Imprint is a redesign of the Journal of the Print Council of Australia. With the launch of their 50th edition, the team at Imprint was looking for a new aesthetic to boost the popularity of their magazine amongst new and younger audiences.
I’m Gemma, I am a graphic designer with interests in publishing, packaging and web. I love to use design as a bridge between people, cultures, time and space.
Stopover Bombay record sleeve was designed to the sound of Alice Coltrane’s jazz track, from her album Journey in Satchidananda. I used bright orange, pink and yellow to convey the warm energy of the music. Textured organic shapes combined with bold hand drawn type recreate the layering of instruments.
Emma Wallace identity
Identity design project for a local jewellery maker Emma Wallace, based in Melbourne. A variety of print and digital outcomes were produced using the ‘string and bead’ graphic, intended to reflect the jewellery itself, and the D.I.Y element to Wallace’s practice.
Responsive front-end website design for Michael Kelly’s wood workshop in Carlton. Content optimised to appear on iMac, iPad and iPhone. Designed to be easy to navigate and stylish across multiple platforms.
Dolewave culture publication
Music and culture magazine entitled Dolewave, dedicated to the uniquely Australian music movement. Details the various bands which fall under this genre, including an original article from Zach Schneider of local band Totally Mild. Headings and illustrations drawn on a Wacom 6 tablet. Original photography.
Bombòn chocolate packaging
Mexican folk-art inspired packaging solution for stone ground chocolate brand Bombòn. Vector illustrations adapt from box to box to help identify desired flavour. Individually designed translucent sheets enclose each chocolate bar, adding to a sense of a premium quality.