Design by Toko is a multidisciplinary agency for design. We assist brands, organisations and businesses with visual communication and spatial projects.

The ultimate marketplace
Identity design: Archipro, New Zealand The ultimate marketplace
The ultimate marketplace for architecture, building and design in New Zealand according to Archipro. Now expanding into other territories Archipro looked into a re-brand and full overhaul of the platform and brand components. We designed a dynamic and adaptive system embracing the idiom of architecture and design, flexible enough to be carried through all touchpoint's digital and print.
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There can only be one winner!
Identity design: Piano+ There can only be one winner!
Re-brand not just the competition but the whole organisation.
Sydney International Piano Competition engaged us to re-think their existing organisation.
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Packaging design: 20/20 Vision Recordings / Versalife Chronoception
Album cover design for the ‘Chronoception’ album by the accomplished Dutch electronica producer Boris Bunnik aka Conforce on the UK based 20/20 Vision label. Project images coming soon.
Transmission, Bondi Junction RSL
Public art: Soda Arts Transmission, Bondi Junction RSL
The work 'Transmission' celebrates the history of RSL Australia. Inspired by the coloured bands of the Australian Defence Honours and Awards ribbons, Transmission is experienced as an eye-catching work with a lenticular-like surface that alters as you move around it. Install 2023.
Morphic Resonance
Gallery Helder, The Hague Morphic Resonance
New work by Eva Dijkstra for the Morphic Resonance exhibition at Gallery Helder in The Hague. Eva showed alongside René Korten and Philippe van Gele.
Cult Design Icons exhibition
Exhibition design: Cult Design Cult Design Icons exhibition
Cult celebrated 25 years as the home of original design icons with an exhibition titled 'Cult Design Icons'. Curated by 25 leading Australian creatives who have played a significant role in Cult’s 25-year journey. We are honoured to be selected curators and designers of this exciting exhibition.
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This is Iris
Identity design: Iris Hond This is Iris
Renowned Dutch pianist Iris Hond plays at major venues worldwide, she played with Prince and Ludovico Einaudi and Leonard Cohen are among her many friends. But she might as well play at refugee centers, hospitals and homeless shelters to bring music and hope to places and people without access to concerts. Iris is on a mission and re-invented herself supported by a new website and visual identity. Project images coming soon.
Celebrating composition and detail
Logo design: Fiona Susanto Photography Celebrating composition and detail
Even the smallest of projects can be incredibly satisfying like the logo we designed for Fiona Susanto. Fiona is a gifted photographer and stylist shooting for architectural/interior magazines and online design blogs like Dezeen, Habitus living and Vogue. The new logo is a celebration of Fiona’s eye for composition and detail.
Signage and wayfinding design: Summit Properties Japan The world's best powder snow
Summit Properties engaged Design by Toko to develop a signage and wayfinding system to complement the high-end and stylish architecture by Architectus and Wilson Associates for the luxury development 'Skye' in Niseko Japan.
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99 contemporary Chinese artists
Book design: White Rabbit Gallery 99 contemporary Chinese artists
The White Rabbit Gallery is a contemporary art museum located in the inner city Sydney suburb of Chippendale, Australia. The museum opened in 2009 to showcase what has become one of the world’s most significant collections of Chinese contemporary art. For this milestone publication, 99 artists were selected representing the breadth and depth of the White Rabbit Collection and the range of contemporary art from China.
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Floral purveyor. Designer. Collaborator.
Identity design: Bold Botanicals Floral purveyor. Designer. Collaborator.
Floral purveyors, designers and collaborators 'Bold Botanicals' will be shaking things up in the industry but not without an identity to match the ambitious goals. Project images coming soon.
A determination of preserving traditions
Book design: Komma Publishers / Jeroen Nieuwhuis A determination of preserving traditions
This book is the result of four-year documentation, by photographer Jeroen Nieuwhuis, from the cold winters in the north of America through the heat and drought in middle America. Containing 240 pages, high-quality images, historical narratives, and captions that take the reader on a historical journey.
