MODELS AT 747
How do you bring a model maker/collector from anywhere in the world to an e-commerce site based in Palmy? Create a website with model good looks, and purchasing options to suit a broad audience with individual brand loyalty, that's how. Models at 747 brings model rail, kitsets, radio control, slotcars and toy shopping to the internet. Searchable catalogues, a secure purchasing system, VIP and community areas, and layby...
Caring for our native animals, who doesn't go all warm and squishy at the thought? A new Massey University Wildlife Centre brand was necessary as a public interface for a fundraising project that would see their team develop a bigger hospital, allowing the saving of more endangered animals. We loved the brief, and after a good chat with the client, we discovered a rebrand would also assist...
Having experienced Jamie Fitzgerald as a Three Keys speaker, we knew developing his company's website was going to be an exhilarating adventure. Inspiring Performance does what they say - through keynotes, facilitation, leadership development and coaching, they provide tools for others to perform at their best and the inspiration to achieve more. The extra exciting thing is the...
MANAWATU DISTRICT COUNCIL
Not all facelifts require scalpels. We have been working closely with Manawatu District Council's strategic team, to reveal a fresher faced look and feel to their collateral. A look that isn't just easy on the eye but one that is user friendly too. The original scope was to disseminate Manawatu District Council's Long Term Plan into an interesting and informative summary for the local...
Size doesn't matter
WESTPAC MANAWATU BUSINESS AWARDS 2012
We love design, so creating a new campaign was the perfect way for us to continue our association with Vision Manawatu and the Westpac Manawatu Business Awards. Westpac's National Business Awards theme ‘grow' reflects growth of all kinds. A business is not just about profit margins. It's the people, culture, strategy, process, service and reputation that make a business...
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PROGRAMME
Approached by the client with their established course, existing name and a request for speedy turnaround. We jumped into the challenge at haste, with our green thumbs on. The brand needed to reflect professionalism and the more formal side of education, while at the same time show the organic process of growth. A good deal of brain storming and jotting down of ideas took place and from the...
This month, we donned a bridal veil and took a stroll down the Aisle with the new owner of Palmerston North's Bridal Studio. This is a wonderful union between creativity and business and we're proud to announce it has produced a beautiful website. It definitely has Bridal Studio's best features and it also has its designers eyes. Have a look at the photo album here. After researching...
Our Senior Designer, Aaron Armstrong has been known to cut a few shapes in his time. And you'll still see him applying his love of shapes at work, but in a more geometric way. This project for Bennett Curries new offices were the perfect opportunity to showcase Aaron's balance of form and function. A new refit at Bennett Curries accountancy office resulted in floor to ceiling...
The cities heart
The longest projects can be the most rewarding. Every time we walk past the largest logo we have ever helped create, we have an overwhelming sense of design pride. Thank you Te Manawa, it's a symbol of our collaboration and we are chuffed to showcase our brand work, beside your outstanding exhibition design. During the development of the refresh, the strength of Te Manawa's...
A new concept
WESTPAC MANAWATU BUSINESS AWARDS 2011
Blacksheepdesign loves a challenge. And getting involved with Vision Manawatu and the business awards again in 2011 was an easy decision to make. Blacksheep sponsor, coordinate the campaign throughout the year and organise the awards night. Faced with converting nominations into entries, we took a direct approach with our messaging and made no secret about the level of work required when...