Michaela Webb – Creative Director
Michaela has over 16 years experience in the design industry, including time in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. In London, her experience included working on some of the world’s biggest brands while at renowned brand agency Wolff Olins, including The Tate, Orange and General Motors.
Following this, she moved to award winning design agency Spin. She was responsible for developing creative ideas and strategies for a wide variety of fashion, cultural and corporate clients including Diesel, Levis, Nike, UBS Warburg, Deutsche Bank, Orange, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Christie’s Contemporary.
Michaela established Studio Round in 2003. Since then, she has been responsible for creative direction, design strategy development and art direction of the studio’s projects. Most relevantly this includes National Gallery of Victoria, Bendigo Art Gallery, State Library of Victoria, Anna Schwartz Gallery, National Trust, Art Exhibitions Australia and Devonport Regoinal Gallery.
From 2006-2009 Michaela was co-President of the Australian Graphic Design Association of Victoria and a member of the Design Victoria Advisory Board to State Government.
Robert Nudds – Account Director
Rob has extensive design and project management experience in both the United Kingdom and Australia. In London he was responsible for project managing the development and delivery of retail spaces for leading food retailer EAT. Following this he switched to the agency side to lead the client services team at Still Waters Run Deep to develop strategic design solutions for large blue chip clients including Sony, Virgin and Astra Zeneca.
Rob established Studio Round in 2003. Since then, he has been responsible for account directing all of the studio’s projects and delivering numerous brand identity programs. This experience includes a range of industry sectors. Most relevantly this includes National Gallery of Victoria, Bendigo Art Gallery, State Library of Victoria, Anna Schwartz Gallery, National Trust, Art Exhibitions Australia and Devonport Regoinal Gallery.
Mike Giesser – Design Director
Mike joined the Studio Round team in 2010. He has a wealth of knowledge and international experience in brand communications from his time in Australia, Holland and Canada. Prior to joining Studio Round Mike worked in Amsterdam and was responsible for creating business-to business and business-to-consumer brand communications. He was also the lead the creative team on the development of the NewActon Nishi identity and supporting marketing and sales materials.
As a senior designer at Studio Round, Mike is responsible for creatively leading project teams, managing designers and ensuring delivery of quality outcomes across both online and offline communication channels. Mike is a big believer in the process of reduction to find truth and simplicity so a simple brand story can be told.
Elise Santangelo – Designer
Anthony Teoh – Designer
Michelle Walter – Head of Client Services
Bianca Lazzaro – Studio Manager
Caroline Lyons – Design Manager
Florence Li – Intern