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We offer strategy lead design solutions that help businesses improve brand image and stand out from the crowd.

We like to immerse ourselves in your world, find out what drives you, what makes you unique, as well as your market, your consumers, and competitors. That way, everything we create feels original.



“Intelligent visual communication is fundamental to our business; Nancy provides graphic representations that cuts through the noise and resonates with our regional cultures.


Her work is sensitive to Africa’s variety of landscapes and colloquialisms, yet cutting edge and innovative on an international level. We simply could not work without her contribution.”

Lydia Claire Halliday - Founder - LCH Consultancy

" thank you for the excellent work on our website once again. Your work has been exceptional from the concept design through the build stage and now when we need quick additions and amends to support important sales initiatives you react quickly. 


Been a pleasure working with Mums The Word. It's great to work with a design Agency that is very creative but also efficient and commercially aware as well."

Rob Kelly - CEO - Displayways



Nancy James is the founder of mums' the word, a creative director with over 20 years design and marketing experience she is at the helm of every brief.

mums' the word works with their clients needs in mind putting themselves in their shoes while adding some mums' the word creative flair. 

We care about what we create and we care about our clients always maintaining regular and transparent communication throughout every project.
We may be small but we are mighty. We like to think, we are brimming with ideas and we have the skill to bring them to life.


who we help.

We work with soloprenuers, start up businesses, and established organisations. 

Large or small, we take your vision and shape it into something which translates into a successful brand. It's not just about slick visuals - it's also about tone of voice, brand experience, core values and brand message. Get this right, and you're on your way to telling a great story that people will remember.

who we work with.

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"We have used mums the word for our external communications since launch – every project has been delivered on brief and on time and any amendments are always managed promptly. Nancy and her team now understand our brand implicitly and as such work on a myriad of projects including brochures, presentations,  branding and interior design.  Would highly recommend Mums the word  for any design project."

 Liz Jones, Founder - Conker - Marketing Executive Search and Talent Business



Do Feel like your brand could use improving but not sure where to start?

Or are you looking to build upon and grow your existing brand to create more impact? 


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