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I made a sketch for a painting. Inspired by a frame from the charity shop. It held a discolored print of a painting by Pieter de Hooch, A Woman Peeling Apples. I want to make a little painting for the … Continue reading
A photo sent to me by Lasut en Braun, interior architects, based in Amsterdam. An illustration of a room divider, a subject they tackle in the new magazine I am working on at the moment. They caught the … Continue reading
One of the projects saved from Shady Pines. Photographs I took on a trip to Marrakesh in 2010 – I think. Never had the time to look at them again, until now. The disk is corrupted and I could only … Continue reading
From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading
On the left from Creative Review one from a series of reissues of Russian classics, and on the right my design for the cover of a personal book. An idea that popped up when I saw the Tolstoy cover. Read … Continue reading
Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading
A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.