Roosje Klap

Head Graphic Design & co-head Non Linear Narrative

Roosje Klap (1973, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) researches the experimental boundaries of custom fit design, peculiar yet collaborative in close collaboration with artists, curators, architects, (type) designers, and writers with her studio ARK.Amsterdam. Her research-based interdisciplinary approach represents a generation of graphic designers that define their own assignments alongside commissions.

Klap is a sought-after speaker at conferences, institutes, and art- and design academies worldwide, discussing diverse topics revolving around gender, activism, artificial intelligence, and experimental practices of design. Klap is chairman of Valiz Publishers, board member of the Wim Crouwel Institute and supervisory board member of Oude Kerk.

Klap is a doctoral student at PhDArts / University Leiden, where she researches how digitization, algorithms, and AI are transforming design.

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