About

The studio helps you creating your logo and brand identity through graphic design, typography, colours, pattern, and photography, by using storytelling to breathe life into your brand.

Since 2009, Anna works closely with writers, spatial designers, producers, editors, directors and more. As a multidisciplinary freelance designer and creative thinker, she uses design as a tool to shape her work and solve graphical queries. Typography, colour, materiality, texture, pattern, music… all those things inspire her.

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Clients

Oilinwater, CBA Design, Studio FiftyFifty, Eurêka Food Agency, Les Tartes de Françoise, Publicis One, Havas Brussels, Studio Gondo, Apt. 3304 Toronto, Leo Burnett, Duval Guillaume, MortierBrigade, STIB, Levi’s, Bozar, Base, Urbania Montréal, La Camaraderie Montréal, Bru Water, Quick, Nivea, Toyota…

Experiences

currently | Freelance art director/graphic designer
Studio: Anna Tou – Brussels, Belgium

feb 2019 > march 2020 | Freelance art director/graphic designer
Agency: Studio Fifty Fifty — Brussels, Belgium

july > sept 2018 | Freelance AD/graphic designer
Studio: La Camaraderie — Montreal, QC, Canada

feb > july 2018 | Freelance art director/graphic designer
Studio: Anna Tou – Montreal, QC, Canada

june 2017 > march 2018 | Senior graphic designer
Agency: Community — Toronto, ON, Canada

dec 2015 > dec 2016 | Senior graphic designer
Agency: Happiness — Brussels, Belgium

sept 2009 > dec 2015 | Freelance graphic designer
Studio: Anna Tou — Brussels, Belgium

Environment

Macintosh – Adobe CC (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects), Final Cut, iMovie, Wordpress, MS Office, Pages, Keynote, FontExplorer

Training

2009 > 2010 ERG Brussels Brussels, Belgium
1-year specialisation, option graphic design & screen printing

Gobelins Paris Paris, France
Master diploma, option graphic design & motion design

2006 > 2008 École Estienne Paris Paris, France
Bachelor diploma (Diplôme des Métiers d’Arts), option typography & visual culture

2003 > 2006 Avesnières, Laval France
Baccalauréat STI Applied Arts (3-year technical program)

Testimonials

I know Anna from school, and I’ve always loved working with her. She have strong abilities in Typography, illustration and organization. She can easily lead some big creative projects, and coordinates people is not a problem… Always leading you to your best. She can surely brings you motivation and happiness. A smart and priceless artist — Thomas Bernon, Film Director at The Gand Films & Co-founder at Unger & Bernon (Paris)

I have worked with Anna in 2011. She was in charge to design a logo for our restaurant in Brussels. Anna has quickly understood our demand and she has been able to translate our vague and unclear idea into a fresh and dynamic logo. I had already worked in the pass with numerous graphic designers. Too often, I had to make the ascertainment that they prefer to bring their univer rather than meeting our request. This make me say that, despite her youth, Anna is very mature person. She is professional with an undoubted artistic sens. It was a real pleasure to work with her — Cédric Roos, Business Leader & Development Consultant (Brussels)

Anna is a great Visual Designer, and at the same time she has great organisational skills too. She creates beauty, in all it’s means: beautiful designs, beautiful things, beautiful events. And yes, she’s a beautiful person to work with too — Mathieu France, Managing partner at Media Expo (Brussels)

Anna was one of the most talented designer with who I have worked. Fresh and smiling — Xavier Scheuer, Project Manager chez Digizik (Brussels)

Personally, I have asked Anna to collaborate on special design for music sheet edition with specific folding; in another hand I saw Anna’s personal work and could have a close look at different jobs she did for different customer. And I can say she has a bright and original creative mind, she is definitely full of imagination, hard-worker, talented and very precise — Sélim Gharbi, Management & Consulting at SmartBe (Brussels)

Anna has proven a creative soul with regards to developing different design solutions. Her signature, using and creating original typo’s for different usages (corporate identity, design) is truly unique. And she is good at managing her own admin and at working with a smile too — Geneviève Janssen, Marketing Communication Specialist (Brussels)

Nous avons collaboré avec Anna sur différents projets, cela était fructueux, une énergie créative appréciable et toujours avec le sourire — Romuald Devilder, CEO Founder at Sublim Design (Paris)

Anna is very professional and a very good listener. She felt which messages I wanted to get with the visual I asked and gave me a very good result. Don’t hesitate to hire her to boost your visual assets — Anna Balez, CEO Founder at Tale Me (Brussels)