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Eightyone Design Christmas Cards 2011

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

eightyone-christmas-card-2011

Well I can’t believe it is that time of year and Christmas is once again knocking on our door! As such, we have been hard at working developing our Eightyone Design Christmas Cards. (more…)

Design and Development of Usher Furniture logo

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Usher Furniture Logo Design

Usher Furniture is a high end furniture retailer based in Torquay South Devon. They asked us to develop a logo for them which encompasses the high quality of the furniture, their fast delivery times and their reasonable prices. As you can see we gasped when we saw what a task we had. The rule of thumb is usually choose two – low price, high quality, quick delivery not all three! (more…)

Mr Cameron doesn’t support British Designers

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

start-up-britain

This topic has been blogged and tweeted a plenty over the last couple of days but I felt so enraged I had to put in my two pence worth too. I doubt I’ll add anything new or thought provoking to the industry battering Mr C is getting from us logo designers but boy I’ll feel better at the end of it. (more…)

Our Weigh Logo Design and Development

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

our weigh logo design by eightyone design, Paignton, South Devon

Our Weigh are a weighing scales and measuring equipment retailer based in Torquay, Devon. Our Weigh required their logo to relate to the industry they are in, so audiences would automatically know what the company did from their logo. They also wanted their logo to portray that their professional and fast approach to retail and customer service.

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Are Pantones Dead?

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Pantone swatches

We recently designed a logo for a long standing client. The project went well and they were very pleased with the result. The time then came to sit down with a pantone book and discuss specific colour options when our client exclaimed:

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Dawlish Learning Partnership Logo Design

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Dawlish Learning Partnership Logo Design Research

The Dawlish Learning Partnership is a partnership promoting learning at the heart of the community, encouraging collaboration between all community organisations involved in supporting learning. (more…)

Scuba Diving Store Website Development

Friday, February 26th, 2010

scuba-diving-store-website-design

Scuba Diving Store is an online retailer located in Paignton, Devon specialising in a wide range of Scuba Diving equipment. Store Manager Anthony designed and built the site himself 2 years ago and after some promising sales decided it was time for a visual change.

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Logo design and development for Prioritise

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Prioritise logo design

Prioritise is a small business which was established in July 2007 and is based in Devon.  It provides administrative, marketing and planning support to consultants and businesses throughout the South West. Managing Director Lucy Ash approached Eightyone Design to design and develop a new logo design and brand identity for the marketing and virtual PA company. (more…)

What’s your favourite part of the graphic design process?

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Favourite part of the design process

A client recently came to us with an excellent idea for a site and I couldn’t wait to meet with them and get stuck into designing the visual. However when I thought about building the site I could feel a mild headache coming on. This got me thinking, what’s your favourite part of the graphic design process? I realise every project is different and some projects are a pure pleasure from beginning to end whilst others are just painful from the outset. However I still think there must be one part of the process where you think “I’m really looking forward to working on that…” (more…)

Our Graphic Design Process – Part 4: Logo Design

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Our Graphic Design Process - Part 4: Logo Design

In Our Graphic Design Process – Part 1 we outlined the research and development process we go through for all of our design projects. In Part 2 we looked into Our Graphic Design Process for Website Design and in Part 3 we explained our print design process. In Part 4 we will explore our logo design process using examples of a recent logo design project we completed for Wakeham Asbestos (for more information on the project development for Wakeham Asbestos, please see our detailed blog article). (more…)