The First 47 is the studio of Irish graphic designer and artist Alex Synge. The studio specialises in design for print, web and visual identity for a wide range of clients in the cultural, commercial and academic fields. As an artist, he has exhibited work in Dublin, London, Glasgow, Milan, New York, Chicago and LA. His work has been featured in publications such as Semi-Permanent and Faesthetic, as well as online on Booooooom, It’s Nice That and The Fox is Black. He also proudly runs collaborative illustration project Keep Sketch and is a founding member of the 100 Archive.
The Wilson Solution is the conversion MSW and C&I waste into a homogenous biogenic fibre and sanitised recycled materials for on-sale. It’s the ideal preparatory process for maximising landfill diversion, more efficient EfW operations and renewable energy development.
Environmental sustainability is at the heart of our operations and our team is dedicated to finding the right solution that fits your specific waste and energy needs.
The Wilson Solution is an integral part in the creation of a circular economy as it is capable of addressing both the waste and energy crises. With our autoclave system and the Wilson Fibre® produced we are leading the way towards sustainable development and contributing to green energy demands.
Elizabeth is a Service Designer, trained in Milan, whose work helps businesses identify the gap between the service they work hard to deliver and the reality of the customer experience. Looking at the tangible and intangible elements that make up the service experience, including; the physical environment, the processes and systems, the people and their interactions, the service touch-points and the proposition, to create services that are useful, usable, and desirable for customers. With the end goal of increasing efficiency, profitability, customer satisfaction and sustainability for businesses.
Recently she’s moved from Europe to set up a Service Design Clinic in Northern Ireland & Dublin.
Cupboard Games was assembled in 2015 by Paul Dillon and Jonathan Hatton without any instructions or Allen keys. The Cupboard aims to stack it shelves with games that create stories and experiences not possible in any other medium.
The first game off the shelf is Electric Lullaby – A game about learning to control the monster within you based around parasomnias and sleep hygiene. It will be available on Android and iOS.
Recently the Cupboard was reassembled in Belfast at Blick Studios to partner with Northern Ireland Screen on an upcoming videogame for PC and Consoles.
Illustrator of Jill Tomlinson’s ‘The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark,’ Paul Howard’s iwork has won acclaim from both the publishing industry and children worldwide. He has won numerous awards, including The Best Book to Read Aloud Blue Peter Award for ‘The Bravest Ever Bear’ (with Allan Ahlberg) and The Primary English Award for ‘A Year in the City’ (with Kathy Henderson). He has worked with authors such as Michael Rosen, Jeanne Willis, Trish Cooke and Geraldine McCaughrean.
Paul has recently embarked on writing and illustrating his own stories such as ‘Bugville’ and “I Went to the Supermarket.’
Glenn McCartney is an independent iOS App and web developer who provides bespoke web technology solutions and services to businesses and organisations.
Award winning Wolfhound Media is a Film, Television and Media Production Company based in the busy hub of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter.
Specialising in television advertisements, short films, corporate film and music videos, Wolfhound Media’s experience of creating network drama ensures all projects are rooted in story and driven by great characters.
Developing drama and comedy for television and film, Wolfhound Media oversee the entire film making creative process from scripting and shooting, right through to post production and distribution.
A writer and editor with a broad range of skills and interests, Cormac specialises in explaining complicated subjects in straightforward language. His experience in the field began in 2001 with subediting shifts for the Irish edition of the Daily Mirror. Later, he spent five years as an editor and lexicographer at HarperCollins Publishers, where he was latterly head of content for English dictionaries, and five years as a financial copywriter at Martin Currie in Edinburgh. Since going freelance in 2014, Cormac has continued to focus on the financial-services sector but equally welcomes the opportunity to produce clear, engaging copy for clients in other industries.
Alleycats is a Derry based multi award winning TV and film production company, with offices in London and Belfast. We make a range of programming for the likes of the BBC, C4, and RTE, as well as selling internationally. We’ve just finished Helluva Tour, the biggest Advertiser Funded Project that C4 have ever undertaken, and are currently in production on a number of films, including Documentary Feature Project Children.
Joe Laverty is a Belfast based architectural photographer, who’s understanding of the built environment and ability to capture the essence of space and place has seen him photograph Architecture & Interiors for a number of leading architects across the UK & Ireland.
A portrait photographer as well, Joe is a regular contributor to Freckle Magazine and The Thin Air and has portrait work published in the national press.
Joe also runs the portrait series ‘Humans of the Camino’.
Creating apps and products for gamifying health and wellness
Magnetised is an internet design and technology company focussed on delivering beautiful solutions to difficult problems.
Film director and writer
Hurson is a typographic lead, branding agency whose studio is based in Belfast but thanks to Apple and Google, works remotely, wherever. Hurson specialize in generating and applying marks for Private Commercial Enterprises, Public Sector Bodies and Charitable Organisations.