Rydo is a dependable Glasgow-based graphic design consultancy with expertise in branding, visual identity and everything in between.
The practice deals with all aspects of visual communication — from company naming and positioning to copywriting — and brand roll-out across traditional and digital media. Working with Rydo is based on a candid, open, collaborative approach that affords equal appreciation to the pragmatic (the method) and the intuitive (the magic).
Originally established in 2009, the studio produces work driven by an enthusiasm for attractive, conceptually rigorous design that communicates clearly. Creative problem solving lies firmly at the heart of an ethos built on an ambition to provide considered, engaging outcomes that help to build audiences and add value.
Director Ryan Thompson is an active member of the International Society of Typography Designers (ISTD) — serving as an assessor for the society’s European and North American student assessment schemes — and a former event organiser for the long-running design lectures series LongLunch. He is a strong believer in the potential that meaningful design possesses as a catalyst for progress.
Rydo works for — and with — artists & producers, photographers & film makers, designers & illustrators, crafts people & makers, researchers & educators, record labels & musicians, fitness enthusiasts, writers & dreamers, programmers & engineers, scientists & technologists, visionaries, entrepreneurs, connoisseurs, mavericks and rogues.