Susie Nicolai

Susie is the company founder and creative nouse of Studio PiƱata.
Passionate about creating vibrant spaces and a connection to place, Susie believes that function and beautiful design go hand in hand.
Susie has been working in the Architectural industry designing signage, graphics and wayfinding for the built environment for over 15 years.



Senior Graphic Designer


Year Position Branch
2014 Chair South Australia
2014 Judging Volunteer Design Awards
2013 SA National Representative National
2013 President, National Representative South Australia
2012 Vice President South Australia
2012 Judging Volunteer Design Awards
2011 Vice President South Australia
2010 Treasurer South Australia


Year Award Entry Category
2020 Finalist Higher Courts Redevelopment Wayfinding/signage & Environmental Graphics
2020 Merit Salisbury Community Hub Wayfinding/signage & Environmental Graphics
Awards current only to 2019 - previous years will be added soon


Selected clients

_Supreme Courts Complex - CAA
_Adelaide Festival Centre - AFTC
_Salisbury Community Hub - City of Salisbury
_St Peters Girls
_Beerenberg Family Farm
_Optus Stadium (WA) - Multiplex + HASSELL