Simon Kuhn

Editorial designer & art director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Art Director - Creative Director
  • Ollie Trenchard
  • Lea Wieser
  • Sally Abel


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About me

As a designer I have 5 years experience, 3 of which I have spent working with titles such as: The Calvert Journal, OnOffice, ICON magazine and Courier magazine. Collaborating with writers, editors, curators and creative directors, I have designed intelligent digital and print projects for discerning audiences.

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  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Editorial Design

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  • New Designers

    New Designers

    • Design & Creative
  • The Dots - Portfolio Masterclasses

    The Dots - Portfolio Masterclasses

    • Digital Media
  • Courier


    • Media Production
  • Sipsmith


    • Non Creative Industries

Work history


Head of design


Oct 2016 - Jun 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full 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.


Oct 2014 - Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Designer for ICON magazine, one of the world’s leading architecture and design magazines. Beautifully presented and accessible, rigorous and insightful, Icon shows you exactly what’s happening in architecture and design today, and what it means for the future.



Graphic Design and Visual Communication

Nelson Mandela University

Jan 2011 - Dec 2013
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Masters degree in Graphic Design


Graphic Design and Visual Communication

Nelson Mandela University

Feb 2009 - Dec 2009
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design


Communication Design

Nelson Mandela University

Jan 2003 - Dec 2006
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa