Where we work × 2.25pm 2017.02.28

We believe you actually need to stand apart. We believe in being exceptional.

If you’re looking for ways to attract the right clients, or improve something through design, Univers can help. We design alluring, purposeful, beautiful digital and physical things, often based on the brand strategies we write. Many of our clients sell, construct or design the built world. They like how swift and capable we are, but what sets us apart is our ability to make each of our clients in many different fields, exceptional.


Our design process has two equally important aspects — functional and visual. Functional design sets out to make projects effective: who are we talking to, what is the strategy, how will people interact with this? Visual design is the creation of the item which everyone sees, and which makes a memorable impression.

The finished outcomes could be a simple logo design and website, or complete campaigns and apps.


If you want to improve the UX of a website or app, or sell a boutique property development, or just position your brand well, if design is important, we can help.


Brand Strategy

Brand Positioning

Name Workshopping

Brand Identity/Logo Design

Brand Guidelines

Creative Direction

Stationery Suites




Digital Strategy

User Experience/UX Design

User Interface/UI Design


Content Management Systems/CMS

iOS/Android Apps




Who We Are

Univers is a design studio in Melbourne, founded in 2001 by our Art Director
Joe Bland
Dean Jacobson
is our senior designer, and
Andrew Ireland
is our design/code specialist. We have a common passion for all forms of design and creative culture.

I write strategy to help our clients form and use their brands well. I lead our design process to create effective, beautiful results. And, I love cycling, photography, cinema and travelling with my amazing family.


Art Director


Contact Us

We love to meet people who want to do new and better things. To talk about how we could do that together, drop us a line.

Your message has been sent — thanks! You can expect a reply within 2 hours during studio times.


Our studio is located at

  • 1/79 Toorak Rd
  • South Yarra 3141
  • Victoria Australia
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