About Us

Common Knowledge is a boutique design studio based in Darlinghurst, Sydney. We take on a diverse range of projects and have a passion for creating memorable events, designing unique products and producing beautiful digital content.

With backgrounds in design and business, our team draws on their extensive knowledge, industry experience and multidisciplinary skill set.

Kate Hurst

Creative Director & Founder 

With a background in design and business development, Kate has been crafting strategic and creative outcomes for emerging brands and established businesses since 2008. She has broad experience in all facets of design, sales, event management and marketing.

Elke Kramer

Creative Director & Co-Founder 

Elke Kramer’s design approach is an exploration of unique materials, experimental fabrications and new forms.
For over a decade, Studio Elke has been an industry leader in the fashion and design worlds, respected for pushing the boundaries of originality.

Nicola Wilson

Senior Designer

Nicola is an intelligent, passionate and highly disciplined designer with an abundance of creativity, craft and wit. She is confident designing across a broad range of disciplines from product, branding and identity through to communications across print, digital and events.

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