Success for new university alumni magazine

December 14, 2016BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with the University of Essex to produce their alumni magazine, Essex Effect. Red Onion fought off strong competition to redesign the title. The objective was to engage with the wide age range, and diverse interests of the alumni readership – whilst taking on board the strong and evolving … Read More

Red Onion brochure printed

July 13, 2016BLOG, NEWS 2 Comments

Our Red Onion booklet is hot off the press – highlighting all the reasons why clients should choose us. We’ve got plenty to give away, so drop us an email if you’d like a copy posted to you.

Hub, Hub, Hooray!

June 7, 2016BLOG, NEWS No Comments

This week Red Onion is at the Hearst Creative Hub – along with some very talented designers. An excellent hard-working team, and a lot of fun. It’s situated in the heart of London’s trendy Soho district.

How to create a responsive Adobe Muse website

May 11, 2016BLOG, DIGITAL, USEFUL No Comments

Adobe Muse CC 2015 is software that allows designers to create visually impressive websites with very little coding knowledge. It also has the added benefit of parallax scrolling – where items on the webpage move or animate as the user scrolls down or up. Adobe Muse is only suited to smaller or one-off websites. It comes … Read More

Job Openings at Red Onion Design

March 7, 2016BLOG, JOB OPENINGS 2 Comments

We’re always on the lookout for people with design talent in the field of magazine layout, illustration and websites. Get in touch if you’re interested. Also, perhaps you’re skilled at website coding, writing, sub-editing, editing (offering advice and taking on projects remotely) or marketing (such as selling advertising). We’re also happy to receive information from printing … Read More

Phaidon launches travel magazine

December 17, 2015BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

Red Onion worked closely with the team at Phaidon to create this digital magazine. In the mix were Creative Director Andy Cowles, Editor Mat Smith and Publisher Inca Waddell. The project was unique as it utilised a double-page cover, which is perfect for the online platform – and rarely seen this way. The feedback internally … Read More

Red Onion uses video to promote print

December 15, 2015BLOG, NEWS No Comments

It’s a first for Red Onion as we combine our video-making and print skills to create a well-rounded social media campaign. We designed a captivating booklet aimed at 12 to 18 year olds – and we were thinking of a way to build excitement about it. This is where Keynote OSX came in – it … Read More

Top 5… Reasons a print magazine rivals digital

September 24, 2015BLOG, TOP 5 No Comments

It’s of course important to engage with your readers across all media platforms, but on this occasion let’s quickly focus on the benefits of print magazines. Let’s go… 1 It’s a great way to connect with your readers. If you’ve got lots of staff in your company (for example) this is a great way to … Read More

Who Cares? Magazine loved by young readers

September 7, 2015BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

Who Cares? is a magazine aimed at 12 to 18 year olds in care. And following its recent redesign by Red Onion – we found out what the readers really thought of it! “I love the new front cover!” “I actually don’t not like anything about this magazine. It’s my favourite!” “There’s lots of information … Read More

Guide to creating a website for multiple devices

April 30, 2015BLOG, NEWS No Comments

Having been involved in website design and creation since the late 1990’s it’s been a fascinating journey updating Red Onion to a fully responsive site. Things have naturally moved on a lot in design and particularly html and scripts in general. It’s important to move with the times, and we thought we’d share with you a little more about our … Read More