Google’s amazing offices!

Situated in the heart of London’s lively Covent Garden is the Central St. Giles Building which is no ordinary space. The building is home to the Google HQ designed by PENSON in 2012. We thought the impressive, inspiring and creative

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Logo Design for a structural engineering company in Leeds

We recently were given the opportunity to create a logo for a structural engineering company called ‘Blueprint Innovation’, based in Leeds. This experienced business wanted to target the male market with modern branding. They wanted to incorporate the idea of

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Here are ten packaging designs to inspire and enjoy.

1 – Clive’s “Pot of” packaging “The approach challenges packaging design in a market currently saturated with uninspiring international brands and bland own label products. The eye-catching result communicates beautifully, on and off the shelf. The cardboard sleeve was adapted

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Top tips for successful flyers

1. Carefully write your copy Attract attention. Make a statement, or offer. Keep it simple – ideally under 15 words. Create Interest. Develop your proposition. Make sure the reader can see the benefit your product or service will bring. Talk

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Design pick of the month – AZU brochure design

Alex is one of the designers at am:pm graphics and has chosen to look at the 1959 brochure, produced by Citroen.  His first car was a ‘Plums and Custard’ Citreon 2CV Dolly and is an enthusiast of all things 2CV.

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Brochure design for a company in Stoke-on-trent

We were recently asked to come up with an enticing consumer brochure for long-standing clients, Window Repair Centre. They wanted something to let people know that in spite of the name, they do much more than repair windows. It had

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Saving a Word file as a pdf

Whilst some commercial printers may accept word files, more often than not there will be a small charge to convert your word file into a format which suits their workflow.  So by learning how to save your native files in

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My top ten logo designs

There are a lot of things to consider when creating a logo, to ensure that the design reflects the brand identity. The logo can often be more recognisable to people than the brand’s name and so getting it right is

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The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 logo

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 logo hasn’t stirred up as much controversy as the London 2012 Olympics branding since its launch in March 2010. It appears more straight forward and typographical although technically the design has depth and graphical meaning.

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Write a logo design brief with our easy logo design questionnaire

If you have ordered one of our logo design packages, the first thing we will do is to email you with a logo design questionnaire. This is to guide you in creating a design brief which contains all the elements

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Successful Catalogue Design

We are currently working on a catalogue design for a client who sells fresh produce and organic groceries. Obviously our client hopes his catalogue will help to sell more of his products and promote his business and brand to a

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What flyer size and weight is best?

Are you struggling to know which type of flyer to choose? Here is a (non-exhaustive) list of ideas of how to use the different size and weight flyers we offer. A6 150gsm A great budget option. Great for a short

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Printing terminology explained

So your design masterpiece is ready, and you’re finally happy that it’s good enough to set in stone, or in print at least. You’ve searched the internet and found a reputable company to print it. Now all you need to

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Recent A5 brochure design

We have recently designed a brochure for CapitOx, a student finance society at Oxford University. The brief was to design a brochure which was formal in design and layout and not far removed from their previous year’s brochure’s form and

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Leaflet campaign

Drop til they shop – Getting the most from your leafleting campaign 550 000 tonnes of flyers and mailings are delivered in the UK each year, and despite the fact that most of us complain about the amount of unsolicited

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