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Say Hi to Quinse, a new font designed by Truly Deeply’s Dave Ansett

Introducing a new display font called Quinse. Inspired by the style and character of French directional signage, Quinse is a confident and bold signature font perfectly suited to brand mark design, packaging design, headlines for publications, print and digital campaigns as well as retail point…

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A brand testimonial from President Trump (or someone who looks alot like him)

Why thank you Mr President Over the Christmas break I remembered us shooting this little testimonial from The Donald (or someone who looks a little like him) at an Entrepreneurs Organisation event a few years back. At the time Trump was a slightly maligned reality…

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Ikea bike strengthens the brand’s smart urban living image

Swedish home furniture giant Ikea’s commuter bike, ‘Sladda’ is another brand reputation proof point. Ikea has built their reputation on providing affordable stylish urban living. However, in the past couple of years, the brand has stepped up its product development to extend its dominance in…

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How Social Media will become a major influence on the way people buy in 2017

Social Media has already transformed consumer expectations of brands There’s no denying the way people discover and buy things online has dramatically changed and continues to do-so. Only ten years ago we were talking about how online and Google were changing the way people buy.…

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The 2017 Colour of the year is… Greenery.

Setting the colour trend for 2017 Annually global colour standard; Pantone release their trend prediction for the colour of the year, a color that reflects the current cultural climate. The colour of the year is a symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we…

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Festive Greetings to You

Wishing you all the best for a festive season filled with chilled vibes, good humour and plenty of great food. We’ll see you again in 2017. Save Save

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Digital to continue to take more share in 2017

Planning your budgets for 2017? Here’s what the experts are predicting in ad spend. Business Insider recently released a report that collated prediction findings from the big media houses for 2017. They found that Ad spend will increase in absolute terms, but year-on-year growth will…

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Sensory brand differentiation

Custom Apple accessory maker 12 South has created a ‘New Mac Smell’ candle for this Christmas. While it’s got plenty of headlines for obvious reasons. For me it raises the question: What do sensory branding do you do? We’re all aware of brands that have…

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Why Craft Brands are genuinely challenging the Goliaths

Is the age of the Goliath brand over? Author Ben Zifkin’s book The Rise of the Craft Brand, set’s out a compelling case for why smaller, craft-focused brands are set to become a force in the changing world of commerce. The world of brands and…

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The Trump Effect – When Consumers Say One Thing and Do Another

Today’s post is an article written by Brandhook, good friends of ours and the sharpest brand research and insights agency around. As we all know, recently Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America, defying nearly every prediction and pre-poll. In the lead…

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SCN’s new brand architecture favours national advertisers over local listeners

D-Day approaches as Southern Cross Austereo (SCN) rebrands regional radio as Triple M or Hit. Next week, most of SCNs regional stations will get a new name and identity to align with the company’s city stations. This is largely a corporate brand architecture approach to…

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Ford & Lego – A surprisingly successful brand partnership

Meet #BrickPony, the love child of Lego auto brand Ford. #BrickPony is a life-size replica ‘1964½’ Ford Mustang V8 coupe made from Lego and Duplo bricks. Made out of 194,900 pieces of Lego and Duplo, it took around 1,200 hours to assemble by a team…

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If big brand Google was a guy

Everything you ask Google sounds a lot more stupid when you actually ask Google. A common phrase around the office is ….. “just google it!” This great little Youtube 5 part series brings to light some of the silliest & funniest google searches. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3  …

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Why Micro Influencers are every brand’s best friend

Micro Influencers can build your brand for less than you think. When most brand owners, managers and marketers think of social media influencers, they picture top shelf celebrities with millions of followers charging $100,000 per mention. And whilst these mega-stars are leveraging their huge followings…

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