Thomas Williams is an Australian designer with over 12 years experience working across brand identity, publishing and digital products. He has worked and collaborated with industry leaders and global brands including Apple, Patagonia, MINI, Xero, and Sonos. Thomas’ work has been awarded and recognized globally and can be found in publications by Thames & Hudson, Unit Editions, and Gestalten. He has lectured at numerous Universities around Australia and delivered keynotes at conferences including Semi-Permanent, The Design Conference and Creative Mornings.

In 2009 Thomas founded Melbourne-based Design Studio, Hunt & Co. In his role as Creative Director, Thomas led a diverse range of projects with clients, including Lend Lease, Driza-Bone, Melbourne Olympic Parks, Vasse Felix, and Xero.

In 2011 he founded Made Publishers, a boutique publishing company with a focus on design and culture. Made Publishers has published over 20 editions of Process Journal, MADE and Nourished Journal, all of which can be found in stockists globally, including MoMA (New York) and The Design Museum (London).

In 2015 Thomas relocated to the United States, living and working in both Los Angeles and New York. In late 2015 he took on the role of Senior Design Director of Digital Product at The Wall Street Journal. He has designed experiences that are regularly used by millions, across the WSJ Apps, platforms and WSJ.com. In early 2018 one of Thomas’s projects, the WSJ iOS App was recognized with a Webby award for ‘Best News App’.

In 2018 Thomas also launched Construct, a new digital product that creates responsive, web-based fee proposals. He spent over two years designing almost every aspect of the product from the ground up.

He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Information

Construct

Web App

2018

Founder

Webby Award

WSJ iOS App

2017

Award

WSJ

Senior Design Director

2015

Role

Impact 2.0

United Editions

2016

Publication

MIN

Thames & Hudson

2016

Publication

Creative Mornings

Sydney

2014

Keynote

Nourished Journal

Made Publishers

2014

Founder

AGDA

Publication Design

2014

Award

Semi Permanent

Melbourne

2013

Keynote

MADE

Made Publishers

2012

Founder

AGDA

Publication Design

2012

Award

AGDA

Typography

2012

Award

Mowhawk Award

Pinnacle

2012

Award

The Design Conference

Brisbane

2012

Keynote

Process Journal

Made Publishers

2011

Founder

Hunt & Co.

Melbourne

2009

Founder

Monash University

BA VisCom

2006

Education