About

Marivo, Creative Dept. is a small design studio founded in 2010 by Marko Jovanovac. We are focused on art direction, illustration & typography. 2018 we merged with Symbol.

Marko graduated from School of design in Zagreb. Specialized Typeface design at Cooper Union, Type@Cooper, NY under mentorship from Sumner Stone, Sara Soskolne and Ewan Clayton.

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Satisfied clients

Zagrebačka pivovara Franck
Konzum Mlinar
Genera Osijek Software City
Zweikraft Mozaik knjiga
Children Theatre Osijek Croatian National Theatre Osijek
UNIMA Croatia Croatian centre Assitej
Museum of Fine Arts Osijek Ludvig&Ludvig
Avenue Mall CityCenterOne
AMEC Rijekatekstil Faculty of Law Osijek
Academy of Fine Arts Osijek Respect-ing
Ljekarne Tripolski Croatian Triathlon federation
Scripta Gaming Storm Inc.
Zaklada Slagalica

Lectures & workshops

2018 Typography: Choosing through licensing DDA
2017 Typography: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow DDA
Designing from Croatia with Love SCETC
2016 Type-revival Workshop MSO
Type on Web and off Web Obris / Gauss
Fontastic Lecture KulenDayz
Ligature Workshop TYPO Berlin
2015 Introduction to development of Digital typeface Osijek software city
Graphic design I, II, III, IV University of Fine Arts
2014 Graphic design I, II, III, IV University of Fine Arts
2013 Graphic design II, IV University of Fine Arts
Panona Design Workshop III Slap
2012 Panona Design Workshop I, II Slap

Awards & Recognitions

2012 Magdalena festival — Print ad category — Finalist
2011 Terraneo poster competition — 1 of 12 chosen equal awarded posters
2010 Lice knjige / Face of a Book — Finalist
Libertas Film Festival: Promo commercial — 2nd place
2009 Dot: short-video for design studio 321 — 1st place
Cover for RE magazine — 1st place
2007 Isover Multi-comfort House — 3rd place
2006 Magdalena festival — By Bus to town: Design brief — Finalist

Publications

2014 1314 Review of Croatian Design: exhibition publication
2012 23. Slavonski biennale: exhibition publication
Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design
International Design Yearbook 2011
Design and Design: The Book of the Year Volume Four
2010 Common Interest: Documents, Index book publisher
0910 Review of Croatian Design: exhibition publication
3rd Croatian biennial of Illustration: exhibition publication
2009 0708 Review of Croatian Design: exhibition publication

Exhibitions

2017 Best Book Design from all over the World — Leipzig — Germany
Book Art International — Frankfurt — Germany
Designing from Croatia with Love — Deyang — PR China
2014 1314 Review of Croatian Design — Zagreb — Croatia
2012 23. Slavonian Biennial — Osijek — Croatia
Magdalena Festival — Maribor — Slovenia
Inclusive Design Workshop — Osijek — Croatia
Best Book Design from all over the World — Leipzig — Germany
Book Art International — Frankfurt — Germany
2011 7th Annual International Typography Poster — Asma Ul Husna Iran
2010 0910 Review of Croatian Design — Zagreb — Croatia
Day D — Zagreb — Croatia
3rd Croatian biennial of Illustration — Zagreb — Croatia
2009 Annual Exhibition at School of Design — Zagreb — Croatia
2008 Annual Exhibition at School of Design — Zagreb — Croatia
Design against Fur — Zagreb — Croatia
0708 Review of Croatian Design — Zagreb — Croatia

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