How did it all start?
With graffiti, when I was 14. I sucked at it though. Got caught when I was 16. Had to pay a lot of money. Wasn’t fanatical enough to keep going, but I kept drawing.Continue reading 5 Questions with Rogier van der Zwaag
How and when did you start drawing?
I graduated as a fine artist, around 2009 I believe, from the HKU (Fine Art School in Utrecht), where I focussed on painting. I created abstract, geometrical and precise work. To pay my rent I decided to make drawings to earn more money. The drawings would take less time since my paintings took weeks, mostly months to finish. I never thought I would fall in love with drawing eventually. Drawing enables me to awaken the stories in my head. My love for nature and her diversity in flora and fauna can get a stage. To my drawings, I can add sounds and movement and motivates my imagination endlessly.Continue reading 6 Questions with illustrator Sasa Ostoja
Henry never liked school, he likes to have calm and green surrounding him when he is not at the studio. He likes the smell of the seasons, especially in early spring. He’s a big fan of pop culture and music, he always has his headphones on. And just like many creative people, he is an overthinker. Something that pushes him forward and at the same time puts a lot of pressure on him. He is a son, but also a dad, and a boyfriend. Henry is proud of what the whole team achieved with Dogstudio so far, and at the same time, he is also endlessly unsatisfied. “I am always convinced we can do better. “Continue reading An interview with Henry Daubrez of Dogstudio
How is the design scene in Scotland?
Welcoming, challenging and frustrating.
Specifically within the communication/graphic design industry, there’s a strong connected community full of positive, friendly people. In Glasgow there are regular talks, meet-ups and exhibitions including Longlunch, The Design Kids, GAB, Graphic Design Festival Scotland and more. It’s difficult to speak for the other cities! Continue reading 5 Questions with Warriors Studio
I’ve always been sensitive to images around me and the stories they tell.
Stereotypical, I loved to draw ever since I was a kid, but never enrolled in an art class. Continue reading 5 Questions with illustrator Julie Vangeel
Bert is one of the leading positioning and growth strategy specialists in the Netherlands. He has been working with numerous creative businesses and entrepreneurs to put them back on track. Continue reading 5 Questions with Bert Hagendoorn
Tille and I studied graphic design at Sint Lucas in Antwerp. We are driven by a passion for real craftsmanship, typography and beautiful, tactile design. Continue reading 5 Questions with Tille & Linde of Redopapers
I was born in a small village in the tip of Noord-Holland. When I was young my mom owned a garden centre, which I loved to decorate. The moment I saw the Dutch TV program ‘Geef nooit op‘ (Never give up) about window dressing I knew it for sure; I want to be a window dresser. Continue reading An interview with Suzanne den Otter
Sarah is a freelance graphic designer from the UK, living in Antwerp. From a young age she’s been interested in art, design & architecture; creative endeavours have always fulfilled and enlivened her. Continue reading 5 Questions with graphic designer Sarah Horn