Roadside Silhouettes

The third of a series of short stories on design objects written for Maharam. Text Harmen Liemburg.

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July 1st, 2012
, Posted in On The Road, Stories

White Wolf


The elegantly screenprinted backside of GRA student Elize Rietberg, seen out on a TxT fieldtrip to EE Labels in Heeze.

A classic example of the reverse of contrast that you’ll get when printing a negative image in white ink on a dark background…

May 28th, 2012
, Posted in In The City

Eléphant Bleu

Eléphant Bleu carwash, close to Université de Franche-Comte, Besançon, France. Seen while walking to lunch.

March 29th, 2012
, Posted in On The Road

Dead End

Smallest traffic sign ever?
Seen cycling through the province of Drenthe, the Netherlands.

October 15th, 2011
, Posted in On The Road

Silver Shoes

Shiny Silver Shoes adorning the elegant small feet of Nora Halpern, 2nd year graphic design student at Gerrit Rietveld Academie.

October 10th, 2011
, Posted in In The City

Into Het Wild

You don’t have to go all the way to Alaska per se to have an adventure. A place called Het Wild or ‘t Wild can be found right in the middle of the Netherlands!

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September 21st, 2011
, Posted in In The Wild

Smoked Eel Every Friday

Seen in Alem, the Netherlands, at the river Maas, while bicycle trekking.

September 20th, 2011
, Posted in On The Road

Go with the Flow

Screenprinting ink washing away in the sink, Montreal, Canada.

September 20th, 2010
, Posted in In The City

Smoked Eel

In a polder just south of Amsterdam. Seen while riding my road bike around the city.

July 15th, 2010
, Posted in On The Road

Show Your Bill

Outdoor advertising in Schiedam, the Netherlands. Seen while bicycle trekking.

Billboard for Sloggi, a popular brand for underwear. You should know that ‘billen’ is a Dutch word for bottom… ;)

It’s part of a long running series of advertisements in which the bottoms are bare and usually beautiful. This time the colours of the national teams in the World Championships (soccer) are used.

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July 5th, 2010
, Posted in On The Road