We create meaningful and powerful visual solutions.

With years of experience working in classical music, we understand how things work – the challenges, the processes, and the time and budget constraints. This, along with our wider creative experience beyond the classical realm, enables us to apply insightful techniques that achieve unique and engaging results.

Creative design

We’re a “substance over style” studio that creates memorable, intelligent and genuine design. Our priority is to produce work that speaks to your audience with heart, reflects your core beliefs and answers your brief. 

  • Brand and identity creation
  • Logo design
  • Brand guidelines
  • Market research and analysis
  • Event branding and materials
  • Print collateral
  • Book design
  • CD and merchandise design
  • Advertising campaign, rollout and artwork
  • Bespoke illustrations

Digital design

Creating an online brand presence is your most valuable marketing asset. Our deep understanding of digital best practices, paired with our creativity and attention to detail, helps us create big impressions on your audiences online.

  •  Web and app design and development
  • Website maintenance
  • UX and UI design
  • IA and wireframing
  • Email marketing/newsletter
  • Online banner advertising
  • Presentation design
  • Animation/motion graphics


Photography is one of the most powerful assets used to promote the classical arts. We capture personality, energy and capability, to create bespoke imagery that develops or complements your brand.

  • Portrait photography
  • Opera photography
  • Concert and recital photography
  • Behind the scenes photography
  • Recording studio documentation
  • Instrument photography
  • Social photography
  • Art direction – style and identity
  • Full visual editing and retouching
  • Venue/location coordination

Take a look at our work

More projects

Feis Ceoil – Brand identity design + print by Marshall Light Studio
Michael Fabiano, tenor – Photo Frances Marshall
Royal Academy of Music, London – Music education photography by Frances Marshall
New Ross Piano Festival brand illustrations by Marshall Light Studio
Ailyn Pérez, Soprano – Photo by Frances Marshall (Marshall Light Studio)
Rigoletto – Welsh National Opera, 2019 – Photo Frances Marshall
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition (VDISC) brand design by Marshall Light Studio
Pavão String Quartet group photography at Wilton's Music Hall, London – Photo by Frances Marshall (Marshall Light Studio)
The Return of Ulysses – Opera Collective Ireland (OCI) 2018 – Concept photoshoot by Marshall Light Studio and Frances Marshall
Jennifer Davis, Soprano – Photo by Frances Marshall
Cellissimo Festival in Galway – Brand and website design by Marshall Light Studio
She-Wolves Project logo design by Marshall Light Studio
Orla Boylan, Soprano – Photo by Frances Marshall (Marshall Light Studio)
Patrick Rafter, Violin – Photo Frances Marshall
TOBS Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn – Marie und Robert, 2018 – Photo Frances Marshall
Musici Ireland brand design by Marshall Light Studio
The Phoenix Piano Trio, group photography – Photo by Frances Marshall (Marshall Light Studio)
Rachel Croash, Soprano – Responsive website design by Marshall Light Studio
Helen Sykes Artists' Management website design by Marshall Light Studio
Drogheda Classical Music Series brand design by Marshall Light Studio
L'Italiana in Algeri – 2018 Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – Photo Frances Marshall
Sharon Carty, Mezzo-Soprano – Baroque concept photoshoot by Frances Marshall and Marshall Light Studio
Fiona Tanner Baldwin, Soprano – Photo Frances Marshall
Hubert Francis, Tenor – Brand and website design, portrait photography by Marshall Light Studio
John Finucane, Clarinettist – Photo Frances Marshall
Far Flung Trio – Photo Frances Marshall
Elizabeth Llewellyn, Soprano – Website design & portrait photography by Marshall Light Studio – Photo credit Frances Marshall
ArtSmart music mentoring charity with Michael Fabiano & John Viscardi – Design and website by Marshall Light Studio
Rory Musgrave, Baritone – Website design and portrait photography – Image credit Frances Marshall

Let’s talk

Get in touch to talk through a new project or collaboration.

Call +44 7447 772 077
Email us frances@marshalllightstudio.com
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