Monday, August 5, 2019
A great brief came through to our Capture team recently: produce
product photography for a children’s storage range that showcased their
fantastically playful product, making sure the imagery was perfect for their e-commerce
site, social sites and any print media. Our client was eager to push their online
business forward with our professional imagery.
Our in-house stylists designed a playroom in complementary
soft pastel shades with key props to support the lifestyle feel. Our photography team continued the soft,
tactile art direction with natural lighting whilst throwing the background out
of focus drawing the eye to the hero product.
To control costs the team utilised an existing room set in our
studio, and with a nifty lick of paint and crafty reconfiguration we gave our
client a bespoke look at a budget friendly price. Our team also delivered supporting product cut
outs on white creating additional content for marketing. It was also a pleasure to have the clients on
set to bag a couple of social media shots for future release.
The results are a range of images that capture the relaxed
and fun nature of the product. With a
second brief under discussion the team can’t wait to work with Potwells again. To see more of our Capture studio’s work visit our portfolio page or have an informal chat with the studio on 01274610600.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Last year we saw this trend coming… and for our clients who have a stylish, trend led eye we’ve been able to feature elements of Terrazzo textures and replicate the playful tones with shades through wall colours, props and surfaces.
Our favourite terrazzo sample at the office inspired our own Creative Meeting Room and influenced one of our latest photography shots. We used the soft and playful mixed hues for a fresh and distinctive set design, mixing greens and pinks.
Here the custom table features a more muted terrazzo which is made from recycled materials. This is another draw to using the sustainable surface, a key value to the Set Visions design team.
There’s plenty of amazing terrazzo worktops and in recent design shows we’ve seen some stunning kitchens showing off with it. Here we used a matt pastel kitchen fascia for that cool contemporary look.
Fabrics and colour palette We have seen plenty coming through in the last year with terrazzo pattern prints on fabric now. Here we upholstered a foot stool with the print.
When working with the terrazzo of choice it’s a good idea to try paint samples and fabric samples out against the texture to see how the colours work as a group. Here we demonstrated balance and tone though texture and composition.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
to join our fab team based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Full time and on a permanent basis. Senior Photographer/Studio Manager requiredWe currently have an opportunity for a You will also be responsible for organising, overseeing and delivering all of the creative content that is produced as well as having a strong commercial photography portfolio to boot.
You will help our creative Photography team produce high-quality content. You will ensure that the creative workflow and implementation processes are running smoothly whilst also maintaining and reporting on departmental data and to change work processes as and when it's required.
The role is client facing and you will be responsible for quotations and scheduling.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
design trends are our stylist’s obsession. Design conscious brands are keen to take advantage of our in-house
service to create visual content which builds upon their existing brand
identity. As a visual content agency,
Set Visions’ trend direction, alongside client brand guidelines, is key to
producing imaginative photography that satisfies both our client and creative
teams. Result: three distinct looks
showcasing the different ranges giving exceptional identity to each product.
Capture, our photography studio, were selected to produce editorial images to promote Frontline’s product launches, supplying content for brochure and website. Frontline took advantage of the multiple services Set Visions offer, keeping their hand in CGI whilst commissioning the Capture team for their latest project.
Our set designers planned the room sets to be flexible, to
accommodate shots of multiple variants of shower screens, furniture and baths
at various angles. Cost saving strategies
are at the forefront of our production ethos, ensuring high quality photography
is also value for money. Supporting
detail shots help to build customer confidence in the product and also highlight
the quality and finish.
To discuss how our Captuture team can help develop your band
identity and product photography contact the team or visit capture.setvisions.co.uk.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Long gone the days of pink for girls and blue for boys, shades of dusk pink are hotter than ever, seen in both commercial and residential interiors everywhere. It’s a versatile tone to compliment other colours beautifully making it a great colour to work with.
We’ve collated some of our latest work where shades of dusk pink have brought the interiors to life.
Block colour and FabricsOn this conceptual product shot we used flashes of dusk pink alongside coral to really make the free-standing baths stand out. Not only does the colour make this shot look great it also gives inspiration to the consumer for their own bathroom colour palette.
Dull office spaces no more. Shades of grey, pink and mauve give this work space a contemporary edge. These colours compliment the soft edges and fabrics used making the space inviting yet maintaining a professional feel.
Go soft or dusky pinkStatement moody dusk pink tiles are the key design feature in this hotel suite turning a simple dividing wall into a design feature. As well as having aesthetic properties this design also gives an identity to the hotel making it unique.
With the Scandi trend still going strong seeing dusk pink sits hand in hand with this trend both creating a soft, calming environment. White painted walls, light oak flooring and furniture, hints of grey all finished off by subtle tones of the soft pink elements.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Are you a passionate Photography Studio Manager looking for the next challenge in your career? Set Visions photography studio Capture, boast a fantastic client base, great team culture and offers a competitive salary of up to £30k for the Studio Manager position.
