Muddy Publishing

Home of Studio Muddy: Creative Interpretation, Illustration and Publication Design

About Us

We are designers and illustrators of creative heritage interpretation, educational resources and family engagement. Our services include marketing material, trail and map design, publication development, graphic design, children's illustration and more!

We especially love to work on participatory and socially engaged projects infused with emotion, imagination and new possibilities.

Book Shop

We are also an independent publisher & retailer of a select collection of children's books.

The Ghost Ship Mary Celeste
Bright Stanley and the Mermaid Tale
Duck! by Matt Buckingham
The Magic Rocking Horse
quack quack take two steps back book by Matt Buckingham in partnership with the Canal and River Trust
The Group for Education in Museums (GEM)
The Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI)
Sustainable Production Trained


Bespoke Educational Solutions

We take pride in designing individual, creative solutions for education, heritage and culture clients. Our productions include printable activities, online resources and e-learning interactives.

Graphic Design

We offer a range of graphic design services starting from traditional banners and leaflets through to bespoke websites. We work with both print and digital formats.


Matt Buckingham has been an established illustrator for over 20 years. He brings content to life with unique and memorable characters and visual interpretation.

Publication Design

From fully fledged book design to brochure publications, we can support you through the process from approved text handover through to printed publications delivered to your chosen destination.

Animations and Video

We offer in-house video and film production for educational and marketing purposes as well as creating animated learning resources.

Marketing & Photography

We offer cost effective marketing options including photography services and branding. Promotional material could include banners, leaflets, brochures, signage and more.



We have nurtured great relationships with excellent clients

The Royal Collection Trust
V&A Collection
Biggin Hill Memorial Museum
The Postal Museum
Canal and River Trust
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Horniman Museum & Gardens