The "Manual Electric"

We are a communication design studio based in Melbourne. We don’t just do one thing, but everything we do (and make) is committed to being beautiful, articulate, incisive, relevant to our client's and their market.

We ask questions like ‘Why?’ rather than ‘What?’. We help our clients to reconcile their heads and hearts, helping them get what they want, by making what they need.

Recent work

Not your Grandma's china

Studio Constantine has been working with British-Japanese designer and ceramicist Reiko Kaneko on a new visual identity system. More details to follow over coming months...



Here's Johnny!

Friends and owners of Arthur Radley Bistrôt engaged us to develop the identity, signage, packaging and brochure site for a new Italian-style Kitchen in Maling Road, Canterbury — Uncle Johnny's. Authenticity and simplicity led the aesthetic; from the monoline script logotype, to supporting typography, materials and processes.

Gutenberg, Pirotsky, et al.

Tractor Design School commissioned Studio Constantine, and fellow studio Design by Bird to design their student awards for graduating classes of 2014. Our solutions utilised both 3D printing and cast ceramic tiles; superbly framed by our friends at United Measures.


James Money is an award-winning Australian artist and Archibald finalist. Studio Constantine worked with James in the planning, documenting, editing and production of a limited edition monograph with which to launch him into the Hong Kong art market during Art Basel / HK.

Photography. Flore Diamant

Today's News

The Studio Papers are a periodical collection of themed words and pictures by thinkers and makers. Guild specifically looks at the importance of storytelling for artisan products and people, and the opportunities that come with the rise of online content curators and platforms.


When The Design Kids asked us to be part of their 2014 event ‘Fourplay’, we were very happy to oblige. The studio worked with Holly Le on the design of an interactive poster, titled ‘Fade’, to be exhibited in cities around Australia.

See. Do. Be.

Monash Views Estate is a premium land release in Victoria's Gippsland region. Studio Constantine worked with MV Est. to develop an identity, sales materials and regional advertising campaign fit for a premium, lifestyle focussed offer.

C'est La Vie

Arthur Radley (Bistrôt) stands for a tradition of food and drink as being greater than simply sustenance; it is theatre, relationship, community and ultimately a statement of personality and values. As some of their earliest diners, we were thrilled to be invited to take that vision to the online space.

Photography. Andrew Schweitzer Foto