Brochure design

Brochure design blog.

At Toast we are brochure design experts, and over the past two decades, we’ve worked on 100s of brochure design projects.

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Interactive brochure design

Posted by Mark Williams

Looking to bridge the gap between print and digital – then you should check out our interactive brochure design. Toast can create or convert any professionally designed brochure into an interactive format that can be used across digital channels. If you go through the time and effort to plan and create a brochure then it makes…

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Rolling out a new “bigger” brand across all marketing materials

Posted by Mark Williams

Make the logo bigger – branding Creating brands can be fun and we have taken a much-used phrase “can you make our logo bigger” (heard a lot in the design industry), to illustrate how you can roll out a new brand across a whole range of marketing materials. We look at how we can apply this fresh…

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Successful product launch – designed for maximum impact

Posted by Simon Browne

If you are looking for help launch a new product in the market or even just a simple new product launch checklist then read on. The most successful product launches are ones that are prepared well and are based around a solid product launch idea with comprehensive marketing materials support, as Benjamin Franklin advised –…

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Magazine design

Posted by Mark Williams

Creating stylish and modern design layouts is something we love to do. Here are some concept layouts we have produced for a luxury architectural magazine.

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Do’s and don’ts for annual report design

Posted by Mark Williams

What you should be doing, and avoiding when creating your next annual report. The do’s Do –  Plan – Creating annual reports take longer than you think. You should set a date of when you need the printed report on your desk and work backwards, allowing for collating of the data, writing of the report,…

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Clever use of Infographics in Annual Report Design

Posted by Simon Browne

As the audience for Annual Reports broadens the use of Infographics is now more popular than ever as a way of presenting information in a quick, clear and informative format.  The clever use of Infographics in annual reports is an ever-growing trend, as the audiences for annual reports grow. The need to make complex and data…

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Formats and finishes for annual reports

Posted by Mark Williams

Selecting the correct format and finish to your annual report will add that extra finesse, making it stand out and communicate more than just the facts. There are a huge variety of formats and finishes to choose from for your annual report. Here we take a look at what you could do to help add that extra wow factor. Paper size…

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What is the best process to deliver Annual Reports correctly

Posted by Simon Browne

Our process to create Annual Report design. Some design agencies may approach an Annual Report design project like any other print job, but they would be unwise to do so as there are some unique considerations that they need to appreciate. An Annual Report is a key publication on any organisation’s marketing calendar. It is…

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Planning your annual report design

Posted by Mark Williams

Tips on how to plan a successful annual report design. Assign a project leader As there will be a lot of people contributing to this project it is good to have a project manager to spearhead this and ensure the project runs smoothly. Define who needs to be involved Everyone likes to make an input but…

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Different formats for brochures

Different formats for brochures

Posted by David Foreman

Using different formats for brochures can really make them stand out. Just because it’s a brochure, it doesn’t mean that it has to be A4. We’ve designed 100s of brochures – below are a few of the non-standard brochure designs we’ve produced.

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Annual Report designers

Posted by Mark Williams

Toast are annual report designers that will help you create an awesome Annual Report. One of the main issues you can face when considering your next Annual Report is the design. As these projects come around every year, it can sometimes be difficult to produce something different from last year. That’s where we come in,…

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No more death by Powerpoint

Posted by Mark Williams

So your Powerpoint presentation looks boring and amateurish, which is having a negative effect on your audience. End this misery by letting Toast design you a Powerpoint template that you can use, is on brand and is visually exciting. There are some simple steps (and here comes the list) that we follow to help make the experience of your Powerpoint presentation a…

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Why You Should Choose A Large Graphic Design Agency For Your Business

Posted by David Foreman

A larger agency can help you get the highest quality, creative design work for your money. Choosing a large agency means that you will have access to a range of creative people and their unique take on your project, helping you develop the best design solution possible – many heads are better than one! Here are some…

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Stunning magazine design

Posted by Mark Williams

If you are looking at launching a new publication or thinking of refreshing your existing magazine design then toast are the ideal agency to help you with this.  There are some simple rules you can follow to ensure that the design of the magazine increases readership and promotes your product/service successfully, these include: 1. Identify and engage…

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What is the best finish for your brochure?

