Florian Jakober is one half of Afrika, a Swiss design studio he founded in 2011 with Michael Zehnder. After earning his Bachelor Degree in Visual Communication in Zurich and Rotterdam in 2009, he gained work experience with leading international design studios, such as Graphic Thought Facility in London and HI in Lucerne. Whilst mainly working in the field of Graphic Design and Type Design, Afrika constantly expands it’s boundaries to new fields like Art Direction, Textile Design and Programming. Collaborating today as design partners in projects with both Swiss and international clients, they have so far worked with Holzer Kobler Architects, Gigon Guyer Architekten, Jakob/Jakob NY, Studio Omar Sosa, Musée Visionnaire, Edition Patrick Frey, Swisscom, and many more.
Course: Design Entrepreneurship (MA Design)