The BrandCafe

Boutique branding, graphic design, website design and social media management studio
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We inspire. We create. We design. The BrandCafe in Hilton, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is a boutique branding,  graphic design, website design, digital marketing and social media management studio.

For all your business branding, marketing and advertising needs, we are on hand to bring your company to life. We will assist you in creating and designing something that distinguishes your brand and your company story!

Good design is a fundamental and essential creative communication tool to your business. It is a powerful ingredient in the formula of successful brands and what they use to stay ahead.

Brand Identity Design (Logos) & Rollout. Graphic Design. Website Design. Signage. Printing. Promotional Products. Video Story Telling. Content Production & Social Media Management. Digital Marketing (SEO & Adwords).

Inspired. Creative. Design.


Determine who you are and what your brand is, and what you’re not. The rest of it is just a lot of noise.

Geoffrey Zakarian

The right identity makes all the difference. Creating a new business/product identity (logo) can be challenging and time consuming. The BrandCafe provides insight and guidance to streamline this branding process.

Naming and Logo design services:
Name development
Corporate/product logo design
Tagline statement
Domain name acquisition & hosting/email packages

In this digital age with its speed of change, any brand that refuses to ‎innovate will die.

Bernard Kelvin Clive

Rebranding: Refocus, Refine & Refresh. Rebranding a business/product can be an overwhelming task, but also a rewarding process that will create significant benefits. It can breathe new life into a business/product, but it helps to do it with a clearly defined strategy and process, a creative vision, and most of all for the right reasons.

A brand is the sum of all the touch-points that come into contact with your customers and potential customers. A brand is the big picture – but your logo is the front line of your business. We help businesses to re-brand – from a simple logo redesign to a full overhaul of a brand identity.

Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.

Pablo Picasso

Clearly communicate your brand with good design. In order to maintain a clear brand image, it requires a consistent look across all business collateral and sales, marketing and social media platforms.

Business stationary  – business cards, envelopes, etc
Marketing and sales collateral  – flyers, brochures, etc
Advertising – online, print & videos
Social media elements – profiles & posts
Signage, flags, banners, vehicle branding
Promotional – products and clothing

Getting a quality website is not an expense, but rather an investment.

Dr. Christopher Dayagdag

Your website is one of the most important components of your business’s marketing initiatives. Driving traffic to your website through your online and offline marketing efforts is critical, as your website is the central information hub for your business. We offer our “Driving your Brand” monthly marketing service, including email marketing, digital marketing (SEO & Adwords) and social media management, working with you on targeted marketing campaigns to build your brand.

Our tech-crazy web developers love what they do, and this process of getting you online is one that should be enjoyed – both for you and us!  We also offer advice on domain name registration and hosting services, which allows a seamless process.  Putting your brand online efficiently is our focus. Once online, our digital marketing and social media management team will do their “thing” to get your business in front of the audience that you are targeting – and “Drive your Brand”.

Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.

Martin Parr

Creative photography & videography in action. Bringing your brand to life. They say photos can ‘speak a thousand words’ – and that is why it’s important that those words portray your intended brand message in a recognizable and consistent manner. Our Drone photography and videography offers a unique aerial perspective to your subject, and adds a fun & creative edge to your marketing.

Aerial photography – drone photography & videography
Brand photography – for use in branded materials
Property – interiors, exteriors & aerial views
Product shoots – online shopping and catalogs
Portrait & Group –  for use in corporate materials
Lifestyle  images

Social media is not a media. The key is to listen, engage, and build relationships.

David Alston

Driving true brand awareness and engagement through custom social media management. Building an effective social media following is all about honest engagement with your customers, which builds a long lasting relationship with your brand. Effective engagement requires custom content with good, clear design.

We understand your brand, what you aspire to and use this to develop your marketing plan and then create content, posts, engage and manage your community to build a positive brand awareness. Everything is customised for your business.

Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.

Andrew Davis

The digital marketing plan will frame how and where to engage your ideal customers in the digital space. We use our copywriting & SEO skills to craft digital campaigns that build the meaningful relationships with your customers that drive business growth.

SEO Strategy & Consulting
Content Marketing Consulting
Monthly Adwords Management
Keyword Research
Ad Copywriting
Display Advertising

BrandCafe prefers to engage and work with our clients in a relaxed and enjoyable manner, making the process a creative and inspiring one for both parties.

1. Create Your Brand

2. Launch Your Brand

3. Drive Your Brand

Why Choose Us?

We're Inspired

People with passion can change the world for the better. – Steve Jobs

We're Creative

Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. – Dorothy Parker

We Love Design

Design is not for philosophy, it’s for life. – Issey Miyake

Building Brands Is Their Business

The BrandCafe has provided invaluable advice in branding and marketing my legal business. Their brand design is professional, exciting and adds that ‘wow’ factor that is sure to impress clients. Raewyn understands the markets and knows how to reach them effectively by building a solid brand presence. Building brands is her business. Service is professional, personal and exceptional.

Carmen Seele Independent Attorney and Notary, Nottingham Road, KZN

BrandCafe Helped Rebrand My Property Development

When I approached The BrandCafe, I already had some limited branding and marketing collateral, but it lacked cohesion & clarity and was sending an inconsistent message to potential buyers into Windspur Estate. BrandCafe helped refresh and streamline the brand – from redesigning the logo, applying it to the stationery and marketing items (flyers & brochures) and designing & building our website to provide a simple, consistent & clear message that is instantly recognizable in the property development marketplace in Nottingham Road and surrounding areas in the KZN Midlands. Thank you Raewyn for your advice, expertise and friendly customer service. You have given our development the lift that it needed and the presence it deserves.

Ian Dickson, Windspur Estates property developer, Nottingham Road, KZN


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Raewyn du Toit

+27 (0)72 863 6916

9 Committee Lane, Hilton, 3245

KwaZulu Natal, South Africa


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