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WHO WE ARE

Meet our staff...

CARLOS FLORES

creative director
Since his days as a graffiti artist Carlos has always been interested in drawing and design.  After one year of studying primary school teaching, he moved to New York to look into studying design there, but returned after a year to complete Melbourne's prestigious Brighton Bay Art, Design & Photography Program.  He then went on to complete a degree in Graphic Design at Swinburne University.

Carlos has worked in several different jobs in many industries, which has given him a deep understanding of various types of businesses.  After university Carlos spent 3 years running a firm in partnership with a friend.
In 2002 he started studio equator so he could have the creative freedom to work in different disciplines and do something meaningful and personally rewarding.

Carlos moved here from El Salvador as a child.  He loves live music and playing with his son Levi, and always brightens the studio with his infectious laugh. Carlos Flores

JACINTA FARRAGHER

Studio Manager

Jacinta grew up on a farm in North East Victoria, but now works as our Office Manager.  
After studying arts and information management & systems she worked in finance and administration before spending 3 years in Thailand volunteering in events management, fundraising and several philanthropic ventures including teaching disabled children to horse ride, working with orphans and providing food and clothing to the poor.

Jacinta returned to Australia in May 2009 and has been with Studio Equator since then.
She loves socialising, riding her bike to work and life in general.
She also loves it when clients pay on time.

Jacinta Farragher

BENJAMIN FRETARD

Interior architect
Benjamin is our very own Frenchman.  He grew up and studied in France where he completed a diploma of art & design, majoring in product and interior design.  After graduating in 2006, he worked as a product designer, designing a large variety of products ranging from bottles to tombstones.

In 2007 Benjamin moved to Australia where he worked for a large event company designing exhibition stands before accepting his current position at studio equator in August 2008.  His favourite part of work at equator is the opportunity to develop new concepts.

Ben loves like a Frenchman, but eats like an Italian and drinks like an Aussie.  He is a keen squash and badminton player, and loves cheese and pasta.  Just as many women have a separate stomach for deserts, Ben has a separate stomach for cheesy pasta! Benjamin Fretard

DUBBO FENG

PHP Developer

Dubbo was born in ShanXi province in China and lived there until 2002 when he moved to JiangSu province to attend China University of Mining & Technology (CUMT) where he studied Computer Science & Technology. The course involved a student exchange program with two years study in JiangSu, and a final two years at Swinburne University in Melbourne.  After graduating from this course, Dubbo then also completed a Masters in I.T.

In 2008 Dubbo returned to China and worked in Shanghai programming and developing PHP web games, while his high school sweetheart completed her Masters degree in China. They were married in 2009, and in 2010 both moved to Australia, where Dubbo started work at studio equator as a PHP developer.

Dubbo loves the creativity programming allows him. He also likes database design and getting creative with flash animation.

Dubbo Feng

CARMEL DI SEVO

Management

Carmel completed a degree in criminology, but had a passion for events and advertising.  She worked in advertising and events management for several years and also completed an advertising degree.

In 2002, Carm helped start studio equator in partnership with Carlos.  She is currently on maternity leave looking after little Levi with another one on the way, but still finds time to help from home.

Carm likes print management and client relations.  She also loves dancing and her mum's traditional Italian cooking.

 

 


recent projects

Mythos GR Gyros Bar MYTHOS GR GYROS BAR
JULY 28TH, 2015
Acquire Learning National Hubs ACQUIRE LEARNING NATIONAL HUBS
MARCH 7TH, 2015
Bluetrain visual identity & stationery BLUETRAIN VISUAL IDENTITY & STATIONERY
OCTOBER 9TH, 2013
Simply Spanish Queen Victoria Market SIMPLY SPANISH QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET
SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2014

blog entries

04/01/17 - Painter James Bullough Explores Movement and the Human Psyche Through Fragmented Series “Breaking Point”


Painter James Bullough Explores Movement and the Human Psyche Through Fragmented Series “Breaking Point”   by Courtney Constable via The Coo ...
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by Carlos Flores

04/01/17 - Beautiful Art by laylaholzer


Beautiful Art by laylaholzer   Layla is a Cardiff based illustrator, specialising in fairy tales, gender conflict, the uncanny, the monstrous-fe ...
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by Carlos Flores

04/01/17 - Loud and Proud


Loud and Proud   Illustrators on song with bold pop-opera poster series...     Opera – an art form so traditional that any moves to modern ...
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by Carlos Flores