A CREATIVE AGENCY WHO CRAFT LOVE AFFAIRS BETWEEN BRANDS AND PEOPLE.

We move heaven and earth to make people fall in love with your brand and feel inspired by your story. We deliver creative solutions with heart and soul for brands, businesses and events wanting to stand out, be heard and make a difference.

DESIGN, MERCHANDISE + GIFTS IS OUR THING.
IT’S TIME TO DIG DEEP.

IT'S TIME TO MAKE YOUR TRIBE FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR BRAND. GIVE THEM SOMETHING
TO GUSH OVER. INSPIRING VISUAL DESIGN AND GORGEOUS PRODUCTS THAT DELIGHTS THEIR SENSES.
WE CAN HELP SPARK YOUR ROMANCE.

Our Services

 

DESIGN

Great design with true concept tells a story that touches the hearts and minds of your tribe. It leaves them feeling inspired, enriched and emotionally connected. True Love.

  • Concept development
  • Graphic design
  • Publication design
  • Catalogues & brochures
  • Promotional & marketing materials
  • Annual reports & documents

 

BRANDING

Every brand needs a unique logo to make their mark. We collaborate with you to create a brand identity that oozes your personality and gets you noticed, hands down.

  • Logo design
  • Event & product branding
  • Business cards & stationery
  • Brand styleguides
  • Idea generation
  • Creative direction

 

PRINT

We make printing easy. We manage your complete project from start to finish, find the right printer, with the right product and for the right price.It's simple, and makes your life easy.

  • Print management
  • Offset printing
  • Digital printing

 

MERCHANDISE

Be noticed, remembered and appreciated when you give branded merchandise that cuts through the noise and serves a purpose. Get it right and your memory will live on.

  • Idea generation
  • product sourcing
  • custom product design
  • custom manufacturing
  • branded promotional items
  • brand & event merchandise
  • Office & stationery essentials
  • lifestyle products
  • eco-friendly range
  • technology merchandise
  • project management

 

CORPORATE GIFTS

Give a gift you'd love to receive and you'll get a whole lot of love in return. We select gifts based on design, functionality and style for diverse tastes and budgets.

  • Idea generation & gift sourcing
  • Stylish high-end products & gifts
  • Corporate gifts
  • Hampers
  • Hand-selected gift range
  • Incentive gifts
  • Team building gifts

 

OTHER BITS

We have experts on board to help roll out all the other complimentary essentials such as copywriting, photography, presentations and illustration. 

  • Photography & illustration
  • Copywriting & editing
  • Project management
Dynamic design. Impressive results.
Beautiful design solutions that capture the essence of your message and brand.

 

Our Work

Mirvac / Cherrybrook Village 2126

Mirvac partnered with us to produce the Cherrybrook Village 2126 branded merchandise. We manufactured custom made aprons, caps, chef hats, jute purses, jute bags, handbag holders for the ladies and keyrings for the gents.

Project Scope

  • idea generation
  • merchandise custom design & manufacture
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

NSW Health / Munch and Move

design, branding, print

NSW Health / Munch and Move

Our team were selected to brand NSW Health's Munch and Move program. We produced a highly visual brand incorporating fruit and vegetable character illustrations with child-like font and typography appealing to the programs target audience being young infants and children aged 0-5 years. The brand represents healthy kids, healthy eating and ‘fun’ associated with eating well and exercising regularly. Items produced include resource manuals, fact sheets, posters and gameboard. 

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • logo design & branding
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • character illustration
  • image sourcing
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Lateral Events / CEO Golf Invitational

A high-end custom designed invitation folder box was sent to VIP guests for the an exclusive CEO Golf Invitational Event. We created the event logo, invitation, box and manufacture. The invitation magnetic folder box was finished with a premium black mano, debossed and screen printed with silver and white print.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork
  • Box design & manufacture
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Mint Pictures / Small Business Identity

branding, design, print

Mint Pictures / Small Business Identity

Logo design, identity and stationery were created for Mint Pictures. Colour, leaf graphic and mint font is symbolic of fresh mint leaves, visually conveying the brands key attributes.

