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The design and development of the ISOCS website

June 7th, 2013

isocs website

The International School of Central Switzerland (ISOCS) is comprised of dedicated and experienced Primary Years and Middle Years educators from the top international schools worldwide and students from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. We were invited to work on the ISOCS logo design, once that was complete we moved onto the website design. Read the rest of this entry »

You are a graphic design geek if you admit to one of these…

May 16th, 2013

Geek Glasses

As the title states you are officially a graphic design geek if you put your hand up and admit to one of the following characteristic. You can’t hide it people, your inner geek should be embraced! Read the rest of this entry »

Design and Development of Millmerran Website

May 1st, 2013

Millmerran website design by eightyone design - Paignton Devon

Millmerran are a group of polymer engineering specialists, highly experienced in the extrusion industry, particularly in the fields of product and process development. The company is based in Newton Abbot, South Devon and at the beginning of the year we were invited to design a website for Millmerran. Read the rest of this entry »

Back to School – Again!

April 18th, 2013


As you may well be aware this time last year we were invited by the DLP to design websites for a group of schools in the Dawlish area. The four school websites went live at the end of 2012 and you can read all about the process here.

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Appealing Packaging

April 5th, 2013


We recently received our new Super Hub from Virgin Media. A particularly inconspicuous box arrived, however we were pleasantly surprised when we opened it up. Read the rest of this entry »

Personal Projects – Illustrated Children’s Book – Scissor Story

February 21st, 2013

Scissor Story Book Design

As you know we are big fans of personal projects. We think they allow designers some design freedom and stretches those creative muscles. We’ve previously blogged about the Lost Poster and Charlie’s Nursery Rhyme. Well, this next personal project is a book my mother in law wrote for Steve and his brothers when they were little. Very briefly, the story is about a small town called Bladesville where the various scissor families lived. One day Andrew Household goes missing and his neighbours Steven Sharp and Matthew Shears go to search for the missing boy. Needless to say they found him stuck in some brambles and the whole of Bladesville had to come and snip him out! Read the rest of this entry »

Re-working the ISOCS logo

February 4th, 2013


ISOCS or the International School of Central Switzerland is a school based in Cham, not far from Zurich. The school caters for early years, primary and middle school. ISOCS’s mission is to provide excellence in international education in a supportive and secure environment. Read the rest of this entry »

Bonjour – Our trip to Paris

January 10th, 2013

eightyone design trip to Paris

Back in November we were lucky enough to spend some time in the most visited city in the world – Paris.

We were completely blown away by the impressive architecture and majestic buildings, it was certainly grander than we had expected. Here are a few photos to explain! Read the rest of this entry »

Look back as well as forward

December 28th, 2012

Westcliff School, Dawlish, Devon, website design

A client mentioned in passing the other day that they are so keen to crack on with new projects for 2013, they’ve forgotten what they’ve already achieved in 2012. They said it’s so easy to forget what you’ve achieved when you’re striving for the next goal. I thought this was very true, so this post is dedicated to some of our own favourite projects from 2012.

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Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas!

December 19th, 2012

Merry Christmas from eightyone design - Paignton, South Devon

We would just like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their ongoing support throughout 2012. It has been a truly superb year for us and are grateful to each and every one of you. Thanks to our blog subscribers, everyone who has taken time to take part in the blog discussions and most of all many thanks to each and everyone of our wonderful clients, it has been great to work with you this year and look forward to new projects in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »