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FourTwentySeven was established in 2008 by Niall Smillie as a vehicle for his creative and design projects and there have been some great adventures along the way. If you would like to join the creative journey, get in touch using the form below.

My awards

World Brand Society Awards

Marketing Star Awards
Chairmans Award for SME of the Year

Roses Creative Awards
Corporate/Promotional Literature

Scottish Design Awards
Brand Identity
Campaign Design
Print Design
Promotional Literature
Corporate Literature/Annual Report
Architectural Low Cost Project

Nods Creative Awards
Best out of home

Antalis Review Award
Design - Corporate Brochure

McNaughton Review Award
Design - Brand Identity
Design - Self-promotional
Design - Catalogue Design

Bronze - Web Design

Gold - Brand Identity
Silver - Promotional Brochure
Bronze - Promotional Brochure

BCC Arts Awards
Silver - Visual Communication

Who I am

I am a Brand and Design Consultant based in Glasgow, Scotland. My view is that design is as a conversation between the client, the designer, and the audience, and it’s got to be engaging, unforgettable, and eye-catching to really hit the mark.

I have worked on projects of all sizes, whether for a start-up brand challenging the status quo or an established business aiming to revitalise their existing brand identity.

My aim is to intentionally keep project teams small, forming a close-knit team of exceptional, award-winning creatives with a solid track record. I'm all about that personal touch, which helps me build strong relationships with my clients and suppliers.

I take ownership of my work, from the initial idea to the final product. I believe that’s the key to nurturing a sense of pride and responsibility in what I create, allowing individuality and creativity to shine through.

With over 25 years of experience in the industry I have successfully guided numerous businesses across various sectors through transformative creative journeys and although I call Glasgow home, my work reaches far and wide, spanning across the UK and beyond.

I have worked with clients in cities like London, Liverpool, Belfast, Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, and Aberdeen. We’ve also tackled projects in global locations such as Seattle, Cape Town, Aarhus, São Paulo, Lisbon, Osaka, Copenhagen, Florence, New York, Washington DC, Dublin and Munich.

Get in touch

If you are interested in finding out how I can help transform your brand through inspiring creative work, use the form below to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you.