Goodbye Google Plus

October 15, 2018

Many of you may have heard the latest news already about Google Plus. On Monday, 8th of October, the company released an official statement confirming the closing of their social media network Google+ following a massive data leak. The data of over half a million users was exposed to third parties apps that include information […]

Sixto Rodriguez at the Royal Albert Hall

October 4, 2018

Last week I went to see a concert. Now I’ve seen many in my life, from Queen in Sun City to Duran Duran in Gibraltar and Jamiroquai at the Starlite Festival, not to mention many memorable occasions at the Puente Romano, but this was different. Not only did I have to fly to London to […]

The business benefits of Facebook check-ins

September 27, 2018

We have already discussed in a previous blog the importance of social media and why you need it for your business. In this blog, we decided to look into a specific feature of Facebook—the Facebook check-ins and why this is so beneficial for your business. Facebook check-ins allow visitors to your place of business to […]

Let’s talk about Social Media

September 20, 2018

Social media nowadays is everywhere, being used not only for personal purposes but also by businesses. Companies use social media to promote their products/brand, engage with their public, share updates and also just to stay connected with their customers and the outside world. But why is being active on social media so important , and […]

Frankfurt conference 2018

September 6, 2018

Each year I’m invited to the annual Frankfurt conference organised by Grassroots Research and Allianz Global Investors, for whom Manifesto Design carries out international market research projects. The timing tends to schedule throughout the year, so I’ve seen Frankfurt in the spring, snow and summer – and this year it fell upon a warm end […]

4Ocean – cleaning our seas

September 5, 2018

We know decades of dumping has created entire islands of plastic in the oceans. With no initiatives forthcoming from governments and big business, we as ordinary citizens feel angered and powerless. Thankfully, organisations such as 4Ocean are stepping up, seizing the initiative and taking it upon themselves to begin the task of cleaning our seas. […]

Manifesto test drives the latest Rolls-Royce

September 3, 2018

On Thursday the 23rd of August, the Manifesto Design team were exclusively invited for the second time in three years to test drive a new Rolls-Royce car around Marbella, in association with long term business partner Callum Swan Realty. Beginning at the luxury property company’s office on Marbella’s Golden Mile was our director Michel Cruz […]

What is industrial design?

August 28, 2018

Everyone has experienced the difficulty of hoovering the stairs. When the cord won’t stretch far enough, or when the hoover refuses to balance on a step; you’re sweating and stressed out like the neat freak you are. Dyson set out to solve this problem. How? By designing a hoover to sit on and climb up […]

What does branding mean and how to make it work for you

August 23, 2018

“A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller’s goods or services as distinct from those of other sellers,” (American Marketing Association) But what exactly does this mean? In this blog we will explain what branding actually means, how it works and the importance of branding for your […]

A Manifesto Design day out at the polo in Sotogrande

August 17, 2018

We were delighted to be invited to the Santa María Polo Club in Sotogrande last week to experience one of the best summer sporting events held each year on the Costa del Sol. Polo ‘The Sport of Kings’ has long been connected to this region of Spain, and the tournament dates in Sotogrande are now […]