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THERE Design is looking for a dynamic 'Multi-Tasking Ninja' Project Manager to join our thriving Surry Hills team. Read more.

Now Hiring - Are you out THERE?

THERE Design is looking for a dynamic 'Multi-Tasking Ninja' Project Manager to join our thriving Surry Hills team. 

Seeking a Project Manager for THERE

(Permanent, Full Time, Immediate Start)

•  As part of THERE's project management team you will be driving a range of exciting branding and environmental projects through their life-cycle from project set-up and concept development, right through to managing documentation and production.  


•  You will have an interest in branding and the built environment (and/or architecture / interior design), keen to develop a strong understanding of the processes and functionality associated with the planning for and development of built forms. 


•  You will be responsible for the efficient management and delivery of multiple projects (with the support and guidance of the Projects Director and Creative Director) and you will be responsible for liaison with clients at senior levels to ensure clear communication, timely responses and effective delivery on agreed client expectations.


•  On a daily basis you will be responsible for everything that it takes to run a project smoothly including: client and supplier relations, resourcing the design studio, written briefs, budget management and financials, contact reports, project schedules, prioritisation and quality control.


•  You should have 4 + years experience in a similar role and be a highly organised process driven, creative thinker who is a team player and enthusiastic about the management of projects and clients.


What it Takes
To be successful in this role you…
•  Have 4 years or more of highly relevant project management / account service experience

•   Are disciplined, tenacious, self motivated and process driven

•   Have excellent written and verbal communication skills particularly over the phone and in meetings

•   Have successfully demonstrated that you take responsibility and do what it takes

•   Are tertiary educated and demonstrate the ability to think strategically

•  Can work with wide range of people at all decision-making levels

•  You like the breadth and depth of branding, signage and environments and want to learn more about this industry

•  Have intermediate to advanced computer skills (Mac, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, preferably Streamtime). 


What's in it for you?
•  You will be working with the best. THERE is SEGD and AGDA award winning agency.

•  You will be part of a smart company with a progressive and ambitious vision.

•  Beautiful warehouse office filled with great people.

•  Full support of established systems, growth opportunities, training and professional development.


•  THERE is creative design agency that specialises with branding in the built environment.

•  Studios in Singapore & Sydney

•  We create strategic campaigns and programmes that actively engage customers with brands. 

•  We are an award-winning creative consultancy and offer: brand strategy, Identity and branding, graphic and branded environments and signage, with digital running vertically through our business.

•  Our clients include: 3M, Google, LinkedIn, Adshel, Lendlease, Apple, Charter Hall, Emaar, CBRE, Hassell, Stylecraft.

Please send your application with the subject "PROJECT MANAGER” to:

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CareerTrackers Gala 2016

Event campaign branding for this years 2016 CareerTrackers Gala  Read more.

CareerTrackers Gala 2016

Another great year recognising the talented graduates and alumni at this years 2016 CareerTrackers Gala 

CareerTrackers is a national not-for-profit organisation that works with Indigenous university students and private sector companies to create career pathways through a structured internship program. They recruit students and companies to create matches that fulfill the career objectives of students and the cultural diversity goals of sponsoring companies.

THERE have been brand consultants with CareerTrackers for over 6years, creating all the branded communication touchpoints. This years design approach focussed on celebrating the the 'Legacy of Emerging Alumni' that have passed through the internship program.

As part of the event deliverables we designed the overall master campaign look and feel, the primary event program, bespoke polished concrete awards and multiple 5m event banners


Posted by Paul Taboure in Interiors, Branding, Corporate and Design.
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Kamiwaza Paper Craft Awards

A celebration of paper and it's craftsmanship. Read more.

Kamiwaza Paper Craft Awards

The Kamiwaza Paper Craft Awards are a Japanese craft paper award presented by a paper company, for amateurs and professional designers.

