Design support for boutique hotels

Since April 2016 I have been working with Stay Original Company the owners of a portfolio of special boutique hotels and inns around the South West.

"local character + authentic style + serious service
+ great food + glorious drinks = Stay Original"

The company were looking for overall graphic design support for their hotels which most importantly meant a quick turnaround on promotional posters, table talkers and menu updates. The challenge with the posters is to keep the designs simple but eye catching. The brief was to avoid a corporate or branded look, so all the poster illustrations are hand drawn to give them a trendy, rough edge which conveys a 'made in-house' feeling.


I work directly with many key members of the teams to update their menus and wine lists, create staff handbooks, newsletter graphics, editorial adverts, window graphics and much more....

Stay Original's graphic design requirements have included:

  • Logo design
  • Menu updating & layout design
  • Drinks & wine list design
  • Business card design
  • Poster design
  • Advert design
  • Brochure design
  • Leaflet design
  • Staff handbooks
  • Presentation folders
  • Newsletter graphics
  • Point of sale graphics

Rob Greacen's Testimonial

"Emma has been a pleasure to work with - she is quick and responsive which is critical for us. She is an excellent designer and has a very fresh and efficient way of presenting her ideas so that they always appear a simple and logical choice.


It's always very clear that she cares about her work and her relationship with us, taking deadlines very seriously and doing her best to give us what we need when we need it."


Rob Greacen | Managing Director | Stay Original Company | 2016

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