To craft innovative brands and packaging for the world, to build deeper connections.


Our Story

Connections are everything in today’s world. As human beings we desire the authentic, and we need the transparent. We want to connect with the world, with each other and to be part of something bigger than ourselves. At bstrat our vision is to spark connection between brand and consumer, and create that unforgettable success “moment” for our clients that leaves a legacy, within the business and beyond, through the brand.

Our passion is to hero the brand within South Africa, to be a voice for South Africa that speaks on an International stage.

What we do

bstrat is an expert crafter of the strategic and relevant, both globally and locally, creating iconic designed brands through our multiple, holistic services. We are regionally relevant and proudly South African, and globally credible with our international alliance, the Global Local Branding Alliance (GLBA).


We specialize in innovation, brand and packaging; from ideation and strategy, digital and design, through to full-service implementation. We guide our clients through the whole branding process.

- Strategic -


  • Consumer Insights
  • Trend Reports - (Bi-annual global trends with GLBA)
  • Brand Safari’s


  • Marketing Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • Packaging Consulting


  • Brand Purpose
  • Brand Positioning
  • Brand Identity
  • Communication Strategy
  • Packaging Architecture
- Digital & Design -


  • Digital/ Smart Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Convenience
  • Cost Optimization
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  • Investigation
  • Strategy Architecture
  • Creation & Execution
  • Mapping
  • Finished Art

Corporate Identity

  • Company Structure
  • Visual Identity
  • Brand Collateral
- Execution -

We are the future of brand, innovation and packaging.

We aren’t just “big picture ideas”, we are expert executers. We co-work with the client, collaborating to seed and grow brand and packaging concepts through to implementation that succeed functionally, aesthetically and commercially.



What our clients have to say

“bstrat not only demonstrated their packaging design and branding capability, but more excitingly, bstrat is driving true innovation in packaging that inspires the consumer”

Genevieve Melville
South African Breweries
Innovations Manager

“The iconic bottle shape produced by bstrat are a shining example of their comprehension ability from our brief. They delivered class leading packaging… that showed unprecedented growth in the market”

John Paidoussie

“At all engagements, we have been impressed with their professionalism in every aspect of their work, from understanding the brief – to transition into a workable project with outstanding attention given to the creativity and practical considerations”

Therese Kalile
Director of Consumer
Communications and
Marketing Excellence


It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.


The Sisonke Initiative was started by bstrat to help 100% black-owned small businesses to create an iconic brand through Pro-bono packaging design that will help them thrive. We also challenge the industry to reach out and do the same.

GLBA | Global Local Branding Alliance

bstrat is a founding member of Global Local Branding Alliance (GLBA), a global network of seven Branding and Package Design agencies located around the world.

We provide authentic consumer insights, strategy and design solutions that are rooted in the regional culture. We share our local knowledge with our international network of specialists to create internationally acclaimed work, while remaining regionally relevant.


GLBA Sao Paulo

Rua Tenerife,
31 – cj. 92
São Paulo – SP
CEP: 04548 040
Tel: +55 11 2344 1010


GLBA Johannesburg

Block A,
Bryanston Ridge Office Park
13 Bruton Road
Gauteng, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)11 463 0543


GLBA Berlin

Englerallee 40
D-14195 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)30 367 524 40


GLBA Istanbul

Göksu Evleri Sitesi, Küre Sokak,
B131 No: 12-14
34815 Anadolu Hisarı, Beykoz,
İstanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 216 465 48 12 (pbx)


GLBA New York

417 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tel: +1 718 638 2000


GLBA Moscow

Pestovsky per 16, bld 2
Moscow 109004
Tel: +7 (495) 363 22 88


GLBA Shangai

Room 2808, Building A,
Lane 58, East Xinjian
Road, Minghand District,
Tel: +86 021 64145139
Fax: +86 021 54179163

Join the bstrat team

We believe that incredible talent creates world class work. Here at bstrat we seek to grow the future of the industry, to unlock potential and nurture skills to allow our team to blossom.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team that are both local experts with global expertise, we would love to hear from you.

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