5 Top Design Tips for Social Media Success

by Saul Edmonds

Top 5 Social Media Design Tips 

“My goal is to spark something within the reader and allow it to initiate an idea they then can grow.” Warren Whitlock

Use Design to Boost Your Social Media Impact

When it comes to getting your posts noticed on your social media profiles, you really have to be a little creative to grab the attention of your audience.

By creating content that attracts attention, your information is more likely to be shared among their inner circle, helping to spread the word much more easily.

Using branded design as a foundation for your social media campaign - will help you to achieve your goals much more easily and will help to position you as an authority in your niche as well.

Rather than just adding pictures to your posts, there are a few guidelines for creating more professional looking posts.

Here are five simple social media graphic design tips for creating compelling posts.

Tip #1: Design with Contrast

The easiest way to get your design noticed is by adding a little contrast to make it jump off the page. Before you simply post a graphic on your social media wall, consider the colors used and how you can add contrasting colors to help bring it to life. Choose certain colors that always contrast well. If the background of the graphic is white or light color, then consider using a dark font to draw in attention more easily.

Tip #2: The Font Palette

The font style in your graphic design can have a huge impact. If your company already has a font that you use for your brand, make certain to use that same font style in the header of the graphic. The surround it with a more subtle and plain font when adding subtitles. When the header font matches your brand, you help to build familiarity with you and your customers more easily.

Tip #3: The Color Scheme

One of the ways to grab attention and keep your posts consistent with your company is to use colors that are associated with your company logo. If your business uses two colors to help identify your brand, incorporate those colors into your social media graphic designs. Take two or three of the main colors of your brand and either use in the fonts or the border of your images. This will help associate the posts more closely to your business.

Tip #4: Eliminate Floating Images

Never just post an image or design directly to your social media platform without first adding some background or a border to it. A picture without a border simply appears to be floating on your page, and looks just like every other picture being posted by millions of people each day. Take the time to add a contrasting border to add a more professional look to your post.

Tip #5: Keeping it Simple

It can be easy to get carried away when it comes to adding graphics to your posts on social media. With so many colors, fonts, styles, and borders to choose from, adding too much clutter will reduce the impact of your message. Keep it simple and remember that 'less is more' when it comes to graphic design.

Your message will come across more easily if you keep design techniques to a minimum.

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8 Top Design Tips For A Brilliant Business Card

by Saul Edmonds

8 Top Business Card Design Essentials

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
Bruce Lee

8 Ways to Create a Compelling Business Card

With just about everyone connected digitally to the world, you may wonder why it is that when you attend a networking event or similar - you still come home with a pile of business cards.

While social media websites have replaced the Rolodex, how is it possible that the business card continues to survive successfully in our digital world?

Business cards have been the go-to advertising medium for over a century, and they continue to be more than essential in the unforeseeable future.

Your business card will help you to create those offline connections that can grow your business, but you have to have a compelling card in order for it to have any power.

Here are 8 ways to create a more compelling business card and leave that lasting first impression.

1. Including Your Social Presence

With everyone interacting on social media platforms, it is important that you place at least one of your social addresses on your business card. This will give first time customers and industry associates the opportunity to review you and your business. This enables them to make an informed decision about the quality of your business, services and products. 

2. Keeping it Simple

Don't add superfluous detail to your business card. Remember, a cluttered card can be a challenge to read. Less is always more.

With regard to social media addresses - limit yourself to one or two at most. Choose the social platform where you spend the most of your time - that way, if someone reaches out to you on your social page - you can get back to them in a timely manner.

3. Add Your Website URL

Make it easy for people to find your business online. Your website is full of information about your products and services. Promote the homepage url of your website on your business card. Help people take the step to reach out and connect with you online. 

4. Use Your Logo To Stand Out From The Crowd

Your logo is the heart of your business card. If you are considering updating your logo - or if you are starting out in businesses - aim for a logo design that stands apart from the others in your industry.

Ideally, a logo makes a statement about you, your company and your goals. It describes your business and your core values in visual terms. Dig deep to find exactly what your company is all about, then incorporate that message into the logo.

Your logo, or branding, must be easily identifiable and unique.

A professional graphic designer will work with you closely to create a tailored logo design that best represents your company.

5. Getting Them Curious

Spark interest by adding some unique content on your business card.

Try to think outside of the box.

Aim to motivate people to want to learn more about your business, services and products. Generate interest to foster engagement. They key here is to inspire people to take action.

