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Archived posts from: 2009

2000-2009 A Design Odyssey

December 2009

Here’s a scary thought: it’s been 10 years since we celebrated the Millennium. I know, I know, it scared us too when we thought about that. It makes you wonder just what we have all done in that time, doesn’t it? Well, we have to say that Design Inc has had a memorable ten years. […]

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Season’s greetings from the Design Inc.

December 2009

You may have recently received our Christmas eNewsletter. If not, please click here to view what we have been up in the last stages of 2009! Each quarter we will bring you news of our proudest moments, they may be strategic, creative or technological as well as updates on what is going down at the […]

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Olympic Marketing – carrying a torch for the UK Ltd

December 2009

Are you competing in 2012? The London Olympics and Paralympics are an outstanding opportunity for UK based entrepreneurs to outperform their own personal best and go for their own business ‘gold’. And Design Inc are playing our part too. We have helped a number of our customers pitch for and win government and public sector […]

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Money Makes the World go Round

December 2009

Design Incorporated are delighted to announce the award of the contract for the UK launch marketing of a new niche financial product from a respected international institution through strategic internet marketing, branding and website design. Flexible, fast access, low value short term loans are quickly becoming a popular form of lending in this country and […]

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Lights, camera, reaction!

December 2009

Combining image, sound and movement is proven to emotionally engage an audience – if you can also provide clarity of information for your users to act upon – then you have both hearts and minds covered. It’s probably the ambition of every company to have dynamic movement on their website. Whilst a static picture does […]

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Is it REALLY a brochure you need?

December 2009

Design Inc receive many requests for brochure design. This is down to two main factors: we are specialists in brochure design we invest in SEO, specifically for ‘brochure design’ and for ‘website design’ One interesting statistic however is that approximately 50% of people requesting brochure design do not actually need a brochure. They may want […]

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Private Jet Charter and Aviation Marketing

December 2009

Since Design Inc first took flight 13 years ago we have provided design services for many aviation clients. This includes design services for major aircraft manufacturers, aerospace engineers, systems and software providers as well as airline operators and private jet charter brokers. Specifically, our jet charter marketing services have helped global companies in proposition development, […]

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The lie of the land

December 2009

The science of experience Whilst every brand is unique, navigation of the market landscape in which a company operates will always benefit from familiarisation. Picture for a moment the rallying co-driver shouting instructions to their driver so that he can concentrate on driving – what they do best, according to what’s around the next corner. […]

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What is social media, and what are the benefits?

December 2009

The power of social media cannot be ignored. More and more it’s becoming crucial to create a social network to build awareness about you and your company and engage with your present and potential customers. Services, products and expert opinion within your organisation should be showcased as widely as possible and promoted by strategic use […]

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iPhone Apps for the Creative Designer

November 2009

Many designers – both Mac and PC based – have been taken with Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. There is no denying that there are many different applications for the iPhone and iPod touch. But how many of these are useful to those of us involved in the creative industry? Below we feature four iPhone […]

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Philippe Starck goes with the Flo

November 2009

Congratulations to Ilsa Parry for winning a six month design placement with Philippe Starck’s design agency following her outstanding contribution on Starck’s BBC TV reality show Design For Life. Ilsa is a 3D creative and Director of REthinkthings product design agency. She is also Course Leader for 3D design at Liverpool Community College. Philippe Starck […]

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Wind, Sand & Stars: Designing for Dubai

November 2009

Bombardier, managing customer relationships The Dubai Airshow is taking place this week – as the aviation world focuses on the Middle East region with a sense of cautious optimism. We have been helping two key clients to use this focus to best effect. Bombardier, manufacturer of the iconic Learjet came to Design Inc to brand […]

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The Charter Company, I read the news today

November 2009

The leading London based charter broker is also making the headlines in the region thanks to some Design Inc PR activity on centred on their opening a Dubai office. The Flight magazine show dailies are among media targeted and publishing this nice positive bit of news. Design Inc have also authored and designed an in […]

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New Custom Corporate Leather Portfolio Folders, Maintaining Your Brand Identity At All Times

November 2009

  Clients looking for luxury-look & feel, quick turnaround and most importantly, cost-effective folders have turned to Design Inc. for support and expertise in this area. We have seen a real increase in demand for these types of folders which are ideal for conferences, presentations or as business gifts.   The folders themselves are made […]

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How Does your Website Rate? Image versus Content.

November 2009

The best designed websites are more than just great design alone. The content, although often overlooked, is even more important. Check out what the experts say…

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London Venue, Somerset House to Host Graphics Festival

November 2009

London’s Somerset House have announced it will hold a graphics festival next Spring. This event will be welcomed with open arms by the creative community as graphics underpins so many strands of commercial design, yet goes largely uncelebrated in the UK, due to the popularity of 3D design. Graphics are the basis of so many […]

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Unique Website Design

November 2009

One of my big annoyances is to see two completely different companies using the same website template. I realise there are a number of low-cost web design companies (and I say ‘design’ in its loosest term) who simply offer a small selection of website templates at very cheap costs for those companies on the first […]

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Lost in translation?

November 2009

Vorsprung durch technic. As we say in Germany. How many other successful brands have a strapline in a foreign language? It’s all in the translation. Appealing to a global market is a very effective method to raise your companies profile as well as improving the chance that your website will be found in search engines! […]

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National Calendar Design Awards 2010

November 2009

The date for the National Calendar Design Awards has been announced for 12th January 2010. The presentation evening will take place in the Stationers’ Company Hall in the City of London and will provide prizes for a number of categories including; Best Natural History photographic Calendar Corporate Stock Calendar Best Celebrity Title Best New Creative […]

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Looking for an Inner London Creative Agency?…Why?

November 2009

Q: What’s the difference between a Central London based design agency, and a design agency based just outside Greater London? A: About 15 miles. We have noticed in the last few months that companies are deliberately choosing to moving away from the Central London based design and marketing agencies for top level creative projects and […]

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The Power of a Website Blog

October 2009

As a website user, you have probably heard of blogs, or web logs. In fact you are reading one now. They are personal accounts, written by different authors, of daily thoughts, messages, announcements. But, did you know they are one of the greatest SEO tools to bring real customers quickly and directly to your website, […]

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Congratulations to Jenson Button

October 2009

For those of you who know me, you will already know about my interest and background in motorsport [see my profile]. So it will come as no surprise that I am delighted to see Jenson Button claim the F1 World Championship crown. I have met Jenson a few times in the past, one of the […]

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Outsource Your Marketing!

October 2009

How can you get expert marketing counsel for your business where and when you need it at a fraction of the cost of employing a seasoned specialist? Design Inc incorporates marketing as part of our portfolio of services. With our sector specific consultants available for booking on a day by day or project by project […]

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Design Inc. picks up where Metal FX metallic inks leaves off

October 2009

Anyone who has looked to enhance their corporate identity through professional creative design may be familiar with the Metal FX metallic ink printing process (which is basically the over printing of full colour inks onto silver ink to create a knew metallic depth to standard CMYK colours). Not all however, may know that the Metal […]

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364 tomorrows

October 2009

It’s that time of year again, the nights are drawing in and a marketer’s thoughts turn to the festive season, entertaining, parties, glamour and of course calendars. Ask yourself…. How can my brand be front of mind for all my clients 365 days a year without spamming them daily? How can I thank my clients […]

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