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Archived posts from: 2009

The Winner of Design Factor 2009 is…

October 2009

So the X Factor live shows started this weekend. Now we will really get to see whether the artists are as good as we have been told they are. There is nowhere to hide for Stacey, Jamie Afro et al and if we really don’t like them we can vote them off and no longer […]

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Corporate Identity and Brand Design – Vastly Undervalued?

October 2009

Do you feel envious when you look at an industry leader’s marketing? Do you wish your growing SME or fledgling startup had the same level of credibility and recognition? Is considered a safe pair of hands? or prompts an immediate association with service excellence or innovation in clients hearts and minds? Don’t undervalue the worth […]

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Autoflame Turn Up The Heat

October 2009

Design Inc is proud to add Autoflame Engineering to our growing portfolio of Engineering specialists. Queen’s Award winner and global market leader in combustion management, Autoflame Engineering has become one of our latest client wins after selecting us from a shortlist of strategic creative agencies. Working alongside their sales, marketing & product divisions, the heat […]

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How Coated and Uncoated Paper Stocks Affect Printed Colours

October 2009

Coated and uncoated paper stocks are easily distinguished by their appearance. A coated paper has a shimmer to its surfaces and will feel smooth and waxy to the touch, whereas uncoated papers appear matt and will feel rougher or grainier to the touch. Deciding which type and finish of paper to use for a print […]

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Print Finishing Methods (Binding)

October 2009

A multiple page printed document such as a brochure, book or booklet will require finishing to ensure the best possible look and feel. The actual method of finishing a brochure is known as binding and although there are many methods we thought it might be of help to list some of the more popular ones. […]

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The HP Indigo 5500 digital printer and GF Smith papers are a perfect match

October 2009

“I need a small print run, on a high end luxury feel paper stock, my budget is tight and I need it now!” This is a common phrase found in the estimating department at Design Inc, but not one that causes much alarm anymore. Not every client needs 10,000 printed, nor do they have the […]

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SEO or no SEO?

September 2009

Being website specialists, we speak to many people week in, week out regarding their businesses and their on-line plans. Whilst all want to make a success from their businesses, when it comes to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) we can so easily place these companies into one of two camps. those who are happy to invest […]

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Design Inc Support Aviation Without Borders

September 2009

Design Inc are pleased to lend its support to Aviation Without Borders, an exciting UK aviation charity dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance irrespective of politics, religion, race or nationality. To find out more about AWB, their forthcoming events and how you too can support them through donations, membership or volunteering, visit their website, www.aviationwithoutborders.org.

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A creative masterpiece to some, just graffiti to others!

September 2009

This month council officials in Hackney painted over a Banksy graffiti sketch from which a reworked version was derived as the cover artwork for the 2003 single Crazy Beat by the band Blur. The artwork – a cartoon of the royal family waving from a balcony – had been left untouched on the side of […]

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Marketing for London Venues

September 2009

Design Inc have for some years now helped a number of prestigious London venue spaces increase their profile, gain more exposure and attract more clients. Ideal for conferences & exhibitions, awards & launches, dinners & parties, these venues add the highest level of cuisine, style and atmosphere to any corporate or individual event. With well […]

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What is an Artworker?

August 2009

Many people often ask this, so what role does an Artworker play in a design agency? An Artworker basically takes the creative design concepts from the designer, tidies them up or reworks the design to create an entire document, fixing colours, typography, consistencies, etc and making the file print ready. A good eye for detail […]

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A unique and personal gallery

August 2009

After a very productive creative meeting here at Design Inc, PostSecret was mentioned as a possible source of inspiration. We often use the web as a place to expand our creativity, so with this in mind we set out for www.postsecret.blogspot.com and this is what we discovered. PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where […]

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Differentiating Yourself in a Growing Market

July 2009

Design Inc were present at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen last week. This is a very large & busy exhibition for the oil & gas industry and we travelled there to meet up with a number of current and potential clients and have a chat about their future marketing plans. Whilst there, we spent some time […]

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Visions – an iconic view

June 2009

Visions the leading outside broadcast production company recently celebrated 25 years on the outside by hosting a party at the London Assembly building. On a night hotter than July clients and employees enjoyed an al fresco evening overlooking the iconic city skyline from Norman Foster’s curvy glass landmark. For the occasion, Design Inc created event […]

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Promoting London’s Prestigious Venue, One Great George Street

May 2009

One Great George Street, one of Westminster’s more prestigious event venues, has pushed forward in its marketing drive by commissioning venue marketing specialists, Design Inc to devise a new strategic Summer advertising campaign focusing on its Central London location. The award-winning conference and wedding venue offers first class facilities and standards of service, with its […]

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Catching the First Wave!

April 2009

How do you lead your business in the current market? A key challenge that business owners and managers face in the current economy is timing your response to the market and then bringing your team with you. Shirlaws Business Coaching are holding a seminar on the 9th of July in Reading which will provide a […]

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And the winner of Industrialist of The Year is…

March 2009

Design Incorporated would like to congratulate their client, George Yule, CEO of oilfield services company Dominion Gas, for being recognised as the 32nd Grampian Industrialist of the Year at a ceremony in Aberdeen on the 6th of March. The award is granted to the individual in who is deemed to have made the most outstanding […]

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A New Domain for Dominion Gas

March 2009

After a relatively speedy project turnaround, Design Inc, website design specialists based in Staines, Middlesex are proud to announce the launch of the Dominion Gas corporate website. Dominion Gas is an international oilfield supplier, specialising in the supply of offshore cylinder gases, liquids, chemicals and associated equipment to the global oilfield industry. The company HQ […]

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APRIL FOOL

February 2009

We hope you liked our story about us winning the Flair Pool award, but didn’t you notice the anagrams?: Flair Pool awards FPO Rallio Pollofair House

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Luxurious website for The Source Luxury Group

January 2009

Luxurious Websites:  Whether you want to buy a luxury car; rent one of the world’s most prestigious vehicles; charter a private jet: or take advantage of an exclusive chauffeur service, The Source Luxury Group are there to ensure your needs are fully met. Managing Director, Oliver Grant first approached Design Incorporated in early November 2008 […]

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