I went to Anne after finding Maui Waui online, and was really impressed with her portfolio. I looked at a lot of freelance designers, and while many had obvious technical skills, Anne displayed a real understanding of branding which in my opinion is the real skill of graphic design. The design process itself was collaborative and painless, and led to a design I am 100% happy with in just a few sessions. Very happy with the results, and would highly recommend. I'll certainly be sending any future design work I have in Anne's direction.
Ian Juniper, Juniper Loe Ltd
Anne understood the brief well and the concept we were looking to explore. She produced several eye-catching designs so it was initially hard to narrow down to the final one! We are very pleased with the final logo. It represents our brand well and was delivered promptly in various useful formats. We're now really looking forward to getting on with our re-brand and showing off our new logo! I would certainly recommend Maui Waui Design to anyone looking for a classy new logo.
Joe Lenton, Original Art Photography
have been delighted with the work produced by Anne. She is quick,
innovative, efficient and above all responsive and receptive to
creative briefs, even when the time frame is ridiculously short!
Anne is not afraid to offer ideas and alternatives from left-field,
often making us realise that her ideas are much better than our
Holman, Head of Marketing, Beer & Brands, Adnams Brewery
have known Anne Steel both on a professional basis and personally
for over 18 years.
In a professional capacity she was engaged to design brochures etc
both at Adnams Brewery and The Cask Marque Trust.
She is both honest and trustworthy and her work was of excellent
quality and delivered within the agreed timescale and costs. I have
no hesitation on recommending her.
Nunny, Director, The Cask Marque Trust
Steel of Maui Waui Design has done online and print design for the
music of Something Happened. She has an instinct for the right visual
idea and real wit and flair. She is also efficient and fun to work
with. We cannot recommend Maui Waui highly enough.
Blacker, Something Happened
at Maui Waui has designed our newly launched consultancy's logo,
business stationery and website. One of her key strength's in my
view is that she listens very carefully to the initial brief. She
then came up with a great design very quickly. She works very collaboratively
and listens to our thoughts and views throughout which helps makes
the process quick and efficient. The final result is that we have
a logo and design that should last for years to come!
Churchill, Waypoint Consultancy
has redesigned our website and packaging giving both a modern, professional
style and continues to provide us with new literature on time and
within budget. We find her to be friendly, efficient and really
good to work with; offering bright and fresh ideas that suit our
Whitehead, Lane Farm Country Foods
met Anne by chance at a meeting I quickly realised that she maybe
the right person to rebrand our company and design our first website.
It was immediately apparent that Anne’s creativity (and patience,
we later discovered) were what we, as a company, needed. She took
on board our ideas and developed a logo and website that have been
positively received by both existing and new clients.
We are frequently asked who designed our stationery and website
and, with some reflected glory, I give them Anne’s name.
It has been an absolute pleasure working with Anne and I am looking
forward to our next project together.
Pearce, Director, Owen Bond Partnership
regularly use Anne when we need some fresh thinking on a project
– she is excellent at coming at things from an angle that
others don’t think of. Her graphics are very strong too. Some
of the best work she has produced for us has been on rebranding
commissions – which are often the most challenging projects.
Nick Rawlings, MD, Stennik
am very pleased with our new logo and the design of the website,
Anne's innovative ideas have completely overhauled our image. The
work was completed within timescale and on budget. I found Anne
a pleasure to work with and I look forward to working with her in
the future. I initally viewed this project as a one off but I can
already see the benefits to my business and I intend to use Anne's
skills on an ongoing basis for help with marketing and promoting
Carter, Director, Star Curtains Ltd
are delighted with our web site. How do you make a dog trailer website
interesting and modern? Anne certainly did!
We had never advertised before and Anne held our hand and guide
us to a successful campaign.
Anne is professional, efficient and reasonable priced.
King, Managing Director, Bqzeen and Bespoke Dog Trailers
want four things from a designer: creativity and a quality finished
product plus the ability to deliver on time and on budget. Anne
at Maui Waui does all this.
Christian, Legal Technology Insider and Ink-Sweat-and-Tears.com
matter how bonkers my brief is Anne understands it, meets it and
Very rare to find someone so creative yet so beautiful
From concepts to print Maui delivers the Wowee factor
Working with Anne is a rare treat in a world of mediocrity -
A design company with good original ideas - some of them are stunning.
Goodbourne, Wickedly Good Food
intelligently constructed graphics and beautiful images have always
captured the essence of what I want to say to prospective clients.
She never fails to make an impact. For me, she's the best there
Lewis, London & Suffolk
have known Anne Steel for many years, initially when she was working
alongside the Director of Trading at Adnams, the Southwold based
brewery, her work considered to be well above expectations. In later
years I have myself requested Anne to carry out creative exercises
for my prestigious clients, all of whom have been very satisfied
with the work she has produced. A dedicated professional with her
'eye on the ball' at all times. Lively, forward thinking & a
Clarke, PR Consultant, Suffolk
put together our most successful catalogue to date! It was a lot
of work but not only was she amazingly creative and full of good
ideas we hadn’t thought of, she was also a delight to work
with - always upbeat, positive and beautifully organised (we weren’t
Harwood, Advertising and Media, Magus International (Saudi Arabia
and Arab Emirates) and Maui Waui fan.
have such a helpful and understanding designer here on our doorstep
is fantastic - Anne not only brings her skill and experience to
everything she does but always engages in our creative process with
energy and creativity. No matter how short our deadlines we can
always rely on Anne and that’s worth its weight in chocolate!
Louise Collins - Business
Development Coordinator, The Booja-Booja Co. Ltd
first worked with Anne when I opened my yarn shop in Ipswich. After
only a brief meeting at the shop, I was impressed by the range of
ideas and designs that Anne put forward for my logo. She continues
to make creative input and is currently redesigning my website.
Palmer - Purl and Co. The Designer Yarn Store
was highly professional, prompt, patient, beautifully creative and
has been really helpful with further information I have needed regarding
posters, banners and labels etc. Her work is stylish and versatile.
Hammell, Besley and Hammell Ethical Traders
Steel has a fun, creative and colourful personality, which is reflected
in her work at Maui Waui Design. This together with her great eye
for detail and the professional way she presents her ideas to clients
provides a design service second to none.
How lucky we are to have her on our doorstep!
-Thomson Services Ltd, Garden maintenance & landscaping services
am delighted to support your presentation and am happy to tell anyone
who asks how well you have designed and produced my new stationery
with continued follow up. Your creativity is excellent and it has
always been pleasure to meet with you to discuss various projects.
I look forward to a continued creative relationship for my businesses.
The Amber Shop & Museum, Southwold. Fournel Jewellers, Aldeburgh.
4NEL Jewellers, Bungay
have been using Anne and Maui Waui for over 10 years now and would
have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her. She designs some
of our websites, point of sale materials, company brand image and
other stuff too as required. We normally dump a very vague brief
on her and it miraculously turns into something which normally needs
very little tinkering before we go with it. She understands very
well our varying requirements and turns them into stylish usable
pieces of work. And all at a very reasonable price too. And no,
she is not paying me to write this review!!
Macnaught, Cask Marque, The Cask Marque Trust