Anne Miltenburg (1981) is the founder of The Brandling. She has lived and worked in places as diverse as Paris, Bamako, Seoul, Lusaka and Riyadh.  She suffers from a rare condition named fernweh; the longing to be away from home. 


Besides her work as The Brandling, Anne is the founder of Designistan, which develops content, events and programs around design and creativity across the globe. 

Before setting out on her own in 2012, Anne worked with several internationally renown agencies as a designer at Studio Dumbar, strategist at Lava, representative for Studio Dumbar to Korea and creative director at Interbrand.

She is currently faculty of the Amani Institute in Nairobi and a mentor to the Demeter Network, an entrepreneurs support network created to enable entrepreneurs to build successful businesses that create and share value in low-income countries. 


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