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Re-working the ISOCS logo

Monday, February 4th, 2013

isocs-logo-design

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. (more…)

Design and Development of Dawlish School Websites

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Dawlish School Website re-design

We recently gave you a teaser in our ‘Back to School’ post about the work we have been doing for the Dawlish Learning Partnership and a group of schools in Dawlish. If you haven’t read the post I’ll fill you in… (more…)

Illustration – Munch and Crunch

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Munch and Crunch character design, illustration

It feels great to have the honour of bringing clients marketing ideas and designs come to life. Our latest creation was ‘Munch and Crunch’, a pair of characters designed to encourage children at the Smile Dental Centre in Exeter to take care of their teeth. (more…)

Back to School!

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Westcliff School, Dawlish, Devon, website design

We have been lucky enough to be invited by the Dawlish Learning Partnership to design websites for a group of schools in Dawlish and the surrounding area. The process began way back in April and we have been liaising with the Dawlish Learning Partnership and the schools since then. (more…)

I didn’t know Santa played rugby?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Santa suit design rugby shirt - Eightyone Design, Paignton, Devon

Now I wouldn’t mess with a rugby player and I think that’s why they can wear all these outrageous shirt designs… no-one would ever dare question their loud choice of attire!

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Personal Projects: Illustrated Children’s Book

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Children's illustration book design

Back in June I was honored to become God mother to my best friends Son – Charlie. So far, I have made a range of gifts for this wonderful (and very spoilt) young man – I knitted a cardigan, crochet a hat, blanket and booties, baked his Mum plenty of cakes whilst he was in her tummy and I’ve just finished my latest creation for Charlie… his very own nursery rhyme book! (more…)

Personal Projects: Lost Poster Design

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Person projects: Lost poster design

I know personal projects are important – they stretch you creatively, they allow you that all important design freedom and they can push you in new creative directions. As a passionate graphic designer you find inspiration everywhere! However, it is hard to set aside the time a personal project needs and then there’s the dilemma of which one from the list you need to choose! (more…)

WBR World Beach Rugby Launches Their Summer 2009 Clothing Range

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

WBR World Beach Rugby Launches Their Summer 2009 Clothing Range

We always know summer is approaching when we finally see our latest t-shirt and clothing designs available for sale on the WBR World Beach Rugby Website. It has once again been a long process since we started work on this seasons clothing range, but it is great to see the finished products now being sent out to Lovell Rugby’s loyal customers.   (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…)

Our Graphic Design Process – Part 3: Print Design

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Our Graphic Design Process - Part 3: Print 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 will explain our print design process.

1. Initial Drafts

For print work we use a combination of Photoshop and Illustrator. We then bring together our elements in Indesign. Adobe Indesign is an easy tool to work with allowing us to import graphics from Photoshop or Illustrator and wrap copy around them with ease. If properly set up at the start using a baseline grid, master pages and character / paragraph styles, Indesign can make a large brochure or catalogue design project much easier. Using these tools, you are able to make quick document wide changes to explore ideas and tweak designs. (more…)