6. Linking Both Worlds

If you want to take your business card to the next level, link both your online and offline worlds. The business card can be the perfect bridge that will allow your contacts to connect directly to your web page. Include a QR code on your business card to facilitate this process.

7. The Call to Action

Your business card should be considered as a call to action.

Rather than print a large run of one card, consider smaller runs where cards are tailored to target specific events. Take these cards to the trade show or networking seminar, they will have a much bigger impact than a standard set of cards.

Again, taking the time to think outside of the box - and getting inspired is the key.

Holidays, events, personal stories and more - can fuel a unique business card solution that will enable you to use your business card in new and innovative ways. The sky is the truly the limit here. 

8. The Card Utility

There are ways to really take your business card to the next level if you are creative and think outside the box. Add a spiral binding and some pages, and your card is now a mini-brochure.

There are so many ways a business card can be used to grow your opportunity. Make the most of your business card to really make an impression - and win more leads.

IS YOUR BUSINESS CARD WORKING FOR YOU?

At Roundhouse, we understand how a great business card can make a lasting impression. Take your business card design to the next level with a strategic solution that gets you the attention you deserve. If you would like to discover innovative ways to make more of your business card, please call us for a friendly chat.

We are here to help.

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What's the Right Way to Talk to Graphic Designers?

by Saul Edmonds

How to Communicate Effectively With Your Graphic Designer

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker

From Idea to Winning Result

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to graphic design if - getting the idea in your head - to the designer and onto paper effectively.

Not being able to communicate with your designer can turn a simple idea into a long tedious and laborious process.

Your job is to effectively help the designer and their team to better understand exactly what the idea is.

Here are some effective ways in which you as the client can help the graphic designer to better complete the task at hand.

Speaking Up Early

If you want the finished product to be exactly what you envisioned, you need to speak up early and frequently with the graphic designer. The most frustrating part for the graphic designer is getting to the end of the project and finding out an issue is now arisen that could have been easily handled much earlier in the process. By speaking up more often, those changes can be implemented along the way, saving time and resources for everyone involved.

Look over each draft you receive from the art team, and clearly make any adjustments in the follow up meetings. If you don't tell the design team anything, they will never know that there is an issue that needs to be addressed.

Being More Specific

If you want the finished product to be more in line with your original designs, you have to give input to the design team that is specific. Telling them something doesn't look right is too general and leaves it up to the interpretation of the artist.

Be specific as possible and give examples if you can. If the font is not what you envisioned, have a few samples of fonts that you like on hand. This will help to get your message into the designers head more easily.

Rather than telling the graphic design team that something needs to pop, tell them you want this specifically done.

Focus on Improvements, Not on Mistakes

Most people in the world of design are very thick skinned. They have to be able to accept criticism in order to create projects in line with their clients needs. While they are in an industry that is receptive to being critiqued, you do not want to get on their bad side by focusing on mistakes and calling their judgement into question. There is no reason to take this low road when you can focus on the high road.

Consider your designer as a trusted team member, and use discretion when discussing things you need changed. Simply make a suggestion to a different style or picture and move on.

Pay Close Attention to the Designer

If your graphic design has some input on changes they feel will better the project, listen carefully to what they have to say. This is how you get to be inside the designer's head and learn more about limitations and the process involved. The design team has been doing this sort of work for many years. They are in a better position to tell you when a font, style, or color is not going to be as effective with an audience as another choice would be.

Allow them to use their experience to help along the project, and continue asking for their input as to why these changes need to be implemented.

Giving Your Graphic Designer a Little Freedom

When it comes to graphic designer, those artists are dealing with customers from every end of the spectrum. Some customers bring too little ideas to the table, while others bring such specific ideas there is no room to wiggle. If the design team comes back with a draft that is different that your original idea, don't dismiss it right out of the gate.

Allow the team to explain why they chose this direction and how it could be beneficial to the overall project. 

Final Thoughts

If you can approach your designer in a more personable manner and allow them some flexibility, you will be amazed how the final product will look. Take the time to stay involved, offering helpful tips along the way so the project does stay on the right course, but at the same time allowing the designers some flexibility.

HAVE YOU DEVELOPED A STRONG WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR GRAPHIC DESIGNER?

At Roundhouse, we provide free lifetime support on every project. That means, that whenever you have a question, need assistance or personalised 'one to one' advice - we take the time to talk to you and learn more about your business and goals. We work to serve our clients both now and for the long term. 

