Liv Wimsett is a graphic designer based in Auckland.

After graduating from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Design majoring in Graphic Design, her career began in magazine publishing where she directed the design for New Zealand’s most iconic women’s titles. Eventually realising her entrepreneurial spirit, Liv went out on her own, working for various respected brands and bringing their aspirations and visions to life.

Liv’s philosophy is a collaborative one and as she continues to work with like-minded brands, she aspires to join forces with even more creatives who appreciate her whimsical aesthetic. She has an affinity and talent for collages, digital and print layouts, branding, product development, and art direction. Since Own Design was launched Liv’s work has been sought-after by both big and small businesses here in New Zealand, and around the world (thank you internet).

Never caught without a pen, always down for a platter-style lunch, and often caught daydreaming about sailing the world, Liv’s unique custom creations reflect her carefree temperament and inimitable creative outlook.

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Headway Magazine                  
W Wiggins Health & Beauty
Tangible Media

Amy's Secret Kitchen
More Than Skin
Coding Ali
Influence Me
Lash Noir
My Sunshine


What clients have to say

Liv was recommended to me by colleagues in the media industry as a passionate designer, which was made clear as soon as we started working together. After reviewing my requirements, Liv sent through beautifully presented moodboards and ideas for us to decide on the aesthetic of my branding, which was so hard to choose as I loved all of the options she provided. Liv has such an intrinsic eye for detail, such patience for any queries I had and was always so willing to offer her advice on other parts of my business too. Liv definitely sets the bar for graphic design in NZ and I wouldn’t work with anyone else. Amanda McConchieFounder, The Business Of Influence PR.

Liv has an eye for beauty; her design style is feminine, classic and timeless. She has a fantastic eye for detail, is a genuine creative thinker and has a brilliant ability to follow a brief - and deliver. I could not have launched my brand without her unique expertise.
Trudi Brewer, Editor, BeautyEQ

Thank you Liv! Our magazine deadline is more enjoyable since you joined the team. The way you took over the reins and project managed this last issue - perfect. The work always looks amazing. Looking forward to the next one.
Anne O'Brien, Headway Magazine Executive

Liv's talent as a designer constantly impresses us. She has amazing creative direction, is professional and has brought a refreshing chic feel to all of our brands that we needed. She delivers - especially on tight deadlines and understands our business and customers so the work she delivers is always bang on!
Sophie DysartSenior Brand Manager, W Wiggins Health & Beauty

Liv made the process of creating a new product label effortless. She created a number of designs for us to select from and worked hard to ensure the end design captured the look we were going for. The final product was the perfect fit for our brand. Liv is a true professional with endless ideas, creativity and has the ability to get the job done.
Stephen FindlayFounder, Findlay Foods Limited

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