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Who we are

We’re a creative agency for the charity sector. Our work increases awareness, understanding and action.

We understand charities and how to improve engagement with audiences because we focus solely on the sector. Combine this experience with a unique strategic approach and exceptional client care and you get the kind of impact you’d expect from a much bigger agency but without the overheads.

We’re adaptable, reliable and here when you need us. Success is built on beautiful relationships and to us, they’re vital to a job well done. 

Corin Martin, Founder and Creative director

Corin Martin

Founder and Creative Director

Forged in the fires of Central Saint Martins, Corin has twenty years of creativity flowing through his veins. He’s worked with household brands across sectors and categories, bringing the knowledge together in a design powerhouse. He evolved the award winning Macmillan Cancer Support brand as their Head of Design, has worked with RBS and Barclays, and government departments DfES and DfT.

His work has won Marketing Week Design Awards and an IoIC award. He’s a member of the Chartered Society of Designers where is efforts are helping improve the industry for designers everywhere.

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Aruna Safri-Singh Founder and Client Director

Aruna Safri-Singh

Founder and Client Director

Aruna gets clients outstanding results. A natural communicator, innovator, planner and creative, she excels at distilling the brief, articulating the challenges and finding new, exciting and provocative answers.

Aruna is redefining best practice for agencies. Her client services and project management are unprecedented. Her thinking around brand, communications and creative has won clients larger agencies would chew their arm off to have.  

Aruna has helped build the brands of Pearson, English Heritage, Acorns Children Hospice, Network Rail, Barclays and HSBC. She started out in the design industry over ten years ago working at Fitch and BamberForsyth, moving onto independent consultancies to keep her skills sharp and her experience broad.

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Corin Martin

Founder and Creative Director

Forged in the fires of Central Saint Martins, Corin has twenty years of creativity flowing through his veins. He’s worked with household brands across sectors and categories, bringing the knowledge together in a design powerhouse. He evolved the award winning Macmillan Cancer Support brand as their Head of Design, has worked with RBS and Barclays, and government departments DfES and DfT.

His work has won Marketing Week Design Awards and an IoIC award. He’s a member of the Chartered Society of Designers where is efforts are helping improve the industry for designers everywhere.

Email Corin

Aruna Safri-Singh

Founder and Client Director

Aruna gets clients outstanding results. A natural communicator, innovator, planner and creative, she excels at distilling the brief, articulating the challenges and finding new, exciting and provocative answers.

Aruna is redefining best practice for agencies. Her client services and project management are unprecedented. Her thinking around brand, communications and creative has won clients larger agencies would chew their arm off to have.  

Aruna has helped build the brands of Pearson, English Heritage, Acorns Children Hospice, Network Rail, Barclays and HSBC. She started out in the design industry over ten years ago working at Fitch and BamberForsyth, moving onto independent consultancies to keep her skills sharp and her experience broad.

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Our memberships

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We are members of the Design Business Association, as such we are committed to following the guidelines set out the by the DBA for it’s members:

Narrative is a member of The Design Business Association

We are committed to the following guidelines set out by the DBA for the benefit to clients:

  • Best practice to achieve effective design solutions to better our clients’ business
  • Competence in providing measurable value for our clients’ investments
  • Professional indemnity
  • Accurate and clear financial reporting
  • Commitment to salaries and charge-out rates in line with UK benchmarks
  • Continuing professional development of staff
  • Confidentiality and professionalism

The Design Business Association exists to:

Promote professional excellence and to build productive partnerships between commerce and the design industry. The end goal is to champion effective design that improves the quality of people’s lives.

Charity Comms - Corporate Partner

Narrative is a corporate partner of Charity Comms.

Narrative is a corporate partner of Charity Comms.

CharityComms is the membership network for charity professionals working in the UK. They help raise standards of communication across the sector, fly the flag for communications as a vital strategic function at the heart of charities, and connect professionals through sharing best practice.

Every member shares the Charity Comms’ vision, that communication is integral to each charity’s work for a better world.

Membership allows us to:

  • Keep up to date with the latest charity trends
  • Understand best practice within the sector
  • Be part of the charity community