Our practice operates on the lands of the Bunurong People of
the Kulin Nation and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners.

io Design Company is a graphic design practice based in Melbourne Australia, where creativity and thoughtfulness converge to bring your vision to life. At the heart of our work lies an unwavering commitment to creating meaningful and well-considered design outcomes.

Our creative process is a journey of discovery and mischief. We delve deep into the essence of your brand, seeking out the eccentric corners of its personality. We believe that design should be as unexpected as it is beautiful, so we blend imagination and strategic thinking to create designs that defy conventions and turn heads.

Collaboration is key to our approach, as we value your unique perspective and input. We take the time to listen, to learn, and to explore ideas together, ensuring that the final result is a reflection of your vision and our expertise.

Branding & Identity — Illustration — Custom Typography — Web Design — Consulting & Art Direction


Simon Bent (Founder)
Simon Bent is a highly accomplished graphic designer with a 16-year career, during which he has honed his craft and perfected his skills. His practice builds upon the experimental and thoughtful approach of this previous practice (Volume2a), showcasing his expertise in minimalist illustration, expressive typography and considered branding outcomes. Simon's dedication to his art is evident in his meticulous attention to detail and innovative design solutions. With a keen eye for aesthetics and a passion for creating captivating visuals, Simon consistently delivers outstanding results. His extensive experience and talent make him a sought-after professional in the field, recognized for his unique style and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Scully Bent

A Cairn Terrier that does little to assist and much to hinder. Currently holding the position of intern.

Rocco Bent

A mysterious combination of Sausage and Jack Russel learning the ropes with hopes and aspirations to one day run the whole business.

Tuesday Oct 5 2021