All posts of Non Wood

Presentation design: 5 ways to break the mould

Presentation design is all about emotion. A business presentation is a powerful opportunity to engage an audience and inspire it to take action. But so often we see lacklustre default designs that fail to seize that opportunity, leaving audiences disengaged and contents under-sold. By planning and using imagination, you can break the mould and create […]
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5 tips for professional graph design

As businesses become more and more data-driven, so it follows that the professional graph design, charts and visualisations that communicate this data are more important than ever. Data is everywhere in our daily lives. We see it being presented in so many slick and attractive ways, on fitness trackers, weather apps, software dashboards, even TV […]

How to create a ‘good’ infographic (+FREE template)

Following a conversation with a client about why we felt we had to rewrite and restructure the content that they’d sent us for an infographic design, we thought we’d share our knowledge about what makes a good, and therefore effective, infographic structure. We’ve also put together a handy FREE INFOGRAPHIC TEMPLATE to help you plan […]

3 things we’ve learnt so far

It’s been almost four years since we started NWC Design. From the outset, we were very clear in our minds about the type of culture that we wanted for the business and how we would create it. We saw it as growing through how we worked, who we worked with and through our own behaviour […]

We’ve grown! Introducing Creative Director Dom Bartram

Earlier this month we welcomed our newest member of the team, Dom Bartram, who worked with Director Non Wood previously at a Cheshire-based design agency. Dom joins the team as Creative Director, and brings with him a wealth of experience across a range of design applications. He has specific knowledge and experience in information design […]

5 reasons why infographic designs are perfect for internal communications

We work with many large businesses and organisations who use infographics to communicate reports and research in a way that makes complex matters easier to understand. As a result, their audiences, including clients and key stakeholders, are more engaged and interested their activities. As our relationships with clients develop, we understand more about their cultures […]

The science of infographic design

We love the challenge of using our knowledge of how the brain works and the design principles that stimulate it to solve the problem of presenting complex information so that it becomes more easily digestible and more memorable. The process of unravelling reams of data and creating a visual narrative that tells the story uncovered […]

Use animation to make your visual report jump out from the crowd

When you see something moving out of the corner of your eye, it instantly catches your attention. It could be a butterfly, your pet, or someone creeping up on you. No matter how much you don’t want to be distracted, whatever caused the movement now has your full attention. Animation uses the same principle to […]

Expand the reach of your research report: how to use graphic assets

Clever use of graphic assets saves time and money. You can extend the reach and timeline of your project by making your graphics work harder on your behalf. All it takes is some smart planning and a designer with a keen eye and technical know-how.  Projects that form part of a wider awareness campaign can […]
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3 powerful ways to improve your organisation’s presentation design

Presentations can be a compelling way to showcase your knowledge, experience and specialisms. Delivering a successful presentation is not just about how you speak, it’s also about the quality of the supporting information you use. For most of us, this comes in the form of a slide deck. A great set of slides grabs the […]
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