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Archived posts from: 2010

2010 Trends on Twitter

December 2010

An astounding 25 billion Tweets were sent in 2010. These have all been  analyzed to identify the year’s Top 10 Trends, as well as the leading Trends in eight categories: News Events People Movies, Television Technology World Cup Sports Hashtags Each Trend in the Top 10 list includes multiple related terms, to give the most […]

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Design Inc’s Christmas eNewsletter

December 2010

You may have received the recent Design Inc Christmas seasonal newsletter. As well as Season’s Greetings to all, this seasonal newsletter issue features a Glamour theme and includes news about our aviation, event and automotive related clients and shows some of the great work we have produced for them during the run up to the […]

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The return of the unique corporate brochure

November 2010

Touchy feely printed mailers and unique corporate brochure projects are having a bit of a revival! In the face of digital everything, a unique corporate brochure can achieve stand out creatively by your target audience receiving something really intriguing or special. This becomes a bespoke gesture and project and should feature print production values matching the […]

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Corporate Branding Strategies Unravelled

November 2010

It is fair to say that corporate branding strategies have become digital centric. They have become more complex and multi-faceted. In fact, business-to-business corporate branding strategies can now also be more user-targeted. A digital brand can have a face for each of its different audiences whilst maintaining core values. A digital brand allows design flexibility […]

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Goodbye Staines. Hello Staines-on-Thames.

November 2010

So, they are thinking that, with a new naming strategy for changing the name of the town from Staines to Staines-on-Thames they can improve the image of the suburban Surrey town. Staines-based branding specialists, Design Incorporated went (not far) to investigate. Commercial Director, Frank Norman admits that most people outside the area associate the town […]

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Just How Sweet Does Your Brand Taste?

November 2010

How bitter or sweet does your own brand taste? How many times have you eaten at a restaurant that’s “famous” for their pie or their burger or their fish & chips? And how many times have your expectations not been met? “We’re famous for our pie” is a brand statement – and it’s easy as […]

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Shouting From The Top – Sharda Architectural Glass

September 2010

Today’s special buildings need special glass. Sharda Architectural Glass are the industry specialists who manufacture this glass and work in partnership to deliver specialist glass solutions globally. Design Inc are proud of our relationship with Sharda and are pleased to have conceived, planned and built a regenerated online presence for them. Being an integrated agency, […]

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Passport to Politics

September 2010

A recent design for a direct mail piece by Design Incorporated for Quickstart Global has created a bit of controversy among its recipients – even gaining coverage on the BBC Politics Show! Copying (but not that closely) a Canadian passport in its format the direct mail piece’s mission and message being to highlight how Quickstart Global […]

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Has Banksy finally designed a website?

August 2010

Introducing a corporate website design with the power of three Troika is the name for a collection of three elements that once combined increase strength, stability and power. It is the power of three. And when three seasoned hospitality recruitment specialists came together to form a new, powerful recruitment company, the name ‘Troika’ was the […]

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AirCRAFT: The Art of Aviation Photography

August 2010

Providing aviation photography for advertising and marketing campaigns is both an art and a science whether it be for a commercial or private jet or a small helicopter. Ensuring the aircraft image portrayed in terms of content, context, models and props fulfills the optimum brand proposition. Attention to detail and a good understanding of the […]

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Would you like to see who has visited your website?

August 2010

Wouldn’t it be great if you can always find out exactly who has been looking at your website. How to best gain internet traffic insights from your website marketing campaigns, optimise your online proposition, capture visitor data, enquiries and new prospects? With our new Website Visitor Profiling service, using the latest internet traffic profiling technology, you can […]

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The Isosceles World Cup Tournament

August 2010

July saw the inaugural Isosceles 5-a-side World Cup tournament which included Design Inc’s very own team including Paul Munday (Captain – Creative Director), Daniel Gilbert (Forward – Managing Director), Jon Turner (Forward – Studio Manager) & Darren Scurville (Goal Keeper – Account Manager). The event, which was held in West London, had all the ingredients […]

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Darren’s event and venue marketing clinic

