Portfolio

Portfolio of Oliver Black

A colourful palette to present our ever evolving workload & projects

Gold Coast Airport
Gold Coast Airport
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
The Gold Coast Airport was in need of a refresh. We created a design which was modern, contemporary and had a universal feel to it. It needed to be translatable to travellers coming in and out of the Gold Coast. We crafted a brand which was strong and adaptable, this then ran through to advertising and marketing collaterol. It was important to consider online digital marketing, and make sure adverts were visible on relatable sites which their target audience would be viewing.
Beauty Now & Beyond
Beauty Now & Beyond
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Beauty Now and Beyond is a beauty clinic run by Dr Yarad.  Dr Yared has been in practice for over 35 years caring for women of all ages. He is in an ideal position to observe the changes in a woman’s appearance over time and sees an opportunity to help minimise the negative effects of age, lifestyle and sun damage. We were approached to create a brand which reflected Dr Yared's passion and experience for women in the medical sector. From here the brand would evolve to a fully responsive website, alongside supporting brand and promotional material. Together all elements create a coherent, confident and trustworthy brand. 
HOTA
HOTA
Design
Digital
HOTA "Home of the Arts" Surrounded by parklands and a lake with Surfers Paradise as the backdrop, Home of the Arts is your place for live performances, lake-side strolls, star-gazing, cinema-watching, art and new-ideas. There’s a unique outdoor stage for live events and a refreshed cafe for relaxing and connecting. Plus, all your favourites, like our cinemas, theatres and Gallery. Whether you’re looking for quality entertainment, or a unique venue to hold your next event or stage production, look no further than HOTA.
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Ramsden Lawyers
Ramsden Lawyers
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Providing excellent legal advice and services, Ramsden Lawyers exceeds in performance and execution. With a forte for corporate law, they are the lawyers you can trust and rely on.
With over 17 years of experience and practice, Ramsden Lawyers are ever growing and expanding their services. By understanding their clients, they are able to produce excellent legal solutions for their queries. However, they felt an update to their current brand was necessary to help provide clients with a seamless experience and prepare them with enriching legal content. By having a newly structured website, Ramsden Lawyers can provide new content more efficiently to their audience. Here at Oliver Black, we were approached to help create a new website to reinforce their position as the top law firm on the Gold Coast. We were able to achieve this by updating and using their current brand to push it to it’s boundaries for a professional and sleek brand.
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USQ Artsworx
USQ Artsworx
Design
Digital
University of Southern Queensland – Artsworx is an established and esteemed Queensland arts organisation delivering cultural experiences for locals in Toowoomba. Artsworx is a platform that inspires and enriches regional communities by opening a channel for creative individuals. Not only is it a location to showcase talent, it is a community that loves to educate and teach people of all kinds of passions.
 
 
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Telikom
Telikom
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Although being an influential telecommunications company, Telikom aims to be #1 in PNG. Telikom proudly delivers different services to bring the world closer to every single person in PNG. Their vision is to enhance, advance, and transform individuals by providing innovative communication solutions. Our plan for Telikom was to reposition them as the market leaders in telecommunications through creative marketing and rebranding.
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SLEIPNER
SLEIPNER
Design
Digital
Strategy
We crafted a brand identity which incorporated a sleek coherent look and feel, alongside supporting stationery and a website which was fully responsive, displaying Sleipners services. This was a high end project which brought a sense of trust and professionalism to the companies brand and outlook appearance.
Mudgeeraba Forest
Mudgeeraba Forest
Design
Digital
Marketing


Mudgeeraba Forest offers beautiful pieces of located in the heart of nature with the intent of building a home. The convenience of the estate you can purchase is the chance to live in the calmness with trees and be close enough to the exciting bustling of the city. The development has won awards from the Gold Coast City Council for the dedication of land for Green Open Space and Case Earthworks for Environmentally Sensitive Development. To help showcase their goals to provide estates closer to nature, we developed marketing strategies to get the word out there. These were presented both through print media and their website we developed.

TDLD
TDLD
Design
TDLD are lighting design consultants based in Australia, with offices in SydneyMelbourne and with representation in Dubai.  They are a team of Lighting Designers from varied creative backgrounds, architects, interior designers, furniture designers, theatre designers and industrial designers.  We help bring their visions to life in the form of presentational work. Crafting a professional document together to showcase their work in the best way possible.
