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Anthony Elliott



 Anthony Elliott is the Deputy Chair and Course Honours program Director for Swinburne Communication Design.

A Swinburne Design alumnus, he is Graphic Designer with over 30 years of experience in Australia and Europe with professional experience in publication and editorial design, FMCG, retail and specialist packaging design, branding and identity design, and advertising. He worked concurrently in practice and in design education with a number of universities, and exclusively with Swinburne University since 2016. 

His current interests are in advertising and behaviour affective design, typographical design, exhibition, information and physical experience design.

His current research focus is on behaviour affective design for social good. Now focused on young driver behaviour and road user safety, his previous work has dealt with addressing alcohol marketing and the development of Australia's generic tobacco product packaging strategies. 

Anthony has informed the development of many design education courses and programs, highlighting a focus on the integration of direct industry relationships with design education. In conjunction with the Communication Design Honours program he has lead and developed close strategic and mentoring links with the industry to expand and consolidate alumni involvement, focused on fostering strategic and innovative design and strategic thinking that builds graduate preparedness and optimises graduate outcomes.

Research interests

Behavoiur affective design

PhD candidate and honours supervision


Available to supervise honours students.

Teaching areas

Strategic & Transformative Design: Human-Object-Environment Interaction


Also published as: Elliott, Anthony; Elliott, A.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2020: Road Empathy: Understanding and evaluating campaigns for behaviour chanqe in behaviour drivers and VRUs *; ACT Road Safety Fund Grants Program

* Chief Investigator

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