Top 5… Graphic Design Trends 2020

September 23, 2019Trends

The ways in which we consume visual media continue to change at an exciting rate. As graphic design evolves, here’s our pick of the top trends to look out for into 2020…   1. Distortion We’re bombarded with visual stimulus on a daily basis and we’re now starting to see this interpreted in everyday design … Read More


Brand Brexit On The World Stage

September 10, 2019Trends

I’m sure you’re as tired as we are of hearing about Brexit. Now seems like a good time to take a look at the mass of visual clutter associated with leaving the EU, and how this contributes to the way the UK is being perceived worldwide. Unfortunately some of these items will probably help define … Read More


Contracts. What are you signing away?

April 25, 2019Blog Homepage, Resources

We’re seeing an increasing trend towards asking designers and design companies to sign written contracts and agreements. Graphic designers need to be wary of this and be equipped with a basic knowledge of the pros and cons of signing something, even if it’s unavoidable. First and foremost, remember the contract will always be written to … Read More


Are you looking for a new Integrated Design Agency?

April 19, 2019Trends

When thinking about the services Red Onion offer, the current best description would be integrated. Although we have a specialism in magazines, we’re ultimately about communicating ideas through graphic design in lots of different ways.   What is an integrated designer? An integrated designer is a person that can provide an array of design solutions, … Read More


Why were these magazines for young people so successful?

April 13, 2019Editorial design

Spring 2019 sees the last issue printed of this popular magazine, which had been published continuously for over 30 years. It’s the end of an era for the Become charity. It’s time to celebrate some of the amazing layouts that have been in Become (formerly Who Cares? Magazine) and Become Junior magazine. Two national magazines dedicated … Read More