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Our studio

Graphic and digital designer

A simple approach

Our aims are straightforward as a graphic and web design studio. We want to listen to you, to understand the challenges you might be facing and come up with the creative ideas that will support your needs. Above all, we want to take your project beyond the brief.

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The team

Creative Director and Graphic Designer
Creative Director

Sarah Robertson

With 18 years’ experience in design and marketing, Sarah’s role involves steering the creative direction of projects and ensuring that they’re delivered on time and within budget.

Having worked both client and agency side, she’s experienced the design process from both perspectives, giving her a firm grounding in project management and delivery.

Over the years Sarah has worked with a range of clients including Music in Hospitals & Care, National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa and Unique Venues of Edinburgh.

When Sarah’s not in the studio she can be found in a book, in her journal or in the kitchen baking or cooking with the littlest member of the team.

Digital Director and Website Designer
Digital Director

Jonathan Smith

More than 15 years in digital media, including web design, motion graphics and online video has led to Jonathan working with clients on a variety of creative projects.

As well as being responsible for ensuring designs are faithfully converted into accessible and usable websites, he takes the lead on digital design projects, delivers training and oversees long-term support contracts.

Jonathan works closely with Glasgow School of Art, Scottish Borders Council and his clients from previous roles include the National Trust and Great Yorkshire Show.

Maintaining the balance between home and work life isn’t easy but Jonathan somehow manages to juggle family, travel and studio time.

About IfLooksCouldKill, graphic and digital designers

A brief history

We’ve collaborated on projects together for over a decade and have more than 30 years’ experience between us. That’s a whole lot of design and digital know-how.

We’re incredibly proud of the connections we’ve made and believe that great work is built on strong relationships. Clients return to us time and again and many have been with us since day one.

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Our clients

We have a reputation for supporting clients within the cultural, hospitality and tourism sectors and are incredibly passionate about working with start-ups, SMEs and charities. Here are just a few of the brands we’ve supported over the years.

  • Association of English Cathedrals
  • Children & Young People’s Commissioner Scotland
  • Croft Carbon College
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • Minster Quarter
  • Music in Hospitals & Care
  • Old Bank Hotel
  • Old Parsonage Hotel
  • Return to the Ridings
  • Scottish Borders Council
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
  • The University of Edinburgh

Our services

Be it a logo, annual report, mobile application or eCommerce website, we’ve got you covered.

We also offer a range of complementary services to help enhance your brand and strengthen your business.

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