About Dee

Dee Crichton is an accomplished designer and illustrator, with extensive experience in publishing, marketing and advertising. She loves a challenge, taking on any brief, producing innovative graphic stories, applying them across a wide variety of media. Her art direction and illustration extends over children’s picture, novelty and educational books, gift books, catalogues, photoshoots, merchandise, corporate identity, promotional events, exhibitions, websites, calendars, packaging, gift boxes, clothing and signage. Dee possesses a strong understanding of print production and can communicate this clearly with domestic and international suppliers. She also provides content writing, editing and proofreading. 

Previous clients include New Frontier Publishing, Lothian Books, Cambridge University Press, ABC Publishing, Oxford University Press, Cengage Learning, Pearson Education, Omnibus, Scholastic Australia, Affirmations Publishing House, Coast Studio Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour – Bellingen Shire – Kempsey Councils, The Bunker Cartoon Gallery, Children’s Book Council of Australia, Randwick City Council, 2 Triple B Radio Station, Cornerpost Creative, Regional Development Australia.

What they say…

Dee is a talented artist and designer; she works effortlessly to a client’s brief capturing their vision and refining their marketing aim. With over 25 years experience in greeting card, book and magazine publishing Dee has a wealth of understanding of pre/post production and prides herself on tapping the very latest trends within the marketplace.  Dee’s a quiet achiever; without fan-fare or ego she quietly climbs, then redesigns, the most beautiful mountains. Gentle and thoughtful; quirky and inquisitive, Dee will ask all the right questions and give you all the best options.
No matter the brief, talk with Dee about what you need. You’ll be so pleased you did.

Rebekah Bryant
Deakin University

Dee is a highly experienced, talented and accomplished designer and illustrator with an unfailing intuitive sense of how to make things look beautiful. She is always an absolute pleasure to work with, has a wonderful sense of humour and great respect for her co-workers. She listens to and interprets the client brief methodically, then instinctively creates amazing work. I would not hesitate to recommend Dee for her creative skills, professionalism and dedication to achieving the best possible result for every project.

Anna FisherArt Director
Fisher Design & Architecture

I’ve worked with Dee for over ten years; we have an aesthetic compatibility that consistently meets my clients needs. Dee can take a brief and offer infinite possibilities for design; being innovative, enthusiastic, fun, responsive and tenacious–she gives her all to a project and handles deadlines well.  I highly recommend her contemporary design prowess.

Wendy Rapee – Director
Resolved Publications Project Management + Graphic Design


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