System Studio design London

We partner with visionary brands to make multi-disciplinary work that enhances culture and commerce.

Services

Design

Our culture-changing design stems from the passion and personal commitment of our founding partners, who also happen to be the designers working on our shop floor.

  • Packaging
  • Print and Editorial
  • Wayfinding
  • Exhibitions

Strategy

Our broad, multi-sector experience has given us the cultural insight and business understanding to take brands to the next level.

  • Brand Strategy
  • Communication Strategy
  • Creative Programming

Branding

We’ll capture your uniqueness with strong, standout identity design and roll it out to reach your desired audiences.

  • Brand Identity
  • Graphic Design

Digital

We create an end-to-end experience for your customers, considering each and every touchpoint for your brand. From web design and development to UX, App design to content creation, we’ll ensure a meaningful experience infused with your brand identity.

  • Content
  • Website design and development
  • User interface / User Experience
  • App design

Art Direction

We seamlessly and naturally translate identities into all aspects of  photo and video content, to ensure your brand's look and feel remains coherent whatever the media.

Selected clients


Process

Service partnership

We regard ourselves as partners to the brands with whom we work – attentive and committed to the client's business and our relationship as well as to the output we create together. Equally happy working collaboratively, we are just as invested in a project we contribute to as to one which we lead.


Strategic understanding

For each brief, we work rigorously to understand our client's business, brand and ambition, as well as their audience's needs and desires. This creates a principled strategic foundation for exceptional creative work that advances both business and culture.


Team assembly

Our studio is compact by design, but we augment our core creative and technical team with the trusted expert collaborators needed for each particular brief. From developers to directors, producers to writers, the careful composition of each team relates precisely to what's required.


Principled design

Our intention is always to create improvement through design: better experience, clearer understanding, richer connection, cultural evolution. Rooted in modernist principles but never backward looking; we dispense with the decorative in pursuit of finely balanced form and function.


People

Our founders are involved in every project and work directly with clients. This approach affords us great flexibility: for each project, we assemble the exact team required, drawing on talented, trusted collaborators from a vast array of disciplines.


Peter Kapos
Partner and Strategic Director

Peter is the mind behind the strategic work we do for Systems Studio's clients. His background in fine art, cultural studies and art history informs how he uncovers unique insights for each and every one of our clients. Alongside his strategic creative direction working closely with the business, Peter writes, curates and teaches. He’s also one of the world's foremost collectors and authorities on the work of iconic designer, Dieter Rams.

Giorgio Del Buono
Partner and Design Director

Giorgio has created much-admired work for culture-based clients and renowned consumer brands: Tate, Design Museum, Herzog & de Meuron, Moleskine and John Lewis. His classical training and passion for the principles of Swiss School design are influences he brings to the table for our clients, creating meticulously considered and finely-crafted solutions time-and-time again. Giorgio’s practice in typography design, commended by the International Society of Typographic Designers, is a rare offering that we’re able to bring to our clients. Utilising his remarkable attentiveness to form and function, he is able to create innovative design answers to every brief.

Michal Polak
Partner and Design Director

Michal’s notable design brings clarity and restraint to the solutions we craft for our clients. His technical and systematically minded approach elevates user experience to an art form. Whether creating wayfinding, typography or interface, Michal draws solutions equally based in logic and intuition to connect with our client audiences. Prior to co-founding Systems Studio, Michal delivered major projects for Tate Modern, Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, and Hong Kong's M+ Museum. He is also a musician, photographer, and Systems Studio's resident technophile.

 

Studio

Our studio is an adaptable space where we both create and produce our designs. If your business has a need for high-quality assets to take to execution, we can see them through from concept, to art direction and production. From photoshoots to film shoots, website photography to content creation, our studio is an agile working space that can deliver high-quality imagery and video.

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