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Edwin van Praet

Creative Director

The Hague, Netherlands
Edwin van Praet (1971) Studied graphic and typographic design at the St. Joost Academy of Fine Arts in Breda, the Netherlands. During his study he worked for a number of design studios as an assistant designer. After graduating he worked seven years as a designer for Tel Design in The Hague. From 2003 – 2010 he worked as a senior designer and since 2010 as creative director at the Total Identity office in The Hague, where he is responsible for the development of corporate-design projects and the creative development of the branch itself. Edwin has received various awards for his work in national and international design competitions.

Work Experience

Total Public

Creative Director

September 2011 The Hague, Netherlands

Total Identity

Creative Director

March 2010 - September 2011 The Hague, Netherlands

Total Identity

Design Director

2008 - March 2010 The Hague, Netherlands

Total Design

Senior Designer

2003 - 2008 The Hague, Netherlands

Tel Design

Designer

1996 - 2003 The Hague, Netherlands

UNA Designers

Assistant Designer (internship)

January 1995 - April 1995 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Education

AKV St. Joost

Bachelor in the Fine Arts

1992 - 1996 Breda, Netherlands

Grafisch Lyceum

Graduate, Graphic Design

1988 - 1992 Rotterdam, Netherlands

Awards

Graphis

Silver Award, Best Annual Reports 2012

2012

German Design Award 2012

Nominated, Communication Design

2011

Red Dot

Red Dot Award, Communication Design, Category Editorial

2010

Graphis

Golden Award, Design Annual 2011

2010

European Design Awards

Golden Award, Category Calendar

2010

One Show Design

Merit Award, Category Collateral Design

2010

Kalenderwedstrijd

Award for Best Agenda

2010

Rijkshuisstijl Award

Category Printed Matter

2010

Grafische Cultuurstichting

Award for Best Annual Report

2005

F.G. Kordes-Trofee

Best Practice Award

2005

Cannes Lions

Nomination, Public Awareness Messages

1997

One Show

Silver Pencil, Public Service / Political

1997

ADCN

Silver Award, Magazine Advertising

1996

Skills

Annual Reports, Art Direction, Book Design, Communication Design, Concept Development, Concepts, Corporate Branding, Corporate Design, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Design Thinking, Dutch Design, Editorial Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Logo Design, Magazines, Project Manager, Publishing, Social Design, Social Media, Strategic Design, Typography, Visual Identity, Web Design,