ABOUT

Daniel Markides is a Rotterdam based (typo) graphic designer focussing on the emotive power of typography to communicate different moods, messages and ideas by combining (hand drawn) letterforms, graphic design and illustration.  

EDUCATION
Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam)
2003 – 2005 - BA Graphic Design
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Royal Academy of Art (The Hague)
Graphic & Typographic Design 
1993 – 1997 - Dropped out

WORK EXPERIENCE
Rock Paper Ink  - 2019 – Present
Sweatshop  - 2012 – 2019
daily milk - 2009 – 2012
Het Proces -  2007 – 2009
Studio Dumbar - 2005 – 2007
Freelance graphic designer - 2000 – 2005
Zefa Benelux Press - 1997 – 2000

EXHIBITIONS / PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS / PUBLICATIONS
Willem de Kooning academy - workshop calligraphy & presentation - 2009
Willem de Kooning academy - alumni presentation - 2013
Route de Nord art festival - 3 days of live calligraphy - 2014
Route de Nord art festival - ‘Error Messages’ calligraphy exhibition - 2014
Group expo ‘de etalage’ Fresh Prints of Blijdorp gallery - 2014
Workshop basic lettering Fresh Prints of Blijdorp gallery - 2014
Live calligraphy / presentation Leeszaal West ‘Alles behalve de inhoud’ lecture series - 2016
Live calligraphy (Children names) during opening Ver Van Hier Bookstore - 2016
Live calligraphy 5 years Leeszaal West - 2017
Live calligraphy & sale @ Graphic Bazaar Breda (Part of Graphic Matters festival) - 2017
Live calligraphy book presentation ‘Portret van mijn klas’ Carré College Rotterdam - 2017
Kunstroute Overschie - Exhibition in de Grote Kerk - 2017
Ampersand booklet stichting Print - 2017
Spread in Kalenderboek stichting Print - 2017
Live lettering C-Day18 ‘Visual summary’ - 2018
100 days of lettering - Berlin Letters - Presentation - 2019
Live calligraphy & sale @ Graphic Bazaar Breda (Part of Graphic Matters festival) - 2019
Workshop ‘Write your name!’ for primary school, kids (age 9-10) - 2019
Guest lecturer Willem de Kooning (Handlettering for packaging students) - 2020
Poster exhibition ‘Publieke Werken’ Rotterdam - 2020
Poster exhibition ‘Publieke Werken x Boijmans - 2020
Poster exhibition ‘Publieke Werken 2nd edition’ Rotterdam - 2021
Guest lecturer Willem de Kooning (Handlettering for packaging students) - 2021
Speaker at TypeA’dam conference  - 2022