About you and me

Giving you clarity, confidence and pride in your brand, so you can elevate your business.

Immerse yourself in a fun and collaborative brand creation experience, with a healthy helping of brand strategy.

Hello

I'm Kate Pollitt, Brand Designer and Consultant, from the Ribble Valley. I'm passionate about empowering small business brands and the women who run them.

Thirty years in the industry and working with Design and Print Agencies from Accrington to Sydney, I've seen first hand the power of branding - it creates difference, adds value and connects you with the right people.

If a fun and collaborative brand identity creation experience, with a healthy helping of brand strategy, sounds likes your cup of tea, let's get the kettle on.

Hello

I'm Kate Pollitt, Brand Strategist and Stylist, from the Ribble Valley. I'm passionate about empowering small business brands and the women who run them.

Thirty years in the industry and working with Design and Print Agencies from Accrington to Sydney, I've seen first hand the power of branding - it creates difference, adds value and connects you with the right people.

If a fun and collaborative brand identity creation experience, with a healthy helping of brand strategy, sounds likes your cup of tea, let's get the kettle on.

You’re simply the best at what you do Kate and a total inspiration. Creativity, imagination and professionalism all rolled into one.

Joanne BrennandPeaks and Pods

We teach what we most need to learn – the story of my re-brand

In my early thirties, I dreamt of having a flexible work-life so I could start a family, and Kreate Graphics manifested in my back bedroom in May 2005. (Two months later I was pregnant – the Universe was clearly paying attention!)

In between naps and nappy changes, I worked with some amazing small businesses building their brands, and my skill set and business evolved.

Beavering away on clients’ brands, I paid scant attention to mine. Until, one day, I felt a twinge of resistance handing out a business card, and it hit me… I’d outgrown my brand identity.

My brand needed me to take time out for reflection, evaluation and reinvention and to get an objective point of view.

With outside help and their wonderful gifts of perspective and insight, I created a strong brand foundation which inspired a fresh and exciting identity, that tells the story of the evolved me.

Desire Branding is my brave new brand, which looks, feels and sounds so right and I love her.

The best bit… she connects me with my dream clients, and I then get to share this brand and confidence boosting experience with them.

I’d love to hear
your brand story

It's not all work, work, work

Everything I do is backed by Team Pollitt – my eternally patient husband and tell-it-like-it-is son. They’re my cheerleaders, sounding board, and favourite people to belly laugh and cry with.

We have a slight obsession with France, love a bit of kayaking, have gorge scrambled and lived to tell the tale, and are always up for a game of Rummikub.

In my quiet moments, you’ll find me on a hillside, a yoga mat, sneaking into the cinema alone, or with my nose in a good book (and a glass of wine of course).

More about Kate

Kate Pollitt is an award-winning business owner, brand strategist, designer and business coach, who has worked with hundreds of small businesses across three decades in the Design and Marketing Industry. She has worked for design and print agencies from Accrington to Sydney picking up a wealth of skills and expertise along the way.

For Kate’s full bio please visit her Linkedin Profile

Hot on the press

Kate cut her design teeth learning traditional artwork and pre-press techniques. She’s purchased and managed hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of print, and has long-standing trade print relationships.

Published writer

Kate’s client articles, press releases and ads have been published online, in magazines and newspapers throughout Lancashire and beyond. Her claims to fame are an IKEA recruitment ad and a 1990’s Ultraframe ad in the Radio Times.

Global presence

Although she now prefers to work with clients closer to home, Kate has attracted clients from Europe, Canada and the USA. In 1997, she set up and ran a pre-press art department for a leading print company in Sydney.

Mentor & Coach

Kate has shared her knowledge of branding and print-based marketing communications in lectures for post-graduate students at UCLan and MQC. She is en route to qualification as a life and business coach to further support her small business clients.