Simon Blanckensee is a designer, fledgling developer, thinker, and tinkerer. Since graduating from Google's Fiver program in their Creative Lab in Sydney he has worked at Deutsch Inc, Wolff Olins, and is currently plying his trade at Athletics NYC. Aside from gaining experience in branding as well as typeface, web, motion, and editorial design experience has taught him to thoughtfully respond to criticism and has strengthened his ability to develop new concepts.
Since commencing his degree he has completed numerous internships throughout the Sydney design industry working on projects in corporate branding through art direction, publication and editorial design. With a keen interest in simple, rational design, he aspires to create immersive experiences through the use of mood, typography, and rhythm.
Simon is hungry to be involved in new disciplines of design and to gain a working knowledge of design at a professional level. Aside from design Simon enjoys building and riding bicycles, playing football, and travelling to new and unseen places.