Big Circus Media

Big Circus Media is a new Production Company headed up by The One Show’s heartthrob, and all round nice chap, Matt Baker and his long term collaborator; producer Gareth Collett. Having set up their new company, they were immediately hard at work on their first show – a biographical series following the trials and tribulations of the Baker family farm, called Our Farm in the Dales, which aired on More4 through March and April 2021.

In celebration of these new endeavours, Matt and Gareth asked us to build them a fresh new website and branding identity for the business. In keeping with the playful, countryside joy of their work, the website has lots of lovely little animations and personal touches. The site speaks to the fact-based fun we can expect from these guys in future, as well as showcasing the many previous projects the pair have worked on during their years in television.

Big Circus Media website >

We recently completed this 1.2m wide print for a client. The 40th birthday gift contains 126 album covers that chronicle a ‘life in music’. Wonderfully thoughtful gift. Not sure I’d trust anyone to get mine right - too many guilty pleasures. #wallart
Hello Instagram Land, we’ve been away from you for a while, but we are back. Here’s a cool sweatshirt we made for @chilipeppers #peachy
The first run of 50 have arrived back from the printers, and the colours are amazing. We printed on a middle weight, white stock with a slight texture. Cannot wait to get everything else finished. Plenty more to do before we launch summer 2020.
We have four new prints available in the studio. Limited editions. Online soon. Full disclosure of the designs later this week. 
There is still plenty of good stuff available in our studio and online now. Link in bio #art
Jimi is in the window today. It’s an early 70s poster in pristine condition. Salvaged from a lock-up in Los Angeles. The photo is a portrait from the 1968 Electric Ladyland shoot. Those with a keen eye will notice that the image is flipped from the original. It’s a rare one alright! Framed and ready for a new home. #jimi #jimihendrix #hendrix
We had initially planned to put gold in the boxes around the text, but the customer who purchased the piece prior to the golding had another idea that, actually, compliments the piece in a more subtle way. It’s seems there is such a thing as ‘too much gold’. Who knew? #sold
I love goooooold
We’ve been adding some gold foil to this A2 skull print. Now available in the shop or online. It really packs a punch and catches the light in all sorts of wonderful ways. It’s a delicate process, that needs plenty of time to dry, followed by some light brushing to remove the excess. By building up multiple layers you get a textured finish that sparkles from different angles. #skull #gold #goldenskull #art #artprint #goldfoil
Two of the new prints we have for sale in the studio//gallery at Design House. These were designed and created by us, and available as a limited edition of 5 regular, and 1 hand finished, gold foil variant of each. The ‘Circus’ gold foil is still in progress at the moment. It’s quite a time consuming and very delicate process that requires multiple layers. So, trying to squeeze foiling time into a busy studio schedule is proving a wee bit difficult this month. 
A2 prints in black wooden frames.
420x594mm. Available online or in the studio.
Louis Prima A2 print, finished in gold leaf. A2 framed and ready to wrap/hang.