The people you travel with define your journey.


Core beliefs


When Matt and Nana set out to grow an agency they asked themselves ‘what sort of company would we want to work for?’ They decided to lead their agency and work following simple but effective values that are ingrained into everything they do today.

Honesty


An honest relationship in our experience is the strongest type of relationship. We always put honesty and integrity at the forefront of our business both internally and with our clients. It just makes things simpler.

Never Settling


We don’t settle for ‘okay’. We will always work our hardest to achieve the best results for our clients and the people we create for. Never settling and always moving the industry forward.

Social Impact


We understand that the world is more than the area we inhabit. The well-being of our community and the world around us is integral to a healthy society so we make it our mission to do more and contribute to society.

Eco-friendly


Without our planet we would be in quite a bit of trouble. That’s why we care about sustainability are environmentally conscious. We use carbon neutral printers, ethically sourced materials and partner with responsible companies.

Understanding & Experience


We believe in progress guided by the wisdom and lessons learned from the past. Innovation and staying ahead of the curve is essential, but the ability to reflect and learn from previous experiences is essential. We are constantly learning, innovating and enhancing what we bring to the table, never settling and being brave in the face of uncertainty.

Honesty


An honest relationship in our experience is the strongest type of relationship. We always put honesty and integrity at the forefront of our business both internally and with our clients. It just makes things simpler.

Never Settling


We don’t settle for ‘okay’. We will always work our hardest to achieve the best results for our clients and the people we create for. Never settling and always moving the industry forward.

Social Impact


We understand that the world is more than the area we inhabit. The well-being of our community and the world around us is integral to a healthy society so we make it our mission to do more and contribute to society.

Eco-friendly


Without our planet we would be in quite a bit of trouble. That’s why we care about sustainability are environmentally conscious. We use carbon neutral printers, ethically sourced materials and partner with responsible companies.

Understanding & Experience


We believe in progress guided by the wisdom and lessons learned from the past. Innovation and staying ahead of the curve is essential, but the ability to reflect and learn from previous experiences is essential. We are constantly learning, innovating and enhancing what we bring to the table, never settling and being brave in the face of uncertainty.

Honesty


An honest relationship in our experience is the strongest type of relationship. We always put honesty and integrity at the forefront of our business both internally and with our clients. It just makes things simpler.

Never Settling


We don’t settle for ‘okay’. We will always work our hardest to achieve the best results for our clients and the people we create for. Never settling and always moving the industry forward.

Social Impact


We understand that the world is more than the area we inhabit. The well-being of our community and the world around us is integral to a healthy society so we make it our mission to do more and contribute to society.

Eco-friendly


Without our planet we would be in quite a bit of trouble. That’s why we care about sustainability are environmentally conscious. We use carbon neutral printers, ethically sourced materials and partner with responsible companies.

Understanding & Experience


We believe in progress guided by the wisdom and lessons learned from the past. Innovation and staying ahead of the curve is essential, but the ability to reflect and learn from previous experiences is essential. We are constantly learning, innovating and enhancing what we bring to the table, never settling and being brave in the face of uncertainty.

Honesty


An honest relationship in our experience is the strongest type of relationship. We always put honesty and integrity at the forefront of our business both internally and with our clients. It just makes things simpler.

Never Settling


We don’t settle for ‘okay’. We will always work our hardest to achieve the best results for our clients and the people we create for. Never settling and always moving the industry forward.

Social Impact


We understand that the world is more than the area we inhabit. The well-being of our community and the world around us is integral to a healthy society so we make it our mission to do more and contribute to society.

Eco-friendly


Without our planet we would be in quite a bit of trouble. That’s why we care about sustainability are environmentally conscious. We use carbon neutral printers, ethically sourced materials and partner with responsible companies.

Understanding & Experience


We believe in progress guided by the wisdom and lessons learned from the past. Innovation and staying ahead of the curve is essential, but the ability to reflect and learn from previous experiences is essential. We are constantly learning, innovating and enhancing what we bring to the table, never settling and being brave in the face of uncertainty.

Honesty


An honest relationship in our experience is the strongest type of relationship. We always put honesty and integrity at the forefront of our business both internally and with our clients. It just makes things simpler.

Never Settling


We don’t settle for ‘okay’. We will always work our hardest to achieve the best results for our clients and the people we create for. Never settling and always moving the industry forward.

