Simon Kinneir

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Designer based in London.
Experience in spatial, communication and product design
with a research specialism in design for sight loss and independent living.

 

simon@simonkinneir.co.uk

@simonkinneir

 

 

 

Site photography credits:

JC @ INT, JD, JG

 

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2015

Selected as a UK Design Council 'One to Watch'

 

2013 -- Present

Research Associate, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, RCA

Research Partner: Arthritis Research UK

Product: The Kitchen Anchor and a Hand-Healthy Recipe Book

 

2013

Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Student Award Team: Fabrica de Sonhos

 

2011 -- 2013

MA Design Products, Royal College of Art, Platform 17

  AgeUK Award for Inclusive Design

  Highly Commended for the Helen Hamlyn Award for Creativity

Final Project: Subtle Sensory Feedback

  http://show2013.rca.ac.uk/13_dp_simon_kinneir/

Dissertation: Autonomy, sight loss and adaptive behaviour

Exhibits:
  Summer Show 2013

  V&A Late November 2012

  Work in Progress 2012, 2013
  Milan Salone 2012

 

2006 -- 2011

Designer, Graphic Thought Facility

  Projects include:
  Screen Worlds at ACMI with Ab Rogers Design
  Jean ProuvĂ© at Design Museum with Michael Marriott

  Design Cities at Istanbul Modern and Design Museum with Ben Kelly Design

  The Lord Ashcroft Gallery at The Imperial War Museum with Casson Mann

  Frieze Art Fair marketing material

 

2011

Visiting tutor, Loughborough College of Art; Art Foundation

Freelance designer, Ab Rogers Design and Wallpaper* magazine

 

2006

Intern and freelance designer, IDEO London

Research project: Health Habits

 

2006

V&A Village Fete, Etch-a-Sketch

 

2004, 2005

V&A Village Fete, assisting Abake

 

2004

Participant, European Architecture Students Assembly, Bergun, Switzerland

Joint AGM host for European Architecture Students Assembly, Brighton

 

2003 -- 2006

BA Graphic Design, University of Brighton

Dissertation: Design of Visual Communication for Visually Impaired People

 

2002

Art Foundation, Falmouth College of Art

 

Born in Bristol, England