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Truly Deeply creates brand identity for shared value consultancy, Hugh Foley

Consulting brand creates value for company, customers, and the community. Building on Hugh’s personal reputation in shared value strategy, we created a strong and distinctive consulting brand to engage corporate, philanthropic and public sector leaders. “Getting some good thinking into the brand identity process right…

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Is office fit-out the most powerful corporate branding statement?

Recently I spent the day at PWC’s Melbourne Office for a business planning retreat. It was the first time I’m been to visit their new digs and was immediately struck by the first impression provided by their foyer and reception. For a consulting firm with…

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Truly Deeply Creative – Austbrokers Annual Report

Overview Austbrokers Holdings Ltd is a diversified and vertically integrated company operating across the full spectrum of risk management and insurance. We were engaged by Austbrokers to re-frame their brand to align with the vision of the business and communicate that vision to business partners,…

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In the Press – Brand agency Truly Deeply leads the way on the Cloud

Our very own Derek Carroll (Truly Deeply Creative Director and tech-guru) was interviewed for a feature on businesses adopting the benefits of cloud technology in a recent feature in The Age newspaper. At Truly Deeply we’ve had our head in the cloud from the early…

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Kill Off The Department Store Label – Our March article for The Melbourne Review

The challenging future of department stores in Australia. April 2013 Peter Singline & David Ansett There is much written about the challenging future of department stores in Australia. Both David Jones and Myer are household names with a rich heritage in retailing, but for many…

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Lounge furniture designed to connect brand & consumers on a whole new level

Typographic Furniture for Type Nuts & Bold Brand Statements We love this range of typo-lounge-furniture from French design company TABISSO. The range which is aptly named ‘Typographia’ offers lounge chairs that incorporate all the letters of the alphabet and numbers 0 to 9. The range…

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Bicycled – A Cycling Brand with a Higher Purpose

A Bold reason for Being There’s a reoccurring theme been playing out in recent posts, which is the recognition of brands who have clarity around their higher purpose – a reason for being that goes beyond the commercial transaction they have with client and customer.…

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Not-For-Profit Brand Management – The Livestrong Foundation Loses Lance

Livestrong’s Bold Re-branding Strategy In the competitive world of not-for-profit, the rules of brand apply just as they do in the corporate universe. As cycling’s black sheep Lance Armstrong continues to discover his personal brand, tarnished by drug cheating, continues to be cut-loose from the…

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Walmart's 'Store For Good' is a reminder that brands need a Greater Purpose

Big Brand and Big Heart? US Mega-retailer Walmart, seen by many small town business owners as an enemy to community and local business in general is working overtime to turn the tide of public sentiment. Store for Good is a program Walmart is developing in…

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The New Business Acquisition Power of Social Media for Business to Business Firms

Proving the Digital Experts Wrong Much has been written over the last few years about the role of digital marketing and social media for business, yet the subject remains one viewed by most executives with skepticism bordering on derision. Like any other new channel to…

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Hidden images in branding, advertising and everyday things.

Recently on a trip to Portsea I came across some site-specific livery design. In fact, it was so specific it almost blended into its background, as though it was not there. However unintentional this effect was, it made me think of more deliberate and successful…

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The power of packaging design

As a brand designer I’m often on the look out for more efficient, creative and resourceful ways to package my daily necessities (coffee, beer, food, ie all the good things in life). This is a personal and professional fascination of mine, and I think it’s…

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