We’re ideas lead designers who specialise in Visual Communication and Marketing, with a passion for creativity.

Who we are

We’re a family run studio that loves what we do and our many years of experience has enabled us to answer the demands of today’s business. Working alongside our trade associates with who we have developed a strong relationship over the years, it enables us to produce a wide range of briefs for our clients.

Meet the team

Barry Hutchings

Barry Hutchings

Managing Director and Consultant

With over 40 years of experience in the design industry, Barry has a vast amount of knowledge in multiple design disciplines and has worked with clients such as Greater Manchester Transport, British Nuclear Fuels, United Utilities and Manchester United, just to name a few.

Barry gained his qualifications from Wigan Art College before becoming a part of Scene in 1977, working in Scene Publications creating all the design work for the monthly entertainment magazine, catering for a wide variety of clubs and venues in the North West.

Fiona Hutchings

Fiona Hutchings

Graphic Designer

Graduating from UCLan with a first-class honours degree in Graphic Design, Fiona gained experience working for design agencies around Manchester, working on corporate projects, before joining Scene.

Since joining the business, Fiona has been involved in a variety of work, communicating with clients and utilising her skills in website design and graphic design for different project briefs. Fiona also works collaboratively with our trade associates producing a wide range of high-quality design solutions.


“Absolutely fantastic work producing my artist website. They created a portfolio website for me and kept me updated all the way through the process. Design is sleek, polished and highly personal to my needs. The turnaround of work has been very fast and regular zoom calls have proved valuable when building the site. Highly recommended.” 

Phil Waterworth


“I’ve always found the quality of work done for Millbrook Caravan Park has been above expectations. Recently, in the rush to re-open after lockdown, we required a number of different flyers, posters, and information leaflets. All were produced quickly, yet to the usual high standard.”

Rodney Bedford

Partner, Millbrook Caravan Park

“Thank you for the fantastic work that you did with our signage. They’re all up now and they look fabulous. Everything is in proportion and we’re all made up with them. 

Great job 👏”

Shane Wilson

Founder & Director, Vale of Wigan Ltd

Our approach

With clients big or small, our approach has always been the same. We are problem solvers, providing successful design solutions for businesses.

With our professional opinion, we guide our clients throughout each stage of the project. From the initial research stages to the final proofs, communication with the client ensures we keep the project within budget and within the target market specified. Most importantly we want to help build a business by providing creative solutions.

Work with us

We are experienced, dedicated designers who will go the extra mile to make sure all projects are up to the highest standards and finished within a client’s specified timeframe.  We believe as well as creating great design, customer satisfaction is just as imperative. We cover multiple areas of Graphic Design, from branding, brochures, and flyers to more digital-based marketing such as online ads and social media campaigns.

Find out how we can help your business. If you have a project in mind that you would like to discuss, please get in touch.