Brand Brexit On The World Stage

September 10, 2019Trends

  I’m sure you’re as tired as we are of hearing about Brexit. Now seems like a good time to take a look at the mass of visual clutter associated with leaving the EU, and how this contributes to the way the UK is being perceived worldwide. Unfortunately some of these items will probably help … Read More


Contracts. What are you signing away?

April 25, 2019Resources

We’re seeing an increasing trend towards asking designers and design companies to sign written contracts and agreements. Graphic designers need to be wary of this and be equipped with a basic knowledge of the pros and cons of signing something, even if it’s unavoidable. First and foremost, remember the contract will always be written to … Read More


Are you looking for a new Integrated Design Agency?

April 19, 2019Trends

When thinking about the services Red Onion offer, the current best description would be integrated. We’re ultimately about communicating ideas through graphic design in lots of different ways.   What is an integrated designer? An integrated designer is a person that can provide an array of design solutions, using and adapting to the wide range … Read More


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