Catalogue design through the ages: 1970s

Catalogue design through the ages: 1970s

Here’s the our second blog in our “Catalogue design through the ages” series. This time the 1970’s, the decade of polyester, flares, strikes and dodgy style. It’s also the era that spawned ‘catalogue man’ with his brilliant / comical poses.

Celebrating sixteen years in business!

Celebrating sixteen years in business!

After a decade in the design and direct mail industry we opened our first studio in Mapperley, Nottingham on 15th September 1999. A lot has happened since then… • We’ve worked for 239 clients • Helped over 50 start-up businesses • Worked with customers as close as next door and as far afield as Indonesia […]

Catalogue design through the ages: 1920s – 1960s

Catalogue design through the ages: 1920s – 1960s

We love the style and craftsmanship of old catalogues. They give a feel for the era from which they come and also are a window into the daily lives and aspirations of the people in of that time. Vintage catalogues often reflect the graphic design style and technologies available in that era. Created in a […]

Healthcare Catalogue Design, Production & Print

Healthcare Catalogue Design, Production & Print

For over 16 years Andrew Burdett Design have designed, produced and printed an array of healthcare catalogues for a wide range of clients. Both public sector (numerous NHS Primary Healthcare Trusts and Hospitals) and the private sector (Nottingham Rehab Supplies, Homecraft, Smith and Nephew) to name but a few. From small saddle-stitched catalogues to huge […]

Education Catalogue Design Experts

Education Catalogue Design Experts

Andrew Burdett Design are experts in design for education. We have produced thousands of catalogues for school, nursery and early years suppliers and numerous other businesses in the education sector. We recently complete two further catalogues and brochures for education / school suppliers (Edusentials and Drums for Schools) and it reminded me that we have […]

Catalogue design hints and tips

Catalogue design hints and tips

In this digital age, where many try to convince us that ‘print is dead’, product catalogues are still a very much alive. They are still a very effective marketing tool and are a great compliment to an ecommerce website. A catalogue will often drive traffic to it and add credibility to a business. Also, after […]

Creating a successful catalogue design

Creating a successful catalogue design

Today’s marketplace is very competitive. The ranges of products offered by competitors is often very similar on both price and quality (often being the very same product from the same supplier). This is when good design and promotion will prevail. Creating the desire for your products above those of your competitors. Creating demand through good […]

Established 1999. It’s our 15th Birthday!

Established 1999. It’s our 15th Birthday!

A talented young artist, Andrew (company founder) decided that graphic design was what he wanted to do whilst aged 14. So he set on the path to achieve his dream ‘to have his own graphic design business by the age of 30’. After A levels, an Art Foundation, and years studying graphic design at Loughborough. […]