new brand ideas

Elevating your brand with words, images and optimism.

We are a creative agency who believe the simplest of ideas, communicated with confidence, have the power to uplift.

We believe better, is bigger.


We are a branding & digital design agency in Bristol and Lisbon with a unique combination of skills and experience: from marketing and journalism, to e-commerce and web design.

Our agile, research-based approach allows you to understand your company – and customers – inside out. We work with you to grow your brand and build your website using creative thinking, digital innovation and a silly amount of hard work.

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Our Team

Rog HowManaging Director

+44 020 3813 9872
+351 936 725 621
rog@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK

Cat HowCreative Director

+44 07598 926452
+351 934 721 286
cat@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK

Neil QuinnDesign Director

+44 07843 008238
+44 0117 942 4000
neil@polleni.com

Bristol, UK

Adam O'NeillFront-End Developer

+351 936 725 621
+351 212 493 563
adam@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal

Rog HowManaging Director

+44 020 3813 9872
+351 936 725 621
rog@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK

Rog studied at the University of Bristol and has worked in radio production for national and international stations in the UK and Australia. Rog has also worked in marketing and audio branding at the BBC alongside agencies such as Fallon and Red Bee. At the BBC Rog led the stakeholder management and radio production of projects such as the Royal Wedding, the Olympics and General Election.

Rog co-founded a critically-acclaimed E-Commerce business with his wife Cat How, before selling it to co-found the Pollen Place coworking studios and event space in 2016.

Rog co-founded Polleni in 2017 alongside Neil Quinn and Cat How. He is a branding mentor for incubator programs in Lisbon, and speaks regularly at events around Europe.

Cat HowCreative Director

+44 07598 926452
+351 934 721 286
cat@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK

Cat studied at the University of Bristol and Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design - where she was awarded a First in MA Communication Design. She has worked as a writer for Metro, The Guardian, The Observer and the BBC; and as a designer in a Melbourne agency for clients such as Yellowtail Wine.

Cat co-founded a critically-acclaimed E-Commerce business with her husband Rog How, before selling it to co-found the Pollen Place coworking studios and event space in 2016.

Cat was an E-Commerce and Creative Business columnist for Computer Arts Magazine; and has lectured at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design and the London College of Communication.

Cat co-founded Polleni in 2017 alongside Neil Quinn and Rog How.

Neil QuinnDesign Director

+44 07843 008238
+44 0117 942 4000
neil@polleni.com

Bristol, UK

Neil Quinn has over 10 years of experience working in the creative industries and has worked on projects for PayPal, Virgin Media, Sky and Foxes Biscuits.

Neil co-founded and ran a graphic design agency in Nottingham where he was a Director for four years, before moving to Bristol in 2016. Neil worked as lead designer for a digital agency, before co-founding Polleni in October 2017 alongside Cat How and Rog How.

Neil’s wide-ranging expertise encompasses the design of identities, websites, mobile apps, corporate stationery and vehicle graphics.

Adam O'NeillFront-End Developer

+351 936 725 621
+351 212 493 563
adam@polleni.com

Lisbon, Portugal

Adam is a freelance Front-End Developer who specialises in REACT.

Work he has been part of include the Mercedes-Benz.io innovation team, and he was also the CTO and Co-founder of Tiger Time - a reward-driven productivity app.

Adam is a European Innovation Academy ambassador, alumni, and mentor; as well as an alumni of Beta-i's Lisbon Challenge. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Computing from Dublin Institute of Technology. Most importantly, Adam has never been known to not have a smile on his face.

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