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We’ve established a reputation for solving the most complex problems and delivering outstanding results.

The best products come when we fully understand how and why people use them. We design for real people, using qualitative and quantitative insights from research, strategy and data. Designing and implementing cohesive experiences that inspire and influence in a digital-first world.

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A team made in Manchester, built on transparency.

NORF is a Manchester based, independent, multi-disciplinary User Experience Agency. We put great value on our ethical practice and always aim to produce good, honest work for good, honest clients. We'll never charge our clients for something we think they don't need and as a small independent agency, we don't have the big agency bureaucracy or overheads, meaning your money is spent on what really matters: creating great work.

Our Process

01 discovery
Understanding your problems and finding initial opportunities before considering the best solutions.
02 validation
Gathering qualitative and quantitative insights, so we can validate all our design decisions.
03 ConceptualISE
Expertly creating design concepts, continually refining and iterating until pixel-perfect.
04 deliver
Delivering your project with essential assets and files, future proofing your product.

We’re your all in one solution, we have expertise in many major design fields.


Web Design
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
User Centred Design
Mobile Apps


UX Audit
Heat Maps

We've been lucky enough to work with some amazing people from start-ups to global brands.