About Me

Courtney Designs Ltd is a small business that was established in Warwickshire in 1993 by graphic designer Alan Thomas. The company moved down to Sussex in 2007 and is now situated in the Littlehampton Marina next to the River Arun.
Alan has over 30 years design experience and specialises in Illustration, Merchandise Design, T shirt Design & Separations,  Logo and Brand Design.

Courtney Designs has produced designs and finished artwork for some of the worlds top Equestrian and Motor Sporting Events including:

Badminton Horse Trials, Burghley Horse Trials, Royal International Show Jumping, Olympia Show Jumping,

Formula 1 Grand Prix Silverstone, Isle of Man TT,  Isle of Man Classic TT, 24 Hour La Mann, British Motorcycle Grand Prix Donington , Motogp Donington, World Superbike Championship, British Superbike
Championship, North West 200 and many many  more.

Producing designs and finished artwork for Team Clothing and Trackside Merchandise including:

Team Jackets, Fleece Jackets, Body warmers, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, Team Shirts, Team Polo’s, Custom T shirts, Ladies Clothing designs and Children’s Clothing.

Accessory design and finished artwork for: Baseball Caps. Beanie Hats, Coffee Mugs, Stickers, Embroidered Patches, Lanyards, Umbrellas, Enamel Pin Badges, Fridge Magnets, Flags, Key Fobs and many many more.

My Experience
1983 - 86
Graphic Arts
Graphic Designer, Illustration, Colour separations
1986 - 87
Control Laser Ltd
Graphic Designer Concept Artist
1987 - 93
Spencers Equestrian Ltd
Graphic Designer, Illustration, Colour Separations, Embroidery Design, Merchandise Design.

Alan Thomas
Courtney Designs Ltd
Est 1993


During the start of my career producing all artwork by hand taught me the discipline needed to achieve good standards. Understanding how products are made and printed. Setting up the individual artworks correctly 1st time is so important to build confidence with you and the suppliers.

Industry Expert Merchandise Artist.

Courtney Designs has a good understanding of a clients objectives and able to work closely with UK and international suppliers. It can also offer International and UK Production and Quality Control Service. Design and Finished artwork for all products.