5 Ways to Grow Your Business Instagram Following

5 Ways to Grow Your Business Instagram Following! It’s not enough for your business to simply be on Instagram. For your account to be worth your time and effort, you need to use it well and engage your followers. But in order to have effective engagement on Instagram, you first need to have followers. Unfortunately, followers don’t just automatically roll in…


Our Top 5 Exhibition Products:

Our Top 5 Exhibition Products: With exhibition season fast approaching it is important that you have everything ready to make the best first impression! Below we are going to talk about our top 5 favourite exhibition products, all of which are available to purchase or rent at Design Office! Our Top 5 In No Particular…


Why Your Business Needs SEO

Why Your Business Needs SEO Many businesses know (or think they know) that they need SEO for their website, and the benefits they will get from that SEO work being implemented on their behalf. SEO will certainly improve a website’s overall searchability and visibility, but what other real value does it offer? Why is SEO so important?…


Megans Work Experience Week

I completed one weeks work experience at Design Office in January 2019. During my week I have enjoyed carrying out set tasks assigned to me by Kevin. These included logo design, social media advertisements and signage design. This was very different to my current studies at the University of Salford. During each task, I learnt…


7 Benefits To Hiring a Social Media Agency

7 Benefits To Hiring a Social Media Agency Do you need a social media agency for your business? Do you think it can help you to grow your business? Yes, of course, today one of the biggest demands of every business is having a social media presence. And a social media agency can help ensure…


Why your business needs social media to be successful in 2019

Why your business needs social media to be successful in 2019:  From what was once something optional, social media has now become an absolute necessity for any business looking to succeed in 2019 and into the foreseeable future.   The power of social media cannot be ignored an it is imperative that all businesses look to optimise all social media channels in order to WIN. With the…


Lumen – Crewe’s Night Of Lights Marketing Case Study

Lumen – Crewe’s Night Of Lights Marketing Case Study Original brief: Before tendering for the job, this was the original brief we were given. The main jobs for us were to find a name, create a brand, run the marketing, PR, advertising and to create all of the marketing collateral. ‘In November the council will…


The Design Office World Cup Charity Sweepstake

What is the World Cup? Kicking off on June 14th, the FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association(FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four…


Kind words from Bernadeta our intern

As you may know, we had Bernadeta with us for 3 months earlier in the year. Bernadeta is at university in Denmark and part of her course involved a 3 month internship with us. She recently finished her internship with us and got in touch with a kind email. “Dear Kevin Edge and Design Office…


Planning for that Summer Event

PLANNING FOR THAT SUMMER EVENT As we arrive into May maybe your thoughts are heading towards planning that all important summer event, whether you are having an exhibition stand at an agricultural show, a stand at your local summer fair or simply promoting an event, here at Design Office we can help.      …


GDPR – Our 12 step guide to GDPR compliance

You may have received a lot of emails from your favourite websites or companies asking you to “opt in” to their mailing list or to review their new privacy policy. This is because of the new data protection ruling that has been passed by the European Law. Due to the heavy fines that business could…


Farewell and good luck to Bernadeta

This summer I am graduating my Marketing Management Studies at Dania University of Applied Science, so just as other students I had to find a company for my internship. Luckily I found marketing company Design Office, which is based in England, Crewe city. My internship period started from 22nd of January, and today – 20th…


Our Top 5 WordPress Plugins

Here at Design Office we love WordPress, In fact we build all of our websites with it. Due to the flexible nature of the platform it allows us to quickly develop eye catching websites that are both easy to maintain by ourselves and clients alike. One of the best features of WordPress is the huge…


Easter Celebrations 2018

Easter Origins Spring is one of the most exciting seasons in the year: days are longer, the sun shines brighter, animals are waking up after the Winter sleep and colourful flowers starts to bloom. Besides this amazing nature metamorphosis, Spring also brings us Easter time. Easter is a very old and well-known celebration across the…


Design Office head to Northern Business Exhibition

We are going – Are you? Design Office will be exhibiting at the Northern Business Exhibition on the 18th and 19th of April, 2018 so why not come down and say hello! The Northern Business Exhibition is a big B2B event in Manchester, with over 6000 visitors every year! This is the biggest business show…


Olympic Unity!

