Diego Bellorin – EMPK Atelier (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

The works of Diego Bellorin are minimalistic – often using lines and dots, repeating forms and overlapping layers, color and collage.Born in 1974, Diego Bellorin is an art director and freelance graphic designer who is originally from Maracaibo, Vene…


INTERVIEW: SHAWN TAN & RACHEL TAN

INTERVIEW: SHAWN TAN & RACHEL TAN

Where are from and how old are you? We are Shawn Tan and Rachel Tan, both 25, born and raised in Singapore. What is THE CULT OF NINE? How did it all start? S: The Cult of Nine is an expression of our influences, ideologies and DIY punk beliefs. It has constantly been our creative […]


Ouchhh (Istanbul, Turkey)

A good design provokes an emotion and finds new solutions. Many disciplines come together in it. You need to think differently and have some fresh ideas. The Istanbul-based independent design studio Ouchhh brings cross-disciplinary expertise to graphi…


Visiotypen (Stuttgart, Germany / New York, USA)

Visiotypen works with a wide range of commisions, from type design and branding illustration to book and editorial design.Visiotypen is a design studio based in Stuttgart, Germany and New York, USA. It was founded by Sebastian Fischer and Philipp Huber…


Mainstudio (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Edwin’s basic design approach is clear-sighted while playing with the opportunities that arise within different creative concepts. He is always looking for an alternative twist in every assignment he undertakes.Mainstudio is an independent design studi…


Family (London, UK)

We pride ourselves on maintaining a high level of process and outcome; they specialize in branding and art direction for clients locally and globally.Creative Director, Daniel Westwood, founded Family in 2006.  We are an award winning, multi-disciplin…


Gemma Goode (Hereford, UK)

To me, good typography should be aesthetically pleasing and catch your eye. It doesn’t necessarily have to be perfectly legible – having to work a little harder to read what a beautiful piece of typography says can make the piece more interesting.B…


Studio Frederic Tacer (Paris, France)

The studio’s output includes projects for clients in both cultural and commercial fields on a wide range of media focusing on printed matter, editorial design, visual identity, environmental design, bespoke typefaces and digital projects. The studio st…


Steed Taylor (Washington DC, USA)

We live in a world of intense visual stimulation. Advertisements, graphic content and information are everywhere and becoming more pervasive; public and private spaces continue to become blurred. Visual art is a platform for social and cultural commen…


atipo® (Gijón, Spain)

“After several years working for others in branding consultancy, web design and graphic design we thought it was time to launch a personal project that allowed us to develop the work from a personal point of view.”atipo® is a small multidisciplinary…


INTERVIEW: SIDESHOW (AIDAN & TOM)

INTERVIEW: SIDESHOW (AIDAN & TOM)

Hi Guys, where are you from and how old are you? Aidan is British, raised in France and Indian heritage. Tom is Scottish. We’re 70’s babies. What is Sideshow? We are that something that’s a little more out there, a little more unexpected, a little more engaging than a randomly assigned seat in the arena. Tell […]


Yiğit Karagöz (Istanbul, Turkey)

I have found that literally anything can act as an inspiration, anything at all from around this world, and I don’t believe that there should be any limits or boundaries for designers when it comes to creating something new.Yiğit Karagöz is a graph…


I Like Birds (Hamburg, Germany)

“To maximize our output, we are also very happy to work on our own projects to try out new methods and approaches to benefit our day-to-day work, which includes creating fonts, installations, posters, textiles and other crafts produced and published in…


Alander Wong (Hong Kong)

“Typography is really important in Photo Quote. After thinking up an appropriate quote, the image of the typography just seemed to appear. I would make some adjustments to the original fonts, or a hand-made font to match the photo, even using hand-writ…


TwoPoints.Net (Barcelona, Spain / Berlin, Germany)

TwoPoints.Net was founded in 2007 with the aim to do exceptional design work. Work that is tailored to the client’s needs, work that excites the client’s customers, work that hasn’t been done before, work that does more than work. Besides doing commi…


Konrad Sybilski (Warsaw, Poland)

Konrad regards graphic design as “an adventure” and he believes in the power of design to improve the world we live in. He says that he tries to stay as “natural” as possible and maintain his personal style while constantly looking out for new …


Erich Brechbühl – Mixer (Lucerne, Switzerland)

Since 2007 Erich is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI). In 2009 he was also the co-founder of the poster festival “Weltformat” in Lucerne.Born in 1977, Switzerland – Erich Brechbühl started his career at the age of 13 with the f…


Esen Karol (Istanbul, Turkey)

For me, a good design is a very specific result of a unique encounter of things: certain people, certain places, a certain moment in time, certain technologies and certain monetary conditions meet for a certain production.Esen Karol is a graphic design…


SILNT (Singapore)

Based in the cosmopolitan city of Singapore, the studio assembles a bespoke team for each project and has presented over 50 projects in six cities – made possible through a growing network worldwide that consists of writers, thinkers, strategists, desi…


Selçuk Ören (Istanbul, Turkey)

Good design is all about good ideas, and after that, aesthetic solutions are important. If you have a good idea, it’s easier to present it with an appealing aesthetic. It makes you different from the others.Now 28, Selçuk Ören works as a freelance …


Kiko Farkas – Máquina Studio (São Paulo, Brazil)

Kiko Farkas practices what might be called “autoral design”. Running Máquina Studio, a small visual research lab, he develops unique products for clients such as Embratur, Unicamp, SESC, CosacNaify, Companhia das Letras, Pão de Açúcar, Pepsico and …


Remed (Lille, France)

Art is for me a sincere blend of science and soul. I live what I feel, I paint what I live.The French artist Alby Guillaume, aka Remed, says that he discovered painting in an atelier in his home-town of Lille, enjoying the peace and privacy of his own …


Aleksandra Niepsuj (Warsaw, Poland)

Niepsuj combines collage, pencil, ink and paints with digital media, to create her humorous and idiosyncratic images. Renowned for her playful characters and distinctive flexible style, she adds an optimistic feel to every job she’s been assigned to. S…


INTERVIEW: ANTZ

INTERVIEW: ANTZ

Where are you from and how old are you? Proudly produced in SINGAPORE and homegrown here for 30+ years What inspires you to be an artist? The sad truth is that I never been keen in my studies in my early years, and drawing is my only outlet to express, eventually I got myself into […]