Choose Kate Rusby’s new Shopper Design!

Exciting times for all you Kate Rusby fans out there… We’ve been beavering away at a little brand update for Kate over the last few months and we’re making a start with some new shopper designs… As it turns out Kate loved all the designs and just couldn’t decide which to go for, after narrowing […]

notonthehighstreet.com Helping Small Business in the U.K.

We’ve loved ‘Not On The High Street’ since it started out in 2006, but we didn’t realise just how much their vision is helping small businesses in the U.K. until Handmade By If became a partner this month. Their aim is simple… ‘to hunt out the most original items from the best creative small businesses, and bring […]

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 […]

Kate Rusby Christmas Goodies

Since the spring we’ve been working with Pure Records on Christmas goodies for Kate Rusby so we’re getting quite excited that we’ll soon see some projects back from the printers! The first is Kate’s new Christmas DVD “Kate Rusby, Live at Christmas” released on the 28th of October. These visuals are all we can show […]

A day screenprinting with Handmade By If

As you may be aware, we’ve recently launched our new little sister company, Handmade By If! Handmade By If has been set up to create our own hand printed products. So far you can find art prints, greetings cards and party invites. We’re bursting with ideas so to keep up with news please ‘like’ our […]

20% off for Green / Eco / Ethical Companies!

We’re looking to expand our network locally, particularly towards green and ethical companies or organisations. To help promote this we’re offering 20% off all design work to green / eco / ethical companies until the end of July this year! Yes, wow indeed! As some of you will already know, we’ve worked with a number […]

Springtime Music Making

Springtime seems to be a productive time for musicians. I guess they must hibernate over the winter nurturing all their creative talents ready for an influx of new album releases in the spring, just in time for the summer festival season? This spring we’ve had the pleasure of working with Lady Maisery on their latest […]

The ones that got away!

Design projects are a bit like icebergs, the finished work you see represents only a fraction of the ideas and concepts that have been considered and worked up over a period of time. Despite it being a very productive and creative phase it’s inevitable that most of the work created early on will not be […]

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 […]

Homemade Business Cards

We’ve been making our own business cards out of old packaging, Christmas cards, birthday cards and prints that went wrong. No two are alike which is smashing, and we save the planet too, which is splendid!  

The Launch of our Screenprinting Service!

January 2013 marks the launch of our brand new screen printing service! After spending 2012 training ourselves up we’re now fully fledged inkers and are looking forward to creating plenty of squeegie goodness over the next few years. In the near future we’ll be setting up an online shop so you can buy prints, cards […]

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 […]

Pure Records Website Design and Build

We have worked with Pure Records since we set up in 2007 and have grown to know each other well. Read testimonial. The Yorkshire based, family run record company needed a new website so asked us to take a look. The simple site would be a means by which they could spread news about their […]

Susans design work case studied in Rotovision’s book ‘Creating Great Graphic Design To A Budget’

We are proud to announce that Susans design work has been case studied in RotoVision’s latest publication “Creating Great Graphic Design to a Budget” by Scott Witham. We are delighted to have work featured in the book alongside such giants as WPA Pinfold, Music and Traffic.  If you’d like to buy a copy for yourself […]

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.

Fancypants – Designer Pant Wear!

We designed these lovely pants just for a bit of fun! They will be available to buy online again soon with a range of other hand printed goods made by ourselves. We’ll keep you posted. Gift Package Fancypants come gift wrapped in a lovely package just like this.