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rormix manchester app startup

Lessons Learnt from the failure of Rormix

There’s a tendency amongst the tech press to focus almost solely on successes. Scan the pages of any industry website or magazine, and you’ll see startups from all over the globe telling their ‘rags to riches story’; a moment of genius realised, pumped full of cash from eager investors from all over the world before,… Read More

dawn creative print design

You get what you pay for

As I approach the big 40 in October I look back at 20 years in the industry and all the changes that have happened in the way we communicate. We have so many ways to talk, engage and promote our brand that it can be difficult to know which route to take for the best…. Read More

print design tips by the print handbook

3 Print Design Mistakes To Avoid, 2 Tips To Remember

We got in touch with Andy Brown, a graphic designer from Northern Ireland and creator of The Print Handbook to share some words of print design wisdom. Here are his 3 Print Design Mistakes To Avoid and 2 Tips To Remember. Trifold Leaflets Don’t Have Equal Sections I’ll admit it, this is one of the… Read More

Manchesters Best Co-Working Spaces

STOP. Collaborate and listen: Manchester’s Best Co-Working Spaces Revealed

The growing trend for people to ditch the traditional office and, instead, take a punt on self employment is something we’ve covered on these pages before, but Manchester’s roaming workforce – eager for a flat surface to call their own – have more than just coffee shops at their disposal. Related Article: The 7 Best Coffee… Read More

interview with luke grimes from development agency webantic in manchester

Manchester businesses on the up:
An interview with Webantic

It’s a testament to the rate of growth in Manchester that the debate as to whether it’s Britain’s second city within the country is long gone. Done and dusted. Over. By any measure you can think of, Manchester has edged ahead of the likes of Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool in that particular race. For scores… Read More

design a letterhead for printing

Top tips for designing an effective letterhead

Designing the perfect letterhead can help you come across as professional to external clients, as well as to employees and competitors, giving you a stronger sense of authority. Getting the details right, as well as ensuring that your letterhead stands out, is understandably important. K.I.S.S. No, not the band; this stands for: Keep It Simple,… Read More

printed roller banner design tips

Three tips to help you design the ultimate roller banner

Whether you’re heading to an exhibition or trade show, or you have a stall booked at a school or university, roller banners are great advertising tools. Of course, in order to be both noticeable and memorable, you’ll have to have an excellent design. Here are our three favourite tips and tricks for creating brilliant roller… Read More