Who we are

We’re a group of friends who happen to be experienced multi-disciplinary strategists, creatives, and developers with shared vision for what we do and how we do it.
Whether your marketing problem is strategic or creative in nature, there’s no brief we can’t tackle or challenge big enough to intimidate us.

What we do

Brand Consultancy based on in-depth analysis and powerful insights. Original Creative concepts and fresh design executions. Advanced Digital development and user experience solutions.

What we believe

We believe in simplicity. We trust in good energy and fun at work. We enjoy good coffee and good karma. We appreciate clients who are focused & visionary with their brands.

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Welcome to APRIL
an independent
strategy +
design +
development
STUDIO
based in Belgrade.

Strategic Products and Services Aimed at Transforming Complex Marketing Challenges Into Simple, Engaging And Creative Solutions.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Communication & Brand Strategy | Engagement Strategy | Brand Architecture | Brand (Re)Positioning | Market & Competitive Analysis | Trend Watching


You can outsource our strategic services independently from design and development, including:

Creative Planning (briefs, insights, trend reports)
Strategic Mediation (research, evaluations, workshops)
Creative Writing (naming, messaging, brand books)

KATARINA JOVANOVIĆ
Strategic Lead

With a degree in social psychology, keen interest for media culture, and innate feel for design and visual arts, Katarina is a true creative planner.

Hailing from a rich planning background where she’s done planning for both local and international markets and clients (such as Nestlé, The Coca Cola Company, MasterCard and many others) she’s a versatile strategist who’s equally fluent in analytics and research as in creative concepts and brand strategies.

Being a sharp thinker with high aesthetic criteria, she keeps her focus on both communication and visual impact of our clients, always ready to push ideas to their full potential.


JOVAN SPAHIĆ
Strategic Lead

Jovan is the head honcho in a wide range of disciplines from advertising and branding to digital and creative planning.

A former Global Vice President of Strategy with McCann Erickson, he comes from a world-class strategic planning background, and brings a tremendous international experience to our clients.

Jovan has worked on the array of valuable brands including some heavy weights such as Formula 1, The Coca-Cola Company, Carlsberg, Nestlé to name a few.

He's a true out of the box thinker with unconventional ideas and storytelling skills.


Creative Concepts and Design Executions That are Smart, Fresh and Connecting, Regardless of the Medium.


CREATIVE SERVICES:

Visual Identities & Branding | Digital & Web Design | Packaging | Signage | Illustrations | Copywriting | Naming | Print Advertising | Experiential Marketing | Content & Engagement


PRODUCTION SERVICES:

Photography | Video Production | Print Production

Vladimir Petrović
Creative Lead / Founder

After having worked for various advertising agencies, Vladimir decided to pursue his own brand of craftsmanship and co-found April studio.

Being addicted to brand identity design, pixel perfection and convergence of arts and technology, he keeps his skill set on a constant expand mode.

He is a creative problem solver and hands-on creative lead. With a keen eye for both design and strategic approach to business needs, he is an original thinker that can best be described as a strategic art director.

On top of all, he’s the patron of focus & simplicity in thinking and design that set us apart.


Miloš Sibinović
Creative Lead / Founder

Following years of independent and inspired artistic exploration on one hand, and extensive education in the field of marketing on the other, Milos has decided to settle and co-found April studio.

He’s an unconventional idea maker with a mathematical brain, always focused on conceptually sound, yet results oriented creative solutions.His out-of-the-box drive makes him more interested in real creative expression rather than pure executions.

As a ceaseless thinker,he’s an excellent communicator and the patron of rousing, humor filled and non-hierarchical atmosphere at our studio.


Advanced Content Management Systems & Responsive Web Design and Development Solutions Aimed at Delivering The Best User Experience Possible.


DIGITIAL SERVICES:

Website Development | Content Management Systems | Blogs and Social Media | E-Commerce | E-Marketing | SEO


PRODUCTION SERVICES:

Support and Hosting | Websites Maintenance and Administartion | Content Editing

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Nadežda Perišić Savić
Development Lead

With a degree in landscape architecture, Nadin’s road to becoming an expert in programming and development has been everything but conventional. She’s a multi-talented enthusiast for new technologies with an experimental and playful mindset that she applies to her work making our digital solutions both creative and smooth.

She’s a specialist in web and browser technologies, including PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, user experience, cross-browser compatibility and high-performance/low latency web applications with a special talent of making the development process seem less of a rocket science for us and our clients.


RAJ Winery

Packaging design for the new winery in Serbia called Raj, meant to attract attention and generate awareness.

/ identity, packaging

THINK & Travel

Think & Travel is a newly established tourist agency based in Belgrade. When Think & Travel came to us they neither had a name nor brand identity, but they had a clear business objective: to establish an agency that stands out in a crowded and undifferentiated market.

/ case studies, indentity, web

LOGOS

Collection of logos, logotypes, symbols and icons developed for various clients.

/ identity

BON’A PARTE

In December 2012, BON’A PARTE was searching for a design studio to service its digital marketing activities and improve its online performance. They picked APRIL, and we have been friends since.

/ case studies

BRATISLAV MILENKOVIĆ

Bratislav Milenković is an established Belgrade based illustrator. We were approached by Bratislav to develop his new portfolio website.

/web

SEVER ZOLAK

Sever Zolak is an established Belgrade based fashion photographer. We were approached by Mr. Zolak to design and develop his new commercial website.

/ web

FULLHOUSE - OGILVY

In order to announce affiliation with one of the biggest advertising systems Ogilvy and Mather, Belgrade based advertising agency Fullhouse hired us to create a direct mail to be sent to its clients and business partners.

/ identity

SAV TAJ GLUMAC

SAV TAJ GLUMAC is a newly established Serbian casting agency working with both established actors and new talents. Our role was to develop the visual identity and web site.

/ identity, web

POINT Café

Point bakery & café is a chain of coffeehouses in Belgrade offering a variety of pastries, deserts and coffee beverages. We created the visual identity, marketing materials and packaging for the brand.

/ identity