Public recognition of our work

The impact of our work has been publicly acknowledged through various awards. To date, our highest acknowledgement was winning the Good Design Award of The Year for 2018. This placed us first overall out of 536 entries from around the world.

Our awards include:

Australia’s Good Design Awards

Australia’s Good Design Awards is a prestigious international program that has promoted excellence in design and innovation since 1958. It recognises social, commercial and environment impact across all categories of design – including architecture, industrial design, digital, product, service, social, communication, and fashion design.

Meld Studios has won Good Design awards with our clients the State Library of Victoria, Queensland Government, Sydney Metro and Transport for NSW.

Follow the links below to watch videos about these projects.

2019

TRANSPORT AS A SERVICE IN SYDNEY’S NORTH WEST – GOLD WINNER

The 2019 Good Design Awards Jury praised this work as an:

“Excellent example of a consultation process that includes the customer and placed them at the centre of the process. The designers have clearly made every effort to really understand their needs and desires. This is a great example of user-centred design in a large scale and highly complex project and a showcase for what good design can do to help improve our quality of life.”

Read the case study of Transport as a service in Sydney’s North West.

2018

GROWING HCD CAPABILITY ACROSS QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT – GOOD DESIGN AWARD OF THE YEAR & BEST IN CLASS

Our efforts to help Queensland Government work in a more human-centred way won the overall Good Design of The Year Award and  Best in Class for Service Design.

Judges said:

“Total standout project, absolutely inspirational in scope, scale, process and outcome. A gold standard for the Good Design Awards and shining example of impeccable human-centred service design.”

Read the case study of Growing HCD capability across Queensland Government.

REDESIGNING THE FORTITUDE VALLEY HOUSING SERVICE CENTRE – GOLD WINNER

Our work with Queensland Government included another award winning project – the redesign of the Fortitude Valley Housing Service Centre.

Read the case study of Redesigning the Fortitude Valley Housing Service Centre.

2015

REIMAGINING THE STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA – GOLD WINNER

We worked with the State Library of Victoria to define their future state vision for the Library.

Judges commented:

“A brilliant case study on the positive impact of a design-led approach in an area that is undergoing significant transformation and disruption”.

Read the case study of Reimagining the State Library of Victoria.