Simoun R. Almoro
covering small kiosks all the way to the
country's largest malls, Simoun Almoro
continues to create memorable designs for
clients in all industries. He has designed
napkins and corporate logos, websites and
wayfinding systems, for clients in the retail,
food, banking, transportation, real estate,
medical, liesure, and non-profit sectors, as
well as numerous private individuals.
His work has spread extensively throughout
the Philippines as well as internationally---in
China, Egypt, India, and the Gulf Coast,
primarily the United Arab Emirates. Having
been an industrial designer by education, and
a contractor by profession, he additionally has
extensive hands-on knowledge and
experience of varied manufacturing processes
apart from pure design.
His design practice is anchored on starting
with a good brand, then building it up with
marketing materials, signage design, and
themed environments, all the way to
developing a strong online presence in the
minds of customers and partners alike.
August 2009 to present Principal
Head of a self-started branding and environmental graphics design company. Creates unique brands, marketing
collaterals, conceptual environments, websites and detailed technical construction drawings of signage systems for leisure, commercial, health care, and corporate office establishments. Also involved in website design &
development, interior design, packaging design, corporate identity design, visual identity design, and exhibition design. May 2011 to April 2012 Faculty
DLS – CSB
School of Design and Arts
Dept of Industrial Design
Part-time faculty teaching different major design subjects. Feb 2005 to Dec 2009 Creative Consultant
Creates conceptual store designs and marketing strategies including name selection, branding, brand/market
positioning, interior design, space planning, environmental graphics, construction supervision, and miscellaneous collaterals for retailer clients.
Feb 2008 to July 2009 Creative Director
Bastion Payment System
Managed and provided creative direction to a team of designers developing static and dynamic websites, online and mobile game development, dynamic audiovisual
presentations, opening billboards, TV advertisements, and branding for online companies.
55 main avenue, cubao
quezon city, 1109 philippines
fb: simounalmorocom / anifarmantipolo / wardenmanila January 2014 to September 2017 Co-founder
Master-planning a 3.4 hectare agri-eco resort, using permaculture principles. Landscaping, architecture, interiors, branding, construction and business development. May 2016 to present Founder
Custom furniture and lighting, manufacturing and sales. Furniture design, interior design, and construction. Oct 2017 to present FMCG manufacturer, with focus on all natural home & beauty products.
Jan 2001 to Aug 2007 Creative Director
DQA Industrial Design
Supervised a team of designers doing extensive branding and environmental graphics for the majority of shopping centers and food chains in the Philippines, as well as numerous projects involving interior design, packaging design, corporate identity design, visual identity design, and exhibition design.
1999 to 2000 President
Company head, financial manager, logistics manager, and principal designer of a self-started construction and interior design company for retail and residential clients. 1998 to 1999 Vice President
OSA+U Group, Inc.
Chief financial officer, purchasing manager, and head designer of a startup construction and interior design company for retail and residential clients.
1994 to 1998 Sr. Industrial Designer
DQA Industrial Design
Designed branding and visual identities and created Comprehensive Identity Usage Manuals for corporate clients, in addition to product and packaging design. Simoun R. Almoro
Apr 1992 to May 1992 Summer Intern
D’Or Designs, Inc.
Technical draughtsman for a houseware export company. Awards and Seminars
Finished a two week Permaculture Design Certificate Course at the Kulkul Farm, Green School, Bali. August 2015 Awarded Grand Prize Winner: Best Panel Design, Specialty Practice Category by the United Architects of the Philippines Convention Exhibits 2014.
Served as judge for the United Architects of the Philippines Window Art Design Competition, October 15-19, 2012. Served as Panelist for Thesis deliberation of the graduating class of 2008 and 2011 Industrial Design, School of Design and Arts, College of Saint Benilde
Served as Panelist for Store Design and Branding for the Strategic Store Positioning Open Forum hosted in 2007 by the Ateneo de Manila University, Graduate School of Business, Center for Continuing Education Awarded Best Packaging Design: Food Category for the Goldilocks Polvoron Box by the Packaging Institute of the Philippines in 2002 Educational Attainment
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Industrial Design. University of Santo Tomas, City of Manila Far Eastern University, City of Manila
San Sebastian College, City of Manila
Sep 2007 to Dec 2007 Design Consultancy
Created unique conceptual environments and detailed technical construction drawings of signage systems for leisure, commercial, health care, and corporate office establishments for clients throughout the Gulf Coast, Egypt, and India, primarily in the United Arab Emirates.