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2009 Amsterdam

WHEN:

Thursday, 2 April 2009

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WHERE:

Paradiso
Weteringschans 6-8
1017 SG Amsterdam, Netherlands
+31 20 6264521
www.paradiso.nl

JUDGES:

Ewoudt Boonstra

EWOUDT BOONSTRA
Art Director and Designer, Kesselskramer

Ewoudt is an art director and designer at Kesselskramer, a small communications agency. Ewoudt also makes videos and publishes books. His recent publications include Bad Food Gone Worse, a book about faded food photography, and Anonymous, a book that explores the visual world of anonymity. Ewoudt is happily married, has two children and is a very competitive amateur Ping-Pong enthusiast.


Femke Hiemstra

FEMKE HIEMSTRA
Artist and Illustrator

Femke is an Amsterdam based artist/illustrator. Her mixed-media paintings and graphite drawings of anthropomorphized fruits, vegetables, toy parts, and animals reference retro packaging from around the world and have an expressive complexity about them, encompassing entire narratives within single panels. Her work is shown in galleries across the world.


www.femtasia.nl

Rob Huisman

ROB HUISMAN
Director, Association of Dutch Design

Rob Huisman is director of the Association of Dutch Design (BNO). The BNO promotes the business, social and cultural interest of designers in the Netherlands. Its most important task is to provide support and advice to members in performing their profession. Rob is a board member of Pictoright, Design Platform Eindhoven, de Beyerd and Stichting Best verzorgde Boeken.


www.bno.nl

Jochem Leegstra

JOCHEM LEEGSTRA
Founder and Creative Director, ...,staat

Jochem is founder and creative director of Amsterdam based creative agency ...,staat. He is a fast thinker, a fast talker and most of all, extremely passionate about developing true creative statements. ...,staat was founded in 2000 and worked in the field of design, communication and everything in between, for brands like MTV, Nike, Converse, Bugaboo, Heineken, Bols and the likes.


www.staatamsterdam.nl

Andrew Watson

ANDREW WATSON
Creative Director, Amsterdam Worldwide

Andrew is Creative Director at international communications agency: Amsterdam Worldwide. He began his working life as a multimedia designer in London, before fleeing for Amsterdam in 2002 to join the start-up Strawberryfrog. Most recently he's been the brains behind the award-winning Made of Japan work for Onitsuka Tiger.


www.amsterdamworldwide.nl

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AMSTERDAM

THE 2D DESIGNS

Michael Dekker

Mieke Driessen

Martin Holzmeister

Jeroen Koolhaas

Eelko Lommers

Christophe Antonio

Jordy van den Nieuwendijk

Damien Watson

Jordy van den Nieuwendijk

Martin Holzmeister

Michael Dekker

Christophe Antonio

People's Choice Prize


JORDY VAN DEN NIEUWENDIJK
Jordy van den Nieuwendijk
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AMSTERDAM 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

MICHAEL DEKKER

I’m a crossmedia designer/illustrator that's always exploring the universe of fresh concepts and designs. My style is diversity and I am always willing to learn and meet new inspiring people on my voyage!


Michael Dekker
myColor myIdea

MIEKE DRIESSEN

Multimixedmedia illustrator girl born in 1978. 2004, graduated multimedia design and illustration from the art academy "st.Joost" in Holland.


Mieke Driessen
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MARTIN HOLZMEISTER

Martin Holzmeister is a human being, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1981. In 2005 he graduated in Visual Communications. Just after that he moved to Europe to expand his horizons with some new perspectives. Currently he works in Amsterdam, where he develops projects in graphic and motion design and some VJ performances as well.


Martin Holzmeister
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JEROEN KOOLHAAS

Born in Rotterdam, Jeroen studied design at the Design Academy in Eindhoven where he followed courses in different media including graphic design, architecture, product design and animation. He graduated as a graphic designer but has since been working as an illustrator for the New Yorker and as a freelance graphic designer for Prada. In the previous years Jeroen has been collaborating with Dre Urhahn on the Favela Painting project in Rio de Janeiro, creating huge painting in the slums of Rio de Janeiro with the local inhabitants.


Jeroen Koolhaas
myColor myIdea

EELKO LOMMERS

Eelko Lommers, operating under the name Muze, has a small design company in the field of illustrative and conceptual design. He has a small clothing label and is always finding ways to go around the usual most obvious way to create stuff. His work: colourful, diverse and tight.


Eelko Lommers
myColor myIdea

CHRISTOPHE ANTONIO

Born in South West of France, I've been living in Toulouse, Paris, Barcelona and now near Amsterdam where I work as a graphic designer. Self-taught Illustrator, I spent the last 8 years working on many projects made out of pixels or paper. My work is mostly inspired by Minimal Futuristic, Bauhaus, Typography, textures, Illustration, Urban Art...among others.


Christophe Antonio
myColor myIdea

JORDY VAN DEN NIEUWENDIJK

My name is Jordy van den Nieuwendijk and I make drawings. I live in a tiny house on Google Earth. I love listening to vinyl, and I like to draw characters that are happy while I'm listening to music. I also like to eat. Superoboturbo, to the rescue!


Jordy van den Nieuwendijk
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DAMIEN WATSON

I am also known as uniqehorn. 3 years ago I found the source where my skills were hidden. I started to create one style and could not do anything else. Now I am here to let people know I am here and to give them inspiration by sharing my skills, and to do the things that I am good at...designing.


Damien Watson
myColor myIdea

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