Giang Nguyen

SCD Giang Nguyen
School: School of Communication & Design
Department: Design
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: giang.nguyenhung@rmit.edu.vn
Phone: (+84) 988 661 655

Giang has been a design educator at RMIT (since 2013) and founder/creative director at Ho Chi Minh City-based design firm Behalf Studio (since 2018). He pecializes in graphic, interactive, typeface & generative design. His creative outputs have been featured in various local & global exhibitions and award shows — namely London Design Biennale, ADC Awards, The One Club, TDC, etc.

  • Master of Art (Graphic Design), Savannah College of Art & Design (2012)
  • Graduate Certificate of Teaching & Learning, RMIT (2014)
  • Design Foundation
  • Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Front-end Development
  • UX / UI
  • Creative Coding
  • Data Visualization
  • Design Methodologies
  • Professional Practice
  • Vernacular Typography
  • Cultural Heritage & Historic Preservation
  • Social Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Immersive Data & Creative Coding

Creative Outputs:

  • Behalf Studio (www.onbehalfof.studio)
  • Republish (www.republi.sh) 

Exhibitions:

  • “Republish: Chữ Là Chi… in Hanoi” (2022)
    Work Room Four (Hanoi, VN)
  • “Republish: Chữ Là Chi…” (2021)
    The Nutshell Saigon (HCMC, VN)
  • “Republish: Typography As…” (2021)
    RMIT University SGS Campus (HCMC, VN)
  • “At Each Encounter, Imagine A Thousand Things” at “Solidarity Spores” (Group Exhibition) (2020)
    Asia Culture Centre (Gwangju, KR)
  • “Khải” at Manzi (2020)
    Manzi (Hanoi, VN)
  • Artwork Collection (2019)
    Leicester Design Season, LCB Depot (Leicester, UK)
  • “Khải” at London Design Biennale (2019)
    London Design Biennale 2019, Somerset House (London, UK)
  • “Letters from the Battlefront” at “A Present Retrospective” (2017)
    Work Room Four (Hanoi, VN)
  • Door-to-Asia (2016)
    Design Residency (Tokyo/Tohoku, Japan)
  • “Asia City Text/ure” at Typojanchi (2015)
    Typojanchi 2015, Station Seoul 284 (Seoul, Korea)

Talks:

  • “Creativity Without Compromise” (2021)
  • Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design 2021 (Online)
  • “From VFMD to VFCD: What We've Learned” (2021)
    Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design 2021 (Online)
  • TDC Type Drives Communities, “Typeseeing: Ho Chi Minh City” (2021
    Type Directors’ Club (Online)
  • “Republish: Typography As…” (2020)
    RMIT University SGS Campus (HCMC, VN)
  • “Innovation of Tradition” (2019)
    Leicester Design Season, LCB Depot (Leicester, UK)
  • “Republish: Typography as Cultural Artifact” (2019)
    Vietnam Festival of Media & Design 2019, VCCA (Hanoi, VN)
  • “Saigon Artbook – A Gallery Between Covers” (2016)
    District Design Dialogue (Singapore)
  • “Door-to-Asia 2016 Report” (2016)
    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (Tokyo, Japan)
  • “Communication Design in Vietnam” (2015)
    Spark 2015 — ASEAN Art & Design Talk (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • “The Nước Mía Press Project” (2014)
    Singapore Art Book Fair 2014 (Singapore)
  • Process-based Assessment Design (2014)
    RMIT Teaching & Learning Showcase (HCMC, VN)
  • Adobe Creative Community Grant
  • ADC Awards
  • The One Club
  • World Brand Design Society Awards
  • Tokyo Type Directors’ Club
  •  A’ Design Awards
  • APD Asia-Pacific Design Annual Awards
  • Hiii Typography
  • American Advertising Awards
  • Website of the Year
  • Hanoi Grapevine’s Finest
  • Features: ADC Awards, AIGA, Type Directors’ Club (TDC), Visual Journal, The Brand Identity, The Dieline, Packaging of the World, World Brand Design, Mindsparkle, Awwwards / Site of the Day, Klikkentheke, Design Everywhere, Asia-Pacific Design — Search: “Discovering South East Asian Design Studio”, IDEA360 Magazine, IDEA360 Yellow Pages “Ho Chi Minh City”, VTV2, Elle Decor, Vietcetera, L’Officiel, Saigoneer, Hanoi Grapevine, etc.
  • Creative Director & Founder, Behalf Studio (2018-current)
  • Creative Director, The Lab Saigon (2016-2017)
  • Independent Multidisciplinary Designer & Art Director (2010-2015)
  • Associate Lecturer, RMIT University (2013-current)
  • Creative Director & Founder, Behalf Studio (2018-current)
  • Creative Director, The Lab Saigon (2016-2017)