How do you plan to depict your products? The answer to this question carries significant weight in determining your overall catalog design.
Regardless of whether you want to show featured images of your products or restrict their depiction to thumbnail sizes, you’ll want to capture your photos at a large size that enables you to produce multiple smaller variations. Small photographs pixel ate when you enlarge them. Large images become slightly softer in appearance when you reduce their dimensions.
Aside from catalogs produced in specialized shapes through the use of customized hardware and a process called die cutting, most catalogs assume some form of rectangular shape, typically with the bound edge of the project at the left side of the outside front cover.
Press printed or digitally distributed, catalogs can take on any dimensions their creators prefer, but a few considerations point the way in favor of specific sizes.
Because digital catalogs “live” onscreen, they make ideal candidates
Ascender: The portion of a typeset character that extends above the x height, which is defined as the area occupied by lower-case characters that contain neither ascenders nor descenders. In most cases, the lower-case letters “b,” “d,” “f,” “h,” “k,” and “t” include ascenders. See also Descender
Bleed: To print an image or area of color that extends
CC0 is one of the most permissive license applicable to art, books, plays, movies, music, articles, photographs, blogs, and websites. This will be reviewed here, in the light of images for commercial catalogs.
If you sell products, you must know the struggle of creating big yearly static catalogues forever, wasting valuable time and money, only to have to do it all again next year. If that always gives you a headache, we’ve got the cure in form of handy, easy-to-use software!
Additionally to email catalogs and pro-printing catalogs, prodalist now generates mobile app, for Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile
a game changer for marketing
Download our Android™ demo app in the samples page
Download prodalist Professional demo to make your catalog + your own app
Your Company App to present company + products at best
- Graphical user interface: YOU decide!
- orientation (Portrait, Landscape, free orientation)
customize your app at will – only with clicks – no programming
- Icon: select you desired image for the app icon and prodalist will generate automatically all required files in all formats & sizes
- Splash screen: an opportunity to introduce your company or your app. Select you desired image for the splash screen and prodalist will generate automatically all required files in all formats & sizes
The app has currently 4 sections accessible with 4 top buttons. Except the “Start Page”, all sections are optional
A new important version of prodalist was just released.
The changes are as following:
prodalist provides extensive methods to manually or automatically select files.