Working on projects for most government departments, at Design102, we see the most common issues – and understand how small changes can bring big improvements. This ABC covers the three most common issues in government writing and how to easily overcome them.
[Trigger warning: sexual abuse] We detail how we created a campaign encouraging victims and survivors of sexual abuse to reach out for support – and changed the way we think about audience in the process.
You’ve probably seen the HM Government logo a lot recently – on TV, social media ads and more. But did you know that it’s part of a wider government identity system? We discuss how and why government branding works.
Illustrations can be really effective when you want to spark your audience’s imagination – which helps them understand and relate to your subject matter. Here we discuss this idea further and give our tips on creating powerful, imaginative and engaging illustrations.
It’s more crucial than ever that government communications are evidence-based, effective and accurate. At Design102, our insight and evaluation analyst explains how you can use research and data to make this happen - no matter your project or budget.
Poorly-written messaging undermines the government’s work. Proofreading and copyediting play an essential part in building public trust. In this blog we discuss the differences between these processes and how you can benefit from them.
At Design102, we’re humbled to be continuing our season of success with a place on the shortlist for the 2020 Digital Communication Awards! This is how we created an award-worthy entry.
The Inside Out Awards recognise outstanding in-house creative teams, so as the government’s in-house design service, we thought we’d enter some of our projects and people. Now the shortlist’s out, find out which awards we’re up for.
Peter Rainey, Design102 MD, discusses the importance of tackling discrimination. At Design102, our actions range from increased education and having uncomfortable conversations to listening, understanding and restating our commitment to building a truly inclusive workplace.
Digital Communications Awards celebrate brands, campaigns and innovations that lead the way in online communications across the world. We entered our ‘Journey to GCHQ’ campaign – but did we win? Learn how we fared against an incredible 6,000 other applicants.
At Design102, we strive to design comprehensively, considerately and effectively. Explore colour vision deficiency and learn our design ‘top tips’ for colour blind awareness and how to design for the inclusive requirements of a diverse audience.