News & Insights Archives

Cyber Security newsletter is our latest Safer Spaces guide

Edwin Ellis was commissioned by Colmore BID to produce a special digital guide to raise awareness of online and cloud safety during October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. With more people working from home and accessing company networks remotely, cyber security has never been more important. The BID is working alongside the West Midlands Cyber Security […]

Magazine design: Our approach to Colmore Life

Proud faces all around at Edwin Ellis as the first edition of Colmore Life magazine designed and produced by yours truly is distributed across Colmore Business District, the commercial heart of Birmingham city centre. We won a competitive tender to redesign and restructure the magazine on behalf of Colmore BID, one of the UK’s most […]

Ten benefits of digital magazines and newsletters

The COVID-19 lockdown and remote working forced a complete rethink from our clients about how they communicate with employees, customers and members. It also made us reconsider how we work and forced an emphasis on digital publishing over our much-loved traditional print format. We will continue to champion print publishing – it’s in our DNA […]

Birmingham Business Park releases special magazine during coronavirus

Birmingham Business Park has released a special digital magazine to highlight the Park occupiers and tenants who have adapted to support the UK-wide COVID-19 effort. The special edition of the Park’s seasonal ‘Our Community’ magazine has been created by Edwin Ellis Creative Media. The digital magazine features companies such as IMI, Minebea Intec and Goodyear, […]

9 Birmingham scenes to add a touch of town to your Zoom video calls

Like us, you’re probably missing Birmingham city centre’s loveliest landmarks and dashing past them to get to your next meeting as coronavirus guidelines force us to work from home. So here are nine pictures of some of the most picturesque spots in town for you to brighten up your Zoom meeting backdrops for the times […]

Read online or download the Journal of History & Nostalgia

Edwin Ellis Creative Media has launched a new digital magazine for people to read online or download during the coronavirus lockdown. The PR and publishing agency, founded in 2015 by former Birmingham Post editor Stacey Barnfield, has created the Journal of History & Nostalgia, which covers Birmingham, the Black Country and Coventry. Using the latest […]

Latest magazines hot off the presses at Edwin Ellis Creative Media

It’s been a busy few weeks at Edwin Ellis with a flurry of fine publications rolling off the presses to be distributed quite literally as I type. You probably know by now that we LOVE producing magazines, brochures and newsletters for our clients. Don’t get us wrong, we love creating digital content, too. But print’s […]

Edwin Ellis Creative Media client brief: Colmore BID ‘Progress’ Annual Report

Edwin Ellis Creative Media was asked to create design concepts and produce Colmore BID’s 2020 Annual Report, called Progress. Wanting the document to stand out for its year-long ‘shelf life’, we opted for a semi-circular die-cut front page, showing an image of the BID’s new Chair and Deputies. Behind this is the welcome message from […]

Pictures of Birmingham: An ever-changing city centre skyline

These pictures of Birmingham show what you get when you combine stunning sunrise light with one of the highest points in the city centre. I gained permission from the management company at Bank House on Cherry Street for special access to take photographs from the roof of the skyscraper. The photography shoot was on behalf […]

Great Birmingham 10K: Best-ever city-centre route revealed for 2020

Organisers of the annual Great Birmingham 10K have unveiled a best-ever route that showcases Birmingham city centre landmarks such as Grand Central, Mailbox and the historic Jewellery Quarter for the first time. From the Hippodrome theatre to St Paul’s Square and a roll-call of city centre attractions in between, the 10k, which takes place on […]

Stacey Barnfield named Businessman of the Year at Birmingham Awards

Edwin Ellis Creative Media Director Stacey Barnfield is celebrating being named Businessman of the Year at the Birmingham Awards 2019. Now in their fifth year, The Birmingham Awards celebrate the best of the city’s entrepreneurism and commitment to the regional business community. Broken into categories covering small business, leisure and hospitality, venues and arts and […]

Edwin Ellis commissioned for Birmingham Business Park magazine

Edwin Ellis Creative Media has been commissioned to produce a new magazine for Birmingham Business Park. The first edition of ‘Our Community’ will be distributed throughout the autumn and winter of 2019 to Business Park tenants, stakeholders and potential investors. Our Community features company profiles, latest news and updates from the management, landscaping and wellbeing […]