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About Sandy Richardson : Sandy Richardson is Managing Director and owner of Design Edge consultancy for 26 years providing industrial design research and development, concept design, engineering detailing, prototype manufacture and testing, preparation of manufacturing specifications and organising manufacture for Australian and International companies. Products include electrical, furniture, medical, security, lighting, sporting and consumer items. Consultancy services have also involved graphics, branding, packaging, GUI, web sites, exhibitions and environmental design. Experienced in organising tooling and manufacture of product in Australia, China, Taiwan and Thailand. Experience in searching and reviewing Patents, Design Registrations and Trade Marks as well as Design Expert Witness work in litigations.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Our ways of knowing can imprison us; imagining brings real design innovation.

ORGANIZATION:
Design Edge

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Mining engineer Oil, gas, mining, utilities

EDUCATION:
1981, Industrial Design, BA, Sydney College of the Arts, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1973, Mining Engineering, BE, Sydney University, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA

EXPERIENCE:
1988 to present, Creative Director, Owner, Design Edge, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
2010 to present, Director, Owner, Cafe Creative, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1986 to 1988, Senior Industrial Designer, Design Resource, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1983 to 1986, Lecturer Ind Des, Sydney College of the Arts, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1979 to 1986, Consultant Designer, Lightmakers, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1984 to 1986, Consultant Designer, All Concepts Shopfitters, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1983 to 1984, Designer, School Furniture Complex, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1981 to 1982, Consultant Designer, Design Centre Philippines, MANILA/PHILIPPINES
1982 to 1983, Lecturer, University of Santo Tomas, MANILA/PHILIPINES
1982 to 1983, Lecturer, Mapua Institute of Technology, MANILA/PHILIPPINES
1977, Mining Engineer, Utah Development Company, MORANBAH/AUSTRALIA
1976, Manufacturer, Wooden Furniture, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1974 to 1975, Mining Engineer, Hamersley Iron, TOM PRICE/AUSTRALIA

AWARDS:
2001, Australian Design Award, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
2000, Australian Design Mark, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1999, Australian Design Award, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1999, PowerHouse Museum Selection, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1993, Best New Electrical Product, Elenex, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Solid Edge
Adobe Illustrator
Rhino
Bunkspeed

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2004, DIA, MELBOURNE/AUSTRALIA
1995 to 1996 UTS School of Design Advisory Committee, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1993, NSW Crafts Council, Board Member, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1993, Society for Responsible Design, Convener, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA
1992, Society for Responsible Design, Secretary, SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2010, Australian Design Awards, Student Category SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA

HOBBIES:
Sailing

CLIENTELE:
Office Electrics, Elsafe Australia, Steelcase, Amtote, Sunbeam, AquaQuip, RolaCase, TCS John Huxley, AstraWalker, Profile Systems, Micron

WEB SITE:
www.designedge.com.au

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.designedge.com.au

REGISTRATION DATE:
2011-11-03 23:55:25

COUNTRY:
Australia

ACCOUNT TYPE:
New

Awards received by Sandy Richardson


Moose Kicking Tee

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Equipment Design Category in 2014
Design Edge for Moose Kicking Tee

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