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Designer and creative director. Over 25 years in the profession working in Europe and China. My focus is developing visual brands. Using analytical and lateral thinking. Practical and hands on, translating communication goals in to distinct and memorable visual solutions. I regularly lecture, give design workshops… Read More
Designer and creative director. Over 25 years in the profession working in Europe and China. My focus is developing visual brands. Using analytical and lateral thinking. Practical and hands on, translating communication goals in to distinct and memorable visual solutions. I regularly lecture, give design workshops and teach two days per week branding & identity design in Shanghai. Read Less
  • Founder - Creative director
    SparkyTiger — China
  • Senior lecturer brand & identity design
    SIVA-DeTao — Shanghai, China
  • Creative director
    Studio Dumbar China — China
  • Co-founder, partner and designer
    NLXL — Netherlands
  • Design teacher
    The Royal Academy Of Art — Netherlands
  • Design teacher
    Academy Of Fine Arts St Joost — Netherlands
  • Design teacher
    Academy Of Fine Arts St Joost — Netherlands
  • Creative team leader
    Studio Dumbar — The Hague, Netherlands
  • Freelance — London, United Kingdom
  • Senior designer website
    The Guardian Newspapers — London, United Kingdom
  • Senior designer
    Studio Dumbar — The Hague, Netherlands
  • Designer
    Ontwerpbureau Smidswater — Netherlands
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I am working in Shanghai Since 2009. The first four years as creative director for Studio Dumbar China. In 2013 started SparkyTiger, a design studio specialized in developing visual brands.
Before moving to China I was co-founder of NLXL (2001-2008), a design studio for visual communication and interaction design… Read More
I am working in Shanghai Since 2009. The first four years as creative director for Studio Dumbar China. In 2013 started SparkyTiger, a design studio specialized in developing visual brands.
Before moving to China I was co-founder of NLXL (2001-2008), a design studio for visual communication and interaction design. From 1999 till 2001 creative team leader at Studio Dumbar in the Netherlands, responsible for a team of designers. I lived in London (1997-1999) and worked as a freelance designer for various design agencies and as senior designer at 'The Guardian', responsible for the design of the online newspaper. The five years before i was a senior designer at Studio Dumbar, The Netherlands (1992-1997). Designing the visual identity for the Dutch national police force was one of the many projects I worked on. I started as a designer at Ontwerpbureau Smidswater in The Hague, The Netherlands after graduating With Honours from the graphic design department of the Academy of Fine Arts - St. Joost in Breda. Read Less
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