About Us

BURO-GDS believes in the value of crossing different cultures and multiple points of views to create powerful visual communications.  Each project starts with a question, a conversation, and grows into beautiful experiences. To us, the success of a strong visual message is rooted in a solid concept, and flourishes with flawless execution. Our job is to define this concept with our clients and then bring it to life expertly through different media.

We make

Visual Identity

Logo Creation

Logo Updates

Graphic Guidelines

Color Palettes


Custom Typography


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Interactive Design

Web Sites

Mobile Applications


User Interfaces

Email Newsletters



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Print Design



Books, Catalogs





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Exhibition Graphics

Wayfinding Systems


Wall Graphics

Signs, Panels

Multimedia Installations


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We are


Ellen Tongzhou Devigon-Zhao 赵同舟


Born in China, grew up in New York City, and now working and living in Paris, Ellen works on identity, interactive, and print projects. She is educated at the prestigious Cooper Union School of Art in New York and École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. For the past fifteen years, she’s worked on three continents in three languages.

Ellen is interested in food, science, and art, and the possibilities of mixing the three.

Elamine Maecha


French, with roots in the Comoros Islands, Elamine is a typographer and a specialist of publication design with an emphasis on printing techniques. Elamine has worked on high profile projects in the cultural field. Elamine is educated at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Strasbourg and the Schcool of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He was also a researcher at the Atelier National de Recherches Typographiques, the only national research center for typography in France.

Elamine is passionate about teaching and the search for perfections in tangible details.

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