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Advertising and Direct Mail Design
Corporate Brochure and Promotional Literature Design
Packaging Design
Exhibition Display Solutions
Publishing Design
Print Management
Web Design

Advertising and Direct Mail Design

Advertising Design

Professional advertising design for your company is essential. What may look like a ‘simple idea’ to someone is often anything but.

Your advert has to be good enough to both catch your target audience’s attention immediately and ‘sell’ your product or service to them. Training and experience is needed to achieve this to promote your business successfully.

Direct Mail Design

Direct mail is often thought of as the ‘spam of the post’. However, it provides a snippet of information about your company to a vast audience. Even though the return on mailers is often small, if you do a mail drop of 10,000, and get a return of 8% (as we had with a mail shot we did for a blue chip client of ours), then that means you have a response from a potential 800 new clients.

The design of your direct mail has a substantial impact on its success. If your design does not immediately catch your recipient’s attention and imagination, your direct mail will be binned.

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Corporate Brochure and Promotional Literature Design

It is vital that your company is ‘seen’ by the world. If no one knows about you, what chance have you of trading successfully?

Your corporate brochure and promotional literature design is important to you. Not only for successfully communicating your particular product or service, but also for telling your potential customers and business partners a great deal about the value you place on quality, professionalism and on them as individual future partners or customers.

You want your company brochure and other promotional literature to increase your business. You do not want it to send a negative message. Poor design can do exactly that. Your corporate literature must communicate its message clearly and concisely to prove a success. While this sounds obvious to many, in some cases this is ignored. Poor 'in-house' design is often used, serving only to obscure the message which it is trying to convey.

Promotional concepts can come in many different guises from point-of-sale design to give-aways. For whichever format, your design needs impact to catch the attention of your targeted audience. Our corporate brochure and literature designs will help to ensure that your company is firmly in the public eye.

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Packaging Design

Whatever the product, the packaging needs to work within the clients corporate style and marketplace.

Over the years we have designed packaging for a variety of clients. Their requirements range from ice cream cartons, pencil boxes, stapler boxes, shampoo bottles, CD and DVD packaging.

If your product is vying for shelf space in the retail market, you need to ensure that your clients see your product before that of your competitors. We can help you achieve this. We can design and have produced the most eye-catching piece of packaging printed on the most suitable stock.

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Exhibition Display Solutions

We have many years experience as exhibition stand designers.

Although often a short life span, great visual impact must be achieved – from single panels, through to more complex requirements. A trade show, conference, seminar or exhibition can eat into the marketing budget, therefore the design must have impact to be cost effective.

Exhibition stand design, whether it be small ‘pop-up’ panels or large display stands, is a competitive market. Stand out from the crowd and provide your company with a selling platform at any trade show.

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Publishing Design

Portfolio Design have special expertise in the design and project management of educational children’s books.

Prior to the start of Portfolio Design, director Helen Hible spent four years in various graphic design studios in the educational publishing field. We are well versed in the design and production of children’s books and other literature.

We can handle the total project, from briefing by the editor, full graphic design and production of the book (or series), including researching, commissioning and over-seeing the illustrations, art directing any photography needed, as well as preparing for print.

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Print Management

In addition to our graphic design capabilities, we at Portfolio Design provide a professional print management service.

We handle every facet of the print process, from advising on the paper stock, checking the proofs through to over-seeing that the high-quality printed product is delivered to your door on time.

Over the years, we have created and maintained very good working relationships with various printers. Printers tend to specialise in different aspects of the print industry, whether it is for full colour literature, silk screen printing or embroidery for promotional clothing or sign printing. We can advise and provide several competitive quotes from the most suitable printers who we know will produce a quality product for you.

We directly interface with them on your behalf, ensuring quality is maintained and deadlines are adhered to. We can also organise shipping to anywhere in the world.

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Web Design

A presence on the internet is not only desirable but a necessity for any business.

From simple affordable, low cost web site design, consisting of just a few pages, to much more complex and sophisticated sites, with flash, movies and forms etc, we can take your company into the world wide marketplace with confidence.

With our experience in graphic design industry, not only can we produce a site for your company that works well but will also look the business – giving you the edge over your competition.

Additional Web Services :

Search Engine Promotion
Pay Per Click
Link Popularity Service
Database and E-commerce Solutions
Site Maintenance

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