Vadim Vasilev aka Vadicore is an artist born in 1989 in the beautiful city of Ventspils, currently based in Velikiy Novgorod. He grew up surrounded by industrial landscape and white sands bordering with cold and endless waters of the Baltic Sea. Post-soviet era was a strange place to be in, with its dark aesthetic and a soundtrack mixed with metal, trip-hop and electronic music. Vadicore first started drawing out of boredom but later created his own visual language inspired mostly by women.
Hélder Dias is a Graphic Designer by profession and heart, graduated from ESEIG (currently ESMAD), lives and works in the great Porto. His passion ranges from typography and editorial design to branding and illustration, passing through many other creative fields. With a strong opinion about design and a posture of constant learning between practice and theory, he strives to explore unique concepts that suit each client, thus responding to the most varied needs of visual communication. Nothing is left to chance.
Miró Ingmar Tiebe aka MIRUEL is an illustrator from Hamburg, Germany. In his works he is always looking for more variety in his style. He is influenced by the stylistics of Art Nouveau and many science fiction artists of the 70’s and 80’s, as well as contemporary graphic design and long walks through nature, where he likes to observe the forms of plants and landscapes. By combining all these differences in his work, he aims to creates new visual forms of expression and dynamics in illustration.
Matteo Bertin is an italian based art director who designs experiences to improve communication among people. Because of his experimental approach to design his studio is packed with movable types and old printing machines.
Matteo believes that focusing on the design method rather than the final result can be the right choice to guarantee better and long-lasting products.
Janosch Feiertag lives and works in Kassel where he also runs and curates the gallery “FEIERTAG“ which is connected to a billboard project. Inspired by bulky waste, sausage stalls and his neighbours, he started drawing in his childhood and now collaborates with artists from Germany as well as abroad. Janosch studied fine arts and visual communication in Kassel and Kraków and is a trained theater painter.
Guillaume Kashima is a french illustrator living in Berlin. He started his career as a graphic designer in advertising – later moved on to illustration. From this experience, he kept a direct and minimal approach of images as the main carrier of communication. His work today embraces different fields and mediums, such as prints, apps or objects in general. Guillaume‘s work is very versatile in terms of visual aesthetics, but his process always originates from boldness and humour.
Sebastian was born in 1975 near Stuttgart, Germany. He studied pedagogy and now supports social and care workers. It’s a bit of a cliche but true: his grandfather gave him his first camera at the age of 12 or so, and since then photography has become much more than just a pastime – it’s a love and a passion, a way to express his feelings. Sebastian specializes in street, landscape and portrait photography. He is located in Schorndorf, a small town in the south of Germany.
Petra Dočekalová studied Type Design and Typography at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Her main fields of interest is editorial work like Typo9010 which won several awards all over the world. Besides being a type designer, Petra is a passionate sign painter and lettering artist, always working on new (digital) scripts. She received TDC Award of excellence for her diploma project dealing with the Czechoslovak calligraphy and new hand lettering forms.
Gabriela Neeb studied at the Academy of Photography in Munich. Her main fields of interest are people and stories, so she specialized in portrait, reportage and theater photography. In her freelance work she is occupied with on-going projects. A recurring theme is the visual approach to music subculture and surrealistic moods.