Upfront


Kees Maas pasting a new billboard, 2019. Photography Robert Finkei.

UPFRONT – The billboard at the Gerrit Rietveld academie

The billboard at the Gerrit Rietveld academie is a stage for printed art, design and (school)announcements. Throughout the years it also functioned as a showcase of what is possible at the school’s screenprinting shop, seducing students to come down and try this versatile technique for themselves.

The book was conceived, designed and produced as a farewell present for Kees Maas, who supervised the screenprinting workshop with heart and soul from 1996 to 2019.

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September 16th, 2019
, Posted in Rietveld Academie

Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28


A poster from my graduation project (left) is on display at the Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 anniversary exhition.

Graduation Show Posters 1987–2018
From ’90s boy bands, shocking signatures, world maps, peckish beaks, and magic mushrooms, visit the basement of the Rietveld (RV) Building to view the physical archive of the Academie’s graduation posters, the earliest from 1987 and the most recent from last year. Produced using an array of print methods across time—Screen Printing, Book Printing, Offset, Digital—these posters are visual marks in the illustrious history of the Academie.

The graduation show poster archive was earlier compiled by Henk Groenendijk.

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November 3rd, 2018
, Posted in Rietveld Academie, Shows/Installations

RietveldTV Mailbox

RietveldTV’s Approximately Ten Tour #7: Mailbox by Harmen Liemburg

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While being a graphic design student at the Rietveld Academy during the second half of the nineties, Harmen Liemburg started to collect gallery invitations, seasonal greetings and other printed ephemera he received through postal mail.

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April 18th, 2018
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At home with Rietveld Graduation posters

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A little taste of Amsterdam here in the woods of Arnhem: two wonderful graduation posters made for and at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, a souvenir in memory of my job as workshop supervisor there.

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July 15th, 2016
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End Work

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Screenprinted end work by Luca ‘Charli’ Carboni at the Graphic Design department.

After having worked with students for over 5 years, the 2015 final exam exhibition marks THE END of my part time job supervising the Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

July 1st, 2015
, Posted in Rietveld Academie

Ink Stain Billboard

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Made from color test sheets collected over the year at Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

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December 20th, 2014
, Posted in Rietveld Academie

Interweaving

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Image courtesy Mariko Okazaki.

For her graduation project at the graphic design department, Mariko Okazaki connected the principles of weaving techniques to the possibilities of screenprinting.

Printed at Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

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October 22nd, 2013
, Posted in Rietveld Academie

Rietveld Academie Final Exam Show

Design Nora Turato and Nerijus Rimkus, 3rd year students at Gerrit Rietveld Academie Graphic Design Department.

Screenprinted at Kees Maas Zeefdruk, Amsterdam

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July 3rd, 2013
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The Joker

Billboard design by Luca ‘Charli’ Carboni.
Screenprinted at Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

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June 12th, 2013
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Rietveld Academie Fashion Show Poster


Voila! Gabrielle showing the Rietveld Fashion Show Poster

Poster design by graphic design students Gabrielle Pauty and Edwin Bonnaffe, who also did a series of promotion videos and the fashion show’s newspaper.

Screenprinted in opaque white plus reflective ink on black Butterfly 250 grams at Gerrit Rietveld Academie shop for screenprinting on paper.

June 7th, 2013
, Posted in Rietveld Academie