The sixth in a series of short texts on design objects written for Maharam.
A new figurehead for Europa, here adorned with flowers in Hamburg harbour during the 100th birthday of the ship.
The fourth of a series of short texts on design objects written for Maharam.
Fluo Husky is the first of a series of short texts on design objects written for Maharam.
Bison bison fenced in near Badlands National Park, South Dakota 2006.
Text Harmen Liemburg, published in Objects in Mirror, The Imagination of the American landscape.
On a visit to the United States you will inevitably come across it at some point: the American bison or buffalo pictured at the bottom of the National Park Service emblem. I have often wondered why he (sorry ladies, his crown jewels are clearly visible) stands brooding, his head turned westwards. It must be dark memories of a time when nature conservation was not yet part of the collective consciousness.
De Visuele Achtbaan van Ed Fella
Text (in Dutch) Harmen Liemburg for Items 4/2011
Monstrueus en sexy: Pinar & Viola’s Ecstatic Surface Design
Text Harmen Liemburg (in Dutch) for Items 3/2011
Last friday, graphic designer and curator at the Stedelijk Museum Marten Jongema (1951) passed away due to a severe illness.