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Sherwin Rivers – Director’s Relocation Statement

Following local media reports on the relocation of our Cobridge based printing works the directors of Sherwin Rivers Ltd would like to assure customers, staff, suppliers and friends of the company – it’s business as usual. The Directors of the company entered negotiations with the City of Stoke-on-Trent in late 2015 regarding the acquisition of land for the proposed ‘Cobridge junction improvements’ including the premises of Sherwin Rivers Ltd; The Remer Printing Works. As of January 2020 the Directors have no agreed terms in place but still seek to relocate [...]

By |2020-01-30T08:59:19+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Business|Tags: |Comments Off on Sherwin Rivers – Director’s Relocation Statement

Festive Opening Times

Christmas Opening Hours... We have had an exceptional year here at Sherwin Rivers and we wish all of our clients and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Sherwin Rivers will close on Friday 20th December at 1:00pm and we will reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020. From the Directors and Team at Sherwin Rivers we would like to thank all of our clients and suppliers for their continuous support and, once again, we look forward to further enhancing our relationships in 2020!

By |2019-12-11T15:45:37+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, Christmas|Comments Off on Festive Opening Times

Sherwin Rivers 2019 Festive Print Collection

Get ready for the peak period of business in the run up to Christmas with our festive print collection – order products tailored to your brand by our talented team of graphic designers and expect quick turnaround times as all our products are printed and produced in house. Our bespoke calendars always prove to be popular. One of our most popular products every festive season is our bespoke calendars, which are available in A3 and A4 portrait or landscape with high quality hanger and wire-binding to the top edge. Our [...]

By |2019-11-21T10:26:14+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Branding, Christmas, Graphic Design, Printing|Comments Off on Sherwin Rivers 2019 Festive Print Collection

The Pentagon Food Group: Vehicle Fleet Graphics

Established for over 10 years, The Pentagon Food Group team has helped serve over 800 businesses across the UK. The Pentagon Food Group supply and deliver a whole range of quality products for a range of businesses such as restaurants, chip shops, desert parlours and sandwich shops to name a few. The Pentagon Food Group (PFG) firstly approached Sherwin Rivers with the task of creating a brand for their business. Once they had strong branding in place, we were able to move onto the next stage of the development which [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:45:10+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Branding, Creative, Graphic Design|Comments Off on The Pentagon Food Group: Vehicle Fleet Graphics

RGB & CMYK: How to Make The Most of Colour

Colour plays a more important role in everyday life than many people think. It can affect your mood, influence your buying choices and it can also alter your first impression of a brand. If you want to convey the right message, getting the colour right in your design is crucial. As a designer, you should already be familiar with the RGB and CMYK colour system and which one to use if you want your design to look as intended. Knowing which colour system to use will is a lot easier [...]

By |2019-07-12T08:08:28+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Creative, Graphic Design, Printing|Comments Off on RGB & CMYK: How to Make The Most of Colour

5 Tips for Effective Business Card Design

Your business card is a valuable tool to corporate success. These 85x55mm pieces of card need to be effective as they showcase your contact details, company information and branding in a relatively small space, designed to be handed to any current or future clients and colleagues. Even in today’s digital age, roughly 27 million business cards are printed every single day, which works out at a staggering 10 billion business cards printed annually. That’s a lot of business cards! Even though 10 billion cards are printed every year, it is [...]

By |2019-02-11T16:13:20+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, Creative, Graphic Design|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Effective Business Card Design

7 Most Common Artwork Supply Questions

We have put together a list of the 7 most common questions we receive at Sherwin Rivers concerning artwork supply. 1. What file format should I supply my artwork? Printing companies will more often than not print from PDF files, but in some cases other files like a JPEG or an EPS may work better depending on the image itself. A PDF file is a vector so any text will be very sharp, where as a JPEG file is just an image and may lose some of its quality. 2. [...]

By |2019-01-14T15:53:55+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Creative, Graphic Design, Printing|Comments Off on 7 Most Common Artwork Supply Questions

Litho & Digital Print Finisher – Wanted

Litho & Digital Print Finisher - (30hours) Sherwin Rivers Ltd – Staffordshire Salary dependent on experience Sherwin Rivers Ltd require and experienced print finisher to work within our busy digital and litho departments. Experience in setting up and operation of guillotine, folder and stitcher are required well as other ancillary finishing equipment. Good time keeping, attention to detail, diligence and dexterity is key and the candidate must be able to work at speed, All candidates must be fit and active to be considered for this role. Company Overview Sherwin Rivers [...]

By |2019-01-04T16:26:34+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Careers|Tags: |Comments Off on Litho & Digital Print Finisher – Wanted

Bespoke Detailing Brand Refresh

Bespoke Detailing offer a professional range of extensive detailing services based in Nantwich, Cheshire. There studio is the result of years of hard work, investment and passion for the industry they are in, pushing the standards of car care to the highest standard. Towards the end of 2018, Bespoke Detailing approached Sherwin Rivers as they required a company redesign, signage and a website to match. The requirements were to create a fresh and minimalistic logo which also incorporated the Union Jack. Following on from the initial discussion between ourselves and [...]

By |2019-01-04T11:35:55+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Branding, Creative, Graphic Design|Comments Off on Bespoke Detailing Brand Refresh

Sherwin Rivers Christmas Opening Hours

Sherwin Rivers Christmas Opening Hours Christmas is now only around the corner and we are ready to say goodbye to 2018! It will only be a matter of time until we’re wrapped up around the fire with mulled wine and chocolate. We have had an exceptional year here at Sherwin Rivers and we wish all of our clients and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Sherwin Rivers will close on Thursday 20th December at 1:00pm and we will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Sherwin Rivers [...]

By |2018-12-17T12:23:31+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Christmas, Creative, Graphic Design|Comments Off on Sherwin Rivers Christmas Opening Hours