25 Tips and Tricks from The Business Show 2022

The Business Show 2022 was brilliant. I was there for the full 2 days watching speakers share their knowledge and expertise and speaking to business owners about their brand stories. I came away with a note book full of tips and tricks and I wanted to share 25 of them with you. Thank you to […]

What to look for when checking my design proof?

It may sound obvious what you should look for when checking a design proof, but you would be surprised how many mistakes can get through by not checking your proof properly. The most common errors are in spelling people and place names. To make sure your project isn’t subject to ant embarrassing mistakes, here are […]

6 Interior Decor tips for pubs

The number of pubs that have closed due to business failure or have an uncertain future has doubled in the first half of 2022 against the last six months of 2021, according to new figures (information: The MA) so making sure your pub attracts the right customers is extremely important to keeping your business going. Giving […]

8 Areas that will Improve Productivity in your Home Office

Improving your productivity in your home office can be tricky. Mixing home and work life is difficult enough without having to add to the stress of whether you will get your list of work done today. With that in mind Squark Design have highlighted 8 areas in which you can create a better space for home […]

Top 5 Storytelling Adverts that create emotion

When was the last time you saw an advert that made you feel some sort of emotion? Happy, sad, angry – emotion, whatever it is, makes you remember the brand in question. I know as I write this a number of adverts are popping into your head and you maybe even singing along if jingle […]

How can I Bring My Brand Story to Life

If you have been churning out the same content for years but you aren’t getting the results you desire, it’s time to look at a new approach. Change can be scary, but we have proved you can transform your content by incorporating these three simple steps.  This approach allows business owners to have a clearer […]

How to apply your artwork to your wall using standoffs

When it comes to hanging wall art or signage in your commercial space, standoffs are the best product out there to make your artwork pop out from the wall and create a ‘wow’ factor feature wall. What is a Standoff? A standoff is a small piece of hardware that attaches to a sign and secures […]

5 homemade logo disasters

If you are a new business, I know money can be tight. There is so much that needs to be done, that your money ends up being spread rather thin. For some reason, branding is put on the back seat when a business starts that the business owner designs to design the logo themselves – […]

Interior branding – where do I start?

When someone walks in to your building, what do they see? Blank walls? Grumpy receptionist? Ticking clock? Does it make them feel welcomed, positive or scared? First impressions will stick in the minds of visitors for years to come.Interior branding is one of the most well known ways to make sure people know that they […]

10 DIY Home Decoration Ideas to Transform Your Space

Create a ‘wow’ factor space in your home in 2022 with these top ten quick and simple wall decoration ideas to transform your space and create a happier place for you and your family to spend your time.   1. Step outside your comfort zone To make a dramatic change to any room, the two […]