The Hive Tribe

The Hive Tribe Branding and web design

Web/Branding LA apiarist and Beekeeper-To-The-Stars, Ruth Askren’s business was growing, and it was time for her brand name and visual identity to reflect the true nature of her business. According to brief, her new branding and web design achieves a look that is earthy, raw and tribal, while still being slick enough to work in a big-city context.


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Web Coural is a rural delivery business, operating in all of New Zealand. Their Job Management System grew considerably over time, and was in need of a complete interface overhaul. We created a new front end that now integrates separate parts of the system into one design language.

Appreciation Engine

Appreciation Engine

Web/Branding Appreciation Engine helps businesses to track customer behaviour across multiple social channels, and enables them to reach out to customers with a tailored approach. We know Appreciation Engine from way back, and were very happy to help when they approached us for a redesign and front-end development of their application management platform.


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Web/Branding Lisa came to us wanting a branding and a website for her new life coaching business. She needed to convey some pretty emotional, soul searching ideas to a mainly highly scientific and analytical audience. Together we reached a logo that achieved that balance, and a website with enough meat to satisfy the most sceptical visitors. … Continue reading LifeLab

Okarito Sandfly Repellent

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Web/Branding We stayed in the small, West Coast town of Okarito (can you call a settlement of 32 people a town?) as winter turned to spring, and fell in love with it. The well-kept, nostalgic wooden houses and the evidence of creative lives lived in this tiny place drew us in. Admittedly, so did the excellent coffee (and … Continue reading Okarito Sandfly Repellent

Ngā Manu Nature Reserve


Web/Branding Ngā Manu Nature Reserve in Waikanae contains the last stretch of original coastal lowland swamp forest on the Kapiti Coast. Being such a unique slice of New Zealand’s natural history, we were thrilled to be chosen to rebrand the reserve and to create an easy-to-use website to help boost visitor numbers.


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Web/Branding Our good friends, horsewhisperer-and-vet team Anna and Claudio de Sacchi, wanted help with branding and a web presence for their new vet clinic in Barao de São Joao, Portugal. NaturaVet is a clinic-with-a-difference; a holistic practice using western medicine alongside traditional techniques such as acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. We reckon the photos of dogs blissing out as Claudio … Continue reading NaturaVet

Rakiura Retreat


Web Lorraine, the owner of Rakiura Retreat on Stewart Island, came to us needing help updating various aspects of her 10 year old site. We pretty quickly came to he conclusion that the changes she wanted just weren’t going to give value for money, and we suggested an overhaul of the whole thing for a similar … Continue reading Rakiura Retreat

Roake Silver

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Web Among the numerous creative professionals in Hannah’s family is her aunt, Nicci Roake. She is an internationally respected silversmith, crafting bespoke hammered pieces. It was a pleasure to work with her material to design a site showcasing her craftsmanship.

Three Oaks Organic


Web/Branding David O’Donnell’s organic dairy farm in Palmerston North supplies top quality milk to the big players, but he was looking to brand his raw milk and organic produce for sale at the farm gate. David wanted his holistic approach reflected in the logo and website – the soil, the seasons, the plants his jerseys eat … Continue reading Three Oaks Organic

Sarah Gardiner

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Web Sarah is Hannah’s mum. She’s been a celebrant for a while and is the go-to girl for weddings in Hanmer Springs (and in the extended family!). We all agreed it was about time she had a website of her very own, and although she just wanted a super simple site (none of this clicking-about business), we … Continue reading Sarah Gardiner

Eldorado holiday accommodation

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Web/Branding Ferienhaus Eldorado is a thatched-roof farmhouse and converted barn holiday house in northern Germany. Near the coast, far from the city, the property offers a quiet, romantic retreat from busy day-to-day life. When owners, Tom and Sabine got in touch needing branding and a web presence, we created a simple, whimsical logo for them, and a easy-to-manage website to … Continue reading Eldorado holiday accommodation

Gravel & Tar


Web/Branding After working long enough for the man, Heath and his partner Bethany were ready to start their own asphalting company. Knowing that these guys were creative, with a love of music and tattoo culture, we came up with a name, logo and website with enough personality to keep them smiling through that tough start-up phase.