MAIDAI DESIGN was established as a graphic design consultancy in 2000 with mission to achieve excellent visual communication solutions. MAIDAI DESIGN specialises in the creation and management of brand image ensuring consistent visual impact. We believe in building a close and interactive partnership with you to listen and learn about how your company works, your goals and your target markets. We love what we do and are passionate about communicating your message to your target audience efficiently and effectively.
Mai Costello B.Des MAgda
Mai graduated in 1989 with an honours degree in Visual Communications from the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Mai worked with Pat McIntyre & Associates (a firmly established agency in Dublin) on the rebrand of Dublin Bus. In 1990, Mai decided to move to London and took up employment with Greenaways, a subsidy of Lonhro International. She worked with Glaxo, Bowring, Bank of England, Goldman Sachs, Buckingham Palace, encompassing all facets of corporate communications and print production..
In 1992, Mai travelled to Australia for a year and during this time worked with AMP Marketing, Strange Creations & Flash Graphics. After spending time travelling throughout Australasia, Mai returned to Ireland to work with BFK Design, a major branding specialist. Managing a team of 3 people and worked on accounts such as Waterford Foods, Irish Permanent, AIB, Watson Wyatt, Irish Trade Board, Irish Life, Irish Diary Board, Department of Health, FAS, ESAT Digifone, Eason Book Group, Waterford Crystal, Statoil &Tusker Oil.
Mai moved permanently to Australia in 1998 and freelanced for time working with Saatchi & Saatchi, Anderson Consulting, Pilgrim International, ACP, Brave Communications, BAMBSB, Wathoo Cartright Williams & Imago working on accounts such as Sanitarium, GIO, Oxfam, Kelray, ToysRUs, Woolworths, Channel 7, Pirtek, Chrisco, Troy, Woolstar and Flora International.
In 2000, Mai established Maidai Design, a Graphic Design Consultancy with a mission to achieve excellent visual communications.
Clients include: Bp Software, Arqua Australis, B2 Property Solutions, Cubo Consulting, Ernest Hill Wines, Focus Educations, Fortunity, GPA Accreditation, Health 24/7, Healthlink, Map Coaching, Mayer International, McLachlan Partners, MIMS Australia, MSIA, Mudgeemac.com., Paul Espert Communications, Persona Grata, Prime Training, Pulse IT, QPA, Raine & Horne, Radcliff Residential, RGH Consulting, Sapply, Watts Mc Cray, ZEP International.
Winner of the Telecom Eireann Christmas Card Design 1985
Winner Letraset Award for Typography 1986
Winning design for BFK rebrand competition 1996
Finalist in the Irish Graphic Design Association Awards for the Sculpture Society Calendar 1997