Freelance graphic designer, researcher and lecturer based in London.
Member of the International Society of Typographic Designers.
And an all round nice person.

If you'd like to know more please drop me an email.
Alternatively, here's a lengthy list of a few bits and bobs I've done over the years.

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EDUCATION

October 2012 - July 2014
[Distinction] MA Visual Communication
Royal College of Art, London

September 2009 - July 2012
[First Class] BA (Hons) Graphic Design
The University of the West of England, Bristol

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DESIGN

January 2009 - Present | Freelance Graphic Designer
Currently based in London, please send an email to hello@abbievickress.co.uk for any enquiries.

Clients include the Royal College of Art, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Helen Hamlyn Trust,
Amnesty International, V&A Museum, The Royal AcademyDesign Museum, London Transport Museum, Bloomsbury,
Thames & HudsonOpen Community Lab, Museomix and Chisenhale Art Place

RESEARCH

July 2016 - August 2016 | Researcher, Derailed Research Lab
Three-week research residency along the Trans-Siberian Rail, Russia
investigating how authorities use Graphic Design.

April 2016 - July 2016 | Co-Author and Editor, The Graphic Design School
Co-Author and Editor of the Graphic Design School publication, sixth edition.
For Quarto, Thames & Hudson and Wiley Publishers.

January 2014 - December 2014 | Freelance Researcher & Curator, GraphicsRCA
Research and co-curation of GraphicsRCA exhibition in October 2014.

September 2012 – Present | Researcher, Community, Politics & Privatisation
Ongoing (and possibly never ending) research into how UK privatisation
impacts communities. Part of RCA Masters Degree project work. 

June 2011 – July 2011 | Researcher, Gane Trust
Six-week research residency in South East Asia investigating Dark Tourism.

LECTURE

September 2014 - Present | Visiting Lecturer, Royal College of Art
Visiting lecturer for the MA Visual Communication programme at the Royal College of Art. 

January 2017 - Present | Associate Lecturer, Central Saint Martins
Associate Lecturer for the MA Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins.

June 2015 - January 2017 | Lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University
Lecturer in Graphic Design for the BA Graphic Design, Graphic Arts and Illustration programmes
at Buckinghamshire New University. 

January 2015 - December 2015 | Adjunct Professor, Richmond University
Adjunct Professor for Art, Media & Design at Richmond,
The American International University in London.

Visiting Lecturer at UWE Bristol, UCA Epsom and Richmond International.
External Examiner for the Graphics FdA at Sussex Coast College,  Brighton University.
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

WORKSHOP

February 2017 | Freelance Workshop Leader, Royal Academy
Workshops, installations and film screenings for the RA Lates New Soviet World,
exploring a Constructivism, Suprematism and the Trans-Siberian Rail. 

January 2015 - November 2016 | Freelance Workshop Leader, V&A
A series of workshops and installations for the V&A's Learning Department
to encourage the questioning of authority, activism and revolution.

EXHIBIT

June 2014 | Community, Politics & Privatisation
Royal College of Art, London

May 2014 | DICTATED
Peckham Gateway, Bussey Building, London

June 2012 | Borders
University of the West of England, Bristol

MISC

April 2013 | Design Internship, Pentagram
Working within Harry Pearce’s London based team, responsibilities
included the development of projects for organisations such as
The Royal Academy, John Lewis, Berry Bros & Rudd and Kew Bridge.