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


Using Colour Sparingly in Design

February 1, 2021Content knowledge, Magazine knowledge

We’d like to welcome Chevening to the Red Onion ranks. Chevening is a global academic awards program, supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and partner organisations. We created this brand new magazine from scratch and we’d like to share with you some insight into the design decisions that were made. We used … Read More



We’ve improved our editorial section

May 10, 2018Content knowledge

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


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

March 3, 2017Content knowledge

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


Success for new university alumni magazine

December 14, 2016Content knowledge, Magazine knowledge

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



Hub, Hub, Hooray!

June 7, 2016Content knowledge

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.


Red Onion uses video to promote print

December 15, 2015Content knowledge

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



Your Guinness magazine proves a hit!

April 29, 2015Content knowledge

  We’re delighted to announce that The Guinness Partnership is the latest client to join the Red Onion ranks. The Guinness Partnership owns and manages nearly 60,000 homes nationwide, and has been providing services since 1890.