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How to create a professional report design in Word

The ability to produce a professional report design is not a dark art. By adopting some simple guidelines, you can create documents that your audience will be able to read and understand more easily. The report designs we create for our clients are based on the science of how our brain and eyes work when […]

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 […]

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 […]

A day in the life of an information designer

I’m often asked “So, what is it that you actually do?!” Well, here is a typical working day for me… My first act of the day – no surprise – is to check my emails (if I wake up before my daughter that is). Most of my clients are US-based so I tend to receive […]

3-step design process to guaranteeing client buy-in

Some clients find it very hard to imagine the design you’ll create. Often they aren’t able to visualize a project and feel nervous about the end result, leading to delays and difficult relationships. One of the most important characteristics of a successful designer is the ability to instill a sense of confidence and vision in […]