Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about the design process and what’s involved in commissioning me to work on your design project? Here are the answers to some questions I regularly get asked. Click on the category you want to find the answers quicker.


Identity and Logo Design FAQ’s

How long will the logo design process take?
After receiving your initial logo design enquiry, I will be in touch with a worksheet for you to complete with some information on your logo design requirements. On receipt of this brief, I will aim to get back to you with a quote and guide to timescales within 7 days. Turnaround times for logo projects vary depending on workloads at a particular time, but as a guide I will usually have your initial design concepts ready within 7 – 10 days.

How does the logo design process work?
On receipt of your brief, I will work on some initial logo design concepts. A minimum of 4 concepts will be created initially and sent to you via email and your feedback requested for the designs. Usually, one or two of these concepts will then be developed further the final logo is reached.

How will I receive my logo?
Your final logo design will be supplied to you via email, in a variety of formats for use in both web and print. These will include JPEG, GIF, TIFF and EPS files.

Who will own the copyright to my logo?
On payment for the final logo design, the exclusive copyright of the design is passed to you. Notification of this can be provided in writing if required.

How much does a logo cost?
My logo design service costs from £250, depending on your specifications and requirements.

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Stationery Design FAQ’s
What different kinds of stationery items do you design?
Stationery design generally includes the design of your business cards, letterhead and compliments slip. Using your new or existing logo as a basis for the designs.

How does the stationery design process work?
On receipt of your logo and information to be included on the stationery, I will work on creating 2 – 3 initial layout ideas and email them across to you to preview. On receipt of your feedback, amendments will then be made to your preferred design until the final design is reached. Final artwork is then supplied to you ready to send to the printer of your choice.

Do you print my stationery?
No, but I have a close relationship with a printing firm based in Aberdeen who offer a great service on the printing of stationery, flyers, leaflets and posters.. Check out www.caledonianprint.com for more information on prices.

What if my contact details change in the future?
I keep a back up of your final stationery designs indefinitely, so if in the future your contact details change, the original files can be amended and the new artwork sent across to you for a small fee.

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Graphic Design FAQ’s
What types of graphic design service do you provide?
As well as logo and stationery design detailed above, I also offer the graphic design of various items for both print and web, such as flyers, postcards, magazine advertisements and website banners.

I want some marketing material designed for print, what will you need from me?
When you first enquire about your graphic design project, I will forward across a worksheet for you to complete and return with some information on your design requirements. On receipt of your completed form,I will get back to you with a quote and timescale for your project. You will need to you supply me with any logos, photos, illustrations and text copy you want included in the design piece. If required I can source suitable stock photos and illustration to suit your project.

How much is your graphic design service?
Every project is different so each job will be quoted individually dependant on your specific requirements. Get in touch for a quote.

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Web Design
I need a website, can you help?
I provide a front-end website design service. This is the design of a graphical template for your website, supplied to you in an image format ready to be taken to a web developer to have sliced and coded into a functioning website. I am happy to recommend suitable developers should you require.

What information do you need to create a design for my website?
Should you enquire about our website design service, I will contact you with a worksheet for you to complete with some information on your design requirements. This includes the page titles you require (e.g. Home, About Us, Our Services, Contact us, etc), colour preferences and idea of the amount of copy that will be included on the web page. You will also need to supply me with your logo and any images you would like used in the overall page design. Stock photos and illustrations may be sourced if necessary.

How much does your front-end web design service cost?
Again, every project is different so get in touch and I’ll be happy to supply you with a custom quote.

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