Moving Energy

Title Harmen Moving Arnhem Energy
Year 2017
Technique Screenprint
Size 125 x 233 mm
Colour silver + fluo yellow
Printing HL at Kees Maas zeefdruk, Ruinen
Edition 300 cards

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December 18th, 2017
, Posted in Print

9 Km

Seen cycling down a dike road at the river Nederrijn, close to Driel, the Netherlands.





September 26th, 2017
, Posted in On The Road

M is for Manual

M is for Manual, print 1 of 3.

Title M is for Manual, as part of the ongoing Grind the Gap project
Year 2017
Organized by Plaatsmaken
Technique Photopolymer plate etching
Size A4
Printing with Laura Casas Valle at Plaatsmaken
Edition 3 copies of each 3 designs

Graphic Matters festival Breda, September 22 – October 22, 2017.
Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven October 21 -29, 2017.

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September 22nd, 2017
, Posted in Print

April 27th.


365 + 1 Dutch graphic designers, type designers & illustrators (including me), plus 13 printers and binders together made this monumental black and white calenderbook.

Order your copy from Stichting Print.

September 9th, 2017
, Posted in Print

Netherlands World Heritage Coins


Project Netherlands World Heritage Coins – proposal
Year 2017
Client Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (Royal Dutch Mint)

Together with 9 other designers and artists, I was selected to design 2 coins that are going to be part of an ongoing series on UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Netherlands: historic polder De Beemster and former island Schokland.

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September 6th, 2017
, Posted in Other

Copper Cutie


Moving across a concrete cycling path, Hoge Veluwe National Park, the Netherlands.

The Anguis fragilis, or slow worm (hazelworm) is a common sighting in this neck of the woods. It’s not a snake, but a legless lizard. They like to warm themselves on the surface of concrete or asphalt roads. This copper cutie was ‘stimulated’ to get off the path and live instead of being run over by less observant cyclists…


July 8th, 2017
, Posted in In The Wild

Grind the Gap Screenprinting

Still from project video (image Maurice van Brummelen, Plaatsmaken).

On June 14 and 15, I conducted a two day screenprinting masterclass as part of the Grind the Gap project at Plaatsmaken, together with Plaatsmaken’s masterprinter Mars Wellink. Participants: Amy Whittle, Barry van der Reijt, Nick Liefhebber, RAW Color and Viktor Hachmang.

Watch Grind the Gap project video here.

June 14th, 2017
, Posted in Workshops

De Grote Kunst Show


On stage with wonderful Flemish presentator Katrijn Van Bouwel at De Grote Kunst Show at Leidsche Schouwburg, June 11th. Photography Maarten Nauw.

Talking about Untitled (1990), an early painting by Jan van der Ploeg from the collection of Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden.

De Grote Kunst Show is organised & curated by Nina Folkersma & Johan Idema.

Nice to be back at the theatre after some time!


June 11th, 2017
, Posted in Shows/Installations

Parking left

Seen biking next to Apeldoorns kanaal, close to Eerbeek, the Netherlands.

June 5th, 2017
, Posted in On The Road

70 years of Dutch stamps at Rijksmuseum


Kind en Computer stamps (The Child and the Computer) by Golden Masters (2001), alongide with Kind en Kleur (The Child and Color, 2002) by Jan Bons (below).

70 jaar Nederlandse postzegels (70 years of Dutch stamps) in het Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, April 26 – November 6, 2017.

From the collection of the Museum of Communication, curated by Mr. Julius Vermeulen.


April 26th, 2017
, Posted in Shows/Installations