Brighton Fringe 2020 – Design for Print Award

Is your DESIGN Fringabulous? It’s time to win the Gemini Print DESIGN for PRINT Awards 2020 When taking part in the largest annual arts festival in England and one of the largest fringe festivals in the world, it is important that performers and venues can effectively promote the many fantastic shows and events everyone can enjoy throughout May. Gemini Print is very proud to continue in the role of Official Print Partner to Brighton Fringe.  Gemini Print also provides the special Brighton Fringe entrants discounted printing and promotional merchandise service focussed on value, quality, response, and [...]

2020-02-18T15:18:46+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Print|

Green Leaf Awards

The Gemini Print team are delighted to have achieved the top score in Europe to become the Winner of the Kodak SONORA Plate GREEN LEAF AWARD. The Kodak judges awarded Gemini Print top score alongside Amsterdam based Drukerij de Bij BV - Any business that is passionate about consistent improvements and developments in its environmental management policies and actions will recognise it is many aspects of care and change that can impact improvements. The scoring criteria included detailed reviews of:   Environmental Stewardship Commitment   Regular Measurement of Environmental Performance   Formal Accreditations   Eco Labels   [...]

2020-02-20T13:45:31+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Print|

Steve Cropper achieves Print Week 100!

Print Week magazine publishes the 2019 list of the “industry’s most influential leaders” Congratulations are coming into Gemini Print following confirmation that managing director Steve Cropper has achieved the Print Week Power 100 again.  Darryl Danielli, Editor of the leading industry publication, Print Week, says the Power 100 is “the annual ranking of the industry's most influential business leaders.” The statistics published by the BPIF (British Printing Industries Federation) UK Printing Facts & Figures 2019 show that the UK printing industry is the worlds fifth-largest producer of printed products providing a positive trade balance in 2018 of £742 [...]

2019-12-16T16:18:11+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Print|

A Purrfect Award Presentation

So – why were the Sussex Business Awards 2019 purrfect? Jessie, the cat who is seeking a new home (see below), might tell you it is because the judge’s recognised how Sussex based CATS PROTECTION, the UK’s largest feline welfare charity for more than 90 years, has consistently demonstrated outstanding performance and excellence. Gemini Print was proud to sponsor the NOT FOR PROFIT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2019 category at the Sussex Business Awards 2019.  This category was for third sector business driven by social and environmental aims that have set clear objectives, met or exceeded expectations [...]

2019-12-10T14:55:55+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Print|

Charlie’s Calendar

A beautiful gift that will raise funds to help a child learning to live with paraplegia and fighting leukaemia Gemini Print has been working with Jamie Fielding to produce Charlie’s Calendar 2020 displaying outstanding natural landscape photography as part of the campaign to raise vital funds to help four-year-old Charlie Fielding who is suffering from leukaemia in addition to learning to live with paraplegia. Angmering based Jamie works full-time and is the father of Charlie, his twin sister Poppy and big sister Lola.  Jamie’s [...]

2019-12-04T13:57:02+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Print|

Congratulations to BWEA Sussex Business of the Year Finalists

“I never dreamed about success: I worked for it.” Estee Lauder. The Business Women Excellence Awards celebrate the diverse range of talent across all industries and sectors including charities, police, fire services, professional sectors, manufacturing and engineering and businesses large and small. Organised by the leading Carrot Events Ltd, led by managing director Faiza Shafeek, the success of the awards in their fourth year has seen an increase in entries of more than 30% - with nominations from across both East and West Sussex.  2020 will see further events launched in the South East so the recognition of [...]

2019-11-12T14:58:45+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Print|

It’s A Gift

Bring your brand to life With the clocks going back, it has prompted a reminder for all clients to confirm plans for creating the branded print and gifts for your clients, colleagues, suppliers and community contacts ready for Christmas, welcoming 2020 and preparing for forthcoming events, promotions and launches. Branded print and merchandise or promotional products have a unique ability to reach out to your prospects and contacts, create ongoing awareness and significantly quantify the performance of your marketing and brand message. From products that are simple low cost ‘giveaways’ to the luxury and bespoke or fully personalised, [...]

2019-10-29T09:33:05+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Print|

The Response Revolution!

What do top brands such as Ikea, Apple, Waitrose KFC, and Nivea all have in common? The era of digital-only marketing has well and truly come to an end. In contrast to the panicked scramble online, the medium that is re-gaining attention is print. Gemini Print Marketing Director Suzanne Heaven confirmed: “the difference nowadays is the strategy setting, planning, design standards, audience targeting and focus on the quality standards that will achieve response and results when preparing for print.” Brands such as Harley-Davidson use print to engage with the worldwide Harley Owners Group (HOG) community of riders while Waitrose [...]

2019-10-22T15:39:40+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Print|

Trust & Tolerance in London

Audiences in excess of 10 million people have enjoyed the annual outdoor festival Totally Thames since it’s launch. Originally called The Thames Festival (until 2014) Totally Thames works with children and young people in London, across the UK and the world to connect people to their rivers through creative arts-based education – collaborating with international artists and welcoming new and emerging artists to celebrate the heritage, archaeology and richness of the tidal Thames river. Gemini Print director Mark Tulley worked with Totally Thames 2019 festival team to create the Programme of Summer Events and was privileged to be invited [...]

2019-09-23T08:31:17+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Print|

“Making a Right Song and Dance” for The Starr Trust

Many of you will recall the now infamous trophy-winning performance in June when Gemini Print Managing Director, Steve Cropper, and Shoreham by Sea’s singer-songwriter Alex Banks  joined forces to perform a cabaret act!  Donning wigs, gowns and heels the duo (remembering that Steve ‘does not sing and does not dance.’!) entertained an audience of more than 600 guests at the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People’s Midsummer Ball at the Brighton Hilton Metropole with a corset bursting performance of Lady Marmalade. The ball is an annual event to raise funds for four charities focussed on young people.  Chestnut [...]

2019-08-28T14:54:19+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Print|