Category Archives: Our Clients


MSPA Client Spotlight: Martin Howe / Teq4

MSPA Client Spotlight: Martin Howe / Teq4 Martin Howe is a creative ‘techie’ with a working world that imaginative young boys that love 'building stuff', merely dream about. He has over 30 years’ experience in designing and building technology-centric attractions for theme parks, science centers, and museums. Formerly Chief Executive of Global...

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MSPA Client Spotlight: Creative Agency – Jones & Bone

Creative Agency Jones & Bone find themselves under the MSPA client spotlight My Special PA is delighted to be working with London-based creative boutique - Jones & Bone. J&B specialise in branding, digital design and content creation and is founded and run by creative partnership Sarah Norford-Jones and Keith Nigel Bone. Turning...

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Brexit: sane insights and practical advice for small creative businesses

Brexit: sane insights and practical advice for small creative businesses Early in the morning on 24th June 2016, I walked into my living room to find my partner staring at his laptop in total disbelief...he then almost inaudibly uttered 'Brexit won'. The shock immediately sent us both outside, with Eddie my...

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Gallery owner and artist Lara Bowen in her studio

Gallery owner Lara Bowen on the business of art

Gallery owner Lara Bowen on the business of art Last week, I spent a really enjoyable morning interviewing artist and Four-Walls gallery owner, Lara Bowen in her Brighton home. Italian coffee and homemade banana muffins were served - 'honestly they're just thrown together' Lara protests through giggles. Home baking on a Monday morning - I'm...

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Private Dining - Baked Salt Style

4 ways MSPA helped ‘serve up’ private dining brand ‘Baked Salt’

A Client Case Study by Emma de Polnay I met chef Janie Fraser back in 2012 at a fantastic Wellness retreat weekend in North Devon. Pilates in a sun filled studio, nordic walking, nutritious cookery classes and homemade cake in the heavenly setting of a beautifully restored old mill. Janie and I...

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Behind the scenes with MSPA Client – Alex MacArthur

Behind the scenes with MSPA Client - Alex MacArthur We’re delighted to be working with Alex MacArthur, antique dealer and interior designer based in Brighton. Back in the early ‘80s, Alex worked as a furniture restorer’s assistant on fine museum-quality pieces.  This was before she discovered the concept of decorative antiques and...

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Brighton Wedding Wonderland for Artists Crossie & Pure Evil

Brighton Wedding Wonderland for Artists Crossie & Pure Evil Somehow amongst all the other projects we've all been working on in the last few months, Esme also managed to create a dreamy Brighton wedding wonderland for our artist client and dear friend Lisa Uzzle-Edwards a.k.a Crossie and her new husband, artist Charley Edwards...

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My Special PA – 3 Years In Business and going strong

My Special PA - 3 Years In Business and going strong   Here's hoping you had a lovely Jubilee weekend. I couldn't resist the cupcake picture - No more Union Jacks though I promise. I trust you haven't found yourself too disorientated by landing right in the middle of your working week...

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Handmade name tags - quill and chinese ink

‘Lively Life’ with Bella Pieroni

Since I started working with Bella Pieroni in 2009, we have run 7 x 'Lively Life' drawing workshops at different venues. This March we ran our second workshop at the Rosvik Gallery Bella guides the workshops rather than teaching. This provides her with the opportunity to produce plenty of her own work for...

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Helen Pynor at The Wellcome Collection

Helen Pynor at The Wellcome Collection Fine artist Helen Pynor was one of our first clients at My Special PA Pynor trained initially as a biologist, before completing a BA in Visual Arts from the University of Sydney, and much of her work involves extensive archival research and close collaboration with a variety of scientists. Pynor's work...

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