Olympic Unity! In a week when teamwork is the order of the day our thoughts at Design Office have turned to the Winter Olympics that have just started over in South Korea. Unity has been the early theme with both the north and south joining forces to create a unified Korean Olympic team. Undoubtedly a…


Launch you Marketing into Orbit!

With a bit of creativity from the team at Design Office you too could launch your marketing into the stratosphere, just like the entrepreneur, come genius Elon Musk and his beloved Tesla Car which recently fount its self travelling at over 18,000 miles per hour towards outer space, not to mention the front pages of…


Design Office welcomes new trainee

The Design Office team are always welcoming English and foreign students who are doing their work experience/training into their working environment, this helps them prepare for the next step into full time employment along with keeping the Design Office trends modern and up to date with the youth of today. Our first trainee of the…


Design Office out and about networking in area

Design Office out and about networking in area The week started with Kev’s meeting with Carole at Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity, which was very productive and Design Office will be welcoming her on Monday to receive some training on wordpress. Kev was then off to London with the i want to connect team overseeing the…


5 WordPress Trends that Will Impact You in 2018

Looking ahead to the future is natural around the beginning of a new year, and this is especially true if you’re an avid WordPress user. The Content Management System continues to evolve at an ever-growing pace. In this piece, we’ll offer eight WordPress trends you can expect to see in 2018, how they might affect…


Design Office achieve Platinum status

At a recent meeting at Ultima Displays Head Office in Corby, Design Office were awarded Platinum status as a proven and trusted distributor of Exhibition Stands, indoor Modular Displays and outdoor Event products. The award further cements the relationship between the two companies, which bodes well for the future growth in a blossoming sector that…


South Cheshire Chamber Business Awards 2017

Design Office were recently awarded the contract to deliver the Marketing Collateral for the prestigious annual South Cheshire Chamber Business Awards 2017. After an initial creative consultation it was agreed to create a new identity for the event as part of the process of raising the profile and attracting a wider audience. Creative Brief The…


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Design Office support BBC Children in Need

The Design Office are supporting BBC Children in Need …. A favourite this year has been the Chris Evans Breakfast Show Fundraising Auctions unfortunately the bids that were made were not winning ones !! but a couple of the team members where lucky enough to buy tickets to the CarFest North 2018 when they went…


Engaging Window Graphics Promote Christmas Products

Design Office in Crewe have launched there Christmas Window Designs promoting a wide range of Marketing products created and produced in house including; Festive Wall and Desk Calendars, Personalised Diaries, Xmas Cards & E-Cards, Year Planners, Web Site image sliders and Social Media adverts. Along side these products striking Window Designs and Vehicle Graphics also…


Design Office build custom game for Gateway Electronic Components

Here at Design Office we are getting used to the “odd requests”. Recently we were approached by Gateway Electric Components who needed there custom exhibition show game wrapping with some creative graphics. We immediately got to work, gathering exact measurements and setting the artwork ready for print. Once we had the file sorted we printed…


Spruce up your brand this Christmas!

