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Last night I stayed in a hotel in Maastricht, in the most southern area of our country, to be close to my work appointment in the morning: 8:30 am is the start of a photoshoot in Belgium, just across the … Continue reading
I took the pictures AFTER the event. I was in my room – this is a few years ago – sitting at my desk, talking on the phone. My son, who was about 11 years old at the time … Continue reading
It’s a baby blanket from the Blue Print Resort Collection by The Fabric Of Home. And stumbling upon the image I suddenly saw the canvas. These are African patterns, full of hidden meaning in symbols and designs.
An image from my archive I stumbled upon. Coincidence The upper part is a corner of my room with a friend’s painting on the wall. (It’s a picture of me and my son in an open, sun-drenched field, surrounded by … Continue reading
Another picture form back in the days when I went out with my SLR camera, and take snapshots of everyday life.
A spread from the vtwonen Color Book I did, when I was working as art director for the Dutch largest selling interior design magazine. The image on the right is by me. It caused me to leave my job in … Continue reading
Tidying up my desktop, stuff I collect, in an actual folder called DESKTOP. I just need a clean desktop to be able to concentrate when I am working. So I do pick up a lot of images, but put them … Continue reading
It’s a different kind of poetry: I stumbled upon the work of Anouschka Stokebrand. A Dutch lifestyle photographer – and weddings*, it said on the website of decor8, where I found her. Looking closely at vegetation. But with a lifestyle … Continue reading
Being a huge fan of Woody Allen’s work I could not ignore the book that’s out now: Apropos Of Nothing, his autobiography. It is on my shelf, in the corner of my eye, at the ready. Much has been said … Continue reading