Anton and Irene are team of UX and Design leads (form of Fantasy Interactive). Anton & Irene are in the process of opening their new studio in Brooklyn. In addition to launching premium web and app experiences for clients like Wacom, USA Today, EA, HTC, Google, Nickelodeon, FOX, Verizon, BBC and Red Bull, they are world renowned speakers who travel internationally for OFFF and FITC, Adobe, Generate, Cannes Lions, Hyper Island, SXSW, and many others.
They are known for speaking candidly explaining their process and the biggest failures and f*ck ups in their careers and share their lessons learned.
A recipient of the prestigious Red Dot “Best of the Best” award, Anton Repponen is a highly influential designer in the digital creative industry. As Creative Director, Anton was responsible for delivering creative solutions for clients such as Google, Wacom, USA Today, HTC, Nickelodeon, Porsche and SAS. His work has been published in Fast Company and Taschen’s Internet Case Study Book and he has led workshops at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Hyper Island in Sweden. Anton studied Architecture at Tallinn College of Engineering in Estonia and currently resides in Brooklyn.
Originally from Amsterdam, she currently lives in Brooklyn, is a Scandinavian sweater and mid-century furniture enthusiast, and commutes by bike to work everyday. As User Experience Director, Irene is responsible for translating business requirements into intuitive interactive solutions. She has led the strategy and UX initiatives for clients including Wacom, USA Today, EA, HTC, Google, Nickelodeon, FOX, Verizon, BBC and Red Bull. Her personal projects have been displayed in design conferences and festivals in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Paris, New York, Singapore and Tegucigualpa. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Atlanta and a Master of Science in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in New York.
Interview about the direction for "Anton & Irene" — AIGA Eye on Design
Interview about the art of great user experience — Creative Bloq
Interview about work and the design process (ES) — The Creative Riot
Registration and mingling time starts at 6pm. Speakers take the stage at 7pm.
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