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For new project enquiries, please get in touch with us at suzytuxen@afom.com.au

Founder and creative director, Suzy Tuxen begun A Friend of Mine in early 2009. With 15 years of design experience under her belt, she has worked at studios in London and Melbourne, spoken at numerous industry leading events, as well as taught design and typography at RMIT university.

As creative director, Suzy oversees the team and has hands-on involvement in all projects. Suzy is highly considered in her approach to design; weaving craft with strategy to create utterly unique outcomes with broad appeal. Suzy is joined designers Veronica Lee and Michael Precel.

  • Branding
  • Design
  • Naming
  • Strategy
  • Stationary
  • Signage
  • Packaging
  • Digital design and development
  • Websites
  • Apps
  • Animation
  • Art direction
  • Projects
  • Environments
  • Advertising
  • Editorial
  • Video direction
  • Showreels
  • Film clips
  • Publication design
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Environmental design
  • Exhibition design
  • Venue or event collateral
  • Uniform and upholstery design
  • Signage and way-finding
  • 5 Senses Coffee
  • Bayport
  • Bibelot Patisserie
  • Broadsheet Melbourne
  • Carver Films
  • DesignStuff
  • Doherty Design Studio
  • Embla
  • Elk
  • Good Vibes Yoga
  • Halcyon Lake Rugs & Carpets
  • Hardie Grant Publishers
  • Huddle Design
  • Janken
  • Ball & Doggett
  • Lune Croissanterie
  • Melbourne Museum
  • NMIT University
  • Pan Macmillan Publishers
  • Pixel Flix
  • Planned Living Architects
  • Rendercorp Victoria
  • Resident GP
  • Schwartz Media
  • Studio Griffiths Interior Design
  • Supergraph
  • The Doctor's Studio
  • The Town Mouse
  • Therapeutic Guidelines
  • Tourism Victoria
  • Wired Magazine
  • Waffee

We are not currently hiring, but always happy to receive folios to add to our freelance roster. Please address them to us@afom.com.au.

We are not currently offering internships either, but if you'd like to apply for our infrequent programs, please send a small sample of work to us@afom.com.au.

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Pattern for Yemen will be an initiative by A Friend of Mine and The Souvenir Society enlisting the help of 15 local and international artists to help raise funds for the crisis in Yemen, one of the largest humanitarian issues currently facing the global community.

Check out the site here.

Planned Living Architects is a Mornington Peninsula based creative team of architects, highly regarded for their decades of experience and expertise working with coastal and rural areas.

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We created a brand identity that represents their pared-back style and well-considered philosophy. The logotype features a fun interplay between their full name and its acronym, which was dictated by the negative space of where the full words would sit.

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The branding is supported by a subtle, tactile pattern which references structure versus nature in a formation that abstractly suggests both the local rugged terrain and, more subtly, ocean waves.

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A simple and minimal website ties the brand together, with a gentle rollover detail on the acronym revealing the full name.

The local surf scene is also referenced with ocean photography by Sean Fennessy, scattered amongst PLA's portfolio, a drawcard for aspiring clients wishing to build beach houses in the local surrounds.

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Design by Suzy Tuxen and Veronica Lee. Photography by Sean Fennessy. House photography by Derek Swalwell and Ben Hosking. Folio photography by Sarah Anderson.