Pictures that connect
Translate your ideas into visual images that really connect. Illustration is the purest form of storytelling. It’s a skill we all learned as children, but it can be far from childlike. Illustration creates immediate audience interest and content recall. We grasp concepts and technical nuance quickly, then translate it into graphics everyone else can understand.
- Wine label design
- Food murals
- Event pop-up design
- Collateral illustration
- Stationery (website)
- Corporate invitations
- Wallpaper design
- Textile design
- Packaging design
Even conservative banks are marketing with illustration. It's the next big thing and it shows no signs of waning.
Illustration is big because it works. It's whimsical, fluid, flexible and relatable.
Illustration brings brands to life. See more of our illustration on Instagram
“Just to let you know we got the invites and they are fantastic! Thank you so much for all your help.”
— Sarah Wynn and Bradley Ottens - Geelong Footballer - Wedding Stationery
“I don’t know the whole story of how your maps came into Proper's hands, but they are really spectacular.”
— Assouline Publishing - Map series for Club Monaco
Beautiful piece of art.
“The map arrived this morning and it is absolutely divine - thank you so much. Thank you so much for the beautiful piece of art”
— Leigh-Ann, Vogue Australia - Provence Travel Map
Maps and food illustration. I create stories while I illustrate either for private clients, editorial or restaurants. The gallery below is an overview of some of my work followed by more in-depth information about food branding projects, packing design and general fun illustration projects. Want more information? Call me.
Packaging and Product Design
Wine Label Designs:
- Mac Forbes Wines
- UK Wine Society
- Annie's Provedore
- Melbourne Grammar
- Private labels for cleanskins
- OMG consulting - sports clothing
- Annie's Provedore - food packaging
Reviews of the label design:
- Vogue Australia
- UK Country Life - quarterly publication
- Digital promotion
- Talking Heads - Barwon Heads - Monthly
- Rough Guides - map for Worlds Best Festivals guide
- Menu magazine editorial for local food store Annie's
We create bespoke stationery (link to the stationery website) and maps for weddings and corporate events. Maps? Why? Mainly because of our love of travel and art combined. We are always inspired by a great story depicted on vellum by the great explorers. Maybe it's our way to ensure a great start for new couples on their journey.
Leaf the Hungry Yoga Bunny
Leaf was first created as a tool to demonstrate iyengar yoga on Instagram. He then evolved into a well-travelled hungry bunny who loves food and life in Melbourne. Leaf is a great example of how a concept can develop and grow.
Luigi the Barista
Luigi is a self-initiated project to demonstrate my interest in coffee and the ritual that surrounds it. He is currently being further developed for a coffee company's branding.
Illustration depicts a story that people remember.
Siobhan Donoghue MSc, Principal, Siobhan Donoghue Design.