Slade Smith

Slade Smith has over 20 years experience as a graphic designer, illustrator, animator and art director. After graduating with a Bachelor of Design from the University of NSW's College of Fine Arts, Slade took up the role of in-house graphic designer at the State Library of NSW – one of Sydney's premiere cultural institutions. Here his design work on large scale exhibitions and publications received numerous awards. He then went on to the Museum of Sydney, before starting his own studio in 1998.

Slade has worked for clients of all sizes, from one person startups through to blue chip internationals – as well as across a wide range of industry sectors. Some clients past and present include:

Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery

Adelaide Fringe



Arts Projects Australia

Australian Copyright Council

ADT - Australian Dance Theatre

Australian National Maritime Museum

Bangara Dance Theatre

Bankstown City Council

Bell Shakespeare

Coca-Cola Amatil

Gallery Barry Keldoulis

Legs on the Wall

Lion Nathan

NSW Health

Planet Ark

Positive Life

Strut & Fret Productions

Supersonic - Sound & Music

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

Sydney Opera House

University of New South Wales

Woollahra Municipal Council

To see examples of Slade's work on the Art Engineer's portfolio page,