Saturday, November 17, 2007

Opening: Monday 19.11.07 19h00

10 G-ral Budisteanu

The Favourites

25 Dutch Designers present their favourite design
the work of 24 Dutch and Romanian design students
an overview of 010 Publishers (Rotterdam)

Opening by Ruxandra Demetrescu, Rector of Bucharest National University of Arts and
Jaap Werner, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Romania

The exhibition is divided into 3 parts: The Favourites, The books of 010 Publishers and Student’s work, and is designed by Piet Gerards, Hanna Donker and Maud van Rossum.

The Favourites

will show the most favourite designs of 25 Dutch Designers. Each designer will choose and elucidate on one work of their oeuvre. The participants are: Hans Bockting/Sabine Bockting, Baer Cornet, Frits Deys, Edo van Dijk, Bram de Does, Piet Gerards, Mieke Gerritzen, Lucas de Groot, Melle Hammer, Reynoud Homan, Ton Homburg/Marty Schoutsen, Erik Kessels, Rene Knip, Jacques Koeweiden, Richard van der Laken/Pepijn Zurburg, Richard Niessen/Esther de Vries, Martin Pyper, Geert Setola, Lex reitsma, Lies Ros, Fred Smeijers, Ewald Spieker, Gerard Unger, Chris Vermaas, Thomas Widdershoven.

The books of 010 Publishers

Monday 19 Nov, Hans Oldewarris, director of 010 Publishers Rotterdam, will have a lecture on book publishing. He will illustrate this lecture with a selection of his published books over the last 25 years. This selection will be shown in the exhibition.

Student’s work

Each student will choose a piece of their own work and present it together with their rationale for choosing it.

For more information on Atelier Tipografic / Typography Studio project, please visit

Atelier Tipografic / Typography Studio is an initiative of Piet Gerards (Graphic Designer, Amsterdam) as part of Golden Age, Highlights of Dutch Graphic Design (1890–1990) exhibition at MNAC Bucharest in cooperation with David Quay (Type Designer, Amsterdam), Dinu Dumbravician (Teacher at una, Bucharest), Warren Lee (Nijhof&Lee, Amster­dam), Maud van Rossum (Graphic Designer at Piet Gerards Ontwer­pers) and Hanna Donker (Trainee Piet Gerards Ontwerpers)

Made possible by the National Committee for International Cooper­ation and Sustainable Development, Premsela, Dutch Platform for Design and Fashion (Amsterdam), De Beyerd, Graphic Design Museum (Breda), Dutch Embassy (Bucha­rest), Drukkerij Rosbeek (Nuth), riwi Color (Amsterdam), Manage­rial office Groucho’s (Maastricht), Van den Brandhof Interior Design (De Meern), 010 Publishers (Rotter­dam), Nijhof&Lee (Amsterdam), Galerie Godá (Amsterdam), La Strada (Bucuresti), Brand Tailors (Bucuresti), mgt Educational (Bucuresti) and Design Studio (Bucuresti)

Participants Universitatea Nationala de Arte (Bucuresti), Koninklijke Academie (Den Haag), Willem de Kooning Academie (Rotterdam), Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (Utrecht), Acade­mie Beeldende Kunsten (Maastricht), Gerrit Rietveld Academie (Amster­dam), artez (Arnhem)

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