Consider California a design mecca? The Golden State is most commonly known for its mid-century modernism, Apple products, and Silicon Valley founded and funded apps. The designers and the ideals that have […]
We can see a huge future in virtual reality, augmented reality and 360 video over the coming years. We are already helping our clients with their thinking about this technology strategically and […]
I have a lot of crap on my desk. Some of it is useful, some of it was useful, and some of it I don’t even remember where it came from. In […]
Every year, Claridge’s puts up a Christmas tree in its lobby to mark the start of the festive season. Since 2009, the trees have been designed by heavy hitters of the fashion […]
We have produced dozens of animation videos for our clients, each has its own challenges, so we thought we would share some tips to help you avoid some pitfalls.
Experience Architect Jamie Stantonian shares his recent experience of VR For years it was a running joke in the web industry that the coming year might be “the year of the mobile web”. […]
Design Week’s Top 100 is seen as the benchmark of independent UK design businesses providing a detailed and holistic analysis of the financial state of the design industry. The Team are proud […]
Client Services. Our name does us no favours. Who wants to be ‘serviced’? It sounds like an added benefit or something that’s just nice to have, rather than an essential component of a […]
There is no doubt that the third sector is currently suffering a crisis of trust with the Charity Commission reporting that public trust has fallen to a ten-year low. At the same […]
With less than two months until the Olympic Games, health organizations, ethicists, politicians, and athletes are weighing the risks of Zika. In recent months, public examination of the virus has garnered much […]
Move over Millennials, Generation Z now has purchasing power and is entering the workforce – with purpose. We love labels; they make it so much easier to target, classify and tuck away […]
Imagine a company induction where your employees come face to face with your CEO and are taken on a personal tour of business locations and customers around the world.
Now imagine taking your employees on a virtual tour of a new facility you are building or demonstrating a product that doesn’t exist yet or immersing them in a brand experience they will never forget.
Why are so many big brands stabbing me in the back? Names I used to trust are no longer my best buddies. How could they betray me? When we hit the hard […]
We are about to embark on a referendum that will decide whether the UK stays in the EU or leaves. No doubt about it. But, what is the question we will face? Will it be “Yes, we should stay in the EU?” Or “No, we should not leave the EU?”
Same outcome. Different words.
In today’s multi-media environment, have editors thrown out their flatplans to embrace all things digital, leaving no room for old-style publishing?
A new Ipsos Mori poll has revealed that one-third of ‘young’ people – that’s those in the 18-34 age bracket – think social media will influence their vote in the UK general election. Cherry Anthony ponders just how much she is swayed by social media.
The Team’s 2014 Christmas card campaign helps Southwark Foodbank purchase Christmas dinner hampers for families in need in the borough.
We have gone a bit social media crazy – both personally and in business. As a marketer, I am bombarded daily with contrasting information about social media. One minute I’m told it will drive business through the roof, the next I’m warned about its darker side.
Based on everything I have read, listened to and discussed, I have come to my own conclusion. Much like everything else in life, I have adopted an ‘in moderation’ approach to social media.
When was the last time you went for a walk without your phone? Better still, left it purposely at home while you and your friends went out for the whole day? Yep, thought so, never.
English Heritage chose a partner that demonstrates clear understanding of their new brand combined with world-class digital experience design skills across mobile platforms.
The M&S Shwop campaign began as an internal CSR initiative that later progressed to become their biggest non-product campaign rolled out to M&S customers across the country in stores and online. The basic idea is that staff and customers donate their unwanted clothes, which are then sold in Oxfam shops, shipped to Africa for resale in local markets, or recycled to support the environment.
The Team, with long-term client Gas Safe Register, won gold in the Design for Society category for its ‘Silent Killer’ campaign, at this year’s Design Effectiveness Awards. Additionally, the international brand and communications agency won bronze for its rebrand of charity, Stroke Association.
In conjunction with our Christmas card and its theme of giving, The Team undertook ’12 days of fundraising’ in the lead up to Christmas for Make-A-Wish foundation, a heart-warming charity that grants wishes to children with life threatening conditions.
Last week saw the 8th London Kurdish Film Festival held in Picturehouse Hackney and Westbourne Studios. The London Kurdish Film Festival is the largest nonprofit organisation of its kind that brings together films from four different parts of Kurdistan, and the rest of the world, to the big screens in London.
A brand should be constantly evolving to stay relevant and to adapt to changing market conditions. And like everything else, the market conditions appear to be changing more quickly by the day. Every once in a while, though, most companies and organisations feel the need for a more profound analysis of what their brand stands for. Typically this means a discussion around what to do about the logo.
There is an ongoing question about how companies make their corporate values part of the everyday culture of the business and embed them into the company’s DNA. Somehow, amongst all the corporate communications that employees receive every day, the message about values and ethics seems to be getting lost.
There have been a few major logistical decisions made in publishing and design over the last couple of decades – the latest one being whether to publish digitally, in print, or a combination. Any decision appears to boil down to the Betamax/VHS dilemma: make the wrong choice and it will cost you.
There’s this impression that animation is difficult to produce, costly and time-consuming – but provided it’s short, and you’re pithy with what you’re saying, animation can be affordable and very good value for getting complex information to a large audience.
With broadband becoming increasingly high-speed across Britain, streaming video for business communications, especially annual reporting and accounts – full year or interim – is steadily becoming more common.
With consumers now using a wide range of devices to access the web rather than solely a desktop computer, there are now hundreds of different screens sizes that website owners and developers need to consider – this is where Responsive Design can help.