Meet Our New Team Member: Richard!

A few weeks ago we were thrilled to welcome a new member to the team – Richard! Richard is going to be our Design Intern so we thought we would ask him a few quick questions so you can get to know him a little better. Beth: Hey, Richard. Welcome to Magnetic! Can you start by sharing a little bit about yourself? Richard: Yes, sure! I’m 21 years old and currently studying media and design in the Netherlands. In my spare time I’m busy with athletics (running mostly), playing foo

Our Top Picks From 2017’s Biggest Shutterstock Trends

Shutterstock, the famous image sharing website, have recently released an infographic showing the styles and trends dominating trends in 2017. Using data from their own user searches, Shutterstock were able to see percentage increases in particular searches over the last year, providing us with a chance to stay ahead of the upcoming creative trends. We decided to pick out the ones we found most interesting to give you a quick glance into what you can expect to be popular in t

How To Procrastinate Creatively In The Office

Working in the creative world means that at times you can be extremely knocked-off-your-feet busy, and at others a little quiet. When we do manage to get a little down time - or perhaps when we just need a little break to make sure we don’t pull our hair out - we like to make sure we’re procrastinating productively. That’s why over time we’ve thought of some different creative techniques to kill time in the office. Being creative at work is actually something we always consci

David Hockney: A Review Of The Tate Britain Exhibition

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past month, you would know that Tate Britain is currently home to one of its most popular exhibitions in history. Showcasing an extensive collection of David Hockney’s most famous works, the exhibition has already broken pre-sales records and is likely to continue being a huge hit over the next few weeks. David Hockney Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) 1972 Private Collection © David Hockney Photo Credit: Art Gallery of

Get to know our new intern, Laura.

We’ve got a new addition to the Magnetic team, so we thought we’d ask her a few quick questions so that you guys can get to know her! Beth: Hey, Laura. Welcome to Magnetic! We’re so excited to have you on board and looking forward to creating some really great things together. Can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? Laura: Yes, sure! I’m a really positive, friendly and social person. I love travelling, music and yoga and I’m currently completing my Masters in

The Success of Our eHarmony Campaign

A few weeks ago we shared with you a recent project with eHarmony UK. The School of Happiness was a six week masterclass into finding true happiness. Magnetic worked closely with eHarmony to develop the whole campaign identity, website design and downloadable resources. Now that the six-week crash course has come to an end (don’t worry, the campaign will remain online so you can still access all the free tips and resources!), we thought we would give you a little snapshot of

Get Creative This Christmas With A DIY Wreath

With Christmas creeping up on us, we thought it was time we shared an idea for you to get crafty. This season’s hottest craft trend finds a pretty amazing use for a foam swimming pool noodle! Ornamental wreaths can be really expensive, but here’s a super simple method for you to design your own. Have fun getting creative! What you will need: 1 pool noodle (or 2 if you want a bigger wreath) Duct tape Scissors Glue Gun Ribbon An assortment of different sized ornaments (make sur

Cannes Lions 2016 Round Up

The Cannes Lions 2016 Festival of Creativity has been and gone, but we couldn’t let it pass without a quick post updating you on the winners of this years’ awards. Anyone who’s anyone in the world of advertising, marketing or tech knows about Cannes. It’s an eight-day festival that aims to be the central annual event for anyone creative. This year saw strong campaigns from animators, both hand-drawn and digital, as well as more progress in our favourite area, augmented realit

10 Creative Things You Can Do This Easter

Easter is just around the corner, and we thought what better way to get in the mood than making a few little bits to decorate your home. Here’s our list of some creative activities to help you celebrate! 1. Egg decorating There are so many different ways you can decorate eggs to brighten up your home. Check out this website for some inspiration: http://www.inspirebohemia.com/2011/04/easter-egg-designs.html 2. Nest Table Settings You can also try making lovely little nests lik

Creative Ideas for Valentines Day

As you probably know by now, us guys at Magnetic love staying in touch with our crafty past. So we decided to put together a little post about some creative ideas you can think of doing this Valentines Day. If you’re single, don’t worry! We think these ideas are also great for showing friends or family how much you care. Story book – Make a scrapbook of all your memories, starting from the beginning until where you are now Small gestures of love – Use post-it notes to write l

Why Design Is The Best Investment You Can Make?

Being a team of creatives, we truly believe design is one of the most valuable assets a business can have. Research from The Design Council revealed how implementing design thinking can boost product creation, exports and above all, profits. They found that for every £1 spent on design, you can get over £20 in increased revenue. We at Magnetic are passionate about the value of design. It helps businesses stay afloat, evolve, expand and prosper. It gives you a competitive edge

Our Ten Best Moments of 2015

First things first, let’s start things off with a huge HAPPY NEW YEAR!! We hope you all had lots of fun over the festive season, we know we definitely did! As it’s the beginning of a new year, we decided it was only appropriate to look back at our favourite moments from 2015. Keep reading to find out about all the happy moments that contributed to making 2015 a great year for Magnetic. 1. When we visited potentially the coolest bookshop in the world 2. That time we spent a wh

Organise, connect and empower creatives...

Creatives have always suffered from inefficiency and disorganization. Action Method products by Behance aim to organize, connect, and empower creatives, so the best ideas can see the light of day. We use the Action Pads and Action Cards in our studio, and we love them. Being organised is the key to make the ideas happen. Ghostly and Behance partnered in 2014 to bring Behance's paper product line to more people around the world. You can have a look at the Action Method produc