Tim Mitchell Design and the DBA

Brand delivering return on investment

We are a member of the Design Business Associate (DBA). We believe that investing in how you communicate to your staff and your customers through effective brand communications will deliver a direct return on investment. We have been a DBA member since 2015 and we are one of under 500 design businesses across the UK that subscribe to the DBA’s set of standards. The design industry in the UK is unregulated: we wanted to ensure how we operate is of the highest standards. We understand how to harness the urge to communicate in an eye catching and engaging way with the need to deliver cost effective results to the highest standards. Our ethos is acting honourably, responsibly, politely and positively. With DBA membership we aim to bring these values and skills to a wider audience. The DBA offers us with access to resources that ensure we follow best practice, deliver effective solutions for clients and always work to deliver measurable value.

The DBA exists to

Promote professional excellence and to build productive partnerships between commerce and the design industry. The end goal is to champion effective design that improves the quality of people’s lives. Tim Mitchell Design is member of the Design Business Association.

As such we are committed to following the guidelines set out by the DBA for its members:

Best practice to achieve effective design solutions to better our clients’ business
Competence in providing measurable value for our clients’ investments

As a member of the DBA we subscribe to these standards:

Professional indemnity
Accurate and clear financial reporting
Commitment to salaries and charge-out rates in line with UK benchmarks
Continuing professional development of staff
Confidentiality and professionalism

“We are thrilled to welcome Tim Mitchell Design to the DBA. There are a great number of small design businesses working in the UK and producing fantastic work. A particular focus for the DBA is to attract those creative businesses that work to a set of business values that benefit them and their clients. We look forward to supporting Tim Mitchell Design on their journey. ”

John Scarrott, Membership Director of the DBA

For further information on the Design Business Association please visit or telephone Adam Fennelow on 020 7251 9229.