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The Idea Bureau

What We Do

If you’ve got an idea, we’ll bring it to life with an extraordinary solution.

We aren’t about cookie cutter answers and tick box activities. Everything we do is tailored to you, built up from an inherent sense of creativity, technology and innovation. However, we love taking the brilliant organisations we work with through our impact-focused and results driven process.

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You want to move forward, faster. Great – we’ve got just the thing. We facilitate bespoke workshops that enable your key stakeholders to dig deeper into a problem so that we can find an actionable answer curated for success. Plus, we’ll work with you on carefully constructed funding applications and digital strategies too.

We specialise in:

  • Bespoke Workshops
  • Digital Strategy
  • Funding Applications


Armed with these robust findings, it’s time to pull it apart and piece it back together with accessible, data-driven and user-tested solutions. We’ll produce prototypes that leave you genuinely excited for what the future holds, with innovative interfaces that work both for our users and you.

We have experience in:

  • Accessibility
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Design Systems
  • User Interface Design (UI)


You want impact for now, but also for the future. Impact that grows and scales with your organisation and the design and technology that moves with it. That’s why we build dependable systems that have the flexibility to shift and expand as you do, all created with performance, accessibility and security at the heart.

We create:

  • Custom Websites
  • Mobile Applications
  • Bespoke Software Solutions


We offer flexible and tailored recommendations through our Bureau+ package that can grow with you. From training to analytical reviews, user experience improvements to supporting your digital strategy, we love nothing more than sticking around and guiding you through periods of change and development. See us as your growth partner, there whenever you need us.

We help you grow with:

  • Analytical Reviews
  • User Experience Improvements
  • Ongoing Training
  • Supporting Digital Strategy

What makes us different?

We keep it…


We’re never going to bore you with tech jargon that you really don’t need to know about. We strip it all back and deliver solutions that will actually engage both you and your audience.


We’re a purposefully small team with a strong track record of delivering impactful results with longevity at the core. Our lean structure means that we can give every project our full energy and attention, with minimal risk and maximum impact. 


We want these solutions to last you for the long haul. This means we develop adapatable, sturdy and growth-proof systems that will slot seamlessly into your organisation and vision for the future.

We work with

“They’ve done a fantastic job of taking our vision for what we needed and turning it into a real, functioning, high quality platform – we couldn’t be happier with it!”

Laura Macartney

Co-Founder & Director of InCommon

How can we help you on your next project?

Contact us today