The life of an architect


Mike Hermans (┬░Antwerp 1971), pseudonym Maaik, has been an architect since 1997 and is a cartoonist for newspapers, magazines and companies... His strip "arch." is published worldwide in architecture media in several languages. Seven cartoon collection books have been published to date.


Maaik is a creative braindog: architect, designer, cartoonist, illustrator, animator, storyboard-artist, character designer, concept artist, artist, writer...


Eva Koninckx (┬░Antwerp 1972) is Maaiks loving wife and has been his partner in humor crime since the very beginning. She is a graphic design artist, ceramist, animator and a CAD designer.

editor / translator

Virginia Tanzmann is an architect, textile maker, editor/publicist, hybrid car early adopter, scooter driver, and mental health advocate.  She and her husband, architect/artist/author Carlton Davis, live in Pasadena, California.