Pacific Optics
Pacific Optics
Design
Digital
Strategy
Pacific Optics have a number of brands under their umbrella. We created a suite of websites which were built upon the same design structure and logic, however each website adapted to the companies branding and content. All websites are responsive in design and functionality. Many of the companies we worked on have different target user groups, however our system of using a custom built master design and functionality website template works across all demographics. The websites which we created were for SIN Eyewear, Stingray Sunglasses, WalkNTalk and Black Ice. Many of these products are available to purchase at many service stations across Australia.
Ocean Realty
Ocean Realty
Design
Marketing
Based locally in Burleigh Heads, Ocean Realty is a real estate company, which ensures  clients maximise their return on property investments. We created a number of printed and marketing material. This was from stationery, through to promotional flyers and so forth. The marketing and stationery items which we created helped the company to deliver better results to their target market.
The Arts Centre GC
The Arts Centre GC
Design
Digital
The Arts Centre Gold Coast (TACGC) will become the cornerstone of stage one of the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct (GCCP) with existing infrastructure and offerings serving as the initial core of the precinct as the surrounds are developed. This transformation will not only see the surrounds of the TACGC developed but also include upgrades and extensions to the current TACGC itself.
With TACGC set to become part of the GCCP along with the City Gallery, Cinemas and Parklands, a new website is required that encompasses, facilitates and communicates the precinct in its short and long term progression. The site needs to include leading edge features, capabilities and a design focus that positions and communicates the GCCP as a highly progressive and world class cultural facility.
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Wood Marble & White
Wood Marble & White
Design
Digital
Marketing
Everything Wood Marble & White design is inspired by a full understanding of their customers needs. They create luxurious, innovative, and functional kitchens and furniture that has a timeless elegance. Made locally on the Gold Coast, their products are built too last and will look as good tomorrow as they do today. It was important from a brand perspective to take the three elements and highlight their existence across the collaterol and promotional material. A new sleek website has helped to reiterate their message of a luxurious, innovate and functional company.
Gold Coast Titans
Gold Coast Titans
Design
Digital
The Gold Coast Titans are a professional Australian rugby league football club. Based in Queensland, the club plays in Australia’s elite National Rugby League premiership. The Titans approached us with a broad design brief, including the development of a creative campaign for the 2014 season that could be utilised across design and digital platforms both internally and externally.
Tekno Racing
Tekno Racing
Design
Marketing
With Tekno Racing's extensive knowledge of motorsport racing, they aim to provide performance and safety recommendations for your vehicle modifications.By providing designed print media, we are able to help inform motorsport enthusiasts about the services and modifications that Tekno Racing has to offer. Jonathan Webb personally oversees the upgrades alongside with the Supercar Team to ensure industry and Australian standards.
Industrial Roof Coatings
Industrial Roof Coatings
Design
Digital
Industrial Roof Coatings collectively have over 40 years of technical and manufacturing experience involved with coatings. Their Technical Manager is responsible for manufacturing many new products which are market leaders today. An updated brand was created to showcase their capabilities, alongside building a modern and contemporary website design. Their website is a responsive information hub to expand on their services.
Inspire Style & Living
Inspire Style & Living
Design
Digital
Strategy
Inspire Style & Living is a small family-run business based in Brisbane which showcases, builds and sells new stylish homes. A versatile modern brand was built, which reflected these values, rolling it out to a clean, responsive website design. Inspire Style & Living also required further information collaterol to showcase their capabilities, this entwined with their stationery created a comprehensive pack.
HANS GC
HANS GC
Design
Digital
HANS GC is a new and refreshing ENT Specialist located on the Gold Coast. With a strong focus on patient care and transparency, HANS GC provides an excellent service along with informative advice for your ear, nose and throat queries. Working closely with HANS GC allowed us to fully comprehend the personality of their business. By creating a unique brand, HANS GC exudes a welcoming atmosphere for afflicted clients. Our development of their website reflects an accessible and informative platform for clients interested or curios about ENT surgery.
NSW Government - Illawarra
NSW Government - Illawarra
Design
Digital
The New South Wales Government needed a new campaign for an anti-smoking and healthy living promotion. By strategically applying simple focal designs, the message clearly was translated to the target audience. This campaign still is present in New South Wales to date.
Worrells
Worrells
Design
Digital
Strategy
Worrells is a firm dedicated to solvency management, insolvency administration and forensic investigation. Their proprietary technology is unrivalled in their profession. They also provide a wealth of general information and current news impacting on insolvency and fraud issues.
