Michael Lugmayr

Michael Lugmayr is one of the founders of Toko, a multifaceted creative practice established in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and based in Sydney since 2008. Toko undertakes extensive research as the basis for distinctive design concepts that are minimalist, playful and unexpected.

Since setting up Toko in 2002, Michael has worked as creative director, art director, designer and project manager on major visual communication and branding projects, lending his talent to a wealth of cultural and commercial projects in Australia and overseas. His philosophy and creative process follows a conceptual approach in which critical thought, experimentation, and potential collaborations are key.

The creative output of Toko can be appreciated through its extensive portfolio of work in a diverse range of fields. Current clients include the University of New South Wales, UTS School of Architecture, Lava Architects, Bold Publishers, The Communications Council, MetaLab Gallery, ZTHollandia Theatre Company, Virgin Mobile, SBS, ABN Amro Bank, New York Times, Architecture Institute Rotterdam, MTV Music Television, the Australian Institute of Architects and the Cities of Rotterdam, The Hague and Sydney.