October 2021

Best Design Agencies in Melbourne

Hiring the right design agency can help a business succeed. The biggest benefits strong design provides businesses include increasing the value of your business, having more aesthetically pleasing business materials, maintaining a brand image that is consistent, recognizable, and reliable, attracting the right audience, and accessing strong project management.

The cost of a design firm depends on the type of design being performed. In general, businesses should expect to pay between $150 and $500 as a start for any design service.

We compiled and vetted a list of design agency in Melbourne to help you find a design companies. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the design companies that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top Design Companies in Melbourne

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Appello Software is an established technology company that delivers user-friendly solutions for consumers and businesses such as Hugg, Absco Sheds, and Foxo. They provide mobile app development, UX/UI design, and mobile marketing services to small and midmarket businesses. The full-service software company partners with brands in the consumer products and services, government, and arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    A commercial real estate company partnered with Appello Software to augment an existing application. After resolving frontend and backend bugs using various technologies, they designed new features for the platform's UI/UX. They delivered a superior platform with additional features that also functions flawlessly.  

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Other
    LiveBuyer HK

    LiveBuyer HK

    Bid on live stream for new products. 
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    Wilsons Wealth Management

    Wilsons Wealth Management

    New Ux/Ui for an Australian wealth management company, managing stock market performance and portfolio values. 
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    Foxo - Doctors Hospital Tool

    Foxo - Doctors Hospital Tool

    Native app developed for Australian hospitals. 
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    Absco Sheds in AR

    Absco Sheds in AR

    Absco Sheds Australia, the app featured in bunnings for it's AR. Built from scratch by Appello. 
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Based in Los Angeles, IndiaNIC Infotech Limited’s team of 400+ engineers and designers boasts an award-winning collection of projects for Adidas and McDonalds. Their large team allows them to tackle a range of projects from mobile app development to web development to augmented and virtual reality design.

    One example of IndiaNIC Infotech’s work is the Alain Football Club’s new website, which remained unchanged since 2010. Using current design and development practices, IndiaNIC Infotech incorporated news sliders that constantly update, a responsive menu, and interactive modules throughout the site.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Mobile App Development
    • 40% Web Development
    • 10% Web Design
    • 5% Other
    Swiftjobs - Ondemand Handyman...

    Swiftjobs - Ondemand Handyman...

    Swiftjobs is a Mobile first platform that simplifies everyday job and errands by providing available people who provide such service.A hyperlocal service that's geo focused discovery and search.To build SwiftJobs we used...
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    Shipping Marketplace - Package...

    Shipping Marketplace - Package...

    Package delivery is a mobile app designed to simplify and enhance the user expereince around package delivery, payment, tracking and recieving the final parcel. It challenges old and tideous parcel delivery systems with...
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    Upraise - UX Design

    Upraise - UX Design

    Upraise is a modern product to manage employee performance & streamline people management all in one place. It’s all of Core HR, integrated with project management to simplify tedious business processes.While...
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    Taxi Booking Platform -

    Taxi Booking Platform -

    Bookmytaxi was an offline taxi booking service available in the city of Ahmedabad. With growing demand for online taxi rentals, the clients had one vision for his business. They wanted to go digital and have an online...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    North Melbourne, Australia

    Wave Digital uses its unique people-led approach to design and develop iPhone, Android, and web apps that improve people's lives. They create quality custom apps, delivered efficiently with reliable technology and flawless design for clients of all sizes.

    They created a suite of traffic apps for VicRoads that intelligently integrates real-time information to a large number of concurrent users. The award-winning web, iPhone, and Android apps present travel and emergency information to help motorists plan, save, and predict their routes. VicTraffic is used by thousands of Victorians each year.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    VicRoads - VicTraffic iPhone,...

    VicRoads - VicTraffic iPhone,...

    Wave Digital created a suite of traffic apps for VicRoads (the VicTraffic App) that intelligently integrates real-time information to a large number of concurrent users. The multi-award winning apps present travel and...
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    The Happy Habit - The Happy Habit...

