Let us help you boost collaborative, funding and impact opportunities for your research.

We don't create great visuals... ...we design solutions.

Welcome to the science communication and innovation hub: Patton’d Studios where we endeavour to create engaging visuals that inform, inspire and incite change towards implementing solutions that have a positive real-world impact.

We specialise in helping researchers, entrepreneurs and SMEs find the right market fit, acquire funding and catalyse the research translation journey. ​

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Our unique design pipeline combines the problem solving prowess of an innovation consultancy, with the creative capability of a design agency.

We’ve applied this process to 300+ projects across industries spanning advanced manufacturing, energy, transport, construction, medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotech, fundamental research, and emerging technologies. Whether you’re in the fundamental research phase, scaling up, or ready to launch a start-up — we’re here to support you!

  • Brainstorming / Workshopping
    In a 1-on-1 session, we help you identify your goals, what barriers you’re facing and look at both short and long term solutions to address these. We'll also identify the and scope how we can assist you.
  • Decisions & Strategy
    We offer our unique perspective on the challenges you’re facing in a report that explores different pathways forward, the steps involved and how we can help you reach and measure your goals.
  • Full Stack Studio
    Our broad spectrum capabilities enable us to fulfil all your design needs. Wherever possible we also endeavour to create evergreen content, ensuring you can use our creations in all your content across all outreach platforms.
  • Ongoing Support
    We have multiple options for ongoing support to ensure you’re never without assistance when you need it most. Our popular retainer services include: content creation and marketing, reporting, web hosting and maintenance.

Want to know more about our unique process and how it could save you time, funding, and sanity?

Our Studio Services

Covering all forms of media from illustration and photography, to motion graphics and web solutions, our full-stack Studio applies knowledge of aesthetics, functional design and storytelling, to communicating your research or innovation.

Graphic Design
Illustration
Branding
Technical Drawings
Data Visualisation
Video & Animation
Photography
Web Design
App Development

Yes, we cover a lot — but that’s the point! Our goal is to solve problems, optimise processes and help you generate opportunities to progress your research goals.

To this end, only offering graphic design, or animation simply doesn’t cut it. That’s why we’ve fostered a diverse creative network that allows us to offer world-class creative services to tackle any design problem and support any research or innovation project.

Want to know more about our services, download our sector-specific brochures for a breakdown of how we can help you.

Don't take our word for it - here's what some of our amazing clients have to say!

