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Simon Laing (Mr)

MCGD Waikato/Wanganui


  • Room No: G.G.12
  • Telephone: +64 7 838 4505
  • Extension: 4505
  • Facsimile: +64 7 838 4155
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Personal Description
I began my training at Waiariki Polytechnic in Rotorua, before moving to Wanganui to study graphic design, ultimately gaining a Masters in Computer Graphic Design. Along the way I have worked in roles such as pre-press and as a designer in various media, as well as tutoring within the Wanganui School of Design.

Research Interests
I am currently pursuing study on image selection in a design context. The study seeks methods for the description of visual imagery to support effective browsing and retrieval in a creative discipline such as graphic design, rather than for exact match queries.

You can access a selection of my papers here

  2007 FCMS. The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wananga o Waikato