Hanno van Zyl

Graphic designer and Illustrator

Cape Town, South Africa
Working from the collaborative studio space, Only Today in Cape Town, his work explores the overlooked narratives of everyday South African objects and spaces with an acutely critical eye. After graduating with a degree in Visual communication from the University of Stellenbosch he has developed his design practice to be sophisticated, process-driven and timely, with a keen focus on identity and editorial design.

Work Experience

140 BBDO


I enjoyed working with a great team and gaining some industry experience.
July 2011 - July 2012 Cape Town, South Africa


I manage all the aspects of my freelance business. My responsibilities include everything from: Ideation, Creative Direction, Design and Illustration, Art direction, Production management, DTP, Client service and Accounts.
July 2012 - Present Cape Town, South Africa


University Of Stellenbosch

Bachelors Degree in Visual Communication, Design

January 2006 - November 2010 Stellenbosch, South Africa


Afrikaans (Native),
English (Fluent),



Bronze Loerie - Awarded for iFix desktop Calendar project, whilst employed by 140BBDO



Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Book Design, Editorial Design, Fine Art, Hand Illustration, Identity Design, Packaging Design, Typography, Web Design,