Do glossy brochures still work, or has digital marketing killed the power of print?

September 29, 2017

I started work on a lovely glossy brochure design this week . The client is a travel company that has traditionally relied on print based marketing but every year they wonder if glossy brochures still work, or has digital marketing killed the power of print? I think this brochure is a good example of there…

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Branding design

Howgills Accommodation

May 10, 2017

The client: Howgills Accommodation comprises a character-filled Barn and a group of Apartments located in the stunning landscape of Cumbria & the Yorkshire Dales. On the doorstep of the Lake District, which has just been awarded World Heritage Site status, the accommodation lies at the foot of beautifully unspoiled fells and is free from the usual hustle…

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A New Year, a new website – Is it time to redesign your website?

January 11, 2017

At new year we always hear about fresh starts. Time for a diet or more exercise and improvements in your life! These are great ideas, but the new year is also a good time to think about your redesigning business website. People often worry about the cost of changing their website to being mobile friendly and up…

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Website design for Lakeland Lodges

Lakeland Lodges

November 6, 2016

The Client: A family-run business with lake-side, self-catering lodges on the edge of the Lake District (and within striking distance of the Yorkshire Dales). With state-of-the-art facilities, the lodges balance a rural retreat approach with high-quality guest facilities. With abundant wildlife, a beautiful lake, and natural grounds, they are a regular winner of the David Bellamy…

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Neil Burnett - Web designer Kendal, Graphic Designer Kendal

And so freelance life begins…

September 6, 2016

Another busy week here, winning a pitch to design and build a website for an accommodation provider in Sedbergh and I was up again an an ex employer 🙂

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inov-8 brochure design

July 6, 2016

I’m really pleased and excited to have started working with inov-8, one of the world’s leading all terrain footwear, apparel and equipment brands. With their origins and footprints etched in the muddy British fells and a pride in designing high-quality, innovative products in both the running and performance training sectors, they are a brand after my own fell-running heart. The brief: To design…

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Landscape Gardener web homepage

Jo Thompson – Landscape & Garden Design

April 7, 2016

The client: Jo Thompson Landscape & Garden Design is a multiple award-winning design firm based in Sussex and working on projects here in the UK and globally. The brief: The existing website was lacking in impact with overly complex navigation and a difficult to manage content system. Its slow speed was also part of the reason for…

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Restaurant website home page


April 6, 2016

The client: Wokshack are a distinctive Pan-Asian Wok and Grill restaurant and takeaway based in Palma de Mallorca. The brief: To create an online solution and develop a specialist eCommerce system enabling customers to enter the restaurant and place their order via the website while seated at their table. The system avoids the high overheads and charges…

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New website for Faye’s Sewing Box

January 16, 2016

The client: Faye has a successful haberdashery business based in the centre of Kendal but no previous online or social media presence. The brief: To work with Faye to develop a website on which she could sell her huge and varied range of products. To provide friendly advice on creating product listings, arranging photo shoots and updating…

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Website design for travel writer

Anna Norman

November 8, 2015

The client: Anna is a London based travel writer and editor for UK and international travel guides such as Time Out. The brief: A website that was clean, modern and easy to use, which displays articles and photography to good effect. As the client travels internationally, updates had to be easy to manage regardless of…

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