Face covering designs that get 10/10 for creativity

Face covering designs are reaching creative new levels, whether DIY or on the high street. So, to brighten up the latest lockdown, we’ve pulled together some of the best we’ve seen. If you’ve had your fill of surgical-style masks, grab a cuppa, have a scroll and let us know the most unique designs you’ve come […]

Do your bit to push mental health up the Aberdeen agenda – it’s really easy

Mental health has never been more important. And the challenges of COVID-19 definitely don’t help matters. With (statistically) one in every four Scots set to experience mental ill-health at some point in their lives, support is ESSENTIAL. Beyond essential, actually, if there was a word for that. So, what better way to emphasise that it’s […]

Five ways to boost business with your 2021 calendar

Gifting clients branded merchandise is GOOD. Very good, in fact – it’s likely to result in 94% of them remembering your company name for at least six months, according to the BRITISH PROMOTIONAL MERCHANDISE ASSOCIATION.   But if you want to go one step further and smash that six months out of the water, get them a […]

10 things you need to know about SQUAD Snoods

SQUAD SNOODS have been part of the XIC factory for ages now. But as the popular designs fly out and our creatives brainstorm bespoke versions for businesses looking for a safe return to work, we suddenly thought… Did we ever really explain SQUAD Snoods?! Woops! But it’s always better late than never, isn’t it? So, […]

How to spark employee interest in health and safety

If you want to reduce risk and promote best practice by boosting employee enthusiasm about health and safety, you’ve come to the right place. At first glance, a print, design and digital specialist advising on this may not make sense. But, actually, our Aberdeen HQ means we’ve developed an extensive and intricate knowledge of the […]