Brochure design doesn't have to be boring. If anything, putting a little thought and care in to it can result in a seriously stylish, striking and powerful promotional tool.
Here are 11 awesome examples of brochure design. Which is your favourite?
01. Lake Shore
The designer behind this brilliant brochure design was clearly thinking outside the box. Literally. Developed by creative director John Owens (opens in new tab), this brochure design for Lake Shore, a unique development of eco homes in Bristol, incorporates bespoke typography, branding, illustration, photography and fold out plans. "Using overlays, screenprints and patterns based on the Ben-Day dot printing process along with a vivid palette ensured this project was totally unique to Bristol," Owens comments.
Foliomania is a portfolio brochure for designers, created by Singapore-based multimedia design house Lemongraphic (opens in new tab). Bright and vibrant colours, excellent composition and beautifully presented, this brochure immediately grabs your attention.
03. Coral Palace Luxury Resort
Michigan-based printer Company Folders (opens in new tab) designed this sophisticated brochure for Coral Palace Luxury Resort. The team ditched the cliché bright colors, palm trees, and seashells found on most resort brochures, instead selecting elegant neutral colors. Floor plan sketches of the extended stay apartments add a welcoming, handcrafted look to make the resort feel like home.
This awesome brochure for music festival Creamfields was designed by RGB Studio (opens in new tab), owned by graphic designer Rob Brearley. The textured, leather-effect cover that encases the brightly coloured book is held together with a single lanyard. Very stylish.
05. Harter: How we work
Branding and design consultancy Red Antler (opens in new tab) created this gorgeous 48-page brochure for the launch of a new task chair by design solutions company Harter (opens in new tab). The team created a pure and fresh design that incorporates lovely use of colours and patterns.
06. Nick Cave
Graphic designer Allison Wilton (opens in new tab) came up with the concept for this stylish brochure, which is printed on luxurious, textured paper with designs from contemporary textile and performance artist Nick Cave (opens in new tab) on the reverse.
Classic and elegant with a unique layout, this gorgeous brochure for global residential company Ewaan was designed by senior art director at Saudi Arabian strategy and marketing communication agency TBWA\RAAD Jeddah Omar Reda (opens in new tab).
08. TVNZ - 7
Melbourne-based graphic designer Thomas Pavitte (opens in new tab) came up with this clever triangular folding brochure while working at TVNZ to promote the television shows on the TVNZ 7 network. When fully unfolded the brochure forms the shape of the 7 logo. A smart and interesting format.
This brilliant, retro-styled brochure for Vespa was created by Norwegian-based graphic designer who goes by the name of Niggez (opens in new tab) on the deviantART (opens in new tab) website. Beautifully crafted, we love the nostalgic elements in this design.
10. Contemporary Slovenian writers
This elegant brochure with beautiful clean lines was created to present information on contemporary Slovenian writers at the Frankfurt book fair. Created by graphic designer Tomato Kosir (opens in new tab), one half presents Slovenian humanists and the second social scientists.
11. CHP Brochure
This stylish, three colour gate fold brochure for Duke's Center for Health Policy was created by graphic designer Nicole Kraieski (opens in new tab). We really like the great composition, typography and beautiful colour choices, one of which is the fluorescent Pantone 805C.