We simplify, cultivate and transform ideas into brands. Brands into movements. Movements into revolutions. We’re a branding, design and content agency that elevates and transforms brands to help them grow. We’re a team of creatives, brand thinkers and strategy-led designers who live and breathe what we do: simplifying, cultivating and transforming ideas into purposeful brands. We believe in work that simplifies complexity, shifts mindsets and makes a lasting mark.

Considered, culture-shifting simplicity.

Tim Longmore

Business Director

Tim is the catalyst that ensures your brand’s growth. With an extensive background over 16 years in sales and marketing, it’s his strategic outlook that translates into effective engagement. And as a natural people person, Tim prides himself on building lasting relationships with every client and every collaborator, from all angles, and ongoing.

Karin Forster

Strategy Director

Karin is a branding and strategic marketing force. With over 15 years’ experience, and as a Certified Practising Marketer (CPM), Karin is highly motivated, and results orientated, working across multiple industries with an array of global companies. And it comes with a tenacity to push the boundaries in what can be done for your brand and what can be achieved.

Sarah Prescott

Brand Strategist

Sarah wears all sorts of hats. Brand Thinker. Growth Marketer. Industry Storyteller. She’s got 13 years’ experience building blue chip brands all over Australia, and currently sits on the boards of both Thankyou and Hagar. Sarah lead Thankyou’s marketing team for seven years, turning it from niche start-up into one of the fastest growing social enterprises in the country.

Jessica Longmore

Creative Director

Where Jess goes, design follows. And experience comes with over 12 years living in and leading Melbourne’s design space. It’s her way of seeing each concept for the creative potential it holds, that allows her to think to brief and think ahead. It’s simple for Jess; design is everything. Including what you don’t see.

Fransiska Sylvia

Creative Designer

Fransiska is a designer who thinks, creates, and innovates. With fresh ideas comes possibilities and a wide range of design practices — from illustration to user experience design, wayfinding to typography. It’s a process to perfection and one Fransiska enjoys from strategy to execution, and beyond. A vital ingredient in what makes LBD Studios what it is.

James Shackell


James is a copywriter, editor and journalist with more than 10 years’ professional experience. He’s been a regular contributor for Red Bull and Frankie, Deputy Editor at Smith Journal and Urban List, globetrotting writer for Intrepid Travel, and hidden keyboard junkie behind some of Australia’s biggest lifestyle brands. He reckons words should never be boring.

Strategic thinkers, we design with the user experience in mind. Ensuring our work creates an impact. Measured in engagement. People, purpose, principle. And we connect the dots. Strength in collaboration, effective design through communication. Turning client briefs into lasting impressions. A shared vision, always evolving.

Simplicity isn’t absence. Simplicity is consideration. And all things considered, we like to put it simply. We ask questions. Then create design that speaks for itself. Visual value, strategic growth. Measured in terms that make sense.


  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Positioning
  • Brand Naming
  • Strategic Narrative
  • Tone of Voice
  • External/Internal Engagement



  • Brand Identity
  • Digital
  • Art Direction
  • Packaging
  • Publication



  • Content Creation
  • Social Media Management


Our process is ongoing. Just like your brand will be.
Here, there, everywhere. By four – or more. By design.