Johannes Breyer is a German / Chilean graphic designer based in Berlin. Se habla Español. He studied in Zurich and worked for design studio NORM before graduating from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Together with Fabian Harb, he is running the Swiss type design practice Dinamo.
Sean Yendrys is a Canadian graphic designer based between Berlin and Montreal. He collaborates primarily with artists and architects on a wide range of projects. He received his MFA from Yale University, has previously taught at Parsons The New School in New York, and since 2016 organizes “A School, A Park,” a 10-day graphic design summer school in Montreal.
João Doria is a polymath wannabe. His work draws knowledge from fields such as digital projection, filmmaking, architecture and installation art from a (graphic) designerly perspective. Doria runs The Ventriloquist Press, co-founded The Ventriloquist Summerschool and serves as a guest tutor in diverse countries and institutions. He received his MFA from Yale University in 2014.
Where shall we nurture the grass roots of design in order to foster new ideas in the future? In response to this conundrum, Californian based design expert Kali Nikitas and TYPO have together created a new platform, Talent Talks, as a breeding ground for innovative new ideas and design concepts. Hailing from Antwerp, Berlin, Copenhagen, Ghent, Los Angeles, Montreal, Oslo and Rotterdam, the youngsters will each take 30 minutes to present their way of working and share their success stories. The common ground: fearlessness!