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Alisa Burzic on drawing creative inspiration from architectural work, sculptural pieces, and abstract paintings

Alisa Burzic on drawing creative inspiration from architectural work, sculptural pieces, and abstract paintings

We took the time to speak to Alisa Burzic, a Fine Arts Bachelor, about graphic design, letterforms and her creative process. Alisa currently resides in Belgrade, Serbia. For the last 4 years, she’s been working in the graphic design field, mainly in logo and type design. The greatest influence on the form she frequently explores and uses in her designs comes from the interest in modernist architecture and antifascist monuments that were built in the period of...


Morgane Vantorre on subtlety, sensibility and seeing design projects as a maturation process

Morgane Vantorre on subtlety, sensibility and seeing design projects as a maturation process

We took the time to speak with Morgane Vantorre who is a twenty-two—year-old French type and graphic designer who has a penchant for drawing, shapes and letterforms. She’s currently studying an MA in Type design at École Estienne in Paris. Morgane draws creative inspiration for her type design from famous type designers such as Emil Ruder, Herb Lubalin, Wolfgang Weingart - she is also greatly inspired by other fields such as concrete poetry, painting, architecture and sculpture. Using efficient, minimal ways to evoke messages, Morgane describes her work as subtle and...


Alec Tear on the design process of his 36 Days of Type series

Alec Tear on the design process of his 36 Days of Type series

We caught up with Alec Tear who is an independent Designer and Lettering artist based in Amsterdam. Alec works in a wide range of graphic styles and designs concept-driven typography for creative agencies and brands all over the world. After working at JKR and gaining invaluable experience, Alec decided to set up on his own as an independent British designer. Since then he has produced a number of incredible projects, a favourite being his 36 Days of Type series that acts as a lettering project as well as a...


Daan Rietbergen on creating Nespor and the importance of typographic systems

Daan Rietbergen on creating Nespor and the importance of typographic systems

We took the time to speak to Daan Rietbergen who is an Utrecht based independent graphic designer and artist specialising in visual identity, poster design and typography. Daan developed his passion for grids and systems during his time working at Studio Dumbar as a visual designer, forming the foundation for his typographic systems. He creates bold, powerful letterforms that can be viewed as murals across The Netherlands. Moreover, his work is heavily inspired by 60's/70's Dutch graphic design and by designers such as Wim Crouwel, Ben Bos, Jurriaan Schrofer,...


Alycia Rainaud on becoming an independent director and how psychology has influenced her creative journey

Alycia Rainaud on becoming an independent director and how psychology has influenced her creative journey

During the week, we spoke to Alycia Rainaud who is a French Graphic Designer and Digital Artist based in Montreal. Alycia graduated in June 2018 with a Master Degree in Graphic Design as well as a thesis dealing with the analogy between Book's shaping and Psychology. She recently started working as an independent director in January 2019. Her work is mainly focused on putting together editorial design, mental processes and visual experiments through a highly saturated yet dark aesthetic. Inspired by Jungian therapy, meditation, creative exercises and colour therapy; Maalavidaa also aims to...