BALLYHOO was founded by Leen De Smedt. Leen is an artist and graphic designer, based in Aalst, Belgium.

BALLYHOO was nominated for the Flemish ‘DotCulture Award‘ in 2003 for the designs Vive la Nourriture!

Projects of BALLYHOO, for clients such as, Steunpunt GOK, Minister Peter Vanvelthoven, are described in the publications of the ‘Webdesign Index’, editions 03, 04 and 06 / by PepinPress, The Netherlands.

Definition of BALLYHOO

bal·​ly·​hoo | \ ˈba-lē-ˌhü
1 : A noisy attention-getting demonstration or talk
2 : flamboyant, exaggerated, or sensational promotion or publicity
3 : excited commotion

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”