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Website design, User Experience Design, frontend page designs, creative direction and artdirection for well loved design hunter online platform.
Habitus and their republic of design hunters celebrate authentic design as a way of life.
From its base in Australia it seeks out the uniqueness of the Asia Pacific, be it interiors, art, architecture or products - with curated stories behind the stories.
The website and the well loved and collected coffee table print magazine are a collaboration with Financial Review's design editor Stephen Todd and deputy editor Holly Colleen, both leaders in their field.
Successful 2017 season campaign and brand refresh for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Company - the preferred choir of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, performing in Australia's premiere arts venue the Sydney Opera House with monumental works such as Bach's St Matthew's Passion, Mozart's Requiem, Handel's Messiah, and more featuring up to 400 choristers and the orchestra.
The successful campaign includes the Season brochure launch in Government House, an extensive and successful online campaign, the Sydney Opera House campaign and vitrine posters, banners, google and social media campaigns, and design and roll out for 9 concerts including advertising, posters, taxi backs, online concert campaigns, Opera House graphics, and 20p programm design for each concert. Also AvantCard postcard and mini mag design and production.
Art Direction and Design of 224 page publication featuring Fashion, Beauty, Art photography and travel stories from Australia and the Pacific. Bilingual in Mandarin and English. Editor Marian Simms, publisher Chao Xian Yang. Photographers Jez Smith, Michele Aboud, James Mills and more. View website www.koncierge.com.au and online edition
Online magazine concepts, design, typography and art direction for multimedia experimental magazine 'SUPPLY' - editors Stephen Todd (ex Numero, Dutch, Wallpaper magazine) and Amanda Talbot (ex Elle Decoration UK) - Styling Akira, photographer Nicholas Samartis. The magazine prototype was featuring video, sound effects, moving type - in progress throughout 2012.
Branding, logo, design, and photographic art direction and concepts, plus website design, stationary design and mediation website, for leading chambers 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers Sydney.
Collaborator Leuver Design
Photographic Art Direction, collage design and Website Design for leading Barristers Nigel Bowen Chambers. The site is featuring innovative sliding navigation utilising Ajax technology and is also optimised for iPad and mobile devices.
Copy Damon Birrell
Collaborator Leuver Design
Concept and Design Art Direction for internationally operating Australian company Wovin Wall who make a dimensional wall surfacing system which is also used for soundproofing
the visual navigation mimicking the wovin wall system is complemented by a state of the art filtering system for the top navigation its minimal approach appealing to interior design visitors
coding by kinetik
Cream Magazine - a cooler blend of pop culture, Kylie Minogue Cover.
Magazine designed and art directed by Sylvia Weimer at Spacelab Design, programming of iPad app by Oomph under Sylvia's direction.
Features music links, video links, social media links, overlays, 360 degrees swivels.
Concept, design and campaign for 50th Sydney Film Festival. City of Sydney banners, program booklet design, Cinema banners for Dendy Opera Quays, JC Decaux banners throughout the city, State Theatre banners, merchandising material. Included managing daily press advertisements on very short turn around and producing a collectors item programm book edition with metallic ink. In collaboration with Leuver Design.
For 60th Sydney Film Festival supporting role to collaborator Leuver Design and creative director Marita Leuver, contribution to initial pitch document, contribution to programm cover and program pages, artwork support for programm, slides, and rollout of press ads, see SFF 2013 on www.leuverdesign.com.au.
Typographic design approach for Kaliman Gallery Vernissage invitations AND CONCERTINAS using colour combinations representative of the artist's colour palette, on thick uncoated environmentally friendly paper stock and printed in largest size Australia Post allowed for letter postage (over A5) maximising resources
Concept, Art Direction, Branding and Website Design for one of Australia's largest Furniture companies.
The site is using latest technologies such as Ajax, Kinetiks custom CMS secure online shopping, optimisation for iPad and mobile devices. project scope also included art direction for the King blog and the graphics for the Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Branding, design and roll out of graphics for HHMP Melbourne conference 'Multiple Perspectives' on HIV treatment, banners, conference website and cover and intro pages of 248 page publication.
Website Re-Design of Holdsworth House Medical Practice in collaboration with Kurni Kwok (inhouse CMS) incl screen design for the moving display screens throughout the practice.
Supporting role in rebrand of Holdsworth House Medical Practice, in collaboration with Leuver Design, Kurni Kwok and Dr Dick Quan.
Hand-delivered invitation for Alberts Music 125th birthday dinner in form of a 12 page brochure featuring the history of Songster and Alberts Music from the 1900's through to the 1950s, 60's and 70's through to signing up Rock group AC/DC, photo and font graphic collages and hand stitched binding of mini brochure. In collaboration with Tony Assness and Leuver Design.
German born founder Sylvia Weimer launched Spacelab Design initially with A focus on editorial design + art direction for luxury brands and fashion & lifestyle publications, online and print campaigns in the architecture/art/ fashion/furniture/lifestyle sector. Her previous successfully run studio in Germany, Weimer Communication Design, worked for Motorola Euro HQ, Nassauische Sparkasse Bank, Chrysler, and the Fluxus Art movement.
Sylvia enjoys a reputation as a leading international art director, designer and typographer, see Linkedin profile and Creative Director profile on The Loop Creative portal. Spacelab developed an ever growing reputation in designing mastheads & typefaces for clients, publications and books.
Professional involvement include member of Type Directors Club NY, AGDA Australian Graphic Design Association, Friends Of Carriageworks Art Centre, Former co-member of the Contemporary Benefactors Art Gallery Of New South Wales AGNSW, editorial contributor for architecture and design magazines in Singapore, Shanghai/HK, Germany, and Australia/NZ, member of judge panel at Capture Photography Awards. High commendation in book awards for University Of Queensland Art Museum’s monograph of artist Linde Ivimey’s work together with Martin Brown of Martin Brown Gallery. Website Of The Year for Silberbromide first Australian photography portal with Pierre Kuhn.
Spacelab Design and Sylvia are regularly collaborating with hand picked specialists and with other design and online studios on a range of large scale projects. All collaborators, freelancers, interns and associates share my big passion for design and typography, whilst focus is on our client’s communications objectives to help clients to achieve their goals successfully in their markets. Recent successful collaborations include a 44-page St Vincent Heart Health online portal for St Vincent Hospital and branding for a St Vincent Research Project launched soon, Also the successful Musica Viva newsletter redesign with Permission online strategists. Past successful collaborations include projects with Leuver Design for the Sydney Film Festival 2003, Goethe Institute, C3D Architecture, Assness, and Alberts Music, also the initial Macquairie Bank website redesign with Julian Oppen from Fullcream.
For large online projects that require CMS, e-commerce systems, apps or mobile sites we work with a range of hand selected regular technology partners. Other associates available to our clients are senior editorial writers, marketing writers, strategy specialists, app producers, SEO specialists, legal specialists, photographers, stylists, producers, all at the top of their field.