For the last decade, we’ve proudly grown an award-winning design studio that specialises in print. Working with global brands and manufacturers, to independent designers and small businesses, we handle every aspect of the creative process – from specficiation and design to print production and installation.

We are print design experts. Specialists in print production. We love to push boundaries and are material fetishists. The love of craftsmanship enables our work to have a distinct and precious quality.

That’s whether you need marketing materials, event or exhibition literature, packaging or signage, we have the skills and expertise to deliver high quality, thoughtfully considered design.

Based in the heart of Manchester, a creative city with passion and industrial heritage, we serve clients both large and small that share our values and aspirations. If you’re looking for a dependable, friendly design team we’d love to hear from you, so please get in touch.

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Founder & Creative Director

LJB Studio was founded by Laura Jane Boast, a designer with a passion for print and materials.

Laura especially loves to help brands achieve consistency across all communications and build brand awareness to reach a wider audience.

She’s enthusiastic about getting to know her clients well, in order to offer both a personal and professional service. She takes time to fully understand their needs, to effectively and efficiently convey the spirit of their brand – so get the kettle on!

But her creativity doesn’t just stop there; her curious nature, passion for materials and appetite for learning extends way beyond her work, as she enjoys attending design talks, reading and listening to podcasts.

What’s more, Laura has taken part in many local charity initiatives, including the recent Women In Print event, raising money for local women’s charities.

MA (Hons) Communication Design, Distinction
BA (Hons) Graphic Design, First Class




Every Month
Design MCR 17 x Anthony Burgess Foundation
Women In Print
Print Up Paste Up (photographed)
Worker Bee
Manchester In Mind
Secret 7”
Science of Play



PechaKucha Manchester
Havas Lynx Creative Meetup


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