We are here to help.

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The 45 Essentials to Great Logo Design

by Saul Edmonds
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“Design is everything. Everything!”
– Paul Rand

How to Design a Great Logo

The following is a list of techniques for designing a memorable logo.

This list works as a guideline for designers to question and compare techniques. 

When creating a logo design, employ as many of these techniques as possible to ensure an effective and original logo that works equally well for the designer, the client and the target consumer.

1. The logo must be easily recognised.
2. In black and white the logo should look clear and crisp.
3. The text in the logo needs to be visible in all screen resolutions.
4. The logo should not contain more than three colours.
5. The logo layout or shape must be unique.
6. Never use public clipart in the design.
7. Try to avoid intricate details that can be lost when size is minimised.
8. Create a connection between a logo and the brand or product being represented.
9. Never use a photograph as a logo.
10. Get feedback from target customers.
11. One font works best, two fonts at most.
12. Create a timeless logo design by avoiding current design trends.
13. The mirror image of the logo should still be recognisable.
14. Delete unnecessary clutter.
15. Disregard the opinion of family, friends and coworkers.
16. Ensure your design process is based on discovery.
17. Never steal ideas from other logos and claim as your own.
18. The inverted logo should still be easily recognised.
19. Aim for an original and unique solution.
20. Choose symbol and text to complement each other.
21. Describing the logo should be simple.
22. Refrain from tag lines in the logo design.
23. Pencil ideas on paper before computer use.
24. The best logo is a simple one.
25. Develop a brand centric logo - that represents the brand effectively.
26. Do not create a distracting design.
27. Represent the product or service honestly.
28. Logo design should be visually balanced.
29. Never use neon and bright colours.
30. The logo should fit into a square layout.
31. Avoid unnecessary special effects.
32. Create the logo design so it can be presented well in different medians.
33. Never be weak and dull, design confident and bold.
34. No logo is perfect in design, create the best you can.
35. Sharp business requires sharp lines. Smooth business requires smooth lines.
36. Balance the logo so it aligns left, right, centre, top and bottom.
37. Create an engaging design that stands apart from marketplace competitors.
38. Know your audience before you create a logo.
39. Create with function first, then innovation.
40. The brand name must be the logo if it is memorable.
41. Large companies can have smaller logos.
42. In addition to the business, the public should love the logo design.
43. Create different variations of the logo design so you are sure to get it right.
44. Across many platforms the logo design must look consistent.
45. The logo design should not break any of these rules aforementioned.

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10 Tips for Better Postcard Design

by Saul Edmonds

Essential Postcard Design Tips

All great postcards have three things in common. They are visually appealing, memorable and go straight 'to the point'. 

Postcards are a fantastic way to reach out to your target market and get an immediate response.

Get more attention with postcards, today!

Your postcard design will be determined by the purpose of the postcard. Is it for sales, new leads, event or a product launch? Each outcome will require a custom solution. The postcard must communicate directly to your audience, motivate action and generate a positive ROI.

Read on for our top 10 postcard design tips and ensure you get the most from your next postcard.

1. Review the essential quality of your postcard

Is the type of card used for printing suitable? Is it a heavy weight, high quality, durable card? Is it well finished with gloss or matt? Is the printing quality consistently high? These are important questions - as the postcard must retain appeal upon close inspection.

2. Colour Creates Visual Interest

Ensure colour is used carefully and intelligently throughout your postcard design. The design should represent your key brand elements clearly - including corporate colours, logo and web design layout. A consistent message throughout all of your marketing materials is important.

3. Include Photos where Relevant

If appropriate for your message, display your goods or store front on your postcards. Photos work to help people establish a real relationship with you and your products or service.

4. Display your logo prominently

Your logo is central to your brand identity. Ensure it is well placed to gain attention from prospects and customers.

5. Keep it Simple and Direct

It is important to minimise postcard text to just the essentials. Don't clutter your postcard with lots of extra detail. Keep copy to a minimum - recipients should be motivated to contact you for additional information. Keep in mind classic eye-catching phrases such as "Free" or "Sale" or "50% Off". Limit font styles to maintain easy reading.

6. A Clean Composition works Best

A simple message will be easier to communicate effectively. Avoid visual clutter. Ensure the visual tone of your postcard is well matched to your target audience. An example of this would be when targeting business to business clients. Consider using more conservative language, colour and layout in this instance. 

A well designed postcard is visually balanced, attracts attention and is easy to read.

