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In the Press – Our fresh branding and packaging design for TOM Organic featured on BP&O

BP&O is a Branding, Packaging and Opinion blog led by British designer Richard Baird. What can we say – when it comes to brand and packaging design – these guys have exquisite taste. You can check the review of our brand and packaging design on…

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Zombies, Run! – Aps Showing Brands how to Innovate

Pealing yourself of the couch and heading out for a run is not always the easiest thing to do after a hard days work, but the threat of a Zombie invasion is sure to help you on the way to those elusive abs. This innovative…

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African Men. Hollywood Stereotypes.

Reversing stereotypes through personal brand story telling is how four Kenyan men, Gabriel, Benard, Brian and Derrik turned a simple idea into a viral campaign for charity. After watching Alex Presents Commando they wanted to tell their own story about African stereotypes in Hollywood movies.…

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Lucie and Simon's Silent World

Photographers Lucie & Simon have produced these beautiful images of how some of the worlds busiest places would look without people and cars. It creates a surreal world that is both calming and unsettling, but most interestingly this photography series shifts the focus. The landscapes…

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Air New Zealand – The Kiwi Sceptics

The Kiwi Sceptics is part tourism campaign, part airline campaign and part dig at stubborn Aussies. The premise is to take Australians with unfavorable opinions of New Zealand and trick them into traveling across the ditch to change their minds. It is a lovely case…

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Emotion Charged Brands Win

In Australia, retailers continue to struggle. A two speed economy and continuing frugality amongst consumers looks like being around for some time into the future. Data released by the Reserve Bank at the beginning of this week indicates that credit and debit card transactions shows…

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Strandbeest By Theo Jansen

Theo Jansen builds giant, kinetic, wind powered moving animal’s that fall somewhere between the disciplines of Art and Engineering. The project is 22 years along the animals evolutionary path, each variation is a step closer towards Theo’s final goal, where his animals can survive by…

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Brand Management: Billabong controlling its destiny

Surfing brand Billabong International is moving down stream into retail to better control how its products are sold. An increasing trend amongst the large retail chains is to increase the proportion of merchandise they sell under their own brands. Brands like Billabong can either cop…

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Truly Deeply wins 2011 MADC Awards

Two Bronze Awards and Two Highly Commended Awards. On Friday October 14th the winners for the 2011 Melbourne Advertising and Design Club (MADC) Awards were announced. The annual MADC Awards celebrate excellence across a range of advertising and design categories, encompassing print, radio, television and…

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Integration is the new Black for Online Fashion Retail Brands

Online provides yet another shift in the Competitive Paradigm for Fashion Retailers Online fashion retail offers are nothing new, traditional bricks and mortar fashion retailers have been contending with this online competition for years now, and on the whole are continuing to refine their own…

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Retail – Survival of the Fittest

Holistic Retail Brand Experience. October is a very busy month for me when it comes to birthdays and certainly not least my wife’s! Having not ventured down Chapel Street for quite some time, recently we both decided that Chapel Street this year would solve the usual question…

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Ferrari's of the Future – Bold Design Ideas

Students lead the way in Ferrar’s future! Ferrari World Design Contest is a competition that was launched by the team from Maranello in collaboration with Autodesk (the project’s technical partner and official sponsor) for schools and universities from the design and automotive sectors not only…

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