An apprentice’s ‘tail’

I have always had an interest in design and print, I studied Graphic Design at college. I had a part time job at a small printers during my studies and it is through this that I gained an insight into the printing industry. Upon return from travelling I saw the advertisement of an apprenticeship at Design and Print Solutions, I …

WFH and lockdown(s)

It seemed like the end of days, but in a good way. The sort of dystopian, post-apocalyptic vision of the future that you could probably actually quite enjoy. The entire noisy, annoying, throng of people you see every day, swarming all over reality with their frantic, furious lives and urgent, just-in-time deliveries/appointments to make/get to, loud, ignorant, incorrect opinions and barely suppressed ultra-violence bubbling away just under the surface, all just seemed to evaporate into nothing. The streets were deserted, the noisy, stinking, dirty, poisonous, smoke-belching, cars, buses and lorries all vanished overnight.

Confessions of a Delivery Driver

If you are one of our many users around Campus you may already have been regaled with tales of derring do and adventure from our friendly neighbourhood delivery driver Pete Bainbridge. If not, this edition of the DPS blog will give you an insight into the man himself, as we bring you…     …Confessions of a Delivery Driver…! In December 2013 …

Working from home

Having worked as a freelancer on and off all my working life, I didn’t think working from home would prove a problem for me during this Coronavirus crisis. It’s something I’m used to and I’ve always enjoyed the peace and quiet and the joy of just being able to get on with designing without interruptions. However, with the Coronavirus crisis, …

Accessibility considerations in design and print

This volume of design and print-sights will focus on accessibility and its importance. Alex, our design studio manager, will cover a few of the accessibility issues from a designer’s point of view. You might know that the Accessibility Regulations 2018 came into force a few months ago so we wanted to share a few hints and tips of how we …

Why is print still relevant for your business?

Hi, thanks for visiting our new blog, it’s great to have you here! As you can see, we’re new to this scene so we thought it was only right to give you some background info on what this blog is and the direction we hope it will take.  Being a ‘from start to finish’ design and print company, we aim …