About Us

We are a creative agency that wants to be renowned for the visual impact we create for our clients. Sometimes it takes guts to make a difference, or to walk the road less travelled. Wether it’s a logo, visual identity, website, annual report, campaign, flyer, company movie, photo shoot or tailor-made art.

Our core values

We are Creative, Impactful, Daring, To the point, Professional and Passionate.  And you may check us up on this. Maestro has a different outlook on problems, and likes to come up with alternative solutions. We dare to be different in order to stand out, so we can convey our message with extra power! All roads lead to Rome, and maybe for you,  the undiscovered path is the best way to go. We would like to explore this with you!

 

ASLAN KILINGER

Creative Director

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The founder and creative director of Maestro Design & Advertising, his career in graphic design & advertising has taken him from caracas to London, Madrid, Istanbul, & Amsterdam.

aslan@maestro-dna.com

SHARON KILINGER

Managing Director

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Managing director of Maestro Design & Advertising since August 2000. After her study psychology and masters of brand management, Sharon has been dealing with client relations, brand strategy and concepting. Creative and entrepreneurial at heart, Sharon likes to challenge the clients.

sharon@maestro-dna.com

TREVOR PRICE

Creative Director

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The founder and creative director of Price Associates. His art direction for international clients including IBM, Phillips and FIFA through various agencies. His approach to design is to look at each project subjectively as one approach will not suit or be appropriate for all.

trevor@priceassoc.co.uk

Our approach

Maestro creates simple designs that have a bold impact. Maestro is the place where graphic design meets advertising.

We provide our clients with strong visual communications and powerful creative concepts. Our work is based on the philosophy that one picture says more than a thousand words; we apply this theory to all work; from visual identities to print ads, from promotional materials to exhibition, motion graphics and web design.

André Veneman

The Akzo Nobel Corporate Communications Director Corporate Social Responsibility / Health Safety Environment

"We are extremely appreciative of the work of Maestro in all the communications activities surrounding CSR. Maestro was responsible for the creation of the layout of the Internal CSR report (What's Your Point); the external report; the documentation in text and image (the CSR video and the trailer and posters). In all of this, Maestro was not only a creative and pleasant agency to work with, but also an efficient, professional and in every way reliable partner – even in the face of pressure and deadlines."

Alexander Ribbink

TomTom Chief Operating Officer

We have worked with Maestro on several communications fields ; namely defining and developing a Brand Book manual and photo imagery as well as our below-the-line and trade communications materials such as brochures and promotional product movies. During this hectic period, in Maestro, we have found a partner whose branding understanding goes beyond the task at hand, being able to assist us in building our communications strategy and creative vision in general. Maestro has been very flexible and quick in turning projects around. We have reached all our communication targets and have been very satisfied working with Maestro."

Linda Verwijs

Alex Beleggersbank Marketing Communications Manager

"We have been working with Maestro for the past year and are very satisfied with the advice and ideas they have for Alex Beleggersbank. They have done several assignments for us. Especially for our quarterly News magazine for all our clients they have professional and practical suggestions for the lay-out and photographs. Their response time is very quick."

Deborah Woods

OrbusNeich Global Marketing Communications Manager

"I can recommend Maestro to anyone who likes quality, beauty and inspiration. Maestro works dedicated and committed. They really understand the needs of the customer and deliver fast if needed. Besides that, this great organisation is built on nice people!"

Diane Proost

Kinderopvang IJSterk Communication Manager

"Maestro often thinks one step ahead. When you want to create new material or a campaign they feel the direction you want to go and can surprise you with fast, fresh and new design. They are not afraid of sharing their opinion about ideas which contributes to our way of communicating and our pr. Maestro created a great new style for our childcare, a lovely and unique style in Amsterdam!"