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Creative Website Designs

posted on 24/10/2014 by Sian Lenegan

Being a team of creative website designers we thought we’d share our thoughts, ideas and inspiration on just that, creative website designs!

Over the past few months in the website design arena we’ve seen trends ranging from hand-drawn illustrations to the scrapbook look, script fonts and background textures from note pads to coffee rings.

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Creative Website Design & Footers

posted on 06/09/2014 by Sian Lenegan

Web design should always be attractive and your company website could be the most powerful force in your marketing toolkit. The footer of a website has typically been a bit of a buckshee subject. Thanks to news websites and social media sites people are used to scrolling and we’re taking back the footer!

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How much does a website cost?

posted on 30/08/2014 by Sian Lenegan

Website designers the world over get asked this question a lot. And the answer is, “well that really depends…”

The cost of a website design is going to vary depending on your requirements. Think of it like buying a car, there are varying levels of specification and the more bells and whistles you add, the higher the cost.

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What does your business card say about you?

posted on 07/07/2014 by Sian Lenegan

The traditional business card…often an after thought logo at the top, name and contact details underneath. Whilst there is nothing wrong with a business card that is clear and communicates (after all that is what it needs to do). Your business card leaves your client with a lasting reminder of you and your company, if it is bland it will simply get forgotten and thrown on the pile of similar looking bland cards or worse still straight in the bin.

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Marketing in the Hospitality Industry

posted on 26/06/2014 by Sian Lenegan

One of the longest-standing industries, the hospitality industry or hotel industry encompassing accommodation, food and beverages for holiday makers and business people alike. This is an industry where you could say there is an on-going and ever lasting demand but no business is exempt from common challenges, then you’re thrown in a recession and we have compounded those challenges ten fold.

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The Dangers of Speculative Design

posted on 22/04/2014 by Sian Lenegan

As an agency we often get the opportunity to pitch for work. This can be an exciting process that involves a lot of time on our part in terms of planning, research, ideas generation and everything else that falls within our quoting process.

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Simple tips & ideas for Exhibition Stands

posted on 12/03/2014 by Sian Lenegan

Trade shows, exhibitions, show case events are all a great way to promote your business and put your brand in front of a captive audience. It’s a great way to extend your professional networks and meet potential new customers.

With lots going on at these shows it can get harder and harder to make an impact.

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A rebrand for heritage Aluminium tube specialists

posted on 30/06/2013 by Sian Lenegan

Sixth Story came upon the opportunity to work with a traditional British manufacturing company to give their brand a refresh. The brief was to take  aluminium tube producer Spartal’s logo and give it a more professional and modern look. One of the key elements was to reflect the heritage of their company located in the Cotswolds.

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