Design, Illustration and Architecture
 

Design and Illustration Overview

I design, illustrate, and create, with a strong focus on handmade and craft, and am based in Melbourne, Australia.

Each project is treated as a design problem. It begins with a message, process, or audience in mind, for which creative solutions are explored.

A lot of my work is intended to delight and amuse, and draws inspiration from folklore, craft, and illustration for children. Some projects are more didactic, and draw upon an interest in diagrams, early modernism, and the process of creative thought. And many of the works have tactile elements.

The work covers a broad range of media, including drawing, collage, printmaking, paper craft, embroidery, watercolour and painting. Most of the designs feature handmade elements.  

I recently studied design and typography at Old School New School, have a background in architectural practice, and graduated from QUT in 2004 with the AIA professional prize.

I welcome any feedback, collaborations or commissions.
 



Keen's Curry Horse
collage of matchsticks, card, tin



Yak
collage of sticky tabs, pencil



Astronomical Diagrams
collage of card, paper fasteners



Two Suns
collage of matchsticks, card, mandarin


Susan's Heart Beat Expectant collage of card, paper fastener


Susan's Heart Beat Expectant
collage of card, paper fastener



Sun and Earth
collage of matchsticks, card



If Possible, I Will Ride!
coloured pencil drawing



Corona
coloured pencil drawing



VG Valiant
coloured pencil drawing



1959 Cadillac Eldorado
coloured pencil drawing


Texture for Pivot Promotional Set pencil and compass


Texture for Pivot Promotional Set
pencil and compass



Circle Pattern
watercolour



Red Riding Hood Pinata
papier mache, 60 cm



Border Collie Papercut
cut card



Moebius Puppet
card, paper fasteners, 1 m2


Architects and Designers ink, nib pen, watercolour


Architects and Designers
ink, nib pen, watercolour



Krampus Pinata
papier mache, 60 cm



Living Room Dancing
nib pen and ink


 
Diagram of Inspirations pen, handwritten text, embroidery thread, pins, stickers. A0 size.


Diagram of Inspirations
pen, handwritten text, embroidery thread, pins, stickers. A0 size.



Door Knob Figurine
door knobs, paint



Cast Wax Figurine
wax, paint



Door Knob Figurine
door knobs, paint



Skeleton Puppet
card, weaving, fasteners, 60 cm