Friends of ours
Hiyoko Imai — Illustrator, designer.
Tokyo born illustrator, designer, living in Amsterdam. She loves to create things with her own hands. Inspirations come from walking, cooking, balcony-gardening and dreaming. Favours craftsmanship and minimalistic design. Next to her illustration work, Hiyoko assists and designs at GOOD Inc.
Jean Snow — Writer, editor, The Magaziner.
Jean Snow lives and breathes design, pop culture, and gaming in Tokyo -- He has reported on: Time, Gizmodo, Superfuture, OK Fred, I.D., PingMag and The Japan Times. He also serves as editor-at-large at Néojaponisme, and is the founder and editor-in-chief of SNOW, a web magazine covering art, culture, and design from Tokyo. He works as executive director of Pecha Kucha and is the man in Tokyo of GOOD Inc.
Javier Arce — Creativity, Code, Ilustration.
Javier lives in Amsterdam. He is an intrepid Ruby on Rails programmer and an aspiring illustrator. In his spare time, he enjoys doing crazy experiments just for fun: oulipian dictionaries, little animations that teach you how to draw clouds, short tales whose plot changes according to actual weather conditions. He has a (poetic) license to kill.
Erwin van der Zande — Editor, copyright, concept.
Erwin is an editor slash reporter slash copywriter. He really digs new media, popular culture, and, well, basically everything in between. One of the firsts internet journalists of the Netherlands, has kept his pioneer spirit until today, being the editor-in-chief of Bright. Erwin also starred in In the Ban van het Ding, a weekly 8-episode Dutch tv show in which viewers got a glimpse of cutting edge digital technology on its way into their lives. He lives in Amsterdam, together with graphic designer Yke Bartels, daughter Eve and two Norwegian forest cats.
Michael Bojkowski — Editorial Design, Graphic Design & Direction, Publishing.
Michael is a graphic designer with an intense interest in the written word. In recent times he has focused on editorial design, design commentary and new forms of publishing projects. Michael works closely with a number of creative agencies and publishing houses in The Netherlands, Australia and the U.K. as ok interrupt. He also runs an experimental publishing imprint called Press Publish and a blog called Linefeed. Michael's musings on design have been published in magazines such as Grafik, Creative Review, Design Week and Cap & Design. Michael is also a bit of a geek but he's totally okay with that.
Juan Carlos Cammaert — Art director, graphic designer.
Juan Carlos lives and works in Barcelona where he runs a small editorial design studio. He combines his love for traditional print and paper with his passion for new media, gadgets and technology. He obsessively collects screenprints, loves illustration and is the founder and curator of Poolga.com.
Patrick Keeler — Graphic Design, Art Direction, Identities.
With strong roots in brand and identity, Patrick has been working more in magazine design and editorial projects in the last years, becoming an specialist in food magazines, art direction and design.
María Acosta — Color, design.
María hears and breaths in color. Originally formed as a graphic designer, she would rather follow a Color PhD if there was one. Spanish born, located in New York City, María is available for color consultancy worldwide.
Joachim Baan — Graphic Design, Art Direction, Identities.
Graphic designer and photographer working under the name Anothercompany operating in art, fashion and communication. For him, positivity and a never ending hunger for the aesthetic are the main ingredients of his work and life; Get inspired and inspire people to stay hungry, to take that extra step forward and explore new realms.
Ana Bolívar — Picture editor.
Ana Bolívar is a photographer. Since 2008 she coordinates FNAC exhibitions in Spain. She was photo editor of FNAC Spain and its magazine CLUBCULTURA during four years. Her portraits have been published in magazines such as Rolling Stone, Rockdelux, Neo2, Metrópoli (El Mundo), EP3 (El País), Playboy México, La Mano (Argentina), Dominical, Mondosonoro, Go Mag, Spanorama, etc.
Frank Ruiter — Photographer.
Frank Ruiter is a photographer specialized in portraiture. His style of photography leads to clean portraits of diverse figures in which the character commands the foreground; sometimes with a factual approach suited to the specific character and sometimes with a more conceptual approach demanding more editing- but always drawn to reality.
Blanca Gómez — Illustrator and designer.
Blanca lives in Madrid, loves graphic design & illustration, and she is so lucky she works in both (sometimes in the same project). The name of her website is "Cosas Mínimas", which means "Tiny Things" in Spanish. She thinks that name explains her work better than herself.
Kike Llamas — Photographer.
Kike Llamas lives and works in Gijón (northern Spain). He began his career in the middle eighties, focusing his talent on advertising photography, landscapes, portraits, architecture and gastronomy. Among his clients there are creative studios, advertising agencies, art galleries, architects and the government. His work has been shown in national and international exhibitions and used in publications and advertising campaigns all over Spain.
Álvaro Valiño — Infographic artist, illustrator and graphic designer.
Álvaro loves side projects and nibbling all around. What he likes the most is working on something when doesn't realize whatever is doing. Enjoying. First of all in Coruña, yesterday in London and today in Madrid, he's still enjoying with pleasure because is looking with brand new eyes every day.
Dani Montesinos — Graphic designer, illustrator.
Dani is a graphic designer, working on different media. He loves typography and illustration. After working several years in Spain, he moved to Holland where he works at his studio for different identities, graphics, editorial and web projects.
Hanneke Savenije — Editorial Consultant.
Hanneke Savenije is an independent editorial consultant with a firm base in journalism and copy writing. Over the years she became an outstanding and awarded specialist in the creation and implementation of editorial media, for corporate and internal communications. She excels in translating the strategic ambitions of clients into creative and truly effective communication. She also proofs continuously to have a sharp eye for new developments that affect target groups, which results in very innovative media.
Linda Osnabrug — Communication consultant and process manager.
Linda is an all round communications professional providing a singular combination of excellent management qualities, content related skills, and an impeccable feeling for creating and designing. Trained as a photographer, her domain has been the hard core world of advertising for five years, and for the last twenty years she has been managing a great variety of corporate and internal communications projects for large clients. Linda can be booked as a consultant/project manager of a corporate identity project, a multimedia project or any other complex account.