Limited edition book for the world famous Tan Hill Inn

THE CLIENT The Tan Hill Inn dates back to the 17th century and is known far and wide as the highest public house in Great Britain. Sitting on its own at the top of a hill in Swaledale, Tan Hill oozes period charm with its exposed beams, stone floor and welcoming fire. It much loved … Continued

Mark Harland website

THE CLIENT Mark Harland is a super-talented wordsmith we’ve been fortunate enough to work with across the years. He cut his teeth in the charity sector in the Big Smoke before returning back to God’s Own Country. Since his return, he has been creating dazzling copy for a range of organisations large and small. 
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Why it pays to have a professionally designed logo

“How much do you charge to design a logo?” It’s the question on the other end of the phone that we dread hearing. Not because we don’t thoroughly enjoy sinking our teeth into a good branding project, we sure do! But because the question implies that the prospective client doesn’t understand that creating a logo … Continued

Jenni Smith’s lovely packaging and branding

THE CLIENT Jenni Smith is a contemporary quilt artist, who also runs a thriving sewing school in Ilkley – just downstairs from our studio! You can sometimes find her on the small screen as a designer on Sewing Quarter TV. 
THE BRIEF We were super excited when Jenni bobbed into our office asking us to … Continued

Building a brand for vinyl care experts Spincare

THE CLIENT Spincare is an up and coming high-end audio accessory brand, providing all the kit you need to keep your record collection pristine. If you are a fan of vinyl, you need to check them out. THE BRIEF As music lovers/geeks, we were really excited to get a call from Anthony, who wanted us … Continued

Making or breaking the grid

The typographic grid is an organising principle in graphic design, loved and hated in equal measure. For some designers, it’s an essential part of their workflow to ensure precision, order and clarity. For others, it’s a bit ‘old school’ and they feel it hinders creativity. So who’s right? The grid is made up of horizontal … Continued

The power of a nice paper stock

Once upon a time for designers, a big part of the creative process was pouring through paper swatches, trying to find the perfect backdrop for our creations. Nowadays, as organisations try to cut costs and their environmental impact, much design work will never be seen in printed form. This is why a carefully chosen paper … Continued

Creating a successful brand – The small stuff

Out there, in the ever-expanding interverse, tonnes of articles and blog posts have been written about creating a successful brand. Most of it, in terms of copy, is really high-level stuff that focuses on taglines and what we know as boilerplate copy, ie the standard description an organisation uses to describe itself. All of this … Continued

A fresh look for well-loved estate agents Robert Watts

THE CLIENT Robert Watts is a family-run estate agency in Bradford that has been going strong since Bob Watts started his business in 1979. Now at the helm are his three children – James, John and Kate – backed by a stellar staff of 30 across seven offices. The team is guided by values of … Continued

Getting the brand right for niche law firm Wrigleys

THE CLIENT Since its establishment in 1996, Wrigleys has become a leading specialist legal practice outside London, with niche expertise in expertise in agriculture and rural property, education, private individuals, charities, foundations, trustees and pension schemes. They also have extensive experience working with community-led projects, with many staff acting as trustees, directors and/or volunteers in … Continued