Emma Hursey is a British art director, graphic designer and illustrator based in Australia. After studying fashion and culture journalism, in 2013 Emma turned her knowledge and skills to visual communication. She has been collaborating with designers and companies ever since. 

After moving to Berlin in 2016, she joined Olafur Eliasson's Little Sun project as the Graphic Designer. In the summer of 2017, she established her own independent design practice, working across branding, campaigns, print, editorial and packaging. In 2018, she exhibited and published Contrary to What is Agreeable, a multidisciplinary work which studies diversity in the creative industries and in 2019, she joined 5 other designers in forming The Boys Club – a design collective working and collaborating from their studio in Berlin. Together they've hosted community events for the likes of AIGA Eye on Design, Ladies Wine & Design, Notamuse, as well as exhibiting work as part of 48h Neukölln
Emma maintains a digital selection of design resources here and an online catalogue of good books here. The new decade finds her in Rainbow Beach, Australia where she's working independently on a broad range of projects. You can follow her latest work and experiments on Instagram. Emma's focus is ever on community and she's passionate about connecting with companies and designers from around the world. Don't hesitate to get in touch about commissions, collaborations, interviews, talks or simply to pick her brain –

Selected Clients
B Corporation
British Film Institute
Ham Yard Hotel
Kindred People
Little Parliament
Little Sun
MoMA Design Store
Ocré Studio
Perennial Institute
Soho House
Studio Olafur Eliasson
UP Projects
V&A Museum

Graphic Design 
Brand Identity
Editorial & Book Design
Website Design
Spacial Design
Window Displays

Club Boys Club Group Show 
The Wømb Symposium, August 2019

Club Boys Club Group Show
48h Neukölln, June 2019

Contrary to what is agreeable
The Wømb Symposium, March 2018 

Costing the Patriarchy
V&A Friday Late, March 2017​​​​​​

Interviews & Press


Jewellery Designer
Currently based in Queensland, Australia, on the traditional lands and sea of the Gubbi Gubbi and Butchulla people. I pay my respects to the traditional custodians of the land and sea, the ancestors and elders—past, present and future. They are amongst the oldest living cultures in the world. Sovereignty was never ceded. Always was, always will be.