Posted by Mark Williams

There are a multiple of brochure design finishes that you can add to give your brochure that extra wow factor. Toast are experts in this field and our knowledge and experience can help your brochure really pop. Lets take a quick look at some finishes and what they add. Lamination and spot UV varnish Lamination is…

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Outstanding exhibition design

Posted by Mark Williams

If you are displaying at a show or an event you’ll need some form of exhibition design to promote your product or service. Toast are the ideal agency to help you with this. Depending on what and where you plan to display can make a significant difference to the format and system you use. Keeping this…

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Pocket folder designers

Posted by Mark Williams

Pocket folders come in all shapes and sizes and establishing the purpose, content and use is important before you start as this will define the type of folder needed.  Toast are experts in pocket folder design – we can help you create the ideal pocket folder. Following some simple rules can ensure your pocket folder design is a success, these include:1. The purpose2….

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Infographic design

Posted by Mark Williams

Infographics are becoming ever more popular as they are great at presenting information in a quick, clear and informative format.  Infographics can also be used in annual reports, presentations, websites and brochures, giving you a powerful tool that can be applied to various materials. Infographic design also provides a great visual shortcut to complex information as…

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Annual Report Design

Annual report design doesn’t have to be boring

Posted by Mark Williams

It’s something many companies have to do year after year, but why not make next year’s Annual Report design amazing! Annual Reports can often be a little dull, but this doesn’t have to be the case. With the use of some clever copy and design, Toast will help you to highlight important facts and make…

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Graphic design support

Posted by David Foreman

We’re not a small agency, and that makes us perfect for larger clients that have a need for full-on graphic design support that’s quick and won’t let you down. Capacity and capability We work with many clients, such as Gatwick and Kohler, to provide fast-turnaround graphic design services for everything from artworking a business card…

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Looking for a new design agency to hit your deadlines?

Posted by Mark Williams

Missing deadlines is not only a hassle, it’s time-consuming to correct, and in most cases will cost you money. Missing a deadline can have an overall detrimental effect on your service/offering to your client and worst of all it can make you look unprofessional. So you are now looking for a new design agency because…

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Looking for a new design agency to make the most from your budget?

Posted by Mark Williams

Getting the most from your budget is essential. Does your current agency seem to be overcharging and not really helping you get the return on investment you were hoping for? So you are now looking for a new design agency because you might be asking one or more of the following questions: 1. Not seeing much for…

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Apply a cohesive brand across all of your communications

Posted by Simon Browne

Helping clients to raise their profiles through a cohesive brand across all of their marketing communications

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Come to us for a brochure, retain us as your design agency

Posted by Simon Browne

Here at Toast we respond on a daily basis to our clients requirements for brochures and other printed material to ensure their marketing campaigns hit the mark. Retain us as your design agency.

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Looking for a new design agency?

Posted by Mark Williams

Trust is a fundamental part of the relationship between a client and a design agency. When things go wrong it can be down to a number of different factors, which might be: 1. Service levels have dropped over time, work becoming sub-standard 2. The design agency seems to have lost interest 3. Costs have increased without explanation…

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Adding that little more to your PDF brochure

Posted by Mark Williams

Online brochure formats are increasingly becoming more and more popular as they give you the ability to respond to client requests instantly.  The most popular is the PDF brochure format, which can be created from various software packages, but there is a lot more you can utilise from this format that will help enhance the end…

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Designing an electronic brochure

Posted by Mark Williams

There is a lot of terminology being used at the moment regarding electronic brochures, epubs (or electronic publications), ebooks (electronic books) and iBooks (Apple’s version of the ebook format). This is mainly due to the fact that each major retailer requires a book or brochure in their preferred format, be it on a Kindle, iPhone,…

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Online brochures

Posted by Mark Williams

Online brochures or ‘flippy page’ brochures have different names but fundamentally offer the same thing, the ability to view your brochure online.

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First impressions last with luxury brochure design

Posted by Simon Browne

In this day and age, with consumers being sold to every minute of the day, it is even more important that you consider every aspect of that FIRST IMPRESSION.

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Creating great catalogue design

Posted by Simon Browne

Toast Design have a range of clients that require complex sales tools from folders to niche brochures, but all depend on us to deliver great catalogue design.

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Outsourced design services for PR agencies

Posted by Simon Browne

Toast Design provide outsourced design services for PR agencies and they are really happy with the results.

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Charity brochure design

Posted by Simon Browne

Brochures need to work hard these days, never has this been truer than with Charity brochures. Getting the most out of your budget isn’t so much a desire as a business prerequisite.

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Luxury Brochure Design

Posted by Simon Browne

Here at Toast we have helped our clients sell everything from widgets to thingy-m-bobs but some of the very best luxury brochure design has been driven by prestigious brands…

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Mogo Direct catalogue

Furniture brochure redesigned

Posted by Mark Williams

Toast have been working on the redesign of the Mogo Direct furniture brochure, a product catalogue aimed at schools and universities.

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