Project Scope

  • logo design
  • business card design
  • letterhead and with comps
  • design & layout
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Laconic PR / Small Business Identity

branding, design, print

Laconic PR / Small Business Identity

Logo design, identity and stationery were created for PR consultancy Laconic. Identity reflects Greek character and colour, symbolic of the brand name meaning.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • business card design
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Fairfield City Council / Fairfield's Feast Booklet

A booklet was created to promote Fairfield City as Sydney's destination for exquisite and delicious multi-cultural food. We photographed on location, designed and produced this gorgeous booklet featuring selected local restaurants and businesses.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • photography
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

North Sydney Council / City Centre Review

Project branding, marketing brochure and powerpoint presentation were developed to visually represent the planning review of the North Sydney Centre. The result a striking, bold and colourful display of local photographs with summarised text depicts an attractive, vibrant and engaging place for all.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • photography
  • copy writing
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

The Hills Clinic / Marketing + Internal Communication

Marketing materials and internal communication was developed for The Hills Clinic. Items include a series of DL brochures, polypropelene brochure stand and case, patient workbooks and stationery. Logo design and visual communication was created for a range of programs including the youth quarter YA@TheLoft.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • image sourcing
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Westpac / Business and Consumer Services

design, branding, print, merchandise

Westpac / Business and Consumer Services

Division branding, internal communication and branded products were developed for Westpac's Business and Consumer Sevices division, themed 'More than meets the eye'. A range of collateral was produced including booklets, brochures, postcards, Australia wide signage and installation. Branded products included jute bags, mousepads, coasters, team trophies and balloons.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • image sourcing
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Westpac / Best Banker Leadership Booklet

A high-end booklet was created for Westpac's elite Best Banker Leadership Excellence Program. Executed using exclusive print techniques of embossing, spot gloss uv and overall matt cello laminate.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphic illustration
  • final artwork
  • project management
  • print co-ordination & production

Tourism Fiji / Brand Merchandise

merchandise, design, print

Tourism Fiji / Brand Merchandise

Tourism Fiji partnered with us to produce their marketing collateral and branded merchandise. We designed the brands brochures and posters along with their complete branded merchandise including cap, leather wallet and custom made beach towel.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork
  • merchandise design & manufacture
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

The Incinerator / Now Open + Event Brochure

Marketing collateral, event brochure and menus were designed for the uber cool cafe The Incinerator, located on Sydney's North Shore. The result... a raw, authentic and rustic style to suit the cafe's brand and interior.

Project Scope

  • Typography
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

City of Ryde / Macquarie Park Prospectus

A prospectus was created for Sydney's fastest growing business district Macquarie Park. A high gloss cover teamed with recycled internal stock compliments the publications large scale location and lifestyle imagery.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • graph illustration
  • photography
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Vanilla Blue / Menu Catalogue

Vanilla Blue partner with us to produce the design of their marketing collateral and menu catalogues. Targeting corporate clients, the design and layout focusses on delicious food tastefully photographed to tempt the readers!

Project Scope

  • creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork

Westpac / Best Cooking Secrets Cookbook

A collation of favourite recipes from Westpac's Business and Consumer Services team was compiled into a recipe book. We partnered with the team to produce this gem, taking the project from initial concept and layout through to print and delivery.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork

A bit of glamour / Glamour Pads Packaging

We partnered with UK company A Bit of Glamour to develop a branding, logo design and packaging for a new women's product. Symbolic of the product's name, the branding and packaging was to convey glamour, elegance and simplicity in design. 

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • branding & logo design
  • packaging design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork

Heart Research Institute / Annual Report

We produced a highly visual annual report for the Heart Research Institute, lead by black and white photography and story telling of scientific research. Key messages, highlighted pull quotes and statistics were accentuated with red accents throughout the publication.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork
  • project management
  • print co-ordination & production

Australia 2 See / Coffee Table Book

An exclusive coffee table book was designed and produced for Australia 2 See. The books beautiful large scale images dominate the design, with a subtle illustrative pattern filtering throughout. The cover was finished with an overall matt cello laminate and UV gloss spot cello.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • illustration
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Neostrata / Marketing Collateral

Beauty brand Neostrata work with us to produce their ongoing marketing collateral, packaging and point of sale items. Following the brands existing design style we roll out brochures, catalogues, training manuals, carton and label artwork, counter display stands, posters and wobblers.

