Short Bio

Known as the “Tactile Typographer” Dominique Falla has completed string typography commissions for Google, Bing, Penguin, Random House and Woolworths, among others • She is the founder of the Typism Inspiration Conference and blogs regularly over at Everyday Creative • Her book on Creativity Fitness will be published in 2016 by Balboa Press.

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Materials and Techniques

I am passionate about tactile materials and experimenting with handmade processes. I love combining the best of digital with analogue techniques and this has led me to create pieces of ‘tactile typography’ for commercial clients all over the world.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of materials I have worked with so far:

  • String and Nails
  • Laser Cutting
  • Sewn Thread
  • Fabric
  • Cut Paper
  • Collage
  • Food
  • Vinyl
  • Chalk
  • Ribbon
  • Pins.
View my portfolio

Select Client List

I am lucky enough to have collaborated with many international brands on tactile typography and installation projects. I would love to collaborate with you as well.

Here is a select list of my clients and projects to date:

  • Google  “Here’s to the Curious” installation for the 2013 Zeitgeist Conference
  • WIRED Magazine  Credits page logo illustration
  • Penguin Books  Cover illustration “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter”
  • Random House Books  Cover illustration “The Color Master”
  • Woolworths  Brand extensions for the Big Thinker Conference
  • Urbanite | Frost*  Brand extensions for The Bindery property development
  • Griffith University  Edible Art food commission
  • Bing  Installation “Relax and Unwind” for the 2014 Alt-Summit
  • Columbia Law School  Magazine cover
  • UPPERCASE Magazine  Beautiful Bitmaps Project.


We are so thrilled with your creativity and generous contribution toward making the upcoming Hop for Hope exhibition a success. Thank you once again for your beautiful sculpture.
Leanne NeelandYarra Valley Chocolaterie
Dominique is a gifted, talented, workaholic! Her knowledge, creativity and advice has helped our business no end. Thanks Dominique.
Angie SpallSignExtreme
It was a pleasure working with Dominique in the creation of a string art piece and tactile typography for The Bindery Project. Both the Frost* collective and the client were thrilled with the outcome.
Melanie ReidUrbanite | Frost*
Looking for something innovative and made by hand? Let’s collaborate

Other Interests


I am passionate about sharing ideas. I have lectured at TAFEs and Universities for over 16 years and given many conference presentations on the topics of my work and creativity fitness. I have also organised several Typism Conferences on the Gold Coast. It is a dream of mine to one day give a TED Talk. Let me know if you can hook me up!

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Press and Media

I am happy to be interviewed for your blog or publication. I am also happy for you to publish my images on your blog, so long as you link back to this website as the original source and list me as the creator. I am developing a media section with images, FAQ and bios as well as examples of previous articles on my work to make it easier for you.

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Student Resources

I am flattered to be an inspiration to students everywhere. Unfortunately, I cannot always answer your questions, there are only so many hours in the day. I am developing a FAQ section where you can use the answers in your assignments. This section will also filled with teaching resources if you are interested in learning more about typography.

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Speaking Topics

I am looking for more speaking opportunities and Balboa Press will be publishing my book on Creativity Fitness in 2016. It is my dream to give a TED Talk about Creativity Fitness and start a #dailyjournalrevolution.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of topics I can speak about:

  • Creativity Fitness
  • Daily Rituals and Habits
  • Idea Generation
  • Bespoke for Big Business
  • Tactile Typography
  • My work.

3MT Final 2014: Tactile Typography

To see more examples of my speaking videos

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