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Mastercard drops their logotype

The Power of Brand Recognition. Global credit card brand Mastercard have announced they’ll be dropping the wordmark from their brand identity. For brands this is the holy grail of recognition and the equivalent of celebrities like Madonna or Kylie being referred-to by their first name…

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Highlights from the 36 Days of Type global design project

Inspiring Type Design – A Rich and Valuable Brand Identity Asset During 36 days of restless creativity, creatives were challenged to design a letter or number each day. The result is a graphic demonstration of how broadly and distinctly we can communicate the letters and…

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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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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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WWF Visual Identity Re-Design adds to the Messaging of the Brand

WWF Visual Identity Re-Design Adds to the Brand Messaging In a clever piece of brand identity design extension, designer; Yana Makarevich uses the existing shapes of the iconic WWF panda into three other endangered species animal silhouettes. Whilst none of the new three animals has…

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So why did Facebook update their brand mark and is it worth all the effort?

Mastery in the tricky task of Brand Identity Design Update “When do I update my brand identity?” is one of the toughest questions for market leaders in managing their brand’s visual assets. This is often followed by the second toughest question; “OK, so how much…

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Investing in brand positioning & identity produces 7 x greater returns than advertising alone.

Is branding the most undervalued investment in business? There’s an old marketing adage that ‘50% of all advertising works – the trick is understanding which 50%’. This wisdom predominantly addresses the dated advertising mindset of sales, but in today’s brand landscape where integrated marketing campaigns…

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Ryman Eco; The world’s most beautiful, sustainable, typeface design

Can Typography design save the world? There’s nothing new about the fact our environment is suffering from the impact of climate change. So could typography save the world? Well, single handily no it probably couldn’t, but it does open up a valuable dialog for designers.…

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Our Brand Identity design for fashion label Hemisphere Jeans – One from the Vault.

Creating Everyday Brand Identity Magic When fashion brand Hemisphere asked us to help them create the visual identity for their new ‘every-day’ label, we couldn’t have been more inspired. having been big fans of the brand for years, we won the account after first meeting…

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