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. Feel free to get in touch if you are interested in any collaboration.

Education

2016

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

Teaching and Lecturing

2016

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

2015

“Parallel School Lausanne” at Depot Basel
Workshop and lecture “Concrete Typography” at JRC Conference, ECAL

Features and Exhibitions

2017

Swiss Design Awards at Messe Basel with Omnigroup (CH)

2016

ECAL Graphic Design Exhibition at Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (DE)
Soirée Graphique, Bern (CH)
“Thinking interrupt” An exhibition of drawings, notes, sketches of ideas. Curated by Roland Früh at Sitterwerk, St. Gallen (CH)

2015

“700KG” Group Show at Elac, Lausanne
“Fahrenheit 39”, St. Gallen (CH) Art Book Fair, Ravenna (IT), Ligature Paper

Nominations and Awards

2017

Swiss Design Award with Omnigroup

2016

Prix David Rust for typeface family Rima

2015

Design Festival Schotland Poster Competition
DAAD Scholarship

2014

Berliner Type Award for “Form Follows Sound”

2013

DDC Award for “Turmklang Installation”
Der Raum Award for “Turmklang Installation”

Contact

Simon Mager
Avenue de la Harpe 45
1007 Lausanne, Switzerland
mail@simonmager.com
+49 179 610 95 02

INSTAGRAM

OMNIGROUP
omni.gr
info@omni.gr

TYPEFACE
Alpha Grotesk Semibold

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