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Our story

Did you know that Tondo
is derived from the Italian word rotondo, meaning circular, and is also a style of circular renaissance art?

The creator

Kristen Willis

Graphic designer, artist and founder of Tondo Creative

Born in Far North Queensland surrounded by biscotti and bushy sugar cane fields, Kristen Willis is a well-seasoned Brisbane-based Creative Freelancer who delivers unique responses to visual communication.

Kristen explores and indulges in all aspects of Illustration, Printmaking and Graphic Design by mixing traditional fine-art techniques with digital media.

Inspired by her Australian-Italian heritage and Eastern Woodblock Masters; Kristen’s craft is defined by her emotive response to daily life. Continuously engaging with her audience, the Graphic Designer within relishes in pushing creative boundaries, whilst the Artist engages the viewer in a delectable feast for the eyes.

Kristen is well versed in creative problem solving and has grown industry connections and contracts with creative studios since 2011. In 2006 she completed a Bachelor in Fine Arts with Honours (majoring in printmaking and drawing), and further complimented this with an accredited Certification IV in Graphic Design (CUV40303) in 2011.

Tondo by definition

By definition, Tondo is a piece of circular renaissance art – painting or sculpture. And by origin is derived from the Italian word rotondo, meaning circle. Italian by origin, creative by nature; Tondo Creative is born.

The Tondo way

Tondo Creative stands for much more than it’s name suggests; we are a personalised echo-system for creative growth, opportunity and shared experiences.

Specialising in creative direction across multi-industries, our vision is to assist, support and deliver exceptional creative solutions that are unique and defy common trends. We don’t pigeon-hole ourselves to a particular style, design task or application-type. We listen, research and adapt to project requirements and position ourselves as a creative extension of your team.

It’s all so Italian, come to our house and we’ll feed you with creative solutions until your jeans pop!

Did you know that Tondo
is derived from the Italian word rotondo, meaning circular, and is also a style of circular renaissance art?

The creator

Kristen Willis

Graphic designer, artist and founder of Tondo Creative

Born in Far North Queensland surrounded by biscotti and bushy sugar cane fields, Kristen Willis is a well-seasoned Brisbane-based Creative Freelancer who delivers unique responses to visual communication.

Kristen explores and indulges in all aspects of Illustration, Printmaking and Graphic Design by mixing traditional fine-art techniques with digital media.

Inspired by her Australian-Italian heritage and Eastern Woodblock Masters; Kristen’s craft is defined by her emotive response to daily life. Continuously engaging with her audience, the Graphic Designer within relishes in pushing creative boundaries, whilst the Artist engages the viewer in a delectable feast for the eyes.

Kristen is well versed in creative problem solving and has grown industry connections and contracts with creative studios since 2011. In 2006 she completed a Bachelor in Fine Arts with Honours (majoring in printmaking and drawing), and further complimented this with an accredited Certification IV in Graphic Design (CUV40303) in 2011.

Tondo by definition

By definition, Tondo is a piece of circular renaissance art – painting or sculpture. And by origin is derived from the Italian word rotondo, meaning circle. Italian by origin, creative by nature; Tondo Creative is born.

The Tondo way

Tondo Creative stands for much more than it’s name suggests; we are a personalised echo-system for creative growth, opportunity and shared experiences.

Specialising in creative direction across multi-industries, our vision is to assist, support and deliver exceptional creative solutions that are unique and defy common trends. We don’t pigeon-hole ourselves to a particular style, design task or application-type. We listen, research and adapt to project requirements and position ourselves as a creative extension of your team.

It’s all so Italian, come to our house and we’ll feed you with creative solutions until your jeans pop!

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