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Mr. Lorenzo Tonti

Title:

Lecturer (half-time)

School/ Department:

School of Humanities - Arts

Campus:

College Street

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My Biography

Lorenzo is an Italian-Swiss designer who moved to Ireland 30 years ago to work at Kilkenny Design Workshops, having studied poster design and cultural communication design at what is now called the University for Applied Arts—ECAL in Lausanne. Since then he worked for various design studios in Switzerland and Ireland, and since 1992 has his own independent design studio based in the South East of Ireland. The studio’s work is mainly branding related for artisan food companies, craft businesses, some cultural institutions and other businesses, based both in Ireland and internationally. Charities have also been part of the client list.

Research

Ongoing professional practice in graphic design

Invited to participate in various poster design submissions

Teaching

Lorenzo lecturers part-time in visual communication at the design course at Waterford Institute of Technology, where he was programme leader for three years tasked with the redesign of the course structure. He also introduced a very successful series of internship awards for design students at WIT.

Professional

Junior designer at Les Atelier du Nord, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1983-84

Designer at Kilkenny Design Workshop, Kilkenny. 1984-88

Designer at the European Design Group, Digital Equipment Corporation, Galway. 1988-1991

Senior Designer, Studio Manager, Production Manager at The Identity Business, design studio, Dublin. 1991-92

Independent designer since 1992.

 

Jury member for the International Society of Typographic Designers' Awards, 2014, 2015

Jury member for the Institute of Designer in Ireland Awards, 2014