News

Keep up to date with Designate’s latest client work, publications, achievements and events. Read about industry trends and articles written by Designate’s experts in design and investor communications.

  • 29 August 2017

    Aventus Retail Property Fund Online Annual Report

    Designate has produced Aventus Retail Property Fund’s first ever Online Annual Report, allowing for more effective communication with their investor audience in the digital sphere. View it here:

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  • 28 August 2017

    AGL Online 2017 Reporting Suite

    Designate is proud to have created AGL’s 2017 online Reporting Suite, which features an interactive asset map. View it here: http://agl2017.reportonline.com.au/

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  • 18 August 2017

    ALE’s 2017 Online Annual Review

    Designate is proud to have produced ALE’s 2017 Online Annual Review which can be viewed here: https://lnkd.in/gZuZwdN

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  • 25 July 2017

    4 Ways Towards ESG Best Practice

    Do your investors understand what ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) means to your business? How well does your organisation integrate these factors with strategy and then communicate these

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  • 03 May 2017

    Spark Infrastructure 2016 Online Reporting Suite

    Designate is pleased to reveal our design for Spark Infrastructure’s 2016 Online Reporting Suite. The site’s Homepage uses a scrolling summary for optimised reading of the Shareholder Review,

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  • 04 April 2017

    Caltex 2016 Annual Report

    Designate are proud to have been a part of Caltex’s journey again in 2016. View our design for their print and online Annual Report here:

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  • 21 March 2017

    AMP 2016 Reporting Suite

    Designate has produced AMP’s online reporting suite for 2016, with an interactive and visually stunning homepage and video content. Designed to be easily read and navigated across both mobile and

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  • 20 March 2017

    Charter Hall Half Year Results Microsites

    Underpinned by a strong understanding of Charter Hall’s assets and the way their business works, Designate is proud to continue growing alongside them. Designate recently created three microsites

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  • 06 March 2017

    The rise of ESG for investor analysis

    Are you communicating effectively for your investors to meet their obligations around ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) analysis? Institutional investors are increasingly considering the

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  • 06 March 2017

    Adman: Warhol before pop

    The Art Gallery of NSW’s current exhibition ‘Adman:Warhol Before Pop’ provides insight into Andy Warhol’s early career as a successful adman. Before he was the pop icon he’s known for today

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  • 08 February 2017

    25 years of Designate- Sydney Olympics 2000

    Continuing our celebration of Designate’s 25-year milestone, take a look at one of our favourite campaigns from the archives, the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Official Spectator Guide.

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  • 17 January 2017

    Celebrating 25 Years of Designate

    2017 marks Designate’s 25th year of operation. Launched in 1992 with two founding partners, Designate has grown from a small marketing, design and advertising studio into Australia’s leading

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  • 13 December 2016

    Australian Annual Reporting Success

    Five of Designate’s clients are recognised in this review of Australian Annual Reporting, with three clients ranked in the top four Digital Annual Reports.

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  • 01 December 2016

    Network Ten 2016 Annual Report

    DesignateGroup recently designed Ten Network’s 2016 Annual Report which investigates diversity in television entertainment, news, sport and current affairs across digital, social and free-to-air

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  • 17 November 2016

    DuluxGroup 2016 Annual Report

    The DuluxGroup Online Annual Report is now live! The report incorporates a number of visually creative aspects and is designed to work on all devices to ensure complete accessibility at all times.

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  • 10 October 2016

    Westpac 2016 Annual Reporting Suite

    As Westpac approaches their 200 year celebrations they took the opportunity to tell their story and partnered with Designate Group on their 2016 Reporting suite. Check it out here.

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  • 25 October 2016

    Qantas Online Annual Review

    Continuing our strong relationship with Qantas, we have created their 2016 online Annual Review and it is now live. Check it out here.

