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oBikes – when technology and good intentions meet the real world

Dockless bike sharing is an innovative and profitable new market place for tech-savvy start-ups but what happens when technology and good intentions meet the real world? The generosity of bikes appearing across cities throughout the world to help us get from A to B, improve…

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Refreshingly beautiful beer packaging design from Norway

Krone Organic Pilsner – A deliciously refreshing drop of beer branding. Norwegian brewery; Norbrew have released a new Pilsner called ‘Krone’, which is Norwegian for ‘Crown.’ The product is brewed using just four organic raw ingredients. This simple brewing recipe is reflected in the packaging…

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Biophilia creeps into graphic design

Biophilia Biophilia is humankind’s inherent connection to nature. It’s why crackling fires and crashing waves captivate us; why strolling through a park soothes us; and why shadow and light can affect our mood. Biophilia suggests that we have a need to connect with nature and that…

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Westfield’s OneMarket platform shapes up against Amazon

Westfield acts to level the playing field in this increasingly Amazon dominated marketplace. The world of retail has been shaken by the emergence of Amazon as the world’s leading platform like no other development in my 25 years of branding. If retailers aren’t kept awake…

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Personality rich brand storytelling. Mirry Christmus from Air NZ.

Air New Zealand’s sweet Christmas ad. Just about every brand is trying to leverage Christmas and stay top of mind. The big retailers are all trying to outdo each other with their Christmas TVCs. It’s also the time of year when many of us are…

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Amazon’s Australian launch – A radio interview with Truly Deeply Founder; Dave Ansett

Who’s afraid of the big, bad, Amazon? Amazon soft launched in Australia this week to much anticipation. National radio network TripleM spoke to Truly Deeply Founder and creator of brands; Dave Ansett to get his view on what their arrival meant for Australian retailers. You…

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The McKinnon Prize brand launches to the world

Celebrating a truly visionary organisation (with a brand to match). We’re so incredibly proud of our client The Susan McKinnon Foundation with the launch of the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday. The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership is a…

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Online and offline become one but brands still slow to adapt

The end of the digital offline divide is in sight or it should be. FSFK’s Future of Retail 2018 outlines how companies can transform their stores into experience centres that extend their supply chain and digital commerce platforms, creating mutual value with a focus on…

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Our Public Sector Week branding and event activation design

A big, bold brand for an event for big ideas IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2017 is the only event that brings together the entire Victorian public sector in one location to drive fresh thinking and a create a better future for all Victorians. The…

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5 Reasons: Why your brand is not able to target Millennials?

Today’s guest post is a ripping article by George Mackenzie from Sydney-based digital agency Octos. Millennials are possibly the hardest of all market segments for brands to engage with. The group is diverse in age, interest and the way they self identify, making them something…

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Bank First or Customer First? Confusing rebrand messaging.

New look, new name with a contradictory sales pitch. Next month Victorian Teachers Mutual Bank will relaunch as Bank First. The new name and identity gives the bank a much simpler and stronger name to compete with other mutual banks. It also shifts the brand…

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Social Media connects us to community with the results of the same-sex marriage survey

  When used for the greater good Social Media can spread positivity, incite celebration and connect us with community in a very powerful way. This was the case last Wednesday when rainbow colours and images of elation filled most of our social media feeds after…

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Private School differentiates their brand with plenty of puff

A Unique Brand Soundtrack. I was out for a run recently (paying for it today) and as my path took me through a beautiful patch of suburban Melbourne I was greeted by the faint strain of bagpipes. The sound was at once foreign and charmingly…

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Department store Myer shows their branding game can still hit a winner

Anyone who’s ever worn heels for a day at the races, the idea of taking them off before you start the long trip home has enormous appeal. At this year’s carnival, Myer were giving away comfortable, practical, and not completely unstylish, branded slides – manna…

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