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Category Archives: Illustration
A page I made for a client, to go in the store magazine, illustrating the art on sale. Over the sofa art.
An enlarged note from a sketch I did for a magazine lay-out yesterday. It sums up a day of many images.
Today I had a closer look at Handjob, a book about handmade typography, curated by Mike Perry. I just l o v e wonky letters drawn by hand, ideally expressing original thoughts. It’s refreshing to see all of this was … Continue reading
The oldest winery was found in Armenia, dating to around 4000 BC. The earliest archeological evidence for a dominant position of wine-making in human culture dates from 8,000 years ago in Georgia. The illustrations are from my mother’s wine atlas, published … Continue reading
A collage of record sleeves by Jigal Krant was used to illustrate an article related to the past and future of paper on Monsterkamer.nl. (Monsterkamer means and actually is a sample room for paper, a place in Amsterdam Oost where graphic designers can go for a … Continue reading
you will l o v e the work of Caroline Harper! Art director and set dresser by profession –Turner, the film, being one of her projects- Harper was blown away by the art of map making, and inspired by the work … Continue reading
Que sera sera, what ever will be will be… but (!) if you would like to have a peek, know what the future may hold, you can now order your forecast for 2016 by zodiac sign, carefully written by Astrologyzone’s Susan Miller. … Continue reading
14 inspiring individuals who’ve embraced a new vocation later in life. Great! In a twist on their annual Bright Young Things campaign, Selfridges is celebrating the retirement renaissance. Read the stories of these Bright Old Things, 14 inspiring personalities who rebooted their … Continue reading