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Visual images are everywhere in our physical and digital world. They determine how we see the world and how we act. We don’t always realise that graphic designers help us by creating order out of chaos, providing clarity in complex matters or speaking to our emotions. They visualise urgent matters so we can understand them quickly. Graphic (design) Matters.

We make you look, you will see.

Our projects let you reflect on the importance of visual culture in our society. Once every two years, we organise a festival with a programme of exhibitions, workshops, talkshows and events. In addition to the festival, we organise several projects in the public space throughout the year.

Other than Graphic Matters, our team also works on Blind Walls Gallery and 3sec.gallery.

Graphic Matters History

2020
2019

Seventh edition Graphic Matters

2018

Meeting Milton Glaser in New York
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2017

Vermibus posters appear in Breda
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Sixth edition of Graphic Matters

Inflatable Refugee attracts national attention
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New name: Graphic Matters!

Mr. Poopie at the Grote Markt
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2015

Current Characters Convention with Ken Garland and Mr. Bingo.
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Fifth edition of Graphic Design Festival Breda

2014

An ode to all women by Stephen ESPO Powers
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Fourth edition of Graphic Design Festival Breda

Resolute - Design Changes (2014), exhibition designed to travel
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2012

Aram Bartholl's 'MAP' in Park Valkenberg
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Third edition of Graphic Design Festival Breda

2010

Second edition of Graphic Design Festival Breda

2009

Projector Spectre 3.0: videomapping at the Grote Kerk
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2008

Geert Wilders poster causes a stir
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First edition of Graphic Design Festival Breda

2007

Team

Dennis Elbers

Founder and curator

Niek Nellen

Marketing

Zanza Loupias

Research / Production

Stein de Bont

Videographer

Ailis O'Neill

Communication

Peter Brouwers

Business developer