It’s that time again! The summer holidays are well and truly over and the festive season is fast approaching. To avoid the dreaded Christmas rush our team here at Design Office are already preparing for it and we want to help you to do the same! With a range of digital and traditional marketing solutions…


Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird – An Introduction To Google’s Zoo

Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird – An Introduction To Google’s Zoo Pandas, Penguins and Hummingbirds may sound like the main attractions at your local zoo, however they are the cute names Google decided to call its game changing algorithms. To understand what each algorithm does you first need to understand what Google’s algorithms are. When you…


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Design Office Strawberries and Cream

Fresh strawberries and cream is an iconic and well-loved British dish, especially famous for being served up at Wimbledon. Each year at Wimbledon an absolutely mind blowing amount of strawberries and cream are consumed, averaging at just over 20 tonnes of strawberries and around 7,000 litres of cream. This year at Design Office we have…


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Bring Your Dog to Work Day

Everyday is a bring your dog to work day at Design Office Bring Your Dog To Work Day is an annual nationwide event that raises money for charities dedicated to making a difference to the welfare of dogs. On Friday 23rd June 2017, businesses from across the UK will welcomed their dog loving employees into…


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Outdoor Event – The Nantwich Show

Outdoor Event On Wednesday 26th July 2017 Nantwich Show is in town, attracting thousands of visitors from the local area, the wider uk and across Europe. This event and the influx of exhibitors and visitors from far and wide creates a real opportunity for local businesses.   Go Local Design Office is one of the…


Fleet of vehicles outside The Mansfield Group Head Office

Power Sharing – Marketing Specialists

Power Sharing Its a couple of weeks since we awoke to the news that the country was about to enter a new phase where power sharing was to be the new norm. Just ask any seasoned business owner or Marketing professional and they will tell you power sharing has always been the norm! Alternative Beat…


10% OFF All New Orders Placed in July!

As you may well know, Design Office are specialists in the education sector. Over the years we have built an extensive database of schools in the local area and have worked on an array of projects from school rebrands to promotional items including prospectuses and folders. Design Office value spending time in the local community…


Michael with his videography equipment shooting footage for The Mansfield Group

Can We Have A Corporate Video Produced For Next Week Please?

The Mansfield Group are a large, national Vehicle Rescue and Recovery Company and a loyal client of Design Office. Having been in partnership for in excess of 8 years, Design Office have fulfilled many briefs from creating their new corporate brand to producing branded stationery and company newsletters, completing professional photoshoots and designing and developing…


Design Office Building

A Week in the Life of the Design Office Team!

Design Office is first a foremost a Marketing Agency, offering bespoke, creative solutions for you and your business. However, not only do we offer FREE marketing consultations, followed by creative strategies for both online and offline marketing, we can also design and produce those products, all in house! Our talented team includes Graphic Designers, Web…


SEO – What’s The Point?

SEO – What’s The Point? If you have your own website or are involved with your companies website you would of herd the term SEO. SEO, Search Engine Optimisation, is a widely used term within the website industry which some agencies would have you believe is Gods gift to your website… But is it? In…


Design Office Are Looking for a Creative Graphic Designer!

Business is thriving here at Design Office and as a result we are looking for an enthusiastic, Creative Graphic Designer to join our talented team! We pride ourselves in being a small but dedicated team of individuals that are able to pool our skills together to offer a huge array of services. We currently have…


websites that we have completed web training on in the last week

Why You Should Get Your Website at Design Office

If you’re like the majority of business owners you will fall into one of two groups: you know you need a website but you just haven’t got the time or the budget to make it happen, or you have a website but you know that it’s not what it should be and you’re always making…


Final exhibition stand for Cerco IT Ltd

Cerco IT Ltd Make an Impact with Design Office Hop-Up Stand

With the technological advances we have seen over the last few years many people think that trade shows and exhibitions are a thing of the past. Today, companies are looking more and more towards digital marketing and digital advertising. In the current economic climate, Events, Sales and Marketing budgets are all being cut in many…


Why Print Marketing Continues to Thrive in the Digital Age

Due to the technological advances we have all experienced in recent years we cannot deny that there has been a dramatic shift into the digital work. Today, businesses are largely focused on their online marketing campaigns, improving the layout of websites and reaching out to customers through social media channels are just two of the…


Jake using Premiere Pro to edit video footage

Find Yourself on the Silver Screen With Design Office!

