About

Evi O. Studio is a Sydney based design office specialising in print and digital publishing, brand identity and creative collaborations.

Working alongside publishers, editors, photographers, stylists, web developers and writers, we’ve got wide-ranging experience completing projects of different sizes and types. Our experience, curiosity and commitment to our clients results in unique and exciting creative and commercial outcomes.

Things we do, things we’ve done: Books, websites, brand identity and collateral, poster design, homeware design collaborations, bottle labels, café menus, colouring walls, typeface creation, creating photography sets, shooting supermarket aisles and making good mixtapes.

Things we want to do: Create giant books and art, design costumes for a music video, invent a new snack, start a vegetable garden, make big abstract sculptures, curate a vending machine, make furniture, and fill the studio with even more plants.

Evi O. Studio is led by Evi O – a designer with over 10 years industry experience. Evi established a reputation for her strong design aesthetic and collaborative spirit during a decade working as a book designer at Penguin Books. Her work has won a number of publishing and design awards, notably the prestigious Young Designer of the Year and Book of the Year, awarded by the Australian Book Design Association (ABDA). She is often asked to speak at writer’s festivals, conferences and universities. 

In addition to her prolific design output, Evi is also a well-known artist, exhibiting her abstract paintings regularly in Sydney and Melbourne.

In her spare time, she can often be found roaming the streets of Marrickville with her whippet Henri.

We have worked with

  • ABC Books
  • Alannah Hill
  • Bethany Kehdy
  • Betinna Campolucci Bordi
  • Briony Fitzgerald
  • Christine Manfield
  • Cranbrook Workshop
  • Darlinghurst Theatre Company
  • Flour and Stone
  • George Calombaris
  • Grandiflora
  • Hardie Grant Books
  • Incu
  • Jessica Elliott Dennison
  • Jamie Durie
  • Julie Gibbs
  • Karen Martini
  • Karen McCartney
  • Kyle Books
  • La Trobe University
  • Liane Moriarty
  • Little Hare Books
  • Luke Nguyen
  • Matthew Evans
  • Megan Morton
  • Melbourne University Publishing
  • Milligram Studio
  • Murdoch Books
  • Nadine Bush
  • Natalie King
  • Paul Bangay
  • Pan Macmillan
  • Penguin Books
  • Rebecca Seal
  • Robert Plumb
  • Robert Plumb Build
  • Scholastic Books
  • Sebby Holmes
  • Slowdown Studio
  • Shannon Kelly White
  • Smith Street Books
  • Stephanie Alexander
  • T2
  • Thames & Hudson
  • The Agrarian Kitchen
  • The Beauty Chef
  • The Grace Files
  • The Little Veggie Patch Co.
  • The Planthunter
  • Tim Anderson
  • Tracey Moffatt
  • Tsuno
  • Turia Pitt
  • Ubud Writer’s Festival
  • William Dangar
  • Yellowtrace
  • Zoë Foster Blake

Industry awards

Lisbon Design Crafts DistinctionAGDA 2018
T2 The Book
Best General Illustrated Book under $50ABDA 2016
Naples: A Way of LoveBest General Illustrated Book under $50ABDA 2014
Young Designer of the YearAPA 2013
Things I LoveBook of the YearAPA 2013
Things I LoveBest General Illustrated BookAPA 2013
Best Students AwardAGDA 2008

Industry participation

Hungry EyesUniversity of Technology, Sydney 2018
Cover Up!
Melbourne Art Book Fair 2018
Life of a Book DesignerSydney Writer’s Festival, Sydney 2017
Look of the BookUbud Writer’s Festival, Bali, Indonesia 2016
Illustrating the BookUbud Writer’s Festival, Bali, Indonesia 2016
A Picture Tells a Thousand WordsIndependent Publishing Conference, Melbourne 2015
Founding memberAustralian Book Designer’s Association 2014 – 2015
Look of the Book talkEmerging Writer’s Festival, Sydney 2014

Evi O. Studio
7 Sydney St.
Marrickville
NSW 2204

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