News and insights

Article
24 July 2019

Umbraco 8 Review

Having now implemented Umbraco 8 on a few websites, our Technical Director Mike Royle provides a review covering features, benefits and challenges.

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Press
26 June 2019

Alex Haddon is interviewed for The LINK Magazine

Our Creative and Managing Director Alex Haddon was interviewed in the June issue of The LINK, a business magazine issued by The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, together with Suzanne Bolinder from client company Consido. They discuss how they met and work together, creating a mutually successful business relationship – article on p27-28.

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Article
19 June 2019

Top tips to enhance PDF files

Useful tips and advise on how to make sure your PDF collateral is as good as it could be. This includes page links, forms and how to deal with interactive elements and multimedia.

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Article
20 May 2019

Branding and design tips for successful events

Top tips for reaping the full benefits of a ‘sold out’ event, cement existing relationships, attract media coverage and build your long-term corporate brand.

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Article
18 April 2019

Common themes in icon design

Most brands have a strong requirement for an icon as it provides a useful branding device and helps create distinction from competitors. In this article, we explore some common themes to inspire and realise the full potential of this brand asset.

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Article
25 March 2019

Five of our favourite fonts for websites

When it comes to building your brand online, how the typefaces work on your website is a key tool in creating brand recognition. Here are five of our favourites.

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Headline
25 March 2019

App launch for AVCA

The new App for for AVCA launches in time for the 16th Annual AVCA  Conference in Niarobi, Kenya. With full agenda, delegate and booking features as well as chat and notifications, it is the perfect event companion with scope to add further features in the future to support the full range of services offered.

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Article
14 March 2019

There's more to business card design than you might think

There are many ways you can make your business card stand out and deliver a great first impression of your brand. We've selected some top choices we have at our disposal for every business card design.

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Article
26 February 2019

Colour theory and how it helps your brand

Let’s demystify colour theory and understand terminology that helps us manage (and enjoy!) colour even more in our brands.

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Article
4 February 2019

Website SSL certificates – why do they matter?

Ensuring your website has an SSL certificate delivers many advantages. Our Technical Director Mike provides an overview on their use in view of GDPR and recent Google changes.

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Article
8 January 2019

Maximise the benefits of your Brand Guidelines

Brand Guidelines are usually created as soon as the brand is approved – but how can you get the most value out of them over time?

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Headline
18 December 2018

Season's Greetings from the IC Design team!

Take a look at photos from our festive drinks event SoHoHo held on 4 December – thanks to everyone who joined us – and also note our Christmas closure dates BY CLICKING HERE