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Illustration Services

We love putting pencil to
Paper, iPad and Cintiq

Trusted by great brands

Vision Express
Cabin Master
Nottingham LMC
Go Inspire
Leicester City Council
Rex Gooding
Acrtic Cabins
Broxtowe Active Schools
Hydropool Midlands
Lifeskills Education
Routen Chaplin
Blockfoil Nottingham
360 Recruitment
Heavy Duty Motorcycles
Mercury Fire and Security Limited
Oral Health Promotion
Snoobby Butcher
Mammoth Creations
Johnny Pusztai
SD Products


You name it, we can draw it. With passionate and talented illustrators on our team we can provide a range of styles and techniques, from incredibly detailed digital and graphic illustration to pen and paper we can cover all bases to get the original and unique artwork that you need.

We don't like to restrict ourselves, or our clients, and we use a range of the latest hardware from the Wacom Cintiq to the Ipad Pro, and the best software from Illustrator and Photoshop to Procreate on iPads. We've created everything from Storybooks to Guides & Instructions and our best recommendation is our own work, so take a look at what we could be doing for you.

Character & book Illustration

If you have a story to tell, put don't know where to start with the Illustration, give us a call and we'll discuss how we can turn your ideas into something that will appeal to the reader. 

From a kids storybook, to an educational resource, instruction manual or advertising design we will Illustrate something in a style to suit your story and message and bring it to life.

We'll create everything from a concept sketch, suggested style of artwork and consideration of tone for your final target audience it is aimed at.
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Direct mail pack / poster / animation


I just wanted to pass on my thanks and congratulations on the completion of the new Answer4u website project.

I know how much time was put into the plans for the build, and I really appreciate the innovation and attention to detail you and your team brought to the project.

I had an enormous amount of confidence that DW Design you were the right partner for the job but I'm so pleased that my expectations were surpassed.

Thank you so much for you and your staff's hard work. I certainly look forward to future projects with you.

Darren McCowan
Answer-4u - Marketing Manager

I echo Darren's comments on the new site. We have a great asset now that will service our business objectives well and importantly the journey was efficient and an enjoyable process.

Thanks to the whole team that was involved. Look forward to further projects together.

Stuart Wilson
Answer-4u - General Manager

NAV have been working with dw design for over 10 years, the latest project being a complete re-design of our main website. The design elements we required were quite specific and often unique, the dw team not only created our vision but provided excellent guidance and support throughout. Their ability to interpret a brief combined with their creativity and a flair for great design, has resulted in a website that is better than we had imagined.

Stuart Coe
NAV Director

With an incredibly tight timeframe and multiple documents that needed to be designed we were doubtful we would be able to find a design team to take on the project. But dw design made the entire process stress free and couldn't have been more supportive - delivering us excellent results and adapting to our ever changing timeframes without hesitation. The full team have been an incredible support with a 'can do' attitude throughout and we could not have delivered what was asked without them. A fantastic team to work with!

Jenny Goodwin
NHS Mansfield and Ashfield CCG

Darren, Dawn, and the team have been welcoming, supportive, professional and friendly from the moment of first contact. Whether over the phone, via email, or in person, we've always received a prompt and warm response.

As a small organisation with a tight budget, it is essential that we make the most of all resources. The efficiency and competence of services received from the team at DW absolutely matches this requirement, and we have always felt confident to rely on the team; even when tight deadlines are required.

We have commissioned a range of work, from logo design and various branding items; to promotional material and newsletters. In two years we have never required any massive alterations to initial proofs, even when providing very vague design briefs (sorry!). Any minor amendments are always handled without any hesitation, and to complete satisfaction.

We would highly recommend DW design and print for a variety of design and print services.

Steven Benson
Broxtowe Active Schools Network Manager

I just wanted to pass on my thanks, we are SO happy with the website - it's exactly what we were hoping for (and a lot more!). It's got the modern look that we were in desperate need of and it now fits our personality so much better! We've had brilliant feedback already.

MCS Event Pro

First class work and excellent customer service every time.

DW Design comes highly recommended.

Marketing Manager
Raleigh UK

Cabin Master have used dw design for a number of years for developing our marketing materials. They have produced brochures, advertisements, pop-up displays and exhibition materials.

Darren and the team has a deep understanding of our business and is able to create materials that communicate our message in a meaningful way. We often have tight deadlines and dw always responds promptly and get the job done on time.

Cabin Master

We have used dw for our design and print needs for many years now.

We choose dw because of the high standard of design ability they have in-house and the convenience of a one stop shop for both design and print. They are a friendly and helpful team.

