Rams & Bears – Virtual sgraffito

South view of Somalgors74 project space, Tschlin, canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.

Title Rams & Bears
Year 2019
Technique  Virtual sgraffito to be viewed on location through smart phone or tablet
Programming Jan Robert Leegte

Alpine project space Somalgors74  developed an application that allows the experience of virtual sgraffito, aiming to give this visual tradition a new impuls.

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July 16th, 2019
, Posted in & Architecture

Sensory impressions

Kustaa Saksi, In the fishstrap, 2013. Image courtesy Kustaa Saksi.

The seventh in a series of short articles on art and design written for Maharam

July 14th, 2019
, Posted in Stories

Mosa case-study

Mosa, the manufacturer of the ceramic tiles used for Flyways in the Noord/Zuidlijn, published a Case-study about Flyways.

Read Mosa Notes Issue 2/ Spring 2019 in ‘t Nederlands or English.

June 7th, 2019
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Verbeelding Onderweg

First copy presented to city counsillor for Art & Culture Touria Meliani (second right). Photography Odi Busman.

Presentation of publication Verbeelding Onderweg (Imagination in Transit), documenting all art projects in the new Amsterdam subway line.

Title Verbeelding Onderweg – Kunst in de Noord/Zuidlijn
Concept, art direction & realization Smel design agency, Edgar Smaling & Carlo Elias
Text Edo Dijksterhuis
Photography Gert Jan van Rooij, Jorrit ‘t Hoen
Publication Metro en Tram, gemeente Amsterdam

March 29th, 2019
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Don’t Frighten the Horses

Wouter Klein Velderman. Meyrkoet (left) and Zwarte Ooijevaar (right), 2018. Blow-dried PVC fabric, wood.

The sixth in a series of short articles on art and design written for Maharam

March 14th, 2019
, Posted in Stories

Love Non Stop

Title Love Non Stop
Year 2019
Size  H 700 x W 500 mm
Technique 4 colour screenprint on black 300 grams/m2 paper
Edition 40 signed and numbered prints
Printing HL at Kapitaal Utrecht Open Print Studio

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February 6th, 2019
, Posted in Print

Snowy Sheets

Getting off the Intercity train at NS Arnhem ‘Central’ station: thin sheets of fresh snow creating delicate folds on a tilted glass surface.

January 24th, 2019
, Posted in In The City


portrait HL studio
Amsterdam studio 2015. Photography Jorrit ‘t Hoen.

Hello, my name is Harmen Liemburg. I’m a graphic designer and screenprinter, mostly working on the autonomous side of the spectrum.

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January 3rd, 2019
, Posted in Profile


At Rijnstate 2017. Photograpy Jeroen Glas.

“Harmen Liemburg (1966) originally trained as a cartographer. In search of a way to increase his opportunities for expression in the graphic field, Liemburg eventually enrolled at Amsterdam’s Gerrit Rietveld Academy. He became part of a new generation of designers, one closely connected to the world of visual arts, museums and education. In many ways, Liemburg is an artist in the traditional sense. Obsessed with screen printing, he uses the medium to create a variety of unexpected results.”
Edo Smitshuijzen

January 2nd, 2019
, Posted in Bio


Harmen Liemburg

July 1, 1966
Lisse, the Netherlands


Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam,
Graphic Design department, graduation (BA) 1998

University of Utrecht,
Social Geography/Cartography, graduation (MA) 1992

January 2nd, 2019
, Posted in CV