Up the ante of your presentation folder by dipping into some of the tactile and textures boards that are currently available. If you are brave enough to stick with a single colour design the feel of a linen or felt board will last long in your customers mind and enhance your image through a less is more approach. Often a simple image is the one that is retained the longest, and making the material integral to your folder will leave an enduring image.Read More
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 18:57:00 Europe/London
Monday, 17 June 2019 12:48:00 Europe/London
As part of our ‘Reuse and Recycle’ blogs this one is all about diverting your magazines, old wrapping paper, catalogues and pretty much everything printed from the bin and using it as the basis for decoupage decoration.
Simply put, decoupage is using printed material that would otherwise be destined for the recycling bin, cutting out pictures, shapes or motifs, creating a collage and gluing to an object before finishing off with a coat of varnish. All very ‘Blue Peter’ but lots of fun and very satisfying!Read More
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 11:39:00 Europe/London
It is now official that grey is more popular than black – in terms of car colour at least. But in terms of all aspects of design grey has been steadily marching up the charts for several years. A trendy pub or restaurant will greet you with calming grey walls and dark grey trim; soft furnishings match and compliment grey tones; cars, clothes, nails and even hair are now vamping up grey.
Grey has played a strong supporting role for years, particularly with blues and oranges. Its very neutrality makes it a background of choice for layering colour without being overpowering. But what is grey and how can it be used to best effect?Read More
Friday, 13 July 2018 12:15:28 Europe/London
What is the similarity between flyers and flags? They are both designed to get attention, they both communicate, generally they are both colourful and sometimes they are both made from paper!
Flyers are a tremendous and inexpensive way to create a buzz around a promotion, event or product. As a marketing tool your potential customers can see what you are advertising, and then have the ability to physically take that information away with them. Flyers can be targeted to a specific location or market segment – essential when return on your investment is key.
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 15:34:42 Europe/London
Designing and printing your own greeting cards has never been easier and is the perfect ‘starter’ product with which to enter the retail market place. With mobile phones now taking photographs at a resolution good enough to print from, inspiration really is all around you and just waiting for you to snap it up. Add easy online design and editing tools to the mix and you have everything you need at your fingertips to create your first set of printed greeting cards.Read More