Michiel (1984) is a multidisciplinary creative, specialized in the fields of portrait- and still photography, directing, podcasts, art-direction, and even writing children’s books.
Graduated at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.
Observing Michiel’s work is stepping into a cinematic universe. Every composition he shoots is meticulously stylized; all elements carefully placed to imbue the viewer with a sense of wonder. Reminiscent of classic films and modern art, his images are colorful, graphic, and humorous in tone. Michiel’s neatly crafted scenes are often bold and vibrant, resulting in truly eye-catching images. Whether his subject is a still life, portrait or an animation, his work will definitely leave a lasting impression.
Created for: Adidas, Ankorstore, The Avocado Show, ANWB, ASN bank, De Bijenkorf, Bol.com, Booking.com, Consumentenbond, Douwe Egberts, FRAME, Gemeente Amsterdam, Hallmark, HEMA, HKU, Hunkemöller, ICS, IKEA, Literatuurmuseum, Mercure, Miffy Museum, National Opera & Ballet, NEMO Science Museum, Nivea, Het Parool, Peaks, Rabobank, Ritter Sport, Roche, Shimano, The Telegraph, Unilever, VPRO, De Volkskrant, Zilveren Kruis.
Created with: 180 Amsterdam, Airport, AMV BBDO, Ape to Zebra, Boomerang, Colourcake, DEPT, DieTwee, Dumbar, Fabrique, Fitzroy, Greenberry, Havas Lemz, Hey Honey, Iris Worldwide, KesselsKramer, Kummer & Herrman, MediaMonks, Moan, Morrow, TBWA/NEBOKO, Today, Truman, Vandejong, Verve.