Blow up your Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy (the fun way)

We’re holding a Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy workshop with award-winning marketing consultants and international speakers Andrew and Pete! We’re offering half-price tickets to our Design Network North members and to ATOMIC members – click here to receive your discount code The workshopIn this Half Day workshop, we’re going to be taking a deep dive […]

How to rescue your web design project

How to rescue your web design project Richard Carter of web design agency and Design Network North member Peacock Carter, takes us through the stages of web design rescue and the risks of abandoning a project entirelyWeb design projects can fail for many reasons. From a poor project specification to misunderstanding and miscommunication, and simply lack […]

Copyright law changes from 28 January – is your business prepared?

Copyright law changes from 28th January – is your business prepared? Find out about the latest copyright law changes using this helpful guide. Up until now anyone could replicate artistic work provided it was at least 25 years old and had been reproduced more than 50 times. A replica photograph, sculpture or piece of furniture […]

Northern Clothing and Textile Network launch a roaring success

The launch of the Northern Clothing and Textile Network, a collaboration between David Reay of and Design Network North, was nothing short of successful with nearly 100 attendees and positive feedback from all involved.The day-long event had speakers from Berghaus and the Manchester Fashion Institute, as well as some local entrepreneurs, and ended with workshops […]


ievo are moving into school security with a number of client wins from the education sector. Whilst various access control systems exist, the biometric solution provided by advance fingerprint readers is proving increasingly popular with some 40% of schools in 2014 using biometric technology, not only for access control but also for a range of day-to-day […]

The Design Portal is LIVE

We’ve been working on this for some time now, and we are delighted to tell you that the Design Portal is finally live and ready for you to sign up! To give you a quick overview, it’s an interactive directory for businesses involved in design. You can browse through all the organisations by their sector, […]

In Case You Missed It…Rise and Design: The Power of Design

To the delight of our Yorkshire members, Rise and Design finally arrived in Leeds last month. With intentions to showcase great design stories, as well as introduce Design Network North to a new audience, ‘The Power of Design’ succeeded on both fronts.Almost sixty companies gathered in the White Cloth Gallery in Leeds city centre to […]

Layers Studio design new bottle for award-winning distillery

Newcastle-based Digital Branding Studio and DNN member, Layers, have created a new look for award-winning independent craft distillery, Poetic License.Officially launching at the Boutique Bar Show in London on 20 September, the designs will cover the full range of handcrafted spirits from Old Tom Gin to Graceful Vodka and the latest one-off seasonal range, The […]

Design Network North bringing Rise and Design to the Northern Design Festival 2016

We’re delighted to let you all know that we will be contributing to this year’s Northern Design Festival! It takes place from 7 to 16 October 2016 and takes the theme ‘Where do ideas come from?’The Festival explores innovation, from the importance of drawing with the RIBA’s Drawing Room exhibition, to collaborative working with Turner […]

DNN member ievo providing biometric security for Shetland construction site

Shetland Facilities Management (SFM) Security have provided Morrison Construction Ltd with a robust access control system utilising Design Network North member ievo’s state-of-the-art fingerprint biometric recognition devices for their New Anderson High School and Halls of Residence development at Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.As main contractor for the £56m project, Morrison’s brief for SFM was for an integrated […]