Why choose DA?

We have completed over 100 projects.

Design Anthology’s product development record includes the successful completion of more than ninety projects across the aeronautics, sporting equipment, exhibition, industrial equipment, medical devices, consumer electronics, homewares, advertising, point of purchase and transport sectors.

We have over 80 years of combined experience.

Design Anthology’s designers, Josh Jeffress, Aimee Jeffress, Mat Dowman, Douglas Helman and Elisha Smallcombe offer over 80 years of collective experience covering product, interior and service design, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and marketing.

We have the facilities to make your ideas come to life.

We cohabit an 800m2 factory that includes a wide variety of manufacturing machinery, enabling us to translate a concept into a physical object with ease and efficiency. We also offer software and mechatronics engineering under the same roof with our partner specialising in interactive displays, software development, electronics design, machine vision and robotics.

We work with other design agencies (and trades and manufacturers).

Our combined networks give you exceptional access to varied domain expertise and manufacturing partners.

We educate designers.

Josh, Mat and Douglas have lectured in the University of Newcastle’s Industrial Design program and taught in TAFE’s Product Design and Innovation program. Josh is actively involved presenting various seminars for the University of Newcastle, eighteen04, Australian Industry Group, Hunternet, Lake Macquarie Business Chamber and the Newcastle Innovation Festival.