Who are Grieves Design?


Graphic designers based in the North East, established in March 2013 by Washington based graphic designer Gavin Grieves.

Gavin graduated from the City of Sunderland University in July 2000 with a BA(hons) Degree in Information Design. Prior to that Gavin attended Lord Lawson of Beamish School and Sixth From in Birtley, County Durham where his passion for graphic design began.

Gavin's brother Liam, followed in the same footstep and shares the same passion for graphic design also has a freelance design roll at Grieves Design.

Industry Experience

Starting as a Mac Operator in the education sector right out of Uni , Gavin was promoted to graphic designer within 12 months and handed the responsibility of managing a small Design & Print Studio in County Durham. During the next 3 years Gavin did freelance work for companies such as NatWest and Woolworths, Birtley Town FC and Kenton School.

In August 2005 Gavin became the graphic designer at Kenton School in Newcastle upon Tyne, the fifth largest secondary school in the UK. 3 years later he landed an in-house roll at Newcastle United where he was the graphic designer for retail.

Gavin spent 5 very creative years working for NUFC designing material for marketing, memberships, hospitality, box office, foundation but mainly for retail and the club's stores and online shop. He worked with companies such as Adidas, Puma, Northern Rock and Virgin Money and established good relationships with many printers and marketing companies in Newcastle upon Tyne and the North East region.

Grieves Design

In March 2013 Gavin made the decision to take his freelance work to the next level with his brother Liam and Grieves Design was established. Targeting small to medium business without a marketing department with smaller, more affordable design projects.

They have branded several local businesses and have started producing new material such as vehicle graphics and exhibition stands as well as the usual printed communications like  leaflets, flyers, menus, invitations, brochures, wedding stationary and greeting cards.

They can now boast a large client base which includes Newcastle United, Sunderland AFC, NHS, RSPCA, Kenton School, Studio West, Mercure Hotels, The Holiday Inn, Grosvenor Casinos, Foxy Hair Extensions, JAM Marketing and Hardings Solicitors with work stretching the globe as far as the US, Australia and Qatar.

Grieves Design provide a professional and creative graphic design service that covers everything for print and web. From business cards to large scale billboards. Social media graphics to websites. Let Grieves Design become your graphic team.


Grieves Design provide original, creative and affordable graphic design solutions for print and web for businesses of all sizes.

We want to work for businesses who require graphic design services and who would like to work one on one with a designer that will listen to their thoughts, ideas, brief, and budget translating them into innovative design solutions that make their business stand out and give their brand the identity it needs to grow.

Our aim is to build lasting relationships with our clients. We are extremely passionate about graphic design and believe that good design is fundamental to the success of any business, regardless of it's size.

Team Grieves

Gav Grieves

Proprietor and Creative Designer.

Liam Grieves

Freelance Graphic Designer.


Head of IT.

About Us

Graphic designers based in Washington Tyne & Wear, with over 16 years industry experience having worked with clients such as Newcastle United, Sunderland AFC, NHS, RSPCA, Grosvenor Casino and Mercure Hotels. Let Grieves Design become YOUR graphic design team.

Get in Touch

Unit 1A The Hub, New Century House, Crowther Road, Washington NE38 0AQ

Phone 0191 516 6331

Email hello@grievesdesign.com

Grieves Design

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