Design & brand consultancy
  • Design & brand consultancy

    Ideas FactoryNUA is where exciting creative ideas come to life. A creative consultancy within the University, Ideas FactoryNUA accepts commissions across all our course areas.

    Working with clients including BBC Look East, Norwich Airport, the Broads Landscape Authority and Aviva – as well as start-up businesses in need of creative thinking – recent projects have included fine art commissions, commercial film and animation projects, websites, graphics and games.

    For clients

    Working with Ideas FactoryNUA means an opportunity to work with fresh talent who can inject new ideas, design and thinking into your organisation. 

    Your creative team will be formed of NUA students, guided by staff who are all creative practitioners. It’s an opportunity to receive high quality creative work delivered by a professional team, while also giving NUA students a chance to experience the challenge of developing creative solutions to real problems. 

    For students

    Ideas FactoryNUA means a chance to work on live projects for real clients with the full support of the Ideas FactoryNUA team. You’ll be supported as you gain valuable real-world skills working to client briefs and deadlines, building your portfolio and helping to launch your creative career.

    Experts in creative solutions

    The areas listed below are some of those most commonly worked on within Ideas FactoryNUA but the team will consider any brief that can be answered with a creative solution.

    • Logo, logo type and branded collateral for brand identity
    • Packaging design
    • Graphic design
    • Design for publishing and print
    • Online communication, including website design
    • Games design including educational and revenue generating games for social media
    • Apps
    • 3D concept art, name generation

    Ideas FactoryNUA is usually a paid service. Project fees vary depending on the scope of work required. A full proposal, drawn up prior to commencement, will outline deliverables, timings and investment required.

    Work with us

    Speak with us to find out more about how you can work with Ideas Factory

    To find out more about the costs of working with Ideas Factory, please contact the Director of Innovation and Engagement


    Top 10 for
    Teaching Quality

    by the Times and Sunday Times 2022

    Top Two UK
    Creative Arts

    by The Complete University Guide 2023

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    the Year

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