The identity is based around an ‘NT’ logomark, which Interbrand Australia says has a ‘unique mirrored structure that allows applications and messaging to be rotated’.
The rebrand also features a verbal identity system that uses ‘surprising, curious and edgy headlines’, such as ‘All men are created evil’, for Lord of the Flies.
The consultancy says, ‘Visually we avoided the cliché of glossy, dramatic portraits of actors and instead opted for simple, relevant, on-colour, iconic images.’
The rebrand programme was led by Interbrand Australia creative director Mike Rigby and design director Chris Doyle.
The New Theatre, which was established 80 years ago, is one of the oldest independent theatres in Sydney.