Dominic Russo

Dominic Russo, Diploma of Frontline Management

Dominic first came to study at RMIT in the mid ‘80s completing a Bachelor in Industrial Design.

Dominic then spent a number of years working in creative roles across various design firms before breaking out to start-up and co-found his own firm in 2000.

Dominic is now the CEO & Managing Director of Diadem Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading consultancy firms specialising in architectural signage, wayfinding, and multi-site brand implementation. “We exist to help creative agencies and clients enable design that creates positive customer experiences in the built environment, ” says Dominic.

Highlights of Dominic’s career include his involvement in several of Australia’s most prominent design and re-imaging projects including the re-branding of Telecom Australia to Telstra and the ANZ Bank’s international corporate re-imaging program.

Heavily involved in the design industry, Dominic is also the Victorian President & National Director of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), a position he has held since 2009.