Hanno van Zyl is an independent artist, designer & illustrator.

About:

Hanno van Zyl is an independent integrated graphic designer, specializing in identity- and editorial design. Through his practice, he strives to create work that is process-driven sophisticated, and relevant. With a keen focus on craft and creative thinking.

Education:

The University of Stellenbosch, Bachelor of Arts, Visual Communication, 2010

Solo exhibition:

2016 Pay Dirt, Salon91 Gallery, Cape Town

Selected group exhibitions:

2016 — Oracle, Salon91 Gallery, Cape Town
2016 — Static, Kalashnikov Gallery, Johannesburg
2015 — Stellar, Salon91 Gallery, Cape Town
2015 — Speechless, Erdmann contemporary gallery, Cape Town
2015 — Those who wander, Salon91 Gallery, Cape Town
2013 — The path less deconstructed, .M contemporary gallery, Sydney

Art fairs:

2016 — Comic art Africa exhibition, That art fair, Cape Town
2016 — Salon91 gallery stand, Turbine art fair, Johannesburg
2015 — Salon91 gallery, Blackout exhibition, Turbine art fair, Johannesburg
2013 — Cité du design, Vous voulez rire exhibition, Bienalle internationale design, Saint Étienne

Features:

Fader — Richardson, Nikita: Death Grips Share Video For “Eh”, 16 July 2016
Hypebeast — Patrick, Montes: Death Grips Drop a Schizophrenic Visual for "Eh", 16 July 2016
Spin — Anna, Gaca: Death Grips’ Neon-Hued ‘Eh’ Video Is a Screensaver From 2003, 15 July 2016
Fact — Laurent, Fintoni: Death Grips digitize themselves in video for ‘Eh', 15 July, 2016
Stereogum — Rettig, James: Death Grips – “Eh” Video, 15 July 2016
10and5 — Pinto, Gabriella: The graphic dialogue of everyday objects, August 2, 2016
Cape Times — Jolly, Lucinda: Wander into an illustrators world, August 12, 2014, p.7
Behance — Graphic Design Gallery, 26 January 2015
Behance — Graphic Design Gallery, 7 February 2015
10and5 — Cowie, Alix-Rose: Ink Meets Pixels in Hanno van Zyl’s Mostly Monochrome Art and Design, October 9, 2014

Publications:

Iconism: Modern Design of Icons and Pictograms, 
Sandu Publishing, 2020
Graphic Fest: Spot-on identities for festivals & fairs, Victionary, 2019
Designing your Identity: Stationery design by Wang Shaoqiang, Sandu Publishing, 2015
Delicious: Branding and design for cafés, patisseries and chocolate boutiques, Flamant, 2018

Teaching:

2018 — Guest lecturer, Vega Advertising Schoolu0003
2018 — Hosted a 2-week branding workshop, Umuzi Academy
2016 — Guest lecturer, Stellenbosch University
2015 — Guest lecturer, Stellenbosch University
2015 — Sessional instructor, Stellenbosch University

Address:

Amsterdam + Cape Town

Contact:

Whatsapp:
+31 (0) 68 752 3791

Cellphone:
+27 (0) 82 338 1106

Email:

info@hannovanzyl.co.za