Testimonial: Contemporary science in creative imagery; innovative new protocols and perspectives in the communication of science! - Rob Kapsa, Australian Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science
Testimonial: I cannot speak more highly of Molly and her team. They were extremely professional from start-to-finish, engaged with our team’s ideas, and on an already tight deadline they went beyond! Their service was worth every dollar - thank you! - Aaron Elbourne, RMIT
Testimonial Patton’d Studios have brought life to our brand. They paid great attention to detail and managed to convey our scientific jargon into a form that anyone could understand. The professionalism conveyed by our new brand has played a major role in our recent successes! - Matias Maturana, Carbon Cybernetics
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios are incredible to work with! Molly’s ability to deliver end-to-end solutions and distil highly technical information into effective designs is a unique and very valuable offering in an environment where differentiation is key. Her team's strength is in finding creative, impressive ways in which to inform and inspire stakeholders and I couldn’t recommend them more highly. - Catherine McMahon, Deakin University,
Testimonial: It was a pleasure to work with Patton'd Studios. They were extremely professional, provided excellent value for money and understood what was needed to convey our research to a wide audience. I look forward to working with them again. - Robin Taylor, Deakin University
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios were brilliant to work with. They understood the complexities of our unique organisation and created a new website which succinctly and dynamically represented our “what”, “why” and our “impact.” Molly and her team offer an invaluable service to support scientists and organisations communicate their work in innovative and visually exciting ways. - Alice Tinning, Women in Science, Parkville Precinct
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios has played a vital role in growing our research program through professional quality illustrations that we use to great effect. Molly's team has transformed our crude pencil sketches into both works of art and effective communication tools and helped us with our successful grant applications. - Wren Greene, Deakin University
Testimonial: We’re super pleased and very appreciative of the Studio team and their help - right to the last minute! - Clare Parish, The Florey Institute
Testimonial: Like many other professional societies of academia, particularly at this time, we are all very snowed in - we needed a kick to get going with a full overhaul! Molly quickly understood our priorities and we now have a much better "first impression" of what Australian biophysics is all about in helped us improve integrations with our neighbours and collaborators overseas. - Matthew Baker, Australian Society for Biophysics
Testimonial: Working with Molly and Patton’d Studios on campaigns is always a dream. The team communicates very openly and clearly, and they nail the brief every time (often providing a few options - Caitlyn Ellender, Yfoundations
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios were incredible in discovering and creating the beautiful identity and website of our new company. I have recommended Patton’d Studios to many other businesses since and will happily continue to recommend them to many more. - Alan Duffy, mDetect
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios has been our go-to design house for everything from presentations to newsletters to websites and anything in between. I cannot recommend them highly enough for timely high quality work, resourcefulness and for being willing and able to respond to requests with incredibly tight deadlines. - Jennifer Conley, Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong
Testimonial: Molly and her team were responsive and focused on helping us illustrate our change journey in a human way. They did a great job conveying our needs into a brief and turning this into an affordable set of illustrations that reflected our business. - Sarah Duffy, Bluescope Steel
Testimonial: Molly and her team were creative, hardworking and extremely helpful in meeting our design idea. They were extremely kind and understanding; engaging with our thoughts and ensured our concept was well showcased using their powerful creative skills. I would surely recommend them to anyone wishing to showcase their impactful research using artwork! - Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Deakin University
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios designed a fabulous cover artwork very fast and it was accepted without any hesitation. I have worked with some designers before, but I can say this experience was something completely different. They impressed me with their creativity and timely communication. I am thankful to Molly and Patton’d Studios. - Mojtaba Ahmadi, Deakin University
Testimonial: I can’t speak more highly of the quality of work and attention to detail that Molly and her team at Patton’d Studios provided to Biotech Engineering. - Jeremy LaBrooy, BioTech Engineering
Testimonial: Our business has come such a long way; developing from a little side hustle to working with national and international-level riders -- and huge scope to keep expanding! We couldn't be more grateful to Patton'd Studios for their input into JKT Coaching over the last 6 months and we highly recommend their services - you will not go wrong under their wonderful guidance! - KT Ward and Josh Harrison JKT Coaching
Testimonial: The effort that Molly and her team made to really understand the underlying ethos and direction of our company has meant that the work that Patton'd Studios has done and continues to do for us exceeds all expectations. - Jo Adams, The Cheeky Neurons
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios created a beautiful website for Coffee Science Lab that I'm proud to direct my clients to. They paid great attention to detail, making sure everything was exactly as I imagined it. A personal, timely, professional experience! - Monika Fekete, Coffee Science Lab
Testimonial: Accurate, engaging, creative and fun - taking scientific stories and bringing them to life! - Dion Pretorius, Science and Technology Australia
Testimonial: Working with Patton'd Studios was very enjoyable and effective. Molly’s background in Science and previous work in the field meant that she really knows what academic societies need and don’t need. She and her team came up with wonderful design solutions that worked for us and adapted them to our needs. I could not recommend Molly and her team more highly. - Evelyne Deplazes, Australian Society for Biophysics
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios has helped us grow our research program and community and industry engagement via quality illustrations of our activities. Molly’s team read our work and provided some rapid sketches that visually represented our research, resulting in illustrations that present highly complex Parkinson’s disease research to a general audience very effectively. - David Nisbet, University of Melbourne
Testimonial: Molly leads a team of wonderfully creative people who can really deliver! They rolled with the blows as timelines changed and unexpected issues cropped up. Communication was great, feedback always welcomed and solutions remarkably easy to find. I could not recommend them highly enough, no matter how complex the subject matter or the project may feel! - Jane Sewell, Swinburne University
