contact

contact@studiomaartenkanters.nl
+31 6190 844 96

Doctor Jan van Breemenstraat 1
NL–1056 AB Amsterdam


about

Studio Maarten Kanters is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Amsterdam. Maarten operates in and between the fields of art, commerce, social affairs and academia. His design methodology has strong foundations in research and analysis, with an emphasis on typography. The studio works in print, identity, exhibition and digital applications. 

Maarten also founded Agency Agency – practice for strategy and design. And next to that teaches Reality Check, a professional development program at the DesignLAB department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, and at the Interior Architecture and Furniture Design department of KABK Royal Academy of the Art.


projects
2018

Building Site

Visual identity and printed collateral design for the art installation during the London Festival of Architecture, questions the changing ownership of public space in London. Project initiated by Sigita Simona Paplauskaite. With Victoria Meniakina / Agency Agency.
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Reality Check VI

Personal positioning, portfolio development and internship program for DesignLAB students at Gerrit Rietveld Academie. With Victoria Meniakina and Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.

De Groene Amsterdammer

Design of the oldest weekly news magazine of the Netherlands, focussing on politics, society, culture and literature.
Website

2017

Reality Check V

Professional development program for Interior Architecture and Furniture Design students at KABK Royal Academy of Art The Hague. With Frame Publishers, Giulio Margheri / OMA, Victoria Meniakina and Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.
Portfolios

Studio Nick Verstand

Visual Identity and website design for artist-designer Nick Verstand. With Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency and Arif Kornweitz.
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Reality Check IV

Personal positioning, portfolio development and internship program for DesignLAB students at Gerrit Rietveld Academie. With Maarten Kanters / Agency Agency.
Portfolios

De Groene Amsterdammer

Design of the oldest weekly news magazine of the Netherlands, focussing on politics, society, culture and literature.
Website

2016

JVDW

Visual identity and website design for designer Jólan van der Wiel. With Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.
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Reality Check III

Professional development program for Interior Architecture and Furniture Design students at KABK Royal Academy of Art The Hague. With Frame Publishers, Raphael Coutin, Giulio Margheri / OMA and Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.
Portfolios

Forces for Architecture

Website design for a temporary research studio on how forces of nature can serve the built environment. For Jólan van der Wiel and Benthem Crouwel Architects.
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Reality Check II

Personal positioning, portfolio development and internship program for DesignLAB students at Gerrit Rietveld Academie. With Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.
Portfolios

De Groene Amsterdammer

Design of the oldest weekly news magazine of the Netherlands, focussing on politics, society, culture and literature.
Website

2015

Reality Check I

Personal positioning, portfolio development and internship program for DesignLAB students at Gerrit Rietveld Academie. With Roel van Herpt / Agency Agency.
Portfolios

New Now

Art direction and design of visual identity and printed collateral for a festival for Europe’s emerging artists. With Roel van Herpt and Lu Liang / Agency Agency for ELIA, European League for the Institutes of the Arts.

Intervening Rokin

Two-week research studio on Amsterdam’s consumer-driven city center. With Theo Deutinger, Nathan de Groot, Roel van Herpt and Giulio Margheri for Summer School Thinking City.
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Roel van Herpt

Visual identity and website design for strategist Roel van Herpt.
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De Groene Amsterdammer

Design of the oldest weekly news magazine of the Netherlands, focussing on politics, society, culture and literature.
Website

PUPMAG.

Design of a bi-annual cultural magazine that offers young creatives a platform, in-which it aims to bring commerce and creativity together in a highly aesthetic way.

2014

10th Shanghai Biennale –  Social Factory

Visual identity and printed collateral for the 10th edition of the Shanghai Art, at the Power Station of Art. With Lu Liang, curated by Anselm Franke.

Closing the Gap

Poster campaign design for the Faculty for Technology, Innovation and Society of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. With Roel van Herpt.

PUPMAG.

Extensive redesign of a bi-annual cultural magazine that offers young creatives a platform, in-which aims to bring commerce and creativity together in a highly aesthetic way.

Foam Magazine #32 Talent

Design of a international photography publication. A magazine that curates a platform focussing on the work of world-renowned image-makers and emerging artists.
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FOAM Magazine #31 ref.

Design of a international photography publication. A magazine that curates a platform focussing on the work of world-renowned image-makers and emerging artists.
Webshop

De Groene Amsterdammer

Design of the oldest weekly news magazine of the Netherlands, focussing on politics, society, culture and literature.
Website

2013
2012

Lost & Found

Invitation design for an evening at De Waag. Where artists, writers, scientists and musicians present work in progress, experiment or present work that doesn’t fit into their oeuvre (yet). Curated by Alma Mathijsen, Janine Hofland and Julia van Mourik. With Lu Liang.
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2011

Temporary Stedelijk

Typedesign for a online gallery, showcasing innovative digital artists that are either working, living or educated in the city of Amsterdam. Curated and initiated by Mattson/van den Eeden.
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credits

Website development by BeeBee
© 2018 Studio Maarten Kanters