Cul-de-sac
Creative
Designed experiences
for modern brands
About
Our past experience has seen us produce award winning projects in advertising agencies, brand consultancies, PR firms, experiential companies, publishing houses, online start-ups, film & television productions and for major luxury brands. Since 2008 we’ve been operating at the intersection of all these, and using creativity, design and style as the core of everything we do. Our past experience has seen us produce award winning projects in advertising agencies, brand consultancies, PR firms, experiential companies, publishing houses, online start-ups, film & television productions and for major luxury brands. Since 2008 we’ve been operating at the intersection of all these, and using creativity, design and style as the core of everything we do.
Brand experiences
Driven by great ideas, design and know-how with a carefully thought out short term and long term approach we focus on delivering rewarding brand experiences.
Brand experiences
Driven by great ideas, design and know-how with a carefully thought out short term and long term approach we focus on delivering rewarding brand experiences.
Consumer centric
We study the beliefs, feelings and behavioural intentions of your audience and use the power of great design thinking to ignite their curiosity for a positive response.
Consumer centric
We study the beliefs, feelings and behavioural intentions of your audience and use the power of great design thinking to ignite their curiosity for a positive response.
Integration
We have experience in print, digital, motion and experiential. Many of our projects are integrated, existing in more than one of these categories.
Integration
We have experience in print, digital, motion and experiential. Many of our projects are integrated, existing in more than one of these categories.
Partnerships
We believe the best ideas come from collaboration and surrounding ourselves with like-minded professionals. It’s how we deliver compelling creative. Through working side by side with our clients and calling in additional experts when required the result is carefully crafted work that delivers on promise and exceptional service.
Partnerships
We believe the best ideas come from collaboration and surrounding ourselves with like-minded professionals. It’s how we deliver compelling creative. Through working side by side with our clients and calling in additional experts when required the result is carefully crafted work that delivers on promise and exceptional service.
Creative collateral
Our creative offering extends to producing influential content in every form. From photographic shoots, branding roll-outs, online presence, event styling to directorial vision, we deliver on time, to the brief and on budget to power your brand’s momentum.
Creative collateral
Our creative offering extends to producing influential content in every form. From photographic shoots, branding roll-outs, online presence, event styling to directorial vision, we deliver on time, to the brief and on budget to power your brand’s momentum.
Work
Principals
Marco Cicchianni
Creative Director
With a distinctive approach to typography and image-making, Marco’s career has produced an impressive and diverse portfolio. As a leading art director and designer, before establishing Cul-de-sac Creative, Marco worked with major agencies and studios in Sydney and Melbourne. He was also principal in Sydney boutique creative agency Cicchianni Malone, heading one of Australia’s first known ethical agencies.
Now Adelaide based, Marco has created integrated branding campaigns for a number of high profile clients including South Australian Tourism Commission, Australian String Quartet, Adelaide Festival Centre and Tandanya NACI.
His work has spanned different market sectors - from Retail (Westfield and Thomas Dux) to IT (Cisco Systems and Sybase) and Social Change (Amnesty International, Greenpeace and 360.org) Fashion & Lifestyle (Emporio Armani, DKNY and Bulgari) and Finance (Westpac and Australian Private Company Exchange), Education (University of South Australia and Charles Darwin University) and Property (Mirvac and Crown Property Group).
Marco has directed a number of successful and award winning TVC’s for clients such as Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Burnside Village, Australian Red Cross and the NSW Sustainable Energy Development Authority.
Marco Cicchianni
Creative Director
With a distinctive approach to typography and image-making, Marco’s career has produced an impressive and diverse portfolio. As a leading art director and designer, before establishing Cul-de-sac Creative, Marco worked with major agencies and studios in Sydney and Melbourne. He was also principal in Sydney boutique creative agency Cicchianni Malone, heading one of Australia’s first known ethical agencies.
Now Adelaide based, Marco has created integrated branding campaigns for a number of high profile clients including South Australian Tourism Commission, Australian String Quartet, Adelaide Festival Centre and Tandanya NACI.
His work has spanned different market sectors - from Retail (Westfield and Thomas Dux) to IT (Cisco Systems and Sybase) and Social Change (Amnesty International, Greenpeace and 360.org) Fashion & Lifestyle (Emporio Armani, DKNY and Bulgari) and Finance (Westpac and Australian Private Company Exchange), Education (University of South Australia and Charles Darwin University) and Property (Mirvac and Crown Property Group).
Marco has directed a number of successful and award winning TVC’s for clients such as Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Burnside Village, Australian Red Cross and the NSW Sustainable Energy Development Authority.
Deni Jones
Style Director
Deni has worked for prestige global brands in Milan, London and Sydney before relocating to Adelaide in 2004. As PR & Marketing Manager for Giorgio Armani Int. she established and promoted the iconic brand’s retail presence in Australia. Moving to magazines, her work as Executive Fashion Editor on marie claire Australia shaped a strong passion and respect for producing, branding and styling fashion, interior and lifestyle photographic assignments.
Deni’s reputation in this area has since secured an impressive line up of clients including: Burnside Village, Armadillo & Co, House & Garden Australia, Home Beautiful, InsideOut, Adelaide Fashion Festival, RAA Insurance, Palas Jewellery, Pulteney Grammar School, Nurlanthi Fashion Performance for Spirit Festival and The Waterhouse Prize for the South Australian Museum.
As Style Director, she brings a key style and international mindset to Cul-de-sac Creative’s involvement in photographic, production and event projects with her sophisticated and polished aesthetic, so each assignment is meticulously crafted for success.
Deni Jones
Style Director
Deni has worked for prestige global brands in Milan, London and Sydney before relocating to Adelaide in 2004. As PR & Marketing Manager for Giorgio Armani Int. she established and promoted the iconic brand’s retail presence in Australia. Moving to magazines, her work as Executive Fashion Editor on marie claire Australia shaped a strong passion and respect for producing, branding and styling fashion, interior and lifestyle photographic assignments.
Deni’s reputation in this area has since secured an impressive line up of clients including: Burnside Village, Armadillo & Co, House & Garden Australia, Home Beautiful, InsideOut, Adelaide Fashion Festival, RAA Insurance, Palas Jewellery, Pulteney Grammar School, Nurlanthi Fashion Performance for Spirit Festival and The Waterhouse Prize for the South Australian Museum.
As Style Director, she brings a key style and international mindset to Cul-de-sac Creative’s involvement in photographic, production and event projects with her sophisticated and polished aesthetic, so each assignment is meticulously crafted for success.

Cul-de-sac Creative

1 Ann Street
Stepney SA
Australia 5069

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