Informed, Effective Marketing

In the Architecture, Design and Fashion sectors

Specialist marketing consultancy, strategy and management

Specialising in driving engagement with a digital-first approach, for us it’s all about the 360 campaign: how to best utilise newsletter, social, events and PR to deliver results for your business.

With 7 years’ experience in marketing & PR and a portfolio of clients in architecture, design, furniture and fashion, Barnes Ross Contracts provides informed, impactful marketing in the A+D and fashion sectors.

The Lowdown

Getting it right means combining a variety of elements in your strategy.
Barnes Ross Contracts focuses efforts on the following areas.


Planning the most effective use of budget, time and effort to deliver returns, whether that be growth, engagement or conversions.


Creating and utilising cross-platform written copy and visual assets that tells a meaningful story and engages the target audience.


Harnessing creative experience to generate powerful, thought out design elements that builds on brand image and user experience.


Case Study:
Virtual Interiors Event

Brought on board to manage marketing strategy and implementation for new, online disruptor event for the commercial interiors industry. Forging media partnerships, leading social media growth and driving engagement with targeted audience of architects, designers, specifiers and end users.

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Case Study:
Moët & Chandon

As Account Manager at the UK’s leading social media agency Spin Brands, Alexander Barnes-Ross worked closely with a number of clients to develop and deliver social strategy in a number of sectors. As the account lead for Moët & Chandon, he managed and delivered cross-channel engagement and follower growth.

Design Business / Podcast

In May 2021, Alexander Barnes-Ross launched the Design Business / Podcast, offering informed insight and conversation with leading figures in the architecture and design world. The podcast is available to stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and all other major streaming apps. Listen here.


Alex is a great marketer with a really strong strategic mind. Definitely recommend him for digital expertise and brand understanding.
Alex Bodini
CEO, Spin Brands
Very happy to recommend Alexander having worked with him across both our businesses - Hart Miller Design and MARK Product. He was a committed and valued member of our team. His role was incredibly varied across communications and events and he took a creative and diligent approach to all aspects. With a strong set of skills he made a valued contribution to both our businesses during his time with us.
Anna Hart
Director, MARK Product & Hart Miller Design
I am happy to recommend Alexander as a very capable and energetic comms and events person. He brings a great deal of enthusiasm to any task and approaches his work very professionally. Very likeable and an asset to any team.
John Miller
Director, MARK Product & Hart Miller Design
Alex worked with us in the run up to The Virtual Interiors Event in 2021 and we have already retained his services for our interim events and the 2022 event, which is testament to his work. Alex always had great ideas, worked hard and became a very valued member of the team. Alex is very multidisciplinary when it comes to marketing which was invaluable for us. We are pleased to still be working with him.
Sally Rice
Co-Founder, The Virtual Interiors Event
Alexander has a strong understanding of brand identity, design thinking and customer experience. He is highly focused and achievement driven and has an innate understanding of the creative process. Alexander’s analytical approach to design and business makes his skill sets unique to realise both personal and collective potential.
Chantelle Morton
Design Consultant

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