Livio De Marchi

Director & Founder

Livio is recognised as an expert in the field of brand strategy, design and management. Livio established MDM Design over 25 years ago and within that time has grown the company into one of Australia’s leading agencies. Livio has directly been involved in some of the countries largest design projects for a diverse range of clients including multi national companies, government departments and private business. He completed a Masters of Business Administration, a grounding that has enabled him to combine business and marketing strategy with design. Livio has lecture part-time at Swinburne University and has been a guest speaker for industry events, as well as a judge for design and communication awards. His business acumen gives him an innate understanding of clients’ needs and the challenges they face, enabling him to solve tangible business problems while delivering outstanding and enduring design solutions.

John Manos

Director & Founder

John is a highly respected brand communications expert and business savvy leader. From the moment he graduated in Design from Swinburne University, he was determined to establish a leading creative agency, offering an unrivalled and unstinting service to clients. Awarded the Most Outstanding Graduate, he also completed a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration with a Marketing Major – an education that has been the bedrock of his business approach to design and has helped to determine the success MDM enjoys today. John specialises in design and communication strategy and has managed complex projects internationally. He has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and the US researching design and communication trends. He has been a regular contributor to various publications, a guest speaker for industry events and is an honorary Dress Circle Patron of the Melbourne Fashion Festival.

Joe Fernandez

Sales Director

Joe is a marketing and communications strategy expert. Since graduating from Swinburne University with Marketing and Human Resource Management Majors, Joe developed a passion for strategy in business. Joe’s expertise in marketing communications ensures he provides our clients with high level strategic solutions and unparalleled customer service. Joe has managed projects across four continents, transcending language and cultural nuances to deliver strong returns for our clients. From project managing global rebrands to capital raising prospectuses for $200M, Joe has the skills and know-how to deliver successful outcomes for our clients, no matter how large or small. Building and managing client relationships is Joe’s forte and providing our clients with the right solution is paramount on his agenda.