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    Sign Design Society Talk – Wayfinding for industrial estates & business parks

    We were approached by ‘The Sign Design Society’ to give a lecture to their members on our work with wayfinding projects in Industrial Areas. Jonathan will on 16 March...

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    Our Year Review…

    Every year we have the opportunity to look back and see where the design industry has taken us. The challenges, opportunities and development for the future. Throughout the year ...

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    New Signage in Carshalton High Street

    We have recently completed a refresh for two businesses occupying shops, one moving into the area as well as an existing business wanting a refresh. They are both based on Carsha...

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    New Wayfinding Solution for Manor Royal Business District

    We have been working with Manor Royal Business District (MRBD) one of the largest business parks of its kind in the South East outside of London. Over the past 2 years we have dev...

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    CheckaProfessional

    We are pleased to announce we are now part of Checkaprofessional. Checkaprofessional gives users genuine independant client feedback as well as transparent company information so...

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    FESPA – Cologne, 2015

      Jonathan was invited to speak at the European Signage Show as part of FESPA Cologne, May 2015. Jonathan spoke in the Sign Hub along with other key speakers from across Eur...

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    The Edge Awards – 2015

    It was our privilege to be invited to be a judge on the Business Group for the ‘The Edge Awards’ as part of the Enterprise and Employment programme for Carshalton &...

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    The Importance of Your Brand

      You can define branding to be the identity of your business showing everything you want people to know about your business. Branding a business makes the business easily ident...

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    Welcome – Alexander

    We are pleased to announce Design JD is growing and we are delighted to welcome Alexander on board. This marks a key development, allowing us to provide further expertises with ou...

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    Winners in the Sutton Business Excellence Awards 2014!!

    Design JD’s Creative Director, Jonathan Docksey, is delighted to announce the recognition of “Entrepreneur of the Year” at the Sutton Business Excellence Awards on Friday 7th...

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    How Do I Write A Brief For My New Brand?

    An overview of tips, guidance and how-to’s for writing a creative brief for your brand designer. What is a creative brief? A creative brief puts the right focus on the best direc...

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    Should My Website Be Responsive?

    What Is Responsive Website Design? While the benefits are countless, what does the responsive website designing mean? Responsive website design means creating a self adaptive websi...

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    The impact a great logo can have on business!

    Logo Definition: a symbol or other small design adopted by an organization to identify its products, uniform, vehicles, etc. A logo is not only standalone mascot for the business b...

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    Brand it ! Build It !

    Computers have revolutionised the design industry with high end image tools. An image can be processed to bring out the best in it. Graphic designing has opened up a sea of creativ...

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    How to create a memorable brand name – 3 tips

    What’s in a name?  For starters…everything. A name really says it all, perhaps second only to logo.  And with a winning name and logo you can imprint your company into the mi...

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    How to Protect Your Brand and Corporate Identity

    Your brand is like your company’s reputation – it tells people who you are and what you’re about quickly.  This idea becomes imprinted in your customer’s mind.  Choosing ...

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    Willow Lane Leads the Way with new Wayfinding Scheme

    The new Wayfinding Scheme which we designed, was officially launched, along with the opening of the Willow Lane Bridge, on Friday 14th March with over 75 people in attendance. Aft...

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    The Use of Graphic Design and Way-finding Strategies for Effective Marketing

    There are so many similar products in today’s markets and the competition is soaring. Companies have had to employ so many tactics in order to lure customers into their direction...

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    Carving Out Your Niche in the Overcrowded Branding Market

    Realistically speaking, not everyone is destined to be the best graphics artist in the world, but it is important to carve a niche in the packing and branding design business. Here...

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    Emerging Web Design Trends! – Infographic

    The web is a for ever changing world. With many developments as well as technology opening new opportunities it is hard to keep up with what is possible on any digital platform whe...

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    How to Wow Your Customers with High Quality Brochures

    For those who say, “Print is dead,” the value of the printed word might appear to be on its last leg. Marketing and promotion are frequently performed by digital means rather t...

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    How to Improve Your Shop Front

    Running a shop can be tough. There are several factors to consider when you are running your own business. Yet while just running a shop can be hard, it can that more difficult to ...

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    What is Wayfinding?

    When you’re traveling, you probably don’t pay too much attention to the signage around you. Of course, if you need to find a specific exit or make a specific turn, then signage...

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    Top Tips for Exhibiting at a Business Show

    You have a business how, and you need to prepare. If you’re like most people you’ll get to your event stand or booth and just stand there. Perhaps you’ll hope people come by ...