Red Onion is the UK’s leading magazine design company. Read some in-depth case studies about our work, awards and contributors. We can help you understand how great design can help your business.


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


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


Red Onion publication wins international award

June 16, 2018Brochure design, Design case studies

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, 2018Design case studies

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, 2018Brochure design, Design case studies

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