Build is a design studio specialising in producing visual and brand identities and communications for design-led clients from professional studios in the heart of Walthamstow. It also runs an online outlet called (by) Build Shop selling prints and graphic design wares. Build's work has gained recognition from the industry awards D&AD and in 2012 ranked 23 in Design Week's 'Top 50 creative agencies in the UK'
"We are absolutely thrilled to win this years award. Waltham Forest is full of so many interesting businesses and more recently we’ve got to know many more great new faces. As a studio with international clients we love working in, and championing Walthamstow as a place to live and work, and hopefully it will encourage others to see the area as a great place to flourish."
Nicky Place, Business Director.
Nicky Place and her team were chosen by public vote from 6 category winners. The overall award winner was announced at a special evening held the William Morris Gallery on Friday evening (21st).
The category winners and full voting line up were as follows:
Start Up Business - Category Winner - Bestowed Kitchen
Creative Business - Category Winner - Build
Retail Business - Category Winner - It Does The Job
Professional Service - Category Winner - Leyton Sports Massage
Social Enterprise/Charity - Category Winner - Significant Seams
Food Business - Category Winner - Star of India Restaurant
The winners prize is:
- Sponsor - Printing.com Leytonstone - Business cards print package
- Sponsor - Ryman, The Stationers - Business gift vouchers
- Sponsor - To Market, marketing agency - 3 months' marketing support