About us

We are an award-winning design and branding agency based in West London, founded in 2009 by our creative director David Kimpton. We cut our teeth in London’s best design agencies, but what we learned there taught us more than our craft. Kimpton was established because we believe that a more personal, more hands-on approach to client relationships and managing projects is more effective, and we wanted to ditch the unwieldy overheads. We offer pedigree branding and design expertise without the premium price tag.

David brings over thirty years’ experience to every project; he has a track record of over sixty creative awards (especially in transformation and brand effectiveness competitions), and experience with many hundreds of projects across all sectors, with clients ranging from start-ups to global brands and FT 100 companies. We believe in collaboration, integrity, caring, joie de vivre and audacity – audacity at its best, the kind that has the command and confidence to pull off, thrillingly, what no one else could or would even conceive of, and yet still, somehow, be utterly appropriate.

And, of course, we believe in change, which all of these things lead to.

We treasure the bonds we form with our clients.

About our services

Branding and design:

  • Brand identity and guidelines
  • Brand development
  • Brand strategy
  • Brand architecture
  • Naming
  • Websites
  • Digital and social media
  • Literature
  • Stationery
  • PowerPoint templates
  • Word templates
  • Event/exhibition graphics
  • Signage
  • Campaigns
  • Merchandise

Property marketing:

  • Place strategy
  • Place naming
  • Place identity
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Websites
  • Digital and social media
  • Literature
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • PowerPoint templates
  • Word templates
  • Event/exhibition graphics
  • Signage
  • Hoardings
  • Promotional items

Partner skills:

  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Printing
  • Film production
  • CGIs
  • PR
  • Content marketing

Sector expertise:

  • Cultural institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Professional services
  • Property
  • Sports and leisure
  • Technology

About change

Here’s Eric Ken Shinseki: “If you dislike change, you’re going to dislike irrelevance even more.” He’s right. The truth is that we must change even to stay where we are, let alone progress: the world is reinvented every single day.

And if there’s no choice but to face that or be left behind… then we say make something brilliant of it. Don’t just move with change, initiate it, make it work in your favour. Relish it.

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About the power of branding

Branding has the power to shape change.

But only if it is done properly.

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About choosing a branding agency

Cost effectiveness

Brands built from the bottom up. Thought through and carefully directed to address objectives. Speaking to what really matters for audiences. Contributed to and with buy-in from all of the people who have to live, breathe and sell it. These are the brands that thrive. All of this takes time.

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