Cutting Through the Digital Noise – Why Print is Still Relevant

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In this article, I share 5 reasons to consider Print as a channel in your communications strategy.   1. Higher Reach: Take a moment and think about your own inbox right now. Can you recall any of the marketing emails you received today? According to 75media.co.uk, “it is estimated that an adult in a metropolitan […]
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Journey Announced as Finalists in the Irish Print Awards 2023

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The categories we are a finalist in are as follows: Best use of Print: Bespoke Narnia Christmas Card Book Printer of the Year: Technoblade Digital Printer of the Year: Bespoke Narnia Christmas Card Graphic Design and Print Collaboration: Bespoke Narnia Christmas Card Print Finishing: Bespoke Narnia Christmas Card   About Technoblade: In 2022, the Minecraft […]
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Illustrating the Irish Spirit for St. Patrick’s Day

Posted in: Design, News
The process began with our team sitting together with a piece of paper, chatting, and sketching out characters that represent being Irish, our love of dance, of family and community. Nothing like a good aul history session on a Wednesday morning…              Next came the transformation from traditional sketches to […]
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Journey Visit Áras an Uachtaráin

Posted in: Design, News
Journey are very proud to have been working with the Office of the President since 2015 on various print projects, such as reports, seasonal greeting cards, books of speeches among other items. The reason for the invitation on this day was to attend the launch of Machnamh 100, Centenary Reflections, Volumes 1 and 2 – […]
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Website Trends for 2024

Posted in: Design
(1) Clean and Simple Users don’t want jargon; they want to be led on a smooth journey to their destination point, whether that is to make a purchase, make an enquiry, or gain some further information about a brand they heard about through a friend.   So what you will see in website design throughout […]
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8 Considerations for Post-Exhibition Follow-up

Posted in: Exhibition
1.Collect Data on Your Stand: On your stand, you should be collecting data in some shape or form. This could be from a sale made to the customer on the stand or it could be a visitor filling out a contact form to receive further details after the show.   2. Be Proactive in Preparation […]
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Journey Listed Among DesignRush’s Best Annual Report Print Designs for 2023

Posted in: Design, Print
Today we are delighted to announce that our work on the Glencree Annual Report is now listed among The Best Annual Report Print Designs, which you can view here. We are really proud of this piece of work. Critical to any design project is gaining a deep understanding of the organisation we are designing for […]
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Key Considerations for Staffing Your Exhibition

Posted in: Exhibition
This is one of the most important considerations to make, and quite often, unfortunately, we see that the company should pay more due care and attention to those selected to represent companies on their stands. First and foremost, you need to appoint members of your team who are enthusiastic about your company and what you […]
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How to Prepare for Your Exhibition

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So you’ve decided to exhibit at a trade show – I hope you used my helpful guide from our previous blog, “How to Select the Right Exhibition for Your Company” ;-) Today I wanted to talk about how to best prepare for your exhibition. (1) Setting Objectives for the Exhibition You’re Showcasing At: The late […]
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How to Select the Right Exhibition for Your Company

Posted in: Exhibition
There can be considerable costs involved in exhibiting, not to mention the time commitment, so you want to get the best return possible. Keeping that in mind, we have put together, with the help of the late Bob Dallmeyer, an exhibition marketing specialist, this list of considerations to help you in your decision-making. Determine the […]
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5 Signs That It’s Time for a Brand Refresh

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Whether a brand started out strong or weak, businesses are dynamic; where they set off from 10 years is typically never aligned with where they are today, which is why it’s essential to conduct regular brand audits and be cognisant of when the time has come to invest in a brand refresh. It’s recommended that […]
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4 Ways A Strong Brand Can Build Your Revenue

Posted in: Branding, Strategy
If you are a business owner or the CFO checking us out, you’ll be keen to read on here as I will talk about the “bottom line”. What I mean by this is that I’m going to discuss 4 ways that having a strong brand can contribute to building substantial revenue in your business. Customer […]
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Your Logo Is Not Your Brand

Posted in: Branding, Creative, Strategy
Your brand encompasses the whole experience. From your unique perspective and vision, to how you communicate with your audience and how you position yourself in the market. It’s your people, your customer service and your marketing tools. And yes, it’s your logo. The effort that goes into developing your brand from every angle is what […]
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Building a Successful Brand is a Journey

Posted in: Branding, Creative, Strategy

At Journey, we pride ourselves in being brand storytellers as we bring brands to life through design. As such, we thought we’d peel back the curtain and tell you the story of our own brand re-launch.

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A New Direction – The Story Behind our Rebrand

Posted in: Agency News

Absolute has undergone a big rebrand, giving a makeover to everything from our name and logo to our website and identity, and in turn refining the values, philosophy and positioning of our brand.

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Creating a Design Brief – It’s Not Rocket Science

Posted in: Design, Marketing
With that, we want to share with you what a typical design brief comprises of. In our latest blogs, we have been talking about the importance of reviewing your brand and the steps involved in creating a brand. This blog is more targeted at those companies that have the brand in place but need some […]
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Dermot’s Diaries: How to Make Exhibition Marketing a Success This Year

Posted in: Exhibition, Marketing
“Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished. Is the practice of doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, or carrying out less urgent tasks instead of more urgent ones, thus putting off impending tasks to a later time.” Putting things on the long finger… we’re all […]
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This Year I’ll Be Better!

Posted in: Business
It’s that time of the year again! Time to put the cheeseboard away and lock the sherry cabinet…(metaphorically speaking as I don’t actually know anyone who drinks sherry!). Time to look in the mirror and say “this year it’ll be different!” But of course if it was that easy we would all be trim, slim […]
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Stand of the Year at the annual Cosmetic Association Trade show

Posted in: Awards, Design, Exhibition
The expo team at Absolute are delighted for our friends in Eurosales International, who won stand of the year in the annual Cosmetic Association Trade show for the third time in a row on Tuesday of this week! (ahem… we’ve been building this stand for 3 years) We worked closely with the marketing team from […]
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Absolute Moves To A New Premises

Posted in: News
Exciting things are happening at Absolute, we want to share some important news with you. In order to serve our customers with a better service we are consolidating our divisions all under one roof. Our new address is, Absolute Graphics, No. 5 & 6 Ballywaltrim Business Park, Boghall Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow. All our other […]
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Absolute at the Pendulum Summit

Posted in: Business, News
Absolute were delighted to be associated with Frankie Sheahan’s Pendulum Summit at the Convention Centre last Friday. Congratulations to Frankie and all the Pendulum and Frontrow teams for creating such an inspiring event. For those of you who weren’t there, here are our top snippets……….. ‘Happiness is not an unrealistic goal’ – Jack Black | […]
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Grow your business with Quick Response Codes

Posted in: Business, Marketing
You may have noticed these barcode like images cropping up more and more in past months and wondered, ‘What is that mysterious looking box?’, when in fact, these little images could be the key to giving your business a huge boost. With smartphone use soaring, many small companies are turning to these quick-response codes (QR […]
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DIT celebrate 100 years of print!

Posted in: News, Print
Wil and Eddie had the chance to catch up with some old classmates and lecturers when they attended an event held to mark the occasion of 100 years of print at DIT. Check out the Facebook page for more information. A great day was had by all!
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