Assisting communities affected by the Australian bushfires

Help boost our bushfire donation

Like most people in Australia, we spent a good portion of our 2019/20 festive holidays in shock over the devastation caused by the unprecedented season of bushfires in Australia. The broader purpose of Flux is to help people that help others, so it’s only fitting that the first thing we discussed when arriving back in […]

Relevance and engagement in graphic design

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Make it relevant, or don’t bother Over the course of one weekend long ago, I observed two very different forms of visual communication: one was relatively effective, the other disastrously ineffective. The first was a poster that caught my eye whilst attending to nature’s call at a local football match. The poster was rather unattractive to […]

How do I get a graphic design job?

How to get a graphic design job

Firstly let me just say that this article is written for the graduate looking for a first graphic design job. More experienced graphic designers who have already worked a job or two probably already know this stuff. Graphic design jobs are not easy to come by. Globally— and certainly here in Adelaide—there are way more […]

The Flux graphic design philosophy

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The name Flux is about fluidity; about adapting to become or remain effective within the surrounding context. The designer’s role is to bring ‘Flux’ to the world and make it simultaneously new, powerful and beautiful. Our quest We get up and come to work with the one simple goal of making each day better than […]

Architects and interior designers need graphic designers

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A Sunday morning visit to a library in my local area both delighted and frustrated me. The building had recently been refurbished by the council, who had engaged one of Adelaide’s most reputable architecture firms to undertake the design. The result is wonderful—the building is warm and inviting, the materials and colour selections are contemporary […]

What is ‘design accreditation’ and what does it mean for Flux customers?

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What is the benefit of design accreditation to our clients? Flux’s clients can rest assured their design work is being seen to by a credible, local professional–and not being shipped overseas or sold to the lowest bidder on a ‘crowdsource’ website. Our design process is driven by meeting with our clients to understand their organisation […]

Design project management

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Ever wonder how a design or communication firm approaches their work? Here’s a brief and general overview of how we do this at Flux Visual Communication. Step 1—Initial consultation We meet with the prospective client to discuss the most important part of the project—their objectives. We will also present relevant examples of previous work we’ve […]

Graphic design for marketing professionals

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If we define creativity as the ability to make clever connections between two or more seemingly unrelated things, then marketers are very creative people. The ability to make these types of creative connections is a form of problem solving and marketers solve problems for their clients on a daily basis. At Flux we respect marketing […]

Why we say ‘no’ to the unpaid creative pitch

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Flux chooses not to spend time on free pitches or competition work, instead focusing all available energy and resources on servicing our paying clients. We believe this is an an asset to the long term relationship we are committed to building with new and existing customers. In return we ask for sufficient remuneration to continue […]

Graphic design trading terms & conditions

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Commencement of work The Client agrees to provide written approval of the quote/proposal before any work is commenced, as a Letter of Agreement between The Client and Flux Visual Communication concerning the work outlined in this submission. Payment & Fees for service The Client agrees to pay the invoiced amount within 14 days of receipt […]