7. Stand out from the Crowd

Get the attention you deserve.

Why not include some non-standard elements in your postcard design such as die-cuts, rounded corners or other specialty print finishes? Ask your graphic designer for some innovative print ideas and card stock alternatives.

Custom printing options are often surprisingly affordable and can really assist your postcard to stand out big. Why not make the back as eye catching as the front - and grab the attention of your viewing audience from both sides of your postcard? Consider the advantages of trying something a little different from your competitors.

8. Postcard design tips for mailing

Advise your graphic designer to retain a clear space for mailing and postmarking. Strive to maintain maximum visual impact while accommodating mail elements. 

9. Postcard card and texture options

Always choose a high quality, heavy stock for postcards. Gloss finishing options are great for postcards that feature photographic details. Matte finishes work well with typographic design elements. Ask your designer for samples of postcard stocks for comparison.

10. Carefully proof read

Ensure all postcard details are correct. Always include your phone, web address, email, twitter and Facebook profiles. Take extra care to review your postcard design details carefully before it goes to print. 

Follow these 10 tips and your next marketing postcard will be a real success!

If you need assistance with your postcard or other marketing materials, Roundhouse can help.

We are the print and design experts. We have many years of professional design experience and will ensure that your postcard grows your business.

Talk to us.


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Get to know Saul Edmonds & Roundhouse

As Creative Director & Roundhouse Founder Saul Edmonds has over 20 years professional design and digital experience. 

He is an expert on Brand, Website and App Development. He has worked with clients across all industry groups - including startups, small business, government and entrepreneurs - on projects of all sizes and budgets.

Saul and his team can help you grow your business and discover new possibilities with :

  • strategic brand design
  • web design & development
  • app design and development 
  • digital marketing 
  • creative engagement 

    Saul Edmonds believes that every project begins with a story. 

    Saul and his team offer a one to one, tailored service - where he works with you closely to develop innovative solutions that will take your business to the next level. 

    Find out how Saul can help you turn your ideas into reality.

    Book an obligation free consultation with Saul Edmonds for ideas and strategies to take your business or project to the next level. Click here to arrange your booking.

    Phone : +617 1300 727 749
    email : us@roundhouse.cc

    • Learn about our web design here.
    • Learn about our app development here.
    • See our brand and logo portfolio here.

    Connect with Saul Edmonds on Linkedin here or Google+ here.
    Connect with Roundhouse on Google+ here.

    7 Ways to Get More Business from your Business Card

    by Saul Edmonds

    Every business person has a business card.

    Yet only a few make the most of this inexpensive promotional tool. As business cards cost only a few cents each to produce, the ROI is potentially very rewarding. To yield this investment you must be proactive and get your business card working for you. 

    Read on for our 7 Top Tips on how use your business card more effectively for greater return.

    7 Ways to Make the Most of your Business Card

    1. To Give and Receive

    Share your card freely. Whenever you engage with or meet someone - be it at a business event or social function - take the opportunity to ask for their card. Most people will reciprocate - and an exchange of cards occurs effortlessly between parties.

    2. Pay Attention

    When someone offers you a business card - accept graciously and take the time to read it, front and back. Look at the image, logo or company name. Read the address and other contact info. Comment or ask questions where appropriate. This is an opportunity to build greater understanding between yourself and the card giver.

    3. At the Ready

    Keep cards on hand at all times. Store some in your wallet, in your car, at the office, at home.

    An additional investment in a special card wallet or holder ensures that your card remains in pristine condition for distribution at all times.

    4. A Blank Space

    If appropriate, consider having additional business cards printed that leave one side intentionally blank. This provides a space to write a name, note or idea. This blank space enables the card to be customised as needed, adding meaning and importance when used in the right circumstance.

    5. Promote Everywhere

    Give people the chance the see your business card at every available opportunity. Pin it to local bulletin boards at the supermarket, sporting club or school. Attach a card to every written correspondence (even bills!) and in every product shipped. Why not have cards printed for all employees to enable them to spread the word throughout their networks.

    6. Add Value to your Card

    Find ways to make your card useful. Include a calendar, relevant industry information, conversion charts - that extend the functionality of your card. Take the time to think of innovative ideas that will assist in card retention among your clients.

    7. The Winning Edge

    A card featuring a professional, customised design is always preferred. A uniquely designed card will ensure you stand out from others. Good design is always a good investment - but it need not be expensive. Roundhouse offers an affordable business card design and printing service.

