Tom Finnegan – Architect
Tom completed the 2007, Glenn Murcutt, Master class in Australia. He then graduated as a mature student from Waterford Institute of Technology, School of Architecture in 2010. Glenn Murcutt is an internationally recognized, Pritzker Prize winning, architect who specializes in a sustainable approach to residential projects that are strongly influenced by their surroundings.
Tom worked with Waterford City Council on a number of projects in the Viking Tringle area in Waterford city, including the design of the Fumbally Exchange building, prior to the founding of Finnegan Architects in 2013.
The practice aims to combine an interest in sustainable energy efficient design and conservation, with a personalized customer orientated approach that aims to make architecture and design more easily understandable and accessible.
ROJO-Studio is an architecture & design studio, run by award winning architects: Agnieszka & Bartosz Rojowski. They have over 12 years experience in both Irish and International markets.
Their recent portfolio includes several award winning Medieval Museum in Waterford, The Menapia Building which the home of The House of Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre and many other projects designed while working within Waterford City Council.
Rojo-Studio offers a full architectural design service which includes custom designs for residential housing as well as cultural and commercial projects.
The merger of Bartosz’s design, technical and management skills together with Agnieszka’s artistic approach result in bespoke and thoughtful architectural designs.
John Gavin – Design Consultant
John Gavin is an award winning creative director. After relocating to Ireland from London, he launched his design consultancy TrueOutput. He works with international clients, across multiple sectors, on brand-identity, print, environments and digital media projects. Some of the clients to benefit from his work have been Adidas, BBC, Radisson, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft.
He always looks for less ordinary ways to help businesses and organisation’s stand proudly apart from their competitors. He is passionate about the positive effect of brand identity and design thinking can play on business effectiveness, inside and out.
TrueOutput is a studio providing brand-identity and communication design backed up with strong digital media delivery.
Services provided by TrueOutput include everything to do with design; Identities, websites, mobile apps, digital installations, catalogues, brochures, stationery, posters, environments, internal communications, all of which are backed up with strategic thinking, that helps businesses and organisation’s grow and transform their brands.
Michael Tobin Architecture
Michael Tobin – Architect
Michael Tobin Architecture is a design based architectural practice, offering an individual professional service to each client. The business provides tailored design solutions and project management from initial concept to completion of the project.
Michael Tobin is a registered Architect, member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland and a qualified Architectural Technologist working in the Architectural arena for over 20 years. The business has experience in the contemporary, traditional and historical buildings and equally comfortable with all.
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Liam Doyle Associates
Liam Doyle Associates (LDA) is a food consultancy business run by one of Europe’s leading food safety and technology professionals. We help food businesses and leading retailers grow profitably and sustainably, to find the best suppliers and to ensure great tasting and safe food products. While based in Waterford, Ireland, we operate extensively across the EU, Asia and South America.
Liam has 25 years’ experience working globally with food manufacturers and retailers. Liam’s expertise lies in real, hands-on, practical food safety assessment, technology application and management. Liam has worked in a wide range of high care and high risk food production environments, worldwide. He has previously worked for Marks & Spencer, Boots plc & Uniq in both food safety & technology. Liam founded his own consultancy in 2004, and moved home to Waterford in 2009. LDA collaborates with a small team of leading food safety associates based in UK and Asia. LDA are a retained specialist provider to Marks and Spencer.
For UK: +44 7876562571
For Ireland: +353 87 6431634
After working in the Great Outdoors shop in Dublin, Seamus Doyle moved to Sydney, Australia in 2000 and worked as a personal trainer and group fitness trainer for 5 years with the leading outdoor fitness community, Evolution to Wellbeing. He returned to Waterford in 2006 and set up Balance fitness. Balance fitness started in a small city centre studio and then moved to their ‘Pop-up’ studio in the former Chartbusters premises in the Ardkeen Shopping Centre.
Balance fitness is now located at the Ardkeen Community Rooms on the Dunmore road in Waterford and specialises in fitness classes, personal training, running groups and fitness programmes for teams and clubs. Balance fitness also promotes The Island Run, a unique 5km running event on the island at Waterford Castle, which takes place in August every year. Fumbally member John Gavin of TrueOutput does the design work for Balance fitness and after John told Seamus that Fumbally was the place to be for the ‘office’ work, and crucially had good coffee, the deal was done.
Check out the fortnightly Balance column that Seamus writes for Waterford Today newspaper for the latest Balance news and views.
Born in Poland and now living and working in Ireland, Tomasz Usyk is known internationally as a sports illustrator and a graphic designer whose original style captures the essence of movement. Tom’s ability to convey explosive dynamics in his works comes from being a sportsman himself – he holds an MA degree in Physical Education and Coaching from Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland. He studied further to obtain an BA degree in Design (Visual Communications) from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland. Tom’s impressive portfolio reflects that his paired passions fuel creativity. The client list includes leading worldwide brands and advertising agencies, such as: Playboy Enterprises, The New York Times, TG4, MegaFon, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO and more.
Digital Marketing Consultant
Through Shadow Marketing Justin combines his knowledge of digital marketing & business management with his passion for innovation & technology to help small businesses reach and engage customers online. Justin has already built a strong client base across eight counties and was responsible for creating and running the 2014 Tramore Racing festival social media campaign, which reached 900, 000 people online.
Shadow Marketing specialises in connecting customers with social media profiles and websites of retailers & hospitality venues, while customers are in-store or close by to the business location. This customer centred approach is underpinned by business mentoring/training on digital marketing best practices and a full suite of digital marketing services which suit both e-commerce and bricks & mortar businesses. Services include & are not limited to:
- Digital marketing strategy development
- Website optimisation/customer online conversion
- Social media management
- Search Engine Optimisation
- Email marketing management