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Linda van Zijp

founder of StudioLIN graphic design

Hello, nice to meet you! I’m Linda, an independent graphic designer based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. My work includes a range of projects including art direction, spatial design and graphic design like magazines, corporate identities, websites and campaigns. Typography, color and concepts play an important role in my work.

StudioLIN is always looking for new collaborations and exciting projects! Please feel free to contact studioLIN with any questions or for any creative work.

Awards, publications & exhibitions

  • Exhibition “Bigger Than” | 2018
    Participant “Bigger Than” exhibition at Enfant Terrible Shop Rotterdam.
  • Leraar van het Jaar | 2018
    Nominated for Teacher of the Year Rotterdam.
  • ED Awards | 2016
    Finalist European Design Awards with the project “Mentoraat in Kaart”.
  • Lessen magazine | 2016
    Article about StudioLIN and the project “Mentoraat in Kaart”.
  • ROM magazine | 2016
    Article about StudioLIN and the project “Mentoraat in Kaart”.
  • Poster Project: “Mentoraat in Kaart” | 2015
    – Exhibition with 52 poster designs at The Student Hotel, Rotterdam.
    – Exhibition with 52 poster designs at Graphic Design Festival Breda.
    – Permanent Exhibition with 52 poster designs at Koffie bij Teun
  • I Love Breda | 2013
    Illustration ‘Stee(n)vast’ selected for the exhibition ‘I Love Breda’ at MOTI.
  • Project12 | 2012
    Participant GDFB2012 with the collective ‘Dozen’
  • Exhibition ‘The Origin of Type’ | 2009-2010
    – Exhibition in the Central Library Rotterdam: The Origin of Type.
    – Exhibition in the Central Library Amsterdam: The Origin of Type.
  • Group exhibition Venice | 2008
    Participant with a poster design for a group exhibition in Venice called: “fondazione bevilacqua la masa”. This foundation is one of the most important organizations for contemporary art in Venice.
  • Helvetica Poster contest | 2007
    Honorary Mentions for the poster contest for Helvetica, to celebrate his 50th anniversary. Selected from the 1500 entries around the world.
  • Schiphol fire | 2006
    Poster competition to react on the fire in the detention centre at Schiphol-East, where eleven foreigners lost their lives. My poster was 1 of the 20 who were selected for the exposition in Amsterdam. 
  • Final Project MBO | 2005
    My design for a new corporate identity for MOJO Concerts was one of the selected projects for best final projects for the course Graphic Design in the Netherlands. Exhibition in Kunstgebouw in The Hague.
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