Colm Dunne

School: School of Communication & Design
Department: Design Studies
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Hanoi

Colm Dunne is a graphic designer and design educator whose professional practice experience has covered designing for both print and digital media.

  • MA by Research in Creative Arts from Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Dún Laoghaire.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Design Practice from Technological University Dublin (TUD).
  • BA (hons) in Visual Communication from Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Dún Laoghaire.
  • Fellow Higher Education Authority UK

Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Design History, Typographic Design, UI/UX Design.

  • The role of typography as a signifier of nationalism in public spaces.
  • Typographic design pedagogy

  • Co-editor of Message Journal: Graphic Communication Design Research, published by University of Plymouth Press, 2018 – 2023
  • Consultant: English translation, Heritage Guide, Vietnam Airlines, 2023 – 2024
  • International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) student scheme panel member, Australasia region (2016, 2023)
  •, editor & designer, 2021
  • Dunne, C. (2013) Dyslexia, Digital Technology and College: Improving the Accessibility of Course Material for Students with Dyslexia. Perspectives: Anthology of IADT: Research and Practice, pp 38–41 
  • Design Consultant: ADPI (2010) Broad Horizons/Larges Horizons, Black Dog Publishing

  • 2012 – 15: Graphic & User Interface Designer. LexisNexis: Information Technology and Services, Dublin
  • 2008 – 12: Co-founder, Graphic Designer. Unit Studio, Dublin
  • 2011: Digital Media Designer. Zinc Design Consultants, Dublin
  • 2010: Graphic Designer. DesignTactics, Dublin

  • 2020 – 22: Co-programme Lead: Art & Design Foundation. University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 2018 – 22: Year 2 Coordinator: BA (Hons) Graphic Design with Typography. University of Plymouth, United Kingdom.
  • 2018 – 22: International Exchange Coordinator. University of Plymouth, United Kingdom.
  • 2015 – 18: Lecturer: BA (Hons) Graphic Design Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore.
  • 2015 – 17: Partnership Coordinator & Lecturer: BSc (Hons) Interactive Digital Media. Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore