Young Guns

Young Guns is a portfolio competition awarding creative professionals 30 years and under, including designers, illustrators, entrepreneurs, and more!

Young Guns 20 Jury

Tim Boelaars

YG10 Illustrator, Art Director


Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tim Boelaars is an illustrator, art director and graphic artist living in Amsterdam. He specialises in icon, identity, logo, and packaging design, as well as illustration and art direction. His work is recognised for its bright colours, singular line-work and geometric compositions. In his free time Tim draws inspiration from gardening, hiking, mixing electronic music, making fresh pasta and birdwatching. He was named a Young Gun by the Art Director’s Club in 2012. Tim is also the founder of Plant22, a co-working community of eight creative professionals, located in Amsterdam. He has worked with clients both large and small, such as Apple, IBM, Land Rover, National Geographic, The New Yorker, The New York Times and WeTransfer.




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