Hallo! 👋 My name is Sven, a passionate designer from Rotterdam 🇳🇱 and graduate of a Master’s degree in Graphic Branding and Identity at the London College of Communication. I have about five years experience in the fields of branding, typography, digital and editorial design and currently work at forpeople in London.

Besides design I’m also a keen photographer fascinated by cities. There’s a few series up on my Photo page – with more to come soon.


forpeople, London, UK
Designer (2018-present)

Ascend Studio, London, UK
Designer (2014-2018)

Quest Media, Rotterdam, NL
Graphic Designer & Photographer (2012)


London College of Communication
MA Graphic Branding and Identity (2013)

University of the West of England, Bristol
Exchange Programme (2009)

Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
BDes Graphic Design (2007-2012)

Im always open to new opportunities. Get in touch via email or find me on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. Thanks for watching ✌️


WordPress theme – Semplice
Photography – Tom Campbell, Tom Hartford and myself
All work © 2018 Ascend Studio / Sven Zijderveld


I like to travel.
That’s me spotted in New York with a popsicle.
I’m usually behind the camera though.