The Big Idea

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We’re a team of creatives based in Nottingham who want to work with you to make your business better. We’ve got a very specific skill set, bucket-loads of experience and a healthy dollop of enthusiasm. If that sounds like what you’re after then get in touch or take a look at our BIG range of services


Our design work is as unique and individual as our clients. From high-end newsletter layouts and brochures for start-up businesses, through to fully integrated design strategies for larger organisations. We’ll create a suite of marketing material that will make your business shine and show your customers exactly what you can do. Consistent, professional and effective.


Kirsty Marshall – Clinical Programme Manager at Pennine Care NHS


We create beautiful sites featuring unique designs individually tailored to your requirements. All our sites are fully responsive across mobiles, tablets and monitors. Plus we offer a fully integrated hosting and maintenance platform so that, once built, your site can really shine!

“The board of Directors are over the moon – our new website is fantastic!” 

Sarah Habermass – Strategy Manager at Think Children


We help businesses just like yours develop powerful brand strategies by gaining a clear understanding of what they do, where they come from and where they want to be. Ready to get started? Here’s our first question: what makes your organisation unique?

“Another fine piece of work from the team at the Big idea ltd – thanks!”

Darren McClure – Director at MADe Social


We offer full in-house illustration which can be used as part of a video campaign or as stand-alone artwork to compliment an ongoing campaign. Dan’s illustrations have been used by the NHS, Children’s Cancer and Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia Group, Derbyshire County Council, the British Heart Foundation and many, many more.


A moving image will grab attention and help your organisation stand out in a creative way. They can promote your company, educate users or raise awareness. Different, memorable and innovative; video has the power to engage an audience. We offer full in-house illustration which can be used as part of a video campaign. Our illustrations have been used by The British Heart foundation, Marlow Proactive, Derbyshire County Council and the NHS.


We were formed from a social enterprise, and the moral philosophy of that state still runs strongly through our company ethos. The concept of working with our partners isn’t just a vague ideal, it is part of our foundation. Our experience on both sides of the table means that we have a fundamental understanding of true partnership, which forms our ‘Working Together’ policy.

This means we offer:
• A working relationship based on consistent, scheduled communication
• Supportive partnership
• Open source build where possible
• Automatic intellectual property rights transfer


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