Paul Garbett, Australia

AGI member since 2015

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Paul Garbett is co-founder and creative director of Garbett, a Sydney-based design and image-making studio. Their activities cover the gamut of contemporary branding and communication design, and occasionally cross over into art, product and textile design. Their clients include The Sydney Opera House, The Australian Institute of Architects, Arjo Wiggins and AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association).

Paul was born in South Africa and studied graphic design at Johanesburg University before relocating to Australia in 1998. Since then he has become an active member of the Australian Graphic design community and is involved in lecturing, exhibitions and teaching.

Paul’s work has been awarded and published internationally. He was elected as a member of AGI in 2015.

Design work by Paul Garbett


    Paul Garbett, Australia (2015)

    Paul Garbett is co-founder and creative director of Garbett, a Sydney-based design and image-making studio. Their activities cover the gamut of contemporary branding and communication design, and occasionally cross over...

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    Paul Garbett, Australia (2015)

      Paul Garbett is co-founder and creative director of Garbett, a Sydney-based design and image-making studio. Their activities cover the gamut of contemporary branding and communication design, and occasionally cross over into art, product and textile design. Their clients include The Sydney Opera House, The Australian Institute of Architects, Arjo Wiggins and AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association).

      Paul was born in South Africa and studied graphic design at Johanesburg University before relocating to Australia in 1998. Since then he has become an active member of the Australian Graphic design community and is involved in lecturing, exhibitions and teaching.

      Paul’s work has been awarded and published internationally. He was elected as a member of AGI in 2015.

      Exhibitions

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      Eyesaw

      2011

      Omnibus Lane, Sydney

      Got the Message?

      2013

      Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat

      Flags of Peace

      2015

      De Pier, The Hague

      Reloved

      2011

      Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

      Education

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      Lecturer

      • Undergraduate

      2000 – 2005

      • Billy Blue (Australia)

      Lecturer

      • Undergraduate

      2004 – 2007

      • Swinburne University (Australia)

      Lectures

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      Across the Ditch

      (2015)

      • Designers Institue of New Zealand, New Zealand

      AGIdeas Keynote

      (2009)

      • AGIdeas, Australia

      The Pinnacles

      (2015)

      • Australian Graphic Design Association, Australia

      Keynote

      (2016)

      • The Design Conference, Australia

      Typography workshop

      (2012)

      • Designers Institute of Australia, Australia

      Free Pitching

      (2014)

      • Australian Graphic Design Association, Australia
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      Agencies

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      Awards

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      • 2014

      Graphis Platinum
      • 2015

      Graphis Platinum
      • 2010

      Graphis Platinum
      • 2012

      AGDA Pinnacle X2
      • 2014

      AGDA Pinnacle

      Other Professional Activities

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      • AGDA Committee Member

        2012 – 2014

      • AGDA Awards Creative Director

        2015 – 2015

      • AGDA Awards Creative Director

        2007 – 2007