10 commandments for diplomacy

KEEPING THE GHOSTS OF THE PAST AT BAY?


A toolkit to prevent conflict in the 21th century

European Institute of Peace

EIP 10 commandments for preventive diplomacy


A light-hearted illustrated toolkit on a very serious matter: practical tips for diplomats on how to apply the principles of preventive diplomacy to avert tension and conflict among state and non-state actors.

 

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Visual communication Demfest 2019

CELEBRATING EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY


Visual communication for Democracy Alive festival 2019 on the island of Texel

European Movement International

Design and roll-out of festival tools


European Movement international commissioned Hearts&Minds with the creation and production of a series of communication tools for the Democracy Alive festival on the Dutch island of Texel (11 to 14 April). "Make it fun and colourful. And stormproof, please!";)

 

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Flanders is international

SMALL REGION, BROAD HORIZONS


'Flanders is international' publication

Departement Buitenlandse Zaken

Presenting Flanders region abroad


Hearts and Minds took care of the copywriting, design and production of a general presentation brochure (52p) for the Flemish governments' Department of Foreign Affairs. A concise overview of Flemish foreign affairs work ranging from tourism cooperation over aid to development projects to international trade agreements.

 

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Sharing Europe identity

TIME FOR A REDESIGN, EUROPE?


Creation of the Sharing Europe identity

European Movement International

EMI Congress identity to mark the 70th anniversary of the Hague Congress 1948


Hearts&Minds designed the logo and the identity for the Sharing Europe event, hosted by the European Movement International and the City of the Hague in May 2018. Bringing the colours back into the European project!

 

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The Climate Urgency

THE CLIMATE URGENCY


Setting sail for a new paradigm?

CIDSE

CIDSE report on global 1,5°C target


In the runup to the Poland climate conference of december 2018, this CIDSE report aims to explore how a fundamental paradigm shift in our food and energy systems could greatly contribute to limit the rise in average global temperature to 1.5°C. Let's not give up the fight!

 

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Design of the ‘Grand Bargain’ website

FOSTERING AID EFFECTIVENESS


Website helps NGOs to perform better

VOICE

Design of the ‘Grand Bargain’ website


The Grand Bargain is a UN and EU-initiated project to increase performance and effectiveness of humanitarian aid and emergency relief. The idea is to cut back on the backroom activities of NGOs: doing more for people in need with the same budget. The Grand Bargain identified 10 ‘workstreams’ or guiding principles to make this happen. With this website, that we designed for NGOVoice in cooperation with the Belgian Aid to Development Agency, staff from the NGO workfield can learn about the Grand Bargain good practices and share their experience by uploading their own project: https://www.grandbargain4ngos.org

 

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Making cities. Visions for an urban future.

VISIONS FOR AN URBAN FUTURE.


30 views on the future of European cities.

EUROCITIES

Making cities publication


This is a collection of thought-provoking essays contributed by the next generation of urban experts, aged between 25 and 30 - academics, journalists, architects and urbanists. Hearts & Minds designed and produced the book for Eurocities. The contributions combine sweeping imagination with the ability to envisage practical solutions for the future of our cities.

 

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Custom infographics on water use

VISUALIZING THE WATER CYCLE


Infographics on water use and reuse

EurEAU

Infographics water use EUREAU


Design of custom infographics on the water cycle, the drinking water cycle and the sewage treatment cycle. For use in web and print.

 

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Hearts & Minds

HEARTS & MINDS Hearts & Minds

Hearts & Minds is a Brussels-based communication and graphic design agency with a firm focus on European and international affairs. Basing ourselves on your content and your goals, it is our passion to shape your message and trigger the right action.

Branding, campaigns, identities, publications for print or web? Of course, we have the complete toolbox.

Yet with an understanding of and interest in the topics that drive the international agenda, we can really make the difference to help you win the hearts and reach the minds of your target audiences.

We work for NGO's, European associations, institutions and consortia.

SERVICES Hearts & Minds

Hearts & Minds offers:

  • Design of brochures, publications, identities, campaigns, websites, print jobs and infographics 
  • Hands-on project management from briefing to delivery. 
  • A team of visual communication professionals with a complete skillset for web, print and creative.
  • A trusted network of outstanding suppliers in Brussels and beyond. 
  • Good analytical skills and a keen interest in current international policy trends.
  • A compact team with short communication lines, fast turnaround and reasonable prices. 

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Have a look at some of our projects:

CHRISTOPH

PROJECT MANAGER

Follows your project from price offer to delivery and is your main point of contact. Passionate about international relations, knows the ins and outs of EU and international affairs. A keen eye for design combined with planning skills and a knack for world politics (and the Dolomites).

EMMANUEL

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Designs identities, logos, publications for web and print. Master of Visual arts and over 10 years experience in EU affairs communication as freelance and with different agencies. If he's not reachable, he might be out with his new bike trying to beat his own distance record!

DEBBY

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

Creates custom illustrations, logos and identities, pictograms, infographics in a variety of different styles and with one thing in common: always smack-on brief. Hands-on and goal-oriented. Has degrees in journalism, graphic design and scuba-diving.

JULIEN

WEBDESIGNER

Designs and integrates templates for websites and apps. Keeps a close eye on UI/UX, executing all visual design stages from concept to engineering to final sign-off. His goal is to provide professional and high quality projects for total client satisfaction. European comic obsessive.

SARAH

ILLUSTRATOR

Creates illustrations, icons, comics and infographics. Has a degree in Comic and Graphic design and is a great visual storyteller. She masters different design programs but always starts out her ideas and sketches on paper. When not working, you can find her travelling the lesser explored corners of the world.

PHILIP

COPYWRITER / EDITOR

Writes crystal clear English copy to explain, persuade and build relationships. Strong on ideas, his work is just as effective whether it's for the European Commission or for one of Europe's leading brands. His copywriting has won awards in Paris, London, Sydney and New York.