Introducing the Lumina family… We’re excited to meet you!
We are a niche bespoke brand & website design studio who will work one on one with you to create your new business visual identity and online platform or improve and elevate your existing business brand & website design.
Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment to facilitate a positive and genuine working relationship with you, making it our mission to embrace your unique goals and aspirations and use these to create the solid foundations for your success. It is important that we empower you with the confidence to shine, through effective and stand out design implementation.
Honing in on our specialties and providing the right formula that is customised to you, we create a positive experience with the best outcomes.
Coming from the Italian word ‘Luminoso’ is our adaptation ‘Lumina’, relating to our vibrancy, light energy and our ambition to ‘light up your brand’.
‘Design House’ captures our values in family and honesty and our personalised service with similarities to a feeling of being embraced by one’s own family.
Definition: luminoso. adjective. bright [adjective] shining with much light. light [adjective] having light; not dark. luminous [adjective] giving out light.
“Our fundamental business practices offer you, our clients, a value rich service and a comprehensive range of essential and complimentary services.”
Together with our supportive team, it is our genuine belief that personalised service and great communication is the key to successful outcomes. It is our fundamental ambition to provide the highest standards and exceed expectations whilst nurturing and supporting each individual through the process of business branding development and implementation, making each step in the journey transparent and easy to understand so that you feel confident and proud to deliver your brand to the world.
Get Acquainted With
Our Friendly Team
Graphic & Web Designer
Deeply passionate about all things creative, Nicole has a professional background in the performing arts… acting, singing and dancing her heart out on stage, in musical theatre and on TV. Her artistic path led her to discover a natural flare for graphic design, which now fuels her expressive soul.
Having run her own successful design business, Nicole has a quality record and wealth of talent and experience in graphic design, broadened through extensive global experience. She is a highly organised and a detail-obsessed designer with a strong history of developing effective branding and highly impressive websites.
“I’m all about exceptional quality and effective design and I am fully dedicated to taking businesses to the next level by creating effective branding and standout websites.”
When not bursting out into song at the office or attempting to conquer inversions in her yoga practice, Nicole enjoys beach walks with her lovable beagle, playing board games and charades with her two wonderful children, and drinking good wine and getting philosophical with her incredible husband.
Business & Ecommerce Specialist
With a background in Business Finance spanning 4 continents over the past 20 years, Paul has found his entrepreneurial passion in Australia. Driven by a curiosity of the secrets to success within the online commerce world, Paul’s journey now includes the creation of a number of popular online stores, experience from which, he now draws into launching new Ecommerce businesses for our clients.
“Ecommerce has been an exciting industry to dig my teeth into. It incorporates almost all facets of business so there’s an endless amount to learn. It also provides a great sense of measurable accomplishment, not just through increasing your store’s sales, but by seeing the positive difference a focus on customer service can make to your entire business.”
When he’s not terrorising his two amazing kids with his made-up Dad jokes or chasing his beagle, Smidge, around the house, Paul is fishing, surfing, exploring new recipes and polishing off a bottle of good red wine with his beautiful wife.
Sonja has worked as a professional photographer in various parts of the world over the past 15 years and is happily based on the Sunshine Coast in QLD, Australia. She carries skills and experience across a range of technical and creative photographic disciplines including Fashion, Portraiture, Food, Product Photography, Fine Art and Interiors.
Sonja loves collaborating with clients who are looking to boost their visual online presence with a collection of photographs that “can really work together to create a strong, memorable brand”.
“Visual storytelling and the use of beautiful natural light forms the pinnacle of my work and is what I love to shoot most.”
Her love for natural light and an intuitive, evocative style for her portraiture and lifestyle work has led her to shoot Campaigns for clients seeking to create a compelling and strong visual narrative for their businesses.
Sonja graduated with a degree (Cum Laude) in Photography and Visual Communications in 2004 and went on to shoot commissions around the world including in South Africa, New York and Europe. She has exhibited numerous Fine Art shows revealing her own personal style and love for the natural world. Her most successful show to date – “Bullethole Sunrise, an exploration of memory” also included a published coffee table book to go alongside the body of work and was stocked in bookstores around the country.
In her spare time, Sonja loves to surf Noosa’s iconic points with her boys and hang out in front of a fire with friends.
Business Coach & Mentor
With a passion for everything business, as a Business Coach and Mentor, Natalie supports businesses in growing and improving their overall performance as well as helping them get clarity of the direction that their business is headed.
Working more like an ‘objective business partner’, she is there to assist businesses focus on the activities that are making a profit and shine a light on areas that you haven’t yet explored, areas that need streamlining and perhaps a little more structure.
Having run her own successful Sea Kayak Manufacturing and Tour business, taking clients on multi day adventures around 12 different destinations in Australia and Internationally, Natalie understands how important it is to stay ahead of your competitors. She also knows how important it is to work with someone who is there for you to bounce ideas off with, for accountability, also have someone who will challenge your limits and overcome your fears in order to get your business to where you want it to be.
“I love the variety of working with many different businesses whether they be at start-up phase or existing businesses that are expanding, growing and scaling to the next level. I am motivated by being able to assist businesses with strategies and techniques to increase their reach and revenue as well as identify and design ‘out of the box’ marketing initiatives in order to get in front of new prospective customers. I love to champion and inspire my clients through insights, support and encouragement”.
Natalie also has definitely had a colourful career with 13 years working in law enforcement which saw her work in various Government roles both in Australia and the Middle East. These positions saw her working at sea with the war against illegal drugs importation and immigration both in the Southern Ocean and top end of Australia’s coastline with Border Forces’ Marine Unit. A move to Abu Dhabi, UAE had the next 8 years working with both the British and Australian Embassies for Prime Minister’s Office, Governor General, various Military units, facilitating Hostage Negotiation Training as well as close personal protection for H.M. The Queen. Many of these roles have provided her with an interest to become a specialist in Human Behaviour and Behavioural Profiling which she brings into her Business Coaching.
When she’s not at the beach with her husband and daughter surfing and board paddling, Natalie is catching up with friends drinking bubbles – and always looking for the next adventure.
In The Words Of Our Wonderful Clients
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It would be our pleasure to illuminate your brand and make your business shine.