design // Emma, Muse of Design Thinking
Inspired by the illustrations of Alphonse Mucha, I created my own muse, Emma. Emma helps me to bring a sense of blooming into visual design since 2002.
design // Wall tapestry printed with a Corn daisy
While searching for a way to create a wall decoration, I looked at various media: canvas printing, wood printing… I decided to go for tapestry printing.
textile // Triaxial weaving
I was wondering what happens when you add a third layer to a weaving pattern. It turned out I am not only who had that thought. It is called triaxial weaving.
textile // Weaving with fabric strips
When I think about kindergarten, I remember having fun with weaving colourful paper strips. I used this easy-to-do technique to create a unique pillow cover.
painting // Fabric // Pink Rose
Creating a pink rose on 100% cotton unbleached fabric with posterpaint and textile medium.
painting // Wood panel // Pink Rose
Third wood panel painting with Creall pearl mix, poster paint and oil painting to create a vintage look and feel.
travelling // Zierikzee, a small harbour town in Zeeland
With its many impressive historic buildings, Zierikzee is in the top 10 of monumental towns of the Netherlands. A perfect town for a stroll through history.
travelling // Feel the ferocious waves of the North Sea
How I love to watch and listen to the waves of the North Sea when visiting the extensive beach at Vrouwenpolder in Zeeland during a spell of bad weather.
post // How Elodie Heloise expresses her dismay at plastic pollution
Besides sharing her amazing stories, writer Elodie Heloise creates colourful assemblage artworks of collected plastic waste washed up on the beaches of Curaçao.
post // The artwork of Studio Noors shares a story of family ties and homeliness
Studio Noors is founded by Dutch designer and illustrator Noortje Nieuwkoop. Besides pretty postcards Studio Noors designs extraordinary crockery and T-shirts.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas candle
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas candle was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a candle holder
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a candle holder was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
photography // Stone craftsmen at work
Stone craftsmen at work, polishing stone by hand at the workshop of Stone Natural Class in Reusel, The Netherlands.
photography // Stone products
Photographs of product samples of natural stone, taken in the showroom of Stone Natural Class in Reusel.