Design Tips

Expert knowledge that will keep your business brand and marketing working effectively

Designing visually on brand interior graphics

A customer’s brand experience at a leisure attraction will include everything from ordering a coffee through to finding the signs for the toilets. Interior graphics on site need to be considered as much as the promotional posters that might be selling annual passes.
My latest article looks at all the areas that graphics can be applied on site and some quick fixes to help improve the brand experience of the customer.


Running a successful design business around a family

Over the past 11 years there have been a few ups and downs and a lot of learnings along the way to try and work out what I want, what is right for the family and what is right for the business. 
As it is International Women’s Day I thought I would reflect on my learnings and perhaps provide inspiration to a woman who might be embarking on a similar journey…


Trends in design for 2022

Design trends for the year ahead are always a hot topic of conversation in January as we look towards what the year may bring. Everything from QR codes through to 90s retro graphics are some predictions from JWJ Design.


Designing your seasonal social media campaign

With the festive season comes the festive marketing campaign. If you create your own visuals in an app like Canva our top 5 design tips might make your images go from bland – seen before, to eye-catching – and stop the scroll!


Do we still need a printed school prospectus?

The printed prospectus may seem an out of date marketing tool, but actually teamed together with a well thought through web and social strategy it can form another key avenue to connect with parents and communicate different messages.


Marketing your independent school

Marketing for schools can be very challenging, and perhaps even more so as in-person events haven’t been able to happen. At JWJ Design we have been working with independent schools for over 5 years and have outlined some tips and tricks to help ensure you are creating the right impression with your marketing.