• When did you get started?
Toko was established in 2001 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and is now operating out of Surry Hills, Sydney, where it relocated in the beginning of 2006 to pursuit new (geo)graphic adventures.
• What about the name?
The name Toko has a strong Dutch-Asian historical background and is common Dutch slang for "shop".
• What do you do?
Toko is a multidisciplinary design studio with the emphasis on print design.
What more do we do; signage and environmental graphics, editorial, book and magazine design, identity and concept design, poster, flyer and invitation design, music and fashion related design and more...
• How can you describe your intervention area?
We would like to maintain our intervention area as broad as possible because every field has it's own unique set of opportunities for interesting and challenging outcomes.
• What place does typography take into your work?
Typography plays a significant role in our work. If possible we like to experiment with it or create an unique typeface per project. Typography is much more then just getting information across.
• Favorite cocktail?
The mix of creativity and a down to earth approach.
(Taken from TOKO's Website)
(TOKO's "CODE" above, for Final Exam).