developer

Ellie Judd


George Kirkpatrick


Andrew Murphy

Developer, Content Editor

05* is an intelligent and creative boutique design service, which can successfully translate your ideas into a compelling and engaging online presence. They genuinely care about design.

Justin Hunt

Founder – DLF

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