Personalised product development advice that continues to inspire

The busier you are can mean the less creative time you have


Running a creative business means the not so fun things such as accountancy and Post Office runs, right? Plus it distracts you from inspiration, product development and time to design.
Prioritising product development gets harders as your workload grows. You itch to bring unique new designs into your range on a daily basis.
You’re ambitious and constantly want to expand by pushing your brand forward, especially with the retail landscape always changing.

Any of this sound familiar?

Small creative business

Can’t see past your current best sellers because your 9-5 is really 24/7?


An inspiration boost or a second opinion is sometimes all you need to bring out those product ideas you wake up at 3am thinking about.
No-one can take your creativity away, but how would a personal cheerleader to collaborate with while directing your brand with innovative products concepts make you feel?
Maybe you’d do a little happy dance so you can focus on what you do best – develop great products for your ideal customers.
If you’re a creative, design based business who wants to grow their range, develop new products your customers will love – then this is for you.

Product development consultancy


Joanne is highly skilled in the creative side of her work and also the business side. She took the time to get to know and understand our brand, which ensured that the ideas she developed were right for us.
I’ve been delighted with her work so far and would definitely recommend her!
Maria from Maria Allen Boutique


How does it work – I want to be inspired!
I’ll work with you to understand your range, what you like, dislike and how you want to grow. You can then pick the project that suits your business best and I’ll get to work producing ideas specifically for you:

Product innovation project

Focus on a particular product type you need to develop – e.g. wedding invitations, party styling, home accessories or men’s jewellery
Yes! Show me product concepts based on my range

Theme innovation project

Develop a range of different products for a specific theme or occasion – e.g Christmas, Mother’s Day, new baby or wedding anniversaries
I need a presentation for this please!


£45 per hour, minimum four hours of work.


Do you want to create amazing new products? Then let’s work together! 

What you’ll receive

Visually creative product development presentation split by key ideas, concepts and trends (and lots of notes), that is personalised to your business. All of this is underpinned by being commercially aware of the retail landscape.
Meeting or phone call (as it’s good to chat!) to discuss everything in detail, bounce new ideas around and ask any questions.
Want to see a sample presentation? Visuals always help us as creatives, so get in touch and I’ll send an example of what you’ll receive right over!

Product development consultancy presentation

Why my passion lies with inspiring you

Having worked in the retail industry for 11 years, with over seven years at, and providing private consultancy work – I’m all about championing creative businesses.
Trends, product development and consumer behaviour are the expertise I use to develop products that are new, different and most importantly – right for you.
I want you to grow, and take action, so together we can create a catalyst to develop your products in new and exciting ways.
Understanding your brand and weaving this into the unique product ideas I produce for you is paramount. After all, it’s not just an apron, it’s the gift you’ll make that a mother will give her child to develop her creativity and purpose in life.
Find out my background and what makes me set my alarm every morning (yep I’m that person) over on the about page. Or if you just want free product, trend and design inspiration, head to the blog. I’ll be serving up new content every few weeks so be sure to follow along.

Joanne Griffin product development consultancy at Arnold & Bird

Are you ready to develop more new products than before?
Got a burning question, or want to get in touch? I’d love to hear more about your business and chat.

Get started now and let’s collaborate

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Specialist product areas
Whatever your creative business focuses on I can help:

  • Home & garden
  • Fashion & jewellery
  • Food & drink
  • Baby & child
  • Weddings & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Easter

Specialist product areas