Project archive: Charities

Gaelic Books Council

Bi-lingual site in English and Scottish Gaelic for Tha Comhairle nan Leabhraichean / The Gaelic Books Council. Their main missions are:

  • To support the development of Gaelic writing.
  • To stimulate interest in Gaelic books and other related materials.
  • To support Gaelic authors by awarding grants and commissions.
  • To support the Gaelic publishing industry.
  • To increase the range, quality and impact of Gaelic literature

The new site uses WooCommerce to allow the sale of books and other products, and is integrated with the in-shop POS system Merlio, allowing streamlined inventory and stock management. It’s fully bilingual in English and Scottish Gaelic through the use of the WordPress Multiingual Plugin (WPML).

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Publishing Scotland

Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland They act as the voice and network for publishing, to develop and promote the work of companies, organisations and individuals in the industry, and to co-ordinate joint initiatives and partnership.

This new website was built from the ground up to reflect Publishing Scotland’s organisational and communication priorities, including members only content, a ‘Knowledge Bank’ of information for members, covering topics like Covid-19 assistance and Brexit, and a comprehensive events section.

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Royal Society of Literature

For nearly 200 years, the Royal Society of Literature has celebrated and nurtured all that is best in British literature, past and present.

Bookswarm has created a new responsive website to allow them to showcase their work and the great names among the RSL Fellows.

This was updated in 2017 to reflect the launch of the RSL’s Literature Matters campaign.

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SPCK Publishing

SPCK is the mission agency which works through publishing. Their mission is to promote Christian ideas and values; we do this by publishing, and supporting the publishing of, books and resources for people for people of all denominational and faith backgrounds.

We created a new e-commerce website with WordPress and WooCommerce, encompassing both SPCK’s charitable and publishing activites. Orders are submitted to Macmillan Distribution (MDL) for fulfillment.

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The Jane Grigson Trust

The Jane Grigson Trust is an educational charity set up in 1991 in memory of the great British cookery writer Jane Grigson. Its aim is to advance the public understanding of food, its cultural and nutritional aspects, and the art of its preparation.

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The Society of Young Publishers

The Society of Young Publishers is a volunteer-run organisation supporting junior and aspiring publishing professionals across the UK and Ireland, open to anyone, of any age, interested in publishing or a related trade – or who is hoping to be soon.

Their new website uses WordPress and Paid Memberships Pro to deliver a seamless member experience, with the website providing members with access to the Resource Centre, InPrint magazine and member discounts.

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The William Morris Society

The William Morris Society was founded in 1953 to make the life, work and ideas of William Morris (1834-96) better known. Morris was an artist, designer, craftsman, writer and socialist who was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain.

We designed a new website for the Society, launched on its 60th birthday, working with a new brand identity designed by Pentagram.


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