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Red lipstick as a powerful symbol of unity and advocacy

Loving this inspirational story of Elizabeth Arden; an entrepreneur, a women’s advocate, and a champion for holistic beauty, whose beliefs seem more relevant today than ever before. Along with the symbolism of her brand’s signature colour; from the iconic red door of the first salon, to…

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The woman behind the mac icons

Starting at Apple in 1982, Susan Kare’s first job was to design a Mac System Font. Something bold in order to stand out and take over from the thin jaggedy placeholder font being used. At the end of that first day Kare had worked on…

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Magnum campaign achieves the sophistication the brand yearns for

Just as summer here finally ends Magnum has revealed a European wide campaign for the Summer that achieves a kind of sophistication the brand has always reached for but never quite got. Mainly due to the simplicity and style of the illustrations of Thomas Danthony, which…

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Truly Deeply’s striking rebrand for Shelde

Strategically realigning leading security and digital consulting firm for growth. Olivier Lambel, Shelde’s Head of People Experience says that the brand has been completely recreated, with purpose and identity. “As tech professionals, working in the creative space, this is uncharted territory for Shelde! Michael and…

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Reflecting on AGDA’s ‘Design Means Business’ event series.

What does BUSINESS + DESIGN mean to us? On the 22nd March, some of us here at Truly Deeply nestled our way into the Clemenger Auditorium at the NGV – pen and notebook in hand – eager to soak up what the speakers at AGDA’s…

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Augmented reality brings light to the dark future of print

It was a rather dark and gloomy Monday inside and outside of the studio. Our spirits were weathered from the weekend and we nursed a grievance against the sudden wintry weather. It was around noon that we received a little brightness in the form of…

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Brand Leadership – Volkswagen Promotes Brand Chief to CEO

Brand Thinking in the Big Chair at VW. Volkswagen Group recently confirmed it will be replacing CEO Matthias Müller with Herbert Diess, the car maker’s current head of brand at Volkswagen. Diess will also be in charge of vehicle IT, Group development and research. Diess’…

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Truly Deeply rebrands ACC TV as Altura Learning

New brand and name for learning partner for the health and social care industries. The brand proposition, name and identity reflects Altura Learning’s ongoing work to innovate and expand geographically and across the health, disability and social sectors with the support of enhanced technology. The…

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Finding the rhythm in life

Last weeks post was a bit heavy, so here’s something light and beautiful to inspire you. A little bit of Monday eye candy. A short film by Páraic Mc Gloughlin called Arena: A brief look at the earth from above using the patterns and rhythms we…

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Is Remarkable Customer Service the Greatest Act of Branding?

The Brand Value of Customer Service. Just ask Apple, the best retailer in the world in terms of $ sales per square meter (and is there any other metric worth measuring?), customer service is still where the rubber hits the road. New Apple retail customer…

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