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If you need on-tap graphic design services with a fast turnaround and a sensible price ticket, Toast’s design subscription service is just the thing you are looking for!
What is a design subscription?
Basically, it’s a service where you pay a monthly fee and you get all your design work completed with the minimum of hassle and fuss.
It can also be thought of as a design retainer, and works in a similar way, but is intended to be more flexible and used for smaller design projects that you have on a daily or weekly basis.
What are the advantages of a design subscription?
Most design agencies and freelancers charge by the hour for design work.
Our design subscription service is billed by the minute, so you only pay for the time you use.
- If a job takes 12 minutes, you only pay for 12 minutes
- We typically turn around smaller projects in 1-3 days
- Use your subscription for anything – from Artwork to Web work
- Your time never expires so you don’t pay for the time you haven’t used
- You don’t have to deal with loads of separate invoices for small jobs
- We always let you know roughly how long a design task will take before we do it
- Everything is tracked and reported monthly – to the minute
What can you use your time for?
Any service that our in-house team of creatives can deliver!
Most design subscriptions only allow for small jobs, but with Toast, you can use it for anything.
Unlike other subscription services, your projects are not farmed out to freelancers – we do everything in house, so we can offer a wide range of services delivered by a team that knows and understands your brand.
- Artwork tweaks
- Brochure covers and layouts
- Business cards
- Conceptual work
- Design tasks
- Email marketing
- Fixing website problems
- Graphic design
- Help with strategy
- Icon design
- Infographic design
- Landing page design
- Movies & animation
- Newsletter design
- Optimisation (technical website SEO)
- Poster design
- Pop-up banner design
- PowerPoint design and deck design
- Quarterly design reviews
- Research (keywords, markets etc.)
- Search engine optimisation
- Stationery design
- Social media graphics
- Technical diagrams
- UX design
- Vehicle wraps
- Website work
- WordPress websites
- Word Templates
- Zapier automation
Why use Toast?
We’re an experienced agency.
For over 25 years, Toast has worked with a diverse range of clients, designing everything from business cards to websites.
This is a UK-based design subscription service. Please note we only work with clients based in the UK.
We do everything in-house, every project placed with Toast will be worked on by our fully employed design team.
- No freelancers, so you work with the same people all the time
- We get to know your brand, design framework and requirements
- Experienced, qualified designers
- Highly organised and used to working to tight deadlines and large-volume work
- 15 staff, so there is always someone on-hand to help out
- Established business – trading for over 25 years
What makes our design subscription different?
Only pay for what you use.
Unlimited design services are run like Gym memberships; these companies hope you will not use them.
This means that even on a cheap service, you can pay £1000s for a design service that you don’t even use.
Here when you need us, no charge when you don’t.
When you have design time with Toast, it never expires and you only pay for the minutes you use.
If you don’t use your time in one month, it’s still there next month – no need to pay twice.
We’re a design team, not a virtual network.
You can phone us and speak directly to the team. You can come to visit our studio, you’ll get to know your team.
We’re like an in-house design team that works with you to get the work done, on time, every time.
Who do we work with?
From household names to smaller niche businesses, we produce on-tap design services for a wide range of clients.
Design subscription FAQs.
We’ve covered the common questions below; if you have any questions you can call us on 01295 266644.
Does unlimited design work?
No, it doesn’t. It either costs you a fortune or compromises quality.
This is not an unlimited design subscription.
Our design subscription is charged at £1 ex VAT per minute, but when you use up all your time, you simply top up with more at £1 per minute.
What is unlimited is the amount of work you can put our way. This is not true of other unlimited design subscriptions – they are based on hoping you will not do that.
Unlimited design services are quite simply a myth – these services are simply gambling that you won’t take them up on the offer and therefore they are more expensive in the long run.
We work by aligning ourselves with your brand, your deadlines and your marketing team to understand your requirements, streamlining projects and delivering killer creativity on time and on brief.
You can call us, we can do zoom or you can use email. Simple, quick and effective.
How do we manage this?
Whilst a lot of services make you use yet another new tool to manage your design subscription, we use the tools you already know.
If you prefer to work via email, no problem. Prefer Trello or Slack? We can do that too.
Our preference for project management is BaseCamp, Trello or Zendesk, but we know that teams already have their own workflows, so it’s entirely up to you how you want us to manage things.
For marking up projects with your feedback we use PDFs and Creative cloud (no login required) so you can simply view everything online and have your feedback integrated directly into our apps and files.
Our entire team make the ease of project communication a priority, so you always know what is going on.