    Taking steps to make the most of your business card will ensure that your network of associates continues to grow. 

    Effectively utilising your business card makes good business sense. Call Roundhouse and get started today!

    At Roundhouse, we offer innovative business card design and printing services. Get a business card that really stands out from the pack. Contact us for a free quote.


    Contact Roundhouse Now! 
    Book an obligation free consultation to find out more and learn how to leverage mobile technology to grow your opportunities and business revenue.

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    Get to know Saul Edmonds & Roundhouse

    As Creative Director & Roundhouse Founder Saul Edmonds has over 20 years professional design and digital experience. 

    He is an expert on Brand, Website and App Development. He has worked with clients across all industry groups - including startups, small business, government and entrepreneurs - on projects of all sizes and budgets.

    Saul and his team can help you grow your business and discover new possibilities with :

    • strategic brand design
    • web design & development
    • app design and development 
    • digital marketing 
    • creative engagement 

      Saul Edmonds believes that every project begins with a story. 

      Saul and his team offer a one to one, tailored service - where he works with you closely to develop innovative solutions that will take your business to the next level. 

      Find out how Saul can help you turn your ideas into reality.

      Book an obligation free consultation with Saul Edmonds for ideas and strategies to take your business or project to the next level. Click here to arrange your booking.

      Phone : +617 1300 727 749
      email : us@roundhouse.cc

      • Learn about our web design here.
      • Learn about our app development here.
      • See our brand and logo portfolio here.

      Connect with Saul Edmonds on Linkedin here or Google+ here.
      Connect with Roundhouse on Google+ here.

      5 Tips for Best Practice in Brochure Design

      by Saul Edmonds

      Every Business Needs Brochures

      Brochures are a versatile promotional tool.

      5 tips for best practice in brochure design

       Many companies utilise brochures to promote products, services and events. They are ideal for direct mail campaigns, for use in handout promotions or for instore distribution to provide specific information to clients. A well designed brochure communicates effectively and is an affordable inclusion to any advertising campaign.

      Maximise Your Brochure

      What are the key elements when creating a business brochure? To be effective a brochure must be well designed and printed on quality stock. Read on for our top 5 'best practice tips' that will ensure your brochure is winner.

      Best Practice in Brochure Design

      1. Define your Target

      When considering your brochure, it is important to carefully consider intended function and profile the prospective reader. What is the brochure for? Who is the likely reader? If it is to promote a sale - the brochure must be visually appealing and easy to read. If providing technical information - information should be carefully detailed, again with ease of communication in mind. Your target defines the benchmark by which to measure design success.

      2. Define your Style

      Your brochure style is defined by your target. Style includes such elements as colour, choice of imagery and the usage of logos and fonts. In the brochure design process, elements combine to achieve an overall theme that remains responsive to established corporate identity. It is important that brochure objectives define a style than remains consistent with brand image.

      3. Ensure copywriting is accurate and effective

      Successful brochure copywriting must communicate information economically and effectively. Brochure readers will often scan - rather than read - and this must be considered when writing text. Use headers, brief paragraphs and short sentences. Proofread carefully at all times.

      4. Balance your Layout

      The art of a great brochure requires a skilful balance between image, colour and textual information. Use images to explain in preference to wordy sentences. Ensure your layout is easy to read, visually appealing and communicates your message succinctly. Consider brochure folds in the layout process - for example, folds may decrease legibility if text is creased.

      5. Keep it Simple (and Friendly)

      The golden rule remains that simple is always best. Keep in mind your reader and your message and a great brochure is sure to result. A user-friendly brochure is main goal at all times.

      Once brochure design is complete - always choose a quality printer for production. 

      Need Help?

      Roundhouse offers a complete brochure printing and designing service. We can assist with all aspects of brochure production - from initial design and copywriting to final printing on quality stock. Roundhouse is professional, affordable and offers FAST turnaround times - with brochures delivered to your door 3-5 days after artwork is approved! Guaranteed!

      Let our team of friendly professionals take the hassle out of your next brochure production.

      Call or email us to discuss your requirements. See our print portfolio here.


      Contact Roundhouse Now! 
      Book an obligation free consultation to find out more and learn how to leverage mobile technology to grow your opportunities and business revenue.

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      Get to know Saul Edmonds & Roundhouse

      As Creative Director & Roundhouse Founder Saul Edmonds has over 20 years professional design and digital experience. 

