The ‘crossover collective’ is a social machine that focuses on an ancient form of communication as social activity: collective embroidery. The machine was designed by Floor Nijdeken and on show during the tradeshow ShowUp, which was held in Amsterdam at the 2nd and 3th of February. Like this focus on transfering knowledge or ‘heritage’ by… Continue reading collect moments
Fotostudio De Jong is a documentary tv-program about photography. The show is presented by Wilfried de Jong, who is in this series constantly on the lookout for stories behind a photo and he gives his reflections on the images he finds. This show, which has a magazine-like format, is presented from his little photo gallery… Continue reading when time stops the image…
Wow, what a suprise that was. The‘Vlisco Unfolded’ exibition at the Dutch Design Week 2013. Since this was finally the first time I really attendended the DDW, I did decide to join the DDWbloggerstour. So glad that Ulrike sent her invitation! Besides the fact it was organised so really well by Ulrike Jurklies, Willemijn de… Continue reading showstopper
Totally in love with the ceramics designed by Alissa and Nienke. The thing I love most about these cups is the soft blended color tones on which they state on their website: ‘We love crafts, colors and cups. This is coming together in a material experiment with pigment and porcelain; a research about the flowing… Continue reading craft, colour and cups
What a great mix this combo of sports and typography. Together in this book ‘Footballtype’ designed and published by Face37 founder Rick Banks and co-authored by writer Sheridan Bird. ‘Football type is a non profit book celebrating football and typography. The book is a limited edition of 1000 with each cover hand numbered using official FAPL… Continue reading numbers
Stumbled upon this pictures by Rasmus Keger. Adding the time-typo gives so much extra info to the picture. At least that’s for me; it gets my fantasy running. Besides his impressive portfolio his blog is an absolute gem, love it.
Before 42nd Street NYC was turned around from a obscure neighborhood into a ultra-safe tourist playground. Artist Jenny Holzer temporarily put up her one-liners on the marquess, just before the old movie theaters were torn down. Couldn’t agree more with these truisms. Pictures by Don Shewey, via Interiorator
‘True identity is something known in one heart and recognized within another’ Struck by the work of Donna Verheijden at the Masterclass Exhibition of the Sandberg Institute, which had its opening last friday in Amsterdam. Her distinguished style with words, music and images makes an impressive view on today’s world.
Totally up my alley is the work of Verena Michels, shown at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Graduation Show. Just fell head over heals for her use of colour, the beautiful little book added to the garments and the feel of her sweater. The total concept behind this project is making it top-notch; experiment and research the… Continue reading mix
Every house is like a tree rooted in a global network of underground network of pipes and cables. All we communicate through those roots is converted into a language that is the same all over the world: ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange). This computer language was the first form of communication between man… Continue reading connected
White crisp silhouette of weeds make intruiging patterns at the ‘Blueware Tiles’. The dried and pressed weeds are composed between plates of glass. The plates and tiles are then exposed under ultra violet light, which develops a photogram of the weeds in an intense Prussian blue. Great project by Glithero; two dutch designers working from London.… Continue reading transfer
‘Why design’ is a video series by Herman Miller design that shows the world through the eyes of their designers and shares why they value their point of view. “At Herman Miller design is the language we use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems our customers face. The design process is a… Continue reading a dialogue
Besides the ongoing intruiging gif-magic this alphabet installation by Koen Taselaar is such a clever beauty of striking simplicity. Via visualpoetry, which gladly was introduced to me by my dear friends putgootink.
…O. Since I’ve started out this new blogpath of our design- and illustration studio this has become a place where I want to be more and do a lot more. So it’s a bit of a contradiction that i’ve been here so awfully less lately. Behind the scenes I’m busy making changes to this place,… Continue reading o…
‘Neither Here Nor There’, is another intruiging title behind yet again another striking product. This monograph by Oliver Jeffers shows his impressive fine art which is a different side to his well-known charming children’s illustrations and the best children’s picturebooks around. ‘Neither Here Nor There’ shows his interests and concerns in a direct way. As stated over… Continue reading straying