4Shades is an innovative digital advertising agency and consultancy, incorporated in England and Wales, UK (no. 9317189), and established to address the communication needs of progressive global marketers - mainly throughout UK, Europe, MENA, USA/Canada, and CIS regions.
We specialise in producing original, modern web solutions and creative material for clients via website design and development (responsive desktop, mobile, and tablet), application development, social media platform development, advertising, marketing, promotion and optimisation, printing, signage and packaging, promotions & exhibitions, TV & radio production, photography, and illustration - plus a host of embedded services.
You will find us very easy-going and approachable. Whether a business, charity, organisation, agency, or an individual with big dreams, why not drop us a line today? You might be genuinely surprised to discover that our services can be leveraged without the usual agency price tag.
With information as king it is vital to choose and develop the most appropriate medium upon which to deliver the right message in a language which identifies with its intended audience, especially when that message is so immediately accessible. It is therefore essential to also consider foreign language audiences when considering website development.
4Shades has developed unique standalone versions of 4mulate specifically catering for the demanding content requirements of real estate agents. Its custom-designed interface radically simplifies and expedites the process of managing, displaying, and promoting/sharing properties globally. It hosts a wide range of features not otherwise found within the normal version.
4Shades develops bespoke social media platforms, large informational portals, and e-commerce sites. Using our proprietary framework, we can provide highly bespoke, deep-impact solutions intended for large user usage on VPS, dedicated, or your preferred hosting platforms. With such a multitude of nuances making up each solution, please tap below for more information.
With the majority of online searches being performed on mobile devices, it is essential for all websites to be responsive (mobile-friendly). To avoid negative impact to ranking, 4Shades offers a website refresh service. This allows retention of your current website design whilst ensuring it complies with search engine requirements, but without the full redevelopment overhead.
4Shades is a full-service advertising agency and, with 25+ years' experience behind us, we know a thing or two about brand development and social media management. Over the years, we have worked with hundreds of companies across a multitude of countries and continents, tweaking campaigns, building and shaping trends, customising all designs and promo material (on- and offline) to suit the nuances of each location with great success.
We design and build your entire brand experience... from your logo, website, social media, to advising about the way you answer phones and how customers experience your staff. We are critically aware of what is needed to present a positive brand experience, strategising and implementing methods which create an overall experience that works best for you.
In addition to our range of digital services, our repertoire encapsulates a wide range of additional design services intended for other mainstream uses. 4Shades employs seasoned graphic designers and illustrators who are capable of conceptualising and designing almost anything that can be designed and/or printed. Tap for more on what we can offer your organisation.
4Shades is often commissioned to design and print multilingual magazines and books. We provide an end-to-end service for both digital and printed versions to extremely demanding deadlines and we have key online partners to deliver your publications to even wider audiences. Tap for more info on what we've previously done and what we can bring to your organisation.
Good packaging must reflect the personality of any organisation. 4Shades also understands that customers generally prefer and aim for simplicity, honesty and authenticity in their designs. We subsequently ensure that each of our designs meets and exceeds this requirement, ensuring that all of our designs are printed to the highest standards on very good quality materials.
Whether it is when complementing our e-commerce and print solutions, or requested as a standalone service, 4Shades provides photography and/or video production for use in marketing material. With numerous styles available - still life, fashion, or model photography, full room set shots and smaller cameo shots, product, food and location work - we arrange versatile images for your designs and campaigns.
Our projects are incredibly varied and often span continents. To ensure we maintain progressive workflows and meet deadlines, almost all projects are driven via Agile methodologies to fluid project plans. This approach ensures we diligently manage our project to the highest degree of success and customer satisfaction.
We are proud to introduce our bespoke content management system (CMS), 4mulate, a modular open-source framework developed exclusively by 4Shades. It is infused with several of the most current technologies, allowing our clients’ online projects to take full advantage of an inter-connected world within which they can exhibit products and/or services, privately or publicly, selectively or en masse. This modular CMS has been developed from the ground-up to specifically cater for the needs and requirements of our clients' bespoke solutions and is already deployed across a multitude of solutions with high visitor traffic.
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