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O'Reillys Rainforest Retreat
O'Reillys Rainforest Retreat
Design
Strategy
O’Reilly’s is a Gold Coast Hinterland Rainforest Retreat and has been welcoming travellers from around the world for over 90 years to escape, experience and connect with nature, family and friends. We were asked to create a number of presentation items for them, to showcase their offering in a coherent and structured way. We also created promotional material, in the form of DL flyers to promote their vineyards.
WMS Solutions
WMS Solutions
Design
Digital
WMS Solutions are a Gold Coast based BRW Top 100 Accounting Firm, providing an array of specialist services from accounting through to financial planning, and catering to both personal and business clients. We were tasked with reinvigorating the existing WMS brand, with a complete overhaul across print, digital and video channels to showcase the team and new services in a clean and simple manner.
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Southport State High School
Southport State High School
Design
Southport State High School a centre for secondary education that is focused on personal excellence for all students. Located locally on the coast, we created a range of prospectuses over numerous years, these showcased and advertised the school. The prospectuses would be distributed throughout the school, reaching out to a range of outlets whom would communicate to potential future students and parents.
Refresh Air Australia
Refresh Air Australia
Design
Digital
Refresh Air are a locally owned business with over 18 years experience on the Gold Coast and Brisbane. They were given a brand refresh and the business was divided into Commercial and Residential air conditioning. The brand refresh rolled out into stationery and promotional material, as well as giving their website a refresh.
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Design
Marketing
Strategy
Hotel Grand Chancellor (HGC) covers key destinations throughout Australia and New Zealand. Hotel Grand Chancellor offers a gateway to rewarding experiences for today’s discerning business. Hotels are located in Adelaide on Currie Street and Hindley Street, Brisbane, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Palm Cove and Townsville. In New Zealand, our hotels are situated in central Auckland City and the James Cook Wellington.
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Austcare
Austcare
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
AustCare was founded on the belief that every older or disabled Australian should have quality-trained staff caring for their needs. They required an updated brand and website which reflected their company stance and beliefs. We started by creating a brand which showed unity and care. This rolled out to stationery, certificates, livery and finally integrated onto their website. We crafted a uniquely made quiz to help potential students assess whether they are eligible for government funding.
Gloria Jeans
Gloria Jeans
Design
Marketing
With competitiveness in the coffee industry rising, it is necessary to adapt and entice customers. Gloria Jeans approached us to help design two running offers they were advertising in order to keep up with the industry. The offers they were advertising included one of High Tea and another as a Kids Lunch Combo. Both offers would be visible in store as promotions and were uploaded digitally for online coffee enthusiasts.
Dryman
Dryman
Design
Digital
Strategy
Dryman is Australia’s leading supplier of affordable and efficient waterproofing solutions, using the best quality products and the latest technology to protect both homes and businesses against water damage.
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AS1 Marketing
AS1 Marketing
Design
Marketing
GCIT
GCIT
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Our responsibilities for GCIT, included refreshing the long established Government training organisation and bringing into line the sub divisions and mini brands under one umbrella. To also develop a plan to bring to market and ongoing product solutions.
A comprehensive Brand Guidelines and Creative campaign were developed along with Internal staff training platforms and ideas to educate internal and external stakeholders in the new brand and message moving into 2015.
YOUR Property Advisors
YOUR Property Advisors
Design
Digital
Marketing
YOUR Property Advisors are an investment company, dedicated to helping source and grow property portfolios. They specialise in sourcing great investment properties, through to property management, financial planning and mortgage brokering. We were approached in order to create a brand which reflected their company values, and create a brand whom would stand out visually in their particular field. A strong colour palette was established, and this was rolled out throughout the stationery. We designed, built and created YOUR Property Advisors website, which concentrated on structural information, showcasing their services in a logical and coherent manner.
Sealed Performance Batteries
Sealed Performance Batteries
Design
Marketing
Strategy
Sealed Performance Batteries is an Australian family owned company providing customers with high-quality wholesale battery and energy storage solutions. With over 20 years of experience in the battery industry, they are proud to provide excellent customer service as well as top of the range batteries.
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The Hatchery
The Hatchery
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
The Hatchery Kitchens is a handcrafted kitchen manufacturer based in Devon, England. Blending traditional British craftsmanship and innovative design to create architecturally stunning and functional kitchens, The Hatchery works with customers to create their dream kitchen, where no detail is missed and no opportunity for excellence overlooked.
