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At Bradbury, we love books! With more than twenty-five years’ experience producing books, we make the process smooth and easy. We offer the complete package: writing, editing, design, and project management. We form a team with our clients to achieve their specific design and communication goals. Despite a long history of success and numerous expansion opportunities, Bradbury Brand + Design Experts has chosen to remain a small, highly personal firm. This has allowed us to focus exclusively on developing strong, long-term client relationships based on uncompromising design, communications, and client service. The involvement of president Catharine Bradbury on every project ensures continuity and effective, cost-efficient results. We don’t
have account executives, middlemen, or junior designers.
We believe that ensuring you are always talking directly to the people who do the work is a simple, common-sense approach that inevitably gets the best results. Bradbury Brand + Design Experts has won more than 300 international and national design awards, juried by some of the world’s top designers. While the awards we have won are gratifying and testify to the quality of our work, nothing can top the satisfaction and success of our clients. The most prestigious award we can receive is a simple “thank you” when our work has helped a client attain a communications objective. We’ve received a lot of those “awards” over the years — we just can’t put them on a shelf. We'd love to work with you! Give us a call at 1.800.254.7989.
Meet the team.
CGD, PRESIDENT &
Catharine, who has studied graphic design and fine art in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and at the prestigious Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in British Columbia, has built an outstanding reputation for exceptional professional standards and an unerring design sense. With extensive book-design experience, Catharine and her firm work with a wide variety of clients.
She has designed more than forty stamps for Canada Post, including the Saskatchewan Centennial Stamp, a commemorative stamp for the Law Society of Saskatchewan, and the Legendary Canadians and Canadian Tourist Attractions commemorative stamp series, all of which are housed in the National Archives of Canada. She has won more than 300 international, national, and regional awards, and her work has appeared in numerous international design publications and been profiled in prestigious magazines and books, such as Communication Arts, Applied Arts, How, and Graphis.
Catharine has served on design competition juries, including the one for the Applied Arts Illustration and Photography Annual, and has twice judged the “Best Album Cover of the Year” for Canada’s Juno Awards. She recently completed two three-year terms on the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Committee, selecting stamp subjects and designs for the commemorative stamp program.
Bree Thompson is the epitome of a self-starter. She has a passion for design, digital marketing, and social communications, and brings a portfolio full of talent, technical skill, and personality to the team. Bree is a detail-oriented multitasker, enjoys working in a fast-paced, creative atmosphere, loves working with people and learning about different industries, and is always excited to bring the client’s vision to life.
WRITER, EDITOR, RESEARCHER
Edward Willett is the award-winning author of more than forty non-fiction books (and more than twenty novels). Several of his nonfiction titles have focused on the history of Saskatchewan organizations, including A Safe and Prosperous Future: One Hundred Years of Engineering and Geoscience in Saskatchewan; Fertile Ground: The Saskatchewan Mining Association, The First 50 Years; Government House: Regina, Saskatchewan: An Illustrated History; Land Surveying in Saskatchewan: Laying the Groundwork for Property Rights and Development; and Historic Walks of Regina and Moose Jaw. Willett has won several awards for his writing, including a Saskatchewan Book Award and a national Aurora Award for his fiction and, for Historic Walks of Regina and Moose Jaw, a City of Regina Municipal Heritage Award. Willett began his career as a reporter/photographer and eventually as news editor of the Weyburn Review, before moving to Regina as communications officer and exhibit-copy writer for the Saskatchewan Science Centre. He has been a full-time freelance writer since 1993.