Bettina Kaiser art+design brings together a team of designers, artists, writers, developers and other professionals to create stunning design solutions.

We combine our skills to collaborate on your projects.

With our passion for creative projects we offer curiosity and commitment to bring our best to the table in creating great solutions for our clients. We are especially proud to work on many projects in the arts, as well as environmental and social justice causes.

Bettina Kaiser Designer- Portrait photo

Bettina Kaiser is the creative head at BKA+D.

As well as being a designer, Bettina is an artist, a mother, and nature lover. Bettina holds a Master of Visual Communications from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and has over twenty-five years of experience in designing for print and screen. She relocated from Germany to Australia in 2000. Here she taught design at TAFE,  completed plenty of design work and travelled when possible. Bettina was an artist in residence at Arthur and Yvonne Boyd’s Bundanon and on cruise tours to Antarctica.

Bettina's art can be found here.


Heike Krieger is a senior designer.

Heike is a designer, artist, teacher, and mother of two who has been working with BKA+D for well over fifteen years. She lives in a funky strawbale house in the Dandenong Ranges of Victoria. Like Bettina, Heike cares deeply about the environment and the arts, she also originally hails from Germany. In her spare time she is heavenly involved with the Icelandic Horse community in Victoria and can be found riding her horse through the local neighbourhood. Heike is responsible for taking many BKA+D projects all the way from concept to press.

photo of Jo Everard - designer at BKAD

Joanne Everard is a designer and illustrator.

Jo is an artist, designer, nature lover and Mum of one, based in the leafy green outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. She has a passion for the conservation of Australia’s wildlife and environment, producing artwork that helps bring awareness to these areas. Her background working in the fields of Graphic Art, Publishing and Printing, along with an interest in local community, lends itself perfectly to our BKA+D projects.

Jo's illustrations and online shop can be found here.

Deanne Dowd web developer - Portrait photo

Deanne Dowd is a tech whiz and web developer.

Deanne owns her own business and also enjoys working for BKA+D. From complex websites to online shop systems, Deanne finds solutions and implements them. She has a strong focus on making sites that really work for the client, and that facilitate the client’s ability to update and manage them independently. Deanne is a mother of two, with a background in corporate web development for the finance and insurance industry. She now enjoys working with colourful, friendly business websites.

Deanne's business, Ritz Digital, can be found here.

As a community and family-minded business, we support people and organisations that share our values. This may be through helping with fundraising, working at pro-bono rates, giving advice or donating funds or services.

Causes we have proudly been able to assist in recent years include:

  • Inner West Community Energy a local grassroots group helping homeowners get solar on their roofs. Helped with design and marketing work.
  • The Rizzeria a risograph printing co-op offering this retro resource to the creative community. With fundraising, volunteer printing and as coop director.