A young Blue Toon entrepreneur has started up an innovative business venture in the town, offering design and print services to the North-east market.
Alasdair Corbett (25), recently launched StudioFour, an independent design and print firm, following demand for his creative services across Peterhead and Aberdeen.
Mr Corbett, who previously worked as a creative designer at Genesis Personnel, a North-east recruitment agency headquartered in Peterhead, has partnered with the agency’s managing director, Wendy Marr, and managing director of LJF Powder Coating Ltd, Charlie Clark, to set-up the local design studio.
Mrs Marr and Mr Clark initially witnessed the potential of Mr Corbett’s services through his design work at Genesis Personnel, and along with their help and resources, spurred the young entrepreneur into kick starting his new venture.
Mr Corbett said: “Charlie, Wendy and I recognised the demand for design services in Peterhead and put our innovative minds together to come up with a strategy for the business.
“They have helped provide me with the courage and resources needed to put both my design skills and business acumen to the test, and I can’t thank them enough for this opportunity.
!I never thought I would be starting my own business at such a young age and I’m very grateful for their help and support.”
Mrs Marr said: “Since Ali’s first day at Genesis Personnel, his talent in creative design has shone through; a talent that was also recognised by Charlie, when Ali carried out design work for LJF Powder Coatings.
“When we first recognised the gap in the market, Charlie and I discussed the idea with Ali and how we could work as a team to make this happen.
“I know Ali is more than capable of heading up this venture for us, and so far this has been proven through the projects that have already been carried out under the StudioFour name.”
Since establishing at the end of last year, StudioFour has produced a varied portfolio of work including business cards, corporate stationery, vehicle livery, signage and bespoke gifts.”