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 […]

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 […]

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!  

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 […]

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 […]

Carnival Creative – Visual Brand Development

Carnival Creative are a SEO and PPC Design and Development agency based in Huddersfield. After 10 years of agency experience Jackie and Dan “had the awful suspicion that the universe had our own company in store for us and there’d come a day where we’d share an office, a regular pint after work and a […]

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 […]

Kate Rusby – Website Design and Build

We’ve been working on Kate’s website for the past couple of months and the site has just been launched! Happy New Website day to Kate! The website has been completely handed over to Emma at Pure Records who has complete control over all content. This enables Kate’s site to be independent from web builders and […]

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 […]

Demon Barbers’ Captain Ward Album Artwork

The Demon Barbers have recently released their 3rd full album ‘The adventures of Captain Ward’, with the help of the genius illustrator (and musician) Tony Hall, Design By If produced the artwork. The band have been described as ‘slightly unhinged’ with ‘maverick tendencies’ – what more can we say?! You can buy the album direct […]

Damien O’Kane Brand Creation

Damien O’Kane has recently been taken on by Pure Records. He has been performing for years with his family and various bands but Summer Hill, produced by Pure Records is his first solo album. Pure Records needed a brand look for Damien as a solo performer and we were happy to oblige! This doodley, cheeky […]

Susans Visual Brand Creation

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 […]

Moll Springs Water – Logo Design

Moll Springs is a new bottled spring water brand based near Huddersfield. Design By If worked on this refreshing Logo Identity for Moll Springs and is looking forward to completing the project when it is back on track.  

Kate Rusby – Visual Brand Development

Folk singer and Mercury Music Prize Nominee Kate Rusby has had her curly haired scribble logo for over ten years  – she needed a brand overhaul so we happily obliged! Kate is known for her sweet, natural sound and for popularising the folk songs sung by the average working people of England. The handcrafted, patchwork […]

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 […]


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