Zhizhong Keene is an Amsterdam based designer & Illustrator. Mixing traditional and new media practices of print design, coding and digital illustrating. With an interest in the visual language of cartoons and animation, Keene explores how their elements such as panels, sequences, exclamations and narrative structures can be applied across different surfaces & spaces.
A Place in the Woods (2022)
A Place in the Woods
Owl mascot and arrow signage for a group exhibition in Karlsruhe (DE)
Take the elevator (2022- Ongoing)
Take The Elevator website
Interactive website for Beursschouwburg (BE) in collaboration with
Laila Saber Rodriguez (2022)
Laila Saber Rodriguez
Logo and website
Maybe but yes (2021)
Visual research on the Instagram drawing tool.
Asian Movie Night (2021 - Ongoing)
Asian Movie Night
Movie poster for Asian Movie Night
Nail It (2021)
Nail it - Angelica Falkeling
Nail It! A part of a small exhibition of Emotional Channel goes solo by Angelic Falkeling and Anna Luczak at Upominki in Rotterdam.
New eyes (2019)
Dingbat typeface inspired on manga eyes and their emotions
Education: Graphic Design @ Artez Arnhem – Programming @ University of Amsterdam.
Additional: Participant Designalism Newsroom 2022 @ ACED –
Interview by Rawaad Baaklini w/ Shiyun Deng 2020