Profile


portret

I'm a type and graphic designer based in Croatia. I draw letters for various clients and purposes, ranging from lettering to typefaces. Important part of my work is finding right aesthetic way for words to stand out and make sense, on their own or as part of a larger system. I have experience in drawing high-quality typefaces (fonts) and lettering, as well as developing many type-driven design projects. I can design for you too.

exhibitions


  • 2014
  • 1314 – Croatian design bienalle, Zagreb
  • Potez Slovo Pismo – solo exhibition, Gallery HDD, Zagreb

  • 2013
  • Dan D – International design festival, Zagreb

  • 2012
  • 1112 – Croatian design bienalle, Zagreb
  • Magdalena 14 – visual communications festival, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Zgraf 11 – curated international exhibition, Zagreb
  • EduZgraf – curated international exhibition for students, Zagreb

  • 2011
  • Menjaža – Beograd, Srbija
  • DA festival – Zagreb

education


  • 1990 born in Varaždin, Croatia

  • 2009 International diploma programme (IB) Varaždin, Croatia

  • 2012 BA in Visual communications, School of design, Zagreb, Croatia

  • 2014 MA in Visual communications, School of design, Zagreb, Croatia

  • 2015 MA in Typeface design, TypeMedia, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands

contact


  • mail markohrastovec@me.com
  • mobile +385 99 2989 111
  • twitter @markhrast
  • skype hrastovec.marko
  • instagram markhrast

awards


  • Icograda Excellence Award – 1112 (As I Lay Dying)

  • Golden Bra Award, Magdalena 15 – Best Typography (Milosz type family)

  • Special mention of the jury, Magdalena 15 – Book design (As I Lay Dying)

  • 2nd place and special mention of the jury – Type design international student competition MILOSZ 2011 (Milosz type family)