Antoni Dol

Senior Designer, Macaw

Antoni Dol is Senior Designer at Macaw since 1996. He graduated as illustrator at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie of Arts in Amsterdam, studied advertising at the Rotterdam Art Academy and was freelance illustrator for three years. From 1995 onwards, he grew as a web designer with the internet en from 1996 as a designer at Macaw. He worked for companies like KPMG, NedTrain, Wolters Kluwer, Univé Insurence, Bijenkorf Department Store,The City of The Hague, Rabobank en Microsoft in the Netherlands.

He enjoyed a Creative Excellence Award in the Web Page Awards in 2001 and the NedTrain intranet he designed, was one of the 10 best of 2005 according to the Usability expert Jakob Nielsen. Antoni is experienced in Windows Presentation Foundation since October 2006 and designed applications in WPF, among which a large administrative system and a simulation game. Antoni also writes articles for internal and external publications of Macaw, for the Dutch Software Development Network Magazine, WebDesigner Magazine and DZone. He won the second price in the Microsoft Expression Designers Contest with a Silverlight website created using Expression Design and Expression Blend. His article “Ten Silverlight 2 beta 2 gotha’s resolved” is well quoted on the internet. Antoni works with XAML in WPF and Silverlight projects on a daily basis.

Recently Antoni wrote the “Handboek XAML”, a book for students about eXtensible Application Markup Language in Dutch. ISBN10: 9059403509 | ISBN13: 9789059403505. In August 2009 the Handboek Silverlight 3 was published with the same publisher: Van Duuren Media. This book is about creating Silverlight applications from the beginning to the end, including design, production, programming and publication. The ISBN number of this book is: 978-90-5940-388-8 (9789059403888).


Contact information

  • Antoni Dol
  • 2e Boomdwarsstraat 7c
  • 1015 LJ
  • Amsterdam
  • NL