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19th century attitude to 21st century ‘new normal’

This week Amazon Go finally opened its doors to the public, after 4 years of development and over a year of testing with its staff. The reaction to the concept on social media would appear to be mixed – with many an outcry in relation to the reduction in social interaction and employment that it will […]

Increasing local engagement for Hillier Hopkins

We’re delighted to announce that we have recently been appointed by Chartered Accountants, Hillier Hopkins, to help them with Brand Reach and Local Engagement in Milton Keynes. Hillier Hopkins provide advice and support to individuals and businesses ranging from small family enterprises to large international corporations. They are one of the region’s leading independent firms, […]

Poster Girls

“The story of women in 20th century graphic design has been criminally neglected…” says David Bownes, curator at the London Transport Museum. “…It would be tremendous if they could receive the same acknowledgement as their famous, male counterparts.” This is the idea behind the current poster exhibition at London Transport Museum, which celebrates the work […]

Elon Musk. The new Steve Jobs

Because of the nature of a lot of our work we do here at Yellow Yoyo, we spend a great deal of time thinking about what the future holds in store for our clients. We’re paid to predict what their customers are going to want and need in years to come. We’ve become very good […]

Restaurant Design Show at Excel

This week sees Amanda and our new researcher Amber at Excel’s Restaurant Design Show, for some fact finding and inspiration… New trends, suppliers and of course more technology.  Good too to find out about recent developments in the Bar arena, following our design of  wine art bar The Berkeley  late last year, which featured the Enomatic wine […]

Refreshing Vanarama’s brand logotype

We’ve been working with vehicle leasing business Vanarama since 2013, when we carried out a complete rebranding exercise for their organisation, creating a suite of logotypes, website, collateral. Early this year we completed the planning, design, project management and branding of their new landmark two storey 2000sqm Headquarters. We’re delighted to now be able to unveil Vanarama’s refreshed logotype, which […]

Be clear : What business are you actually in?

In a service business, you may consider the skill you have personally to be the business that you’re in. Not necessarily so… By way of an example, let’s presume you are a software programmer, or a firm of programmers looking for the next software-thing to program. To attract that opportunity, it follows that that’s how […]

What’s not to like?

This week saw clients Vanarama joining us on the Park. They chose a day when the sun was out and all those bursting blossoms were looking their best. We had a meeting lined up for later in the afternoon, but Steve and India took advantage of our surroundings and took a much needed ‘out of the office’ Strategy Day […]

LBS Builders Merchants – ‘getting’ brand and reaping the benefits…

LBS Builders Merchants‘ website went live back in September last year.  Now four months down the line, we’ve some great stats to share, ones that add weight to the argument that getting the brand right leads to a healthy ROI. Our thanks to Greg Ace, Director of Online Sales at LBSBuilders Merchants, for this great testimonial…   “We were introduced to Yellow Yoyo […]

Happy 50th Birthday Milton Keynes!

As Milton Keynes celebrates being 50 today, here are a few facts from its birth year of 1967… Jeremy Thorpe becomes leader of the UK’s Liberal Party Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final Concorde is unveiled and the first Boeing 737 takes flight Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts and Pamela Anderson are born The first ATM is installed indoors at Barclays […]