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 […]

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 […]

Vera Van Heeringen – Album Artwork

Vera van Heeringen is a bluegrass guitarist/singer, originally from Holland but now based in northern Powys, Wales. She plays with The Flatville Aces and toured with Sheryl Cormier, the late Eddie LeJeune and Dirk Powell. Standing Tall is her debut album and is described as: ‘Delightfully understated and with an assured, timeless grace, Standing Tall […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

Wireless Grids Corporation – Visual Brand Development

Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC) has recently completed a merger with Varsity Media Group Acquisition Corp., of Austin, TX. They specialize in developing cutting edge software for next-generation seamless media and file sharing across the range of mobile and fixed operating systems. Their growing team is currently engaged in a new phase of research and development […]

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 – Sweet Bells Album Artwork

Kate Rusby asked Design By If to re-design her Sweet Bells album for 2009. Using family painter Marie Mills’ painting that hangs in Kate’s house, Design By If set about creating the artwork for the cover (shown above), inner and outer trays, disk and of course the booklet. Booklet Inner Spreads      

ASDA

We have been lucky enough to work with Asda since 2007 and have built a strong relationship with many different departments at Asda House. Below are just some of the projects we’ve been involved in.   Marketing Academy Intranet Site Design By If designed and built an academy for Asda’s marketing team. The team can […]

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 […]