Mathias Schweizer – Polymorf ontwerper

Chocomont melts in your face…

Mathias Schweizer – Polymorf ontwerper

Studio visit & Interview
Text (in Dutch) Harmen Liemburg for Items 6/2007

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December 1st, 2007
, Posted in Interviews by

Hodi Mihi, Cras Tibi

Title Hodi Mihi, Cras Tibi
Year 2007
Client Lava
Size Pagesize W 24 x H 31,5 cm
Technique 2 colour screenprint on 120 grams/m2 black Butterly paper (Grafisch Papier)
Print Peter Hendrikse Zeefdruk, De Meern
Edition 5000

Contribution to Grafisch Nederland 2008, a joint annual effort by Dutch printers and binders. Organised and published by Grafische Cultuurstichting.

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November 1st, 2007
, Posted in Publications

Contemporary Graphic Design

Work featured in Contemporary Graphic Design.
Written and compiled by Charlotte & Peter Fiell, published by Taschen Verlag.

October 1st, 2007
, Posted in Publications


Work (previously made for Crispy Cloud Combini Installation) at EyeLoveCandy show.

Stichting KOP, Breda, September 2007

September 1st, 2007
, Posted in Shows/Installations

Riga Ranch

Riga Ranch, horsemilking farm
Seen from a car, in a polder close to Aalsmeer, the Netherlands

June 16th, 2007
, Posted in On the Road

Biomassa & Boktor – Printdesign for architecture

Tower H and E under construction. Photography Thea van den Heuvel.

Title Biomassa (toren E), Boktor (toren H)
Project Patterns in- and outside buildings Belastingdienst (Dutch IRS)

The Dutch IRS’ mathematical unit has it’s base in Apeldoorn. It’s location, the Walterboscomplex, was radically renovated and renewed between 2004 and 2007.

The façade of the new towers H and E are etirely made out of glass. To have a better climatecontrol inside, the architect provided for ‘Saturn-rings’ outside the building. Additional screenprints were needed on the glass to reach the right % of sunlight filtering.

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June 15th, 2007
, Posted in In-/outside Buildings

Japanese Popular Prints

A busy printshop in Tokyo, nikishi-e, Utagawa Hiroshige III, 1877 (Japanese popular prints, pp 136/137).

Rebecca Salter: Japanese Popular Prints

Text (in Dutch) Harmen Liemburg for Items 3/4 2007

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May 15th, 2007
, Posted in Books, Historical, Reviews

Not In Kaweah Country

Seen on the road to Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers, Kaweah Country, CA
From a car

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March 1st, 2007
, Posted in On the Road


Title Pommeransen
Year 2007
Technique Offset

Illustration for Hollands Diep, March 2007.

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March 1st, 2007
, Posted in Illustration

Things I know about Harmen Liemburg

Screenshot PingMag site

Text Ian Lynam
Written for PingMag during a visit to Tokyo, December 2006

Harmen Liemburg is an artist/graphic designer/educator from the Netherlands. He is a natural image maker, creating challenging posters and printed materials that bring together a unique sense of form, collage, color, and composition. His work is exciting and weird – there is no ‘easy read’ to the bulk of his work – you need to spend some time with one of his posters to try to decipher what he’s trying to get across.

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January 9th, 2007
, Posted in Interviews with