Why were these magazines for young people so successful?

April 13, 2019Editorial design

  Spring 2019 sees the last issue printed of this popular magazine, which had been published continuously for over 30 years. It’s the end of an era for the Become charity. It’s time to celebrate some of the amazing layouts that have been in Become (formerly Who Cares? Magazine) and Become Junior magazine. Two national magazines … Read More


What to consider with digital magazines

November 18, 2018Digital and data, Trends

Are you a publisher with an eye on the latest trends in magazine design, production and distribution? Do you want to create a magazine that crosses the media boundaries and reaches a well-targeted audience? If so, what’s the best way for you to go about this? We’ve looked at some of the issues to consider, and it’s … Read More


Difference between a brochure and magazine

November 12, 2018Editorial design

It may initially seem obvious what sets a brochure apart from a magazine, but from a design point of view the line can be very fine. While it’s tricky applying a blanket rule, here we present several key differences and similarities between the design of a brochure and the design of a magazine.   1. Price … Read More


Red Onion has a new office!

November 11, 2018Jobs and News

We’ve got a new office. We’ve moved out of The Treehouse in Balham. We’re now based at Idea Space London, in a bustling area just 10 minutes walk from Clapham Junction mainline train station. It’s a small and stylish creative hub with bright, airy meeting rooms, and cosy break-out areas with comfortable sofas and chairs. … Read More


New edition of Diabetes UK magazine

October 24, 2018Design case studies, Editorial design

The new edition of My Life magazine has landed. Red Onion worked closely with the editorial team at Diabetes UK to put together the design of this latest edition of the annual. It’s to engage with children who have Diabetes. My Life has a bright, busy and lively design, with colourful bespoke illustrations. It immerses readers … Read More