Lyanne Tonk is a graphic design studio based in Amsterdam [NL]. The work is conceptual as well as intuitive. Trying to tell stories with works, and to get the viewer into a contemplative state of mind. With a believe in a refined way of designing, in which materials and typography are important elements.

Design in a nutshell contains graphic design, printed matter, autonomous projects, identities, art-direction, design concepts, 3D, questions, collaborations, tactility, visual storytelling and typography. 

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Visual diary

Lyanne Tonk – LTS/B3
Doctor Jan van Breemenstraat 1
1056 AB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+316 11422 807

Education & Design experience:
2016 Designer at Das Mag, Amsterdam [NL]
2015 Asterisk Summerschool Tallinn [EE]
2014 Isia Urbino/Werkplaats Typografie summerschool, Urbino [IT]
2013 Co-founder at Kapitaal Utrecht, A 600m2 place full of silkscreen, expositions, workshops, talkshows, flexworkspaces, parties and ping-pong.
2012 Intern Eric de Haas, Eindhoven [NL]
2012 Intern Nicole Martens, Rotterdam [NL]
2009–2013 BA Graphic Design, Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, HKU [NL]
2008–2009 Pre-education course Visual Arts and design, Academie Minerva, Groningen [NL]

2018 Graphic Design, HKU [NL]
2016 Workshop Indesign Master Interior Design, HKU [NL]
2015 Graphic Advertisting Design, Art Materials & Illustration, Inforation Gathering, Corporate Identity teaching, MIADA, Chongqing, [CN]
2014 Seminar Imagening Tomorrow, HKU [NL]
2013 Assistant-Teacher Typography, HKU [NL]
2013 Seminar Imagening Tomorrow, HKU [NL]

Publication and Exhibitions:
2017 Interview on AIGA Eye for design
2017 Spread in calendar book by Stichting Print
2016 Interview on Swine Daily
2014 Exhibition KO150 Pictura Gallery,
2014 Publication in ID-Pure (Swiss) magazine, issue 33
2014 HKU graduation show
2013 Fontanel Young talent expo
2011 Exhibition Binnenwerk, Academiegalerie Utrecht
2010 Straatnieuws Utrecht

Honors & Awards:
2016 Bronze, Leipzig Buchmesse, best books of the world
2015 Best Dutch Book Designs
2013 Fontanel Young Talent
2013 Best graduation thesis, Hku 

Selection of clients:
AORTA/Dag van de Architectuur, Augustin Rebetez, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Das Mag, De Dakhaas, Demeneer, De Speld, European Cultural Foundation, Expodium, Geestdrift, Hogeschool voor de kunsten Utrecht, Hond & Wolf, Kapitaal, Kulturstiftung Schloss Agathenburg, Le Guess Who?, Le Mini Who?, Michiel Spijkers, NOS Oog op morgen, NS Nedtrain, Pluim, SAS, Superfirm, SSFB, De Vormforensen.

Pictures mainly made by: Michiel Spijkers