Getting to Grips with Design Terms

Reading time: 7 Minutes     Whether you are a Marketing Manager, Marketing Executive, aspiring designer or small business owner the chances are you are have to negotiate working with a design agency at some point. It is true that designers have their own...

Hoist The Flag

Reading time: 3 Minutes   National Flag Day We noticed on the news that the USA celebrated their National Flag Day yesterday on 14th June and it set off a flurry of Googling (yes that’s now a verb) in the office regarding flag identity, patriotism and what a flag...

Building the Surefoot website

Building the Surefoot website

Reading time: 2 Minutes   Surefoot  - Building the Brand It has been a couple of months now since we launched the new Surefoot Communications website and it has been very well received. The website has attracted many hundreds of new users and thousands of page...

Writing A Design Brief

Writing A Design Brief

A well populated design brief has the potential to be a powerful tool. It should inform design decisions and effectively guide the overall workflow of your project; from conception to completion.

UK Paper & Envelope Sizing

Reading time: 5 Minutes     As a design agency with a strong print production capability we often find ourselves discussing document sizing with clients, primarily to determine the finished size of a printed product. This is often one of the first...

Lessons From The Top

Lessons From The Top

Reading time: 4 Minutes   I was fortunate enough just a couple of months ago to set off with five friends to attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. It was something I had been contemplating for many years and finally the time had come to stop the...