What… We are an independent creative, strategic, commercial, artful practice, based in Melbourne and beyond. We are a meeting of artful thinking with commerce, creative inquiry with a generous dash of Design Thinking (code for people / audience centred approach). We are highly experienced with manufacturing, retail, business services, hospitality, technology, government, education and cultural based clients and individuals.

Let’s… Local and international inquiries for projects, commissions and cooperations are most welcome.

How… Over twenty-five years, we have worked together with clients, strategists, researchers, writers, image makers, the web, and digital specialists and manufacturers. As a base output we produce brands and campaigns, websites, apps to websites, printed matter, packaging to waysigning systems. We are renowned for imagining, making and co-creating outcomes well beyond expectations.

Why… Our work is developed to capture imaginations, exceed commercial expectations and be a great experience to develop and produce. Everyone is a designer in these times, that said, the hearts and minds who contribute to our work are the ‘X-factor’ required to create real desire, shift and sell, and possibly influence change, or culture.

Who…

Andrew Ashton heads our studio. He is a highly respected and no B.S. creative director, educator, and leader. 100+ industry awards, creative globe-trotting on panels and lectures, and AGI membership is a small slice of his achievements.

Karin Veiser helps deliver projects and client insight. Karin’s HR and business consulting experience at home and abroad (UK, Asia) with major global businesses (NAB, PwC to name a few) keep us real.