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Episode I
How it all began

6rs was founded by a bunch of scruffy graphic design students, sitting in a Southend pub in-between (and sometimes during) lectures and planning world domination. We had some skill, a lot of passion and some very questionable fashion choices!

Episode II — The early years

Episode II
The early years

Operating out of a tiny studio in Leigh-on-Sea, we started to find our feet in the industry and put together a small but perfectly formed client base. Over 14 years later we’re still working with many of those clients.

Episode III — Why the name?

Episode III
Why the name?

Here’s the arty-farty bit! In philosopher Arthur Danto’s book, Transfiguration of the Commonplace, he describes how different works of art could resemble red squares on the surface but all have their own context, inspiration and meaning. And also there were six of us!

Episode IV — Students to award winners

Episode IV
Students to award winners

We moved to our studio in Southend, found some great people to join our merry band and, much to our delight, started to receive industry recognition for our work.

Episode V — Team 6rs

Episode V
Team 6rs

Today we are a multi-disciplinary, award-winning creative agency, working with a diverse range of international brands and organisations. Not bad for a bunch of students from Essex University eh!

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We have the expertise and experience to help you realise your business objectives, engage your target audience and motivate your staff. We’d like to see Luke Skywalker do that!

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The force is
strong with us

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Brands we've
worked with

  • Bloomberg logo
  • DCK Group logo
  • YMCA England logo
  • ITN Factual logo
  • Brook logo
  • Toni and Guy logo
  • RBS logo
  • Westbury logo
  • Sky Arts logo
  • CPR jobs logo
  • Henry Burgers logo
  • Habit Action logo
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