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I'm Sophie, aspirer, designer, boy mum, wife and entrepreneur. I'm passionate, motivated and most importantly I'm here to help you grow your creative business with visuals that uplevel & sell. 

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Brand and Website design for home & lifestyle brands!

branding // websites // lifestyle // home

I do hope that you will like it around here! Within my blog you will find lots of helpful advice with branding from me, a branding expert - but also from someone who has a real interest in you & your home/lifestyle brand!

I’m really excited to share with you a full visual identity and packaging design for a Kentucky coffee shop. The brief was a relaxed, modern vibe but with an antiqued persona to add a touch of class and elegance to the brand. The logo design spec was to include a sofa for the ‘relaxed’ feel […]


Coffee house brand launch

Blog post on the rebrand of Kentucky coffee house by Sophie Ellis Design

Eeeek, you’ve SO many deadlines and your creative business feels like it is utter chaos and you’re really struggling to know what to do? Am I right? Well, I think that you need to add some time management into your creative business to ensure that you can focus your time appropriately. More time spent effectively […]

Branding, Websites

How to manage time effectively in your creative business

Blog on how to time manage effectively

I can safely say that I absolutely adore this brand launch for Antanina of Karina Boutique. Antanina came to me wanting to completely transform her boutique business. We initially started with a brand strategy session where we discussed Antanina’s ultimate goals and 5 year plan for Karina Boutique. Antanina initially told me she wanted a […]


Brand Launch for Karina Boutique

Visual identity for Karina Boutique

A full brand launch for The Antiques Barn. A full visual identity and logo design including bespoke illustration by Sophie Ellis Design.


Brand Launch for The Antiques Barn

I’m really excited about this brand launch for luxury homewares brand Leyora Home after working with owner, Charlie for nine months. Initially Charlie came to me because she wanted a bespoke illustration to transform her candle making business. However, after some careful thought she realised that she needed more than just a bespoke illustration; she […]


Brand launch for homewares brand

Leyora Home full rebrand with Sophie Ellis Design

Full rebrand and logo design for Natalie Lucy, fine art wedding photographer.


Brand launch for fine art wedding photographer

1: Are you messing around with FARRRR too many fonts and colour palettes? This is a sure fire way to confuse your audience because you aren’t being consistent with your visual aesthetic. Not only does it not look professional but it also doesn’t allow your audience to fully understand you as a personal brand.  Imagine […]


Are you causing audience confusion?

Top 3 tips on how to stop confusing your audience

A super happy launch day to Wildflower & Willow floristry on her full visual identity and her website design. Owner and floral designer Kelly has been in business for a couple of years; recently going full time and ditching the 9-5. Kelly was happy with her current branding but she felt that it lacked something […]

Branding, Websites

Brand Launch – Wildflower and Willow Floristry

secondary logo design

Within this blog I’m going to give you 5 tips on how to communicate with your brand designer. Why? Because both you and I (or your brand designer) will love it if everything runs as smoothly as possible. 1: Find out their prefered method of communication If you don’t know already, find out how to […]

Branding, Websites

5 tips on how to communicate with your brand designer

This feels really amazing to say (as it has been a long journey for Lorien at Opulence by Storeybook Cakes). Loriens full rebrand and website launch was paused due to covid and an exceptionally busy year but we have now launched her website and rebrand and I am so excited to show you. Lorien wanted […]

Branding, Websites

Full rebrand and website launch for Opulence by Storeybook Cakes