‘In his work, Idris van Heffen (1985) reduces visuals to simple lines, shapes and colours. His designs are abstract, yet expressive. A creative with a love for omitting details and an enthousiasm for mystery and optimism.


Idris van Heffen is an illustrator who finds inspiration in the intersection of science fiction and utopian ideals. His passion for creating new worlds through his art is evident in his unique approach to design. Everything is meticulously placed and arranged so it has function and maintains its own aesthetic worth. 
As such he uses a mix of traditional and digital techniques to achieve a dreamlike quality in his work. Idris is particularly drawn to the possibilities of a better future and often explores themes of unity, cooperation, and the potential of technology to create a more harmonious world. Traits that make him a amazing creative spirit to watch or work with.

IMPACT PROJECTS 

EXO.STUDIO
Role - Owner & Art Director
2023 - Present

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Outsiders
Role - Owner & Art Director
2020

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Makii - Animal Parade
Role - Owner & Production
2020-2022

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The Elephant Story - UN
Role - Illustrator
2021

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Expat Valley
Role - Art Director
2019 - Present

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Litoraal
Role - Volunteer
2018 - Present

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SELECTED CLIENTS (A~Z)

Alfredo Gonzales
BUCK
CitizenM
DFNS
Ey!
Follow the Money
Giraffe Coffee
JOGG
Juni.co
Lumar
NRC
Picnic
Rijkswaterstaat
San Pellegrino
Soho House Amsterdam
South Pole
Squla
Trouw
Uitgeverij Bruna
UWV
Valamis
Verve
Voicebooking
Wageningen University
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