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Author Archives: Jili Allen

Annual Reports: time to make figures fabulous

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It’s that time of year again where we are commissioned to produce the Annual Reports of various organisations.  I’m on a one-woman-mission to make this document more interesting and appealing rather than the standard list of facts, figures and functions from the previous tax year. I’ve seen many an Annual Report discarded on the empty seats of countless AGMs, and … Continue reading

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C-Art: Tourism Event of the Year

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You may have previously read about our work with C-Art, but this year, we have refreshed not only the artist’s catalogue, but also completely redesigned the C-Art website. In their own words… C-Art is Cumbria’s countywide visual arts programme, co-ordinated by Eden Arts.  It features exhibitions, events and open studios with the sole purpose of promoting Cumbria’s rich creative talent. … Continue reading

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Fit to print: fit for digital

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When we were first approached by the lovely Ali Turnbull at fit to print, Ali had already created an identity and website for her business, but needed a branding refreshment.   Fit to print is the go-to place for all things word, whether this be the printed word or the digital word, Ali helps her clients get straight to the … Continue reading

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Hidden corner: One Year Out of Hiding

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Last May, we celebrated the launch of a new branding project for The Hidden Corner Antiques and Tearoom in Long Marton, and we thought it would be good to reflect on the process, almost one year on from polishing up the silver service and the company treating itself to an exciting new rebrand. Nestled on the outskirts of Long Marton, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Challenge

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No, no, I haven’t run a marathon, climbed Mount Kilamanjaro, or even managed to get to the other side of town in my current state, however, this Anneka-less challenge is based on article I recently read in Design Week, called ‘What Clients Really Want from a Designer’. According to this article, this consists of 5 main areas:  Relevance, Challenge, a … Continue reading

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