Running since: March 2016
In a nutshell: Culture platform
BABMAG is a lifestyle and culture magazine produced by local creatives providing a unique platform to showcase local talent within music, art, fashion and more; aiming to be the epicentre for cultural happenings in the Midlands and stand as the forerunner in delivering engaging thought-provoking content to the region in a collectable format.
The magazine is created in house by the designers at Don’t Fret along side a solid team of editors and contributors. Since it’s birth BABMAG has played a pivotal role in connecting the Midlands creative network and has created a platform which allows artists’ work to be seen online, in print and on walls.
Running since: August 2016
In a nutshell: Software Development Community
For developers: Coderbunker gives developers of all types (learners, in-house, freelance, senior, hobbyist) a community of supportive people, talks, co-learning, co-working and access to paid projects.
For clients: Coderbunker gives clients a diverse team of developers on a flexible basis and at the same price as hiring them directly.
In a nutshell: Photographer
Daisy Denham is an international nightlife, fashion and culture photographer based in Birmingham.
Regularly working with some of the biggest talents in electronic music, you can expect find Daisy’s work in publications such as Mixmag and Highsnobiety.
Her work can be recognised by her ability to capture genuine moments thought her un-intrusive way of operating.
In a nutshell: Community Led Design & Fabrication
We are a design company using community-led design principles to help create better places to live within cities. We specialise in developing toolkits, platforms and technologies to support local innovation, urban manufacturing and making.
Reiss Davies Concept & Build
In a nutshell: Concept. Planning. Build.
We are a Birmingham based company with over 25 years experience in every trade.
All our work is carried out to the highest standard with customer satisfaction being our number one priority.
Shiny People Events
Running since: 2015
In a nutshell: Creative Events and Interior Styling
Shiny People are a forward-thinking styling duo; from building a reputation as the go-to event stylists in Birmingham’s creative Digbeth to designing parties for the likes of ITV Central, Harvey Nichols and Virgin Media.
Amy and Kat create immersive spaces for pop-ups, celebrations, corporate events, club and festivals. Interiors include seasonal decor for hospitality, permanent theming, window displays and brand focused design.
Stax Creations LTD
Running since: 2014
In a nutshell: Concept design and build for events, venues and retail.
From creating old pallet furniture for pub gardens to creating bespoke sets, interiors and installations for clients such as Cornetto, Bestival, Heineken and Red Bull in 5 years, Stax are a driving force behind The Melting Pot. Made up of designers with backgrounds in architecture, set design and product design, they offer an entirely bespoke service to create ‘art that functions’ for their clients.
Subtle Sounds LTD
Running since: August 2016
In a nutshell: Events planner, Talent & Content creation agency.
From running regional events, managing worldwide bookings for various artists to creating content for clients such as Volkswagen, Eastern Electrics + a multitude of others within a diverse set of sectors. Subtle Sounds exists to have direct impact through creativity. A long term vision to curate a fully operational studio space that coincides with all current operation. Subtle Sounds – The Foot In The Door.