We are a design led creative practice based in Melbourne Australia. We work where brand strategy and design thinking meet to help businesses distill, define and articulate what they do and why they do it.

We use design to connect businesses to their audiences in meaningful ways that garner tangible returns, regardless of the medium. We choose to work with ambitious businesses because, as they say, you are the company you keep.


Services

Brand Identity & Strategy

  • Brand Identities
  • Brand Purpose and Positioning
  • Brand Workshops and Insight
  • Brand Strategy and Research
  • Brand Guidelines
  • Brand Guardianship
  • Brand Stakeholder Management
  • Brand Staff Engagement
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Creative Direction
  • Naming
  • Art Direction
  • Logo design and Evolution

Commercial Integrations

  • Campaign Identity and Stategy
  • Event Branding
  • Site Activations
  • Print Collateral
  • Digital Collateral

Online & Digital

  • User Interfaces (UI and UX)
  • Responsive Website Design
  • Online Editorial
  • Information Architecture

Print & Packaging

  • Books
  • Newspapers
  • Packaging
  • Stationery
  • Corporate Collateral
  • Posters
  • FMCG
  • Point Of Sale
  • Marketing Collateral
  • Publications

Experience Design and Placemaking

  • Signage & Wayfinding
  • Service Design for Hospitality

Production Management

  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Video
  • Copywriting
  • Custom Typography
  • Printed Outcomes
  • E-commerce, Publication or Folio Websites

Our Process

Briefing

We combine face to face dialogue with a tailored briefing survey to gain true clarity of our client's objectives.

Return Brief

We then work to know their world, leaving no stone unturned in understanding their commercial playing field, their audience and their processes to develop a unique platform to build the design work on.

p1. Development

Once the conceptual platform is agreed, the design process begins; investigating the initial development of the concept across key deliverables, exploring opportunities in format, production and materiality.

p2. Application

Post review of the design development, we continue to collaborate with our clients to refine and apply the communications strategy and visual direction through all touch points required.

p3. Execution

Once the applied direction has been tried and tested, we then execute the resolved outcomes in preparation for production.

Production Management

We then manage the implementation of production, whether that be web development, specialist print process or signage fabrication, to ensure an extreme level of care is present from design conception to completion.


Selected Clients

Hospitality

Arts, Cultural & Media

  • Broadsheet Media
  • Fashion Journal
  • Collingwood Arts Precinct
  • Besen Foundation
  • Visit Ballarat
  • Arts Hub
  • Kill Your Darlings
  • Ned Meldrum
  • Hell Studios
  • Daniel Herrmann-Zoll
  • St. Martins Youth Arts Centre
  • The Pepper Passport
  • Who Loves That

Fashion, Retail & FMCG

Corporate, Community & Social


Selected Bibliography


Selected Engagements

AGDA Design Means Business
Keynote Speaker
2018
Melbourne, Australia
Semi-Permanent
Keynote Speaker
2015
Sydney, Australia
Monash University
Folio Workshop
2015
Melbourne, Australia
Analogue Digital
Keynote Speaker
2014
London, England
Terrible Twos
Exhibition
2014
Melbourne, Australia
The 100/100 Beer Project
Exhibition
2013
Sydney, Australia
Tractor Design Institute
Group Lecture
2014
Melbourne, Australia