an one-man studio and freelance graphic / visual designer with
a preference for strong bold graphics.


SuperBruut is a Rotterdam based One-man design studio founded by Thijs Janssen. A background in graphic design, a love for motion graphics and a clear sense of aesthetics give SuperBruut a good combination for creating visually rich concepts, identities and web & app designs.

Creating awesome designs within a short time for pitches or to set up first base. But of course I prefer to get involved with a project from the beginning till end. To make sure the aesthetics stay as sharp as they should be. Besides working on cool projects, sitting in the sun and eating icecreams. I like to play a mean game of NBA2K. Because this keeps you on top of your game on and off the field ;)

Want to talk about working together? Play a game of NBA2K or just to say hello?
Just send me an e-mail:
Or give me a call +31 (0)6 5793 2320
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Owner/designer at SuperBruut
October 2008 – Present (7 years 10 months) | Rotterdam Area, Netherlands
As freelance graphic / visual designer I mainly work on corporate Identitys and projects that are digital, like websites and apps. I've worked for several clients including: Achtung!, BBDO Impact Proximity, Mercedes Benz, Norvell Jefferson, Philips, Radboudumc, TPVision.

Visual / Graphic Designer at Premium inc.
August 2011 – February 2013 (1 year 7 months)Rotterdam Area, Netherlands
I\'ve worked on several projects for Cruyff Classics, Cruyff Sports, Kinner Italia, Robey Sneakers. Including: the brand identity and websites for Cruyff Classics & Sports, the brand website for Kinner Italia, the webshop for the Cruyff brand and the webshop for Robey sneakers.

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Recognition & Publications

Print publications
‘14     I Love Type (vol.7) : I Love Helvetica - by
‘11     I Love Type (vol.4) : I Love DIN - by
‘11     De Krooning '10 / '11 - WDKA Graduation Catalogue

‘11     Black and White Are Not Colors, Ship Of Fools - the Hague, the Netherlands
‘11     Graduation Exhibition, WDKA - Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘10     NSJ art poster exhibition, Gallery Blaak10 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘09     NSJ art poster exhibition, North Sea Jazz festival - Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Nominations and web publications 
'16     NotFound Brand Identity – Behance / Interaction – Feature
'16     M.S.A.T.A. Infographics – Behance / Graphic Design – Feature
'14     SuperBruut Site – Strangefruit – Feature
'14     Portfolio – Design In Europe – Designer Feature
'14     SuperBruut Site – CSS Winner – Nominee
'14     SuperBruut Site – CSS Reel – Nominee
’14     Free Font: FFAD Matro – Typography Served – Feature
’14     Al Arabiya Web & App Design – Web Design Served – Feature
’14     Free Font: Le Super Serif – Typography Served – Feature
’14     Cruyff Brand Identity – Branding Served  – Feature
’14     Cruyff Brand Identity – Adweek Talent Gallery – Feature
’13     Kinner Italia Fall / Winter '12 Website – Adweek Talent Gallery – Feature
’13     The Online Cruyff Store – Web Design Served – Feature
’13     The Online Cruyff Store – Adweek Talent Gallery – Feature
’13     Robey Vintage FW11 Campaign Site – Web Design Served – Feature
’13     Adobe Max App Design – App Design Served – Feature
’13     Nigeria 186 Million – Editorial Design Served – Feature
’13     Kinner Italia Spring / Summer '12 website – Web Design Served – Feature
’13     The Online Cruyff Store – Pantone Canvas Gallery – Feature
’12     Cruyff Brand Websites – We And The Color – Feature
’12     Cruyff Brand Websites – Behance – Feature
’12     Fube Identity – We And The Color – Feature
’12     Fube Website – DesignLicks – Site Of The Day
’12     Fube Website – CSS Design Awards – Nominee
’12     Fube Identity – Behance – Feature
’12     Kinner Italia Fall / Winter '12 website – Behance – Feature
’12     Robey Vintage FW11 Campaign Site – Awwwards – Honorable Mention
’11     Robey Vintage FW11 Campaign Site – DesignLicks – Site Of The Day
’11     Graduation Talent 2011 – Fontanel – Designer Feature
’11     Portfolio – WDKA Graduation Exhibition Website – Designer Feature
’11     Typecon Brand Identity – Typography Served – Feature
’10     Posters Overview : '08 - '11 – Typography Served – Feature

Additional exposure 
Abduzeedo, DesignBeep, Designify, DesignMadeInGermany, DesignSpiration, Obey Magazine,,, ShowUsYourType, Lust Nation.


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