Clients' comments
My thanks to these customers who have written such lovely comments. I endeavour to live up to their expectations.


“I’ve worked with Ian Tonks for many years. He is extremely reliable and has never failed to deliver results on all commissioned print and digital projects. He provides an excellent service with commendable knowledge of production and always provides tremendous creative input.” 

Matthew Bubear

“Ian was fantastic to work with. He was highly creative with our brief but also efficient and professional throughout. I would strongly recommend him and his services.”

Hannah Grissell
PR Account Manager (sport, fitness & leisure sector)

“I have hired Ian on a number of projects since 2004 and his expertise, creativity and attention to detail are second to none. Ian has become an integral part of my marketing team on several occasions and has helped me to deliver some very high profile marketing projects, wherein in his experience and guidance have been invaluable both to me and the organisations we have worked for. I commend him to you.”

Paul Komuro
Sales & Marketing Director at APPI Health Group

“Ian has an ability to understand the marketing needs of a business and convert this knowledge to the delivery of creative and cost effective solutions. He has designed and advised on production of my company’s advertising and web presence and I would highly recommend him.”

Philip Hanley
Independent Financial Adviser 

“We called upon Ian Tonks to photo shoot our new furniture collections and our new showroom in Central London. He produced exactly the look we wanted and in fact gave us more shots than we asked for and some really useful innovative creative input into the day. I would certainly recommend him.”

Robin Bayliss
Group and Sales Director at Bisley 

“Ian is a dynamic and creative marketeer with the capability to deliver under pressure and has an instinctive touch for high impact marketing. Always willing to go the extra mile, dependable and totally trust worthy. I have known and worked with him for over 15 years and he has never let me down.”

Sean Valentine
Managing Director at Valentine Hospitality

“Excellent service. We have commissioned Ian to take promotional shots for two of our holiday parks in Devon. Very efficient, Ian was a pleasure to work with, highly creative, fast and delivered more than was asked. We could confidently leave him to art direct and manage both shoots with absolute confidence.” 

Mike Webster
Regional General Manager at Darwin Escapes

“Ian is intuitive with a natural flair for marketing. He offers sound advice and is an inspiration to deal with. Always quick to rationalise a situation and determine a valuable course of action. I have always found him a real asset and would recommend him when considering any commercial project.” 

Louise Boulton – Lear CPSM
VP Marketing Communications, James G Davis Construction Corporation USA

“I have called upon Ian’s services many times. From brand creation to launching products and general integrated ‘through the line’ marketing programmes. He is the consummate professional, creative but down to earth and a realist. Always nice to deal with a marketeer who tries to save you money rather than spend it all as quickly as possible. I would totally recommend him.”

Ali Howe 
Vet Channel Territorial Manager, Hills Pet Nutrition 

“Ian has been invaluable to me over the last few years. He has advised and guided me through the maze of marketing channels available and always provided sound advice with a structured, strategic thought process. He is confident with a can-do attitude with strong commercial and resource planning skills. He always has an organised approach with excellent attention to detail. He is personable and easy to work with when working to tight schedules. I would certainly recommend him.”

Amanda Hanley
Interior Designer, Amanda Hanley by Design

“Ian has always given Malory Band a professional, reliable and prompt service. Whether it’s photography, design or marketing, he has offered a creative solution to every brief and we are delighted with everything he has produced for us!”

Penny Mallory
Motivational Speaker

“I have worked with Ian on a number of projects over the past ten years and have always received fantastic service. He always delivers on time and on budget and to the highest standards, whilst coming up with creative and innovative solutions to the challenges that have been set. He is never satisfied until he has explored every possibility to ensure that he is providing the best possible response to the brief.”

Robert Boobyer
Marketing Programs Manager at Pegasystems

“Ian is always a delight to work with; his professionalism and focus lead him to continually produce images of outstanding quality, always capturing the emotion of our special days.”

Aislinn Price
Account Manager, Polofix 

“Ian has a unique ability to conceive, develop and articulate a compelling vision and drive positive change to deliver results. Always good fun to be around, Ian has a positive attitude and is a pleasure to work with.”

Richard Dunwoody
Event and Travel Photographer

“As a young racing driver competing in the BTCC it was imperative we used a reliable and professional web designer to ensure my website was exactly how I planned. Ian took the brief and surpassed my expectations. So much so in fact that we commissioned him to create our family run business web site – John Wood Tyres. Overall, an excellent service and thoroughly recommendable.”

Lea Wood
BTCC Racing Driver 

“I have worked with Ian Tonks for many years from both our UK and Dubai office. Ian’s standard of work is excellent and his commitment to service is exemplary. He has never failed to help us and find a solution for our marketing needs. Always willing to go the extra mile, Ian is the first person we call when we require any marketing support.”

Nicola Alexander
Managing Director, Crèche Out Ltd.

“Working with Ian is effortless – he is business savvy and quickly grasps concepts and turns out exceptional work with very little revision required – and all within the committed deadlines. I can’t say enough about the quality, the speed, the attention to detail and the effectiveness of his work”

Shaun Lawrence
Director at Back Drop to Food Ltd

“Having known Ian for several years it’s my pleasure to recommend him as Ian is passionate in all that he does a true professional and marketing expert with vision and creative thinking. Ian works at a high pace and able to flex as required. I have worked with Ian within a corporate environment, on projects and recently on a contract basis. He is honest, hardworking and a major team player who offers added value in everything that he touches.”

Kriss Cocomazzi
Head of Sales and Marketing – TRACKER Network

“Ian delivered fresh new campaigns for our business – really helping to drive increased business and get us a lot of attention in a crowded market.”

Paul Yates
Product Strategy Director Ipipeline

“Ian is truly professional and will go the extra mile to complete work over and above the original brief. Ian always ensures that the projects run as smoothly and as efficiently a possible, even taking on tasks outside of his remit to fulfil the client’s needs. Ian is an invaluable resource and also a great team player. I would thoroughly recommend him.”

Heidi Rackham
Business Services Assistant at Britannia Pharmaceuticals

“Having utilised creative marketing services from a range of providers over the past 20 years, I continue to work with Ian as I have found his no-nonsense approach, attentiveness and ability to quickly provide exciting and cost effective solutions is unmatched.”

Steven Hawes
Managing Director – Salom Europe Ltd

“Ian Tonks is the person I turn to for advise on all aspects of my business. He has a wealth of experience and always comes up with great ideas. Ian understands all aspects of branding, budget and marketing and he has been able to help me achieve  my aspirations for my business. His creative, open minded approach to marketing  and his attention to detail and deadlines,  make him someone I can thoroughly recommend.”

Margaret Tyres
Owner – English Bridles

“I have worked with Ian over the past 4 years on an array of marketing projects, not only is Ian an excellent creative, but also an extremely capable marketer which makes working together effortless. From initial concept, right though to delivery, Ian is the essential addition to any marketing team. I have always been impressed with how quickly Ian can turn an idea into a full concept and present several options on any project back to the business. Ian’s artistic abilities and attention to detail put him a cut above the rest in this field. Ian’s photography services have also been excellent, whether it be for an event or product photography, I highly recommend this service. Ian is a pleasure to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”

Lorna Cox
Marketing Manager at Holland & Barrett International

“Having worked with ITM Creative for a number of years, I can attest to Ian’s value as an independent consultant. He is sharp, innovative and not afraid to challenge the status quo. He offers a high-touch, time sensitive yet quality service embellished with creativity, and has never disappointed with his output.”

Laura Hall
Marketing Manager