Adobe Muse CC 2015 is software that allows designers to create visually impressive websites with very little coding knowledge. It also has the added benefit of parallax scrolling – where items on the webpage move or animate as the user scrolls down or up. Adobe Muse is only suited to smaller or one-off websites. It comes … Read More
When mainstream logos undergo a redesign it often creates an uproar. One Daily Mail reader said of the revamped CBBC logo: “Why oh why do we the tax payer need to spend money on rebranding an already great logo. Why does it need to be changed?” They are of course missing the point. Children’s television … Read More
We’re always on the lookout for people with design talent in the field of magazine layout, illustration and websites. Get in touch if you’re interested. Also, perhaps you’re skilled at website coding, writing, sub-editing, editing (offering advice and taking on projects remotely) or marketing (such as selling advertising). We’re also happy to receive information from printing … Read More
Red Onion worked closely with the team at Phaidon to create this digital magazine. In the mix were Creative Director Andy Cowles, Editor Mat Smith and Publisher Inca Waddell. The project was unique as it utilised a double-page cover, which is perfect for the online platform – and rarely seen this way. The feedback internally … Read More
It’s a first for Red Onion as we combine our video-making and print skills to create a well-rounded social media campaign. We designed a captivating booklet aimed at 12 to 18 year olds – and we were thinking of a way to build excitement about it. This is where Keynote OSX came in – it … Read More
Two covers side-by-side. In the new-look, the full bleed masthead is effective, and the coverlines are quick and easy to read. However, the earlier version is more fun. But which is better, A or B? Over to you…
It’s of course important to engage with your readers across all media platforms, but on this occasion let’s quickly focus on the benefits of print magazines. Let’s go… 1 It’s a great way to connect with your readers. If you’ve got lots of staff in your company (for example) this is a great way to … Read More
Who Cares? is a magazine aimed at 12 to 18 year olds in care. And following its recent redesign by Red Onion – we found out what the readers really thought of it! “I love the new front cover!” “I actually don’t not like anything about this magazine. It’s my favourite!” “There’s lots of information … Read More
Having been involved in website design and creation since the late 1990’s it’s been a fascinating journey updating Red Onion to a fully responsive site. Things have naturally moved on a lot in design and particularly html and scripts in general. It’s important to move with the times, and we thought we’d share with you a little more about our … Read More
In this post, we look at which social media tool you should use for your specific purpose. Often you will need a mixture of them all. Here’s a few thoughts about the best ways to share your message. Newsletter Email Benefits: In-depth, personalised, tailored, targeted When to use it: Stay in touch with your signed-up … Read More
We’re delighted to announce that The Guinness Partnership is the latest client to join the Red Onion ranks. The Guinness Partnership owns and manages nearly 60,000 homes nationwide, and has been providing services since 1890.
Contenders gathered in London for the 2015 CIPR #insidestory awards, an event to highlight the considerable achievements of the internal communications side of UK business.