I started Shoalhaven Design Studios and Design School in 2017 to help people discover the ease and power of design.

My art and design services can give you and your business ‘empowerment through design‘.

Luise Grice, Principle

Shoalhaven Design School offers workshops in graphic design and Adobe suite products such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Shoalhaven Design Studios offers graphic and web services. Check out my clients and the portfolio of work I have completed.

The services offered are designed to assist small businesses, artists and individuals to learn and apply design principles as well as making graphic design and web design work for them and their businesses. This is what I like to call ‘empowerment through design‘.

Shoalhaven Design School offers workshops or one-to-one lessons have been designed to ensure participants get the most out of the programs, materials or lesson content. Each workshop accesses free and paid applications such as Canva, Concepts, Adobe Draw, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as practical materials and opportunities to explore and experiment in a relaxed and productive environment.

All workshops are suitable for beginner students as well as tech and design savvy business people who want to gain “empowerment through design”.

Small business woman designing at a recent logo workshop.

Me in my studio in Nowra NSW


Hello! I am Luise Grice, a dedicated designer who has over 15 years experience in training and educating individuals and businesses such as big four banks, TAFE NSW and NSW Government, not to mention the fabulous local businesses in my home town on the South Coast of NSW, Australia.

Join me in one of my classes and I will help you “GET DESIGNED!”

Design has an impact on everything you do and GOOD DESIGN SKILLS are 100% necessary if you want to build a successful brand or business.

Social media, videos, product labels, newsletters and website are your store front. You need to show up to communicate your unique story and you can do this by learning how to create impactful and engaging designs.

Want ’empowerment through design’?

Join me in one of my workshops.

  • Complete design workshops for you or your business (including graphic and web design).
  • One-to-one training to make design work for you and your business – $80 per hour.


Thank you for your beautiful artwork Luise. We all love what you do to capture our community vibe here at Jetts ❤️

Alanna (Jetts Nowra)

Your efforts have had an impact! We truly appreciate your contributions to the course, the larger Adobe Education Trainers group and the Adobe Educators community.

Andrea (Adobe Education Team)

I just wanted to email you and say THANK YOU I love how you’ve done the testimonials page!!!! And also the gallery page. I love being able to go into each album to have a sneak peak image. THANK YOU AGAIN (: I am so excited!!!!

Brittany (BB Event Planning)

I asked Luise to create options for branding and design for several of my business ventures. The process was highly interactive and engaging. Luise is very customer and outcome focused, always ensuring I was ‘on board’ with the creative process. In that regard I always felt engaged and had a sense of ownership right through… Continue reading David (Mallard Consulting)

David (Mallard Consulting)

You’re amazing !!! It worked hooray! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ I really really appreciate your help a lot !Thank you! I love my new website.

Kayla (Kayla K’s Makeup)

Thank you Luise. They are amazing designs. There is nothing better than local support!

Sara (Tea Journeys)

I can’t believe how easy it [Photoshop] is .. when you’re shown. You’re the best. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

Steven White – ABC Journalist

Hi Luise, I’ve had a look at the bathroom photos and they are fantastic! I loved the jazz accompanying the video too – great work! You are a terrific photographer! Thanks for doing this.

Tania McGrath