Britta Boland

Britta Boland

2005 - current In January ZORA opens offices in Düsseldorf. In April Britta begins teaching Typography at the University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf.

2003 - 2005 Associate Professor/Art Director at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy. As the Institute’s Art Director she is responsible for all on- and offline publications. The “Interaction Design Almanacco 2003”, the first in a series of books published by the Institute, wins an iF Award (in collaboration with Esther Mildenberger, envision+).

1999 - 2003 Senior Designer and Creative Project Lead at frog design, San Francisco. Projects range from CD-ROMs, kiosks, web sites, software applications to interfaces for various consumer products. Clients include Motorola, Disney, Napster, Microsoft and Real Networks.

1999, 2001 Her work for a friend’s self-promotional web site, Studio Askenasy, wins an ID Magazine Design Award. Two other projects, Flash Microsites for Henry Rollins and Linda Davis at Dreamworks Records are awarded the Communication Arts Award of Excellence.

1998 - 1999 Senior Designer at Studio Archetype/Sapient, San Francisco. Clients include 3Com, Palm and Hallmark Flowers.

1998 Graduates from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design with a Master in Fine Arts in Visual Studies. Her graduate project is awarded a Gold Pencil by The One Show Interactive, New York (in collaboration with Michael Craig).

1996 - 1998 Moves to Minneapolis, Minnesota to study Digital Media under Piotr Szyhalski. In her second year she teaches 2D Foundation classes to freshmen and sophomor students and various evening classes in the college’s Continuing Studies program.

1994 - 1995 Junior Art Director at Hildmann & Schneider/BBDO, Düsseldorf. Clients include Kaldewei, Sympatex, The Body Shop.

1994 Graduates from the University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf with a Diploma in Visual Communication/Graphic-Design. The “Japanese Calendar” is awarded a Silver Medal by the Art Director’s Club of Germany (in collaboration with Ute Sollmann).

1992 - 1994 While a design student she works as part-time designer at Kreutz & Partner advertising agency, Düsseldorf under Bernd Kreutz. Clients include FSB Franz Schneider Brakel, Gilden Kölsch, Mercedes Benz. Thonet. The “Journal der Klinken & Moden” for FSB and the Mercedes Benz Taxikalender” are awarded an Honorable Mention and a Gold Medal by the Art Director’s Club of Germany respectively.

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