Dr Tristan Schultz

Director and Design Lead
Relative Creative


Tristan Schultz is a Gamilaraay man of both Aboriginal Australian and European Australian descendants.

He is the Founder and Co-Director of Relative Creative, a Jellurgal/ Burleigh Heads Gold Coast strategic design agency.

Relative Creative design communication, strategies, services, experiences and events that intersect strategic foresight and futures thinking, decolonial thinking and sustainable transitions.

He has a Bachelor of Design majoring in Product Design, a Masters of Design Futures with Honours and a Ph.D. in Design.

He has previously also been a lecturer in the design department at QCA and is currently an Honorary Adjunct Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney in the Design School and Honorary Principal Research Fellow at RMIT, Melbourne.