Michael Bojkowski aka okinterrupt
   
Michael is a design practitioner with 20+ years experience across a wide array of fields including publishing & editorial design, typeface design, identity (with extensive experience in design for public transport), textile design, wayfinding, writing on design, design research and education.

He has worked with a similarly diverse array of clients and collaborators in Australia, the U.K. and Netherlands, including Uro Publications, Public Transport Victoria, RMIT University, Design Academy Eindhoven, Grafik and The Future Laboratory.

Project highlights have included presentation of graduating project ‘Many-Rooms’ as part of Dutch Design Week in 2020, editorial design for a number of Uro Publication projects such as ‘Influence: Edmond & Corrigan + Peter Corrigan’, ‘The Breeze Block Book’ and ‘Rogue: Art of a Garden’, typeface, wayfinding and textile design for Public Transport Victoria, editorial and identity design for Grafik magazine, 2011-2012, lead design for various periodicals including Architectural Review Asia Pacific, (inside) magazine and Wallpaper*.

Michael also writes about design, conducts and publishes self-initiated research projects and leads studios with students at RMIT University on a range of topics including wayfinding, editorial design and experimental typography. Michael most recently (in 2020) completed the Critical Inquiry Lab MA (previously Design Writing & Curation) at Design Academy Eindhoven.

Clients and collaborators have included...
Adobe (NL) / Architectural Review Asia Pacific / Axon Publishing / Buro North / Condé Nast (U.K.) / City of Melbourne / Cultuur Ondernemen / Design Academy Eindhoven / Esquire (U.K.) / Eurostar / Fabio Ongarato Design / Good Inc. / Grafik / Hardie Grant Books / H&M / Hearst Magazines UK / Ink / (inside) Interior Design Review / John Brown / London Fashion Week / Magnetic Design / Marks & Spencer / National Australia Bank / (niche): Media / Nick Bell Design / NME / Public Transport Victoria / Six Design / Someones / SugarFree Design / The Architectural Review / The Future Laboratory / The School of Life / Time Inc. U.K. / Transport for London / Transport for Victoria / Uro Publications / Vara Gids / Vic Roads / Virgin Trains / Wallpaper* / Wired (U.K.) / YCN

For more information or for a comprehensive work record or further folio samples please email Michael via michael [at] okinterrupt [dot] email
2021 (WIP)

Publication design for Communcation Design MA Yearkbook 2020 RMIT University
Publication design for What we talk about when we talk about Architecture book Melbourne University School of Design Uro Publications

2020

Event collateral design Geoff Robinson
Sessional lecturer (MA studio lead), Publication designRMIT University
EditingImage-Object project
Editorial design for Folio magazine #4Brickworks AustraliaUro Publications
Publication design for Made of Stories thesisSelf-initiated
Publication design for Rogue: Art of a Garden bookUro Publications
Identity and brandmark designCivVic LabsLaunch Vic

2019

Collateral design Arts Access Victoria
Publication design for Influence: Edmund & Corrigan + Peter Corrigan bookUro Publications
ePub conversion for The Sydney School bookSydney UniversityUro Publications
Publication design for The Sydney School bookSydney UniversityUro Publications
Publication design for The Breeze Block Book bookUro Publications

2018

Volunteer, exhibitions and curationDesign HubRMIT University
Editorial design for Folio magazine #3Brickworks AustraliaUro Publications
Sessional lecturer (MA studio lead), Experimental Typography WorkshopRMIT University
Content producer for social media during Salone del Mobile.Milano 2018USM
Editorial contribution to Open Set ReaderOpen Set
Identity and brandmark proposalForma

2017

Editorial design for Canary publication for Dutch Design Week 2017Design Academy Eindhoven
Timetable designPublic Transport Victoria
Textile designPublic Transport Victoria
Decal designPublic Transport Victoria
Identity and brandmark for Foreground websiteAustralian Institute of Landscape ArchitectsUro Publications
Editorial design for Folio magazine #2Brickworks AustraliaUro Publications

2016

Sessional lecturer (BA studio lead), Editorial design RMIT University
Network Sans typeface design and buildPublic Transport Victoria
Decal and interface refresh for Myki Public Transport Victoria
Identity proposal for Transport for Victoria Public Transport Victoria
Editorial design for Folio magazine #1 Brickworks Australia Uro Publications
Identity and brandmark design for Folio magazine Brickworks Australia Uro Publications
Editorial design for Studio Futures publication Uro Publications
Identity and brandmark design ampmfm Self-initiated

2015

Poster suite design for stations Public Transport Victoria with Metro Trains
Wayfinding development and proposal design Public Transport Victoria
Signage design and guidance Public Transport Victoria