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  • 29 September 2016

    Melbourne Update

    As we begin celebrating the first year of our Melbourne office in Lt Collins St we would like to thank our wonderful new and old clients for the great projects we have had the pleasure to work on,

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  • 11 August 2016

    AGL Sustainability Report 2016 Live

    The AGL Sustainability Report 2016 microsite is now live! Incorporating video, interactive features and a clear framework, the report is a strong example of sustainability reporting. Check it out

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  • 06 August 2016

    Innovation Talks

    Designate recently held its first innovation talk where one staff member presents a topic or project that they are passionate about to the rest of the company each month. Designate’s in house IT

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  • 06 August 2016

    Team Conference

    The entire team from both Designate’s Sydney and Melbourne offices recently returned from this year’s annual conference. Two exciting days were spent in beautiful Killcare on the Central Coast

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  • 28 July 2016

    Global Report Watch 2016

    Designate’s Managing Director Renee Carter is pleased to be serving on the e.com ReportWatch panel again this year after two previous years contributing on the panel team. ReportWatch keeps watch on

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  • 16 June 2016

    Australasian Reporting Awards

    Congratulations to our clients who were presented with awards at Australasian Reporting Awards on Thursday night. Asciano won the prestigious Communication Award for their annual report, and AGL and

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  • 14 June 2016

    AGL Animation

    Having produced the two previous AGL annual reports and comprehensive sustainability mini-sites, which incorporated interactive data centres, Designate was recently commissioned to create an

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  • 07 April 2016

    We’re Moving!!

    It’s been a really exciting transition period at Designate as both the Sydney and Melbourne offices have moved to bigger and better locations! The Melbourne team has moved into an office in Little

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  • 10 March 2016

    Building A Brand Is Like Building A House

    Designate’s Brand and Strategy Director Roger Lindeback has recently published his branding guide ‘Building A Brand Is Like Building A House’ online for free at www.brandhousebook.com. Roger has

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  • 12 February 2016

    The Biennale Brand

    Designate’s Design Director Jamie Lamshed went to the Biennale Vernissage to get a sneak peak of the works at Cockatoo Island, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Gallery of New South Wales

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  • 16 March 2015

    The Shift to Holistic Reporting

    In 2014 the number of companies moving towards an integrated media approach to reporting increased – embracing both print and digital for their corporate reporting suite. This shift in focus

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  • 16 March 2015

    AIRA Brand Re:Fresh

    A brand re:fresh project is always embraced by the Designate team, as we flex our creative muscles and explore ways in which an established brand can be re-invigorated without stripping it of its

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  • 08 April 2014

    One Team Culture Day

    The Designate Team had an exciting day yesterday focusing on a “One Team” culture. The day began with a delicious lunch at Ablaze Grill at the Entertainment Quarter, followed by team activities.

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  • 21 February 2014

    CEO CookOff

    The 2014 CEO CookOff was a huge success, raising over $1 million for OzHarvest, Tribal Warrior and Life Changing Experiences, and providing a 3 course meal for 1,000 guests in need in the process. Not

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  • 23 January 2014

    Australia’s Leading Corporate Brand and Communications Company Appoints New Managing Director

    Designate Group, Australia’s leading corporate brand and communications company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Renee Carter as its new Managing Director. With over 15 years at Designate

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  • 30 September 2013

    Australia’s Largest Not-For-Profit Health Insurer, HCF – Refreshed by Designate Re:Brand

    Designate Re:Brand was asked by HCF to refresh the brand for the first time in 20 years. During the past 18 months the team has worked diligently on this exciting project to completely refresh the

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  • 22 November 2013

    Australia’s Best IR Website – 2 Years Running

    Mirvac’s Investor Relations website, created by Designate, was awarded Best Investor Relations Website by an Australasian Company, for the second year running, at the Australasian Investor Relations

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  • 01 May 2012

    Designate Investor Launches Annual Reporting Suite as a Mobile Site

    Designate recently launched Australia’s first Annual Reporting suite as a mobile site for AMP. You can view the AMP site by clicking the link below or typing the address into your web browser. View

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  • 03 July 2012

    Bite-Sized Westpac Shareholders News Released for Smart Phones

    With statistics indicating that more people will access news via mobile technology than computers by next year, companies that value communicating with their stakeholders are seizing the opportunity

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  • 13 March 2012

    Designate Investor Keeping Good Company in 2012

    As the financial year draws to a close, Designate has had the pleasure of delivering high calibre reporting suites for some of Australia’s leading organisations. Print and/or online Annual

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  • 08 February 2012

    Designate Re:Brand Launches Mining Brand

    Justin Leon, Head of Brand for Designate Re:Brand and the team have been working on some exciting branding projects with clients this year. A recent exciting brand launched by Re:Brand was for the

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