Multi-logo branding for Your Places App

September 10, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES No Comments

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, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES No Comments

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

Always listening to readers

August 14, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES No Comments

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, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

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, 2018BLOG, NEWS No Comments

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, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

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, 2018BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

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

40 years of Star Wars magazine covers

November 29, 2017BLOG, REVIEWS No Comments

Star Wars has infiltrated Western Culture in so many ways. Here we take a quick look back at how Star Wars has been portrayed on magazine covers over the last 40 years. From A New Hope in 1977 to The Last Jedi in 2017

Junior Freelance Graphic Designer Required

September 6, 2017JOB OPENINGS No Comments

We are looking for a Junior Graphic Designer around one day a week. You can be at foundation level, or up to degree level. You must have a reasonably good grasp of indesign, and some photoshop.  You would need to live very local to one of our offices in Carshalton Beeches in South London. We … Read More

Red Onion redesign wins international award

June 15, 2017BLOG, NEWS No Comments

We’re delighted to hear that a magazine designed by Red Onion has received an international award. Unbeknownst to us, our client entered the title into the “Magazine Publishing Improvement” category of the 2017 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards. We competed with education establishments around the world, several with bigger budgets and bigger teams. The yearly … Read More

Top 5… Graphic Design Trends 2017

March 7, 2017BLOG, TOP 5 2 Comments

These things are so this year. We present our top 5 graphic design trends you may or may not have noticed already. Woah, they are so hot…!   1. Light typefaces Forget ‘in your face’ big and bold – it’s all about light and dainty. Don’t hard sell to your customers, give them the lighter touch. … Read More

Tell us what you think of our new-look website!

March 3, 2017BLOG, NEWS 2 Comments

Red Onion has grown. We’re now bigger, and hopefully of course, better. The new look allows us to have dedicated pages for our wide range of design specialisms. Also, the capabilities of WordPress are forever improving, and now was the time to update. Not all areas are fully-functional, so we’ll be introducing new pages as … Read More