Ohyescoolgreat is an Amsterdam based independent studio for graphic design owned by Janneke de Rooij. The studio focuses on creative and innovative design for cultural and commercial institutions. The work of Ohyescoolgreat entails the development of identities and exhibition, book and web design. Its strong point is it's experience with major design projects in which Ohyescoolgreat manages to bring all different ideas and messages into a strong graphic statement.
Janneke de Rooij achieved her BA in graphic design in 2008 at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. The same year she received a Mondriaan starting grant and founded Ohyescoolgreat together with Jeroen Sikma. Then she continued studying at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, and received her master’s degree in 2011. In 2014 she started teaching graphic design at the Willem de Kooning Academy.
Janneke thrives in collaborations with different disciplines and people. She has initiated several social design projects, in which she worked closely together with journalists, photographers, computer programmers and filmmakers. In these projects she involves the public through workshops and social interventions in order to question stereotypical views and give free reign to alternative ideas about current social issues. Janneke is now working on the project 'Propaganda by the People' which received a Media fund project grant.
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