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Use bold colors and strong lines to balance the dramatic design of the product displays. This 88-page brochure design features a clean and hip look speaking the language of the trendy cosmetics industry. Dual passes through a six-color press produced the bright, rich colors.
cosmetics display designer
Highlight MRC II’s varied experience and commitment to excellence. Deeply embossing the logo in heavy, uncoated cover stock provides weight and substance in the reader’s hands. We provided concept, layout, copywriting and on-site construction project photography for this 24-page brochure, all contributing to the powerful argument that MRC II excels in its crowded industry.
Create a strong design using only process colors to reduce the print costs of this 16-page brochure. The abundance of white space helps focus potential donor’s eyes on the touching and inspirational client stories.
Association for the Help of Retarded Children
Communicate creativity, reliability and personality. Silver ink and a subtle pattern simulates the look of stainless steel, the principal structural material in commercial kitchen design. We interviewed each key designer for their unique perspective and wrote copy to showcase this industry-leading design firm.
commercial kitchen design
Focus a low-key brochure design around the growth charts to encourage giving mutual funds as gifts. The 16-page brochure was accompanied by blank gift certificates.
Provide copywriting and design that emphasizes the revolutionary nature of this new product. The 4-page brochure had to simply explain the advantage and cost effectiveness of a market-altering system. Digital printing lowered the cost of producing limited quantities.
parking enforcement systems
Design friendly and entertaining pages to encourage readership. The purpose of this 12-page brochure is to educate employees in the correct use of corporate electronic mail.
pharmaceuticals, now part of Pfizer
Keep the high-tech product center-stage while presenting abundant detail in an attractive, organized manner. This six-panel brochure maintains focus on the high-ticket hardware as prospective buyers review each and every technical detail.
What a pleasure it has been working with Michael and Bette. From the moment we met, you understood the message our company was trying to convey. Our equipment is expensive, and we needed to produce a ‘high-end’ piece, which is exactly what you did. I would recommend Cowles Graphic Design to anyone and look forward to working with you on our next project together.
automated toolmaking machines
Target a sales pamphlet to women, feature strong color, clean lines and make it inviting to read. The five-panel brochure layout keeps it light, interesting and readable, even though it contains abundant descriptive text.
Provide a fun and interesting walking tour through this diverse community of past and present artists. The self-mailing brochure highlights the key points and with words and pictures while the map provides an accurate guide.
community walking tour
Portray liquid flow, lighting effects, quiet softness and imagery to convey how the client’s environments create a mood conducive for learning. We designed using rounded corners and subtle color variations to support the copy and product photos.
interactive learning environments
Differentiating our client from the competition was the primary objective when designing a brochure for this chimney components manufacturer. Metallic ink and blind embossed liner and logo on the cover loudly proclaim “We’re different.” The story and pictures on the pages within position the client as a superior alternative to other suppliers. In addition to the design, we provided all photography and copywriting for this highly effective 12-page brochure.
chimney lining manufacturer
Grab the reader’s attention with a compelling story while using photos, copy and statistics to argue a convincing case for lightning protection. Well-chosen stock photography augmented with focused headlines holds the reader’s interest and supports the sale.
home & commercial lightning protection
Make a summer art camp brochure playful and fun but keep production costs down for this 12-pager. The two-color layout enhanced the treatment of many photographs, some of which had been thought unprintable because of poor exposure.
summer sleep-away camp
Introducing a groundbreaking technology advance is difficult because most people “just won’t get it.” We communicated how our client’s product worked through photos, diagrams and text, and related it to existing methods. This made understanding the new technology easy, which set the stage for accepting how the product’s benefits would apply to the reader.
The ‘Green’ sustainable building industry is a hot and growing market and Cowles Graphic Design captured the essence of our product perfectly. Their innovative, fresh and stylish approach of showcasing the Greenward Ridge Vent in their design layouts is extraordinary. They used current language and hip ideas in their marketing efforts and are well organized and professional. For sure, our competition is ‘Green’ with envy!
solar hot water
Keep it high-level and simple, so it’s easy for the reader to discern the salient points at just a glance. This series of five single-page brochures and presentation folder target the key points that distinguish each of the client’s product offerings.
Cowles Graphic Design is extremely responsive and generally produce designs that are right on target the first time. I have consistently been satisfied with both the design process and the end results. I’ve worked extensively with some of the most expensive and well-respected agencies and designers and have found the work produced by Cowles Graphic Design to be on par.
healthcare & insurance