Simon Richards

SCD Simon Richards

Over the past 22 years Simon has been involved in the Design and Educational industries throughout Asia. Currently through Simons design practice research, he has developed a Digital Archive that reflects hand painted and uniquely made / crafted signage in the cities of Hanoi and Saigon. As such, through collaborations he continues to expand and explore the idea of city, design, and space.

  • MDes (Hons) Research - UNSW (16)
  • BA GDes - R.M.I.T (96)
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment (12) 
  • Certificate IV LLN (14)

 

 

Design Studies /  Art Direction  /  Workshops  / Communications

  • Graphics, Typography & Visual Culture - 
  • Phd proposal - Typographical Geography
  • “The significance of signs, their cultural importance to a city.”
  •  Asian Typography

Dau An Thoi gian - (Sign of the Times)  HCMC - lygon gallery, collaboration exhibition 

Thanh Pho An  - (Hidden Cities)  - HANOI - Ago Hub - collaborated exhibition, part of the vietnam festival of media design.

TypographyVietnam - Archive 

 

Internal Research Grants RMIT VN 2017

  • Showcase team - 2017- ‘Bigger’ /  Branding / wayfinding / exhibition design
  • Showcase team - 2018 - ‘Nexus ‘ Branding / Wayfinding / exhibition design

 

Over the past 22 years Simon has been involved in the Design and Educational industries throughout Asia. Singapore to Shanghai to Saigon.

  • Sessional Lecturer, School of Art & design, UNSW, (online)
  • Program Lead Graphic Design, Sessional, Virtu Institute, (online)
  • Casual Graphic design lecturer, Queensland Tafe, Mount Gravatt
  • Creative Director, 3ree, Integrated Agency, Singapore 
  • Art Director / Consultant. An Honest Project, Melbourne
  • Senior lecturer, Raffles Design Institute, Raffles Education Corp, Shanghai, China  
  • Senior lecturer, Raffles Design Institute, Raffles Education Corp, Saigon, Vietnam
  • Visual Communication Coordinator, Raffles design institute, Singapore
  • Art Director, Creative services, ACP Publishing, South East Asia, Singapore
  • Art Director, Creative services, MPH Publishing (SPH), South East Asia, Singapore
  • Senior Designer, Lakota Advertising, Melbourne, Australia
  • Creative Head, Soda Productions, Melbourne, Australia
  • Graphic Designer, Creative services, ACP Publishing, Melbourne, Australia