The Three Cowns Chagford, new website and introduction film

Finding a dry day to film in Devon

What a challenge this has been this year! I seriously sympathise with individuals who are need to film outdoor events and/or locations. Skim had a limited date range to film at the Three Crowns Inn in Chagford, so we just had to go for it.. 

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edelmanos is a creative metal fabricator - Custom furniture, signs, architecture & art installations

edelmanos – excel at the unusual

Producing tailor-made works, with a flair for transforming reclaimed materials. From bespoke chairs, light signs and sculptures, to organising teams for design and manufacture of large-scale fit outs; there is no brief that edelmanos can’t turn their hand to… Skim hacked up to London to meet and film edelmanos..

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The English Lab Virtual Tutoring website

English Lab Launch

The English Lab Virtual Tutoring website launched this month, mostly thanks to the immense dedication of Claire Davidson, our client and the founder of The English Lab. This highly talented teacher and now virtual tutor toiled relentlessly to add all the content for her website, ensuring it was ready for her goal – a January…

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SKIM Looe drone image - the first of 2024

Fresh New Year Photoshoot 2024

Dusting off the DJi drone in 2024. Skim enjoys the first photoshoot and droning in nearby Looe, Cornwall. Here’s to many days of glorious sunshine and sunsets ahead…

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Giles Ward

Invest in art and save a Lobster

Artist Giles Ward has really carved a place in the art world with his nature inspired oil paintings. I love his fish and crustacean works, with their vibrant backgrounds and mixed-media textures. Check out his original artworks, or if your favourite has been sold then you can always opt for a print. With regards to…

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Rame Yoga Gift Voucher

Sustainable Gifts

Greetings lovely people! – Skim have designed and printed Gift Vouchers for Jackie at Rame Yoga and I thought what a great idea for a gift – giving someone Yoga as a present – most of us need some mind, body and soul improvments – so you can use the voucher for a 1-2-1 session,…

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Cornish Flooring - domestic and commercial flooring specialists

Cornish Best

If you’re fastidious about Flooring, excited by lino, craving some new cladding, then look no further – the dynamic duo at Cornish Flooring are the right fit for the job.

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Beth Munro Printmaker and artist

Printing and Prosecco

Did I grab your attention with the Printing or Prosecco… ?! Beth Munro Printmaker is known locally for her glorious detailed etchings, linocuts and monoprints.

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New Lolly Mother-Time

If you happen to be pregnant and require some support and active guidance then look no further – Lolly Stirk has been a doula at hundreds of births, she’s a certified hypnobirther and holds online and private yoga classes, she has now set up a new online business called Mother Time. Always wise to have…

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Rowse Farm Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

Ready for a relaxing holiday at Rowse?

Owners Barry & Kirsty moved to Rowse Farm just before lockdown and inherited the previous website for the holiday cottages. Since then they’ve made some interior updates and put their design stamp on the properties. Time for a 2023 website update plus an excuse to get the drone out..

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Becoming a single by composer and producer Joe Dworniak, Riverfish records

Becoming

Joe Dworniak is a British Producer, Composer, Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist based in Cornwall, so he’s certainly a busy fellow, with many strings to his bow! We at Skim had the pleasure to produce this website showcasing his large back catalogue of projects and promoting Joe’s alluring new music releases – especially enjoying this single ‘Becoming’…

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Maurizio Malagnini

Could there be a more Italian sounding name – glorious isn’t it? Maurizio Malagnini is an international award-wining composer – most recently providing the soundtrack to the ever popular Call the Midwife TV show. His work has been hailed as a ‘masterpiece of musical storytelling on The Paradise – have a listen to samples of…

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Ready to party?

With our roots in music production we were delighted to be asked to provide the music and organise sound and lights to celebrate the birthday of our dear friend Libby. The event was held at the amazing Spyder Studios – a large unit with spaces for the disco, bar, caterers and a mezzanine for the…

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Welcome to East Trenean…

Skim Promotional film for East Trenean Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages We had set a date at the end of May for the photoshoot – usually this date bounces around until the Cornish weather is agreeable enough for us to go and photograph, film and take drone images, however this time we were fairly fortunate with…

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A trio of talents

Skim are fortunate enough to work with wide range of businesses and individuals – however the past couple of months we have had been approached by a wave of music composers requiring shiny new websites! We do love creating these as we are simply showcasing the wonderful work they have created, so usually fairly straightforward…

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Outernet London

One of the fantastic sides of London was the ART – there are so many different exhibitions to discover and enjoy, I am itching to return to visit as I have an ever increasing list of ones I want to visit. One new addition is at Outernet London an Interactive installation ‘The Spaces In-Between’ featuring…

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KCF not KFC

It was a joy to design and build this website for Kat Norbury. She is surrounded by a plethora of glorious blooms from which she is able to utilise and spread floral joy to all around.

