One By One

“47 Countries, 477 Designers, 3477 Pieces of Work, 1 Contemporary world of Graphic Design.”

Work featured in One by One, edited and designed by Hesign.

July 17th, 2012
, Posted in In the Press


For his graduation project, Keun Pyo Ahn made a series gigantic ‘periods’ of various typefaces, that were printed at at Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

July 4th, 2012
, Posted in Rietveld

Marble Billboard

Drawings: Nina Paim, graduation student at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Graphic Design Dept.
Printing & billboard compilation: Nina Paim & Harmen Liemburg

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July 4th, 2012
, Posted in Rietveld

New Graphic Magazine

Contribution made for New Graphic Magazine (China) about recent projects and process.
Text & Design Harmen Liemburg

Everything looked promising but the magazine was mysteriously discontinued summer 2012 for reasons unknown to me.

Some of the pages were later used for publication in Add Magazine, Fall 2012.

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June 15th, 2012
, Posted in In the Press

Type Radio Interview

Listen to audio interview conducted during What Design Can Do 2012.

May 12th, 2012
, Posted in Interviews

Fluo Husky

Fluo Husky is the first of a series of short texts on design objects written for Maharam.

May 1st, 2012
, Posted in Stories

Seaweed Mayo Business

Title Seaweed Mayo
Year 2012
Size Uncut printing sheet H 70 x W 50 cm
Technique 4 colour screenprint on 300 grams/m2 Hahnemüller
Edition 20 sheets to be cut in cards of various sizes

Remake of 200 Grams, a print previously made for Oomen architecten, split up (on the right) to illustrate the stages of the printing process at GRA screenprinting shop.

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April 7th, 2012
, Posted in Printing

Speed Is What We Need

Speed Is What We Need
Workshop at Institut Supèrieur des Beaux Arts de Besançon (ISBA), March 25-30, 2012.

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March 30th, 2012
, Posted in Workshops

OTIS at Rietveld

Printing a 2 colour poster during a fun one-day-workshop with a group of MFA students from Los Angeles’ OTIS College of Art and Design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie screenprinting shop for paper.

This collective piece was previously made together during a intense two weeks of Dutch art, culture and design, organised by COMA.

March 23rd, 2012
, Posted in Workshops

Nederlands Steendrukmuseum

Lithographers at work, around 1890. Image from Het Nederlands Steendrukmuseum.

Text Harmen Liemburg (in Dutch) for Items Magazine 1/2012.

Kleur in het alledaagse leven
Vanaf de uitvinding van de machinale produktie van papier en het drukken door middel van losse letters rond 1400, werd voor de produktie van drukwerk voor bijna 400 jaar overwegend gebruik gemaakt van hoog- en diepdruk. In 1796 komt daar verandering in als de 25 jarige Aloys Senefelder, zoekend naar een manier om teksten voor een toneelstuk in eigen beheer te vermenigvuldigen, de ‘chemische drukkerij’ ofwel de vlakdruk ontdekt.

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March 16th, 2012
, Posted in Techniques, Book Reviews