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Postcard illustrations

We were recently asked to illustrate a creative postcard to be used for wedding favours.  THE CHALLENGE The customer asked for a famous quote that was special to the couple. THE SOLUTION We pitched the idea of using an astronomy themed design, to complement and enhance the meaning of the quote. THE OUTCOME The client and their guests loved their postcards; giving them a lasting memento from the day. We are told that many guests have their postcards proudly displayed at home. HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

Postcard illustrations

We were recently asked to illustrate a creative postcard to be used for wedding favours.  THE CHALLENGE The customer requested a famous quote alongside quirky elements present at the wedding. THE SOLUTION After listening to the customer's vision for the wedding, it was the fun llama piñata idea that stood out from the other interesting features. This gave us inspiration and complemented the 'weird' quote requested by the customer. THE OUTCOME The client and their guests loved their postcards, which fitted in perfectly with the wedding's theme and gave guests a lasting memento from the day. We are told that many guests have their postcards proudly displayed at home. HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

Dukes of London Newsletters

Dukes host an annual event to promote their range of new and bestselling products to their customers. The theme for the 2016 show was ethical and sustainable products. THE CHALLENGE In addition to promoting the ethical and sustainable theme, we were asked to advertise a range of virtual reality products. THE SOLUTION Our approach was to balance the ethical theme, using nature-based images, with the virtual reality products, by using bold and bright shapes with futuristic text effects. THE OUTCOME Dukes recorded an increased click-through rate upon receipt of the newsletters and a record number of visitors to the event compared to the previous year. HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

Spencer Ogden Brochures, Newsletters & Infographics

Spencer Ogden are a global energy, engineering and infrastructure recruitment company. They have been voted amongst the best 100 companies to work for in 2014 and have been placed 13th on the Recruiter FAST 50 list for 2015. THE CHALLENGE The client’s objective was to clearly distinguish its various sectors and market them via brochures and white papers. Our task was to create a layout with fresh ideas that pushed the boundaries of the brand guidelines. THE SOLUTION Following our thorough research of the client's guidelines and past marketing campaigns we introduced a modern style whilst ensuring the brand was still recognisable. THE OUTCOME We completed the project ahead of schedule, allowing time for additional design tasks whilst keeping within budget. The client kindly gave us the following feedback: “It's been great having JD Designs here; a really valuable addition over the short period of time. We'll definitely be looking to get them back.” HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

All About The Idea Window Signage

We were approached by All About The Idea to create artwork based on five famous London landmarks. The landmarks and accompanying text would be printed on vinyl and applied to windows at the top of the Leadenhall Building, facing each landmark. THE CHALLENGE The client required an artistic/freehand style for the five landmarks. The artwork would need to be designed, approved and submitted to the printers within 24 hours.  THE SOLUTION We made a few sketches with the requested freehand style in mind, which were submitted to the client. The first stage of sketches were approved, which were swiftly followed by the approval of the digitised designs.  THE OUTCOME We were delighted to see the artwork in action and to receive the positive feedback from the client. The artwork you produced was brilliant, thanks, exactly what we were looking for. Thanks again for working so well with the tight deadlines and everything being so last minute. HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

Wedding Invitations

Director of JD Designs, James, wanted to design a unique and creative invitation for his wedding in the summer of 2016 at The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex. The venue is located in a beautiful English village and has been voted one of Britains best country pubs. Owing to the rural location, James drew a map which would enable easy navigation, whilst highlighting some local attractions.  Guests are presented with an image of the bride and groom, designed so their hands meet at the envelope cover. Each stage of the unfolding process reveals more information about the day.  The details were applied in gold foil, with a bell-shaped die cut area to reveal a well-known, romantic quote on the map. Have we inspired you for your project? Get in touch here Read More ›

CHESTER ZOO SIGNAGE

Chester Zoo was opened in 1931 and was recently voted as the best zoo in the UK and is within the top twenty zoos in the world. THE CHALLENGE Chester Zoo is one of the largest in the UK, therefore it required sufficient signage to aid easy navigation. THE SOLUTION We produced playful and eye catching designs to reflect the fun nature of the zoo.We recommended the durable feather flag, allowing good visibility and mobility if a change of position was required.For the newly built expedition huts located around the zoo, we designed 3D overhead signage, consisting of individual flat-cut letters suspended on locators. THE OUTCOME Since the instalment of the signage, the zoo has observed easier customer navigation and an increase in traffic to the areas advertised on the signage. This project was undertaken on behalf of an agency. HAVE WE INSPIRED YOU FOR YOUR PROJECT? GET IN TOUCH HERE Read More ›

Warwick Castle Princess Tower Photo Book

Warwick Castle is an iconic landmark, playing an integral role throughout British history. The castle now operates as a major tourist site, run by Merlin Entertainments. Amongst the most popular attractions within the castle is The Princess Tower. With regular shows throughout the day, it begins with a tale of a prince and princess, with guests, invited to solve an age-old curse.  At the end of the show, guests are given the opportunity to have photos taken within a themed green screen area, where they can purchase the images which are pre-packed within the photo book. THE CHALLENGE The objective was to showcase the magical experience and provide an educational benefit for young children. They also required three themed background scenes for guest photos, which are slotted into corner holders within the book. THE SOLUTION Using a key character from the tale, a frog was illustrated to act as a narrator and provide a consistent theme throughout the book. Green screen technology is used onsite to create a realistic and themed backdrop for the guest photos. We designed three background scenes, where photos are printed and slotted into corner holders on alternate pages within the book.  Although the attraction was aimed at young […] Read More ›