We're 485 Design, a team of creatives, designers, photographers, illustrators, strategists and big dreamers. We're driven to transform our clients brands through innovative experiences.



our approach.

Our approach is simple but profound. Below is a basic overview of our staged design process which draws out the very best your brand can be and ensures brand longevity – aptly named the Four D’s (there could be five or six of them but we're keeping it simple for now).


Discover. We want your brand to be more desirable (and better in every way) than your competitors. So, we deep dive into your world to find ways that will keep you there, through research, competitor sets and gap analysis, among other’s. This gives us the very best creative spring-board to define your brand or product.

Define. Once we’ve discovered the gaps and key insights we’ll exploit them through creative ideation. This is the magic bit where we work with you to combine the strategy and creative thinking into being an irresistable  superpower!

Design. This is your brand at its best no matter what medium. We custom fit the design thinking and creative approach to all the different mediums. From packaging to online, interior to out-of-home. Each expression commands attention for your brand and develops a unique experience.

Disrupt. Everything is underpinned by disruption. Your brand must make a difference to the market and your business. This is where it is produced and managed, then threaded into every channel for the best reach and impact.

We’d love to chat in more depth on how we can add value to your brand.
Drop us a line – we always have time for a coffee.