Ryan is a qualified Industrial Designer who has more than 10 years experience in the signage industry. He has garnered a wide skill set from his experience across a number of industries and countries. His acquired expertise and passion for the signage industry is a rare combination, making him a valuable Director of Trio solutions.
After graduating as an Industrial Designer from the University of Johannesburg, Ryan worked for a small signage company designing and building exhibition displays. His career progressed when he commenced work as an Industrial Designer at Kitemark in South Africa where he managed and worked in the prototype department. Ryan gained valuable skills in quality workmanship and realised his love for design.
His career continued to evolve as he travelled overseas working in a variety of industries including construction, building, manufacturing and demolition. In 2001, Ryan moved to Australia and worked as a Graphic and 3D Exhibition Designer at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. He transitioned into the signage industry and worked and managed a variety of companies within Australia. During this time he received the gold award at the ASGA for design and install of vehicle wrap graphics.
By 2010, Ryan had developed the knowledge, experience and desire to establish his own signage company. Collaborating with Andrew Baohm and Stephen Trapnell of Ochre Digital created the perfect combination to make Trio solutions a reality.
In a short time frame, Trio solutions has grown from Ryan’s idea into one of Adelaide’s leading corporate and architectural signage companies. Ryan continues to dedicate his time to building the company and enjoys spending time with his family.