"We learn by doing"
GDFB is a non-profit organization dedicated to showing the social relevance of graphic design by bridging the gap between museum and daily experience.

GDFB team

The festival is organized by a dedicated team of (freelance) experts:

Dennis Elbers - Programm and partners
Simone Dresens - Information and interaction
Patricia Gevers - Production and presentation
Marit Turk - Research and projectmanagement
Vacancy - Communication and conversation
Stein de Bont - Videographer and handy man


For communication we join forces with a selection of designers:

Rob van Hoesel - font and toolbox
I Like Birds - campaign 2015
HeyHeydeHaas - website


The Graphic Design Festival Breda foundation board advizes and supervizes all events and planning. The independent board members share their knowledge, experience and network on a voluntairy basis. Current board members are:

Jos van der Zwaal (chair) 
Kristel Zegers MSc (secretary) 
Thijs Torreman (treasurer) 
Hajo Doorn (strategist)

Former colleagues

In the past we had great support from these professionals and interns:

Trudie Govers, Lisette Spee, Martine Ansems, Rik Dijkhoff, Nils Dierkx, Meike Kerstholt, Vera Butter, Svenja Evermann, Tim van Laere, Ellen Zoete, Erik van Broekhuizen, Marlies den Hartogh, Pien Rutten, Melanie Schraa, Zanza Loupias, Roos Giethoorn, Lieke de Rijk, Melissa Nio and Priscilla de Putter.