I work collaboratively with small businesses and solopreneurs, developing considered and distinctive visual strategies to build brands and effectively communicate their services and work.

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The Utility Studio is principally the work of me, Frances O’Reilly.

I‘m an independent, multidisciplinary designer who’s been developing brands and creating websites since the last century (whoah, how old?). I have worked with both big and boutique companies and experienced a wealth of trends and innovations evolve the way in which we communicate.

What’s never changed is the impact considered design has on successfully connecting an audience with a product or service.

I currently offer two separate services, one being bespoke branding and website design, the other being website training - so that individuals may learn how to create beautiful and easy-to-update websites themselves.

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I pair well with…

Photographers, illustrators, developers, bloggers, videographers, copywriters, social media managers, and white wine drinkers

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