Project Scope

  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • retouching
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Westpac / Business and Consumer Lending

Division branding, internal communication and branded products were developed for Westpac's Business and Consumer Lending division. A range of collateral was produced including booklets, brochures, postcards, signage and installation.

Project Scope

  • concept creation & creative direction
  • design & layout
  • typesetting & graphics
  • final artwork
  • print co-ordination & production
  • project management

Clients

+ Government Departments + SMEs and Large Corporations + Finance and Banking Corporations + Law and Accounting Firms + Associations and Private Companies + Tourism Bodies and Health Services + Fashion and Product Brands + Colleges and Schools + Restaurants and Clubs + Marketing and PR Agencies + Non-for-profit organisations.

We have worked with some great companies, government departments and brands. Some we have long standing relationships with and others we have collaborated with for special one-off projects.

 

What they are saying about us

  • "The Burrow Group came to our rescue in producing a year book for Windgap Foundation in such a short time. The graphics and the layout was just what we expected. The Burrow Group is professionally run by talented, dynamic group of experienced graphic designers and their talent shows through their work. "

    Zeynep Yapar

    Windgap Foundation Limited

  • "I’ve always found The Burrow Group team extremely helpful and always ‘on target’ when responding to creative briefs. They are always working with my tight timeframes and within governing organisational protocols on brand. I know I can always rely on The Burrow Group - no matter how large or small my requests are. "

    Renee Depares

    The Westpac Group

  • "The Burrow Group assisted the College with a major redesign of our newsletter last year and the result was a fresh, new look that has been well received by our members. The company handles our publications from layout to mailout and this makes the whole process very straightforward. The staff are very professional and easy to work with and we would have no hesitation in recommending The Design Burrow to others. "

    Alex Zandstra

    The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

  • "Professional, exceptional, on time, never a problem, just a sheer delight to work with. Highly recommend anyone seeking one of the best graphic designer/services in Sydney. "

    Helen Pijaca

    Fairfield City Council

  • "The Sydney North Shore and Beaches Medicare Local engaged The Burrow Group to develop a new logo and tag line for the Northern Beaches Mobile X-Ray Service. Berny and her team worked with us to translate our ideas into visual concepts and presented us with fantastic creative designs, which were then developed into van signage and marketing collateral. All work by The Burrow Group has been delivered to a very high standard, within agreed timeframes and budget specifications. "

    Sarah van de Scheur

    Sydney North Shore and Beaches Medicare Local

  • "We have worked with Berny and The Burrow Group for the past 6 years. Together we have worked on a wide range of projects including branding, print and digital outputs for our two companies.  I have always found everyone at TDB to be extremely professional and very responsive to our needs. Having just completed a redesign of our print material and refresh of our digital collateral I can confidently say TBG is sharpen than ever, right on brief and turning out high quality material at a rapid rate. "

    Paulette Rowley

    Order-In / Vanilla Blue

  • "With the help of The Burrow Group we were able to create material that brought our key messages to life, and helped our teams connect and get excited about the work they do each day. Berny and the team at The Burrow Group worked with us to overhaul our branding collateral which included office signange, printed material and everything in between. They are able to work within your established brand guidelines to create clever, fresh and inspiring material. The Burrow Group was recommended to me by a colleague, and I have recommended them to others! "

    Lindsay Hume

    The Westpac Group

 
 
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ABOUT

WE'RE A CREATIVE AGENCY. WE HELP YOUR BRAND CONNECT THROUGH DESIGN AND MERCHANDISE THAT MAKES AN EMOTIONAL BOND WITH YOUR TRIBE.

