Design + Development

Forde + Nicol create crafted and considered design for print and digital.




Forde + Nicol is a design and digital development studio located on the lands of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend this respect to other Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australians.

At the heart of our process is a commitment to simple, smart and engaging design solutions. We work closely with our clients to craft enduring design outcomes that exceed their expectations.

Forde + Nicol is directed by Dominic Forde and Jonathan Nicol. Our work has been recognised by AGDA, Tokyo Type Directors Club, Create awards and featured in numerous industry publications and books.

To discuss your next project or request further information please contact us.

Science Gallery

Forde + Nicol were lucky enough to work with Science Gallery Melbourne on their inaugural pop-up program Blood, a powerful collision of art and science. For the gallery’s second pop-up program Perfection in 2018 we were again enlisted as creative consultants to design and produce the programs communications and visual identity. An image by artist Lucy McRae of her work Biometric Mirror was used to promote the program. We designed and supplied artwork for all the promotional material of the program ranging from outdoor advertising, online media, invitations and flyers to gallery signage and work titles.

The 68pp publication we designed to accompany the program featured a mirror coated cover that reflected the readers face with the title Perfection embossed across the centre. Gloss paper stocks were combined with a metallic ink to present the content in an appropriately slick production.