Pınar&Viola, founded by Pınar Demirdağ and Viola Renate, is a European office making cutting-edge contemporary images which set the fashion of today’s visuals. We create custom-tailored highly aesthetic visual narratives that are timeless for their socially relevant conceptual content. As an eclectic young duo, coming from Istanbul and Amsterdam, currently living in Paris, we live, reflect and initiate fast changing trends in our practice. This made us become today’s experts of avant-garde image creation, working with brands who are the leaders in their line of expertise.
Pinar&Viola studio yearly launches image collections where we showcase future concept and future image making techniques. With time, the launches of these collections became events which combine image entertainment and design, where people from our sector come together to see what is in the future of image making.
We also have a monthly column on Dazed & Confused website where we showcase contemporary desires while giving a hint about the future trends to come.
Since September 2013 our studio operates from Paris, however the headquarters is still based in Amsterdam.
Get in touch via e-mail: bureau[at]pinar-viola[dot]com
Pinar&Viola Studio thanks the following people for their contribution:
Amandine Boiteux, Roxanne Gatt, Bérengère De Thonel d'Orgeix, Gui Machiavelli, Ondine Jung, Christine Gogev and Nais Kinet.
Pinar&Viola studio worked for a various different brands, cultural institutions and industries including:
IKEA, Adidas, Nike, MTV, Koché, Bloomberg Businessweek, Rhizome / New Museum New York, Diplo / MAD Decent, Seranit Group, Bols Genever, Dazed & Confused, Kesselskramer, GVB, VPRO, MaryMe-JimmyPaul, This is Chorus, Auto Italia South East, Richard Thomas Foundation, Cobra Museum and Stedelijk Museum.
In addition to the inspiration talks Pinar&Viola give on future trends, they also regulary teach and organize workshops in art schools.
Inspiration talks: TEDx Reset, RG/A New York, Bloomberg Businessweek, Association of Turkish Construction Material Producers, Design School East China Normal University, ArtEZ Studium Generale, Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, Grafisch Geluk, Sofia Design Week, Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, École nationale supérieure d'art et de design de Nancy, Chaumont International Poster and Graphic Design Festival and KOC University Istanbul.
Teaching and workshops: Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam, ArtEZ, Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, Chaumont International Poster and Graphic Design Festival, KABK, École régionale des beaux-arts de Besançon, Unbreak My Copy Brno.