Hairbrain Creative embrace all design-related ideas thrown at us by our clients, including but not limited to…

  • Logo Design
  • Business Cards (+ printing)
  • Packaging Design
  • Web Design (+ SEO)
  • Menu, Brochure & Catalogue Design (+ printing)
  • Clothing & Merchandise (+ production & printing)
  • Illustration (personal favourite)
  • Event Posters
  • Photography
  • Photo Manipulation
  • Film & Animation (coming soon)

We get a kick out of taking your business or product idea from concept right through to completion and release. To get an eyeful of our recent design work please click here.


Design projects can be overwhelming for the client, changes in direction, confusion about brand identity & sometimes having to appease not just one, but group of invested parties, it’s common for the designer/client relationship to become strained. We get it. Here at Hairbrain we pride ourselves on keeping calm through these turbulent times & rolling with the punches in an effort to make the process of creating designs you (and everybody else) love, as smooth as absolutely possible. We call it the art of Zen and we practice it everyday.


If you’re someone who’s never worked with a graphic designer before or even if you have, but feel like you’ve been burned in the past for having paid for designs that were nothing like your original vision, let me shed some light on how easy the process of good design can be.

When a client walks away from a job with a design they don’t like, sometimes it can be put down to a lack of talent on behalf of the designer, but more often than not, the root of the problem really stems from poor communication. That’s why we always start the first job with a new client by sending them the design brief and the branding brief to fill out.

If filled out correctly these two documents can save a whole lot of time, money and heartbreak by allowing you to show us exactly what you want in your designs, even if you can’t see it yet yourself. Questions about target audience and how people should feel about your brand can give us a clear direction about where to start. This is a great help considering when someone says ‘Can you design me a Logo?’ you can literally go in a million (x infinity) different directions.

This first stage is usually the major hurdle and in most cases it’s smooth sailing from there on but regular contact still remains key. If at anytime through the design process you find yourself questioning your choices (or our designs) the earlier we get notification the better so as to spend the maximum amount of time and effort giving you what you want.

Quotes are available upon request and all logo design work includes a minimum of three individual base drafts. With guidance from your answers in the brief(s) we should be heading in the right direction with these drafts and one lucky winner will then be chosen for further development. We then hone it, chop it & squash it every which way your heart may desire until we reach perfection and you are ready to launch it out into the world. That’s how it usually works anyway.

Feel free to email us here for a quote or any other information you might need.


Here at Hairbrain we love incorrect use of the terms ‘We’ & ‘Us’. The truth of the matter is it’s really just ‘I’, but as the Creative Director I like to sound busy & important so I’ll continue doing so. Although Hairbrain is a one man army of sorts I must admit that we also have various partners that help us from time to time when demands calls for it.

Hairbrain is based in Brisbane, often hold meetings in a Fortitude Valley bar called Sabotage Social (unless you’d rather meet elsewhere) & work just about anywhere thanks to the wonders of modern technology. With these wonders we currently service local, national & international clients. More about the team below…

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Bell Bros. Coffee House

Art deco/nouveau logo design for Bell Bros Coffee House, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane....


Prom Night

Illustrated event poster for Brisbane whiskey bar Sabotage Social....

Illustration, Posters

Black Flagon

T-Shirt design inspired by the logo of classic punk act Black Flag....


Dream Thieves

Illustrated album cover art for Sunshine Coast groove rock act Dream Thieves....

Illustration, Packaging

Sabotage Food & Drinks Menu

Trifold menu design for Brisbane whiskey bar Sabotage Social....


James McLauchlan Website

Elegant web design for Brisbane based marriage celebrant James McLauchlan....

Web Design
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Meet The Team

Eddie Jacobson

Eddie Jacobson

Creative Director

'King of the Lists' as he is otherwise known, Eddie makes sure all jobs are executed in a timely fashion & with the utmost care. He's also the receptionist & handles all client correspondence. Likes: Plaid Shirts, Peppermint Tea, To-Do List Apps, Words With Friends.

Artist Eddie

Artist Eddie


A huge fan of gig posters & vector graphics, Eddie spends most of his time laboring over a hot graphics tablet in an effort to produce the greatest logos, illustrations & typography this city has ever seen. Likes: Listening to Slayer, frothing over other gig posters on Instagram, almonds.

Eddie Web Guy

Eddie Web Guy

Web Design

Loves life.


Logo Design

Logo Design

No matter how you look at it the power of a logo can not be underestimated & at Hairbrain we strive to make sure that all the brands we work with get an accurate representation of who they are now as well as who they want to be as they grow and expand.

Event Posters

Event Posters

Having come from a musical background the almighty 'Gig Poster' was how Hairbrain got it's start. It's our first love from the world of design & we have a special affinity for the illustrated ones as they're a symbol of cool, hand crafted quality that can't be beaten. If we could do gig posters all day we would.

Web Design

Web Design

Your website is the ultimate business card and Hairbrain can help make it as simple or as detailed as you need it be. Combine our great design with our integrated SEO option & watch your customer base grow like wildflowers.



Illustration is the King of all design skills to us & there are so many reasons why illustration is good for your business that I can't name them all here. I wrote a blog about it callled 'How & Why Illustration is Good for Your Business' & it's in the blog section. Find it, read it, you won't regret it.

Fast Delivery

Fast Delivery

At Hairbrain we understand the importance of your deadlines and we haven't missed one yet. We always ask when you need your designs completed & in the rare case that we can't work to your schedule we will always refer you to the next best option.

From the Blog

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.

Steve Jobs

Sanborn Map Fonts & Tutorials

In 2016 with everything done for us at the touch of a button it’s not much of a surprise that hand crafted graphic design has managed to come back in such a big way.

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