Featured work
Creative Victoria
Law Week 2016
Australian National Academy of Music
CNK Catering
S&A Stairs
Wake Exhibition
Strolling Players’ Spirit Lives On
The Hugo
Dow NZ50 Retrospective
Christopher Elliott
Derek Swalwell Photographer
Sharyn Cairns
Regional Arts Victoria
UnitingCare ReGen
42 Wills Street
StudioBrave is a Melbourne based design studio driven by the creation of unique, distinctive and memorable brand communication.
Our Story

We were founded in 2002 by Tim Sutherland and work with clients big and small. Our guiding vision comes from our name. We are inspired by challenging convention and exceeding expectations through brave thinking, approach and execution.

We believe in the power of effective design. It can shift perception, persuade buying behaviour and influence the way we think and feel. Through a rigorous process of research & discovery and strategic thinking, we can unlock potential, differentiate and engage audiences.

What We Do

Brand Strategy
Naming Generation
Brand Identity
Brand Campaigns
Digital Design
Website Design
Art Direction
Publication Design
Annual Reports
Signage & Environmental
Print Communication
Packaging Design

Areas of Expertise

Arts & Culture
Festivals & Events
Architecture & Interior Design
Property Development
Fashion & Retail

Who We Are

Tim Sutherland
Creative Director
BA in Visual Communication
Monash University

After a decade absorbing the best of leading Melbourne design studios, Tim founded StudioBrave in 2002. Harnessing over 20 years of experience he has lead the studio creating, developing and evolving brands like Levi’s, Westfield, Crown Casino, Foster’s Group, Peter Rowland, Royal Children’s Hospital, Moonlight Cinema, City of Port Philip, Netball Australia and Regional Arts Victoria.

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Claudia Boman
Account Director

Claudia brings to Brave a wide range of agency branding experience with a focus on FMCG, Corporate and residential and commercial property development. Her client’s have included; General Mills, ALDI, Penfolds, One&Only Hayman Island, Mirvac, Lendlease, Gurner, Fridcorp and CBUS. Claudia also supports the team with client insight and industry knowledge that promotes intelligent and considered creative.

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Jesse Mallon
Senior Designer
Communication Design
Swinburne University

Jesse joined StudioBrave after gaining a wealth of experience at design studios across Melbourne, including SouthSouthWest where he worked with brands such as Nike and Google. With a strong digital design background, he is able to deliver considered and thoughtful design across all mediums.

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Ella Johnston
Bachelor of Visual Media
Griffith University Gold Coast

After being awarded DIA’s Emerging Designer Award in 2010, Ella completed an internship at the prestigious Neumeister Studio in Stockholm. Following that she gained valuable branding experience with Canyon in the fields of property development, retail and hospitality. Ella also brings to us a strong digital background, and a passion for beautiful and intelligent conceptual design.

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