Mischa Appel is a Dutch graphic and editorial designer living and working in Utrecht (NL). In the summer of 2018 he graduated from the University of the Arts Utrecht with a BA in Graphic Design. In 2020 he co-founded Graphic Design studio HouseTMM. HouseTMM creates engaging work across digital and physical media through an informed approach to graphic design, branding, art-direction and editorial design.

In addition to his activities at HouseTMM he’s a lecturer in typography and graphic design at the Graphic Design department of the University of the Arts Utrecht. Next to this he is a founding partner of WHATCHAMACALLIT, an Utrecht-based collective where art, design and experience intertwine.

His visual approach is characterized by the use of a bold graphic language that is grounded in layered and geometric compositions, use of colour and analog printing techniques such as screen- and Riso printing. His work is richly influenced by the Dutch traditions in Graphic Design. For autonomous inquiries mail mischadanielappel@gmail.com, for business inquiries mail mischa@housetmm.com.

Publications and press include the GDFS 2019 Poster Book & Exhibition (1), It’s Nice That (2), Printed Pages AW18 (3), BNO Pioniers ‘18 (4)Fontanel Dutch Design Talents 2018 (5) and It’s Nice That (6).

Clients include &Walsh, Centraal Museum Utrecht, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, EKKO, the University of the Arts Utrecht, Le Guess Who?, MacGuffin Magazine, Rijksoverheid, Somesuch, The Spice Girls, Tivoli Vredenburg and the VPRO.