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January 13th, 2018

Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better When Choosing Your New Design Agency

As a successful Small Design Agency based in Preston, Lancashire, in this piece we offer five reasons to avoid Large Design Agencies and choose a small Graphic Design & Website Design Agency instead. 1 Smaller Design Agencies are More Cost-Effective Large web design agencies have large overheads. Things like expensive city centre offices, large numbers […]

September 11th, 2017

The Design Comedy: FREE Graphic Design eBook

In 2016, Route1Print, the UK’s fastest growing trade printer asked our founder and lead graphic designer Quentin James to contribute to their “50 Tips from Designers, to Designers” eBook. In 2017, they once again asked Quentin for a contribution for their brand new FREE Graphic Design eBook titled: “The Design Comedy – How To Deal […]

July 10th, 2017

A Day In The Life of a Graphic Designer

Many people outside of the graphic design industry don’t fully appreciate what’s involved in a typical workday for a busy graphic designer. In this blog post, we try to dispel the myth that the computer does most of the work, not the designer. To help, Quentin James Design founder and lead graphic designer Quentin, takes […]

May 26th, 2017

Recommended Agency Register Approved

Quentin James Design are delighted to have been recommended by our clients yet again, meaning our agency has been awarded Recommended Agency Register (RAR) status for the next twelve months. We’ve been RAR members since 2010, shortly after the scheme began and are extremely proud to be one of only a handful of Lancashire based […]

May 8th, 2017

British Council INSPIRE Annual Report Design

Supporting Complimentary Creative Agencies We often provide graphic design services to other businesses in the creative sector, including Public Relations Agencies and Digital Agencies. When our friends and long-time collaborators Digitaloft recently asked for our help with an Annual Report Design project for the British Council and their INSPIRE programme in Bangladesh, we were delighted […]

April 14th, 2017

Star Wars The Last Jedi Infographic Design

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… We joined the Rebel Alliance, lead by multi award winning Lancaster based digital marketing agency, Digitaloft. The team at Digitaloft needed a fresh, creative infographic design for their London based children’s party planning client, Twizzle. Twizzle have been making fun happen for over 30 years, […]

March 31st, 2017

WordPress Backup and Management Service

Friends don’t let friends go without a backup. Each year, March 31st is World Backup Day, a day for people to learn about the increasing role of data in our lives and the importance of regular backups. This independent initiative to raise awareness about backups and data preservation started out – like most good things […]

March 26th, 2017

A Visual History of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Infographic Design

Quentin James Design founder and lead designer Quentin is a self confessed petrolhead. So an infographic design project for award winning digital marketing agency Digitaloft, detailing the evolution and visual history of the Volkswagen Golf GTI was right up his street! The infographic design formed part of the search engine optimisation and digital marketing strategy […]

Graphic Design Tips From Designers, To Designers

In December 2016, Route1Print, the UK’s fastest growing trade printer asked Quentin James Design founder and lead graphic designer Quentin James, to contribute to their forthcoming eBook “50 Tips from Designers, to Designers”. The eBook gathers advice and graphic Design Tips from experts in the Graphic Design field all in one place. From client management […]

November 21st, 2016

Lancashire Ipsum

Lorem Ipsum Reimagined Graphic Designers and Website Designers often create page layouts and mock up designs, for client discussions and as part of the overall design process. In creating these mock up designs, we often use placeholder text to help give clients a better idea of what a layout might look like when populated with […]