      He is an expert on Brand, Website and App Development. He has worked with clients across all industry groups - including startups, small business, government and entrepreneurs - on projects of all sizes and budgets.

      Saul and his team can help you grow your business and discover new possibilities with :

      • strategic brand design
      • web design & development
      • app design and development 
      • digital marketing 
      • creative engagement 

        Saul Edmonds believes that every project begins with a story. 

        Saul and his team offer a one to one, tailored service - where he works with you closely to develop innovative solutions that will take your business to the next level. 

        Find out how Saul can help you turn your ideas into reality.

        Book an obligation free consultation with Saul Edmonds for ideas and strategies to take your business or project to the next level. Click here to arrange your booking.

        Phone : +617 1300 727 749
        email : us@roundhouse.cc

        • Learn about our web design here.
        • Learn about our app development here.
        • See our brand and logo portfolio here.

        Connect with Saul Edmonds on Linkedin here or Google+ here.
        Connect with Roundhouse on Google+ here.

        5 Great Flyer Design Tips

        by Saul Edmonds

        Flyer Designs That Work for You

        Top 5 Flyer Design Tips

        Flyers are a reliable marketing asset.
        Use them to effectively promote your business, company or special event. A well designed full colour flyer is an essential element of any printed advertising campaign.

        Flyer Design for Maximum Impact

        Flyers must be designed with the recipient in mind. A simple layout is recommended. Aim to establish a strong visual design that will effectively connect with your customer and inspire them to act.

        Top 5 Flyer Design Tips

        1. Be Readable

        Ensure that the information presented within your flyer is easily readable and presented without visual 'clutter'. Even a flyer that seeks to be creative and unique must meet this be criteria. Remember, the purpose of the flyer is to communicate information clearly to your chosen audience.

        2. Font Guide

        As a general rule it is recommended to restrict the use of font styles in your flyer design. Less is more in this regard. Keeping to a maximum of two font families will ensure a more professional result. Instead, use bold, italic or regular versions of the same font. 

        3. Eye Catching Design

        Make your design more visually appealing by incorporating suitable images into your flyer design. Again - be careful to limit your choices. A single photo or illustration may well work best in creating a stronger visual impact.

        4. Be Bright

        Use colour to stand out from the rest and attract your customer's attention. If appropriate, company colours can be used prominently as an additional branding element.

        5. Call to Action

        A classic ‘call to action’ is the phrase 'order now'. Direct your customer what to do and encourage them to act immediately. As such, incentives and discounts are generally recommended. Get creative when it comes to slogans and phrases. Be bold - but keep it simple. Above all, a flyer design must be easy to read and understand. 

        A well designed flyer will create a lasting impression on your customers. 

        Roundhouse offers an affordable in-house flyer design service to all our printing clients. Let our team of graphic artists create a flyer design that works for you. Our custom designed, professional flyers are guaranteed to best promote your company, product or service.

        At Roundhouse, we are the flyer printing and design specialists. 
        We are able to assist with your flyer and printing project and offer great personal service, friendly advice and fast turn around times.

        Contact Us for an obligation free consultation.

        Click here to view the our print portfolio. 


        Contact Roundhouse Now! 
        Book an obligation free consultation to find out more and learn how to leverage mobile technology to grow your opportunities and business revenue.

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        Get to know Saul Edmonds & Roundhouse

        As Creative Director & Roundhouse Founder Saul Edmonds has over 20 years professional design and digital experience. 

        He is an expert on Brand, Website and App Development. He has worked with clients across all industry groups - including startups, small business, government and entrepreneurs - on projects of all sizes and budgets.

        Saul and his team can help you grow your business and discover new possibilities with :

        • strategic brand design
        • web design & development
        • app design and development 
        • digital marketing 
        • creative engagement 

          Saul Edmonds believes that every project begins with a story. 

          Saul and his team offer a one to one, tailored service - where he works with you closely to develop innovative solutions that will take your business to the next level. 

          Find out how Saul can help you turn your ideas into reality.

          Book an obligation free consultation with Saul Edmonds for ideas and strategies to take your business or project to the next level. Click here to arrange your booking.

          Phone : +617 1300 727 749
          email : us@roundhouse.cc

          • Learn about our web design here.
          • Learn about our app development here.
          • See our brand and logo portfolio here.

          Connect with Saul Edmonds on Linkedin here or Google+ here.
          Connect with Roundhouse on Google+ here.

          by Saul Edmonds