Welcome
We are a digital agency focussed on delivering content and utility driven user-experiences.

Approach

Competency in Detail
Approach

Bureau's Methodology

BureauVA’s analytical and iterative process brings a high level of engagement to the process — leading to a strategically robust and well-rounded outcome.

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Rationale Based
By basing each project on agreed goals and rationale, the company is able to deliver complex projects. This, in combination with our user-centric approach allows us to deliver in situations with fragmented stakeholder opinion.

2

Collaborative
BureauVA works closely and directly with clients — shorter ways of communication leave more room for better decision-making and better outcomes.

3

User-Centric
We work on the simple principle that we are delivering to users — under the instruction of our clients. This approach produces user-centric outcomes that in turn deliver user-engagement, participation and brand equity to the client.

4

Agile & Iterative
The digital sector is subject to constant change and iteration. We seek to deliver better results through an iterative approach that allows us to take change into account and work with rather then against it — building better technology and user-journeys through a process of constant learning and adaptation.

Services

Our Offer in Detail
Services

Start to Completion

Bureau for Visual Affairs unites key capabilities in a highly experienced and motivated team, starting from distilling a client’s strategic requirements to building specification documentation through to developing the final product.

Strategy

Strategy & Scoping
A consultative phase to shape goals, strategy and planning framework.

Design

Design and User Experience
Interaction design for websites, applications and interfaces.

 

Brand & Brand Integration
Development and adaptation of brand specifically for digital application.

 

Art Direction & Photography
Commission and development of photographic and video content.

Technology

Front-End Delivery
HTML / Javascript development for websites and applications.

 

Content Management
Concept and integration of content & editorial management functionality for websites.

Editorial

Editorial & Content Service
Development of editorial strategies and content.

The Team

Competency in Detail
The Team

The Founder

Simon Piehl is the original founder, and heads up the company as Creative and Strategic Lead.

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Simon unites a deep-rooted understanding of brands and communication from his previous career at design studios Pentagram and Imagination.

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He employs a thoroughly digital outlook on how brands and organisations communicate today — through experiential expressions of brand values, content for contextualisation and craft and coherency in design that communicates quality.

The Team

Bureau for Visual Affairs unites key capabilities in a highly experienced and motivated team, starting from distilling a client’s strategic requirements to building specification documentation through to developing the finished article.

Our Clients

Commercial & Cultural Clients
Our Clients

Commercial Sector

Aquascutum
Citizen M
Lloyd's 2016
Whistles
Frame
Sophie Hulme
Anya Hindmarch
GWR

Cultural Sector

V&A
NT
Kew Gardens
Royal Institution
Portsmouth City Council
CASS Sculpture Foundation
Sharjah Art Foundation
Damien Hirst