Welcome | 1721 Studio

What We Do

Your creative needs, handled with care

  • Brand Development

    Brand is everything.
    1721 Studio will work closely with you to understand and enhance your businesses brand and identity. We’ll build on and evolve everything around this both online and offline for now and the future.

  • Web Experiences + Content Design

    In-touch with your audience.
    1721 Studio will design and manage a build that is not only outstanding in design, but also browser and device friendly.

  • Digital + Print Marketing

    Building your campaign.
    1721 Studio believe in the power of ideas and that a campaign is built on the media that supports it.

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Change Perspective

Different view, same experience

  • Mobile
  • Tablet
  • Laptop
  • Desktop

From iOS to Android, Chrome to Edge, blissful user experience is essential.

We know what works. A positive first impression, followed by super smooth interactions that continue to enhance the brand experience for your customers.

Creating Success

Beautiful branding, happy clients

  • Astute
  • Marcus Webb
  • Twisted Pair
  • Executives in Sport
  • Volenti
  • Essex Boot Camp
  • Indian Runner

The Team

Small, but perfectly formed

  • Neil Vonk

    Neil Vonk

    Creative Director & Founder

    Neil is our Mr Brand. From start-ups to established global brands, Neil has developed and evolved successful brands for a unique mix of clients. Neil runs our Portsmouth studio on the South Coast of England.

  • MIchael Grinstead

    MIchael Grinstead

    Digital Director

    Michael has joined 1721 to take on the role of Digital Director. When he isn't wrangling troublesome pixels he can be found working as a retained Firefighter.

  • Chris Marsh

    Chris Marsh

    Creative Director

    Chris is our creative chief. With loads of experience in London's creative agencies, he’s currently developing our sister studio in Bristol. Big, clever, crafted concepts are his bread and butter.

  • Griff


    Creative Man

    Griff was 1721's first employee. His passion is designing creative and engaging solutions that build conversations, while transforming ordinary stuff into extraordinary things.

  • Emily Woffindin

    Emily Woffindin

    Creative Cub

    Emily is 1721's first apprentice. She joined us in November 2016 and has quickly established herself as a member of the team, diving straight into the creative hustle and live briefs. She is also our resident cat aficionado.


Stay up to date with all things 1721

  • 1721 Studio is recruiting

    Graphic Designer: 22 – 25k DOE The Company We are a small company and you’ll work with some great clients from the start. We’re looking…

  • Tired of home distractions?

      1721 Studio is looking for a freelancer to join our newly refurbished studio. Currently harbouring 3 other designers, we are a fast growing creative…

  • Emily Woffindin – An Apprentice Diary

    The beginnings As a part of my apprenticeship I was specifically asked to create a blog about my workplace and to describe a typical day in the life at…

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