Blog

All the latest from H&H HQ and interesting news from the world of design.

Should You DIY Your Design?

I know what you’re thinking... That as a design agency, we would say this. But we’re going to say it anyway. Please, please, please, don’t DIY your company’s branding and graphic design. More

What Makes a Good Logo?

A logo is a small, symbolic piece of artwork that represents and identifies a business or organisation. That sounds quite important, doesn't it? So why are there so many BAD logos out there, and what makes a GOOD logo? More

Our 4-Step Design Process

Whatever branding or design project we’re working on with our clients, we always follow the same 4-step process. When we all understand, and follow the same steps, we stand the best chance of delivering the perfect design solution - on brief, on time and on budget. More

Why Use a Graphic Designer?

A good designer can create a brand that will uniquely identify you and tell potential customers about you and your business. The combination of colour, style, energy and font combine to create your brand. When this is applied consistently and sympathetically across advertising and merchandise, sales and promotional items, the brand begins to build. More

Keep Consistent and Carry On

Impactful branding and effective marketing materials rely on consistency. The more consistent you are with your company or organisation's visual presentation, the stronger you’ll look, the more memorable you’ll become, and the more loyal customers or clients you’ll... More

Who Is Our Ideal Client?

Since starting Howell & Hicks back in 2014, we’ve been really lucky to partner clients of all shapes and sizes across their branding and design projects. But who - or what - is our ideal client? More

Our Take On Branding

Google the word ‘brand’ or ‘branding’ and you’ll find hundreds of different definitions. It’s all a bit confusing, isn’t it? But try thinking of your ‘brand’ as the personality of your business, like we do, and you won’t go too far wrong. More