Simon Richards







Title: Lecturer
Qualifications: BGrapDes (RMIT), M.Des (Hons) UNSW, Cert IV TAE

Profile: Recently returned from working in Asia for the past 11 years, where his he was lecturing at Raffles Design Institute in Shanghai, China. Simon has returned to Melbourne to do consulting in design and design education and to undertake a research masters degree in Design Education.

Over the past 15 years Simon has been involved in the Design industry and Education in Asia, his background before lecturing was in publishing design and advertising in Australia and South East Asia. He has worked on more than 40 titles in publishing, such as Harpers Bazaar, Cleo, Dolly, Female, Nu You and Women’s Weekly.

Simon has lectured in Diploma and Degree programs in Singapore, Saigon and Shanghai and has also had the experience of being involved in the co-ordination and delivery in China of the BA honors from Northumbria University, UK.

Under his guidance students have won many awards including: the Crowbars, Young Guns, Future Brand’s Future Talent Awards, General Electric’s Silver Ribbon and consistent international recognition in the D&AD Student Awards.

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