The identity and awards are in themselves designed by a favourite studio of mine, Tokyo-based 6D are also precisely a practice what the Kamiwaza Paper Craft Awares about - paper and it's craftsmaship. 


From the elegant, delicate posters which celebrates an ancient Japanese art, ‘incrustation’ in which contrasting materials are applied as an inlay to help show what the Kamiwaza Paper Craft Awards are all about.Three types of paper were inlaid to the base paper, with beautiful earthy pastel toned hands working together to create the large scale lettering.

This brings to focus the technique and expertise required to produce such beautiful work, which is what makes the posters so successful, as it’s a 'celebration of the process of working with paper’ in itself. Attracting entries form amateurs to professionals alike to these Awards, run by a Japanese paper company.

The cutting, gluing and re-arranging of the Kanji characters by these pair of hands, give way to a flexible system that can spell out various phrases and words using the customised font.

This form language informs the different built forms for each of the different categories of winners, which are ultimately a stacked trophy - a house of cards.

As a designer who works in 3D and the built form, it's great to see something so beautifully executed far away from the usual materials of signage and environmental graphics to something so simple, as paper. 

white award

red award

green award

combined awards

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Suspended paper installations

Challenging the traditional use of the 2D medium Read more.

Suspended paper installations

As designers, we are constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to use paper. The work of artist Angela Glajcar is one that caught our eye, challenging traditional use of the 2D medium by creating beautiful installation pieces.

Formerly, Glajcar's works utilised steel and wood. More recently, her sculptures are built from a series of strung white paper sheets, with textured rips through the centre that create tunnel-like channels resembling caves or mountains.

Airy and light in form, the use of illumination and space generates voluminous works. 

Varying in position, the paper sculptures are either suspended from ceilings or protrude from walls, creating elegant captivating designs.

Glajcar's impressive works have been exhibited all over the world. Have a look at one of her most astonishing here.

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Placemaking in the wild

Typically, placemaking is intended to endure for a significant amount of time to give a place its identity and personality. Artist Simon Beck and his transient large-scale artworks manages to reinvent a new sense of placemaking, in the natural environment. Read more.

Placemaking in the wild

Using locations such as the Swiss Alps and sandy beaches in New Zealand, Beck creates massive geometric artworks using his footprints by trudging across sand or through snow. 

Each site usually stretches for hundreds of metres and each site-specific piece is pre-planned using a computer and carefully mapped out on-site. Beck then can spend entire days painstakingly trampling out the intricate patterns. Well that's one way of keeping fit whilst working! 

Several years worth of his work can be appreciated on Facebook

(via Colossal)

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Contemporary logos meet historical art

What happens when design and art separated by 500 years come together? Read more.

Contemporary logos meet historical art

As innovative designers we often seek inspiration from contemporary design, historical art and everything in between.  

When Filipino graphic artist, Eisen Bernard, removed the 500 years of everything in between with his unique juxtapositions, we got reminded of how much design and art have evolved over time. 

Here at THERE, we often look beyond the realms of design to help us ideate and innovate. Essentially taking a step back or moving laterally in order to leap forward.


Apple meets The Son of Man by René Magritte

NASA meets The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh


Ferrari meets Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David


Air Jordan meets Death of Ajax by Henri Auguste Calixte César Serrur


Playboy meets Young Hare by Albrecht Dürer


To see the Eisen's full set of juxtapositions, click here


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Now Hiring - Are you out THERE

A new opportunity for Enviro-Graphic Designers to join the growing THERE team Read more.

Now Hiring - Are you out THERE

This is a opportunity to join our growing team and work on some awesome projects with a great team producing amazing high-end design

Mid weight Graphic Environmental Designers
(Contract &/or Full time)

Senior Graphic Environmental Designers
(Contract &/or Full time)

The Company
THERE are one of Australias leading creative specialist agencies. Our award-winning dynamic studios are in Singapore & Sydney.

We design branded experiences for the built environment that capture imagination and positively influence the way people think, feel and do.

