EDUCATION
2010 - 2011
MA Typeface Design, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Made possible with a grant of the Fonds BKVB; Dutch Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.
2010
Typography Summer School, London - by Fraser Muggeridge
2004 - 2008
BA Graphic Design, ArtEZ Arnhem
02.2004 – 07.2004
Orientation Course Art & Design, ArtEZ Arnhem
1999 - 2004
KGL / Gelders Lyceum - HAVO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
06.2012 - present
Font Designer at Dalton Maag, London
2008 - present
Freelance graphic designer / typeface designer
03.2012 - 06.2012
Internship at Troika - London
03 - 06.2009
Teacher in Typography - Modern International Art and Design Academy, Chongqing, China
09 - 11.2007
Internship at Piet Gerards Ontwerpers - Amsterdam

PRICES & NOMINATIONS
2016
Granshan 2016 - Special Mention with Dalton Maag for Intel Clear Thai, in the 'Non-Latin / Latin' catagory of Granshan 2016. Typeface designed and engineered in 2015/2016. Design developed together with Spike Spondike, and hinted by Mark Ward and Michael Cunliffe.
2015
Granshan 2015 - Second price with Dalton Maag for our typeface Nokia Pure Malayalam, in the 'Indic Text Typefaces' category of Granshan 2015.
Typeface designed in 2014/2015, engineered by Kalapi Gajjar-Bordawekar and hinted by Sebastian Losch,
Cosimo Lupo and Michael Cunliffe.
2014
Granshan 2014 - Second price with Dalton Maag for Intel Clear Cyrillic in the 'Cyrillic Text Typeface' category of Granshan 2014. Font developed with my fellow colleagues Tom Foley, Mary Faber and Stuart Brown.
2011
Granshan 2011 - Third price with Foxhill in 'Greek text typefaces category'
2008
YOUNGBLOOD Award 2008 - nomination with project Designed Choreography

EXHIBITIONS
27.09 - 29.09.2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt - typeface Foxhill
26.07 - 27.08.2011
Type Masters, Mota Italic Gallery, Berlin - typeface Foxhill
10.2009 - 01.2010
Scryption museum Tilburg - project Designed Choreography
11.2008 - 01.2009
Scryption museum Tilburg - project Designed Choreography
2008
Gogbot Festival, Enschede - Tetem Fabriek 2, project Designed Choreography
Final exam exposition - ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Arnhem

PROJECTS
2008
KULTFLUX design workshop for the river Neris in Vilnius, Lithuania - contestant & designer
www.kultflux.lt
2007
Atelier Tipografic, Olanda / Romania - designer & organisation
www.ateliertipografic.eu