Annabel Keijzer Illustrates, creates and publishes (award winning) books, art and prints. She initiates her own projects and she also designs magazines, visual identities & branding, books and book covers for clients. As illustrator she is concentrating on editorial illustration, book illustration, art prints and other commissions as long as she can retain her characteristic color use and playfulness. As graphic designer she stays involved throughout the production process, from concept to realization. From colour proofs to paper choice to distribution.


Exhibitions / featured

Designforum Museumsquartier Vienna  
10 nov.'16 - 1 jan.'17
LA Artbook Fair - the Geffen Contemporary MOCA  24-26 february '17
Designforum Vorarlberg  Dornbin
16 marc '17 .– 12 april '17
WEI SRAUMforum - Innsbruck - 
22 april –11 may'17

awards / nominations

 Joseph Binder Award 2016  book illustration  Winner Bronze Award

Joseph Binder Award 2016
book illustration
Winner Bronze Award

  The World Illustration Awards 2016 -  Shortlisted

 The World Illustration Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

 German Design Award 2018 Excellent Communications Design  -  Nominated

German Design Award 2018 Excellent Communications Design  - Nominated



The Association of illustrators AOI 
Gestalten news
Dutch Design Daily
NBD Biblion /Boeken op school
Why I Love This Book
Dude - Dutch Design Magazine
LINDA. magazine
Ouders van Nu magazine

Annabel Keijzer (1980) has been working as a independent illustrator and graphic designer since 2005. She works from her studio based in the center of Amsterdam (NL). After a study graphic design at Media College Amsterdam, she graduated from the University of the Arts Utrecht where she studied Illustration.

Her work is characterized by colorfulness and simple design language: she creates characters out of graphic shapes and she makes ink drops cuddly.

Her first book ‘My Letter Friends' is the outcome of years sketching and tweaking. The book showcases her love for typography and illustration. Since the launch of this self published book, My Letter Friends have step by step started to conquer the world.The books are featured at Art Book Fairs and sold from Belgium, Japan: Tokyo, to USA: Los Angeles, New York, Portland Oregon. The book is loved by parents and children alike.


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