    The Happy Habit - The Happy Habit...

    Wave Digital worked with the founder and creator of The Happy Habit, Fleur Chambers, to design and develop a bespoke iPhone and Android app. This exquisitely designed app allows users to create a daily meditation habit...
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    ANMF (Vic Branch) - ANMF Diary...

    ANMF (Vic Branch) - ANMF Diary...

    Wave worked with the ANMF (Vic Branch) to develop an iPhone and Android app that updated existing paper-driven systems and processes to help their 76,000+ members streamline their daily duties. The app is a handy mobile...
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    Clemenger BBDO - Myer Naughty or...

    Clemenger BBDO - Myer Naughty or...

    Wave Digital worked with Clemenger BBDO Melbourne to develop the Naughty or Nice Bauble - the centrepiece of Myer’s Christmas campaign. Selling out in only 11 days, each Bauble was bluetooth enabled. When paired with...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    South Yarra, Australia

    Dreamwalk is a leading development company boasting more number 1 chart spots than any other company in Australia. Their portfolio includes projects like mobile app development and user experience design for clients like Coca-Cola and Toyota. 

     

    One of their recent pieces of work was designing and developing the Camping Around Australia app. The platform lets users look at over 3000 popular areas for camping and browse available campsites to find the perfect spot to explore the great outdoors. 

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Development
    Porsche Sell Direct

    Porsche Sell Direct

    The safest and easiest way to sell your pre-loved Porsche. Simply post your vehicale via the mobile app and have authorised Porsche dealerships bidding on your car within hours.
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    PuntShare

    PuntShare

    Sports betting just got social. Design and development of PuntShare app by DreamWalk
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    Impactr app design

    Impactr app design

    Design of social impact video app, Impactr. Due for release in October, 2020.
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    Allegro Live

    Allegro Live

    Find and book entertainers for your event from the comfort of you mobile.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Soap Effect Studios leverage the latest trends in technology do develop stellar digital products and marketing campaigns. Their service line includes web design and development as well as branding for small to mid-sized businesses.

     

    Recently the Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center hired their team to redesign their website. Soap Effect Studios created an interactive digital platform responsive across both desktop and mobile devices that showcased the brand and displayed their services.

     

    SERVICES
    • 80% Logo
    • 10% Print Design
    • 5% Graphic Design
    • 5% Other
    Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center

    Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center

    Logo and brochure design for Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center.
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    LED

    LED

    Logo design for Lights Equipment Design.
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    Melbourne Drone Hire

    Melbourne Drone Hire

    Logo design for Melbourne Drone Hire.
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    City Pro

    City Pro

  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    South Yarra, Australia

    Emote Digital operates as Australia’s only Gold Certified WooCommerce partner and a Facebook Preferred Partner. This digital agency provides social media marketing, pay-per-click, and web design services for clients of various sizes in the fields of business services and e-commerce.

     

    As an example of their work, Emote Digital helped rebuild a struggling WooCommerce site for NC Fitness. The site was formerly built by the fitness gear company themselves, but Emote Digital improved the site as a whole in terms of usability, stability, and speed.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    Suzuki Motorcycles Website Design

    Suzuki Motorcycles Website Design

    The motorcycle market is declining globally, which is why Suzuki Motorcycles approached us to transform their online presence. The challenge was to deliver the best motorcycle website in Australia. Overcoming how...
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    Puma Advertising Campaigns

    Puma Advertising Campaigns

    PUMA needed a digital agency to help transform their beautiful creative into digital advertising assets that could help cut through and push their ecommerce to the next level.   The Approach Our team of designers work...
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    Bakers Delight eCommerce...

    Bakers Delight eCommerce...

    Our long term relationship with this Aussie staple led us to creating their first online ordering system for their extensive catalogue of baked goods. When Bakers Delight first approached us in 2018 to build their...
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    Emote Digital Showreel

    Emote Digital Showreel

    See our Powerful Websites & Measurable Marketing in action.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Companies of all sizes and in all industries need brand development to excel. That’s why brands have turned to the Melbourne-based Hunter for branding design expertise that takes the possibility of failure out of the equation. When a brand needs to get real branding expertise from an agency they know will deliver, they enlist the help of Hunter.

