Why design companies use fruit and veg names

October 12, 2018Trends

Is this really a thing you ask. Well yes, it is. I realised this when a pitch I went to, and unfortunately subsequently lost, ended up being won by a company called…. well let’s just say, they were another dark red vegetable! Then to my dismay, that evening on tv, in the black comedy Inside … Read More


How to design an infographic

October 10, 2018Digital and data

What makes a good infographic? You have to know who it’s for, be clear on your message, and create something that looks great. Read our top 10 tips about putting together an infographic for your company using examples directly from Red Onion Design, who provide the best in data visualisation. Here goes…   1. Think … Read More


14 steps to take BEFORE publishing a blog post

October 9, 2018Digital and data

Here we suggest 14 important steps to take, yes 14 hoops to jump through, BEFORE publishing your blog post. This mainly centres around WordPress, but can work for any online publishing software.  It used to be so simple to write a blog post, but now there’s a lot more to consider if you want people … Read More


How to create a responsive logo

October 2, 2018Branding and logo design

In this post we want to share with you how we branded a new app using a range of logos based upon the same visual concept, rather than using one single design. Getting brand stand-out is never easy, and with multiple channels showing your logo, it’s important to think differently. Therefore Red Onion created a … Read More


New set of stunning university brochures

September 2, 2018Brochure design, Design case studies

We’re delighted to announce the completion of 4 incredible brochures produced by Red Onion Design on behalf of the University of Essex. We worked with various members of the internal communications team to cover the themes of partnerships, alumni, human rights and data. The booklets run from 24 to 36 pages and are printed on … Read More