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Address: Suite 76, Building 3, Market Square, Hunter St Mall, Newcastle
Hours: By appointment
Property Donor: GPT/Urban Growth Group
Launched: 21 February 2013
Closed:  1 July 2016

Michael Hearne
m: 0435 578 313
e: [email protected]

Michael is continuing to offer his design services from his new workspace at The Roost.

Blackfish is a design focussed studio providing a full range of design and branding services, with particular interest working collaboratively with local businesses. Led by principal Michael Hearne, Blackfish works closely with clients to develop innovative and effective creative solutions, helping to build brand profile, awareness and trust in the local business community.

Michael graduated from Newcastle University, Bachelor Design (Visual Communications), in 2005. After gaining studio experience in one of Newcastle’s leading agencies, Michael founded Blackfish Graphic Design.


Web Design Complete Online Business Solutions
Brand Media Logo Design | Corporate Identity | Business Stationery
Email Marketing Newsletter Management System
Social Branding Facebook | Twitter | Youtube
Print Design Brochures | Flyers | Catalogues | Posters
Creative Thinking Slogans | Taglines | Viral Campaigns | Unique Marketing Ideas | Art Direction | Illustrations

Blackfish is proud to be a part of the Renew Newcastle initiative and eager to help Newcastle’s inner city thrive as a culturally rich destination. Michael says “The move to the CBD is a great opportunity for me to work closely with local businesses, helping to bring awareness of new developments, happenings and activities occurring in the city. I admire what Renew Newcastle is doing to energise the CBD and to develop a vibrant local creative community.”