Toxic Blog


Keep up to date with whats going on behind the scenes at Toxic By Design.
As well as occasional musings from the sublime to the ridiculous.


Twist In My Sobriety

These ladies know that there is something interesting brewing in the not too distant.

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Reynold's Ladder

With decades of experience as an independent bespoke print company, Reynolds Press help design innovative marketing campaigns that create genuine customer interest.

Needless to say TBD were eager to collaborate on their most recent self-promotional endeavour; a rework of the traditional snakes and ladders board game which illustrates the pros and cons of modern marketing.

Implicit in the game is the duality of good against evil; the solid rationality of ladders balancing the occult sinuosities of the serpent...err its also a jolly good bit of fun.

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Games Without Frontiers

The Unison West Midlands Regional Games are back by popular demand and this year they will be even bigger. UNISON invites you to join us, on Saturday 5th August at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium.

If you love to watch or participate in sports and like to try something new then get involved. The Games are open to friends, family and community, as well as Unison members and staff from any region – and it's all free.
Sign up for spectator tickets.

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Made Of Steel

The cover of the May-June 2017 edition of the Plant & Civil Engineer magazine was provided by TBD at the request of Steelwrist UK, formerly Ag-con Machinery solutions.

Ag-con have always been the sole UK distributor of the Swedish excavator attachments but the name change makes them even more synonymous with Scandinavian excellence.

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Wish You Were Here

A four pack of postcards are now available in the Toxic store, ideal for sending via Her Majesty's postal service or just kept as pieces of ephemera to be uncovered by anthropologists in the vague distant future.

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Heart Felt

Due to intense popular demand the Sacred Heart t-shirt is now available in grey on black. You can find them either online in the Toxic By Design shop or in the awesome Retro Rebel store Stratford Upon Avon.

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Basic Instinct

A collective of people aiming to raise awareness of Basic Income in the UK which would eliminate most means tested welfare and ensure a permanent safety net for all without conditions. A universal Basic Income would provide the financial security for everyone to have the resources they need to be able to fulfil their potential.

TBD are proud to have been able to support this most worthwhile cause.

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Gently Does It

Archie thought the best thing to do whilst waiting for the post was to try out one of those new hipster looks.

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Open Your Mind

Crom of Street Surgeon fame will be exhibiting with the talented DMC collective at Centrala, Digbeth from Friday 28th April through to the 6th May.

The event also showcases work from IWADP, Monkey, Void One, Mose78 and Craug and is proudly sponsored by Brotherhood Brewery.

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Food For Thought

A friendly shop crammed full of mouth watering handmade foods, fantastic cheese, wines, bakery, charcuterie and Deli items. Located in the centre of a traditional bustling market town Taste of the Country has been a proud part of the Shipston on Stour community since 2006 and are happy to support the Shipston Home Nursing 20th Anniversary Ball.

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KA-BOOM!!!

ComicCon returns to Leamington with an explosion of comics, cosplay, anime and memorabilia this Saturday.

To celebrate, House have unleashed an epic burger deal that runs between the 24th-26th March for all those ravenous super heroes and villians.

Fly over and grab yourself a deal.

House

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Ladies Night

Royal Leamington Spa just got a lot hotter during the week thanks to the Doll's House. From Monday to Thursday 6-7pm free fizz is served at House The Parade.

All they ask in return is a selfie pout posted on facebook using their orange lips, a fair exchange.

Bottoms up girls!

House

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Rebel Rebel

Stratford Upon Avon's premier emporium of comics, records and movie memorabilia, Retro Rebel now stock TBD t-shirts.

The store is packed to the gunnels with cool stuff from every conceivable aspect of pop culture. Knowledgeable staff will endeavour to help find what your looking for, although simply browsing the displays is a joy in itself.

Drop by and check them out.

Retro Rebel

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Anticipation

Esme and Walter can barely contain their excitement at the prospect of another blog post from Toxic By Design.

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Dead Good

Amy Cremmen is the artist behind Laid In Lavender. She paints mainly with water colour and acrylic, and often on slate (These are weather proofed so you can have your art outside)

She is also a tattooist and big horror enthusiast so when TBD were approached to redesign her logo the results were predictably macabre.

Laid in Lavender

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The Right Move

Men with a Van are one of Warwickshires leading removals companies with many years experience in helping individuals and businesses relocate effortlessly across Warwickshire and the rest of the UK.

So if you want something shifting...make the right move.

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Blue Monday

Still suffering from the post New Year malaise?

Well fret no longer, a visit to the TBD store is guaranteed to lift your spirits. Why not treat yourself to a little something, or a loved one for that matter, after all Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

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Dearly Loved

The TBD store has seen the welcome return of the Beloved greetings card, one of the original skull series.

A limited quantity have been made available in time for Valentines's Day, so grab them while you can.

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Analytic Mind

COJE are a new training solutions provider that have launched at the start of this year. TBD have worked closely with the company in order to create the required identity, training resources and promotional material that best represent their services and ethos.

A steady increase in course bookings suggests that the future is set to be an illuminating one.

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Ever Onwards

Over the last twelve months TBD have been fortunate enough to have been able to collaborate with a variety of talented and dedicated individuals. This trend looks set to continue into 2017 with an array of interesting projects currently in various stages of development.

We would like to thank those who have helped us in 2016 and wish all a fruitful new year.

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David Barrows