What’s in a Logo?

Part 1  – The history of logo design and branding In this 3-parter, we’ll look at how to design the perfect logo for your business and how to build your brand. But to kick off, we’re taking a brief look at the long and illustrious history of logo design and branding. The use of logos […]

New loading dock for Anglia Freight hits the news!

It’s wonderful when one of our clients hits the local newspapers! Anglia Freight, a local logistics company opened their ‘Cross Dock’ this week – a new 17,000 sq ft covered loading area costing them approximately half a million pounds. Not only are Anglia Freight already part of the Palletline distribution system, partnered with Hazchem Network and […]

Presentation of ‘A Classical Adventure: The Architectural History of Downing College’

The Howard Foundation commissioned Tim Rawle to be the author and photographer of ‘A Classical Adventure’, a book about Downing College published in September 2015 and already lauded by The Georgian as a “well-researched architectural history” with “exceptional photographs”. On Saturday 16th July, Tim Rawle will be giving a lecture in The Howard Theatre, Downing College, Cambridge. The Book in […]

Fitting tribute to the Battle of the Somme

Today, people are uniting to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. 600,000 British soldiers fought for our country – 20,000 of whom never returned. It was the bloodiest day in our history. This tragic event will be acknowledged and honoured across our country with 2 minutes of silence. One of Scream Blue Murder’s […]

Better browsing: image size matters!

It’s accepted wisdom these days that page loading times are pretty crucial to our experience when we visit a website: so crucial in fact, that according to KissMetrics, if a page takes more than 2 seconds to load, we get seriously twitchy and at 3 seconds, 40 per cent of us are likely to abandon the page – and […]

Mail | 5 steps to stop email ruling your life!

How to reduce the number of emails in your Inbox Does it ever feel like your inbox is taking over your life? Especially over the Christmas period or when you are on holiday? After a pretty non-stop year, I made a conscious decision to take some time away from my computer over Christmas and the […]

Mystery in the Attic: we need a Sherlock-type!

Earlier this year, John and Richard uncovered some very old, dusty boxes in the attic at The Wilderness that turned out to be full of what appear to be headline letterpress fonts of the hand cut variety. We have no idea how old these fonts are, although we have deduced that they may be from […]

Life doesn’t always go according to plan!

Following on from the posts on how excited we have been over the letterpress poster we printed at Francis Cupiss Letterpress printers earlier in the year, I thought I would write and tell you that things don’t always go according to plan, in life… sh*t happens!