Everything you can imagine is real

Despite having a forty-year history, the agency still has a young and energetic culture. Inquisitiveness and exploration is encouraged, allowing the team to find new techniques and fresh ideas to keep their design work at the cutting edge. But great design isn’t simply driven by creativity alone, there are fundamental rules at the core of…

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Who is Charles Cannon?

Graham Charles Cannon Pankhurst had just flown 9,870 miles and he stepped into the office like a man on an expedition. He was dressed like a birder. Everything he was wearing was khaki, lightweight and covered with pockets. The agency was his namesake and he had come, like an observer in a wild habitat, to…

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A ‘Fantastic’ Effort

When you get a call starting with, “We’re on to make a music video next week,” it all seems a great idea. Then you realise what you need to make it really happen. And that’s how, with one week’s notice, we suddenly had a lot to organise. A week later, and after many phone calls…

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Emily Lo

Q: You have a background in book publishing. How do you use this experience to benefit Charlescannon clients?   I learned technical skills from fantastic editors and copyeditors. I used to work with authors to build strong and engaging narrative – and that still hasn’t changed in the corporate environment. Knowing what story you want…

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