    When one Hunter client found themselves needing a better brand development strategy, they came to Hunter to help them brand themselves more effectively. Hunter delivered results that allowed their client to increase their business and do it at an affordable rate.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 40% Packaging Design
    Vodka Soda &

    Vodka Soda &

    Vodka, Lime & Soda has long been the ‘guilt-free’ drink of choice for clean living body, health and image conscious tribes. Knowing its popularity, it was a wonder that no one had really taken the opportunity to...
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    LeasePlan Corporate Brochure

    LeasePlan Corporate Brochure

    Sometimes, all a brand needs to shine is some simple crafting - timeless techniques that add a special certain something and elevates things to a whole new level. Like our work for global car leasing & fleet...
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    Sensory Lab Pressed Juice

    Sensory Lab Pressed Juice

    Each juice is concocted with the freshest of fresh, healthy ingredients and each flavour is meant to give the drinker a different type of boost.  Drawing upon our beverage experience, we looked at ways of creative...
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    Hubbards 'Amazing' Muesli

    Hubbards 'Amazing' Muesli

    After a long stint as a tired number three with zero brand presence, Hubbards, the original L'enfant terrible of New Zealand cereal wanted to regain the number one spot. With a severe identity crisis and poor public...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Raak Creative has provided web design work for clients like Blaq Skincare. Based in Australia, Raak Creative brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Modulr Identity was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Raak Creative crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Raak Creative designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 45% E-Commerce Development
    • 35% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Development
    • 10% Other
    Blaq Skincare eCommerce

    Blaq Skincare eCommerce

    eCommerce design and development for BLAQ; an Australian skincare brand built on the basis of their core ingredient; activated charcoal. With an audience heavy in mobile traffic all device responsiveness was considered...
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    Modulr Identity

    Modulr Identity

    Modulr kitchens are faster, stronger and offer countless options for customisation – to help you create the perfect kitchen to suit your lifestyle, in next to no time at all. In the early stages of the brand...
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    Southern Phone Identity

    Southern Phone Identity

    With the ambition and vision for growth and sustainability for the coming years, Southern Phone required a new identity. Creating the new brand mark was inspired by the silhouette of the geographical shape of Australia...
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    Southern Phone

    Southern Phone

    After creating the brand identity for Southern Phone, we were engaged to develop a coherent set of User Interface designs for the Southern Phone website. Designing for all responsive sizes from desktop down to mobile, the...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Many enterprise clients count Digital Eagles as their dependable search engine optimization experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Australia-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Digital Eagles client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Digital Eagles has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Other
    Golf Clearance Testimonial

    Golf Clearance Testimonial

    Graham explains how Digital Eagles has helped grow revenue for Golf Clearance Outlet. 
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    Energy Matters - Digital Eagles...

    Energy Matters - Digital Eagles...

    Nat from Energy Matters explains why they have chosen Digital Eagles as their agency for everything performance marketing. 
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    Customer Testimonial - Saltwater...

    Customer Testimonial - Saltwater...

    Customer Testimonial - Leneeva...

    Customer Testimonial - Leneeva...

  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Enterprise Monkey has provided mobile app development solutions for huge names like Pivot Summit as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Australia based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When ComWriter needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Enterprise Monkey. Enterprise Monkey completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Development
    • 15% Mobile App Development
    • 15% Other Application Development
    • 50% Other
    Quiz Word

    Quiz Word

    Custom web app & mobile app for a multi-player crossword game, featuring teacher mode functionality enabling teachers to custom design crosswords for their students.
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    Ironwood

    Ironwood

    Website design & Development for a luxury residence development in Melbourne.
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    ComWriter

    ComWriter

    Website design & development for a start-up company based in Australia.
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    Know Your Horse

