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  Consumers are increasingly favouring items that go beyond ownership and extend to meaningful experience. Keen to harness this trend and drive increased sales, retailers are coming up with innovative ways to create a new kind of shopping experience where online and offline fuse: they’re no longer discernible spaces or experiences, but in fact a […]

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  BrandCulture is looking for a passionate Senior Branded Environmental Designer with a range of outstanding projects within their portfolio. Specialising in strong graphics with a great understanding of brand identities, placemaking, signage and wayfinding within a variety of sectors – corporate interiors, education, hospitality, retail and public spaces. This role will extend across initial […]

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  In a few weeks’ time, a few of us from BrandCulture will be taking part in Off-Grid events in Sydney and Wellington, and we’re excited to see how the line-up of speakers is taking shape. Off-Grid is hosted by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD), which describes its keynote speakers as “provocateurs”. There […]

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  There’s something very appealing about travelling off-grid – disconnecting from daily life and experiencing something new. Which is why we’re looking forward to participating in Off Grid 17 next February. Off Grid 17 isn’t another conference; it’s an “unconference” created just for designers by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD). As an unconference, […]

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Atlassian

September 26, 2016

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I shot the sheriff but I didn’t shoot no deputy. Try getting that out of your head after a whole Show & Tell session dedicated to sheriffs… I mean serifs. Last week the topic was “Show us your serif”, where the BrandCulture team each selected a serif font we admired and discussed it over Pinot, Pure […]

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If a picture paints a thousand words, then a map illustrates far more. The London Underground map has progressed from a simple geographically accurate portrayal of lines in 1908 to a constantly reinterpreted piece of iconic modernist art. Even in its most basic form, the evolution of the Tube map is a fascinating glimpse through […]

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Show & Tell: (Post)ers

February 18, 2016

  Every fortnight on a Friday the BrandCulture team have a tradition of Show and Tell. When the clock strikes 5pm, we drop our Wacom tablet pens and gather around the table, nominating a team member to present a flight of fancy such as a recent holiday or challenging each other about design related topics. […]

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  Consider a typical day through the eyes of a blind person. If in an instant you were to lose your sense of sight, something as simple as the daily commute or even making your morning coffee becomes an arduous task. When a person becomes or is born visually-impaired, they must learn the skills and […]

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Appearing unannounced, the pop-up is a trend that captivates attendees by constructing a feeling of relevance, interactivity and urgency. Often a pop-up will appear in unconventional environments such as abandoned warehouses, city laneways and empty lots, all adding to the shroud of ‘cool’ that a pop-up exudes. This temporal trend takes advantage of modern society’s […]

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Google Transport icons

January 28, 2016

Recently “Google Maps” adopted the iconography from Transport for NSW (TfNSW) for the City of Sydney’s ferry, train and light rail services. Already in use in other global cities such as Paris (with the use of the official Metro icon) and London (London Underground and National Rail icons), Google’s design approach is consistent with the […]

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A New Purpose

January 14, 2016

All over the world strategic urban planners are imagining projects aimed at offsetting urban decay. As cities struggle to find available land for new development projects, there is a counter-movement that is rejuvenating existing urban infrastructure that are outdated and have been neglected – a legacy of the master plan age. This repurposing can reinvigorate cities and unite […]

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The Year That Was

December 17, 2015

Once again it’s difficult to believe that we’ve come to the inevitable end of another great year. This year has been a whirlwind experience and I’m glad to have spent it with the team at BrandCulture. As a 2014 graphic design graduate from Design Centre Enmore, I joined BrandCulture in January of this year after […]

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As part of the jury for the 2016 Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Global Design Awards, we’re very proud to announce that our Managing Director Stephen Minning has been selected to serve as Chairman. Stephen will be championing a jury from a plethora of design backgrounds, including digital experience design, architecture and graphic design, […]

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SES Marrickville

December 9, 2015

In 2005, as part of Council’s Major Projects program, it was identified that the current building and facilities housing the local State Emergency Services (SES) headquarters – built in the 1920s at 209 Livingstone Road, Marrickville – were no longer suitable. Council needed to find a new suitable location for the operation. BrandCulture were approached […]

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AGDA Pinnacle Awards

November 19, 2015

The AGDA Design Awards have been Australia’s hub for creative excellence, since 1992. The awards have grown vastly across the event’s 20 year history, much like the organisation itself. Bringing a bunch of talented, international and local creatives to judge and discuss, each of the work submitted find those deserving of a Finalist, Distinction or […]

