“Maartje has extensive knowledge and is very precise. She has saved us several times from publishing a mistake in our magazine. She is a nice person to work with.”
Evelyn van Eck, image editor, Quest Magazine Specials.
Medical Visuals produces medical scientific visualizations mainly distinguished by a clear, concise style. The strength of Medical Visuals is to translate complex issues onto a communicative and accessible image, without doing violence to reality.
Additionally Medical Visuals is distinctive in customer focus, short term delivery, experience and several digital techniques. Depending on the contract and the nature of the information we work with various styles that result in Graphic Illustrations, Graphic Plastic images & 3D visuals and 3D animations.
The clients include the Dutch Journal of Medicine, the Dutch College of General Practitioners, Quest Magazine, many Universities and Hospitals, the Academic Centre of Dentistry, Veterinary Institutions, different Educational Publishers and brain researcher and neurologist Dick Swaab.
The driving force behind Medical Visuals is Medical & Scientific visualizer Maartje Kunen. She graduated Cum Laude from the Post Graduated Course in Scientific Illustration: part of the Academy of Fine Arts and the Faculty of Medicine of Maastricht University. Her fascination for biomedical subject matter results that she is always alert to new developments in this field.
After graduation Maartje Kunen worked at the “Vrije Universiteit” in Amsterdam as a medical illustrator from 2003 until 2008. In addition, she also worked as a freelance Medical & Scientific visualizer. From 2008 until now she works as a full time Medical & Scientific visualizer in her own company. The studio is located in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Maartje Kunen is a member of the Professional Association of Dutch Designers: BNO and the Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques: AEIMS