The rainbow motif has become symbolic across the globe and resonates with us all for many reasons. Rainbows evoke feelings of hope, happiness, promise and positivity and can now be seen displayed in windows, on apparel and as decorations within people’s homes all over the world. To support this movement and to give something back to our much-loved communities, the team at Sizzix have created a rainbow die with accompanying positive phrases. Our aim is to help our makers in their pledge to … [Read more...]
How Our House Of Brands Are Supporting Consumers
At Ellison, we fully appreciate the challenges that the Coronavirus presents to both businesses and consumers. That’s why we are doing our part to support consumers to keep busy during their extra time at home. Take a look at what we’ve been up to across our house of brands…. Creative learningCreativity is such an important element to learning and what better time to get the children involved in learning through craft, than when home educating. We’ve put together a number of blogs ranging … [Read more...]
A Note From Our CEO
To our valued Ellison customers, We appreciate that these are uncertain times for our customers, our employees and our wider communities. The health and safety of both our staff and valued customers are our top priority and at the core of every decision we make. We have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it unfolds. As a business, we believe that it is crucial we support government guidelines in helping the reduction of the … [Read more...]
Pancake Day Takes Over the Ellison Office!
This year we are so happy to announce that our Charity of the Year for our European Head Office is the RSPCA, as voted by our employees! As the oldest and largest animal welfare charity in the world, we aim to support them in their mission to prevent cruelty, promote kindness to and alleviate suffering of all animals. As a company of animal lovers, we couldn’t wait to start fundraising for this fantastic cause and what better excuse is there than Pancake Day?! Yesterday we celebrated … [Read more...]
Ellison’s Christmas Jumper Day
The annual event sees Ellison wear their most festive Christmas jumpers to work. There were plenty of reindeers, elves and snowmen in every direction! While this was a fun occasion, the main focus of the day was to raise money for Save the Children. To add some extra holiday fun and given the success of our Halloween Spooktacular, we had prizes on offer for the best jumper! The winner of the best individual jumper was Damien Martin, from our Sales department! Damien made a fantastic … [Read more...]
Ellison’s Halloween Spooktacular!
Frightful happenings have been reported at Ellison! Hordes of terrifying characters took over our UK and US offices yesterday, from Day of the Dead to Ellison’s own Addams Family, bringing terror to all who witnessed. From Marketing and PD, to Sales and Supply Chain, everyone was transformed into amazing characters! The scenes were so dramatic that they had to battle it out in a costume competition at the UK office! Due to amazing group costumes as well as individual efforts, the … [Read more...]
My Life Handmade – A New Brand from Ellison!
Ellison are excited to announce the launch of My Life Handmade, a new contemporary brand which embraces 3 concepts – mindfulness, relaxation and creativity. My Life Handmade takes a holistic approach to daily living, where functionality and comfort intersect in the most beautiful way possible. The products feature attractive, contemporary designs and high-quality materials that have been sustainably sourced. We take our commitment to the environment seriously, so we emphasise durability over … [Read more...]
Ellison Education Reveals New Look and Feel in Line with Corporate Rebrand
You may have recently read about the exciting new Ellison corporate rebrand. Alongside this change, we also rebranded our Ellison Education brand - that’s where it all started for us. Since 1977, Ellison Education has been the recognised global leader of shape-cutting machines, curriculum-based designs and accessories for the education market. The company was founded by an educator and has built its reputation developing high-quality, reliable products that reinforce innovative teaching … [Read more...]
Our New Brand Identity!
“2019 marks the beginning of a new era for Ellison,” said Richard Birse, Ellison’s CEO. “With new global leadership, a diversified product portfolio and a far-reaching strategy for the continued growth of the company, it was time to signal Ellison’s evolution by adopting a new visual identity.” For more than 40 years, Ellison has been recognised as the pioneer and worldwide market leader of creative die-cutting. We have unveiled new corporate branding that reflects our changing … [Read more...]
Chirk Castle Sunflower Meadow Charity Installation
Together with Nightingale House and Chirk Castle, we are launching the hospice’s brand new summer campaign, Sunflower Meadow. This is the first event of its kind at Chirk Castle, hosting 1000 everlasting sunflowers which are installed on the bank of the stunning castle grounds! Chirk Castle was constructed in the late 13th century by Roger Mortimer de Chirk, as part of a chain of fortresses surrounding North Wales. Attracting visitors from all over the world, this historical site is the … [Read more...]