Testimonial: Contemporary science in creative imagery; innovative new protocols and perspectives in the communication of science! - Rob Kapsa, Australian Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science
Testimonial: I cannot speak more highly of Molly and her team. They were extremely professional from start-to-finish, engaged with our team’s ideas, and on an already tight deadline they went beyond! Their service was worth every dollar - thank you! - Aaron Elbourne, RMIT
Testimonial Patton’d Studios have brought life to our brand. They paid great attention to detail and managed to convey our scientific jargon into a form that anyone could understand. The professionalism conveyed by our new brand has played a major role in our recent successes! - Matias Maturana, Carbon Cybernetics
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios are incredible to work with! Molly’s ability to deliver end-to-end solutions and distil highly technical information into effective designs is a unique and very valuable offering in an environment where differentiation is key. Her team's strength is in finding creative, impressive ways in which to inform and inspire stakeholders and I couldn’t recommend them more highly. - Catherine McMahon, Deakin University,
Testimonial: It was a pleasure to work with Patton'd Studios. They were extremely professional, provided excellent value for money and understood what was needed to convey our research to a wide audience. I look forward to working with them again. - Robin Taylor, Deakin University
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios were brilliant to work with. They understood the complexities of our unique organisation and created a new website which succinctly and dynamically represented our “what”, “why” and our “impact.” Molly and her team offer an invaluable service to support scientists and organisations communicate their work in innovative and visually exciting ways. - Alice Tinning, Women in Science, Parkville Precinct
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios has played a vital role in growing our research program through professional quality illustrations that we use to great effect. Molly's team has transformed our crude pencil sketches into both works of art and effective communication tools and helped us with our successful grant applications. - Wren Greene, Deakin University
Testimonial: We’re super pleased and very appreciative of the Studio team and their help - right to the last minute! - Clare Parish, The Florey Institute
Testimonial: Like many other professional societies of academia, particularly at this time, we are all very snowed in - we needed a kick to get going with a full overhaul! Molly quickly understood our priorities and we now have a much better "first impression" of what Australian biophysics is all about in helped us improve integrations with our neighbours and collaborators overseas. - Matthew Baker, Australian Society for Biophysics
Testimonial: Working with Molly and Patton’d Studios on campaigns is always a dream. The team communicates very openly and clearly, and they nail the brief every time (often providing a few options - Caitlyn Ellender, Yfoundations
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios were incredible in discovering and creating the beautiful identity and website of our new company. I have recommended Patton’d Studios to many other businesses since and will happily continue to recommend them to many more. - Alan Duffy, mDetect
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios has been our go-to design house for everything from presentations to newsletters to websites and anything in between. I cannot recommend them highly enough for timely high quality work, resourcefulness and for being willing and able to respond to requests with incredibly tight deadlines. - Jennifer Conley, Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong
Testimonial: Molly and her team were responsive and focused on helping us illustrate our change journey in a human way. They did a great job conveying our needs into a brief and turning this into an affordable set of illustrations that reflected our business. - Sarah Duffy, Bluescope Steel
Testimonial: Molly and her team were creative, hardworking and extremely helpful in meeting our design idea. They were extremely kind and understanding; engaging with our thoughts and ensured our concept was well showcased using their powerful creative skills. I would surely recommend them to anyone wishing to showcase their impactful research using artwork! - Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Deakin University
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios designed a fabulous cover artwork very fast and it was accepted without any hesitation. I have worked with some designers before, but I can say this experience was something completely different. They impressed me with their creativity and timely communication. I am thankful to Molly and Patton’d Studios. - Mojtaba Ahmadi, Deakin University
Testimonial: I can’t speak more highly of the quality of work and attention to detail that Molly and her team at Patton’d Studios provided to Biotech Engineering. - Jeremy LaBrooy, BioTech Engineering
Testimonial: Our business has come such a long way; developing from a little side hustle to working with national and international-level riders -- and huge scope to keep expanding! We couldn't be more grateful to Patton'd Studios for their input into JKT Coaching over the last 6 months and we highly recommend their services - you will not go wrong under their wonderful guidance! - KT Ward and Josh Harrison JKT Coaching
Testimonial: The effort that Molly and her team made to really understand the underlying ethos and direction of our company has meant that the work that Patton'd Studios has done and continues to do for us exceeds all expectations. - Jo Adams, The Cheeky Neurons
Testimonial: Patton'd Studios created a beautiful website for Coffee Science Lab that I'm proud to direct my clients to. They paid great attention to detail, making sure everything was exactly as I imagined it. A personal, timely, professional experience! - Monika Fekete, Coffee Science Lab
Testimonial: Accurate, engaging, creative and fun - taking scientific stories and bringing them to life! - Dion Pretorius, Science and Technology Australia
Testimonial: Working with Patton'd Studios was very enjoyable and effective. Molly’s background in Science and previous work in the field meant that she really knows what academic societies need and don’t need. She and her team came up with wonderful design solutions that worked for us and adapted them to our needs. I could not recommend Molly and her team more highly. - Evelyne Deplazes, Australian Society for Biophysics
Testimonial: Patton’d Studios has helped us grow our research program and community and industry engagement via quality illustrations of our activities. Molly’s team read our work and provided some rapid sketches that visually represented our research, resulting in illustrations that present highly complex Parkinson’s disease research to a general audience very effectively. - David Nisbet, University of Melbourne
Testimonial: Molly leads a team of wonderfully creative people who can really deliver! They rolled with the blows as timelines changed and unexpected issues cropped up. Communication was great, feedback always welcomed and solutions remarkably easy to find. I could not recommend them highly enough, no matter how complex the subject matter or the project may feel! - Jane Sewell, Swinburne University

Email us, or book a free 30min chat with our creative director to see how you could boost your impact opportunities today.