All Taybian Design products are designed and produced in Brisbane, by Melissa Hoedel.
After finishing a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a double major of Photography and Painting, from the University of Tasmania in 2000, she has worked as a professional photographer commercially and participated in solo and group exhibitions.
Since the completion of her studies, Melissa has also designed several clothing lines, exhibiting these in several fashion shows, including Tasmanian Fashion Week in 2001. Also going onto collaborate with one of Tasmania’s leading hairdressing salons.
Since moving to Brisbane, Melissa has been working in the area of marketing
and further developed her graphic design skills.
It seemed a natural progression to combine her ‘passion for fashion’ with her
other artistic and business skills, thus Taybian Design was born.
With all Taybian Design accessories, the utmost care is taken in the
construction. All bags have been thoroughly tested for comfort and
durability. Not only comfortable, but beautiful, all Taybian Design
accessories use vibrant and relevant fabrics, focusing on quality, colour and
Every bag purchased comes packed in its very own complimentary Taybian Design Calico Carry Bag.