Manufacturing | Northstar Design
Exhibition design ideas for Prestige Medical
Creating maximum display impact for trade exhibition stands.
Northstar Design provides wide ranging marketing support services including Exhibition Design Ideas for Blackburn based company Prestige Medical. The company is a class leading manufacturer of Sterilization Equipment which are used widely across the dental market.
For their stand at this years International Dental Show they asked us to create a suite of display panels that would provide an attractive visual backdrop for their stand. It needed to have visual impact to draw the visitors, but also display important information in a simple and effective format.
Thankfully, at Northstar, we have the ability to think big and know what works well at a large scale. This results in innovative exhibition design ideas that have the WOW factor. We are also able to think small with the ability to create a new sub brand and logo for their ‘Made in the United Kingdom’ proposition. The design takes inspiration from the British flag but instead uses flowing water imagery to create the link to the company’s ‘British’ Heritage and to their sterilization products.
Logo Design & Stationery – Linsole –
• Branding • Corporate Literature
In Manufacturing your branding should reflect the unique aspects of the product. With Linsole, it’s all about the natural choice. We structured the Logo with this aspect in mind.
Linsole is an established Manufacturer in China and they needed to promote their brand effectively in western markets. The owner recognised the need to contact companies with western knowledge and therefore approached Northstar with a narrow brief. They wanted modern branding that would represent their USP of natural rubber (Think rubber and rubber trees).
As with all good design we are always looking for something unique & innovative yet have some depth and meaning. Our solution was create the outline of a rubber tree left and use that to bring some cursive and modern txt to life. The typographic element encompasses the logo and provides definition and clarity.
Catalogue Design Services – Surridge Sports
• Catalogue Design
Northstar Design is proud to say it has been designing and printing catalogues for Surridge Sports for over 10 years, each time creating a design that is more eye-catching and ‘striking’ than the last.
Last year we decided to step away from the traditional A4 catalogue format and proposed a folded A2 catalogue/wall poster which when opened out displayed the whole range of Rugby or Football kits.
A successful catalogue should above all be simple to navigate, find the product you want and quickly aid you to make a decision. These catalogues do this effortlessly. A combination of a clean grid layout, quality product photography that show the clothing off to maximum effectiveness and crisp typography make locating products easy.
To top it all off, two striking and contrasting covers were developed to give personality to the Surridge brand. The football cover uses a specially commissioned illustration which harks back to the classic shoot comics – a homage to Surridge’s history as a sports equipment brand. The rugby catalogue’s alternative use of photography and ‘Best Game Ever’ statement aims to position the brand with positive attitude.
Friendship Mill Beds Website Design
Website Development for Burnley based company Friendship Mill Beds.
This attractive portfolio style website illustrates how a site should ultimately be simple and easy to navigate yet still be visually attractive. The site presents products, stockists and their locations is a simple to navigate website.
The success of the site is enhanced by the use of quality product photography. The client understands that good photography sells and has therefore employed the services of a professional photographer to help build a bespoke room set to portray their products to their maximum effectiveness. A simple yet stylish room sets provide the perfect setting for the beds without being fussy and complicated.
Re-branding of a family manufacturing business of outdoor building
This is a fine example of a branding exercise for a small local company with big aspirations. Heritage Garden Buildings is typical of many businesses. They have a great product and service, but realise that a growing business needs to project the right image. Our design is a neat example of a sympathetic typographic solution. With a little thought and creative execution a distinctive logo was developed that portrayed the right image of class and quality.
The branding is carried onto their website which features a classic clean layout with simple imagery that ties in well with their logo.
Catalogue design & Print services for a Lancashire based manufacturer of food display systems
• Design • Art Direction • Print
CED Fabrications – A Lancashire based manufacturer are one of the UKs largest suppliers of catering display equipment. Their existing catalogues had been developed some years previously and were seriously showing their age. They required a fresh design solution that would present the information in an attractive way but would also be user friendly and functional.
The basic brief was to develop a suite of catalogues for their 3 main product areas that together would form a strong brand image. New photography was commissioned which helps display the products to their maximum potential. and a clean, efficient layout was created for the main product pages.
On this project a full catalogue service was provided by Northstar, including; art direction of photography, design, artwork, project management and print. Our service takes all the hassle out of producing catalogues.
WordPress Website Design solution for CED Fabrications
• WordPress • Design & Population
CED Fabrications are a manufacturer of high quality food display systems including Chilled, Hot and Ambient installations. Their products appear in many restaurants, self service establishments and hotels throughout the UK.
They required a website that would be both a showcase for their products and be a valuable technical resource centre for their customers for downloading product information. The site is built using WordPress and utilises various menus and tab menus for navigating the site. The reason for choosing WordPress was its user friendly content management system that allows the customer to have complete control over the content of the site. The system allows the customer to amend text, upload content, change images and add pages and posts quite easily. Visit www.cedfabsltd.co.uk
Heritage Garden Buildings
Re-branding of a family firm of outdoor building manufacturers. Implementation onto stationery and literature
This is a fine example of a branding exercise for a small local company with big aspirations.
Heritage Garden Buildings is typical of many businesses. They have a great product and service, but realise that a growing business needs to project the right image.
Our design is a neat example of a typographic solution. With a little thought and creative execution a distinctive logo was developed that portrayed the right image of class and quality.