Design Wall Graphic Design

Design that communicates – a view from Design Wall

You may think that design and communication are two quite different marketing disciplines, but when it comes to producing a leaflet, brochure or poster – or any piece of marketing collateral – it is essential that both are employed in equal measure, and are seamlessly combined, in order to achieve an effective result. The Brief is key There are many tried and tested brief templates in existence but the essentials include:- Objectives – what is it we want to achieve, what are we aiming to do? Audience ...

HLF business planning consultants

Resilience Heritage grants

Historically (pardon the pun), heritage organisations may have been accused of being stuck in the past but an investment programme launched by the Heritage Lottery Fund last year recognises a commitment to building resilience for the future. With an annual investment of £8m and individual grants ranging from £3,000 - £250,000, Resilience Heritage grants are available to organisations in the UK who are seeking to build their capacity or achieve strategic change to improve the management of heritage in the long...

Visitor attraction consultant

Former industrial sites and visitor attractions

Former industrial sites and visitor attractions – the UK is a world leader in the clean-up and regeneration of former industrial land and buildings and as space to build becomes increasingly scarce, developers continue to fine new and innovative uses for brownfield and other previously used sites. Despite presenting challenges such as contaminated or unstable land, these areas can offer fantastic opportunities for visitor attractions and often receive strong support from local communities and investors keen to...

HS2 The Community and Environment Fund and Business and Local Economy Fund

HS2 The Community and Environment Fund and Business and Local Economy Fund

HS2 The Community and Environment Fund and Business and Local Economy Fund- HS2 has been a hot topic of conversation for several years now and discussions over value for money and environmental impacts have been high on the agenda. In February the first phase of the scheme from London to the West Midlands was granted Royal Assent with works due to commence in the coming year. Whilst there is still fierce opposition to the project, there are opportunities for local communities to make a positive difference as a r...