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Crest Advisors
Crest Advisors
Design
Digital
Marketing
Crest Advisors offers you expert advice and financial support specifically tailored to you or your business. With a wealth of financial knowledge, inspired through generations, we are dedicated to supporting your financial development and providing peace of mind for your future. We created a more modernised brand while still retaining the history of the family aspect of the business. Our approach was to pull together all areas of the business under one roof and distinguish one form the other easily and cleanly.
Quirk Electrical
Quirk Electrical
Design
Marketing
Quirk Electrical are as the name suggests, an Electrical company based locally on the Gold Coast. Their brand was built upon accuracy and simplicity, taking inspiration from Japanese influences. Red is not only a lucky colour, it is relevant to the electrical industry, therefore the brand was based on this colour scheme. We crafted a stationery suite, along side a uniform for the employees to wear at Quirk Electrical. It had to be practical for their industry, but also follow the simplicity of the brand guidelines.
Gold Coast City Council
Gold Coast City Council
Design
Digital
Strategy
We designed and developed a microsite to showcase the four outcomes under the Gold Coast Cultural Strategy. The online platform allowed for capturing of users data, engaging and providing incentives for the consumer to populate the online survey and rewarding with a video campaign showcasing the culture within the Gold Coast. We crafted a viral campaign to drive traffic back to the website and to help grow the responses to the survey. The Four Videos themed to reflect a unique cultural outcome whilst maintaining the same unified overarching message. “Distinctly Gold Coast” “Culture is Everyday” “Cultural Heritage” “Creative Opportunity”.
Ecosure
Ecosure
Design
Strategy
Ecosure is one of Australia’s largest fully certified environmental consultancies, helping government and the private sector achieve desired outcomes while maintaining compliance and minimising natural disruption. We were asked to create a number of documents  which outlined their services and capabilities. These would be distributed throughout the company and to industry sectors.
Zest GC
Zest GC
Design
Strategy
Zest GC is a community organisation which is aimed at helping citizens in the local area get active. This could be through to children's football clubs, to adult gym sessions, and so on. The Zest GC brand was created to showcase life and energy, the aim and philosophy is to get people moving and get active!
Classic Homes
Classic Homes
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Classic Homes required a new website in order to showcase their services and housing developments. Their brand was already established, so we built upon and improved this through thoughtful marketing collaterol and digital applications. Everything needed to logically and visually link together which was achieved through colour application, typography, layout and imagery.
Fussy Roof Restorations
Fussy Roof Restorations
Design
Digital
Marketing
Fussy Roof Restorations are an Australian owned family business, servicing the entire Gold Coast region, Brisbane & Sunshine Coast. We created a number of marketing collaterol items for them, which included but not limited to exhibition displays, folders and stationery. Alongside tweaking and updating their website. Our designs created unity for the brand, especially when shown to potential customers and clients.
Reality 3D
Reality 3D
Design
Digital
Reality 3D has recently seen an update. Their new fresh look oozes slick and sleek design, which reflects what their work represents well. Reality 3D create high end, 3D renders of housing and property. We created their brand, along with supporting stationery and marketing material. We have also recently updated their website, taking a more modern and contemporary approach.
NARPACA
NARPACA
Digital
NARPACA were asked by us, here at Oliver Black to modify and customise their website. In doing so, we helped them achieve an online status to promote their company. Recently changing it's name to Stage Queensland, NARPACA is the peak body for performing arts centres in Queensland and the Northern Territory supporting a vibrant network of members to provide quality arts and cultural experiences to their communities.
Kriptal - Milieu
Kriptal - Milieu
Design
Marketing
Milieu; a person’s social environment. Surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature. We create a brand identity for a new property development in the heart of Biggera Waters, Gold Coast.
The luxury apartments enjoy unmatched views, therefore we needed an identity which reflected this to potential buyers and investors. We chose a name and colour palette which are light, inviting and neutral. From here we crafted a brand package, stationery and marketing material which incorporated the developments work and offerings. This was handed out and distributed to potential buyers/investors here on the Gold Coast and overseas.
BUY'EM
BUY'EM
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
We were approached to design & develop an online solution that will deliver a world first for Port Moresby, PNG. Allowing customers to shop online for groceries and other items all form a smart phone or home computer, delivered to their door. Stage 1 of the project has been developed with positive feedback from potential customers and investors, the focus of the current Stage 2 will see the fruits of our labour in the form of the first online supermarket in PNG come to light.
