Panama Design Co.

A design studio led
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Aaron is a skilled graphic designer and developer based in the UK. Situated in his purpose-built studio in the picturesque Worcestershire countryside, he specialises in delivering exceptional brand, print, and digital design solutions. Aaron's client portfolio encompasses a diverse range of businesses, including small startups, entertainment venues, clothing brands, as well as renowned multinational corporations, media organisations, and the esteemed financial sector.

With a career spanning fifteen years, Aaron has been the driving force behind Panama Design Co., his successful design studio established in 2012. He has also made a significant impact on the academic front, sharing his expertise as an Associate Lecturer in Visual Design at institutions such as Birmingham City University (BCU) and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM). Alongside his teaching commitments, Aaron assumes the role of design lead at Redditch Print and New Moon FM. He also actively collaborates with numerous other media and design agencies and manages various exciting side projects, including Mirror Pavilion, MINITONE®, and

With well over a decade of experience in the industry, Aaron has fostered valuable partnerships, enabling him to curate an expanding network of collaborators. This allows him to assemble a skilled team whenever necessary, ensuring the successful execution of projects of varying scales and complexity.



Clients to date


Project hours completed

6 years

University lecturing


Spotify minutes streamed


Assistive Intelligence — Brand Development — Campaigns — Creative Direction — Guidelines — Illustration — Messaging & Copy — Packaging & Print Design — Prototyping — Research & Insights — Strategy — Translations — User Interface — Visual Systems — Website Design & Development

Panama Design Co. likes to embrace diverse and unique projects that challenge our creativity and push the boundaries of design. Whether it's a small-scale venture or a large-scale enterprise, we are committed to exploring the potential of every project that comes our way.

We understand that project requirements can evolve, and demands will fluctuate over time. That's why we ensure our capacity can be scaled as necessary. Through collaboration, we're equipped to handle projects of varying sizes and complexities. We have the ability to scale up our resources, expand the team, and allocate the required expertise to meet the evolving needs of clients. We always deliver high-quality work, regardless of the project's magnitude, and are prepared to adapt to the changing demands design projects often require.


Here's a non-exhaustive list of some of the companies Panama Design Co. has had the pleasure of working with since its inception in 2012:

Alan Tyler Opticians — Alfie Birds — Bache Pallets — Bear Cubs Nature Play — Blink IS — Bloc — Boreham House — Capita — Chillipak — Corporate Wear — CTTM — Dekor Lighting — Digbeth Art Club — Ezra Penland — Gelpacks Direct — GenAcoustic — Grow Wild — Hanover Search — Harkive — Harley Street Specialist — Harris Parts — HCMS — In-Situ — Kings Arms Tavern — Laine Pubs — Lloyds of London — LPR — Nelson Policies — NHS — NVA Audio — On Your Feet — One Beat Festival — Pachinko Pusher — Productive Inbox — Rebel Potential — Retail Activate — Ricor — Scoff Kitchen — Solihull DJ — Sparta — Suburban Inns — Tempus — The Collective — UFM Talent — Urban Art Bars — Wensley Group — White Star Aviation — Wilcomatic Wash Systems


Due to the dynamic nature of our projects and the need to protect our clients' intellectual property, we are unable to showcase a comprehensive public portfolio. However, if you would like to see specific examples of Panama Design Co.'s work, we encourage you to reach out to us. The PDCo Interactive Portfolio is available as an interactive PDF on request.

We would be delighted to have the opportunity to share relevant samples with you in a more confidential and tailored manner. Drop us a message using the enquiry form below and we'll generate you your own.

General Enquiries

Feel free to use this form for general enquiries, speaking opportunities, collaborations, or even just to say hello. If you want to speak to me about a new project, make sure to give a brief description of what you are looking for in the message box. Alternatively, you can send me an email.

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