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Silverback brand

Job goal for client Silverback Systems – To create an attractive, new global brand identity for this Canadian company and then design and produce an intial one page website explaining what Silverback Systems are all about.

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Bleat to the Beat

If you have any post production requirements then you need to hack over Hackney straight away and luxuriate in the sumptuous, impressive warm environment that is BLEAT.

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Embrace Winter Scenery

It’s been a frosty time in the South West – however when I see the snow capped moors it does tempt me to head out and have an invigoring stomp around – a great way to reconnect and just enjoy wide open space! There’s been a big uprising (last weekend) about the ‘rights to roam’…

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Blue Monday

January 16th is apparently Blue Monday – it is fairly chilly-manilly out there but not worthy of New Order claims – I digress.. Enough of those 1990s band references, here we are in 2023 – and the Skim team have hit the ground running – making a fairly impressive four websites live already!

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B is for Branding

We aim to be a ‘one stop shop’ so to speak, so whether you’re starting a new business, or have an existing company and require a re-brand the Skim team are happy to talk through your vision.

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Absolute PD

Always a bit more pressure when you are designing for a design company – however Absolute (APD) are Product Designers – they do really clever stuff and have to use parts of their brains that most of us mainly keep as storage or empty space!

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Book an escape to Burnswood

Skim team have just made the website live for Burnswood stylish, gloriously aesthetic shepherd’s huts – tempting us to book an escape to Devon in 2023. LOVING the decor and soft furnishings for these cosy boutique holiday homes. So when you need cheering up over winter months why not plan a romantic weekend away or…

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Food with a view

Skim popped into Ocean View last week for quick ‘Food with a View’ photo update, plus a request for a portrait of head chef Davin – who’s going to be featured in Devon Life Magazine next month. Always a joy to steal a few moments of time appreciating what a stunning vista this bar and restaurant has.

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Julie Cooper Composer

Skim have just designed a new website for our lovely client Joolz – aka Julie Cooper. She’s an award winning, multi-talented very hard working music composer (and excellent pianist). Have a listen..

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Prennek Designs website now live

Signature, handcrafted, one-off wood products, from locally sourced timber. Tasked with photographing gorgeous products in a leafy green spacious setting, based less than 15 mins away near Looe, Skim team happy.

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Plymouth University Fencing Club: The Re-brand

The brief for Skim: To re-energise the brand identity for the Fencing team at Plymouth University for Fresher’s Week in September 2022. Aiming to Attract new students to explore their ‘inner Jedi’ and try a new fun sport.

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Prennek Designs

Tristan Wearing is good with wood, in fact he really loves working and creating fantastic individual pieces from a wide range of different species of tree – Skim are impressed and cannot wait to show you his website when it’s ready to go live! In the mean time here’s a sneak preview of some of Prennek Design’s products we shot last week..

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Do you still read books?

Skim have merely designed the websites for these fantastic literary works – it’s up to you whether or not your interest is piqued by the intro blurb & cover – enough for you to want to part with your hard earned cash and buy these books.

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36 hours at the White Hart Hotel

Film, Shoot, Drone, Eat, Drink & Repeat – at the White Hart on Dartmoor – Skim accepted the challenge of filming, photographing and droning all aspects of the White Hart Hotel – over the space of 36 hours.

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Summer Silent Disco Yoga

When not at work you lovely people need to be OUT – enjoying the sunshine, fresh air and new experiences : Rame Silent Disco Yoga  being one of them.. You may be all over this, I was slightly sceptical, but it’s actually great…

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Lurcher Races

A joyful short film piece showing a slice of country life with the climax of the piece being the Lurcher Races. Skim enjoy really enjoy the range of different people we get work with promoting their work and talents, Nicholas Murray is a photographer and filmmaker with a wonderful style of his own – abstract,…

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