QFP Direct
QFP Direct
Design
Qld Fruit Processors, commonly known as 'QFP' have been servicing South East Queensland for over 14 years. They specialise in processing and distributing fresh local fruits and vegetables as well as stocking the largest range of frozen fruits on the coast. We were asked to create supporting material and update their already existing brand
Paradigm Homes
Paradigm Homes
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Built around the values of trust and honesty, Paradigm Homes is a small family-run business based in Brisbane. As a small but exceptionally capable team, our combination of expert interior design skills and home building proficiencies are testament to great things coming in small packages. It’s because we know the hard work and effort it takes to transform a great house into the perfect home that we are committed to helping you through every step of the process, from choosing a location to coordinating paint colours.
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Arches
Arches
Arches is an Australian owned brand. Shoes support us day and night, and are an essential ingredient in keeping our feet well, maintaining our overall health and are hugely important. We were asked to create a new and contemporary campaign for the brand, bringing the shoes into a more modern and uplifted market.
Honed Architecture + Design
Honed Architecture + Design
Design
Digital
With over 15 years of experience, registered Architect Michael Bernacki designs bespoke and expressive homes for clients who seek uniqueness. To be able to stand out and showcase his work, we designed the brand and developed the website where Honed Architecture + Design can showcase its work. To carry his brand, we designed necessary stationery for a uniform and outspoken architecture company.
Portfolio Australia
Portfolio Australia
Design
Digital
Marketing
Strategy
Portfolio Australia is an investment company for real estate. Their options are well researched to provide you with the information required to make a confident decision about your future. We created and developed a sleek, simple high end brand which translated out through to marketing material and digitally into a website solution. It can be a confusing market, therefore the simplicity in the design and transparent approach worked well here.
Octief
Octief
Octief are a leading environmental consulting group offering a diverse range of hazardous material, environmental, occupational and laboratory services, based in Yatala. We created and crafted a branding pack for the company. This included brand, colour palette, business cards, letterheads, and later evolved to an informative brochure on Octief's offerings and services.
Octfolio
Octfolio
Design
Becoming one of Australia and New Zealand's most respected hazardous material management software. Octfolio provides an encompassing software to reliably streamline the management of asbestos and hazardous material. We were approached to create a number of stationery items for Octfolio. With software that solves issues with such gravity, our printed media had to be regularly updated to accompany any changes in the industry. Additionally, through continuous work with Octfolio, we designed a marketing brochure to promote their services.
 
 
Final Collection Services
Final Collection Services
Design
Digital
Brand built for Final Collection Services. Sleek, coherent design which is well received to it's targeted user group.
Macarthur Minerals
Macarthur Minerals
Digital
Macarthur Minerals is focused on commercialising its iron ore projects utalising mining, processing and logistics infrastructure in the region and concurrently undertaking comprehensive exploration program across the lithium and gold projects. We managed and updated their website, working on digital assets, Mailchimp email marketing services and website maintenance.
Coastal Space
Coastal Space
Design
Digital
Marketing
Coastal Space is a boutique estate agency bringing a fresh new approach to buying and selling property. With a focus on southern Gold Coast, Coastal Space provides bespoke services for their clients. To help promote their business, we designed their logo and delivering accompanying marketing material to deliver to their prospective clients. To make sure their digital space was as fresh, we provided tweaks and adjustments to best fit their style.
Hamilton Davis
Hamilton Davis
Design
Hamilton Davis, is a boutique Real Estate agency that provides an enriching experience to their clients. With a strong focus to listen to the needs of the client, Hamilton Davis provides exemplary residential choices. That is why we designed a brand that was approachable and personable. We are able to provide a brand, logo, and stationery for Hamilton Davis to highlight the client's house-searching experience.
Palm Lake Care
Palm Lake Care
Design
Marketing
Being a family-owned business in aged care, their core intentions reflect those of family values. We were approached to help create and design marketing collateral assets for a new retirement village. Considering their family-centric ideology, our marketing material were approachable and down-to-earth.
YLS
YLS
Design
Digital
Marketing
Your Local Saver provides a service to people which helps businesses and communities meet in the form of an informational newsletter. We created the artwork for the newsletter, along with supportive marketing and stationery items.
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