The Design97® Story…
Our Journey starts back in 2018 when our founder, Joshua Powell, took the plunge and created Design97® after quitting his summer job. We started off with the aim to help startups, SMEs and students with their journey of entrepreneurship.
Since then, we have evolved and now providing our services to clients across the UK and even to one client who is based in Florida in the United States.
The Design97® Timeline
Our MD, Josh started studying Graphic Design as part of his GCSE years at High School
GCSE Results Day
Josh received an A* in his GCSE Graphic Design Coursework.
He also received an A in his GCSE Graphic Design Exam.
Overall Grade: A
After an unplanned year, Josh continue’s his Graphic Design Journey by enrolling in Graphic Design in Coleg Cambria, Wrexham. His development grew stronger and stronger over these 2 years winning 3 internal college competitions.
Josh comes 3rd in the Welsh National Wales Rally GB Design competition out of thousands of entrants across the whole of Wales.
Josh wins the Welsh National Eisteddfod. He won the ‘Bilingual Design’ in the 19-25 Age Category competing against thousands of people across Wales.
Josh wins the award for ‘Entrepreneurial Student of the Year’ at college.
Joshua achieved an A* in both his A-Level Graphic Design Exam and Coursework.
(He got 100% in both his A2 coursework and exam work)
Josh starts studying B.Sc (Hons) International Business at Loughborough University looking to specialise in Marketing, PR, Advertising and entrepreneurship.
The Start of Design97®
Josh quits his part time job and starts getting to work on the creation of Design97®
Josh applies for a UK Trademark to make the phrase ‘Design97’ a registered trademark and it is granted.
Josh launches Design97® and starts our business’ journey offering Graphic Design services with the aim of helping startups, SMEs and student entrepreneurs.
We start offering Copywriting services in a bid to help out businesses even more and use it to help ensure that clients can have optimised copy for their design work. Alternatively, we can provide copy too without the need for design
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Support
Design97® launches ‘The HelpHub Project’ designed to offer 10 hours worth of free service for local and small businesses to help them through the pandemic.
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