We move heaven and earth to make people fall in love with your brand and feel inspired by your story. We're storytellers, creatives, designers and merchandise gurus. We come to work everyday to collaborate, solve problems and tell stories through damn-fine design and drool-worthy branded merchandise. 

For us its all about highlighting your brand in the most prominent way. We're invisible. We fade into the background, exploring, playing and thinking about how we’ll bring your project and message to life, getting you noticed... and loved. 

When partnering with us, you'll experience a smooth easy process, an experienced team that listens, an insight of valuable knowledge and a heap of fun along the way. Our creative solutions are driven by passion and delivered with purpose. The end result... designs and products that are engaging, relevant, valuable and connect people to your brand.

We believe design matters. We believe that stories told through creative form inspire human behaviour. When people connect with visual design that has a voice, it impacts them. When they receive something beautiful they can touch, it leaves a lasting impression. And so begins the romance between a brand and their tribe. We believe every brand should make this bond through design. 

As a full service creative agency, we offer brand identity, graphic design, print and branded merchandise or tailor a comprehensive end-to-end solution for your business, department or special project.

 

  • Berny Bacic

    Founder and Head of Design

    As our founder and head of design, Berny has a passion for design excellence that underpins the success and growth of The Burrow Group.

    Always responsive to the changing needs of her clients, Berny keeps one ear to the ground and her sights set firmly on the future. Her knack for understanding the evolving needs of today’s businesses keeps her ideas fresh and her projects ahead of the game.

    With a diversity of clients including blue chip organisations and government departments, she has earned the respect and trust to manage complex projects from creative concept right through to print consultation. Knowing when to listen and when to advise, you’ll find her warm, friendly approach makes your design experience a positive one.

    Working with Berny and The Burrow Group team will give you creative solutions that are second to none – plus you’ll have a bit of fun along the way.

  • Marie Simunovic

    Head of Product & Gift

    Marie is our product and gift extraordinaire. She has an eye for quality and a talent for understanding what works, ensuring your uniquely branded gift always stands out.

    With experience in all types of businesses, she hunts high and low for the best, most innovative products and will take charge of your project in careful consultation, with results that leave a smile on your face. 

    Always ‘in the know’, Marie is a constant visitor to trade shows and exhibitions keeping her up to date with the latest trends and products in the promotional industry. Her passion, business and marketing expertise have been the driving force behind the roaring success of our branded gift service. And she’s done it with style.

    So if you’re after that very special something, leave it to Marie. She’s a joy to work with and your project will be in the very best of hands.

 
 
Innovative branded products. Stylish gifts.
We source product and gift ideas to perfectly suit your brand.

 

Blog Posts

FOR THE LOVE OF A PROMO PRODUCT!

It’s time to make people fall, head over heels in love with your brand. Yes, I mean, that warm and fuzzy, butterflies in the tummy, can’t live without you kinda love. Wouldn’t it be just amazing if you could make people feel this way about your brand?

BAGS, BAGS & MORE BAGS!!!

Let me guess – All the ladies in the audience immediately stopped scrolling…and you’ll be glad you did! In saying that, to all the gentlemen out there, don’t look away because this will also get your tongue wagging.

Macquarie Park - Sydney's destination for business!

We partnered with City of Ryde to produce the Macquarie Park Prospectus. Targeted at investors and businesses, the publication is lead by stylised location photography, visual stats and highlighted the destinations key attributes.

Print in a paperless world

It’s no doubt that in this ‘paperless’ age that the majority of marketing campaigns comprise primarily of digital executions… Interactive websites, email newsletters, SEO, google adwords campaigns, powerpoint presentations, digital documents and flip books to name a few.

Merchandise for Tourism Fiji

Bula! Partnering with Tourism Fiji not only leaves us relaxed but also wanting a holiday at the gorgeous destination! We collaborated with them to produce their marketing collateral and branded merchandise.

The importance of effective logo design for events, programs and products

Your project logo, just like your business logo, should encapsulate your projects unique personality. It serves as the emblem and is every bit as important as the name to create immediate recognition of your event, product or program.