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Events

Winner of the FCD Speed Trial takes it to the wire!

We had a day of tension and drama on the FCD stand at the Doncaster Showcase, Doncaster Racecourse. We set visitors and exhibitors a challenge to get around the FCD track in the fastest time, with a prize of a bottle of bubbley to the winner, plus prizes for second and third places. All day,...
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Creative

Not many know this but St Valentine was a Yorkshireman

Way back when, Valentine Postlethwaite worked down’t pit somewhere close to Donny. He was a willey kid, nowt like a proper miner, as his Gran use to say “Our Valentines’ got muscles like knots in cotton and legs like garden canes”. He worked just off the coal face, shuvelling stuff in to trucks. But Valentines...
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Photography

It got wild on Friday

I finally took the plunge and visited Yorkshire Wildlife Park, which happened to be right on my doorstep. An adventurous place to visit if you are near the area, Yorkshire Wildlife park offers tonnes of fun for you and the family, and is responsible for looking after over 70 species of animal. The park has...
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Partnerships

We are proud to be DHYP’s Charity Partner 2019

FCD are proud to announce that we will be the Charity Partner 2019 for DHYP. DHYP are a Doncaster based charity who help and support young adults between the ages of 16 and 25 who are vulnerable to homelessness. Having met the team and the young adults, and been impressed by what we saw, we...
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Display

Rolex Exhibition at Doncaster Mansion House

The Mansion House, Doncaster, hosted a Rolex and FCD created the display graphics. The displays of Rolex watches and HL Brown jewellery looked amazing as they were set up in the Mansion House’s breath taking ballroom. We produced and set-up the backdrops and display graphics that led the guests from the main entrance through to...
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Merchandise

Add a spin to your marketing campaign

The FCD Spinner Ballpen is an innovative fidget spinner, with a ballpen at one end and an LED light at the other. This fun gadget is sure to attract attention with it’s light-up spinning action, touch screen stylus, ball point pen, and LED light! And, you can add your graphics and marketing message, making them perfect...
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Security

Google Chrome & SSL, what does this mean for websites?

A lot of you may have begun to notice the “Not Secure” badge appear on your Google Chrome browser when visiting certain websites, this is a big deal and here’s why. With the rising number of ‘scam’ websites, the reputation of legitimate sites are being significantly hurt. FCD have found that users are more likely...
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Studio

How to make a reet good Yorkshire brew

Nah then, empty old watter out of kettle and fill wi’ fresh watter. Pop tea bag inta ya mug, pour over fresh watter and stir like a brainstorm. Wait patiently, all good ideas take time, 3-5mins should do it. This is the perfect time for a sneaky biscuit and t’ think about tha next design...
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Display

BYC Edinburgh Fringe preparation

FCD have just taken delivery of some brilliant Barnsley Youth Choir, Edinburgh Fringe, Back Pack Flags! Designed and printed alongside flyers, banners and other promotional items, these back flags are an awesome way of engaging with the festival goers, enabling you to promote your event and sell tickets. Once your event is over, the back packs...
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Photography

Tour De Yorkshire visits FCD’s hometown

Exciting day yesterday for Tour De Yorkshire, Stage 1, for Men and Women! We took a couple of photos of both races at the finishing line to help capture the event in all it’s glory, here in Doncaster (Women’s in the morning, Men’s in the afternoon). Excellent atmosphere outside the studio, too, with the racers...
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Marketing

Inventing solutions that work

Video production comes with its own set of problems, some that require the invention of their own special kind of solution. We’ve just began a video project with Marcrist to produce a set of ‘modular’ videos that sell/promote their high quality tools. The idea is to have short yet informative videos produced independently of one...
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Marketing

Good Vs Bad Design

The visual impact of any design is what draws attention to the message, and that’s so important because once a readers eyes have turned away from the message, they very rarely come back for a second glance. That’s why ‘Bad Design’ is bad for business. First impressions are so important too. If you turn up...
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