We are designers, strategists, writers, tinkerers and dreamers. Above all we are truth seekers who believe in the power of meaning.
This is about more than strategy and design. Actual is built on the ambition to create and transform purpose-driven brands. Meaningful, lasting change only occurs when people are aligned, inspired and empowered. We work with leadership to uncover your organization's relevant truth: its purpose, its heritage, its values, its hopes and dreams. We guide leadership in rallying personnel around these ideas, creating an internal culture capable of delivering on the purpose and trajectory of the brand. Only then can we establish a sustainable and own-able position in the marketplace. Following this methodology we've shaped our offering into Foundation, Futures and Activation.
Understanding your organization and the context in which it operates.
- Brand Audit & Assessment
- Qualitative and Quantitative Research & Insights
- Organizational Dynamics Assessment
- Competitive Landscape & Trend Analysis
- Brand Foundation Development
- Product Offering Assessment & Strategy
- Brand & Product Naming
- Brand Identity & Design Language
- Internal Socialization Strategy
Connecting your brand’s equity to new value and new audiences.
- Market Analysis
- Opportunity Space Analysis
- Trajectory Mapping
- Scenario Planning
- Product Innovation Strategy
Bringing it all to life for the consumer and claiming your position in the market.
- Communication Platform Assessment & Design
- Brand Launch / Relaunch Strategy
- Campaign Strategy & Planning
- Partnership Acquisition & Alignment
- Environment Experience Design
- Content Development