Moniker is an Amsterdam based studio by Luna Maurer & Roel Wouters. With Moniker, they explore characteristics of technology, and how it influences our daily lives. They are experts in participatory projects and have a warm heart for the web, film and performances. Their clients range from cultural institutions like Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and Foundation Beyeler, Basel to more technology oriented clients like the Mozilla Foundation, Unity 3D and Google. Both Luna and Roel are educators. Last decade they have been teaching at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, Yale School of Arts in New Haven, the Kabk in Den Haag and the Design Academy in Eindhoven.
Moniker has won several awards, including a British Music Video Award, a Webby, two Dutch Design Awards and the Amsterdamprijs voor de Kunst. Together with Edo Paulus and Jonathan Puckey, Moniker authored the Conditional Design Manifesto . The manifesto has been adopted by design educators al over the globe. In 2013 the Conditional Design Workbook, was published by Valiz.