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The Power of a Symbol in Brand Identity Design

Should your brand identity design include a symbol? Working on a project currently we have a client keen to steer the creative process of their brand identity design in the direction of a logotype, that is a brand mark made-up of the word only without…

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No Logo – What would a world without branding look like?

Imagine a world without brand design. Watching the opening round of AFLW over the weekend I spotted a sponsor sign that took me back to my childhood. The match was being played on a suburban ground in Adelaide and the huge metal sign was promoting…

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Uber shows it’s elastic brand strategy with UberMOTO

The Uber brand pivots like a tech start-up. In 2016 Uber launched uberMOTO in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, allowing riders to catch a ride on motorcycles. Uber have always been clear that they are not a ride share business, not even…

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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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Our fresh place brand connects iconic St Kilda to a new generation

St Kilda is one of Melbourne’s best known suburbs, attracting tourists and locals alike for shopping, sunning on the beach, drinking, dining, entertainment and people watching. St Kilda genuinely has a little bit of everything for everyone. Background Whilst for decades St Kilda the place…

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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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New food retail brand strategy and identity redefines soup

Truly Deeply has been working with new fresh casual dining concept; Zuppa to develop an engaging brand and identity to launch them to market. Zuppa Soup Kitchen is bringing soup back to the table, but it’s better than you’ve ever imagined. Lovingly prepared in their…

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Research shows how the shape of your brand mark influences customer perceptions

The hidden science of logo design For more than 25 years here at Truly Deeply we’ve been evolving and refining our understanding of the visual cues of brand identity, that is the subconscious associations brands communicate to their audience through the design of their logos.…

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Australian political party Logos – A sad but true reflection?

Is the dire state of Australian political party brand identity a reflection of the state of Australian politics? We’re the first to admit we have an unreasonably high expectation of brand identity standards. We set the bar pretty high and expect everyone else should follow…

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McDonalds Vs Burger King – A battle of brand association

All brands have meaning in the minds of their market Whether carefully and strategically considered or by default, all brands hold associated meanings in the minds of the market place. Well considered brands establish a competitive brand proposition (their brand strategy) with layers of meaning…

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The new perils of refreshing your brand.

New times equal new challenges for re-branding Over the last twenty years we’ve been working with business to re-position and refresh their brands the most significant change we’ve witnessed is the internet. Not such a ground breaking thought I know; the net has forever changed…

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Business card design for doctors measures your heartbeat

Business card design is still an opportunity to make your brand identity stand-out. The challenge with business card design is creating a tool that stands out from the crowd whilst leaving the receiver with a memorable impression. The advent of email and email signatures have…

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