Always listening to readers

August 14, 2018By Rob CastlesStrategy

It’s really important to understand your target audience. In the case of Become magazine, for the leading UK charity for children in care, readers come together to discuss the magazine. It also has a panel of young editors that help set the direction of the title (pictured below). Along with the Become comms team, Red … Read More


Red Onion publication wins international award

June 16, 2018By Rob CastlesBrochure design, Design case studies

A publication we designed for the University of Essex showcasing their expertise in analytics and data science has won recognition in the annual Circle of Excellence Awards. Organised by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), these international awards recognise outstanding work in communications plus advancement services, alumni relations, fundraising and marketing. This … Read More


We’ve improved our editorial section

May 10, 2018By Rob CastlesDesign case studies

Red Onion offers specialist editorial services – feature writing, research, editing, subbing, proofing etc. We’ve updated the Editorial and Design section on our website with more information and case studies. See examples of our work for the giant oil and gas company Petrofac, and for the nationwide housing association Circle Housing. The page is topped off … Read More


Brochures prove invaluable

May 8, 2018By Rob CastlesBrochure design, Design case studies

We’re delighted to hear about the success of a range of promotional items we created for ASI Healthcare – including four brochures, an A4 folder, forms, and advertising. Red Onion introduced new font branding and followed existing colourways. The design needed to be high-end and clear to read. The client said: “Thanks again for your … Read More


Success for campaign

May 8, 2018By Rob CastlesDesign case studies

One of our favourite clients, the charity Become – has won the Your UK Parliament Community Campaigner Award  for their youth outreach project – Passport to Parliament. Red Onion designed the logo and various social media assets. Natasha Finlayson, Chief Executive of Become, said: “As the leading charity for children in care and care leavers … Read More