We like to post our thoughts, ideas, past work and also share any great design or creativity that we discover along the way. Please feel free to get in touch, make comment or share your creative gems with us.
Archive of: design
15 January 2020
Ever wondered how the design process comes together?
We kick off 2020 by taking a look at the individual elements that go into producing a piece of work, in this instance, designing a staff Christmas card.
09 January 2018
As the first full working week of 2018 begins it’s a fantastic time to think ahead, make plans for the New Year and create some resolutions for your business. Many people set personal resolutions each New Year – and these plans can be transferred to your business. 5 ideas are outlined below:
05 October 2017
We were recently asked to carry out a small piece of work for a hotel in Russia. A former client had relocated to St Petersburgh and asked if we could help with a project. We carried out the work and client seemed very happy and it felt very much like business as usual. It made me think about the opportunities that exist for us, and other small companies, to work with clients overseas.
14 November 2016
This week we completed and fitted graphics for the training room at The Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch. Another great project to work on. The brief was to brighten the space, make it attractive and welcoming, conducive to learning, with an appropriate theme.
11 October 2016
As I sat mindlessly stirring my coffee in a small deli in Sandhurst, waiting for my car to be MOT’d, these 3 little guys jumped out at me from the very well stocked shelves - and said ‘Hello Steve’.
20 June 2016
2017 will mark the Silver Anniversary of 2 very important British Institutions - In Association, the small but perfectly formed marketing & design agency (us!) will turn 25 yeas old, and the Carry On franchise is set to return to our screens 25 years after the airing of (the panned) Carry On Columbus.
24 May 2016
We were recently asked to create new in-room dining menus for The Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch, which we delivered in this week. The menus needed to stand out and add a little Va Va Vroom to room service.
16 March 2016
We produced this image for our client - The Artemis Team, for an Easter printed mailer / email campaign. The Artemis Team works with vulnerable young people - providing support, accommodation & guidance and helping them towards a life of positive and independent living.
08 September 2015
Creating fresh or new ideas can be a challenge, especially when you have 1000 other things to think about and work upon each day. However creativity is the life blood of most businesses and helps businesses to keep ahead of the game. Taking time out and brainstorming is the way to go - but these sessions have to be done correctly to help ideas flow and make these sessions feel worthwhile.
If you have a project that needs some creative input and would like to arrange a free brainstorming session please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Your next genius marketing idea could be just one meeting away! 020 8697 6976
18 August 2014
We were tasked with creating a voucher entitling guests to a free glass of Champagne within the Glenn Miller Bar at the Thistle Marble Arch hotel. This was to be simple in construction and function - a voucher card to trade for a free glass of bubbly. Often such pieces are seen as just a lost cost and are treated in a fairly bland and uninspiring design.