When writing for government, it’s really important that anyone can understand your references, not just specialists or academics. Learn here how to make your references simple, clear and helpful for all audiences.
[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.
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.
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.
Recruiting ex-offenders can change lives. Ministry of Justice asked us to showcase a success story from the Education and Employment Strategy, to encourage businesses to hire and train ex-offenders. Learn how our designs helped challenge myths around hiring ex-offenders.
Thoughtful design is essential when dealing with a sensitive topic. Ministry of Justice called for responses to a government consultation on laws around coroners investigating stillbirths. Here, we discuss the social media assets we created to support the consultation.