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Brand & Design Inspiration for 2023

Get off the starting blocks Sometimes all you need is a little inspiration to help you get off the starting blocks. So we’ve collected some of the best websites, posts and articles about Brand and Design in 2023 to help

Green Friday

Go Green for Black Friday? “Every year the confusion and chaos of Black Friday descends upon the European population, causing lots of frantic and often needless spending – and even, disappointingly, violence. But beneath this more widely reported façade, there

ART X SPORT 2022

Wonderstuff are bringing art and sport together in 2022 to celebrate the Rugby League World Cup. Following on from our successful ART X SPORT 2021 live art event Wonderstuff are again bringing art and sport together in 2022 to celebrate the

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Effective design is priceless

I just found a packaging range for children we created 10 years ago that is still in use. Strong, effective packaging design adds value by;• Building a recognisable range• Increasing customer retention• Reducing investment needed in ‘rebranding’ to stay ‘trendy’ And

Wear your own brand

You have a brand. You committed to it the day you started your business. A month, a year, or a decade ago. It is unique, and it is yours.But do you wear it with pride? Share it with everyone you meet? You have to

ghost skateboard design

G H O S T S – Live Art Event

ONE NIGHT UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES. On Thursday 28th October 2021, five artists each brought a skateboard ghost to life using their own creative style. They were hard at work in front of a live audience where the public and like-minded creatives

6 Weeks of Summer Review

As you may know, our team at Wonderstuff have been enjoying a 4-day working week for the past 6 weeks. Summer should come as such a welcoming relief in our lives, and we believe that relaxation and enjoyment are essential,

6 weeks of summer

Summer plays such a crucial role in our busy lifestyles. That period of the year that’s filled with light nights, BBQs on the beach, swimming in the sunshine, adventurous road trips and an overall sunny state of mind. But how

fitness merch

We’ve got some merch’

We’ve only gone and had some new t-shirts made for our first sponsored team event – a Crossfit competition in our local box, Method Training. Taking part in FREEDOM PAIRS on the 24th July, team Wonderstuff (Paul and gym buddy Tess)

Sharing Restaurant Branding Inspiration.

This round of tailored research is going to be around restaurant branding and customer experience. Whilst it limits the industries that I look at for design inspiration, it creates focus and better comparison. Bar ChidoThe first piece of restaurant branding

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Discovering the World of Web Design

Design is constantly evolving within the digital market. Brands are becoming more active online, which means their appearance through a screen has to epitomise who they are as a company. Engaging interest and achieving simplicity are the fundamentals that I

Public Art Gosforth

Supersized Public Art

We need your support. Help us create Gosforth’s largest piece of public art. Now is the time to bring a real sense of pride and public spirit by creating and installing a large wall mural to transform Gosforth. Flintlab Coworking

Your Brand Ripples

Be clear on your customer journey, and where your brand, your position, your marketing, and your sales channels all make an impact. Pick the most important point in your customer’s journey, then work out from there to make sure all

BrainBalms Reaches Crowdfunder Target For Oil Atomisers

We are super happy that we’ve been able to help support our client, BrainBalms, to reach their crowdfunder target for their new range of natural oil atomisers, with the additional achievement of being match funded by the North East LEP. BrainBalms

Sharing Inspiration

Why not pause for a moment to enjoy some design refreshment from around the world. Selected by our design director Kerry Neesam who considers colour, typography, illustration, brand identity, production details … Leapfrog Remedies “An amazing packaging project for Leapfrog

Supporting the Designers of Tomorrow

Here at Wonderstuff we’re proud of our industry and keen to support young designers. Before coronavirus became part of all our lives, director Paul Alderson and design director Kerry Neesam worked with students at our local universities to share industry experience and give advice and

BrainBalms Launches Crowdfunder for Oil Atomisers

Our client BrainBalms has just launched a Crowdfunder campaign to support three new products. The new Oil Atomisers contain plant essential oils whose active ingredients have been scientifically proven to have beneficial effects on memory, cognitive function and sleep. BrainBalms

Sharing Inspiration

Regular readers will know that our design director Kerry Neesam keeps her finger on the pulse of what’s hot in brand design, sharing what she finds from around the world via LinkedIn. Here are three of her most recent top picks:

Home Improvement Finance

We’ve just completed work on the brand identity for Home Improvement Finance, a newly established credit broker based in Newcastle. The service helps homeowners and contractors access loans from £1,000 to £100,000 for repairs and renovation. Following the initial briefing, the client

New IT Brand DARE

DARE is a spin out company established this year from existing business Opal IT. We had recently taken Opal IT through a rebrand and the team came back to us to support them in their new journey. The brief for DARE included

Sharing Inspiration

Brand design involves reflecting what our clients are and do, and through this also connecting with their target audiences. Visual identity, tone of voice and calls to action are all part of the brand design mix. In this month’s review

Forum RCP – Rebranding for the Future

Forum RCP (Retail Commercialisation Partners), formerly Forum CentreSpace, is a leading commercialisation and mall promotions agency working with over 90 shopping centres and 40 retail parks across the UK.  They came to us to at the end of last year to

Featuring Troo Healthcare

We’re always excited to see our work featured by design media, together with selected work by other designers from across the globe.     In the last few days we’ve seen coverage of our work to revitalise the Troo Healthcare brand on