About

We develop ambitious brands for creative organisations.

We revitalise institutions, engage communities and transform business.

We embrace perpetual change.


APPROACH

Brand that resonates.

Your brand:

Harness / Enhance
– Uncover trait
– Reveal personality
– Build character



Influence / Inspire
– Impact thought
– Encourage action
– Create community



Flex / Adapt
– Refine message
– Expand reach
– Establish meaning


PROCESS

Brand future states.

Our method:

Evaluate / Past 
– Review plan 
– Audit use
– Assess effectiveness



Create / Present
– Conceive ideal
– Design pathway
– Implement change



Augment / Future
– Amplify idiosyncrasy
– Differentiate mode
– Analyse progression


PEOPLE

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CHRIS STARR
CREATIVE DIRECTOR /
OWNER

Chris brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience to his role as Creative Director. He has worked in the design departments of both private and public companies, including the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art. Chris was lead designer at the Gallery from 2001 to 2008 before becoming co-owner and design director of a Melbourne design practice.

In 2013, Chris established Studio Starr (formerly Makework) — a studio that is motivated by the impact of meaningful design.


CLIENTS

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RECOGNITION

High Rotation Street Press
MAPDA / 2020 – Informational Brochure (Level A) – Winner

Hivemind
MAPDA / 2020 – Exhibition Brand Package (Level B) – Shortlisted

33Revolutions
MAPDA / 2019 – Exhibition Brand Package (Level B) – Highly Commended

BADC / 2019 – Interpretive – Finalist

DressUP
MAPDA / 2019 – Exhibition Brand Package (Level B) – Highly Commended

National Gallery of Australia Book
BADC / 2019 – Book – Finalist

National Gallery of Australia 2019 Program
BADC / 2019 – Print Marketing – Bronze

PlayUP
MAGNA / 2018 – Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout (Level 4) – Winner

Basic Plumbing Services Skills
ABDA / 2017 – Best Designed Educational Tertiary Book – Winner

The River: A history of Brisbane
MAGNA / 2014 – Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout (Level 1) – Winner

ABDA — Australian Book Design Association

BADC — Brisbane Art Directors Club

MAGNA — Museums and Galleries National Awards / Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA) 

MAPDA — Multimedia & Publication Design Awards / Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA)