Creating effective websites

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Every website is different, so there is certainly no ‘one-size-fits all’ for creating highly effective websites. However when you look at the very best sites in the world, time and time again it comes down to these 5 key principles. This article is written as a handy ‘new website 101’ primer. We hope you find […]

Lighthouse Foster Care takes brand online with The Animals

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Lighthouse Foster Care, with assistance from The Animals, has launched a new digital presence for what has previously been a lesser-known division of the larger Lighthouse Foundation organisation. The move comes at a time when Lighthouse commences a major drive for more singles, couples and families to embrace the emotional benefits of caring for some […]

Graphis Honorable Mention: The Animals awarded in the line-up for Mantle Health

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If only we’d worn our tuxedos! It’s certainly been The Animal’s night with not one but two awards at the Graphis Awards in New York, USA. We’re thrilled to have been recognised with a Graphis Honorable Mention for Mantle Health’s Website. Getting the judging nod to receive a finalist means you’ll be seeing our work […]

Graphis Silver: The Animals take heavy metal for Myer

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Hot on the heels of The Animals’ big win in 2019/2020, we’ve put in another strong 2021 showing at the Graphis Design awards. The Animals have clinched a coveted Graphis Silver at the judging in New York City, USA for their work with Myer. It’s a long way from Australia to the Big Apple, but […]

The Animals befriend Lighthouse Foster Care

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Happy news for The Animals. We’ve just partnered with a not for profit charity, creating website and ongoing digital work for Lighthouse Foster Care. They really are an amazing organisation, one that will allow us to channel our relentless energy and love for all things digital into a really positive cause. Run by The Lighthouse […]

The Animals and Mantle get serious about Men’s Mental Health

Mantle Health Website

Every so often a project comes along that adds a bit more meaning and purpose to what you do every day. For The Animals team, Mantle Health has been that project. Formed by three leading Psychologists, Mantle are an organisation that are serious in their mission to make a difference to Men’s Mental Health in […]

The Animals add eCommerce Shopify sparkle, bringing a 116-year-old Jeweller into the digital age.

Mazzucchelli's e-commerce store

Mazzucchelli’s Jewellers have been around since 1903. Founded by watchmaker Matthew Mazzucchelli, and a jeweller Sam Downes in Boulder, Western Australia, just outside Kalgoorlie, the business has risen to become a national retailer with to 35 stores coast-to-coast. The jeweller currently operates in five Australian states and territories. Mazzucchelli’s specialises in selling designer jewellery and watch […]

The Animals and Myer collaborate on something red, bright and shiny

Myer Lunar New Year Website Tile

The Animals and Myer are now online! We love it when you get talented people together, work to a common goal and create something that adds a genuine smile. With our recent collaboration, The Animals and Myer created fresh content for the Lunar New Year, exclusively for Social and Digital Media across Chinese-Australian targeted media. […]

Animals Creative Partners win prestigious 2020 Graphis Gold Award for Design

2020 Graphis Design Gold Award Winners

The accolades keep coming. Earlier this year, Brendan and Angus participated in the 2020 Graphis Design Awards with a visually stunning entry created at their previous agency, Blaze Advertising – and now they’ve clinched a Graphis Gold Award. The Graphis Gold Award was won for the rebrand of Elliott Motorcycles, one of Australia’s most recent […]

Employer Branding. What is it and why is it important?

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For around half a decade we’ve worked across HR & Recruitment marketing activity for brands that include BHP, Rio Tinto, Accenture, PwC, QBE, Mars, GE, SA Police, Melbourne Water, American Express and more. We’re also worked with leading recruiters across Australia, assisting them with their marketing. In that time you get to appreciate a lot […]

The Animals are live and launched

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The Animals are officially live and launched, and currently serving Advertising Agency, Design Firm and client organisations and businesses in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Based on overseas business models, we’re helpful, efficient, low-fuss creative collaborators that can bring broad perspectives to your creative projects. Positive press Enormous thanks to Mumbrella, AdNews Australia, B&T and Campaign […]

The Animals’ new breed of creative collaboration

The Animals' Creative Partners Brendan Moore & Angus Williams

Formed by Blaze Advertising (WPPAUNZ) Creatives Brendan Moore (ex-Associate CD) and Angus Williams (ex-Senior Creative), The Animals is founded on a way of working that is 100% flexible and 0% rigid. The Animals’ approach embraces a distinctive ‘creative nomad’ and ‘hybrid agency’ method that’s already proven successful in Europe. Our talented grouping of creative professionals […]

The Animals shine at Adelaide Oval, South Australia

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At the Animals, we don’t tend to wear Adelaide Crows gear when we go out – but we are big fans of a great sporting performance, and were thrilled to see one, alongside some great LED Outdoor Advertising we created recently. The Animals created animated work for Mazzucchelli’s Jewellers which appeared during a history making […]