We create transformative wayfinding and place strategies, that connect and engage with people to enhance the experience of the places we live and play.

We are designers, architects and communicators. This makes us different. Because we are more than just a wayfinding design studio, we understand how good places, neighbourhoods and communities are put together. We do it every day.

We are hands on locally focused flexible

Place Design Group is an Australian owned, international planning, design and communications practice with teams across Australia, China and South East Asia.



We provide practical, innovative strategies. We are people centred, yet commercially focused. We push the boundaries for better futures.


Landscape Architecture

We practice intelligent design. We seek out a unique sense of place. Our end goal is legacy of place. 


Urban Design

We are a community-driven and commercially astute. We practice true interdisciplinary design. We are connectors of people to place.



We are social story tellers. We simplify complex information. We are the community’s voice – past, present and future.

Feature Projects

Aura Barina Town Centre Wayfinding

Sunshine Coast, Australia

A signage suite that displays playful messaging, is visually vibrant & links with smart cities tech.

As a final component of the broader landscape design of the Baringa Town Centre, Place Design Group created a signage suite and digital strategy which expanded on the established design language of the Skate Plaza.

Future Street

Canterbury-Bankstown, Sydney, Australia

A pop-up ‘Future Street’ experience featuring emerging technologies and initiatives successfully engaged the local community on Council’s major projects.

The City of Canterbury-Bankstown were looking for an innovative approach to engage and consult the community on two of its major projects, the ‘Smart CB City Roadmap’ and ‘Bankstown Complete Streets Transport and Place Plan’.

Herston Quarter Place Strategy

Brisbane, Australia

The Herston Quarter Place Strategy turns spaces into places. It clarifies the precinct’s unique identity and energy and provides the tools and strategies for consistent and informed decision-making to guide future economic growth and sustainability. Alongside the Place Strategy, our team transformed the precinct map into an interactive user journey to help guide future users on the potential of the revitalised precinct.

creative expertise

Visual Design
PIA Tour
Sunshine Coast
PIA Tour
Sunshine Coast
Kingston Arts Precinct
Kingston Arts Precinct
Video + Photography
Boat Harbours
The Cove
Pelican waters
Digital + Web
Byellee Waters
Connective City 2036
Connective City 2036

creating great places

Place Design Group acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, water, and sky where we live, work and recreate.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate the practice of First Nations design and systems management that have occurred on this land for tens of thousands of years. We are guided by the first scientists, planners, designers, and land managers of this land. We acknowledge the responsibility we hold as custodians of the land and aim to create places for future generations to flourish. We strive to create meaningful spaces which benefit all.

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