Studio Bramesfeld

Studio Bramesfeld is the design practice by the independent German graphic designer Wibke Bramesfeld (she/her), based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The studio focuses mainly on book design, but also intertwined with visual communication and graphic identity work across the cultural field. The approach of Studio Bramesfeld’s work is not only to create visually stimulating designs, but to also build conceptually strong foundations, by taking elements such as graphic design, typography, colour, and materials into consideration for each individual project.

The studio has worked in collaboration with many cultural organisations and art publishers, including Valiz, Het Nieuwe Instituut, nai010, Archiprix, Design Academy Eindhoven, Onomatopee Projects, and PrintRoom.

Besides that Wibke is the Co-Founder of the Rotterdam-based experimental imprint and expanded publishing practice HumDrum Press, together with Amy Gowen.

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Editorial & Book Design Branding & Identity Printed Materials Art Direction Signage & Wayfinding Web Design Motion Graphics

unununimimimdededesign, Joannette van der Veer (ed.), Onomatopee Projects
phantom of design, Joannette van der Veer (ed.), Onomatopee Projects

Rights of Way, Amy Gowen (ed.), Onomatopee Projects
Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Catalogue 2021, Part of the student selection of the Best Dutch Book Designs 2021
Script for a Synthetic Play, Flora Reznik (ed.), Onomatopee Projects
Tales from a Technocratic City, Josh Plough (ed.), Onomatopee Projects
Archiprix 2021, The Best Dutch Graduation Projects Architecture, Urbanism, Landscape Architecture, 2021, nai010
Meeting Grounds: On Locality, Community, Connection & Care, On Locality, Community, Connection and Care, Amy Gowen (ed.), 2021, Onomatopee
What Bungalows Can Tell, Paoletta Holst, Brigita Murti, Mira Asriningtyas (eds.), 2021, Onomatopee
CriticALL!, Joannette van der Veer (ed.), 2021, Onomatopee
Design in conservative times, Joannette van der Veer (ed.), 2020, Onomatopee
Social Matter, Social Design, Jan Boelen & Michael Kaethler (eds.), 2020, Valiz
Co-Machines, ON/OFF architecture (ed.), 2020, Onomatopee
Recipes for the Future, Lene ter Haar, Valérie-Anne Houppermans, Astrid Kaminski, Beate Gerlings (eds.), 2020, Onomatopee
Post - the Poster, Wibke Bramesfeld, Freek Lomme (eds.), 2020, Onomatopee

Graduation Show 2021, Design Academy Eindhoven, Identity & Signing, in collaboration with Ward Goes
Archiprix 2021 in Gallery 6 at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. 05/06/2021—29/08/2021
Rights of Way, November—December, 2020, Curator: Amy Gowen, Onomatopee Projects
The phantom of design, October 2020, Curator: Joannette van der Veer, Onomatopee Projects
CriticALL, June—September 2020, Curator: Joannette van der Veer, Onomatopee Projects
Post— The Poster, June—September 2020, Curator: Wibke Bramesfeld, Freek Lomme, Onomatopee Projects

Lectures and Teaching
2-days Workshop about Information Design & Research, Gengdan Academy of Design, Beijing, 2022
MFA Thesis Review at Boston University, invited by Christopher Sleboda, 2021
Lecture at Boston University Publication Class, invited by Christopher Sleboda, 2020

DAE Graduation Catalogue, Student Selection, Best Dutch Book Designs 2021

LEARN Research Fellowship ith HumDrum Press, School of Commons, Zürich, 2022

Interview Chambre Fluide Magazine, 2021
Exhibition GS19 Graduation Show, Design Academy Eindhoven, NL, 2019
Panel discussion on National Identity at the Arena during GS19, together with Adriana Comparetto, Anna Zimmermann and Jing He, 2019
Exhibition Overturning Othering, Den Haag showing Decentralizing the Peace Palace, together with June Park, Dorian Renard and Gianmaria Della Ratta, 2018
Talk Decentralizing the Peace Palace, presented during Hague Talks – How can we invest in sustainable peace?, together with June Park, Dorian Renard and Gianmaria Della Ratta, 2018
Exhibition Sprache als Ereignis. Ein allegorischer Liebesbrief, Heinrich-Heine-Institut Düsseldorf, 2016—2017
Exhibition Kriegskinder, Graduation Show PBSA/Hochschule, Düsseldorf, 2016
Kriegskinder, Design made in Germany, 2016

Archiprix, Design Academy Eindhoven, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Marc O’Polo, nai010 publishers, Onomatopee Projects, PrintRoom, Valiz

Wibke studied at the Peter Behrens School of Arts in Düsseldorf, DE (2012—2016), HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts, Göteborg, SE (2014—2015), and received her MA from the department ‘Information Design’ at Design Academy Eindhoven, NL, in 2019. Since then she has been running ‘Studio Bramesfeld’.
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