Better Things

Case Studies

Subject Needs Analysis web app

An interactive assessment tool to aid professional development for teachers across London

Young Leaders Academy learning platform

An online learning platform that enables schools to provide tasks specifically focused on developing leadership skills.

Online competition celebrating Auto Trader’s new look

A responsive game that invited people to upload a picture of an out of date item that needed replacing with a shiny new one.

Short promotional video to launch the ICIS Power Portal

A short, dynamic promotional video launching the new ICIS Power Portal.

Product walkthrough of the ICIS Energy Dashboard

A a step-by-step guide to using ICIS’ new Energy Dashboard service, collating all of their up-to-date energy market data in one place for the first time.

Promoting gas market coverage from ICIS using video

An effective video highlighting the key features and benefits of ICIS’ Gas Fundamentals coverage.

Celebrating Auto Trader’s digital revolution

We created a series of weekly online games to raise awareness of Auto Trader moving to a fully digital service.

Delivering timely data to Europe’s Gas Traders

Delivering timely data to Europe’s Gas Traders The problem ICIS were launching a new service delivering Gas Fundamentals data to Gas Traders across Europe. The data is delivered in two formats, via PDF report attached to an email and via FTP data feed. The ability to receive the data in the your preferred format needed […]

Developing a new brand and website for Chinwag Psych

We created the branding and website for Chinwag’s new season of conferences and online series of publications covering psychology, neuroscience and big data for business and marketing.

Using video to showcase the features of Promote Your School’s websites

A simple video that takes a tour through the key features and USPs of Promote Your School’s websites, using fun animation to help deliver the information in clear and concise manner.

Creating the look for the latest Digital Mission to New York

An iconic look for Chinwag’s latest Digital Mission to New York.

Helping Mimecast promote their services to healthcare professionals

We created a new style of animation for Mimecast’s online video promoting their Healthcare IT solutions.

Christmas seen through the eyes of a life long car enthusiast

Auto Trader wanted to send their customers a Christmas message that was festive, whilst still remaining relevant to the automotive subject matter. Our animation took a nostalgic look a car lover’s Christmas past.

A Festive thank you for RAZSOR customers

We helped RAZSOR thank their customers at Christmas by creating an easy to participate Christmas game.

Educational experience for Wide Eye and Wellcome Trust

We created an online experience to compliment the recent TV show that aired on the BBC in October 2012. The site continued the environmental experience whilst adding a further detailed level of content. Take the tour.

Engaging user generated content site for Auto Trader

A fun user generated content site for Auto Trader’s dealer community to share their motoring related stories.

Homepage video to communicate the top line benefits of Menu Analyser

A strongly branded video that communicated the benefits of Menu Analyser to website visitors in 40 seconds. Whilst encouraging viewers to demo the product for free.

A trip down memory lane for Auto Trader Customers

We helped Auto Trader generate excitement around their new TV campaign with a nostalgic quiz site. Using images of cars from every year that Auto Trader have been helping people buy and sell cars to test entrant’s motoring memories.

Simplifying legal support for new and experienced landlords

We helped LPC landlord create a site to help them sell their legal support to landlords in an accessible and easy to use format, yet remaining highly informative. Take a look at how we achieved it.

Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) World TB Day Infographics

Informative infographics covering the history, effects, treatment and scale of the problem were designed to help MSF raise awareness and educate on World TB Day.

Building an inclusive celebration of a year in the life of The Open University

An online collection of stories collected from the individuals who make up the university in the form of Tweets, Audioboos, blog content and YouTube videos.

Raising the profile of FARE Network at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine

We worked with FARE Network to help them highlight their anti-discrimination and education activities at Euro 2012 this summer. Take a look at how we did it.

A video product demonstration for

A cost effective product demonstration for Trader Media’s innovative trade online vehicle buying and selling website.

Beyond Analysis: an editorial content-driven website

We helped Beyond Analysis develop an editorial strategy for their website, then we made it look beautiful. Have a read about how we did it.

Helping English National Ballet with their Christmas message

See how we sprinkled ENB’s Christmas message with a little bit of magic

Using social media to launch Beyond Analysis’s new website

We’ve been working with Beyond Analysis to launch their new website. Check out what we did…

A website launch for HNCC

Check out the new website we designed and built for HNCC – part of their proactive and innovative response to local authority funding cuts.

Portfolio: creating a marketplace for public sector creativity

How Better Things helped facilitate ‘genuine Public Sector innovation’ – check it out!

Launching Auto Trader’s New Car site

Auto Trader wanted to build awareness and drive sales prior to the launch of their New Car website. Check out our solution.

RAZSOR multi-channel product launch

Trader Media Group wanted to launch a new website product to car dealers. Better Things had a few ideas…

The Open University Annual Report 2009/10: on iPad

The Open University asked Better Things to design and build an innovative annual report experience for them. Have a peek at what we did.

Bliss Billboards: using social media for charity

Bliss asked Better Things to develop a campaign to test social media as a donation-driver. Check out the results!

Commercial Trader: differentiating a brand extension

A no-nonsense identity for promoting Trader Media’s 4 new commercial vehicle websites.

Digital Mission 2010 @ SXSWi

Doing our bit for British digital businesses, Better Things announces the British Invasion with this visual identity for the UKTI’s digital mission to SXSWi in 2010.

Auto Trader Visual

An eye catching DM package that illustrates how Auto Trader’s slideshow product works in crystal clear detail.


Updating the identity of this leading sash window manufacturer, to inspire and communicate more clearly with the target audience.


Books that include only the coolest brands in the UK.

NSPCC promotional literature

Inspiring a wide audience of fundraisers and sponsors across the UK.

Auto Trader Mobile

Helping dealers understand the benefits of Auto Trader Mobile.

Bygone Collection

A premium look and feel for Masterframe’s Bygone range of sash windows.


Helping VAX increase their product sales through the Argos catalogue.


A premium look and feel for the Uncertainty Management Unit.

Digital Mission

A strong British identity to help promote the hottest digital companies in the UK at SXSWi in Texas.


Books that include only the best consumer brands in the UK.

Bike Trader media pack

Communicating the benefits of advertising in a fun and informative way.