Social Impact


We understand that the world is more than the area we inhabit. The well-being of our community and the world around us is integral to a healthy society so we make it our mission to do more and contribute to society.

Eco-friendly


Without our planet we would be in quite a bit of trouble. That’s why we care about sustainability are environmentally conscious. We use carbon neutral printers, ethically sourced materials and partner with responsible companies.

Understanding & Experience


We believe in progress guided by the wisdom and lessons learned from the past. Innovation and staying ahead of the curve is essential, but the ability to reflect and learn from previous experiences is essential. We are constantly learning, innovating and enhancing what we bring to the table, never settling and being brave in the face of uncertainty.

Our Story


Founded in 2014, Spectre Creative set out to work with businesses that would have a positive impact on people’s lives, society and the environment. Their agency was born from their values as people, these values are today the driving force behind the work they create and the business they create for.

Spectre Creative was started by Matthew Collins and Nana Hughes-Lartey who as individuals shared a goal of delivering high-quality work for people and businesses that they knew would achieve great things working with them to grow their brand and get in front of a wider audience.

They do this by designing identities, websites and marketing for businesses that have a positive impact on society and the environment.

Our Team


Matthew Alexander Collins

Director

Bio.
Matt could strike up a conversation in a empty room. As well as being easy to talk to Matt is a great web designer. With a love for coffee and the arts Matt leads our client relationships. His extensive skills in design and photography make him a vital part of the team. Keen on travel, Matt uses his knowledge of different cultures to influence his creative output.

Likes.
Tiny cups, Unboxing things, New field notes, Soy flat white, cufflinks, freshly polished shoes, Colourful lights, William Shatner (Star Trek).

Doesn’t like.
Wee propeller planes, people coming into the kitchen and stirring food, blunt pencils, any screen less than 300dpi, Linux, Anything by or involving Sean Paul.


Nana Hughes-Lartey

Director

Bio.
No need to go to medium or Quora to get your motivational chat as Nana loves talking about self improvement and ways of being a better human. A man with a love for design, and weirdly, writing sleek code. As a designer developer hybrid Nana loves tackling complex problems with simple and elegant solutions. Bold and ambitious, Nana brings a pragmatic optimism that’s hard not to be inspired by.

Likes.
Gadgets, dynamic range and low frequencies, all black football boots, tattoos, cycling, boxy cars.

Doesn’t like.
Wet socks, Web developers, being asked where he’s from, Small asymmetrical holes tightly bunched together – Google trypophobia.

Talks

Community involvement

We remember when we were studying… ahh the good old days. We remember the people that came to our university to share their experience and give advice. This was some of the most valuable information that was given to us while studying. When we started our business we wanted to give back to students and young entrepreneurs in our community. We engage with schools, colleges and universities to give talks and workshops with students. It’s an important part of who we are and our dedication to our values as a company.

Podcast


People, Purpose, Planet is a podcast about design, technology and culture.
We explore innovative ideas with experts to understand their stories and how their field will impact society.
People, Purpose, Planet is recorded monthly and available on multiple channels.

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Podcast

Community involvement

We remember when we were studying… ahh the good old days. We remember the people that came to our university to share their experience and give advice. This was some of the most valuable information that was given to us while studying. When we started our business we wanted to give back to students and young entrepreneurs in our community. We engage with schools, colleges and universities to give talks and workshops with students. It’s an important part of who we are and our dedication to our values as a company.

Podcast

Community involvement

We remember when we were studying… ahh the good old days. We remember the people that came to our university to share their experience and give advice. This was some of the most valuable information that was given to us while studying. When we started our business we wanted to give back to students and young entrepreneurs in our community. We engage with schools, colleges and universities to give talks and workshops with students. It’s an important part of who we are and our dedication to our values as a company.

Podcast

Community involvement

We remember when we were studying… ahh the good old days. We remember the people that came to our university to share their experience and give advice. This was some of the most valuable information that was given to us while studying. When we started our business we wanted to give back to students and young entrepreneurs in our community. We engage with schools, colleges and universities to give talks and workshops with students. It’s an important part of who we are and our dedication to our values as a company.

Podcast

Community involvement

We remember when we were studying… ahh the good old days. We remember the people that came to our university to share their experience and give advice. This was some of the most valuable information that was given to us while studying. When we started our business we wanted to give back to students and young entrepreneurs in our community. We engage with schools, colleges and universities to give talks and workshops with students. It’s an important part of who we are and our dedication to our values as a company.