2014

Decal suite design for train interiorsMetroPublic Transport Victoria
Identity programme proposalTechnocrat
Website design for From the Ground Up: 20 Stories of a Life in Architecture promositeMavenUro Publications
Publication design for From the Ground Up: 20 Stories of a Life in Architecture bookMavenUro Publications
Packagaing designSpaceFabio Ongarato Design
Retail concept designDust
Identity and Typeface designDust
Identity and packagaing design for Atmp(r)l fragranceDust

2013

Print collateral Geoff Robinson
Stationery plan designSpaceFabio Ongarato Design
Print campaign design for Space x MoooiSpaceFabio Ongarato Design
Creative programme designDust
Editorial contribution and design for proposal documentDust
UI design for Collection appSomeones
Identity workSomeones
Identity and collateral for the IDEA Awards 2013IDEA Awards(niche:)
iPad app design and buildArchitectural Review Asia Pacific(niche:)
Editorial design, direction and illustrationArchitectural Review Asia Pacific(niche:)
Editorial design, direction and illustration(inside) Interior Design Review(niche:)

2012

Editorial contributionDesktop(niche:)
Editorial design and directionArchitectural Review Asia Pacific(niche:)
Editorial design and direction(inside) Interior Design Review(niche:)
Identity and collateral for the IDEA Awards 2012IDEA Awards(niche:)
Cover illustrationDesktop(niche:)
Editorial design for Cultuur-Ondernemen supplementCultuur-OndernemenGood Inc.
Editorial design for Abode magazineAdobe (NL)Good Inc.
Campaign designLondon Business SchoolGolley Slater
Editorial design for Wired iPad editionWired (U.K.)Conde Nast U.K.
Editorial design for Wallpaper* magazineWallpaper*IPC Media
Identity work for Wallpaper 150Wallpaper*IPC Media
Identity work and website designCaroline Roberts

2011

Illustration and editorial design for Indwe magazineSA ExpressInk
Editorial and typographic design for Free magazineClub 18-30Ink
Editorial design for GW magazinegermanwingsInk
Editorial design for LineRead #3Press PublishSelf-initiated
Identity and brandmarkGrafikDesignflux
Website designGrafikDesignflux
Editorial design for Gulf Air F1 souvenir guideGulf AirInk
Identity and brandmarkWoodbridge & Rees
Exhibition signageWoodbridge & Rees
App designGrafikDesignflux
Editorial design for Grafik magazine #188–#193GrafikWoodbridge & Rees
Editorial design for Orange magazine proposalOrangeJohn Brown
Media Kit designGrafikDesignflux
Proposal workThe School of Life
Editorial design for Wallpaper* magazineWallpaper*IPC Media
Print collateral for Wallpaper* 150 mailerWallpaper*IPC Media
Campaign designsGrafikDesignflux
Editorial contributionMakeshiftSouthbank Centre
Illustartion and print collateralThe School of Life
Editorial design for The Daily at London Fashion WeekThe DailyJenny & The Cat
Typographic design for Fiver publicationAngharad Lewis
Print collateral and campaign proposaliStockYCN
Cartographic illustrationThe Adelaide MagazineNews Limited
Editorial design for Wired iPad editionWired (U.K.)Conde Nast U.K.
Happy New Cheer 2011 card designsSelf-initiated
Illustration and print collateral designAngharad Lewis & Reuben Briggs

2010

Editorial contributionThree ThousandRight Angle
Editorial contribution for What's Next magazineSappiJohn Brown
Website design for Business SpectatorMagnetic Design
Print collateralMagnetic Design
Website desiogn developmentMagnetic Design
Editorial design for LineRead #2Press PublishSelf-initiated
Website design proposalDelicious Ghost
Editorial design for VaraGids DWDD special and supplementVaraGidsGood Inc.
Editorial design for Notion Festivals Guide 2010NotionMusicHQ Media
Website design refreshEsquire (U.K.)The National Magazine Company
Editorial contributionDesign Week
Editorial design for Voyager magazinebmiInk
Editorial design for Metropolitan magazineEurostarInk
Editorial design for Hotline magazineVirgin TrainsInk
Print collateral for ARC eventsArcInk
Editorial design for Indwe magazineSA ExpressInk
Editorial design for gw magazinegermanwingsInk
Editorial design for Grafik magazine #187Grafik
Happy New Cheer 2010 card designsSelf-initiated