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Identity design: Komma Publishers No ordinary publisher
'No Ordinary Publisher' is a case in point for Komma. This publishing house established by Steven Hond is all about passion and personal interest to create exceptional publications. Besides rethinking the documentation of all Komma releases Toko designed a brand-new identity and online platform.
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Object and exhibition design: Cult / Carl Hansen & Søn Chair-ity
Besides creating the event branding, Design by Toko was selected as one of 14 designers reinterpreting the classic Hans J. Wegner CH33 chair (1957). Toko's chair auction proceeds were donated to purchase 12 hectares of forest for the Borneo Orangutangs.
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Nau is the time
Identity design: Nau Design Nau is the time
Design by Toko developed the name, brand strategy and visual identity for Australia’s newest luxury furniture brand. NAU is a contemporary Australian design brand, offering furniture, lighting and accessories by a collective of Australia’s most curious, talented and spirited designers.
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Masters of modern art from the Hermitage
Exhibition design: Art Gallery of NSW Masters of modern art from the Hermitage
'Masters of modern art from the Hermitage' presented a magnificent selection of works from the towering figures of modern art. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW. Our colourful campaign sure did break with the traditional hero image approach.
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Algemene Beschouwingen
Poster design: Nieuwe Bossche School Algemene Beschouwingen
Our poster submission for Algemene Beschouwingen, election posters that matter. Our submission is based on the iconography of Dutch voting ballets. With populism on the rise, we hope voters stay optimistic (considering current difficult times) and opt wisely during elections.
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When two architectural practices merge
Identity design: Broekhof Schuit Architecten When two architectural practices merge
Bas Schuit (BSA) and Steven Broekhof (Atelier NOU) merged to form Broekhof Schuit Architects, a practice for architecture and urbanism. We designed an identity based on the notion of two becoming one. Project images coming soon.
The Architecture of Robin Gibson
Book design: URO Publishers The Architecture of Robin Gibson
Light, Space, Place: The Architecture of Robin Gibson.
344 pages of detailed insights into the live and achievements of Australian architect Robin Gibson who built prolifically and at expansive urban scales, and his projects also helped to redefine the culture and identity of the major capital city of Brisbane.
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Reimagine the Result chair
Object and exhibition design: Cult / HAY Reimagine the Result chair
Reimagine the Result chair, a 1950s classic designed by Friso Kramer and Wim Rietveld for Ahrend. For the campaign and exhibitions, we created a colourful and bold identity channeling the iconic chair and the new contemporary colour palette conceived by HAY.
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Auction for Ukraine
Self initiated: Artwork Auction for Ukraine
Stop war. End poverty and climate change. Invest in Peace.
In light of the unfolding events in Ukraine, Eva created this work, which was sold to the highest bidder with all proceeds going to
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Self initiated 'Beyond' AGI mini conference
Design by Toko and Alvin Chan (Superlarge) conceived a mini-conference for Dutch AGI members and invited guests to celebrate creativity and friendships. Erik van Blokland, Lieneke van Campen, Marta Syrko and Jaap Biemans shared some beautiful insights at this very special event.
Building blocks
Signage and wayfinding: ABA Architects Building blocks
Signage and wayfinding system for the East Sydney Early Learning and Community Centre in Darlinghurst, Sydney. Our design solution inspired by children's building blocks is playful, functional, relatable, cost-effective and merges architecture and functionality through material and form.
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The home of authentic designer furniture
Identity design: Cult Design The home of authentic designer furniture
Design by Toko developed the name, brand strategy and visual identity for Cult following extensive collaborative research and workshops. Cult Design is Australia and New Zealand's leading destination for authentic designer furniture, lighting and accessories, carrying brands like Hay, Magis, Cappellini, Louis Poulsen, Karakter Copenhagen and many more.
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