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In tandem with their re-branding in 2012, Telstra embarked on a journey of Workplace Transformation, redefining their Workplace Strategy and Guiding Principles. Telstra’s Future Ways of Working is a program that creates environments to promote new and effective ways for Telstra employees, consultants and clients to collaborate whilst showcasing the benefits of the technology we […]

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FWOW – SITE STORIES

October 15, 2015

In January 2014 the Telstra brand bought to life their new brand strategy, ‘Creating a Brilliant Connected Future for Everyone’. To coincide with the launch, the redevelopment of the corporate space was formed at 400 George Street, Sydney. This lead to a great opportunity to infuse the brand within the physical space and represent a uniquely ‘Telstra’ experience. We were […]

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In 2012 Telstra underwent a major brand relaunch, moving to a world of colour – to better represent the diversity of people, customers, products and services. BrandCulture were engaged to implement the brand refresh into the headquarters at 400 George Street, Sydney. The special materials reflect brand personality within energetic dichroic films and brand infused anodised […]

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BrandCulture was very excited to be given the opportunity to design an installation for the West End of Chatswood Chase Shopping Centre. The installation would activate the area by creating a new experience for shoppers. Two giant light-boxes, displaying messages, beautiful visions and motion videos of seasonal graphics with ‘Life is’ 3D oversized letters, sitting […]

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Powering our future

November 13, 2013

A branded environment for energy company QGC reveals the length and breadth of one of Australia’s largest capital infrastructure projects. Owned by the global BG Group, QGC is a leading Australian natural gas explorer and producer. It is developing Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG). QGC is leading the way sourcing this new cleaner energy resource and reducing the […]

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A legacy of innovation

November 18, 2012

The MLC Campus is an icon in its own right; once the largest commercial building in Australia and start of the new Central Business District that is now North Sydney. This defining building was designed by Bates Smart Architects and opened in 1957 by Prime Minister Menzies to great fanfare.  MLC has always embodied a […]

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Every Voice

October 12, 2011

With the move to a new office in the Sydney CBD, the Australian Human Rights Commission wanted the opportunity to express what they stood for and if you are going to stand for anything what better cause could there be than Human Rights. BrandCulture were inspired by the opportunity to undertake this project in collaboration […]

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Our Vision Human rights: everyone, everywhere, everyday Our Mission: Leading the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia by: – Making human rights values part of everyday life and language; – Empowering all people to understand and exercise their human rights; – Working with individuals, community, business and government to inspire action; – Keeping government […]

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Welcome

October 6, 2011

The tone of the CBA brand is friendly and the retail experience is all about the customer and how they can be helped to make quick, confident, informed decisions and transactions. The new branch in Darling Walk near the Sydney Convention centre makes you immediately feel ‘welcome’ by the environmental graphics featuring backlit letters protruding […]

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InDesign conversation

August 11, 2011

BrandCulture’s Creative Director, Stephen Minning talks to InDesign about Corporate identity and branded environments and as said by Ola Bednarczuk (Editor) – “Digging in and finding that magic” is one of the ways Stephen Minning describes the work of his company. Read the full article here.   Here is update as to what has been happening with […]

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BrandCulture’s environmental branding project devised for The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry covers more than 38,000 square metres across two buildings in Canberra. The site required a complete brand experience that would represent the department appropriately to all staff, suppliers, visitors and clients. Working with Reid Campbell, BrandCulture created a branded environment to reflect the Department’s varied […]

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The living line

June 25, 2010

Mirvac WAs new office is an inspired, engaging and hospitable environment to do business. Mirvac-Fini only recently released its namesake connection with the heritage of Fini Group when this new office was built. Fini was a brand well known for a tradition of producing high-quality construction, making it a perfect fit with the Mirvac brand, BrandCulture […]

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Global and local

May 14, 2010

BrandCulture collaborated with Davenport Campbell (Interiors) to create a fresh branded environment for Barclays Global Investors, spanning two floors of the Grosvenor Place building in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. BrandCulture’s holistic design solution focuses on positioning Barclays Global Investors as one of the largest asset managers in the global financial markets, and exploring this concept through […]

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A brand connected

March 14, 2010

AAPT’s branded office environments are vibrant, innovative workplaces. BrandCulture worked with HBO+EMTB to create the branding, wayfinding and graphics that convey the AAPT brand. The overall impact and clarity underlines AAPT’s values of smart, energetic, irreverent and genuine. BrandCulture saw the opportunity to convey AAPT’s status as a beacon of technological innovation. The Sydney head office is […]

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