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For new project enquiries, please get in touch with our account director Fleur at fleur@afom.com.au

Founder and creative director, Suzy Tuxen begun A Friend of Mine in early 2009. With 20 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 of 7 including account director, three designers and two website developers 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.

  • Branding
  • Strategy
  • Design
  • Naming
  • Stationery
  • Signage and wayfinding
  • 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
  • 4A Gallery
  • 5 Senses Coffee
  • Art Pharmacy
  • Arné Skincare
  • Ball & Doggett Fine Paper
  • Bayport
  • Bibelot Patisserie
  • Carver Films
  • DesignStuff
  • Doherty Design Studio
  • Embla
  • Elk
  • Future Future
  • Good Vibes Yoga
  • Great Wrap
  • Halcyon Lake Rugs & Carpets
  • Hazelbrook Legal
  • Hardie Grant Publishers
  • Hommey Cushions
  • Kester Black
  • Lesa Restaurant
  • Lune Croissanterie
  • Makers' Mrkt
  • Milka
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Pan Macmillan Publishers
  • Planned Living Architects
  • Rollers
  • Schwartz Media
  • Studio Griffiths Interior Design
  • Supergraph
  • The Doctor's Studio
  • World Square
  • Yugen Tea

We are always happy to receive design portfolios, which we bookmark for when we get busy. Please submit your portfolio and short CV to us@afom.com.au. Unfortunately we are not always able to respond to your email. We are not currently offering internships.

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A selection of some of the many websites we have created over the years for a multitude of clients, from small and experimental sites, to large ecommerce sites, and more.

With a team as vibrant and exuberant as the artworks they facilitate — Art Pharmacy is a full-service art and culture agency whom we worked closely with through a rebranding and positioning process. Our custom e-commerce enabled portfolio site brings the Art Pharmacy brand language and persona to life, uniting together their creative consultancy and an online gallery showcasing emerging and established artists.

Hazelbrook Legal is a Canberra-based strategic legal advisory firm who we worked together with to renew the brand, solidify Hazelbrook’s warm intelligence and mark their position within the industry. We designed and developed an immersive online experience for Hazelbrook Legal, featuring our new brand and art direction. Their agility, focus and expertise come through in this considered online experience.

Studio Gorman is an interior design studio based in Sydney. We created a custom website that is both down to earth and elevated, just like their projects. The website is designed to build upon the notion of layering – of materials, colours, styles and periods.

Beci Orpin is one of the most iconic female creatives in Melbourne. We created this playful custom portfolio website for her.

Kerrin is an Australian menswear label. We designed this highly customised Shopify website that not only presents their products cleanly, but also conveys their brand story; in particular, their love of exploring and celebrating travel, the outdoors and contemporary Australian culture. Full case study coming soon!

A loose and charming website built in-house for Lesa – a restaurant that loves honest wine and food.

Bayport is property development and civil construction company. We designed this informative website with interactive exploration and vibrant art direction to demonstrate the sheer scale and level of experience Bayport has.

Halcyon Lake are purveyors of fine rugs and carpets. We created a website for them that's just as functional as it is beautiful and elevated.

Together with Souvenir Society, we created Pattern for Yemen, a charity project that raised over $40,000 for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. We designed and coded this fun Shopify website to sell art cloths for the cause.

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A warm & huggable brand and eCommerce website for the look good, feel good cushion store — Hommey. Being a new product to the market, our solution for Hommey needed to embody a friendly, and approachable persona, oozing charm whilst being accessible. Our brand tonality is one of comfort with a squishable brandmark, retro throwback colours & a playful suite of illustrations.

Studio Griffiths is an interior design practice with an uncomplicated but considered philosophy. We created a website to hero the beautiful spaces Studio Griffiths creates, along with the stunning photography by Sharyn Cairns and Tom Blachford.

World leaders in Artificial Intelligence, Trellis Data’s machine learning platform distills complex data problems into meaningful and unparalleled intelligence outcomes. We art directed an animation to compliment our redesign of Trellis’ website, abstractly representing the machine learning process and documenting the journey from unstructured data to assignment of meaning.

Milka is an online store that sells a curated collection of adorable homewares, toys, accessories and more for children. We created this cute custom eCommerce website that not only presents her wares, but also her moodboarding and interior design services.

Exceptional experiences in food, wine, and revelry across five idiosyncratic venues in the city of Sydney. The Swillhouse difference is unmistakable, wholeheartedly welcoming you to a world of devoted hospitality. Our custom built website is clean and functional, but with the distinctive edge you'd expect from venues where extraordinary things can happen.

Based in New Zealand, Arné is a 100% natural anti-pollution skincare brand dedicated to taking care of your skin. We created a brand identity featuring a custom logotype, loosely sketched charcoal textures that abstractly represent pollution, and organic shapes denoting the ability to wipe it away. The customised eCommerce website is fresh, clean yet functional, telling the story and purpose of the product & rare active ingredients.

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For new project enquiries, please get in touch with our account director Fleur at fleur@afom.com.au