Emily Bendell
Director - BlueBella Lingerie

Brilliant design and service! We are one of the top twenty fishing tackle companies in the UK.

We supply items nationally and internationally. Darren and his team have helped us with product graphics, packaging design, advertising campaigns and sales literature.

We are very pleased with the results and have continued to expand our business even during the recession.

David Middleton
Director - Middy Tackle International

Children think the new dental passport is great! All the illustrations and design dw did for us was fantastic! They knew exactly what we wanted but also what would appeal to the children.

We always ask dw for ideas before we start anything now as they have a huge array of experience and ideas to share - it cuts down the time so much

The team are always so positive and quick to respond. Delivery is always prompt and arrives when it says it will! This makes such a difference to tight deadlines.

Oral Health Promotion
Julia Wilkinson

Tooth Fairy Job!

NHS Nottingham City Primary Care Team has worked with dw design & print on a variety of projects including the latest tooth fairy cinema advert to advertise NHS Dentist availability. Their creative designs and professionalism makes them a pleasure to work with as well their ability to work to very tight deadlines. I could not recommend DW Design & Print highly enough.

NHS Nottingham City & Nottinghamshire County

I just wanted to say thank you to you and your team for recently designing our sales and lettings brochures. They look fantastic and the design and layout has been getting great feedback.

Sara Spybey
Branch Liaison Officer
Gascoines Estate Agents

As a start-up company neither my business partner or I had much experience with branding and neither of us are tech minded. After our first attempt at getting a logo designed which didn't work out, I went to see Darren to see if he could help. From the moment I sat down with him I felt that he was genuinely interested in what we were wanting to achieve, and he asked lots of questions to ensure that he had a good feel for the kind of branding which would work for us.

I was surprised at how quickly he responded with a range of possible logo concepts - and astonished at how accurately he had interpreted the brief. To be honest, of the eight or so concepts he offered, we would have been happy with any of them. However, one in particular leapt out at us and this is the one we went with. Suddenly, instead of having a basic logo for the website and stationery, we had a logo and branding concept which we were excited about and wanted to show everyone. Subsequently, we asked Darren and his team to take on our web design, signage, stationery and merchandise.

They have done brilliant work all the way and are a joy to work with. Always prompt and responsive and very patient with non-tech people like us. We will continue to work with them as we develop as a company and have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone - whether a large company looking to re-brand or someone like us - just setting out and needing a lot of hand holding.

Nick Sharp
Heavy Duty Motorcycles Ltd

I chose Darren and the team to come up with a clean, fresh website design for my new business (yourselfiez) I wanted "bells and whistles" but without it looking too, well, "bells and whistles"! They certainly delivered! It has all the functionality I wanted in a clean design that looks great on desktops, tablets and most importantly mobile phones. Throughout the whole process the team were great at converting my thoughts into a website with a great end user experience.

Ian Chilvers

3D & Animation

We provide 3D modelling and animation for products, showreels and promotions.  From future product renderings at every angle to character creation, we have a talented team of illustrators, 3D renderers and animators at hand to bring any project to life.
This service includes design & print for
storyboards / scripts / character development / art direction / 2D & 3D / Illustration / animation / pre and post-production / editing
View more samples of our 3D and animation via the button below.
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We love drawing portraits. We have produced a range of commissions including Seb Coe, Linford Christie and teams including Notts Forest and The West Indies Cricket team.  We provide a range of styles in digital and traditional media. Our illustrative process includes the latest software to ensure the best results in print and digital format reproduction. We use Procreate [ipad], Illustrator and Photoshop [Cintiq]. 
This service includes
people / animals / pencil / vector / 3D / digital / caricature / clothing / decals / mascots


Watch the ipad timelapse drawing


Murals & posters

Transform any space with a high impact mural or poster. We've created designs and illustrations for business receptions, meeting rooms and office interiors.  Whether a branded design or bright illustration, we'll produce something to wow any visitor.
This service includes
design / illustration / large format print & installation

Guides & Instructions

Illustrated guides are a great way to convey information in a simple graphical way.  We have a wealth of experience Illustrating guides for instruction manuals & product fitting and training, along with maps for show sites and location guides.
This service includes
how-to guides / instructions / training manuals / maps

Commission & testimonials

Are you a sports club, brand or individual looking for a commissioned piece of illustration? Specialising in portrait and figure work in a range of styles, we'll create a limited edition print for testimonials, events or club shops and fan poster prints.  
Previous bespoke limited edition commissions include Nottingham Forest, Devon Malcolm, The West Indies Cricket Team, Asics Sports, Linford Christie and Sebastian Coe.

Work with us

Looking to start a creative partnership?
Let's talk about your next project.

Get In Touch