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AFL Grand Final Branding – Battle of the Bulldog & the Swans

We love our footy here at Truly Deeply. With just the penultimate game to-go our tipping comp has gone down to the wire with some serious mind-games between Em and Simon playing out. And as part of the excitement of Grand Final week, we are…

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Are we in a type renaissance for brands?

As brand designers we’re always hungry. Hungry for new inspiration, new palettes, new strategy and as a corner store of everything we do new typefaces. Fonts are so important when it comes to creating new brand identities or logos. Finding the right type to express the…

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Brand differentiation: Lye back and think of Iceland

Enjoy Our Nature’s explosive Icelandic condom packaging. As a brand agency with differentiation at our core, we’re always looking for unique ways to help brands standout from the pack. We salute brands who see the world differently, so we couldn’t go past this brand packaging…

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The sticking power of Apple’s brilliant brand packaging

When packaging means much more than packaging Going through the drawers in my study last week I came across not one, but three iPhone boxes. I realised that without consciously intending to I’d saved the boxes from each of my iPhones dating back years, but…

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A new mattress brand Sooma, created by Truly Deeply

Introducing Sooma, a mattress without springs!! But don’t let that fool you, the team at Sooma have been working behind the scenes to design a mattress that is incredibly comfortable and brings something different to the crowded mattress market. No boring grey edge mattress here, complicated…

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The Creative Doodling of Vincent Bal

The Power of Creative Image Making The other day I came across the amusing creative doodling of Vincent Bal, a filmmaker, doodler and procrastinator from Belgium. One of the most inspiring things about creative image makers is the way they see the world differently to…

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How do I apply for a design job…? Tips from a designer. Part 1.

Applying for a design job can be a big task when your starting out! We have put together some tips to help students, grads or anyone trying to get themselves out there in the design industry. When I was starting my design career I had a…

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Is minimalism an appropriate brand differentiator?

The trend of minimalist branding We’ve had some recent discussion with clients and in turn in the studio about the relevance of minimalism in brand identity or logo design. Some point to a trend of recent rebrands like Pentegram’s work for Mastrcard, wondering if there’s…

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Standing out from the clutter to find true brand differentiation

On average consumers receive on average 3,000 marketing messages everyday, you’re no longer just competing against your direct competitors you’re competing against all messages that bombard people’s lives in order to get noticed. By offering the same, product, features and benefits as your competitors you…

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Our Gelati Sky brand at work – delicious differentiation from the streets

Bumping into our Delicious Branding Even after twenty five years of creating brands of our clients, it’s still a buzz to bump into our branding hard at work differentiating and promoting our clients and their businesses. On a cold, grey and wet Melbourne Spring day,…

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Branding, invisible gorillas and the art of standing out

How much are consumers really noticing your brand? In 2004 Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons shared the Ig Nobel Prize in Psychology, awarded for ‘achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think’, for the experiment they completed at Harvard that inspired The…

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FU ’16 campaign brand secures media plan of the year

The branded campaign FU 2016 for season 4 of House of Cards has just taken out Adweek’s Grand Prize for media plan of the year in the USA. While the rest of the world struggles with the possibility of Donald Trump being the next president,…

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