Professional Photographer

Hiring a photographer is a significant investment so you need to be sure you find someone who understands your ideas, someone who will come up with the goods but who won’t charge you the earth. There are a few simple things you can do to make the process easier and to set up the photographer […]

Website call to action

Whether your business operates in a virtual landscape or if you have a tangible product sold through your brick and mortar premises, your website is likely to be an important contact point during your customers buying journey. They could simply be checking out who you are or they might have credit card in hand, either […]

Layar

For a while a number of people where saying print is was on the way out, most seem to have realised that there will always be a place for it. People do prefer reading in print, but the use of mobile devices for Internet access is increasing at a dramatic pace. So how do we […]

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The post Christmas sales frenzy has all but passed. If like me you were not queuing at 6am on Boxing Day, you may feel like the best deals are all gone. Don’t dispair; there are still bargains to be had but be prepared to hunt for them. Get your Indiana Jones hat on and investigate […]

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British people are renowned worldwide for being polite, apologising in case it was our fault when someone else bumps in to us, not answering our phone on the bus to avoid disturbing other passengers. Most people can think of a time they have been excessively polite… right? Well it is that time of year for […]

The Force Awakens after 32 years

You would need to be ‘in a galaxy far far away’ to have missed the gathering media storm for the upcoming Star Wars release, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The film is trending across the web and social media with all the usual speculation; how the film has been shot, what the story is about, […]

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In support of service families from the local Royal Air Force station, RAF Cosford, we have been working with SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) to raise money and awareness of the help they offer. SSAFA has been serving the Armed Forces community for 130 years and they work in partnership with other military […]

Tradesman

This sounds simple but it is key that all your marketing communications share the same image. This is not just your logo, it’s not only your company colour theme, its your principles and style. The same goes for your staff, especially if they are customer facing. They are a human representation of your brand and […]

Child's story

When you have children you cherish the milestones, their first word or step to their first day at school. Although you love every spaghetti glitter art explosion stuck up on the fridge, the mountains of creations from home, nursery and school can become overwhelming. It isn’t practical to keep all of this work but disposing […]

Free Menu Template

There has never been greater restaurant diversity than we have now. There is a growing trend for a unique and alternative approach to food, combining influences from various cultures, being a specialist for a very small niche or creating an atmosphere for a target market. Whether the audience is shabby-chic loving mum’s looking for tea […]

work experience

Have you heard people say that kid’s today don’t have the ‘work ethic’ that they had in their youth? Well, I think those people may need to remove the rose-tinted glasses! It is easy to look back and think of how much harder we had it, but was there more opportunity to gain experience back […]

Small Christmas Cards

As the cold weather has hit us like a slushy snowball in the face, we are reminded of the oncoming festive season and the celebrations that ensue (and a warm cosy blanket by the fire). Are you prepared…? Do you have the Christmas party planned? Are this years decorations updated to the new colour schemes? […]

Superstitious Branding

Halloween. A time for the spooky, frightening and magical happenings to be lived out through imaginative costumes and decorations. Many of us will be celebrating this historic event, scaring off the weird creatures and evil spirits of the underworld. Nowadays there are fewer people that really believe in the ghosts and paranormal happenings the party […]

Printed versus Digital

Print is not dead. You might be thinking, ‘Of course you would say that, you’re a printing company!’ Well… we get that so we collected facts from independent research to address the point. The research is based around consumer preferences for reading information and how they feel they take on information best. If you are […]

Halloween Masks

Witches, demons and ghosts are just around the corner. It’s just a few weeks till the Halloween parties kick off and we wanted to help with the celebrations by doing something creative. Our design team created this set of printable masks so you can get crafty with the little ones. They are sized for the […]

Poster Design

If you need to advertise an event, product launch or special offer, a poster can be an effective attention grabber. You don’t need to have the skills of Roger Kastel and produce the next Jaws phenomenon. But your design does need to stand out in-store, in a conference centre or at local fairs and events. […]

Universities for Graphic Design

At the weekend, The Sunday Times printed their Good University guide for 2016. This is a great resources for seeing how a university is performing overall. However, if the engineering department isn’t pumping out the next James Dyson it could make the future-carving graphics department look second rate too. Before you get hung up on […]

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Photographers work in a variety of awkward places trying to achieve complex results, sometimes with little control over the scene in front of them. As if this wasn’t testing enough, some clients, guests or random passers-by push the patience of the most understanding professional photographer to the limit. All they really want is great images, […]