Hawk & Handsaw



Hawk & Handsaw are a creative agency delivering beautiful, thoughtful and effective design.

James Taylor - Creative Director of Hawk & Handsaw

James Taylor


James’ award-winning skills have been employed at leading agencies such as Brandopus, Pearlfisher and Bloom before founding Hawk & Handsaw. His specialties in branding and identity as well as premium food & drink has led to him to work with clients such as Johnnie Walker, Pernod Ricard, Twinings & Cadbury.

Can usually be found scribbling for ‘just one more idea’.

Stephen Douglas - Managing Director Hawk & Handsaw

Stephen Douglas


Stephen graduated from Norwich Art School before working at Creative Interpartners and FTI Consulting. With over a decade working for clients such as Glaxo Smith Kline, TATA Global Beverages, Ford and Carlson Rezidor Stephen has become a leading designer in corporate and business branding. 

His ability and history of innvovating in multiple disciplines ensure Hawk & Handsaw can deliver solid and engaging work in any sector. 

H&H Pot Plant


Formed in 2014, we set out to combine our 25+ years of experience in the design industry to create a simpler, more direct studio. We specialise in property, corporate and consumer branding.

Our diverse design experience and client base of startups to multinationals demands a bespoke approach to every piece of work we undertake, and a strong commercial mindset that allows us to push the potential in every project.



Beautiful – Thoughtful – Effective

Design is the process of finding unique and purposeful ideas, and we believe that any piece of design must be beautiful, but also thoughtful to make it truly effective.

Therefore, a close partnership with our clients lies at the heart of our philosophy – to get to the creative core of each project we’ll work with you to define your unique proposition within a world filled with noise.