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We look back on 18 years of our Global Adventure from how it all started to the present day and what we're planning to get up to next ...

Get green fingered this summer and grow your own mini green oasis with this week's #wantedwednesday featuring the indoor allotment...

We're chilling out with the Fatboy Bean Bag in this week's #wantedwednesday post, perfect for at home, at work and even outside...

Bring a little corner of calm to your outdoor space with the Cacoon Songo. Check out this week's Wanted Wednesday post for more info....

How will technology transform the way we work in the future? We explore some of the leading workplace tech trends to look out for....

Global's Creative Director, Darren Mooney, gives a glimpse into the process of creating your own internal branding...

This week's Wanted Wednesday is the Libation Station is ideal for a break out area and perfect for keeping your post-work drinks collection organised. ...

We consulted Nutrichef founder and guru nutritionist Barbara Cox on how to avoid making unhealthy decisions at lunchtime. ...

Dust off that foosball table and dig out the table tennis bats. All work and no play is really no fun. We have 12 great reasons why playing games at...

This week's #WantedWednesday goes retro following the announcement that the beloved Nokia 3310 is due for a relaunch at the end of February....

We're feeling loved up thanks to Valentine's Day. So to celebrate we decided to find out which print finishes the studio are attached to. ...

Is there a difference between employee happiness and job satisfaction? We explore how to get it right and help to make your business more successful. ...

What is experience design and how can it help your business to solve problems? We discuss how to use experience design to create a unified customer experience and how Airbnb...

Want to know what you'll be eating in 2017? We've made it easy for you. Check out our pick of 5 food trends for 2017 and stay ahead of the...

Switzerland-based company 42foundry has created the ETCH Clock. The unique design explores an innovative way to show time and give it a physical presence....

It's Christmas! Check back with us in the new year to read more design news, latest trends and see a sneak peek of the projects we're working on. ...

The stylish and minimal Mr Go! lantern from Koncept features in the final Wanted Wednesday of 2016, perfect for those who love the outdoor lifestyle....

Fenwick Newcastle showcased the magic of Beatrix Potter, as part of 150th anniversary celebrations with enchanting creative window displays. ...

This week's Wanted Wednesday is the Spinn Coffee Machine – a revolutionary way to enjoy quality roasts and specialty coffee drinks at home. ...

Sign up to receive your free copy of inBrief. The second edition focuses on trends and current topics within food and hospitality....

We explore why a number of companies that rebranded this year have opted for a retro rebrand this year, including Natwest, Polo and Kodak....

We are very excited to announce that the 2nd issue of InBrief, the design trends magazine for the food and hospitality industry has landed....

As prices rise, co-sharing has become an increasingly popular option. We look at how live/work spaces benefit the food and hospitality industry....

As we speed towards the final month of the year, we thought that now would be a good time to look back at this year's top 2016 design trends....

This week's #WantedWednesday is the Microsoft Surface Studio. It has caught the studio's attention and it's giving the Apple iMac some serious competition. ...

What we love about brilliant design is that it solves problems whilst looking great. This is exactly what the Kitch’T concept achieves....

Following from the successful first edition of InBrief, as featured in Design Week, we are excited to announce that we are just weeks away from launching issue 2....

Get The Cube on your wishlist this #wantedwednesday. This nifty colour matching tool and app will take the guesswork out of designing....

Check out our latest project for Inspire in which we developed their branding to feature a creative family of characters called 'The Entrepreneurs' that represented the types of people they...

A research into the history of the composition notebook lead to the well known notebook being given a refresh and launched as a Kickstarter project....

If you are looking to ensure that you are making the most of Facebook, check out the following Facebook marketing tips and incorporate them into your marketing strategy....

Just in time for Halloween, we look at what makes a good horror movie poster and share some of our favourite examples for iconic horror films. ...

Find out about the PaperBricks project, an exploration into sustainable uses for paper, one of the world's most produced and discarded materials....

This weekend, Offset will be heading to the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield for an inspiring weekend of presentations, panel discussions and interviews....

Nike have announced the launch of the 2016 Nike Mag. Almost 30 years ago the original Nike Mag became a cultural icon after being worn on the silver screen by...

Twitter can be a great way for restaurants to build awareness of the brand and connect with customers. Check out the following tips that will ensure you stand out amongst...

A well designed menu is a crucial part of any restaurant and whether good or bad, can leave a lasting impression of the restaurant. We look at 5 menu designs...

The Cone Light collection is a beautiful new range of suspension and wall lamps inspired by craft paper bags once used to package foods. ...

The restaurant industry can be a competitive place so it is important that you stand out from the crowd. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to know where to start...

We discover Twisted Halo, a delicious new low calorie alcoholic beverage for this week's instalment of Wanted Wednesday....

