About

Simon Mager is a German graphic designer based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Graduated from ECAL, he works within the fields of art direction, graphic and type design.

He is part of the collaborative design practice Omnigroup. For any collaboration or typeface requests please get in touch.

Education

2016

Master in Art Direction at ECAL, Lausanne (CH) with a focus on type design

Teaching and Lecturing

2018

Researcher “Words, Form, Language” at ECAL

2018

Workshop & Lecture with Omnigroup at Projektil, Bauhaus University Weimar (DE)

2017

Lecture at UMPRUM University, Prague (CZ)

2017

Lecture at ATypI Montréal 2017, Montréal (CA)

2016

Teaching assistant, Master Type Design at ECAL, Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (Ongoing)

2015

“Parallel School Lausanne” at Depot Basel

2015

Workshop and lecture “Concrete Typography” at JRC Conference, ECAL

Features and Exhibitions

2017

Swiss Design Awards at Messe Basel with Omnigroup (CH)

2017

Diversions Issue 2 “Words Form Language”

2016

ECAL Graphic Design Exhibition at Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (DE)

2016

“Thinking interrupt” An exhibition of drawings, notes, sketches of ideas. Curated by Roland Früh at Sitterwerk, St. Gallen (CH)

2016

Soirée Graphique, Bern (CH)

2016

“700KG” Group Show at Elac, Lausanne

2015

“Fahrenheit 39”, Art Book Fair, Ravenna (IT),

Nominations and Awards

2018

DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion (Grant), Tokyo (JPN)

2017

Swiss Design Award with Omnigroup

2016

Prix David Rust for typeface family Rima

2015

Design Festival Schotland Poster Competition, Glasgow (UK)

2015

DAAD Scholarship (DE)

2014

Berliner Type Award for “Form Follows Sound”

Contact

Simon Mager
c/o Omnigroup
Atelier80, Route de Genève 97
1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
mail@simonmager.com

+49 179 610 95 02
+41 77 429 03 28

INSTAGRAM

OMNIGROUP
omnigroup.ch
info@omni.gr

TYPEFACE
Alpha Grotesk

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