    Know Your Horse

    Know Your Horse mobile app is a secure communication portal for trainers, owners and breeders and provides racing horse trading, form guides and betting application users.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    They have already landed major names like Salubre as clients, and Courtney Kim Studio is still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Melbourne-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their branding strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Courtney Kim Studio helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their brand development work for Bahen & Co. Courtney Kim Studio helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their reach and meet key KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Branding
    • 5% Logo
    • 5% Packaging Design
    • 5% Other
    Graphic design for finance services

    Graphic design for finance services

    Project created for a finance solution services in Melbourne.
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    Retail Design

    Retail Design

    Identity, brand treatment and packaging design for a womenswear targeting early 20s.     
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    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality brand design included business cards, letterhead, restaurant menu, promotional collaterals.
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    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Brand design included menu design, packaging design and website.
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Northcote, Australia

    Floodlight Media counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Australia-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted video production work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Floodlight Media helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Video Production
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 20% Other
    Show reel

    Show reel

    2019 reel.
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    MGA Insurance TVC

    MGA Insurance TVC

    All completed in-house from creative concept to execution.
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    AGL Solar//Yalumba Estate

    AGL Solar//Yalumba Estate

    For Yalumba Wines
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    Tesla Virtual Power Plant

    Tesla Virtual Power Plant

    Three case studies filmed across Victoria and SA
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Many enterprise clients count JCH MEDIA as their dependable productivity experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Brisbane-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One JCH MEDIA client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and JCH MEDIA has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Productivity, Collaboration & UC Consulting and SI
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 45% Other
    Sharepoint Dashboard

    Sharepoint Dashboard

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

    SharePoint (0365) Intranet

  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Wyndham Vale, Australia

    Design partners have become essential for brands in every industry, and U.S.-based Cybersky Multimedia has become one of the most trusted sources for website and graphic design for brands that include Neo Power and many others.

    Whether expanding on an existing strategy or serving brands that are starting from zero, Cybersky Multimedia delivers real results. It’s what’s made them a go-to name in website and graphic design and continue to expand their client list to include companies like Genius Fencing.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 10% Logo
    • 20% Other
    Neo Power Solar Hot Water

    Neo Power Solar Hot Water

    Neopower solar water heaters can reduce your energy use and save you money. Neopower evacuated tube solar hot water is highly efficient and good quality. Flat panel solar hot water is best choice for builders, is able to...
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    Foresight Foods

    Foresight Foods

    Foresight Foods is professional Australian meat exporter situates in Victoria state of Australia. We strive to fulfil maintaining the highest standards of food safety and quality throughout its global operations since...
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    Genius Fencing & Metal Works

    Genius Fencing & Metal Works

    Genius Fencing & Metal Works - A premium and quality fence and gate product manufacturer and installer.
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    Melbourne Commercial Fitting

    Melbourne Commercial Fitting

    Professional Shop Fitter, Home Renovator. Best Workmanship and Quality, Stick to Time lines and Budget.
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    South Melbourne, Australia

    Many enterprise clients count Watts Design as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Melbourne-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Watts Design client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Watts Design has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Packaging Design
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Other
    Cobs Popcorn

    Cobs Popcorn

    Cobs Popcorn needed to put their tasty popcorn on the map. So we created a comprehensive branding and packaging system, compelling communication strategy and campaignable idea that’s been successfully used across all...
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    Atypic Chocolate

    Atypic Chocolate

    Each chocolate is a translation of the rich distinct soil from which it grew. This was the creative packaging design catalyst in developing a series of illustrations representing an overhead view of the landscape of the...
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    Hawker Boys

    Hawker Boys

    Vibrant and distinctive were our key words when we were brainstorming a brand identity for Hawker Boys. We needed to accurately represent Hawker Boys’ Asian-inspired street market food that embodies ‘neat chaos’ –...
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    Ballantyne Butter

    Ballantyne Butter

    Ballantyne recently introduced its delicious premium rolled butters to the market. Our brief was to capture their artisan approach and make each variant identifiable through a range of distinctive colours in...
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