KESSELS-KRAMER(A GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO’VE NEVER HEARD OF US).
Advertising For People Who Don’t Like Advertising was initiated by a group of creative people working from a church in Amsterdam.
The church features original stained-glass windows, an exquisite marble altar and (for reasons best left unexplained) a gigantic wooden fortress where the pews should be. Once the chapel for a local order of nuns, it is now the home of a communications agency called Kessels-Kramer. fig. 02
KK was founded by an art director/ copywriter team, after they’d been fired from a prestigious London agency. Frustrated by the politics, slow production schedules and routine of large agency life, Johan Kramer and Erik Kessels aimed to create a less structured, more prolific ...