Ruirui (Candice) is a graphic designer living in Naarm/ Melbourne.  Designer at WEAVE. And is one of the Co-Founders of SANDWICH PRESS ©, a small risography publisher based in Melb.

Ruirui’s work is centered around brand visual identity, packaging, typography and publication design with  interest in symbolism and semiotics within the graphic design practices. 



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RECOGNITIONS2024


70th NY TDC, Typographic
of Excellence, Season Type Calendar
The Design Kids Selected World Top 30 Emerging 
Young Designer


2023


Selected, NewOne Awards, Brand Identity,
M-E-SFF

Selected, NewOne Awards, Information Graphics, {HETEROMORPHOSIS}

Best 100, Design 360, Cultural Creative Designs, Season Type Calendar

Merit, GDC Award, Student Information Graphics, {HETEROMORPHOSIS}

Merit, GDC Award, Student Brand Identity,
M-E-SFF

Merit, GDC Award, Student Brand Identity Logo, M-E-SFF

Selected, Tokyo TDC, Small Graphics, Season Type Calendar

Finalist, AGDA Awards, Student Brand Identity, M-E-SFF

Finalist, AGDA Awards, Student Brand Identity Logo, M-E-SFF

Finalist, AGDA Awards, Student Print Posters, M-E-SFF

Finalist, AGDA Awards, Student Brand Identity, Graduate Festival of Design RMIT 2022

Finalist, AGDA Awards, Student Print Posters, Graduate Festival of Design RMIT 2022

Gold Award, Hiiibrand Award, Student Category, Brand Identity, M-E-SFF

Merit Award, Hiiibrand Award, Student Category, Packaging, Petite Paws
Best 100, Design 360 Graduate 100, Brand Identity, M-E-SFF

Selected Work, Design 360 Selected 211 Projects, Publication, Between Intersections: Box Hill

Nomination, Hiiiillustration Award, Illustration, Hay fever Season

Selected BICeBé Biennial Poster Award, Wahh

Finalist, Ca Award (Communication Arts Award), Brand Identity, M-E-SFF

Finalist, Ca Award (Communication Arts Award), Publication, Between Intersections: Box Hill

Finalist, Ca Award (Communication Arts Award), Print, {HETEROMORPHOSIS}

The Adobe Best Award Australia, Adobe Best Designed Student Book

Shortlist, ABDA Australian Book Design Award,Best Designed Publication, Between Intersections: Box Hill

Shortlist, Young Ones ADC, Portfolio, Graphic Design Sector

Shortlist, Young Ones ADC, Branding System & Identities, M-E-SFF

Shortlist, Young Ones TDC, Lettering: Logos Monograms, Graduate Festival of Design RMIT 2022

Shortlist, Young Ones TDC, Typography: Book Editorial, Between Intersections: Box Hill


2022

Distinction, AGDA Awards, Student Publication, Between Intersections: Box Hill

Distinction, AGDA Awards, Student Design Crafts, This is Me, I am Here

Distinction, AGDA Awards, Student Brand Identity, Petite Paws

Merit, AGDA Awards, Student Packaging Design, Petite Paws

Merit, AGDA Awards, Student Brand Identity, This is Me, I am Here

Merit, AGDA Awards, Student Publication Cover, To Kill a Mockingbird
Merit, AGDA Awards, Student Print Miscellaneous, From Harriet

Nomination, Hiiiillustration Award, Illustration, Hana and I

Selected, JAGDA  Student Poster Award, Poster, Obsolete Voice

Selected, JAGDA  Student Poster Award, Poster, Voice of Form

Longlist, ABDA Australian Book Design Award, Best Designed Student Cover, To Kill a Mockingbird


2021

Selected, JAGDA  Student Poster Award, Poster, Moved


2020

Selected, JAGDA  Student Poster Award, Poster, Money Bubblegum






FEATURE


2024, 70th NY TDC, World’s Best Typography Annuall

2024, Cargo Site in Use Featured Website

2024, Graduate 360 Design Annual

2022, RMIT Open Day Poster
2022, YDA Young Designers Australia, Bi-Annual Creative Magazine Vol.04

2022, YDA Young Designers Australia, special Feature & Designer Interview

2021, RMIT Studio Information Page Feature






EXHIBITION

2024, 70th NY TDC,
World’s Best Typography World Exhibition

2024, Tokyo TDC Exhibition, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo

2023, BICeBé Biennial Poster Award Poster Exhibition, Bolivia

2022, JISPA, JAGDA International Student Poster Award Exhibition, National Art Center, Tokyo

2022, Metrol Tunnel Wall, RMIT Flock Off School’s Out, Melbourne
2022, Graduate Exhibition, RMIT Flock Off, Schoool’s Out, Melbourne

2021, JISPA, JAGDA International Student Poster Award Exhibition, National Art Center, Tokyo

2020, “2020, but...”, Virtual Art Exhibition HKART9, Hong Kong

2020, JISPA, JAGDA International Student Poster Award Exhibition, National Art Center, Tokyo






PRACTICE

Co-Founder of SANDWICH PRESS ©, 2023

Designer, Weave, Melbourne, 2023 - ()

Creative Intern, Clemenger BBDO, 2022
Design Intern, Museums Victoria, Digital Department, 2021

Freelance Designer, 2019 - ()






I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people both past and present of the Kulin Nations as the traditional owners of the land on which I live and work.

All copyrights by ©Ruiying, 2023. All projects depicted on this website, unless otherwise stated, are the intellectual property of Ruiying Zeng.