What do we do?

We write the words and ideas
that help your brand
say the right thing in the best way.
We define, refine and express brands,
giving them the voice and character
they need to speak up, stand out
and be truly themselves.

How can we help?

You might be looking for a distinctive
tone of voice for your new brand or fresh ideas
for your well-established one. Perhaps you need a
memorable name or an engaging strapline. Maybe
you want some beautiful print, a persuasive advert,
a compelling website, irresistible point of sale,
delicious packaging, a finely-honed film script
or a perfectly crafted set of brand guidelines.

To put it simply, if you need a great idea
brought to life with the right words
and some serious oomph,
just get in touch.

Why work with us?

You’ll probably unearth plenty of good reasons
just by having a proper root through our work.
But you’ll also find some other important ones
cleverly hidden beneath these pencils…

Who are we?

Serious Oomph was founded by Maf Bishop,
an award-winning creative copywriter with
more than twenty years’ experience of working
with brands and organisations of all kinds.
Whenever the project requires it, we gather
together a trusted team of creative writers,
brand thinkers and whoever else we need
to fix the trickiest of pencil-chewing,
head-scratching creative challenges.

Who do we work with?

Everyone from the biggest players to the
freshest newcomers. Here are some of the brands
and organisations for whom we’ve put pen to paper:

  • Arjowiggins
  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Beazley
  • Boots
  • Busy B
  • Caffè Nero
  • Cancer Research
  • Claridge's
  • Coca-Cola European Partners
  • Danone
  • De Beers
  • Eat17
  • Epicor
  • Essex County Council
  • Freshfields
  • Guide Dogs
  • Habitat
  • Haws
  • Hayvn
  • Institute of Directors
  • Imperial College London
  • John Lewis
  • Knight Frank
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Mobile World Congress
  • Moncler
  • Mothercare
  • National Trust
  • Nobu
  • NST
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Penguin
  • Phoenix Group
  • PGL
  • Pluxee
  • Reckitt
  • Sofitel
  • Soho Theatre
  • Space NK
  • Springer Nature
  • Surface View
  • Straumann
  • Tesco
  • Teva
  • The Body Shop
  • The Connaught
  • The Health Foundation
  • Thielen Wine
  • THIS Institute
  • UCAS
  • UCL
  • University of Oxford
  • Universal Quantum
  • Visan
  • Waitrose
  • Warner Brothers
  • Wellcome Trust

And here are some of the
design and branding agencies
with whom we’ve collaborated:

  • Together Design
  • Blast
  • NB Studio
  • Effection
  • Prophet
  • Conran Design Group
  • IDEO
  • Studio Noel
  • Mytton Williams
  • Northbank
  • Baxter & Bailey
  • Jack Renwick Studio
  • Structure
  • Ico
  • Mango

Fancy joining them?
Just have a word.