All collaboration starts with one idea.
What if we could
do something
great together?

From this simple question have come ideas that have changed the world.

Our studio is home to a bunch of creatives, thinkers, designers, artists, technicians and planners constantly collaborating to deliver creative solutions.

Our relationship focus means we collaborate with you, taking you on a journey of ideation and experimentation to bring creative, meaningful and technically reliable ideas to life.

Whether you are looking to change the world or just your brand experience, Grindstone is your creative and digital collaborator.

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What we do

We collaborate with brands across creative and digital experiences to communicate with meaning.

Creative

Creative that doesn't convey an idea isn't communicating. We build our design solutions from the foundation of a clear concept, giving all our output meaning. We think that when design is grounded in meaning, it means it will work.


  • Design / Visual Language
  • Advertising / Campaigns
  • Video / Animation
  • Photography
  • Brochures / Reports
  • Signage
  • Accessibility Design

Digital

Today, brands need to create experiences for lives lived on the Internet. Our digital solutions focus on this interconnection between culture, the user and technology. Central to all of our digital output is the idea that every experience we create ultimately connects with people.

We don’t outsource web development– the full complement of web designers and technicians reside in-house.


  • Digital Strategy
  • User Interface Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Web Accessibility
  • Responsive Development
  • Content Management Systems
  • Web Apps
  • eCommerce
  • eMarketing
  • Hosting / SEO
  • Video/Animation production

Content

Our origins have always been in content creation. From concepting to copywriting, videography and photography, content plays a strategic role in how we engage an audience with creative impact across print, web and social. We thrive on shaping language and ideas that are fit for purpose and for pixels.


  • Copywriting
  • Messaging / Voice
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Video / Animation
  • Photography

Brand

Brand development is both an art and a science. We create brand identities that communicate core values and personality. A consistent and valued brand experience will always deliver ongoing engagement. Combining insight and creativity, our process starts with understanding the 'Why' of the brand before we hit on ‘How’ it expresses itself.


  • Brand Strategy
  • Research
  • Brand Identity
  • Brand Audit
  • Visual Language
  • Brand Style Guides
  • Messaging / Voice
  • Copywriting

We design for the people.

Good design is not just about style and form, it’s also about function, purpose and an acute understanding of the people who will interact with it.

Our people first approach to creative and technical design solutions causes us to be intuitive, empathetic and collaborative. We only action ideas with meaning so our creativity has substance.

We do this by collaborating closely with you, bringing you on the journey of ideation and experimentation to bring meaningful ideas to life.

This helps us get to the heart of your challenges and into the minds of the people you want to communicate with.

Accessibility Design

Design that is for the people should be accessible for everyone.

We specialise in inclusive creative communication solutions. Accessibility design combines user experience design and content development, as well as tools and technologies that assist people with disability.

Our extensive work with government departments and NGOs has given us expertise in accessibility design principles and standards, such as WCAG 2.0 guidelines for web content accessibility.