Gone are the days when annual reports were dull and boring. These days you get to see anything and everything – from the bold use of colour, artful infographics and classy photography through to interesting paper stocks, cutting-edge print techniques and let’s not forget video and stop-motion animation.
Annual reports may have been around for a long time, but that’s no reason to stick to the same format for your business. Check out these brilliant examples and you’ll see that in a world of endless print and digital possibilities, you’re only limited by your imagination.
5 Annual Report Designs to Inspire
- Tactile Print Materials
This annual report for Craft Victoria showcases the designer’s love of tactile print materials using textured paper stock and translucent section break dividers for maximum effect.
- Cool Photography
Produced for L-Bank, this stunning annual report design sees the designer visualise business data as a series of art installations. The brilliant end result combines stylish photography with minimal copy.
- Stylish Infographics
Inspired by a concept by the writer Philip K Dick, designer Nicholas Felton has produced fascinating personal annual reports since 2005. He cleverly presents a huge amount of data in an infographic format and sells them as pieces of art in their own right.
- Powered by the Sun
This annual report for Austria Solar is the first ever report to be powered by the sun. It was the perfect solution for the solar energy client with the pages remaining blank until you take the report outside, only to see the pages flood with type and colour.
- Healthy Budget
If money was no object, there’s no end to what could be achieved when it comes to annual report design – such as this example produced for Adris Group using thermochromic ink throughout. When heated by the warmth of your hands, the black cover reveals green floral details while internal illustrations (shadow animal silhouettes) reveal the hands that are creating them – genius!
If you want to get creative with your annual reports, we can tailor design solutions to meet any budget. Speak to your local Kwik Kopy today.