About Us

Common Knowledge is a creative studio based in Darlinghurst, Sydney. We are a team of highly experienced creatives led by Kate Hurst & Elke Kramer. We draw on our extensive knowledge, industry experience and multidisciplinary skill set to execute our projects with a unique approach.

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.

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.

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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