Our Reclaimed Office Community Garden

Inspired by our clients Wibsey Park Community Garden this spring, we asked, and were given permission to use the abandoned space behind our office building to grow our own fruit and vegetables. It’s been an amazing learning curve, but we can now start to see a green tinge to our fingers… We’ve found lunchtime gardening […]

Our local and ethical pledge

In the autumn of 2010, after 3 and a half years in Huddersfield Media Centre, we decided to move the business closer to home in Bradford. As part of this move we took the opportunity to make a pledge to ourselves to expand our network locally, particularly towards ethical companies and organisations. We wanted to […]

Get Out More Forest School – Web Design and Build

Get Out More is a forest school. They help people get more out of life by getting outside more.  They aim to help people of all ages rediscover nature, feel better about themselves and more motivated to get active outdoors on a regular basis. In 2012 Annie Berrington the owner of Get Out More CIC […]

Sore Fingers Folk School – Logo Identity

Sore Fingers Summer Schools is Europe’s leading organisation for bluegrass and old-time music camps, offering world class tuition for all the instruments played in bluegrass as well as old-time fiddle and banjo, autoharp and singing. The organisation is planning to expand into U.K. folk as well as their native American roots by starting up Sore […]

Wibsey Park Community Garden

When we moved our offices from Huddersfield to Bradford in 2011 we made it one of our goals to work with more local and ethical companies and organisations. BCEP or Bradford Community Environment Project were the first Charity we connected with. We’ve been working with the team since then on various projects before setting to […]

Make It Happen Club – Design Brief Workshop

The Make it Happen Club is a club led and for young people based in Huddersfield who want to make good things happen. In their own words… “We work together to find the things that motivate us and inspire us… which could be anything from planning our own social activities to spreading some joy in […]

Cecil Sharp Project – CD and DVD Cover Design

Shrewsbury Folk Festival approached us back in 2011 to create the packaging design for their most recent musical collaboration project ‘The Cecil Sharp Project”. We were thrilled and soon began working closely with the team to create a piece of work that both suited the historical and personal nature of the project. ( A unique […]

Soupa Creative Network – banner illustration

Soupa Creative Network is a creative network of mainly illustrators, but also some designers and photographers based in London. We’ve been a member since 2009 and made an autumnal banner illustration for them back in 2010. Here it is in all it’s coziness 🙂 Have a look at the Soupa Creative Network.

Pete Coe – Album Artwork

Pete Coe is a folk singer who has been touring the folk clubs and festivals for the past 40 years. He approached Design By If to create artwork for his latest release Backbone and we were thrilled to help out! The album was launched this year at the Sidmouth Folk Festival and is going down […]

Munchin Re-Brand

Munchin has now been launched in the canteens of 165 primary schools in Kirklees in an effort to encourage children to eat healthily. Many corridors and canteens have been updated and children and parents have been given letters, leaflets, postcards and menus illustrated with the new Munchin brand. The project is ongoing so we’ll keep […]

Cawthorne Concerts A4 Leaflet

Pure records commissioned Design By If to design a promotional leaflet for their Cawthorne Summer Concerts in 2007. This was the first design job we worked on with Pure Records and it was the start of a long and fruitful friendship!