Marian Bantjes is a designer, typographer, writer, and illustrator known for her detailed, precise vector art, her obsessive handwork, her patterning, and ornament. Often hired to create custom type for magazines, advertising, and special projects, Marian has spoken about her work at TED, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the National AIGA Conference, Design Indaba in South Africa, Pop!Tech 2008, and other conferences around the world. Her clients include Saks Fifth Avenue, Penguin Books, GRANTA, Wallpaper*, The Guardian, WIRED, Stefan Sagmeister, Winterhouse (Bill Drenttel and Jessica Helfand), Maharam, Ogilvy & Mather Chicago, Young & Rubicam Chicago, Random House, Houghton Mifflin, Print Magazine, GQ Italia, and The New York Times, among others. Marian published her first book, I Wonder, with Thames & Hudson (UK), in October 2010.
Visit the home and workspace of graphic designer Marian Bantjes, as she shares her views on design and designers, and tour her distinctive one-woman show at the Ontario College of Art & Design.
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