Posted by Drew London
20.06.2019

Drew Discovers

Welcome to our first issue of Drew Discovers! This is not your typical blog post – it’s a specially curated digital dose of inspiration, with the intention to help…

Posted by Drew London
25.01.2017

Week 1 at Drew London

Firstly, let me introduce myself. I’m Holly, the new Delivery Manager at Drew LDN. If you’d like to know more about my recent move to London and my…

Posted by Drew London
25.01.2017

Three little words…

Yesterday I attended a fantastic IoD Advance event given by Jim and Debbie of Aurora Partners which focused on understanding and developing resilience. I recommend every team (5-9 people is a great size)…

Posted by Drew London
25.01.2017

Drew Learns

Firstly, what is Drew Learns? Drew Learns is all about sharing and expanding knowledge. It is when a member of the team has a topic that interests them,…

Posted by Drew London
25.05.2016

Impact mapping for ourselves

Processes help us to better understand challenges and how to conquer them. One such technique we’ve recently been using with clients is Impact Mapping as a way of achieving…

Posted by Drew London
07.03.2016

People!

At Drew, we really like people. Whether they’re team members, clients or friends it’s the people and the interactions that we have that inform our experiences and shape…

Posted by Drew London
04.03.2015

World Book Day

Here at Drew London we are avid fans of reading, so it felt only right that we honour World Book Day. World Book Day is the celebration of…

Posted by Drew London
13.02.2015

Our Project Approach

We found our Studio Assistant, Kimberly, via a brilliant scheme called Step Forward; a one year programme for motivated 18 year old school-leavers designed to help them develop…

Posted by Drew London
28.03.2014

Intern: Outings to the Printers!

Screaming Colour produces high quality, short run print very quickly just moments away from our front door, Son and I (the work experience kid/tea-boy) got the opportunity to…

Posted by Drew London
18.03.2014

Magma? Magman!

All hail mag man! Before you walk round the corner of Leather Lane and spend a whopping £10 to £20 in Magma, have a butchers at some of…

Posted by Drew London
17.12.2013

Making a Lego project board

We recently wrote about how we use Lego to manage projects at at Drew. If you’d like to make your own Lego project board you will need the…

Posted by Drew London
05.12.2013

Lego & Project Management

We’ve been changing the way that we run our projects at Drew.Having been inspired by, and with help from Emily Webber, we’ve started to adopt a lean approach…

Posted by Drew London
19.11.2013

Colour Matching

When we’re choosing colours during the design process, we use a Pantone colour bridge swatch book. This shows solid Pantone inks along side their CMYK reproductions and also…

Posted by Drew London
09.07.2013

Adventures in England

We’ve been championing the “staycation” at Drew over the past year; Stephen to the Peak District, Elle to Cheshire and the South West, while I’ve visited Cambridge and…

Posted by Drew London
23.05.2013

Clerkenwell Design Week 2013

We aways feel a little bit lucky (smug) to have Clerkenwell Design Week on our doorstep. Today is the last day, so if you have an interest in…

Posted by Drew London
26.04.2013

Young’s Type

‘A group of multi-disciplined practitioners out to encourage, design and desire’. In December 2012, a wonderful friend and incredibly talented individual Joe (Hayes) Young passed away unexpectedly. He…

Posted by Drew London
28.01.2013

Mr Spike

Woof! I mean, Hi everyone! My name is Spike (Mr Spike to the ladies) and I’m the newest member of Team Drew. My new favourite person Elle adopted…

Posted by Drew London
13.09.2012

Hand Lettering Practice

We’ve been inspired by blogger and designer Amanda from Wit & Whistle this week with her handwriting challenge (above). As designers we all love drawing and doodling but rarely put…

Posted by Drew London
01.06.2012

Bauhaus: Art as Life

Elle and I took a little time out to walk over to the Barbican to see the Bauhaus: Art as Life exhibition. A wonderful retrospective of the fourteen years the school…

Posted by Drew London
30.05.2012

Stephen’s Lego iPhone Stand

As you may already know we love a bit of Lego in this office. After a great deal of development Stephen has perfected the ideal iPhone stand, here’s…

Posted by Drew London
28.03.2012

Inspired Typography

I took part in the ISTD Student Assesments at the weekend. It was the second time I’ve helped out, and much like the first, I was impressed with…

Posted by Drew London
08.03.2012

Hello Ladies!

Today is International Women’s Day, and two-thirds of Drew are rich in X chromosomes, it’s a subject that’s  close to our collective heart. The Design Council has found…

Posted by Drew London
02.03.2012

Admitting to Guilty Pleasures

Elle was recently interviewed outside our office by The Independent, who asked her what her desert island disc might be. Her response? Bread’s Baby I’m A Want You… Perhaps not quite what…

Posted by Drew London
01.03.2012

Pinteresting…

In the Drew office we all have a love for everything visual. In the past I’ve always had a little ‘inspiration’ folder on my desktop filled with imagery…

Posted by Drew London
27.02.2012

Coffee Time

One of the best things about Monday mornings in the Drew office is a lovingly-made cup of delicious, frothy coffee. For those of you unlucky enough not to…