Simon Kuhn

Simon Kuhn

Editorial designer & art directorLondon, United Kingdom
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Simon Kuhn

Simon Kuhn

Editorial designer & art directorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
As a designer I have years of experience, working with titles such as: The Calvert Journal, OnOffice magazine, ICON magazine and Courier magazine. Collaborating with writers, editors, curators and creative directors, I have designed intelligent digital and print projects for discerning audiences.
Projects
  • Clipper magazine—Innovative communities in Poplar and Canning Town
    Clipper magazine—Innovative communities in Poplar and Canning Town
  • Courier 22: Young and Hungry
    Courier 22: Young and HungryA horde of new food and drinks brands are coming to a supermarket near you. In this issue of Courier, we meet the young and hungry businesses hoping to snatch a share of the big brands' shelf space. It's a journey rife with pitfalls – and plenty of startups fall by the wayside – but some plucky founders are persevering and achieving enviable growth.
  • Courier 21: Female founders
    Courier 21: Female foundersFemale founders mean business. In this issue's cover story, we explore how a tidal wave of new workspaces, networks, funds, courses, members' clubs and events could make 2018 a pivotal year for women in business.
  • Courier 20 - Startup 2018: Who's shaping the year ahead?
    Courier 20 - Startup 2018: Who's shaping the year ahead?
  • Clove magazine - Issue 01
    Clove magazine - Issue 01
  • Icon magazine: 155
    Icon magazine: 155#brutalism, Douglas Murphy on how the style’s new-found popularity glosses over its original intentions. In this issue, we look at Milan's Salone del Mobile, and ask whether the city's design industry is trying to reclaim its radical past
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Projects credited in
  • The World According to Jim: Why legendary investor Jim Rogers has sent warning signals to Wall Street.
    The World According to Jim: Why legendary investor Jim Rogers has sent warning signals to Wall Street.Jim Rogers, the man who called the 1987 stock market crash, has had a phenomenal career and while he exited Wall Street long ago his insights are still sought after. Here, the virtuoso tells Opto how recent shifts in the market are shaping up. —Words: Amelia Schwanke —Photography: Rebecca Toh
  • Opto Issue 6
    Opto Issue 6GAME CHANGER The challenges and opportunities of the $138bn (and rising) gaming industry. Featuring: TREVOR NEIL—A charting master on removing oneself from trading decisions, THE BEAUTY BOOM—Why cosmetic stocks are buying disruptors and their methods, TRADING 1980s-STYLE—Linda Raschke on traders being seduced by modern convenience, MANOJ NARANG The high-frequency pioneer on his disdain for technical analysis
  • Icon 144: The Poland Issue
    Icon 144: The Poland IssueActing editor for special issue of Icon magazine devoted to Poland, including writing the cover feature about Barozzi Veiga's Szczecin Philharmonic Hall
  • Courier  Bi-Monthly Issues and Special Projects March'18 - March'19
    Courier Bi-Monthly Issues and Special Projects March'18 - March'19Courier's Dec/Jan Issue
  • Courier Live at Republic
    Courier Live at RepublicCourier magazine took over a few floors of the brilliant new Republic in East India for their first Courier London on Friday 28 September! #courierlive
  • July 2018 (applications closed)
    July 2018 (applications closed)Applications for this event are now closed. Calling all illustrators, animators & motion designers, this one is for you! Apply for a spot at our Portfolio Masterclass at New Designers - kickstart your career, progress into a promotion or simply come along to gain invaluable tips and advice. There are around 30 spaces available at this event. This event is proudly supported by our friends at Shutterstock & MOO.
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Work history
    The Crown & Co logo
    The Crown & Co logo
    Art directorThe Crown & Co
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    The Crown and Co. is a team of London-based creatives, delivering award-winning content for world-class clients across print and digital channels. We pride ourselves on our creative approach, offering the complete marketing and communications service through intelligently written and beautifully designed multi-channel work.
    Courier logo
    Courier logo
    Head of designCourier
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Courier reports on modern business and startup culture from our headquarters in east London on topics from around the world. Launched in 2013, we are stocked in over 350 outlets in London and are increasingly available in locations around the UK and internationally.
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Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Editorial Design
Education
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    Graphic Design and Visual CommunicationNelson Mandela University
     - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Masters degree in Graphic Design
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    Graphic Design and Visual CommunicationNelson Mandela University
     - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
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