Dirk Behage, France (2010)
Dirk Behage studied Fine Art and Design in the Netherlands. Since his move to Paris in 1987, he co-founded Atelier de Création Graphique with Pierre Bernard in 1989, followed by co-founding Atelier ter Bekke & Behage with Evelyn ter Bekke in 1997. Some of his notable works include the identities for Louvre Museum and National Parks of France. Behage has taught at the EnsAD Paris since 1991 and participated in numerous international events.
Atelier ter Bekke & Behage has produced much work for the public domain in France for two decades, with a strong focus on the cultural sector in fields such as visual identity, signage systems, editorial and poster design. Notable works include identity designs for the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, La Colline-théâtre national, Odéon-Theatre de l’Europe, Musée National de Préhistoire in the Dordogne, Musée National de la porcelaine Adrien Dubouché in Limoges.
Their work is found in public collections including Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Museum für Gestaltung Zürich.