We take a look at the features of the new £5 note that went into circulation in September 2016. ...

How can we make print more sustainable? Discover what we do at Global to ensure everything we print is as eco-friendly as possible....

Discover how bluetooth beacons can be used to directly target your customers whether in retail, hotels or universities with highly customised messaging....

Discover the latest product from the Soma in our Wanted Wednesday blog feature. The sustainable Soma water bottle has never made drinking so stylish....

Find out how The Impossible Project reinvented the original instant format camera with the the I-1 Camera, taking the format in the 21st century....

The new Pantone Studio app has got the studio excited this week. Aimed at designers, users can capture colour from their existing surroundings, build and test colours and share work...

Although the heatwave might have ended, it's still pretty warm so the small yet stylish O-Fan from cloudandco is perfect for any design conscious office. Well suited for the desktop...

Escape the stuffy office this summer when temperatures rise and get on board with the latest in the pop-up trend – pop-up offices.Hot on the heels of other pop-up crazes...

We have recently completed a branding refresh for Podium Restaurant at Hilton Park Lane, London. They asked us to give their restaurant brand a refresh to reflect the luxury feel of...

Unusual, creative and playful are words that could be used to describe the Eye of Light project from Malgorzata Mozolewska. The project consists of tabletop lamps created using malleable metallic...

Simple, beautiful and letting the imagery speak for itself. Apple have got their latest Shot on iPhone 6 campaign absolutely spot on showing that sometimes the minimal approach is the...

Imagine being able to control the sounds around you - whether that's reducing the sounds of an aircraft whilst flying or amplifying certain sounds such as speech. The vision of Doppler...

We're a big fan of Moleskin notebooks here at Global. Their stylish notebooks are ideal for jotting down notes or sketching out ideas whenever inspiration strikes. However, with our lives...

Kickstarter is just brilliant. It has brought about numerous beautiful and innovative products thanks to it's crowdfunding format and this week's Wanted Wednesday is no exception."Today" is a 24-hour timepiece...

Sean Woolsey is a talented craftsman who has built up a well deserved reputation for beautifully crafted, modern furniture. Not only does he pride himself on creating well built, high...

Join Global on a behind the scenes tour of design trends magazine InBrief's print production, at their very own print presses....

It’s Friday evening, you’ve had a long week and cooking seems like far too much effort so you reach for your phone and order in using your favourite takeaway app....

Offices don’t have to be boring spaces, in fact a well-designed and creative space can inspire and improve employees’ productivity. Your office interior should reflect your company’s internal branding and...

Over the years we have gained extensive knowledge from client projects in the food and hospitality sector. So now we want to put that knowledge to good use by sharing...

When it comes to employer branding, it’s easy to remember the obvious stuff like brochures and websites – but have you considered your actual workplace and staff? Employer branding is defined...

Pop-up dining is on the increase, with more and more appearing each year. Eventbrite has reported that in 2014, the number of food and drink events on their platform increased...

Employment branding may be regarded as an image, identity, representation or impression which organisations create in order to attract current and future candidates to their organisation. It is about having...

Instagram is a photo-sharing app with over 400 million users. People share everything from selfies to holiday snaps. You also can’t scroll through the stream of images without at least...

Until recently street food has been associated with greasy burgers and various other dodgy offerings, but times are changing as the ‘modern street food’ trend becomes increasingly popular.This growing trend...

The three words that describe the host city of this year’s Olympic and Paralympic games are colourful, exuberant and vibrant and this is also true of the visual identity of...

Food waste is a problem we can no longer avoid and people are coming up with some inventive and entrepreneurial ways to tackle this growing issue.With 7 million tonnes of...

Ok, so not quite typography Tuesday but it's Thursday, which begins with a T so that's close enough right? We're constantly looking for sources of inspiration and cool, creative work...

Technology is infiltrating every aspect of our lives and our homes haven't escaped. Already we can control the heating remotely, operate our televisions via speech recognition and switch the kettle...

The menswear brand, Thomas Pink recently held their launch party for the London Collections at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts featuring a cocktail bar made entirely from paper.The stunning centrepiece...

For this week's Typography Tuesday feature, we have a fantastic infographic of the History of Typography. Discover how it all started -  right from the very beginnings of communication and printing and...

When it comes to boosting your brand, creating a strong identity is crucial. Having a clearly identifiable logo, suite of brand colours used consistently and a professional website can all...

With the holiday season over, January is pretty drab and miserable so were excited to come across the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which features some incredible sculptures all made...

   We just wanted to take the time to wish you a Happy Christmas and all the best for 2015. We'll be getting into the Christmas spirit trying out our 12...

Independent magazines are an excellent platform for creative design and interesting content, and Weapons of Reason is no exception. The magazine is produced by London creative agency Human After All...

