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Terms Of trade

In an effort to keep businesses on the straight and narrow, The AD Man has teamed up with a legend in legal and monetary matters. As a result, from July 1st 2017, The AD Man has  a new set of rules for all to live by. Please take a long hard look at the new […]

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VET – A5 Flyer

The idea for the flyer is quite obvious. It plays on the classic lost and found flyer that people put on community notice boards and lamp posts. The printed flyer makes a feature of the ‘cut and stuck’ look with cellotape and cut out paper. The final flyer was made of various elements which were cut […]

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VET – Logo and Branding

The Brief: Dr Justin Ward, BVSc. commissioned me to create a unique logo for a Veterinary Surgery. Some examples of various looks and feels were supplied. The logo is to look quirky, friendly, approachable and to include a cat and a dog. Black and White with an accent of Green. The Logo: After hand drawing […]

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Free Stuff – Super Special Referral Offer

Super Special Referral Offer Gee Whizz! Take a look at this fabulous offer! When you successfully refer a new client to The AD Man you’ll receive a free gift or 20 percent off the cost of design services on your next invoice! Depending on how many clients you refer you could get a Free Case […]

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Print Advertising

Simple visual advertising concepts are a speciality. It’s all about engaging the reader within the first 2 seconds of them viewing the page. An interesting and creative image will stop the reader and curiosity then takes over. The ‘sell’ message can follow once you have their attention. All too often the ‘sell’ message leads and […]

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Posters and Outdoor

As with all advertising media the simple idea rules supreme. If a visual image can portray the idea without the need for headlines or copy to explain it, then that is the ultimate in visual communication. The simple yet powerful idea that the reader will ‘get’ with just a quick glance. Here is one example of […]

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Logo Design

The AD Man’s speciality. The best unique logo designs money can buy. When The AD Man designs a logo he doesn’t just jump on the internet, find a cool looking graphing and put a business name with it. Nor does he search for a cool or funky typeface and set the name in that. No. […]

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Photo Retouching

Another of the great skill The AD Man has tucked away in his utility belt is photo retouching and image compositing. Often the idea for an ad or communication piece requires a seemingly impossible image. This is where the skills of The AD Man come into play. The composition of images from either stock image […]

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Direct Marketing and Other Media

SPACEFILLER SPACEFILLER With over 15 year experience working for some of the world’s biggest names in Direct Marketing, The AD Man’s knowledge and expertise in this field is second to none. Over time his ideas and crafted executions have earned The AD Man numerous Direct Marketing Awards for both creativity and , more importantly, for […]

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Packaging Design

Although only a recent addition to The Ad Man’s quiver, packaging design is one of his greatest loves. The challenge of working in three dimensions rather than the simple two of other print media is exciting. Having done mainly carton designs, bottle labels and ‘rewind bag’ designs, The AD Man is super keen to design […]

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