Hello & kia ora.

Cypher is a design studio based in the Bay of Plenty, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

We strive to build long term relationships with our clients, and assist them to evolve and grow their business endeavours. Our aim is to help these SME’s & start ups, and their owners, find meaning in their brand, whilst communicating it with their audience in a human and authentic way.

Design craft aligned with strategic purpose can create great results for business.

Our capabilities encompass brand + identity design, standards + guidelines, strategy, print communications, books + publications, financial + investment documents, packaging, branded environments, way finding + signage systems, website design, photography + art direction, and brand asset toolboxes.

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Brinnson Research
What we’re doing / Sneak peek – concept packaging.

R.R.R. are our 2021 Community Sponsorship Programme recipients.

Simply put – no strategy fees, no creative fees, no design fees and no studio fees for 2021. Because we care… and can!

Each one of us can make a difference. Together, we can make change.

Barbara Milkulski

R.R.R. Rescue. Revive. Rehome.
What we’re doing / Brand Story, Design Direction, Digital Production, WordPress Development, Assets Toolbox.

Mangatawa Marae
What we did / Identity Design – Design Direction, Identity Design, Assets Toolbox, WordPress Development.

3175 Brewery
What we’re doing / eCommerce Development – Design Direction, Digital Production.

BRIN Nutraceuticals
What we’re doing / Identity + Brand Design – Design Direction, Packaging, POS, eCcommerce – In Development.

Danish Furniture
What we did / Identity Refresh + Spring 2020 Catalogue – Design Direction, Identity Design, Assets Toolbox, Art Production.

Cavius
What we did2020 New Zealand & Australian Catalogues – Design Direction, Art Production.

Tussock Brands
What we did / Identity + Brand Design – Design Direction – In Development.

Silo Systems Australia
What we didWebsite Development – Design Direction, Digital Production, WordPress Development.

Flegg Brothers
What we didIdentity Design – Design Direction, Art Production, Business Stationery – Work in Progress.

Meretaka Trust
What we did / Wordmark, Identity Design.

Houe Danish Furniture
What we did2019/20 Collection Catalogue, Design Direction, Art Production.

Conveyor Industries
What we didWebsite Development – Design Direction, Digital Production, WordPress Development.

Ngā Pōtiki a Tamapahore Trust
What we did2019 Environmental Plan, Design Direction, Art Production.

KRW Finance
What we did /  WordPress Development, Business Communications.

Med Green Pharmaceutical
What we did / Brand + Identity, Investor Document, Due Diligence Report, Art Direction, Business Communications.

Ngā Pōtiki a Tamapahore Trust

What we did / Brand + Identity, Art Direction + Photography, Business Communications, WordPress Development, Assets Toolbox.

Realm Consulting
What we did / Brand + Identity, Art Direction + Photography, Business Communications.

Awa Music & Paritua Vineyards
What we did / Design Direction + Packaging.

Ngā Pōtiki a Tamapahore TrustEducation
What we did / Publication Design, Art Direction + Photography.

Cavius Nano 2019
What we did / Brand + Identity, Art Direction + Photography, Packaging, Catalogues, Point of Sale, Business Communications, Environment & Trade Show Design.

PayPros
What we did / Brand + Identity, Art Direction, Business Communications, Assets Toolbox, UI + UX Design.

Houe Danish Furniture 2019
What we did / Brand + Identity, Art Direction + Photography, Catalogues, Environment & Trade Show Design, Business Communications.

Dr Des Kahotea
What we did / Publication Design, Art Direction + Photography.

Pirihima Whanau Trust
What we did / Brand + Identity, WordPress Development, Art Direction + Photography, Business Communications.

Whitfield Consulting – NZ Manuka
What we did / Brand Story, Investment Documents.

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Portfolio 1 – Nesian Mystik
What we did – Design Direction, Photography & Art Direction, Music Packaging. Clothing, B2B + B2C Communication + Literature.

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Portfolio 2 – Moana Roller Derby
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Environmental Display – HOUE Danish Furniture
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Portfolio 3 – Sammy Mac’s
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Portfolio 4 – CAVIUS Nano
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Portfolio 5 – Plus Group of Companies
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Portfolio 6 – The Grange
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Whether you’ve got a potential project in the works that good design will make better, or you’re on the lookout for a new creative agency to service your business, we’d love to help!

Let’s talk.

Our Services

  • Strategy Design

    Brand Strategy
    Brand Architecture
    Design Strategy
    Naming
    Visualisation

  • Identity Design

    Brand Identity
    Design Direction
    Art Direction + Photography
    Brand Guidelines
    Brand Asset Toolboxes

  • Activation Design

    Print Design
    Web Design
    Publication Design
    Packaging + Display Design
    Environmental + Signage Design

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