Vanessa Bong is a designer and illustrator who works and lives to make beautiful things. Passionate about people, communication, and humour, she couples her passions with her love of design to create engaging and thoughtful work.
Approaching every project with enthusiasm, Vanessa uses photography, illustration, typography and a dose of curiosity to communicate ideas and stories.
She lists her accomplishments as; a participant the The Design Kid’s Threesome exhibition, being chosen as a Mali in the City artist and getting her picture taken with Jessica Hische and David Downton.
In five years time, Vanessa sees herself continuing to produce vibrant and engaging work and working in a design studio, working as a full time illustrator, or marrying a rich plastic surgeon and living in Las Vegas.
Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)
Blue Star Design Group
Light Melbourne Radio
Graphic Design Intern, 2013
Freelance Design work, 2012-2013
Kelly Thompson Creative
Junior Designer, 2014
Achievements & Opportunities
Semi Permanent Conference
The Design Kids "Threesome Exhibition"
Marilyn & Sons, Josh Harrison
Loreal Melbourne Fashion Festival
Type By Hand workshop
Melbourne Zoo "Mali in the City"
Pro Bono design work
Balwyn High VCE visual communication award