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The UK's Leading Magazine Design Company for Consumer and Business Magazines

Welcome to Red Onion Design. If you require a new magazine designer, you’ve come to the right place. From consumer to business and everything in between, we’ve worked for many well known magazine brands and created several from scratch, plus refreshed and re-designed older print publications. We work closely with companies, often with communication and marketing teams to understand your strategic aims, and present you with new ideas and visual approaches. We can research images, brief photographers, provide infographics and put together memorable layouts and covers – aimed clearly at your target readership.

We'd love to help on your next project. Call us on 07803 085 360 or email hello@redoniondesign.co.uk

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Distinction Magazine Design and Content for Chevening

Distinction Magazine Design and Content for Chevening

Uniq Forte Village

Uniq Forte Village

McColl’s Plus

McColl’s Plus

University of Essex alumni magazine and layouts

University of Essex alumni magazine and layouts

FM Magazine

FM Magazine

Dexters estate agent customer magazine

Dexters estate agent customer magazine

Editorial design checklist

Successful design tips for your printed publication

Magazine Designers

We take time to ensure your magazine is accurately designed, and that it looks great whilst fulfilling any type of brief. You need to employ a magazine artwork professional.

Choosing Typefaces

We provide a creative eye for detail, and make sure your fonts always look good. Red Onion can work within your brand guidelines – or introduce new outstanding typography.

Editorial Photography

We choose photographers who understand print, and make your project totally bespoke. We'll help you write photography briefs if working with ours, or your own photographer – so together we get just what's needed.

Picture Research

Red Onion can hunt down the best images there are. We can negotiate with the top end high budget agencies, or work with the best low budget picture libraries.

Publishing Experience

It's mixing together all the elements to make a success. Red Onion has worked on many, many magazines and understand the mechanics of what makes a great product.

Magazine Layouts

We take care to create a publication that's absolutely perfect. We make sure artwork is tailored exactly to your requirements. Red Onion is ready to listen at every single step of the way.

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We believe a magazine is a printed product (or a downloadable PDF). An interactive digital magazine in our opinion is a website (we can help with that too). Red Onion often supports communication teams who like to write the majority of their own content – but who need an external design company to put together the visuals. Our print designers can help with all aspects of your publication.

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We create consumer and business, corporate, customer and client magazines. We are also experienced with internal communication, membership, charity magazines and many more. Our specialisms are lifestyle, travel, homes and interiors, fashion and beauty – though we provide strategic advice to anything you care to think of. Give us a try!

Find out about our contract publishing services

We write and edit features too