Get yourself on to the silver screen with Design Office! If you’re a business owner you have most likely heard the phrase ‘content is king’ to describe the importance of content marketing. While written content is effective for many audiences, visual marketing is an even more powerful tool to increase interactions. A picture might be…


Design Office - your 5 star Google rated marketing agency.

The Impact of Fake Online Reviews

At Design Office we not only provide creative marketing solutions, we also print and produce any of your marketing collateral; from branding and identity to stationery, printed materials to website, window graphics to photography and even vehicle graphics and exhibitions stand, you name it and we can produce it. What’s more, we are tried and…


Trine Working at her desk in the Design Office office

Design Office Link Up With Dania Academy in Denmark

Here at Design Office we are passionate about being at the centre of our community, not just in terms of providing products and services for local businesses, but also engaging students and young professionals in work experience and work placements. We believe that the experience is invaluable and vital for any student looking for a…


Website Design for Aztec Aerosols

Truly Total Marketing Under One Roof! Strategy, Design, Web, Photography

“Aztec Aerosols is a contract aerosol manufacturer that provides an outstanding service, tailored to the customers’ individual requirements. Founded in 1964, Aztec Aerosols has over 50 years of experience in the industry. During this time it has combined technical knowledge with innovative design to provide reliable products and added value to their clients’ brands. From…


Shine On with Foiling from Design Office!

At the end of last year here at Design Office we were very much focused on how we could prepare for another successful year in business and what new techniques and processes we could offer our clients for more bespoke products. After our sales team visited The Print Show at the NEC in Birmingham back…


Design Office – Pushing Exhibition Boundaries!

Who are Sercon? Sercon, the staple isotope company, are dedicated to the design, manufacture and support of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometers and their associated sample preparation systems. Backed by a wealth of experience in Isotope Ratio Instrumentation, we provide a full range of services specific to isotope ratio scientists and their applications. Sercon are also…


Fresh pies stacked in Watergate Bakery

A Mouthwatering Photoshoot from the team at Design Office!

Watergate Bakery in Whitchurch, Shropshire, is a family run business headed by Simon and Sarah, helped along by their daughter Jessica and Sarah’s mother Barbara. Simon started his career as a chef in 1979 with a passion for bread and pies, working in many local public houses in both Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire. Simon now…


Posters for Back to the 80s Charity Night for Leighton Hospital

Design Office – Leaders in Charity Marketing

“As you may or may not be aware, we are trying to raise funds for the acute medical unit (ward 3) which is part of the emergency care division. We deal with many types of medical problems, including patients with dementia. This can prove very challenging as these patients can be extremely confused and often…


Large PVC Banner with A Frame for the Recycling UK Group

A Week in the Life of the Design Office Team!

Here at Design Office we are always promoting the many services that we cover and the varied products that we provide and this week has been no exception. Despite being a short week because of the bank holiday, we have still managed to see a variety of projects go through the Design Office doors in…


Front and back cover of Hungerford Primary Academy's Prospectus, printed full colour onto 300gsm Silk Board with Gloss Lamination

Design Office – The School Brand Management Specialists!

As you may well know, Design Office are specialists in the education sector. Over the years we have built an extensive database of schools in the local area and have worked on an array of projects from school rebrands to promotional items including prospectuses and folders. Design Office value spending time in the local community…


Bee themed window graphics for Butters John Bee in Crewe and Nantwich

The Design Office Team Have Been Busy Bees!

“Kevin and Stephanie from Design Office have been a great inspiration in helping us with our marketing project, the final products and workmanship have been of a very high standard, they kept us well informed throughout the process. Many Thanks!” – Paul Lucas, Business Development Manager For the past few weeks the team here at…


Design Office Goes Large!

Over the past few weeks the whole Design Office team have been extremely busy working on a variety of large scale products so this week we are taking the time to reflect on some of the fantastic projects we have been privileged to be a part of. Shredding UK Truck The first is the fantastic…


Combermere Abbey Folders

Hot off the Press!

