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Research and Design

Digital Gov. User Research
Digital Arts and Humanities
Design for Web, Mobile, Print
Digital Outreach
Enterprise Service Design
Training and Support

Awards and Partners


Book cover of Mine-craft the Prequel showing coal miners captured on different types of photographic media

Mine-craft the Prequel

Plate to Pixel: The infinite shoebox

This excerpt from the latest research publication by Thinkamigo editions looks at the history of photographic technology – from glass plates through to digital cameras and AI generated computer images

(10 minute read)

Illustration of a QR code displayed on a mobile phone against an abstract depiction of a crowd of people

Who do you think-QR?

Opportunity knocks for the humble QR code

Social distancing during the COVID pandemic saw a renaissance in the use of contactless QR (Quick Response) codes with mobile phones. This article looks at the history of the technology and selected QR projects from the Thinkamigo portfolio.

(5-minute read)

Comic art panel depicting a young Eastern European woman holding a union flag umbrella in the rain

Whatever people say I am

Sequel to The Guardian award-winning‘Dawn of the Unread’

The fourth digital comic in the Whatever… series represents the first time James Walker and Paul Fillingham have worked together as writer and comic book artist.

(2 minute read)

Digital Services

Financial Services Shoreditch

User research, service design

Government, corporate and financial services

Underground video and images

Digital archives, arts, heritage

Academic research collaboration

Digital Lit on BBC News

Digital comics, stories, trails

Award winning learning experiences

Digital Gov. User Research

We support UK Government strategy in the design of inclusive digital technology to deliver improved access to online public services. Together with partner organisations and subject matter experts, we’re helping Gov.UK develop the secure and resilient services that are an essential part of a modern digital economy.

Digital Arts and Humanities

Our strategic partnerships with leading Universities, historians and educators, support the study, preservation and promotion of literature, history, art, and music. Our multidisciplinary approach to Award-winning digital humanities projects helped to secure Nottingham’s UNESCO status as a City of Literature, and have kick-started the careers of many students involved in these projects.

Design for Web, Mobile, Print

With support from Arts Council England, National Heritage Fund, and other sponsors, we have built a substantial portfolio of sustainable digital platforms that continue to engage users. Award-winning webcomics, and heritage projects form the basis of our popular WordPress web designs and print publications. Whilst our latest mobile platform explores the themes and spaces around us, through the medium of digital trails.

Digital Outreach

Our digital outreach workshops are designed to nurture skills transfer and social enterprise in former-industrial heartlands. Celebrating local history and contemporary culture through web, mobile and print helps to connect people with the stories and events that shape their community. These activities are supported by our not-for-profit, community interest company – Mine2Minds Education.

Enterprise Service Design

Experience in financial and governance-led platforms informs our design principles. We consider all aspects of the end-to-end service to ensure that the experience for users is simple and effective. Our design methodology reduces operating costs and maximises value for businesses, organisations and end-users.

Training and Support

A strong learning culture is at the centre of everything we do. Our design-thinking workshops empower businesses, students, and organisations with the freedom and knowhow to communicate effectively in the digital space. Combined with hosting and ongoing support, Thinkamigo ensure that your ideas remain available and future proof.

Research and design clients


Paul Fillingham Digital Consultant - James Prior House, 2 Main Street, Blidworth, Nottinghamshire NG21 0PZ United Kingdom