What a pearl – 30 years of Forepoint

The ‘party’ has officially started as Forepoint turns 30 years old.

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WTF – we did it!

Walk Team Forepoint (WTF) did it. They completed their #Trek26 challenge ­– a 13 mile walk around the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District.

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Pride and (no) prejudice

Was changing our logo in June to mark Pride month merely an act of paying lip service to LGBTQ+ rights, or do our feelings, sentiments and commitments run deeper?

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Patricia Swarbrick 27th October 2016
Introducing… Patricia Swarbrick, our Administrator

I enjoy working with a fantastic team in a great working environment.

Graham Bowes 19th October 2016
Introducing… Graham Bowes, our Director

I’d been making and drawing things for as long as I can remember and got the most satisfaction and praise from doing so.

Steve Gill 16th September 2016
Introducing… Steve Gill, our Director

How did you get into graphic design? I’ve always had a strong penchant for design and being creative in one form or another. From a young age I was always drawing, painting, meticulously copying illustrations, posters and anything that took my fancy and inspired me (think my mum and dad were even worried I might […]

Neil Dawkins jazz hands 7th September 2016
Introducing… Neil Dawkins, our Studio Manager

How did you get into graphic design/web developing? I was actually a Quantity Surveyor (10yrs straight from school), before deciding on a radical career change. I’d seen myself as more of a creative, so in 1986 I completed a Foundation course in my home town Sheffield, and the following year I was accepted on the […]

Ali Heggie 11th August 2016
Introducing… Ali Heggie, our Creative Director

How did you get into graphic design? As a youngster I was very good at drawing and enjoyed all things creative, so it was a natural progression from school art classes, through an art foundation course and a four year (sandwich) degree course in Graphics, into working in the design industry. The sandwich course included […]

RAR Digital Awards Finalist logo 16th June 2016
Fingers crossed for Forepoint at the RAR Digital Awards 2016

So it’s that time of year again when the winners of the coveted RAR Digital Awards are announced and we are honoured to be finalists in the category of Usability (Under 40 staff). We are especially delighted to have made the final as they are based on thousands of ratings and reviews by clients, so […]

Person typing on laptop 22nd December 2015
Detecting and Investigating Cyber Events

At the end of November, Andrew and Neil headed down to London to attend the latest “Oasis” event organised by Context Information Security. Oasis provides the opportunity for experts in the information security industry to get together and gain exclusive insight into Context’s research. This event, held at the Churchill War Rooms, gave an insight into […]

Liverpool Women's HNS Foundation Trust logo 21st October 2015
Giving birth to a brand…

It was a proud moment when we realised that the brand we created for Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust was to be featured on the most recent series of Channel 4’s One Born Every Minute. One Born Every Minute is a ground-breaking, award winning documentary which looks at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit, […]

22nd May 2015
News just in…

There’s been an abundance of good news in the Forepoint Offices today; due to being shortlisted for the 2015 CIM Northern Conference Awards in the category of ‘Use of Customer Insight’, in addition to finding out that we are finalists in two categories at this year’s RAR Digital Awards (Best Agency for Animation and Best […]