Nieuwpoortkade 2a–117
1055RX, Amsterdam

Laura Pappa is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam. She has graduated from the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem. Together with Elisabeth Klement she runs Asterisk Summer School (, an annual summer programme based in Tallinn centred around the various forms and practices related to graphic design. Her recent self-initiated projects include publication series ‘Exercises in Practical Mischievery’ (Speculative Press) and workshop model Articulation Convention. She often collaborates with other designers, among them Karlis Krecers, Elisabeth Klement and Lotte Schröder.


  • Facing Value: Radical Perspectives from the Arts. Valiz/Stroom Den Haag. Book. (Upcoming)
  • Kunstverein Toronto. Website and identity, 2014–ongoing.


  • Collection/Correction. Andrew James Paterson. Kunstverein Toronto/Mousse Publishing. Artist’s book.
  • The Institute of Things to Come. Turin. Website and identity.
  • The Baltic Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Exhibition identity.
  • K.g. Guttmann, It’s like hammering into nothing when I speak it…, Artist’s book.


  • Rotterdamse Innovatiemarkt. Het Nieuwe Instituut. Exhibition identity.
  • Maryse Larivière, Where Wild Flowers Grow. Kunstverein Toronto. Book.
  • Architect Roman Koolmar. Museum of Estonian Architecture. Exhibition identity and catalog.
  • Publishing Class. Dutch Art Institute and Casco. Website and identity.
  • Symposium Coming Across. Website and identity.
  • Marianna Maruyama and Frank Koolen, All We Can Do Is What We’re Actually Doing Already. PAKT. Publication.
  • E nagu Eesti. Eesti keele õpik algajatele. Kiri-Mari Publishing. Study book. 2012–2015.


  • Carlos Amorales, Never Say in Private What You Won’t Say in Public. Onestar Press. Artist’s book.
  • Inventing Futures: Doing and thinking artistic research with(in) the Master of Choreography Programme of ArtEZ. ArtEZ Press. Book.
  • Raphaël Julliard, The Big Picture. Villa du Parc, Sémiose éditions, JAWS. Artist’s book.
  • SOCIALDESIGNFORWICKEDPROBLEMS. Het Nieuwe Instituut, Stichting Doen. Book.
  • Publishing Class Kiosk. Dutch Art Institute and Casco. Poster.
  • Kara Hamilton, project Old Gold. Website, 2014–, in progress.

Photos: Rebecca Bowing, Rudy Guedj, Bardhi Haliti, Kara Hamilton, Sanne Kabalt, Karlis Krecers, Petra van Ree, Ingel Vaikla, Rémy-Alban Valton
Website: Ranno Ait