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Strangebrew

Through a process of Business and Brand Alchemy, Strangebrew adds value to Businesses and Brands of all shapes and sizes by helping them to Think Brand – not bland.

Whether you are a new start-up or an established Businesses or Brand looking to move to the next level, Phil Strachan uses his extensive Client-side and Consultancy-side experience and expertise in the areas of Branding, Identity, Creativity, Innovation and Design to help you to connect, communicate and engage effectively with your target market.

Our portfolio of services ranges from Name Generation through to Corporate and Brand Identities, Business and Brand Positioning and Propositions, Business Card and Stationery Design, Packaging Design, Brochure Design, Advertising, Signage and Website Design.

By identifying your ‘Vital Spark’ – what makes you different and can provide a source of competitive advantage – Strangebrew will ensure that you will have a strong, compelling and sustainable Brand rather than just AN Other bland.

Press Release

Diego Masciaga

It’s not a job – it’s a way of life!

Diego Masciaga, our speaker at the Blenheim Palace Dinner on Wednesday 30th October, is the acknowledged and celebrated master of customer service and customer experience excellence. Nothing less than a living legend in the hospitality and catering fields worldwide, Diego masterminded, directed and carefully orchestrated the entire customer experience at The Waterside Inn, Bray’s world […]

Phil Strachan

Art and Culture, Business Services, Marketing and Design

Berkshire, Oxfordshire

30th September 2019

B4 Article

B4 Strangebrew

Introducing Diego Masciaga

Serving up customer experience excellence for any business or organisation looking to build sustainable competitive advantage. Strangebrew’s Phil Strachan introduces Diego Masciaga to us, yet another of his very far from bland connections and friends with whom he has recently had the very great privilege and pleasure of working closely alongside. Nothing less than a […]

Phil Strachan

Art and Culture, Marketing, Marketing and Design

Oxfordshire

27th September 2019

B4 Article

Strangebrew: On the podium at Brands Hatch thanks to Advait Deodhar and CAAL Racing

fter the first four races at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Spain and Autodromo Di Franciacorta in Italy, Advait went into the next four races at Brands Hatch and Autodrome Most in the Czech Republic sitting in a very creditable fourth place in the Championship. Quite an achievement as a genuine ‘rookie’ in a field of […]

Phil Strachan

Business Services, Marketing and Design

Oxfordshire

29th July 2019

B4 Article

Introducing Advait Deodhar

Driven to be a winner and on track to succeed after his championship winning 2018 Euro Nascar debut Strangebrew’s Phil Strachan introduces us to yet another of his talented and far from bland friends. Back in 2013, Phil introduced Buckinghamshire rising star Tom Ingram to Richard Rosser and B4 following his success in winning the […]

Phil Strachan

Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Leisure, Marketing

Berkshire, Oxfordshire

29th April 2019

B4 Article

Alina K

New beginnings for composer / pianist Alina K

Phil Strachan of Brand Alchemists, Strangebrew, gives us an update on his Lithuanian born, London based composer/pianist friend, Alina Kozlovskaja, who recently recorded fourteen of her own compositions in the world famous Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios in NW London. Written by: Phil Strachan Photography by: Various As regular readers of B4 will know, […]

Phil Strachan

Art and Culture, Entertainment, Marketing, Marketing and Design

Oxfordshire

18th December 2017

B4 Article

Strangebrew

Take just one look – and the ice will melt!

Brand Alchemist, Phil Strachan of Strangebrew, introduces us to another of his multi-talented, extremely interesting and very gifted friends and her amazing and far from bland creations – the Icelandic born and now Winchester based, Anna Dora. Written by: Phil Strachan I first met Anna about 7 years ago and at that time I was […]

Phil Strachan

Art and Culture, Attractions, Events, Leisure

Oxfordshire

31st October 2017

B4 Article

Strangebrew Marketing and Design

Strangebrew

Potent and Intoxicating, Bur Reassuringly Inexpensive. Written by: Phil Strachan Phil Strachan of Business and Brand Alchemists Strangebrew shares with Richard Rosser how clients of all shapes and sizes can benefit from investing in his special brew of ‘London quality at Glasgow prices.’ Having spent 12 years on the consultancy-side in London working almost exclusively […]

Phil Strachan

Business Services, Design, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Freelance Copy Writing and Editing, Marketing, Marketing and Design

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire

22nd August 2017

B4 Article

Strangebrew Marketing

Introducing a classic case of a business that is a very, very long way from bland

Phil Strachan of Strangebrew, who has always had a very keen interest in cars, introduces us to his experienced and very well connected friend Alain Duval, Managing Director of Duval Classic Automobiles Ltd. Written by: Phil Strachan How it all began It was 2012 and I was on my way into London for a business […]

Phil Strachan

Art and Culture, Entertainment, Leisure, Marketing, Marketing and Design, R and R

Oxfordshire

23rd June 2017

B4 Article

Strangebrew Design and Marketing

When customer satisfaction levels go right off the rails

Phil Strachan, Business and Brand Alchemist at Strangebrew, recounts an example of bad customer experience where any attempt at delivering good customer satisfaction was most definitely not on track and became totally derailed. Written by: Phil Strachan Photography by: Carli Adby, Adby Creative Any brand experience, whether good or bad and whether it relates to […]

Phil Strachan

Business Advice, Business Services, Design, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Marketing, Marketing and Design, Media

Oxfordshire

6th June 2017

B4 Article

The Alchemy of Branding

Having spent 14 years client side working on premium brands with blue chip Multinationals and 26 years consultancy side, Strangebrew’s Business and Brand Alchemist, Phil Strachan, is almost uniquely qualified to talk on and advise on the value of brands and the importance of branding in adding value to businesses and organisations of all different […]

Phil Strachan

Advice, Business Advice, Business Services, Corporate Identity, Design, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Marketing, Marketing and Design

Berkshire, Oxfordshire

3rd August 2016

B4 Article

Time to take action – Time to Think Brand – not bland

If you really want to stand out from the crowd and have a successful, profitable and sustainable business, you have to Think Brand – not bland. Strangebrew’s Phil Strachan explains how this is the key to your business being clearly recognised as the ‘go to’ choice in your market. WRITTEN BY: PHIL STRACHAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY: […]

Phil Strachan

Design, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations

Buckinghamshire

15th February 2016

B4 Article

To be seen to be outstanding in your field, you first of all need to stand out from the crowd

Strangebrew’s Phil Strachan talks about the importance of being seen to be different and of being seen to be relevant and up to date if you are to be regarded as the ‘go to’ provider in your industry. WRITTEN BY: PHIL STRACHAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY: CARLI ADBY Coco Chanel once famously stated that in order to […]

Phil Strachan

Advertising, Art and Culture, Business Services, Design, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Freelance Copy Writing and Editing, Marketing, Marketing and Design, Media, Photographers, Printing

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire

27th January 2016

B4 Article

Time to jump off the blandwagon!

Strangebrew’s Phil Strachan talks to B4’s Richard Rosser about the requirement to ‘Think Brand – not bland’ rather than just blindly running the risk of becoming the bland that time forgot. “It is as simple as this – the blandwagon is already overcrowded and overloaded. There are far too many ill-defined and undifferentiated AN Others […]

Phil Strachan

Business Advice, Business Services, Corporate Identity, Design, Marketing, Marketing and Design

Buckinghamshire

22nd January 2016

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