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 worked for a various different brands, organisations and people. From cultural institutions to commercial industries.
This list includes: Bloomberg Businessweek, Nike, Adidas, Rhizome / New Museum New York, Diplo / MAD Decent, Brenmar, Bols Genever, BULLETT Media, Dazed & Confused, Kesselskramer, GVB, VPRO, Seranit, MaryMe-JimmyPaul, This is Chorus, Dazed & Confused Magazine, BULLETT Magazine, Mediafonds, 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, Design School East China Normal University, Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, Grafisch Geluk, Sofia Design Week, Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, 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.