2009

Website designThe Architectural ReviewEmap
Identity, brandmark and stationery planEm Space
Website designEm Space
Editorial design for Agoraphobia Means Never Having To Say You're Sorry publicationPress PublishSelf-initiated
Editorial Design for Cinephile Collection #1 publicationPress PublishSelf-initiated
Print collateralPress PublishSelf-initiated
Website design for Linefeed blogPress PublishSelf-initiated
Editorial for Archive #1 publication
Textile designsBon Bon Kakku
Postcard design for Estates of London projectPress PublishSelf-initiated
Editorial design for My My Monograph publicationPress PublishSelf-initiated
Editorial design for the Hardie Grant UK catalogueHardie Grant
Editorial contributionsAustralian Infront
Regular editorial contributionGrafik
Editorial contributionCap & Design
Editorial contribution including interviewGym Class magazine
Editorial contributionIt's Nice That
Editorial design for LineRead #1Press PublishSelf-initiated
Identity and print collateral design for the Interior Design AwardsArchitecture MediaMagnetic Design
Website design for Interior Design AwardsArchitecture MediaMagnetic Design
Annual Report designVicRoadsMagnetic Design
Annual Report designNational Australia BankMagnetic Design
Print collateral for National Australia Bank AwardsNational Australia BankMagnetic Design
Design proposal workReviewMagnetic Design
Catalogue proposalHarry the HirerMagnetic Design
Christmas wrap designMagnetic Design
Happy New Cheer 2009 card designsSelf-initiated

2008

Illustration and print collateral design YCN
Editorial design and event graphics for Trend Briefing SS08The Future Laboratory
Editorial Design for Viewpoint magazine #22View PublicationsThe Future Laboratory
Editorial design for Food Futures 2008The Future Laboratory
Editorial design for Yeah Baby magazinebmiInk
Sexy Young Things brandmark proposalUnivers Design
Website designEsquire (U.K.)The National Magazine Company
Editorial design for the Horus Brand BookHorusNick Bell Design
IllustrationSunshine Cafe
Website design proposalMikaYCN
Editorial design for Curzon Cinemas proposalCurzonYCN
Illustation and garment designtBarUnivers Design
Internal editiorial designInk
Website designPress PublishSelf-initiated
Editorial design for Viewpoint magazine #23View PublicationsThe Future Laboratory
Happy New Cheer 2008 card designsSelf-initiated

2007

Website design and directionJohn Brown
Website designPicnic design
Identity and brandmark developmentClearSpot
Editorial design for Book 0708YCN
Packaging for Book 0708YCN
Show Off postcard designYCN
Event graphics for YCN at RCAYCN
Print collateral design for YCN at RCAYCN
Inhouse presentation materialsYCN
Postcard designYCN
Identity and print collateral design and assistanceThe Duke SpiritJosie Willey
Editorial design for Ideas Illustrated magazineYCN
Happy New Cheer 2007 card designsSelf-initiated

2006

Editorial design for Vue magazine proposalVuelingInk
Identity and apparel designHellbent
Online Design — Mistiblue websiteMistiblue
Identity and brandmark developmentWestminster Business Improvement DistirctSugarFree Design
TfL Streets print collateral proposalTransport for LondonSugarFree Design
Illustration suiteLook AheadSugarFree Design
Identity and brandmark design for In PaddingtonPaddington Business Improvement DistirctSugarFree Design
Packaging for Book 0607YCN
Editorial design and direction for Book 0607YCN
IllustrationGraniph

2005

Editorial design and art directionCala HomesAxon Publishing
Identity and brandmark developementAngel Productions
Identity and website designFirebird
Identity and brandmark development for NME Awards 2006NMEIPC Media
Identity and brandmark designMistiblue
Design of Alphatape typefaceNotionMusicHQ Media
Music packaging designNotionMusicHQ Media
Identity refresh and print collateral designMusicHQ Media
Editorial design and identity for Notion magazineNotionMusicHQ Media

2004

Editorial design and illustration Loaded magazineIPC Media
Symbol and font design for M&S Home cataloguesMarks & SpencerAxon Publishing
Editorial design for M&S Home Catalogue SS05Marks & SpencerAxon Publishing
Identity and brandmark development for NME Student Tour 2005NMEIPC Media
Editorial design proposal workNMEIPC Media
Website designSix Design
Signage for Unit 17, Long Street WorkshopsSelf-initiated

1998–2003

Website design and directionQueercompanyTorrington
Inhouse presentations and project workTorrington
Event flyer designFlux=Rad
Identity and brandmark developmentInsect Accessories
Identity and brandmark for The Art of Giving campaignMission AustraliaMAU Design
Events programme print collateral and signage for Summer Fun in the Park events programmes 2002–2003City of MelbourneMAU Design
Events programmes print collateral for the Immigration MuseumMuseums VictoriaMAU Design
Editorial design for the NACLC Annual Report 2001–2002NACLC (National Association of Community Legal Centres)MAU Design
Identity work and collateralThe Ideas Factory
Brandmark and identity work (including Signage)City Park HotelThe Ideas Factory
Print collateralAngus & RobertsonThe Ideas Factory
Editorial designUltra Magazine
Website designHitz FMArtvaak