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

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Album release design Iris Hond. Dust Awakened by Dawn.
Supporting the release of Iris Hond's upcoming album 'Dust Awakened by Dawn' we collaborated with Iris and crafted a magical and ever unfolding story involving a piano, chalk and loads of dust. The Gatefold album, bespoke CD packaging, more video's, a book and a rather special limited edition box are coming soon. Find Iris Hond on Spotify!
Work in progress, Austin Texas
Brand identity and environmental design Work in progress, Austin Texas
Get ready to fuel your day with a unique blend of speed and flavour as BoxBox, a cutting-edge drive-thru coffee shop, is set to open at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Crafted from repurposed shipping containers masterfully designed by Magic Architecture, decorated and branded by team Toko. Opening soon.
Work in progress, The Hague
Brand identity Work in progress, The Hague
A captivating addition to The Hague's vibrant cultural scene is on the horizon. We are in the midst of designing an identity for a newly formed gallery, situated in a beautiful and thoughtfully designed building, that will serve as a platform for both emerging and established artists. Stay tuned for the official opening date.
Work in progress, Harderwijk
Brand identity and Interior design Work in progress, Harderwijk
For a newly formed high-end fine dining establishment we are designing the brand identity, layout and interior. Fish dishes will take centre stage amidst the backdrop of a stunning location. The bespoke identity and interior will feature beautiful illustrations by Morgane Chouin. Stay tuned for more announcements.
Warren and Mahoney, New Zealand
Brand explorations Warren and Mahoney, New Zealand
Brand explorations for Warren and Mahoney Architects, involving a strategic and creative process aimed at defining and establishing a unique visual identity that reflects the essence and values of this architectural firm. With consistency and adaptability at the core. Project images coming soon.
Tribe Studio Architects, Sydney
Website design and development Tribe Studio Architects, Sydney
Newly designed website for Tribe Studio Architects serving as a captivating showcase of Tribe Studio’s diverse portfolio of architectural projects. The website not only highlights the studio’s commitment to innovation and sustainability but also reflects their dedication to creating spaces that resonate with a variety of clients and project types. Project images coming soon.
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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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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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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