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Brands.
built on
behaviour.

We are hardhat

An independent creative agency helping brands capitalise on the how, when, where, what and why of human behaviour.
Founded at the dawn of 'digital' in 2005, we get what makes people tick, click, swipe, buy and believe.
As times, trends and technologies have changed, so have we, growing to become one of Australia's most innovative full-service agencies.

Work

Created On
curiosity

From stories to experiences, ads to interfaces, we believe that today's best work champions 'brand' and 'user' in equal measure. We think wide so that big ideas become whole ideas; because while a 30 second ad might get people believing in a brand, a three second wait on its website can get them leaving.

Team

Assembled
On expertise

Hardhat is a 40-strong team of thinkers and makers lead by respected communications experts in the fields of behavioural economics, strategy, creativity, UX and craft. From different angles, we work together, transforming behavioural insights into brand ideas and experiences.

Justin KabbaniCo-founder, performance
Issy BoninGeneral Manager
Dan MonheitCo-founder, strategy
Glenn DaltonExecutive Creative Director
Reece RyanCreative Director
Lani CushStrategy Lead

Clients

We believe you can only build a great brand if you build a great working partnership first.

Let's build something great

At Hardhat, it's not just what we do, but how we do it that's important. It's why every day, on every job, we work with Hustle, Humility and Heart.

Hustle

We do whatever it takes
to get the job done right

Humility

We love big thinking,
not big heads

Heart

We have an undeniable
passion for every project