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Monthly Archives: February 2014
Nature in Amsterdam, and it’s all happening just around the corner 😉
As the creative head of a trend related business one has to travel and explore the unexpected to keep creative juices flowing. So. Yesterday I got in our company vehicle and went to check out the microcosmos of the Dutch … Continue reading
In school self portraits were made from magazines, collage style. Every portrait carried a name under it and a birthday, put together like a calendar wall. They may not seem very precise, rather fauve, with a lot of energy, but … Continue reading
It is a grey, wet, dull Friday morning in the city, at the end of winter, a day you would rather stay in and watch your favorite series on Netflix or cuddle up with a book and a pot of … Continue reading
Ira Glass’ video reminded me of this: One from my digital archive, a stopmotion video I did for vtwonen magazine, executed by DPPLR Amsterdam in 2011. Everything starts with an idea.
If you’re a starting creative and in doubt about the stuff you are making, this is a very sympathetic kick up the bum 😉 It’s done by Ira Glass, American public radio personality, the man behind the successful radio and … Continue reading
The other day I read an inspiring article on the start-up period of the now successful organic supermarket Marqt. How the man behind the concept, Quirijn Bolle, pulled through difficult times, holding on to his believe in an honest and … Continue reading
As a joke I tend to say I live in an archive. But is it a joke? I keep about 100 shoeboxes, boxes and folders full of ‘stuff’. On a lot of them it actually says ‘stuff’ as an index. … Continue reading
When presented with the pre-fall 2014 women’s collection from The Band Of Outsiders, I immediately loved the simple elegance and clever cuts of not-too-feminine fabric. The brand is the brainchild of L.A.-based Scott Sternberg and a merger of his former … Continue reading