Essential skills and experience:
-Organising, overseeing and delivering all the creative content
-Client facing and management
-Quotations and scheduling
- Exceptional studio photography portfolio
- Experience of having worked within a large production photography studio at a senior level
- Experience working within a creative and deadline driven environment
- Exceptional organisational skills with a systematic and logical approach
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to utilise management systems to accurately assess workflow
If you feel that you have the skills to become our Photography Studio Manager and are looking to further enhance and develop your creative career in a managerial position then please email your CV with portfolio to email@example.com.
Due to the volume of applications we will only contact successful applicants.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
2019 bounds in with a full force of design shows – and our eager creative eyes are busily absorbing the highlights and trend forecasting insights coming from shows such as; IMM Cologne, Stockholm Design Week, Maison & Object. All helping fuel our passion to keep our images up to date, on trend and advising our clients on what’s hot for the year ahead in the world of design.
Nina, our Head of Creative, also attends key shows such as the Surface Design Show in London. This enables us to create engaging, trend led images and video content for our clients and also strengthens our consultation services where Nina is able to advise and direct your brand’s visual identity.
With plenty of perceptive lectures about design innovations, 2020 trend insights and the latest colours and textures to work with. Some amazing emerging techniques, brands and young ingenious designers creating cool textures from recyclable/recycled materials - something that’s in the forefront of design for our future: Sustainability and Style.
Here’s a few of Nina’s favourite materials and colour combinations from the show. Very exciting to see how we will incorporate these in to future interior design projects!
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Will this be the year you ditch the grey daze you are in? Finally inject some colour and pattern in to your home? Freshen up for the springtime ahead with some of our top colour injections and inspirations for every room in your home.
With fabric and paint choices, to colour blocking patterns on walls, have a little fun with these muted pastel hues, then contrast with a little zingy number!
Playful and family friendly
Colour pop perfection with soft furnishings as the central colour injection. Try using bold solid shades on soft furnishings, not only with your sofas and chairs but why not try more colour with your blinds or curtains?
We want to see more playful tones in the home in unsuspecting places. Kitchens tend to be play it safe spaces, but why not paint your kitchen walls in fun family friendly shades to add a little character?
Go bold or be tonal
Bathroom designs became mundane and generic over the last year. However, we have seen a strong Memphis design resurgence with bold pattern walls and prints coming back through across design fields.
Try a tonal selection of colours if the thought of bold colour pops is too much. Try working lighter and darker shades together with subtle more sleek colour contrasts such as this pink sofa. Pattern also adds that little extra umph on the blinds!
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Creating your own
original marketing content is key to establishing brand identity, increasing
your Google ranking and more importantly, keeping ahead of your competitors.
A recent project with a leading mattress
designer saw our client take advantage of our Capture studio, banking multiple
studio shots that can be used across social media, marketing and print ranging
from room set, product shots and relaxed, lifestyle photography.
Our in-house design team designed a set to fit with their
brand identity – contemporary and unique. The Scandi trend works perfectly for
the crisp imagery, with the art direction being key to the photography style. We’ve been working with Otty for
several years now, helping to develop their signature brand look as their
product offerings and market share increases.
The latest portfolio release is a result of a great
cost-effective service - one room set that can be utilised for different shots -
each with their own social media message. Long gone are the days of slap dash phone
pictures, as investing in imagery is an investment in your brand. To keep costs down our post production team
retouched key shots whilst our client ‘banked’ the full catalogue of shots
ready to be used at a later date.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Feature walls are back. Gone are the days of eye watering wall paper as 2018 sees textures making a key design statement, especially in the kitchen. The technical development of materials means marbles are more cost effective and laminates are more durable to extend the variety of offerings in the market. Our advice: expand your comfort zone, be experimental and be unique!
Create textureBelow, we used the contrasting marble worktop as an extended splash back which returns giving a high-level shelf. This creates a strong seamless look allowing the natural marbling to be the design statement.
What’s your brickwork like? Sometimes the best design pieces are the ones you already have. Here we used exposed brick accompanied by contemporary textured wall paper. Create contrast!
Modern classicsWood panelling has consistently stood the test of time when it comes to kitchen wall finishes. Here, tongue and groove panelling painted a rich, deep blue compliments the kitchen, yet still stands out as a feature wall.
If budget is a constraint or perhaps you want something a little more subtle, tiles are a tremendous way to create a feature wall. For a contemporary touch have a play with the layout. Here we ran the tiles up to the wall cabinetry in a 45 degree herringbone pattern.