Rising Creative is a Melbourne based, full service creative marketing studio. Rising Creative was crafted from a desire to help individuals and businesses transform their lofty branding dreams into a reality.

At Rising Creative, we’re not afraid of heights. We endeavour to rise above the noise of the mainstream, so that your message can be seen, heard and most importantly, remembered. We don’t let you get bogged down by the marketing machine, but instead ensure that the cogs turn in your favour.

With over a decade of top agency experience ranging across digital marketing, graphic design, copywriting, website development, social media strategy, content creation and business consulting, Rising Creative understands what it takes to elevate your business and your brand.

Rising Creative promises cutting edge design, powerful copy and clever digital strategies to create a branding identity you will be proud of.

It’s time to rise with us.

Lara Antonelli Leorke

Lara Antonelli-Leorke

Managing Director

With an eclectic yet formidable background that includes international fashion and music journalism, Lara has worked as a Senior Account Manager and Group Account Director at high calibre advertising, marketing and social media agencies throughout Melbourne. Her expertise in global branding covers FMCG, health, government, fashion, beauty, property and luxury automotive. Lara unifies her expertise in advertising, editing, content creation, copywriting, client liaison, social media, campaign executions and strategic thinking to project a clear, concise and strong message for brands.

Lara’s clients throughout her nearly decade long experience in the industry have included Maybelline New York, Zagame Group (Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini), Audi, Yarra Valley Water, NAB, Le Tan, Tetley, CBRE and Bouygues.

Lara’s freelance journalism has seen her attend countless fashion weeks in Australia and New York, as well as interview many A-list celebrities, actors, directors, musicians and models. Contributing to many high profile publications such as FashionTrend, Fashion Journal, Cleo, Manhattan Fashion Directory and Lifelounge, Lara now also runs her own online fashion, music and travel publication called, Pen To Paper.

Striving to constantly produce high quality content and ground breaking digital and social strategies, no idea is too great and no endeavour too difficult for Lara to execute powerfully.


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