This morning Design Office have delivered 2000 brochures to another happy customer! Over the past two weeks Design Office have been busy designing and producing some stunning new brochures for Combermere Abbey to promote their wedding venue at an event this weekend. The Combermere Abbey Estate sits on the borders of Shropshire and Cheshire between…


The benefits of using vehicle graphics to advertise your business

7 Benefits of Using Vehicle Graphics to Advertise Your Business!

The secret to effective advertising is not only to make a great first impression, but to make a lasting first impression. Vehicle wraps are a very memorable way to spread your business’ message; vehicle wraps for sales, service and delivery vehicles are a powerful branding and marketing tool and here at Design Office we thoroughly…


under the counter vinyl wrap for lambert leonard and may

Design Office Have Got Signage Covered!

Lambert Leonard and May are one of the largest and well-established farm-only veterinary practices in the UK and also one of Design Office’s most valued customers. They are the leaders in their field of dairy veterinary services and their team of enthusiastic vets has extensive experience working exclusively for farmers. Design Office have been in…


Fudge and Diesel the office dogs lying around

Dogs Are Our Brand’s Best Friend!

Millennials will surpass baby boomers as the largest pet-owning generation in about three years, according to Stifel Equity Research, and they’ll make up almost half of the workforce by 2020. Therefore there seems to be an increasing trend with business owners allowing their employees to bring their pets to work. Employers are starting to understand…


Maid 2 clean leaflets ready to go out

Design Office – Made to Provide Franchise and Multi-Site Business Services!

Maid2Clean is a leading provider of domestic and home cleaning nationwide. Providing a fully vetted, reference checked and insured cleaner to every client, Maid2Clean have built an expertise for cleaning home cleaning to the highest possible standard as well as providing outstanding customer service, delivering a professional clean tailored to the customer’s needs. Maid2Clean is…


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Spring into Action and Book Your Fantastic School Photoshoot!

Spring is officially here and the trees are blossoming, which is why Design Office think it is the perfect time for schools and colleges to think about refreshing their portfolio of photography. Here at Design Office we pride ourselves in being specialists in school photography shoots and as just one of our many services we…


Lambert Leonard and May newsletter suite

Why You Need an Integrated Marketing Strategy With Design Office

There are so many ways to market your business – social media and SEO, content and context, email and advertising – it’s easy to get them confused. The solution to this problem? Integrate them! Integration of numerous different components of a marketing strategy has become paramount in today’s digital age due to technological advances and…


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A-list Insider: How Design Office Does Integrated Marketing

As many of you are aware by now, Design Office’s marketing campaign for 2016 is all about the A-list, a concept inspired by our sister industry, the world of fashion. In a previous post ( we wrote about the similarities between fashion and graphic design, or at least the graphic design that we produce here…


Design Office's new window graphics and external signage

Design Office: The Ultimate One-Stop Shop!

Here at Design Office we sell ourselves as a one-stop shop; our logo encloses the strapline ‘total marketing under one roof’. Our new A-list marketing campaign boasts that Design Office offer a world of benefits and savings across a range of services including Creative Design, Web, Signage, Fleet Media and Photography. Our website talks about…


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The Top 5 Benefits of Google AdWords

Here at Design Office we offer a wide range of web services that go far beyond just designing and building your website, but also includes the setting up and maintenance of Google AdWords, pay per click (PPC) advertising on Google. The way it works is simple: 1. People use keywords (or search terms) to search…


Happy New Year from Design Office!

The team here at Design Office would like to wish all of our customers, existing or potential, a very happy New Year and we hope you all had a wonderfully merry end to 2015! Here at Design Office we had a very successful year last year and we couldn’t have done it without each and…


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Merry Christmas from the Team at Design Office!

