Blog Archive

Category: Design

Our latest stories, insights and
opinions from the past.

The Journey of a Junior Designer

November 9, 2017

The Journey of a Junior Designer

Being creative from a young age, I decided to join CCAD after school to receive the creative freedom I knew...

The Battle of the Christmas Adverts

November 23, 2016

The Battle of the Christmas Adverts

Yep, it’s that time of the year already, the Christmas adverts are here! The nation’s biggest brands, shops and charities...

Creating Graphics to Drive Engagement on Social Media

November 15, 2016

Creating Graphics to Drive Engagement on Social Media

It really is true that a picture can speak a thousand words, and in the cutthroat world of social media,...

Creative Internship Kicks Off New Recruitment Initiative

October 13, 2016

Creative Internship Kicks Off New Recruitment Initiative

A very warm welcome to the latest member of the Better tribe and Creative crew, Jonathan Marsden. A recent Teesside...

D&AD Dissected: Day Three

May 17, 2016

D&AD Dissected: Day Three

Rufus Leonard – Creative Fixers Our final day at D&AD kicked off with a tube trip to Farringdon and the offices...

D&AD Dissected: Day Two

May 4, 2016

D&AD Dissected: Day Two

Moving Brands – Discover Through Play Thursday morning saw the team head over to Moving Brands in the heart of Shoreditch....

D&AD Dissected: Day One

April 29, 2016

D&AD Dissected: Day One

Kit Altin – Briefing your creative team After an initial bit of confusion and tension, courtesy of the D&AD Festival app,...

Getting Ready for D&AD Festival 2016

April 12, 2016

Getting Ready for D&AD Festival 2016

Thanks to the internet we now have unprecedented access to visual inspiration. We’re able to summon a tsunami of creative...

Better Appoints Former Mullen Lowe Creative Director

February 26, 2016

Better Appoints Former Mullen Lowe Creative Director

We have some amazing news in that this week we’ve appointed former Creative Director at Mullen Lowe, John Taylor. Returning to...

BetterBrandBuilder: CREATE

August 5, 2015

BetterBrandBuilder: CREATE

You may have read the latest blog in our series, which focuses on the first stage of our BetterBrandBuilder process; DISCOVER. This blog...

BetterBrandBuilder: DISCOVER

July 30, 2015

BetterBrandBuilder: DISCOVER

Hopefully you’ve read our blog posts and e-books on the importance of brand to your organisation. As ever, education is...

Our very own Ollie Barker featured in Net magazine

March 27, 2014

Our very own Ollie Barker featured in Net magazine

The Better family is prouder than ever to announce that our very own Ollie Barker has been featured in Net...

Design Education – The Next Creative Generation

May 8, 2013

Design Education – The Next Creative Generation

Are you born with a creative mindset or is it taught? In 2012 we heard that the government was strongly...

Designing to make people smile.

April 29, 2013

Designing to make people smile.

Cheltenham Design Festival: Designing to make people smile. By Ryan Crawford, Designer at Better. Having recently returned from the 2013...

The visual story of our Cheltenham Design Festival experience

April 17, 2013

The visual story of our Cheltenham Design Festival experience

We booked our tickets early for the Cheltenham Design Festival and couldn’t wait for the event to come around. When...

It’s time for our road trip to Cheltenham Design Festival

April 10, 2013

It’s time for our road trip to Cheltenham Design Festival

So, we’re setting off on our exciting road trip tomorrow to the Cheltenham Design Festival. We’re going to be posting inspirational...