We are looking to fill 2 roles in our Sydney Studio;
– Mid-weight Graphic Environmental Designers
– Senior Graphic Environmental Designers  

The Contract Role
You will be working alongside our Head of Environments and design team for high profile clients such as Google, AFP, Lendlease and Linked In.

You will need to be skilled at creating bespoke designs for interior and exterior environments, wayfinding & signage.

You will need to have:
– Have a good sense for 3D design
– Understand masterplanning
– Have a high-end design aesthetic
– Design development and documentation drawings and
– Have a good knowledge of materiality and production in the built environment.

It will be an advantage if you have experience/qualifications in:
– Industrial design
– Interior design
– Architecture

You will thrive on being creative, meticulous, confident in dealing with clients, handling multiple projects in THERE’s busy studio. We expect you to be driven, be able to work autonomously and get on with the job at hand whilst having fun doing it.

Benefits include:
- Opportunities for training and development.
- Part of a friendly team in the highly-creative area of Surry hills melting pot
- Great work culture, team outings, lunches, keep fit every week

The ideal candidate:
Applications are sought from self-starter candidates who have:
– Strong environmental skills (From concept through to construction)
– Strong design and documentation skills
– Adobe skilled (Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
– Able to manage multiple projects at one time
– High attention to detail
– Tenacious attitude and highly motivated
– 4+ years in enviro design
– Fun, friendly, strong communicator and collaborator

Please note:
– Only Successful applicants will be contacted
– Must have working visa / residency
– No Recruitment agencies pls.

– CV/folio and covering letter to

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Old is New Again

A new trend in environmental graphics that has its roots firmly planted in the past. Read more.

Old is New Again

The old saying that fashion is cyclical seems to be ringing true recently with environmental graphics, as old styles of signage, graphics and typography are being reinvented for a modern audience.

Whilst it is said that 50 years is required for a fashionable look to come back in style,
some recent design projects go back a lot further.

Stained glass windows make a reappearance in this first project by Dutch-based illustrator Stefan Glerum. Two new super-scale designs that depict the history of the building's area adorn a residential project in Amsterdam and combine a centuries-old glazing technique with a graphic style reminiscent of the Art Deco or Bauhaus movements.

On a smaller scale, we've also started to see signage styles replicate the techniques of eras gone by.

This floor-marker signage seen at Sightglass Coffee in San Francisco uses mosaics to provide a fun twist on typography. Taken by @mihailonaca via @canva

Designed by A friend of Mine, the new euro-style dessert restaurant in South Melbourne features a custom-mosaic wall signage. The crafted typography with intricate patterns in a bold and geometric typeface gives a sense of modernity whilst drawing on the traditional techiniques of tiling and gives this boutique a sense of place.

And closer to home, Sydney-based Lynes & Co are doing some beautifully hand-crafted work with traditional signwriting techniques.

Posted by Charlie Bromley & Justine Lesmana in Environmental, and Design.
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THERE features in ArtPower Annual

THERE features in the Way Of The Sign Annual by ArtPower Read more.

THERE features in ArtPower Annual

The 'Way of the Sign V' Annual is a collection of the newest and best projects on signage and wayfinding from Asia Pacific Region.

Announcing THERE has been featured in this years Way of the Sign Annual by Artpower, and this year, THERE's ECD Paul Tabouré was invited to write the book's preface. 

A number of projects include branded environment work for; Suntory, 10/10 Harper Stylecraft and Cabravale Leisure are amongst those featured in this beautifully curated book which interestingly categories projects by colour and materiality in the two volume set. 

Vol.1 features white, black and material finishes such as concrete, bronze, etc. while Vol.2 is more vibrant, with each chapter focusing on a key colour as it goes through the colour wheel. 

As experts in creating brand experiences across the built environment, including signage and wayfinding design, we were delighted for our Executive Creative Director and founder Paul Tabouré to be invited to contribute the preface on THERE's design philosophies and inspirations. 


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