Bretton has formerly been the Art Director of The Big Issue magazine, worked at ClimateWorks, a leading climate change thinktank housed within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute / Monash University, designed exhibitions at Museums Victoria (Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum), produced work for the inaugural Global Landscapes Forum (CIFOR), worked at internationally renowned design studio Inkahoots, and has also previously been a Typography teacher at Griffith University.

He passionately believes in the ability of design to empower, excite, challenge and inform. He embraces and engages in a socially, environmentally and culturally informed methodology, practice and approach.

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ThinkPlace Global

Communication Designer
Museums Victoria

Multichannel Graphic Designer
ClimateWorks Australia / Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University

Teacher - Typographic Design
Griffith University / Queensland College of Art


Art Director
The Big Issue Australia

Previous clients include

CIFOR (Centre for International Forestry Research), CSIRO, Victoria Department of Education, Amnesty International Australia, National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Polipedia, Department of Justice Victoria, Asia Pacific Design Library, Micah Projects, NSW Transport, State Library of Queensland, E2 Design Lab, Rubyfish Digital, Neami National, Food Connect, Queensland Health, Pharmacy Guild of Australia

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I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. I pay my respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Certain projects featured on this website were designed in collaboration at Inkahoots.