Michael Bojkowski

Publication Designer

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About me

Michael Bojkowski, is a graphic designer and design writer specialising in editorial design and branding. For the past decade and more, Michael has provided creative services for design studios, publishers and other collaborators in London, Melbourne and Amsterdam. Most recently Michael was invited to lecture in editorial design at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and is currently studying Design Writing & Curation at Design Academy Eindhoven. Available for freelance projects and assignments in Europe and the U.K. Clients and collaborators, past and present, include... Adobe (NL) / Architectural Review Asia Pacific / Axon Publishing / Buro North / Condé Nast (U.K.) / City of Melbourne / Cultuur Ondernemen / Design Academy Eindhoven / Esquire (U.K.) / Eurostar / Fabio Ongarato Design / Good Inc. / Grafik / Hardie Grant Books / H&M / Hearst Magazines UK / Ink / (inside) Interior Design Review / John Brown / London Fashion Week / Magnetic Design / Marks & Spencer / National Australia Bank / (niche): Media / Nick Bell Design / NME / Public Transport Victoria / Six Design / Someones / SugarFree Design / The Architectural Review / The Future Laboratory / The School of Life / Time Inc. U.K. / Transport for London / Transport for Victoria / Uro Publications / Vara Gids / Vic Roads / Virgin Trains / Wallpaper* / Wired (U.K.) / YCN

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Skills

  • Editorial Design
  • Art Direction
  • Typeface Design
  • Editorial Content
  • Video
  • Textile Design
  • Writing
  • Curating
  • Graphic Design
  • Publication Design

People I’ve worked with

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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • YCN

    YCN

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    • Education & Research
  • Fabio Ongarato Design

    Fabio Ongarato Design

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    • Graphic Design
  • The Future Laboratory

    The Future Laboratory

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    • Think Tanks
  • Wallpaper*

    Wallpaper*

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    • Publishing

Work history

Currently

Freelance Creative

Self-employed

Jan 2009
  • Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Freelance

2016

Sessional Lecturer

RMIT university

Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Lecturing in Editorial Design as part of the RMIT Communication Design programme.

2017

Senior Graphic Designer

Public Transport Victoria

Oct 2014 - Sep 2017
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Projects included textile design, typeface design, on board decals, identity work and branding guidance, safety posters, wayfinding and more.

2013

Senior Graphic Designer

Fabio Ongarato Design

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Freelance
  • Working on various projects for Space Furniture.

2013

Art Director

(niche):

Apr 2012 - May 2013
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Lead creative for (niche): Media's architectural division which included Architectural Review Asia Pacific and (inside) Interior Design Review magazines and the IDEA Awards.

2012

Graphic Designer

Wallpaper*

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Included editorial design for Wallpaper* magazine and various projects for Wallpaper's 150th issue.

2011

Design Lead

Grafik

Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Included editorial design and branding for Grafik magazine.

2008

Graphic Designer

Nick Bell Design

May 2008 - Nov 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working an editorial design project for Horus.

2009

Jan 2008 - Jun 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Included design of Viewpoint magazine.

2008

Design Lead

YCN

Jun 2006 - Nov 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Projects included editorial design and direction for YCN's annual compendiums and event graphics for a show at the Royal College of Art.

2012

Art Director

Ink

Jun 2006 - Apr 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working on various on board magazine titles including Metropolitan for Eurostar and GW for Germanwings.

2011

Graphic Designer

John Brown Media

Nov 2005 - Apr 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

Education

Currently

Master Design Curation & Writing

Design Academy Eindhoven

Sep 2017
  • Eindhoven, Netherlands

1993

Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design)

Swinburne University of Technology

Jan 1990 - Dec 1993
  • Melbourne, Australia