Our company

Design Eclectic was formed in 2001 by Joanne Somerville and Duncan Kerr who used their combined experience and contacts to set up a different kind of design, web and marketing agency.

We deliberately choose not to have in-house account managers or designers. Instead, we retain freelance creatives and project managers, all experienced professionals, who prefer to work unhampered by traditional agency restraints.


We are determined to provide the type of approachable, flexible and cost-effective service not always available from bigger graphic design, web and marketing agencies.

We're committed to providing value for money and our set-up gives our clients the best of both worlds. Continually fresh creativity and originality, combined with unbelievable turnaround times and precision project management at a fair and reasonable price.


We're passionate about providing the very best creative solutions to deliver measurable results for our clients.

Many creative people feel restricted within the confines of a traditional agency which ultimately has a detrimental effect on their work, however, working freelance can also cause them problems. Our setup allows the creative team to concentrate solely on what they are best at with the freedom to work how, and when they want which results in consistently fresh and innovative work.

Why we what we do

We're not going to lie, we've been doing this for a while now but that hasn't dented our enthusiasm or determination. We are definitely not the stereotypical marketing, web or design agency, that's just not our style. We don't use trendy buzz words, we won't use technical jargon and we're not interested in awards or industry plaudits for our work. We just love the challenge of providing innovative marketing that delivers real results for our clients and we're almost obsessive (in a good way) about doing this quickly and efficiently with no messing about!

So just who are Design Eclectic?

We are a small and dedicated team, all experts in our many chosen fields, spanning not just the whole of the UK but further afield as well. The head honchos at Design Eclectic are still our original founding partners, Joanne Somerville and Duncan Kerr, both as passionate today about providing the highest levels of creativity combined with value for money as they were all those years ago when they set off on this adventure!

Joanne Somerville

Joanne Somerville

Managing Partner, Design Eclectic

Joanne runs the show here at Design Eclectic working with both the creative team and our project managers. She also acts as the principal point of contact for clients to ensure optimum project and budgetary control. With years of practical experience both as client and agency she is actively involved in all aspects of client work and ensures that Design Eclectic fully understand and deliver to client requirements.

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Duncan Kerr

Duncan Kerr

Creative Partner, Design Eclectic

Duncan leads the creative team which boasts only the very best creative specialists including graphic designers, web developers, photographers, stand designers, illustrators and copywriters. All our creatives are seasoned industry professionals who have worked for clients such as BMW, BMW (Mini), Microsoft, Renault, Ben Sherman, Diesel, Sky Sports, Ellesse, Lacoste, Kickers and Nestle to name but a few!

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Got a question ?

If you have any questions, want to change your agency or would like a quote on any of your specific marketing, web or graphic design requirements, we'd love to hear from you. Go on, why not talk to us about your next marketing or graphic design project today.

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