Connect, collaborate or simply chat

If you’d like to connect, collaborate or simply chat about our industry, just reach out.
We’re always interested to hear what you’ve got to say, even if we don’t end up working together.

How to connect with us

  • subscribe – stay up to date by subscribing to our weekly article (form at the bottom of the page)
  • email Greg or Carol
  • connect on LinkedIn – connect to Greg, Carol or the DBC company page and share posts, comments and articles
  • follow us on Instagram – @designbusinesscouncil
  • facebook – yep, we’re there too

Working together

We consult to creative business owners, sharing our experience (of owning and running a design studio), research, and insights (from a decade spent mentoring many Australian creative business owners).

Our onlyness is our knowledge of the Australian design industry. We’re not just mentors or coaches – we’re practitioners – we’ve spent our career having skin in the game. We know what it’s like to balance creativity with productivity; client needs with profit, and flexibility with deadlines.

We know we have the muscle to help creative business owners because:

  • we walk the talk, we co-founded and ran a successful design studio for many years
  • we know and understand the challenges of a start-up, with tight budgets and big dreams
  • since starting DBC we’ve spoken with and advised literally hundreds of Australian design studios
  • we understand the Australian creative landscape and how it differs to other countries
  • we managed a team of creatives for over 20 years – we know that’s tough
  • we managed a stable of loyal clients – we know that’s just as tough
  • we’ve helped reposition, rebalance and refocus many creative firms.

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