An interview with designer Thomas Bossée

Designer Thomas Bossée was born in 1985 and studied journalism for three years. After coming to the conclusion that writing was not as exciting as expected, he studied another two years to become a desktop publisher. During his education, Thomas discovered his passion for logo design, branding and typography. In 2008 he established his personal identity ‘Made By Thomas’, mainly focusing on working as a global freelance identity designer. Currently, he is also working as the part-time creative director of Bits of Love, a digital unit from Bruges (Belgium). Continue reading An interview with designer Thomas Bossée

An interview with pattern designer Pauline Gorelov

Pauline is a freelance surface and pattern designer born in Russia and based in Brussels. She moved to Belgium with her parents when she was 10. She studied typography, visual communication & textile design at La Cambre where she graduated in 2007. She creates repetitive patterns for fabrics, wallpapers, home decoration and fashion. Continue reading An interview with pattern designer Pauline Gorelov

The importance of correct use of trademark symbols

Intellectual Property (or simply IP) is the general name for the field of law which deals with protection for trademarks, patents and copyrights – all of which legal ‘tools’ developed for and used by companies in order to be equipped to maintain the exclusivity of their advertising properties and/or inventions and to rightfully object to competitors infringing on these rights. While all of these separate IP rights have their own corresponding symbols, I will only discuss those related to trademarks in this contribution. Continue reading The importance of correct use of trademark symbols

An interview with Dutch type designer Jos Buivenga

Jos Buivenga was born in 1965 & studied publicity design at the School of Fine Art in Arnhem. He left school to work as an artist for a few years, in the fifteen years after that, he worked for several advertising agencies as an art director. Since April 2009, he has been a 100% type designer. Continue reading An interview with Dutch type designer Jos Buivenga

An interview with designer Nathalie Dewez

Product designer Nathalie studied Interior Architecture at the school of La Cambre in Brussels and graduated in 2001. For the entrance examination, she had to make a candlestick for the first time. That was it, she was hooked. The fifth and final year in La Cambre allows you to choose very freely your final study project; she made her first lamps as a product designer. At the time she wouldn’t have thought that 8 years later she would still be making lamps and objects. Continue reading An interview with designer Nathalie Dewez

An interview with graphic designer Geoffrey Brusatto

For Geoffrey Brusatto graphic design is not some kind of job, but a way of living. His interest in design grew since my childhood when he was spending his days in the library in search of (design) books to feed his never-ending curiosity and attraction to all considered beautiful and aesthetic. Continue reading An interview with graphic designer Geoffrey Brusatto

An interview with graphic & interior designer Christophe Remy

Christophe lives in Brussels and studied at the film school about six years ago. “That’s where I had my first classes in Photoshop…” At the same time, he discovered magazines like Computer Arts, and artists like Dave McKean. All those things made him want to design. From then on, he started learning everything by himself. Continue reading An interview with graphic & interior designer Christophe Remy

An interview with Chris Vermiglio

Chris Vermiglio, always loved drawing ever since he was a child… Started loving graphic design when he was 15. At this age, he was mixing in «underground acid techno parties» under the DJ name Pota303. Completely amazed by the record-covers’ artwork his passion for design was born. I started making some flyers for parties and some artworks for mix tapes. Then I studied graphic design in Saint-Luc Liège….  After my study, I immediately started working for an Advertising agency and I did this during 1 year. Then I left this agency to create my own project “Magnetik” and changed my DJ name into Mr. Magnetik, to make the parallel between both my passions. Continue reading An interview with Chris Vermiglio

An interview with graphic design studio pleaseletmedesign

They first met design through music artwork. They both didn’t know at that time it was a profession. After that, Damien started his own band and realised he needed artwork for his demo tapes. That’s how he encountered design. Pierre followed the same path, but without the band. Continue reading An interview with graphic design studio pleaseletmedesign

An interview with graphic & web designer Veerle Pieters

She’s a graphic/web designer living in Belgium. Her career began in print design, in 1992, focusing on logos, stationery, and brochures — and using the name Duoh! In 1996 I added to web site design, user interfaces for intranets, and multimedia development. Continue reading An interview with graphic & web designer Veerle Pieters