Gemma O'Brien

Typographer & Illustrator

Melbourne, Australia
Locked Pro Plan feature


Projects credited in

About me

Gemma O’Brien is a Sydney-based typographer and artist represented by the Jacky Winter Group. Known for her illustrated typography treatments and hand-lettering, she has created work for clients including Woolworths, Heinz, Vodafone, Taronga Zoo, The New York Times, Bob Hawke, SBS and Kirin Cider. Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous group gallery shows with her first solo show Better Left Unsaid opening at Fremantle Arts Centre in September 2013. Gemma hosts hand- lettering workshops across Australia and has spoken at design conferences including Typo Berlin, Semi-Permanent, agIdeas International Design Forum, Typism, Creative Mornings, Typo San Francisco and the forthcoming OFFF Barcelona and TypoBerlin 2015.


  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Brand Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Lettering
  • Illustrator
  • Concept Development
  • Typograpghy