August 2010

Darren Scurville, Design Inc’s Senior Account Manager and event and venue marketing specialist commented “I look forward to sharing some of my insights, thoughts and suggestions on the future and trends of the events industry” He continues, “The big question still being asked is, how is the industry performing? In response he quotes “The 2nd […]

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Making Email and Direct Marketing Campaigns Work

August 2010

Did you know that by using the latest data technologies you can improve the response rate of your direct mail campaigns  by 300% and cut the associated creative costs by 50%? You too can benefit from innovative and targeted direct marketing campaigns for realistic costs it’s just a case of knowing how. Getting the most […]

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How to … Find a venue / Promote a venue

July 2010

Design Inc’s Event & Venue Specialist, Darren Scurville has been in the fortunate position to experience both sides of the coin for venue promotion campaigns, having worked for over 10 years as a high-end event organiser and in his current role at Design Incorporated. Darren explains, “From a venue’s point of view I was their archetypal […]

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How to Design an Effective Website – Blogs

July 2010

Designing a website is one thing but does the web designer truly know how to design an effective website. The addition of a News Blog offers many benefits to so many types of businesses, professionals and individuals. Engage and connect with your clients and prospects online, initially through attracting them through the search engine optimisation […]

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Augmented reality – some great examples

June 2010

Following on from my last post about augmented reality examples,, I thought I’d share with you even more examples of this amazing new communication tool. Making your business card design really stand out. Even Lego have embraced this tool. See 3D versions of your model before you buy. A great tool for your next augmented reality […]

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Augmented Reality Brochure – the new communication

June 2010

Don’t act too surprised if, some time in the next year, you meet someone who explains that their brochure is actually an augmented reality brochure. In the past year and for the next few years, we will hear the phrase augmented reality brochure much more often. And, by adding a special marker to the brochure, once put […]

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Design Inc at MEBA 2010 Dubai

June 2010

The regional market optimism witnessed by those attending the Dubai Air show last November (2009) is now gaining momentum and rapidly rolling forward to MEBA in December 2010. The Middle East region being seen as not only an opportunity itself by many but also as a stepping stone into Asia for many European aerospace companies. […]

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London 2012 Mascot Branding …. On your marks, get set, go for your 2012 Olympic Events & Promotions?

June 2010

Wenlock and Mandeville, created by iris On 19th May London 2012 finally revealed the mascots that will help characterise the capital’s Olympic experience. The futuristic part alien one-eyed figures, called Wenlock and Mandeville, were unveiled at an east London school. The mascots will soon be everywhere, with merchandise going on sale in July to mark […]

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What are you made of? – Fitness versus fatness.

June 2010

For both athletes and the general population, your body composition is an essential measure of health and fitness. With 2012 on the horizon, professional sportsmen and women know there is nothing more detrimental than carrying out dead weight. So, for those considering a weight loss program, accurately assessing your body fat percentage is one of […]

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Design Inc’s guide to a sucessful website

June 2010

We are proud to announce a new development to our website! We have just launched an interactive facility which simply outlines all the elements necessary to ensure your current or new website is as effective a marketing tool as it can be. Whether your business is actually based and sells online or simply marketed online, […]

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Farnborough Fly Past

May 2010

The SBAC Farnborough Airshow returns this July. Some of you are no doubt planning how to fulfil the strategic potential of the investment in your exhibit. Who remembers when SBAC stood for Society of British Aircraft Constructors and when the show was held at other venues like Hatfield and Radlett. The halcyon days to many! […]

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Come fly with us

May 2010

You may have received our recent eNewsletter. If not, please click here to view what we have been up to over the last couple of months. This issue features an aviation theme and includes news about our private jet charter, aviation and travel related clients and shows some of the great work we have produced […]

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EBACE 2010 – Next stop, The Farnborough Airshow 2010

May 2010

Thursday the 6th of May saw the close of EBACE 2010 which by all accounts was very successful. The main story of this year’s exhibition was the growing optimism within the private jet sector of the aviation industry which is being fueled by increasing demand for business jets within the $25m category. Even the various […]

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