Deus ex Machina poster, graphic and mail order catalogues

Made by Deus ex Machina Motorcycles in Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2005-2006.

‘ It’s a new kind of space to hang out in - part gallery, part retail, part cafe, a post-modern kind of Bloke’s club that celebrates the god in the machine with just a nod to jap-lish.’ (1)

Deus ex Machina is a flagship Japanese-inspired customised motorcycle outlet and retail emporium in Sydney’s inner west established in 2005 (opened doors November 2005) by a small group of individuals including racer Nigel Begg, motorcycle enthusiast and mechanic Ron Hunwick, creative director and graphic de...


Poster, graphic and catalogues (2), Epsom inkjet prints on photopaper, designed by Carby Tuckwell for Deus ex Machina, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2005-2006

Poster, graphic and two mail order catalogues featuring various Deus Ex Machina graphics designed by Carby Tuckwell and Deus Ex Machina merchandise.


Carby Tuckwell's Deus ex Machina graphics are produced using a combination of hand drawn illustrations, photography and computer-aided design (Photoshop and Illustrator), graphics printed on photopaper on Epson inkjet printer at the Moon Design, Surry Hills, Sydney.

The 'Beautiful Lake Gairdner' poster was produced to promote Deus ex Machina's world record challenge at the Salt Lake Races, Australia held annually at Lake Gairdner in South Australia in 2006 where Nigel Begg rode a Deus Yamaha 77 and set a new World Record.

The 'Deus' motorbike graphic is a digital reprint of an original graphic design hand painted onto the internal wall of the Deus ex Machine shop in Camperdown, Sydney by sign writer, Steve Smith.

The mail order catalogues were originally designed to be viewed online via the Deus ex Machina website.
Deus ex Machina Motorcycles 2005-2006


Gift of Carby Tuckwell, 2008
7 May, 2008

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Deus ex Machina poster, graphic and mail order catalogues 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <>
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