We Aim To Deliver Exceptional Branding Designs.

Sandpaper is a boutique creative agency based in Dubai, UAE. Specialising in advertising, branding, design and digital, we have a reputation for effective and distinctive design solutions and have experience working with companies from various industry. Our team has a wealth of experience working on major global brands and with smaller / start up businesses in the UK and GCC region. We are a dedicated team of creatives who remain true to our craft.

 
$5,000+
 
$100 - $149 / hr
 
2 - 9
 Founded
2007
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
headquarters
  • 10th Floor, Office 1003, HDS Towers, Jumeirah Lake Towers
    Dubai 00971
    United Arab Emirates

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Gems Education International Schools Partnership Summertown Interiors Kent College Dubai (MHK Group)  

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Image

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

Description

1# Annual Report design and copywriting. Das Crude (new blend of crude from the Das field) design of all marcoms for international markets. New


2# Brand Guidelines

Brand guidelines for their HSE divisions. Uniform design and brand guidelines for ADNOC’s subsidiary companies. Project included application of international best practices.ADNOC Distribution required corporate guidelines

(manual) to include a comprehensive set of new designs and standards for their uniforms. The scope of work involved conducting surveys with the various ADNOC subsidiaries to information for each stakeholder’s section. Each section required research and re-design with the final approved uniforms being updated and detailed in the guidelines. Project Details

 

2#Project safety awareness cartoon videos 

10 x animated safety cartoons, featuring ‘Falco’ their mascot for external communications Sandpaper working with Adnoc Health and Safety Dept created, storyboarded and managed production of all animation cartoons.

 

3#Project Highlights- S

Challenges

Data collection from all their subsidiary divisions

Solutions

Over 2 week period we scheduled meetings with senior managers at all their subsidiary divisions. 

Impact

They now have corporate guidelines that bring them up to international 'best practice' standards. The level of detail was modeled on BP and Shell's standards.

Gems Wellington School’s Collateral Designs Image

Gems Wellington School’s Collateral Designs

Description

Gems Wellington School’s Collateral Designs

Kent College Dubai Website Image

Kent College Dubai Website

Kent College Dubai Website Development Project

Description

Emirates Airline aeroplane fleet from 1985-present day. Historical animated video clip showing the evolution of their aircraft fleet.

Impact

Emirates Airline aeroplane fleet from 1985-present day. Historical animated video clip showing the evolution of their aircraft fleet.

British Tourist Board Brochure Design. Image

British Tourist Board Brochure Design.

Description

British Tourist Board Brochure Design.


Creative design for brochure layout. Creative copywriting skills for this brochure. Sandpaper provided ongoing design and marketing support for planned events across Middle East, Far East, China and Australia. Event collateral, brochures (including content development).

Project Details

  • Client Name : Visit Britain- International Office
based in UAE
  • URL : http://www.visitbritain.com/en/AE/
  • Categories : Collateral design
  • Challenges

    Incorporating Arabic and English.


    Communicating facts and figures in an easy to read creative layout.

    Copywriting in English so it will translate well into into Arabic.

    Solutions

    Creating a suite of infographics to be used for this project and future British Tourism Board corporate communications.

    Impact

    We have been asked to increase the volume of printed copies. Several print-runs have been requested over 12 mths for their various exhibitions and conferences they attend.

    Summertown Sustainability Report Image

    Summertown Sustainability Report

    Description

    Sustainability Report

    Annual Sustainability Report 2017-18 Work covered Design, photography (art direction), copywriting.


    Project Details

    • Client Name : Summertown Interiors LLC.
    • URL : 
    https://www.summertown.ae/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2017-18-Summertown-Sustainability-Report-low-res.pdf
  • Categories : Design, photography (art direction), copywriting.
  • Challenges

    Creating a strong 'house' style that can be used for a few years to show consistency.

     

    Solutions

    Created a suite/collection of bespoke icons and symbols for summertown that are distinctive from other company's giving them a unique look.

    Impact

    The impact is only known from the perspective that the client contact was satisfied with the results and commissioned Sandpaper to do their next year's report.