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Alchemy 1 is an innovative through the line creative agency and brand consultancy based in Stellenbosch

We specialise in integrated campaigns involving an alchemy of web and graphic design, illustration, animation, video and audio production.

The philosopher's stone

We combine modern base elements to weave stories that seamlessly integrate the digital realm and reality. We draw on 25+ years of experience in multiple fields to craft custom solutions that turn lead into gold.

The elixir of life

We love to work on ideas that make the world a better place… rather than add to the noise and clutter. We can help you tell your story, whether start-up or established company.

The alchemist

We give entrepreneurs and established business an independent perspective into their marketing strategies and help to develop marketing collateral that will stand the test of time.

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After initial consultation and thorough understanding of your marketing problem, we combine the right tools to come up with a creative solution designed for you.
    Our design philosophy is keep it simple. If you appreciate well thought out, no fuss work then we can help you with the following :

    • corporate identity development
    • brand guidelines
    • logo design
    • iconography
    • interface design
    • stationery
    • signage
    • brochures
    • manuals
    • books
    • calendars
    • promotional clothing
    We believe simplicity, logical layout and relevant information are the keys to building a website that serves a purpose.
    We do unique hand drawn illustration, digital or physical. We use freelance artists also, depending on the creative direction. Our clients vary from tech companies to children's apps and individuals with cool ideas.
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    • high definition multi camera productions
    • PSOs
    • documentary filmmaking
    • music videos and live performance production
    • social media content creation
    • concept development
    • creative direction
    • script development
    • 2D animation
    • video and sound editing
    • colour correction
    • soundtrack development
    • jingles and theme songs
    • voice over recording


Alchemy 1 has serviced our group of companies with the highest level of professionalism since 2013, consistently delivering creative products on time and within budget. Would highly recommend to any company looking for a speedy and fairly-priced creative studio.
Alan Knott-Craig, EverAfrica Group of Companies
Home to the EOH Big Data Lab. Their main product is the Aqueduct big data platform.
Namola is a mobile application that helps South Africans alert the nearest armed responder using their smartphone.
HeroTel aims to dramatically change the broadband market by providing hassle free, fast, wireless high-speed connections.
MiTracks is a South African online music store.


We work in a small group of multi-skilled creatives, often outsourcing to trusted fellow creatives, making us nimble and able to do many things.
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We believe it all starts with the first meeting. The better we understand you and your vision, the easier for us to contribute and help you put your plans into action. Contact us today to discuss your project.