If you thought colouring books were just for children, think again. The Secret Garden Colouring Book by Johanna Basford makes a beautiful gift for children and adults alike.The book is...

For exciting and innovative projects, Kickstarter is definitely the place to be. One of the latest projects that has got us taking notice is Made You Look, a film being...

Imagine picking up your newspaper of choice and instead of the usual high quality captivating images that you've come to expect, they've been replaced by poor, low-resolution images or even no images...

If you're like us, that wallet is probably filled with numerous debit cards, credit cards and store cards, as well as plenty of loyalty cards and maybe even unused gift...

Bournemouth has so much to offer and we're always keen to support events happening on our doorstep. Coming up in October is the Great Exhibition of Boscombe 2014 running in...

Change is afoot at Global Group HQ. Parts of our office are due for a bit of a refresh and so today we had grass fitted in one of the...

Need a handy guide to serif and sans serif typefaces for use in your projects? Then look no further. This infographic provides a handy reference including the differences between the...

The amount of detail that goes into CJ Hendry's work is incredible. Even more impressive, is that all her work is drawn by hand using pens. The Australian artist dropped...

The Bournemouth Air Festival started yesterday and as we're so near to the seafront we were lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the Red Arrows display, the first of...

With plans to remove CFL and halogen lighting and replace with LED instead, Ikea has invested in the Scottish based lighting company, Design LED Products Ltd. The company have developed...

As well as our creative studio where our designers produce designs for branding, advertising and packaging, amongst other things, we also have our own print presses. We went behind the...

The Global Group has announced today, 8th August 2014, the launch of a new website for their client, Planet. The new website forms part of a whole rebrand for the...

Ever discovered a font on a website that you've really liked but had absolutely no idea what it could be? Here in the studio we've recently discovered a cool extension...

We are delighted to announce that the Global Group now has an online shop - shop.theglobalgroup.uk.com.As a creative agency we have a passion for design and we will be reflecting...

We've well and truly got the Friday feeling here at the Global Group today. The final finishing touches are being put into place ready for the launch of the Global...

It's typical isn't it? Often in the UK, we complain about how wet and cold it is, and long for hotter sunnier drier days. Then when those longed for summer...

Plenty of fantastic projects come from Kickstarter and the Viddy is no exception. Dubbed as the "cutest DIY pinhole camera Kit", the Viddy is perfect as a gift for photography lovers and...

What better way for a photo loving photography couple to send out invites for their wedding than in the shape of film canisters.The creative invites were inspired by an online article...

For the past two weeks I have been taking part in my work experiance at Global. I choose Global because I would like to become a designer later on in...

We've had work experience student Jess join us here at Global for the past few weeks. She's been getting involved in all sorts of projects, as well as writing the...

The Biolite portable grill is one of those camping essentials you'll wonder how you managed without. Whether you want a solution that doesn't take up lots of space in the...

We're big fans of coffee here at Global and not a day goes by without getting through our supply of Lofbergs pods. So you can imagine our interest when we...

Plenty of children talk of monsters being in their bedroom. This nightmare has been brought to life with a series of photographs by Laure Fauvel, a Paris based photographer. The...

For this week's Typeface Tuesday, we bring you the Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing. Getting the right typography can make all the difference to a project and this guide features...

As our lives become increasing consumed by technology, it comes as no surprise that there seems to be a growing trend for all things vintage. Although vintage mainly seems concerned...

Everyday items in your home may have to be functional but that shouldn't stop them from looking stylish and interesting. We're constantly on the hunt for great design so we...

For artists and designers who have imagined being able to sample any colour and have a pen with an ink colour matching it exactly, the Scribble pen is a complete dream...

This week's Typography Tuesday is a little delayed, so technically it is Typography Wednesday but that doesn't sound so good. Next week normal service will resume.This week's choice is a...

When photographer Sandro Giordoan had a bicycle accident, he lost 30% of his hand function because he hadn't let go of the object he was holding when he fell. This...

As the England team prepares for their match today, it seems fitting that our blog post is also World Cup related. Emma Allen, an artist based in London has transformed...

This week we bring you first in our series of Wanted Wednesday, cool stuff that's on our wanted list. The first on our list is Type Trumps. If you've ever...

I'm always fascinated by interior design and house renovations, so it was no surprise that this cleverly designed apartment caught my eye. With an increasing population and a decreasing amount...

There's nothing quite like warm weather and sunshine to get you dreaming about heading somewhere amazing. We found ourselves inspired by this stunning infinity swimming pool designed by Marcel Marongui...

A Chinese dad found himself stranded in Korea after his son decided to use his passport as a sketch book. The tourist known as Mr Zhang had travelled with his...

When it comes to creativity, inspiration can be found pretty much anywhere. For French Artist Pauline Detavernier it was the subway maps of London, Paris and Moscow. Pauline used the...