Cottam Brush design new Rapid Lock system

Design Network North members, Cottam Brush are at the forefront of brush design and manufacture. With extensive knowledge, innovative design capability and modern manufacturing facilities, Cottam has become a trusted partner in specialist industries across the world.After undergoing market research, it was clearly apparent to Cottam that when it comes to brooms, customers have very little loyalty […]

A week with Design Network North

At Design Network North, one day can be completely different from the next, which definitely keeps things interesting! We thought we’d give you a taste of what a typical week in the office is like.MondayWe had Rise and Design on Friday, so we’re all recovering from that. The theme was Design in Sport and showcased […]

New Northern Clothing and Textiles Network aiming to support growth in the region

A recent collaboration between David Reay of Small Circles Consulting and Design Network North has set its sights on the creation of a Northern Clothing and Textiles Network.Design Network North, who hold the ever-popular monthly networking event, Rise and Design, teamed up with David Reay for a ‘Clothing and Textiles’ themed event. Not only was […]

Rise and Design FAQs

With so many newbies coming along to Rise and Design over the last few months, we thought it was about time we answered some questions you might have so that you feel as comfortable as possible on the day. How much is it? It’s free, and always will be. Do I have to be a […]

Design Effectiveness — Making the intangible tangible

By local brand and design consultants, WonderstuffIn the democratised world we live in, everyone is entitled to their opinion (and rightly so). And a lot of the time, your opinion is all that is required.But it’s important to remember that without anything to back it up that’s all it is, your opinion. Or as W.Deming put […]

The future of ecommerce: ecommerce trends

Ecommerce seems to be a growing trend in web design. More and more businesses are selling directly through their own websites, as well as online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon. And, as with website design, ecommerce changes quickly, with trends1. More mobile sales, not just traffic For many of our ecommerce clients, it’s common […]

All change at Google, but where does your website stand?

The team at Urban River, a Design Network North member and Rise and Design sponsor, have kindly contributed to our blog this month. Read on to gain some valuable insight from their experts. It’s fair to say it’s been a busy few weeks for Google. Not just happy with changes to how it displays its […]

In Case You Missed It: Rise and Design 67

Everyone has heard of the Internet of Things, but most people aren’t entirely sure what it means. With last month’s Rise and Design acting as a beginners’ guide to this year’s buzzword, we almost filled the room with over a hundred delegates, eager to know what this technology could do for them. David Dunn of […]