Theo+Theo – Artist in Residence at TEDx Sydney 2017

Given the theme ‘unconventional’ by event organisers, Theo+Theo in partnership with Mammal got to work. We created an installation driven by brainwaves, and were appointed Artists in Residence for TEDxSydney 2017 in the process. How your brain lights up in response to a TEDx talk. The ‘Theory of Mind’ installation uses real volunteers from TEDxSydney 2017 to demonstrate Read More

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Theo+Theo and TAL conduct Innovation Sprints

Theo+Theo recently mentored a set of design sprints conducted by the TAL innovation department, aimed at solving four of their most salient business problems. The process conducted with our friends over at FutureLabs, involved an accelerated Design Thinking method (based around that employed by Google Ventures) whereby business problems were mapped from a human centred point of Read More

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Theo+Theo create gender-bending identity for disruptive London fashion house Thomas Thomas

Mainstream fashion predominantly subscribes to binary and outmoded notions of gender. Thomas Thomas was set up to challenge the norms of what women can and should wear, by creating bespoke tailored menswear for women. As a startup, Thomas Thomas needed help to develop a brand, positioning, and all brand touchpoints. They wanted to create a Read More

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Theo+Theo rebrand fintech innovation leaders Stone & Chalk

Born out of a desire to propel Australian fintech startups to success on the global stage, Stone & Chalk gained rapid momentum from the moment they launched their organisation. Their original, somewhat rudimentary brand wasn’t up to the task of representing the respected global player they quickly became. The brand needed to grow up fast, Read More

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Theo+Theo launch generative brand for BrainChild Academy

In the information era children need skills in creativity, leadership, innovation and confidence. Children need to learn to be creators of innovation, not just consumers. Brainchild Academy was created to deliver in class tangible experiences for children with hands on, play based learning, which are fun and inspiring. As a startup enterprise, Brainchild needed help Read More

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Theo+Theo help launch Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE)

Theo+Theo are proud to announce our appointment by SSE Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE) has appointed Theo+Theo as both industry experts and design partners. The school, which offers workshops, lectures and classes to students from universities and TAFE colleges right across New South Wales, has been given a mandate by NSW State Government to create Read More

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Theo+Theo’s Billy Blue

A warm welcome to our new design intern… 👏🏼 already killing it. 💪🏼 #design #intern #team #agency #billyblue #graduate. If you’d like to know more about our (fairly compensated) internships, graduate scheme or general openings drop us a line [email protected]

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Theo+Theo April Update

A lot’s been going on over here at Theo+Theo over the last few months; we’ve moved into our amazing new office on Australia Street. We’ve been beavering away on work for The Brainchild Academy (a NGO that delivers hands-on learning that develops innovation skills essential for children to succeed in the modern age), rebranding Stone & Chalk and the Environment Read More

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WARC Grand Prix and 8 D&AD pencils

Congratulations to Theo+Theo partner James Theophane whose parting work with Flinders University and Saatchi & Saatchi wins WARC innovation Grand Prix for Landcruiser Emergency Network. This follows an excellent week in which the work picked up 8 D&AD pencils, a bronze at the Advertising Club of New York’s 2017 International ANDY Awards and a Special Award Read More

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Theo+Theo relaunch alternative health innovators as vital.ly

vital.ly began life as Practitioner Supplements (pracs.com.au) – an Internet-based practitioner-only patient order system. Pracs was first designed to reduce the expense of running a dispensary, and disrupt the alternative health market. After stellar growth and changing the way alternative health businesses took their products to market, Pracs.com.au decided to explore the direct-to-consumer channel they Read More

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Happy Holidays from Theo+Theo

Best wishes for the holidays from Theo+Theo. We hope you all enjoyed the break, we’ve been enjoying our Aussie Christmas in the heat. Looking forward to a big year, a lot of exciting projects are on the boil. Can’t wait to share them with you in the new year.

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Theo+Theo create Mad Max: Fury Road’s academy award winning entry campaign

The team behind Mad Max: Fury road’s costume and industrial make-up appointed Theo+Theo to create their Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar) nomination entry campaign. The team won.

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Theo+Theo create identity, print and digital for the inaugural Spark Festival, Sydney; a celebration of Australian startups

Spark Festival is a not for profit bringing together people, ideas & resources across the Australian innovation and startup ecosystem. The first ever Spark Festival, held in Sydney in October 2016, was a huge success. A program of 100 events, across 57 venues, with more than 6000 attendees proved that a formula of inclusion and Read More

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Theo+Theo invited to lecture at Bond University Miami Ad Speaker Series

James Theophane will be guest lecturing at Bond University Faculty of Society & Design or students studying ‘Consumption, Experience, and Design’. The lecture will be for a postgraduate students interested in becoming either Art Directors or Strategic Planners studying ‘Consumption, Experience, and Design’ and include a warm up creative exercise encouraging the students to incorporate Read More

James Theophane

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Stone & Chalk’s announce Theo+Theo as agency of record

Stone & Chalk, Sydney’s most innovative start-up accelerator, has tapped up Theo+Theo to help evolve it’s brand, strategy and communications. Theo+Theo will provide brand positioning, design and communication creative with strategic hubs throughout Australia and Asia. This further solidifies the relationship between the two following a successful collaboration creating the inaugural Spark Festival – a Read More

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UTS engages Theo+Theo to create university’s first artificially intelligent CUI

Theo+Theo work with UTS Business Practice to create AI. UTS Business Practice has engaged Theo+Theo to help create an innovative Conversational User Interface (CUI) for its digital channels. As the pattern of communicating with people and computers is blending in messaging or voice interaction, UTS is living up to its technology monicker seeking to push Read More

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Theo+Theo Spark Festival Masterclass: How Living Technology is changing everything

James Theophane joins the 2016 Spark Festival masterclass roster to talk Living Technology, innovation and how a riot in Hong Kong and NASA’s interplanetary internet technology came together to solve the Australian Outback’s cellular black spot woes. To better understand and evaluate present social, cultural, and technological conditions architects, designers, and artists often utilise speculative Read More

Connected baby by James Theophane. Courtesy of Holler

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Graphite Pencil for Humanitarian Aid at D&AD Impact Awards

Theo+Theo partner James Theophane’s work via Saatchi & Saatchi and Toyota has just picked up three graphite pencils at the inaugural D&AD Impact Awards. D&AD Impact is a new award from D&AD and Advertising Week celebrating transformative, creative ideas that have had real impact and, ultimately, contribute towards a better, fairer and more sustainable future Read More

D&AD Pencils

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Heritage Near Me appoints Theo+Theo

Heritage Near Me, an innovative new program that empowers communities to protect, share and celebrate their local heritage has appointed Theo+Theo to create its identity and design an an innovative new app enabling explore the archaeological, built, Aboriginal and environmental heritage of NSW and learn how to protect and conserve it. Heritage Near Me is Read More

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Hartas & Craig have “3 Questions for James Theophane”

Theo+Theo Creative Partner and co-founder James Theophane takes part in Hartas & Craig‘s 3 question series: 1) What inspires you? I find myself endlessly fascinated by ordinary people driven by a preternatural urge to create. People like Ben Wilson from my hometown, Purvis Young and Ferdinand Cheval, a French postman with no artistic or architectural Read More

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