Following this she moved to award winning design agency Spin. She was responsible for developing creative ideas and strategies for a wide variety of fashion, cultural and corporate clients including Diesel, Levis, Nike, UBS Warburg, Deutsche Bank, Orange, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Christie’s Contemporary.
Michaela established Studio Round in 2003. Since then, she has been responsible for creative direction, design strategy development and art direction of the studio’s projects. Most relevantly this includes National Gallery of Victoria, Bendigo Art Gallery, State Library of Victoria, Anna Schwartz Gallery, National Trust, Art Exhibitions Australia and Devonport Regoinal Gallery.
From 2006-2009 Michaela was co-President of the Australian Graphic Design Association of Victoria and a member of the Design Victoria Advisory Board to State Government.