Wesley Intermediate School’s Rebrand

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Wesley Intermediate School undertook an exciting new rebrand with an emphasis on reflecting their school community in a modern and progressive way. It was the perfect opportunity to do so given there was a complete rebuild of the school on the horizon. The resulting logo, values branding and brand identity will serve them well in…

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Pareawa Banks Avenue School’s New School and Branding

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Pareawa Banks Avenue School was hit hard by the Christchurch earthquake on February 22nd, 2011. It was damaged beyond repair. Eleven years on and the school has begun the next phase of its education journey in brand new buildings. The new school looks amazing! What did their branding journey look like and what was the…

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Halswell School Rebrand

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The decision to rebrand Te Kura o Te Tauawa – Halswell School came after a comprehensive community consultation process that determined the existing brand did not reflect the unique nature and attributes of the current learning environment and newly adopted cultural narrative. So the process began in order to create something that did. About The…

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Taradale Intermediate ĢƵ Refresh

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Taradale Intermediate has undertaken an extensive refresh of its school branding. This included a refresh of their school logo, school values, team logos, school stationery, ethos diagram and inquiry model. It began by understanding what was important to them. The clocktower in the middle of town was something that the school community deeply cared about…

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Te Kura O Take Kārara – New ĢƵ

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Te Kura O Take Kārara is a brand new school being built in Wanaka in 2020. What a stunning place for a school. The exact location was known as Take Kārara by Ngāi Tahu back in the early 1800s. When it came to designing their new school logo I discovered the word “reflection” as the…

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Knights Stream School – New ĢƵ

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Knights Stream School’s doors opened to families at the beginning of 2019 but the work on their visual branding began over twelve months earlier. What resulted was an exciting new brand image that truly reflects the dreams and aspirations of their Foundation Principal and Board of Trustees. It was well thought out and managed. Branding…

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Ilam School’s Logo Design & Branding Journey So Far

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In 2013 Ilam School decided they wanted a new school logo. Their existing logo seemed dated in appearance. However, the symbol for the school, the Azalea, was perfect. It captured the essence of who they were and what they stood for. But now the school was moving forward and forging new pathways. How could they…

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Newtown School’s Branding Story

There is a fantastic story woven into Newtown School’s logo design. It is an exploration into the life, nature and values of the school. At their core they are a ‘Multicultural Kiwi School’ in the heart of Newtown, a suburb just south of Central Wellington. What is their story and how is this being woven…

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South Hornby School Rebuild & Rebrand

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South Hornby School has a brand new Modern Learning Environment. Their new location is the old Branston Intermediate site just down the road from where they were. I was asked, during the rebuilding phase, to help with their rebranding. This would include rebranding around their school logo, mascot, values, student learning tools and signage. The…

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South Otago High School’s PB4L Branding

South Otago High School approached me to create some branding around their PB4L Values. They have three core values – Respect, Excellence and Pride. How could these be personalised for South Otago High School’s current situation? What visual elements could be drawn upon to give these values a sense of place and purpose? The school…

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