graphic design
Based in Tauranga, the sunny Bay of Plenty, New Zealand,
Design by Pen is a one gal band (Penny Barrow) who brings a range of experience and qualifications in graphic design, photography and fine arts. With the wonderful use of technology Penny has built relationships with businesses not only in Tauranga but as far afield as Seattle, U.S.A.

Design by Pen provides a service for all your print and web based graphics.

I'm here for:

* the small business
* the person just starting up
* that new idea that needs to be marketed
* the old idea that needs a facelift

Providing high quality design ... everything from your company logo to stationary, brochures, labels, web design needs and much more .....

other services I offer include:

* Preparing documents and presentations using Microsoft programs
* Preparing pdf packages for print or web
* Preparing photographs & illustrations for documents, power point presentations etc

From the beginning to the end… are very involved with the development process.

If you are just starting out or need a fresh look please contact me ... I love working with small business ... your dreams/ideas are important ... I enjoy the challenge of developing a brand and bring it to the market.

Here at Design by Pen, I start by talking to you, and listening to your ideas and concepts. Then together we put your ideas and my creative skills to work to create the perfect solution for all your graphic design needs.

Tauranga Youth Search & Rescue (YSAR):

I continue to be involved with Tauranga Youth Search & Rescue (
YSAR )in many aspects of the organisation, managing the website and helping in class, on camps and behind the scenes.

Congratulations YSAR Tauranga .. I really enjoyed the process we went through to create this logo!

| Logos|Business Cards| Advertising| Signage| Illustrations| Photography| Web|

Why Graphic Design is Important for your business .....

In a market where your business needs to stand out from your competitor’s, the only way is with strong branding and imagery. Good Graphic Design is a must for any business these days. Your graphic designer generates design that helps to create brand awarenessf or your product or service. This includes typography, layout, colour and the look/feel.

They will make sure that your brand reflects what your business is about, it will show how serious you are about your product/service.

The job of a designer is to make things look easy, to focus not just on looks but also the functionality of the work they have produced for you.

Good design:

  • Works well
  • Is to the point
  • A seamless brand
  • Has the relevant information
  • Capture your clients imagination
  • Is intuitive, and ties in all your marketing needs.
  • Good graphics gives your business credibility and professionalism
Tauranga Search & Rescue (TSAR):

In 2013 TSAR launched its website to attract new members and showcase what they are about.

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Boutique Graphic Design & Art Studio

Cell: 027 386 5557
Phone: 07 5442350