Mireille Burkhardt
Owner & Creative Director
Mireille grew up in Zürich, immersed in design and craft at her family’s Swiss bookbindery Bubu. She founded BOB in 2002 after studying graphic design at Kingston University and Hongik University in Seoul. Guest lecturing in graphics at both Kingston and Central Saint Martins, she is also the co-founder of Bob Books, an online photobook producer and publisher.
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Aaron Merrigan
Born in Orsett, Aaron joined BOB in 2012 after studying graphic design at Kingston University. Aaron also returns as a visiting lecturer on the graphic design course at Kingston.
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Marta Puchala
Senior Designer
Born in Bydgoszcz, Marta studied at the Leon Wyczólkowski School of Art and London College of Communication. Before joining BOB she worked with Praline, Pentagram and Wolff Olins and has participated in typography workshops with Eike König, Fraser Muggeridge and Armand Mavis.
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Francisco Santamouris
Born in Brussels, Francisco completed Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in typography at La Cambre as well as studying creative direction
at London College of Fashion. Before joining BOB, Francisco worked with Accept & Proceed and has participated in workshops with Karel Martens, OrType and La Perruque.
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Kieran O’Connor
Consulting Creative Director
Born in London, Kieran co-founded BOB in 2002 after studying graphic design at Kingston School of Art, Hongik University and HGK Basel. In addition to his role at BOB, Kieran has worked in education since 2005. He taught on Kingston’s BA Graphics course for a decade before working across this university’s design departments as a school director. Since 2018 he has been developing a new form of MA with students and staff at Camberwell and Chelsea Colleges of Art.
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Stéphanie Amstutz
Account Manager
Born in Zürich, Stéphanie joined BOB in 2014 as an Account Manager. She got to know BOB over six years as our client, first in her marketing role at Candrian Catering and then as a member of the management team at USP. She is based in Zürich and is our main point of contact for clients across Switzerland.
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