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About Us

Ortolan is an internationally recognised creative agency specialising in brand strategy, graphic design and art direction across the arts, architecture, fashion, retail and hospitality sectors.

Our strength is in creating strong and unique brands with a clear vision and voice. We are dedicated to compelling ideas, beautifully realised to produce effective outcomes with cultural and emotional resonance. We have a straight forward approach to our work, combining intuitive human insights, strategic thinking and our extensive experience to reach successful outcomes.

The longevity of our creative partnerships with our clients is something that we are especially proud of. We love to work collaboratively with intelligent, imaginative people who value exceptional and beautiful work. 

Capabilities

Strategy and Positioning
Brand Creation and Activation
Creative Direction

Campaigns
Illustration
Publication
Content Strategy and Creation
Film

Packaging
Production and Management 

Collaborators

With decades of experience, we have a vast network of collaborators in other creative fields who we work with depending on the project – architects, photographers, digital specialists, producers, filmmakers. We take pride in these relationships as much as with our clients, believing that collaboration is the key to a successful outcome. These relationships give us the versatility to work across a variety of mediums for the desired response. 

Clients

Below are some of the clients we have worked with over the years.

Fashion

Dotti
Country Road 
Seed Heritage
Kookai
Trenery
Brooksfield
Chi Khi
Marquise
Habbot
Ryder
Seafolly
Yeojin Bae
Primoeza
Myer
Monk House Design 
Provision
Backstage 

Hospitality

Ovest
Little Bertha
Lantana and Salvation Jane 
Sarnies 

Architecture

Kennedy Nolan 
Make Architecture 
Clare Cousins 
Mckimm

Arts/Culture

National Gallery of Victoria 
The Australian Ballet
Arc One Gallery
The Design Files 
Third Drawer Down 
Michi Girl 
Indigenous Art Code 
Heide Gallery 
Nets Victoria 
K.W. Doggett 
Clare Bowditch