Our stories

By Tim Sluis on February 1, 2022

Launching the renewed Topotijdreis

What did your city look like 50, 100 or even 200 years ago? How has it changed? Take a dive into a unique collection of maps and aerial photos of the Netherlands. We’re very happy to announce the launch of the renewed Topotijdreis.

By Tim Sluis on January 5, 2022

Our new logo

A year ago we revived Studio Wolf, today we are excited to present our new logo.

By Aljan Scholtens on November 29, 2021

Development guidelines | Podcast #003

Good to know: we talk in Dutch. This episode we will talk about our development guidelines while building Studio Wolf Maps.

By Tim Sluis on November 26, 2021

To cluster or not to cluster

Maps with many point often use clusters to show dense spots. Sometimes to the frustration of the user. When should you cluster? And what are the alternatives?

By Aljan Scholtens on November 10, 2021

Why async presentations are here to stay

For years I presented new concepts on location at the customer’s office. It often happened that I had to give the presentation several times, because someone from another department also wanted to be informed. Until 2020.

By Tim Sluis on June 24, 2021

The mental game

Are we able to do this? What if our ideas don’t work? In addition to conquering a place in a new market, you also have to conquer you own mind. A few suggestions for keeping a quiet mind in uncertain times.

By Aljan Scholtens on May 10, 2021

How habits can help a team grow in a calm way

Choose a focus, determine your habit(s) and build a system. That’s the core of starting habits. The tricky part is to keep it up, but some guidelines can help.

By Tim Sluis on April 28, 2021

Onboarding users: imagine your product as an unknown city

What is the similarity between the city and a digital product? It is difficult for new people to find their way. As a designer of digital products, it is a challenge to empathize with new users. To help yourself getting started, imagine your product as a big unknown city.

By Aljan Scholtens on April 19, 2021

Overdrive | Podcast #002

Good to know: we talk in Dutch. This episode we talk about product launches, deadlines and overdrive.

By Aljan Scholtens on March 17, 2021

Reduce map noise

Many maps suffer from noise. Too much elements are shown which does not contribute to the purpose of the map. I talk about the origin of this problem and how we can reduce the noise.

By Aljan Scholtens on March 1, 2021

Reboot a company during Covid | Podcast #001

Good to know: we talk in Dutch. This episode we will talk about reopening Studio Wolf after a five year break.

By Tim Sluis on February 18, 2021

Getting back together

Twelve years ago we started our design agency Studio Wolf. Seven years later, it came to an end. The years after teached us valuable lessons.