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About The Distillery

Tangible, real-world creativity

The Distillery are a specialised design and production studio based in Darlinghurst, Sydney.
We stand for creativity which offers memorable and engaging, real-world impact.

Our products and services offer expression, tactility and luxurious embellishments.
We focus on helping you creatively share what’s real – human connections and experiences.

Creative Services

Custom concepts
Hand-lettering & calligraphy
Stationery design
Publication design
Packaging design
City murals + street art
Interior design
Brand design

Print & Production

Letterpress printing
Hot-foil stamping
General printing & display
Luxury box making
Specialty label printing
Bespoke sign crafting
Creative manufacturing


Wedding stationery
Event invitations
Place-cards & menus
Business cards
Business stationery
Specialty paper & envelope supply
Specialty packaging
Yearbooks & magazines


Commercial design studio
Brand strategy
Book printing & publishing
Direct distribution
Express turnaround
Creative workshops
Group classes & excursions
Creative event space

Purpose & Passion ❤️‍🔥

The Distillery believe in the power of creativity tangibility – the spark of life which lives outside of digital screens. We’re chasing the buzz of working with like-minded clients who celebrate creative joy and human connection.

Made in Sydney 🏖️

Supporting local enterprise helps Sydney grow with heart. From 2010’s humble beginnings in mum’s garage, today we’re one of the largest and last traditional letterpress and craft manufacturers in Australia.

Sustainability ♻️

The Distillery is committed to sustainable practice and responsible resource use. We are 100% energy carbon-neutral + utilise FSC certified paper stocks, and practice recycling of all recoverable resources.

Industry Specialisations

Dedicated account service for Australian teams of the world’s leading luxury brands.

  • Following global briefs, sourcing specified paper stocks
  • Graphic design and layout with localised content
  • In-house hand-lettering and calligraphy team
  • The highest standards in print and production
  • Streamlined project management
  • Expedited same-day design and production turnaround available

→ Event invitations, menus, place-cards, store appointment cards, presentation folders, marketing collateral

Stunning guests with invitations worthy of attendance. Creative touch-points to inspire and share joy. Planning and speed is key.

  • Commercial and creative design services
  • Print and production services
  • In-house hand-lettering and calligraphy team
  • Streamlined and fast turnaround

→ Event invitations, menus, place-cards

Projects which represent Australia’s leading chambers, practices and barristers. Intelligence and confidence delivered with elegance and charm.

  • Brand strategy, logo and visual identity and graphic services
  • Event styling and creative direction
  • Print and production services

→ Practice stationery, business cards, envelopes, presentation folders, event invitations, paper supply, brand identity services

Quality focussed touch-points for equity specialists and fund managers

  • Brand strategy, logo and visual identity and graphic services
  • Print and production services

→ Firm stationery, business cards, envelopes, presentation folders, paper supply, brand identity services

Helping create best-in-class experiences through creativity and design. Nurturing the human connection of feeling and experience.

  • Print and production services
  • Brand strategy, logo and visual identity and graphic services

→ Business cards, venue cards, menus, printed marketing collateral

Helping you re-discover your joy of tactility and design. Is this the project which we can work together on? :)

  • Creative scoping, in-person consultations
  • Prototyping, samples and advice from open-minded print and production specialists
  • Large collection of high-end commercial paper stocks, sourced locally and internationally
  • In person press-watches
  • We can even share the process of mixing your Pantone ink – let’s have some fun!

→ Letterpress printing, embossing, hot-stamping, paper-crafts, bespoke packaging