Ryan Pescatore Frisk (USA, 1977) and Catelijne van Middelkoop (NL, 1975) are the founding partners of award-winning Strange Attractors Design (2001), an international studio located in Rotterdam and New York, which creates innovative ideas and solutions to influence culture and commerce.Pescatore Frisk received a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, an M.F.A. in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art and an M.A. in Typography and Type Design from the KABK/Royal Academy of Art. Catelijne is on the national board of directors of the BNO (Association of Dutch Designers), and has an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art (2D Design), a Degree in Graphic & Typographic Design from The Royal Academy of Art and a propedeuse in Art History and Archeology from The University of Amsterdam. As active design researchers and educators Ryan and Catelijne have given workshops and lectures in cities worldwide including Moscow, Prague, Katowice, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven, New York, and Chicago. They both teach in the ‘Man + Communication Department’ of the renowned Design Academy in Eindhoven and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands. The work of Strange Attractors has been published in numerous books and periodicals and is part of the permanent collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
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