As we’re fast approaching the big day, we at Design Office just wanted to say a big thank you to all of our customers for being part of yet another successful year – we couldn’t do it without you! As I’m sure you are all aware for the past month leading up to Christmas the…


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Design Office Staff Look the Part with Branded Workwear!

Branding goes far beyond just a logo or graphic element; when you think about your brand you should be thinking about the entire customer experience, including everything from your logo and website to your social media experiences and the way your customers experience your staff. In short, your brand is the way your customer perceives…


Design Office Desk Calendar In Production

Design Office Create A-List Desk Calendars

Fashion never ends. Every season, new trends become apparent. Fashion is immediate. As soon as we put on an outfit we are engaging in fashion and conveying a message linked to fashion, even if we don’t want it to. Fashion is transparent. The message is there for you to see, purely in the design of…


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What’s Been Happening on North Street!?

North Street Methodist Church opened in 1869 and was host to a worshipping community until 2012, when it was discovered that the building was structurally unsound. This gave way to an exciting and rare opportunity for the Church – it could start afresh! Back in 2012 when the Church was declared structurally unsound the congregation…


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Don’t Get Left Out In the Cold!

Back in June, Google’s Gary Illyes announced that Google was working on a continuously running Penguin update allowing it to update in real time and if this happened, the algorithm would get data that is refreshed all the time. Recent updates have now confirmed that Illyes is hoping that Google will release the update before…


Power Supply Projects Sign

Design Office Supply Stunning Signage Suite for PSP!

Power Supply Projects (PSP) are Electrical Engineering specialists for the rail and electricity supply industries throughout the UK and Ireland. PSP offer a wide range of services including Feasibility, Design, Project Controls, Installation, Test & Commissioning and Competent Engineers and aim to provide a “one stop shop” service – just like Design Office! One of…


Exhibition stand designed and created by Design Office for Partners For Endoscopy

Made in Crewe, Delivered in Germany!

Partners for Endoscopy (PFE) are specialists in supplying endoscopy units and are the leaders in their field. With over 20 years experience of distributing to a vast number of significant endoscopy product manufacturers, PFE developed a sister company, Partnership Medical, designed to distribute internationally. PFE are also a leading client for Design Office and our…


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Design Office Lights Up the Marketing of a Fabulous Fundraising Event!

Design Office are proud to support local charities, through direct fundraising events, sponsorship and by providing artwork and printing solutions for charity functions. In September 2012, Design Office even won a Business Award for Contribution to the Community, awarded by the South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Community. One of Design Office’s most recent charitable…


Examples of the photos captured by Design Office at Grove School for their re-branding campaign

A Design Office Picture is Worth Two Thousand Words

As the saying goes, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’, which is why photography has been a key element in graphic design for many years. Look back at early advertising and you will find that an image was most likely a vital component that became a staple for that company. Although illustrations are sometimes…


Healthwatch roller Banner

Pull Up and Stand Out!

This week Healthwatch Cheshire East, the consumer champion for Health and Social Care Services in Cheshire East, required four Roller Banners for an upcoming event at short notice – and who better to fulfill their request than Design Office!? Our diverse and efficient team here at Design Office thrive on tight deadlines and together we…


Turnkey Exterior signage

Design Office Create, Manufacture and Fit Prestigious Exterior Sign for Turnkey Instruments

Turnkey Instruments, the leading designer and manufacturer of quality industrial and scientific instrumentation, have recently had a show stopping exterior sign designed and fitted – by none other than Design Office! This extraordinary sign measures approximately 5m x 2m and features their uniquely shaped logo accompanied by a collection of pristine, white painted, individually cut…


We're getting ready for Christmas, are you?

We’re Getting Ready for Christmas, Are You?

Here at Design Office the festive season is fast approaching and to avoid the dreaded Christmas rush we’re already preparing for it – now we want to help you do the same! Nestled in the heart of Crewe, our elves are ready to create and deliver innovative designs as well as quality production, enabling us…