Karen van de Kraats
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Karen van de Kraats

Senior visual designer — Art DirectorAmsterdam, Netherlands
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Karen van de Kraats
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Karen van de Kraats

Senior visual designer — Art DirectorAmsterdam, Netherlands
Projects credited in
  • Writing: Capturing Cardi
    Writing: Capturing CardiFlo Ngala on what it's like to photograph one of the most famous women in the world
  • Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Jade Purple Brown
    Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Jade Purple BrownJade Purple Brown is a color obsessed graphic designer, illustrator and art director based in New York. She creates content for fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands. Using bold blocks of color and strong female figures, Brown creates dynamic artwork that encourages herself and others to be more optimistic and free.
  • Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Sharmadean Reid
    Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Sharmadean ReidAs the founder of Beautystack and WAH Nails, Sharmadean Reid’s mission is to use technology to empower women economically, socially and culturally. In 2006, while still in school, Reid founded WAH as a hip-hop magazine for girls. She then founded WAH Nails, originally as a side project, in 2009. Seven years later, she opened a salon in Soho, London, showcasing a Virtual Reality Nail Design app in collaboration with DVTK and is constantly looking for ways to push the salon experience further thr
  • Kandaka: Documentary for WePresent/WeTransfer
    Kandaka: Documentary for WePresent/WeTransferA documentary about the women leading change in the midst of the Sudanese revolution in Khartoum. Commissioned by WePresent/WeTransfer. Photography/Creative Direction: Philip Raheem Director/Cinematographer: Joalde Olusanya Producer: Abisola Oke Set Designer: Erin Ogarro MUA: Michelle Leandra Stylist: Yasmine Sabri Production company: Rxnin Co.
  • Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Holley M. Kholi-Murchison
    Squarespace x WePresents: Make It Real - Holley M. Kholi-MurchisonHolley M. Kholi-Murchison is a multimedia storyteller, education producer, social entrepreneur and strategist exploring the intersections of communication, culture and education. As a queer Black woman, she’s deeply committed to amplifying historically marginalized voices to catalyze change along the way.
  • Squarespace partners with WePresent: Make It Real
    Squarespace partners with WePresent: Make It RealSquarespace and WePresent would like to announce their latest collaboration, a docu-series entitled, “Make It Real.” Featuring four woman-identifying Black Squarespace customers from the U.S. and the U.K., the videos highlight personal and professional stories that speak to the entrepreneurial spirit. Black women are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs and small business owners, particularly in the United States, forging paths for the new generation to follow and setting standards for t
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Work history
    Wieden+Kennedy logo
    Wieden+Kennedy logo
    Design LeadWieden+Kennedy
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsFull Time
    WeTransfer logo
    WeTransfer logo
    Design DirectorWeTransfer
     - Amsterdam, NetherlandsFull Time
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Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Concept Design
  • Typography
  • Editorial Design
  • Branding Design
  • Design Education
  • Design Direction
Education
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    Master of ArtsWerkplaats Typografie
     - Arnhem, Netherlands
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
     - Arnhem, Netherlands