Studio Juxta —
Graphic Design for Social Progress





Ilse Meulendijks founded Studio Juxta in 2017. The studio independently performs research, initiates design projects and develops commissioned work. Based both in Greece and the Netherlands, Studio Juxta’s design practice shows just what the name implies: a balanced juxtapositioning of seemingly contrasting elements.

        “Contrast doesn’t mean conflict; it’s my playground, it’s where I find awareness. So I combine a firm yet flexible research foundation with a more intuitive and tactile approach. My analytical way of working never loses sight of the subtle elements of perception and association. And I translate a solid knowledge of materials and techniques into results that feel instinctive and emphatic. It comes natural, I wouldn’t know how to do it any other way”.

Studio Juxta’s interests and expertise aren’t confined to a specific area of design (specialization). Current projects include; research into social and financial structures of craftsmen in Athens; Book for Sale which offers a new approach to bookmaking for artists and creatives; and the ways in which graphic design can not only create a brand identity for commercial purposes, but rather reflect the persons behind it.

Please don’t hesitate to say hi by sending me an e-mail.




I graduated:

2012 / 2017

Design Academy Eindhoven
– Man and Leisure


2010 / 2012

Koning Willem 1 College
– Fashion and Design





And I learned a lot:

2017 

Residency
– Kostas Kostopoulos Printing House. Athens


2016 

Internship
– Ersi Krouska | Architecture & Design. Athens


2011 

Internship
Jan Taminiau | Fashion Designer. Amsterdam






I was published:

2018

Printed Illustrations by Studio Juxta for Taxidia Magazine


2018

Illustrations for Kathimerini 



2017

Interview Greece-Is on expats

And I exhibited:

2019 

DDW19
Driving Dutch Design, klokgebouw Eindhoven


2019

DDW19
The Small Print, NulZes Eindhoven


2019 

Wallspace presents: Takes Stock
Deadlines in Progress, Wallstreet Eindhoven


2018 

#viewmaster
Groupshow Short Movie Festival Psarakokalo, Athens Greece


2017 

Booklaunch and exhibition
‘Dappere Mensen by Inez van Vuren’, United C Eindhoven


2017

Graduation Show
Design Academy Eindhoven


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Studio Juxta
Ilse Meulendijks

info@studiojuxta.com
0031610534888

Nul Zes
NRE-terrein
Gasfabriek 3A
5613 CP Eindhoven
The Netherlands