leadership

Our work is highly regarded in the region and around the world.

Or,

developing great brands, ideas and events is our business. We don’t make work to win awards; we enter appropriate projects into industry credentialed awards and publishing programmes which contribute to the public record.

We are regularly invited to contribute to judging panels, conferences, publications, exhibitions and appointed to boards and committees around the world – we are grateful for all invitations and value contributing back to the community we serve.

Awards

Australian Writer and Art Directors Awards

Finalist 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003
Silver Award 2003

Australian Design Biennale Awards
(formerly Australian Graphic Design
Association Awards)

2012/ 6 AGDA Awards

Australian Graphic Design Association Awards

1998/ 10 Distinctions, 1 Judges Choice, 1 Pinnacle
2000/ 1 Distinction
2002/ 12 Distinctions, 2 Judges Choice, 1 Special Recognition, 1 Pinnacle
2004/ 2 Distinctions, 3 Finalists
2006/ 3 Distinctions
2008/ 4 Distinctions, 3 Finalists
2010/ 3 Distinctions, 4 Finalists

Melbourne Art Directors Awards
2001/ 7 Finalists, 1 Bronze
2002/ 7 Finalists, 1 Best of Category
2003/ 2 Finalists, 1 Silver
2004/ 1 Bronze

Miscellaneous Awards

2004 Spicers Paperpoint Letterhead Competition winner
2006 Australian Creative Hotshop Finalist
2006 Desktop Magazine Create Awards Finalist
2006 Victorian Premiers Design Awards Finalist
2010 Create Awards Finalist
2013 Create Awards Winner – Illustration
2013 Create Awards Finalist

Photographic awards

Corbis Creative Behinds the Lens
2009 / Winner

Australian Graphic Design Association Awards
2002/ 2 Distinction
2004/ 2 Finalist

Melbourne Art Directors Awards
2000/ 1 Finalist
2001 St Kilda Calendar Competition Finalist

Graphic design judging panels

New York Art Directors Club, Australian Writers and Art Directors Awards, Australian Graphic Design Association Awards, Adelaide Art Directors Awards, Brisbane Art Directors Awards, Melbourne Art Directors Awards, Perth Art Directors Awards

Exhibitions

2003 Melbourne Fringe Festival/Express Yourself, Artery, Fitzroy — Proof your where here
2004 Melbourne International Fashion Festival — Arts program, Sunday again street exhibition
2005 Australian Poster Annual, Melbourne/ 4 posters selected
2005 Australian Style Vibes in Sweden/ 2 posters exhibited
2005 AIGA Urban Tree Project, New York New York/ 1 poster exhibited
2006 Australian Poster Annual, Melbourne/ 4 posters exhibited
2006 State of Design Exhibition, Melbourne Museum
2007 $20 only poster exhibition at IMP Gallery
2010 Australian Poster Annual, Brisbane/ 1 poster exhibited
2010 The Australian Project, Melbourne, Brisbane/ 1 poster exhibited
2011 Diamonds in the Rough, Lamington Drive, Melbourne/ curated exhibition
2012 20 years of Glass Mountains, AGDA Pinnacle Exhibition, Platform Gallery/ curated exhibition

Conferences

2005 AGIdeas International Conference, Melbourne / Speaker
2006 AGDA National Conference, Noosa / Speaker
2008 Semi Permanent, Auckland / Speaker with 3 Deep Design
2008 AGDA National Conference, Adelaide / Speaker
2009 ICOGRADA Conference, Beijing/ speaker
2010 Business of Design Week Melbourne, Hong Kong / speaker
2010 Sydney Design Festival, Sydney / speaker
2011 Gravity Free, San Francisco/ speaker
2012 AGI Open, Hong Kong/ speaker
2013 AGIdeas International Conference, Melbourne / Speaker

Appointments

1997 — 1999/ Australian Graphic Design Association NSW Chapter Councilor, Vice President 1998, 1999
2001 — 2002/ 2002 AGDA Biennial National Awards Graphic committee, Design Coordinator
2003 — 2005/ Sessional lecturer, Faculty of Design, Swinburne University
2005 — 2010/ Australian Graphic Design Association Victorian Chapter Councilor, Treasurer
2011 — 2012/ Australian Design Biennale, Chair
2013/ Nite Art, Melbourne, Co founder and creative director

Memberships

2004 — selected for membership to Alliance Graphique Internationale
1994 — Australian Graphic Design Association