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A collection of creative thoughts, observations, influences and general ramblings about design and stuff.

How To Design A Website For A New Brand

November 30, 2021

The key to designing a website to help build your brand is consistency, in terms of its design and how it carries your message. How you achieve this is what we will be looking at in this article, as we have broken down the process into sections which each help your brand gain traction online, while maintaining consistency throughout.

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Do You Have The Right Brand Strategy?

October 15, 2021

Is it time to take a look at your brand strategy? Here are our top tips for checking if you have the right brand strategy for your business.

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5 Ways To Make Your Mark Online

September 30, 2021

Building a strong digital footprint isn’t easy, but there are many techniques that you can develop and put in place to do the hard work for you

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How To Know When It’s Time For A New Brand Identity

August 26, 2021

Changing your brand identity can be a scary thing, or you can embrace it for the greater good, but either way, it is important to recognise when it is necessary.

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What’s In A Brand Name?

July 15, 2021

Fundamentally, your product or service is what makes your brand name successful, so you won’t get very far in establishing your brand name and growing it, without that.

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25 Of The Most Recognisable Logos In The UK

June 18, 2021

The purpose of any logo is to be instantly recognisable and unique. A compelling logo will help customers to remember your brand and understand its values and personality.

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5 Common Print Design Myths

February 23, 2021

As a print designer, there are many myths about this discipline that I feel should be addressed. Here are 5 common print design myths!

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Business Card Designs: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

January 29, 2021

A business card is an important tool; it is a key marketing opportunity and a physical reminder of a business that you need to get right.

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The Importance Of Good Design & Marketing For Estate Agents

December 16, 2020

As an estate agent, marketing properties should come easily to you, but let us explain why building a plan for how to fully utilise design and marketing is vital to building your business too.

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Why Good Photos Are Crucial To Your Branding & Design Plans

November 25, 2020

Branding is integral to how a business builds awareness and promotes its message, and a good standard of photos is absolutely central to that.

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Designing For Print – What You Need To Know

October 22, 2020

When designing for print, there are a few important considerations. Here we explain the differences between designing for print and designing for web.

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How To Stand Out With Your Health & Beauty Branding

September 23, 2020

Brand names in health & beauty rarely give any literal clues away, so the brand itself is critical in selling and promoting the product.

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Food Packaging Design Ideas – What Works Well?

August 21, 2020

Food packaging is one of the most dynamic and innovative areas of the design world, and in truth it always has been. Not only does packaging need to be functional and attractive, increasingly it needs to be practical too.

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Brand Guidelines, why do you need them?

July 30, 2020

One of the most important parts of branding is consistency; regardless of the size of your company. Brand guidelines are a key tool to help ensure consistency across all applications.

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What makes a good logo design?

July 26, 2020

With all the logos we create, we stick to our proven formula… keep it simple, make it relevant, design it to be adaptable and make sure it’s distinctive.

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6 Tips For Creating A Memorable Brand Identity

July 21, 2020

Creating a ‘brand’ is far more than just creating a logo, otherwise a boutique design and branding agency like us would struggle to justify its skills and expertise.

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Embrace simplicity

January 21, 2020

It’s not always about what you add; sometimes it’s more important what you take away

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Dare to be different!

June 7, 2018

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but not when it comes to logo design.

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The importance of colour

April 5, 2018

Colour is not to be underestimated and is such an essential element of any brand identity, it can make you feel safe, sad, excited

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