How to work with youth-led organizations? An infographic I made for Plan International shows quotes from those young people (unrelated to the drawn characters).
Women In AI portraits
Portraits I made for Women In AI. Most are based on real women in AI, a few of them are fictional.
Infographic for EPHA
An infographic I made for European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), about how ‘Food Environments’ influence our eating behavior. This illustration shows an unhealthy food environment.
Live Visual Notes: Culture in Europe
Visual notes, drawn and broadcast live via iPad, at a European Cultural Foundation meeting in Bozar, Brussels. The notes are a record of a conversation between cultural organizations, members of the European Parliament and others, about the place of Culture in European society. Client: European Cultural Foundation
NRC – Vrijetijdsvloggers
Illustrations for the NRC newspaper, about vloggers hoping to gain a following.
Visual Notes at Schoolism Live, Berlin
I was lucky enough to be at Schoolism Live in Berlin in 2019. Here are some visual notes I took during the workshops for fun.
Live Visual Notes at WOMEN IN AI Event at L’Oréal
Live visual notes I made, not as a commission, but for fun, on my iPad during this L’Oréal Women In AI event.
A group exhibition at Het Huis Van Betekenis, Utrecht: ten illustrators respond visually to one of Manuel Kurpershoek’s little drawings.
A year-long coaching trajectory for two groups of people working at the same company. I’ve visualised their ‘journey’ with this infographic, with real quotes and fictional characters and setting. Some of the text has been changed for the privacy of the groups. Client: Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen (coaching buro)
Van Moof Townhall – Visual Notes
Live visual notes made live on my iPad during the annual VanMoof Townhall at EYE, Amsterdam. The visuals were later printed as thank you-cards, and a poster for the office.
Promotional illustrations for training buro PresentU, which gives people workshops in presentation skills.
An infographic. I made it for a client, but made all the text and logos generic, as the original is currently in use as a visual for a tv show pitch.
The Barefoot Guide 5
For the 5th edition of The Barefoot Guide, I got to illustrate one of its chapters, as well as the cover illustration of the book. The Barefoot Guide is a collection of stories by many different organisations on every continent, on how they are working to improve inclusion worldwide. Click here to download the PDF […]
Sometimes I do handlettering! For instance, for this menu. I didn’t have to do the graphic design, so this is just a lot of nicely written words, which my client used to make something of her own.
Live Drawing at a Wedding
If I’ve ever been part of a special gift, it’s this wedding present: I was hired as a live illustrator to capture moments from this couple’s big day.
Livedrawings Awkward i Luistervogels session @ Swordfish and Friend
Digital livedrawings I made during a Q&A session with Awkward i, during Luistervogels at Swordfish and Friend.
Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen: team development infographic
An infographic for team development buro Dat Moeten We Vaker Doen. This is a visual representation of the (metaphorical) journey one of their client teams embarked upon. The text balloons feature quotes from the team members about their experiences, and some of the drawn characters are based on real participants. […]
Ice Mobile Portraits
Any employee who celebrates their fifth anniversary at Ice Mobile, gets a portrait by me, printed on a tile.
AvierKoerier at 24hOost Amsterdam
An afternoon of live drawing with AvierKoerier quick portrait service at café Thuskomme.
Real Men Don’t Get Abused – The story of Gabriël
Illustrations for OneWorld, platform for sustainability and human rights. In six episodes, the article about Gabriël (who is depicted in the illustrations) discusses the subject of human trafficking, and the taboo that exists around male survivors of sexual abuse.
Filmkrant – Twin Peaks special
Cover image and illustrations for Filmkrant #398’s Twin Peaks special. Bewaren Bewaren Bewaren
campaign for Het Financieele Dagblad
Illustrations for a campaign for Het Financieele Dagblad (Dutch financial newspaper). The first set of doodles is American elections-themed, the second is on digitalization, the third on the pension system. Concept and design by Ceci n’est pas un bureau. Bewaren Bewaren Bewaren My laptop is […]
Philip Glass X Subbacultcha
Illustrations for an interview with Philip Glass by Zofia Ciechowska for Subbacultcha. Bewaren Bewaren
The Flood – preview
For a project with musician Edita Karkoschka and photographer Tom Roelofs, I made this mural of Edita’s face in her home in Berlin. More of this thing we’re making will be posted here when it’s done. Bewaren
10 Things I Love About Beyond Clueless – Sacha x Menah for Filmkrant
Collaboration with Sacha Gertsik for Filmkrant. She wrote a love letter to teen movie ode Beyond Clueless. I made the illustration, in which I quote ten different teen movies. Can you name them all?
Atonement book cover for ’10 illustratoren, 10 boeken’ – Preview
My contribution to a special book cover project for this year’s Illustratie Biënnale, sponsored by the Fiep Westendorp Foundation. More on this later!
Vincent op Vrijdag x Volkshotel > VRAAG HET VINCENT > with Gijs Kast and Lieselot Moed
Livedrawing session together with Lieselot Moed and Gijs Kast, during the Volkshotel edition of Vincent op Vrijdag at Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The visitors came to us with all their most pressing questions about Vincent van Gogh, and we made drawings for them of what we thought the answers were (or should be). All […]
Mermaid Tattoo Design for Marie
It may have been three full years ago that Marie, back then a girl I’d just met, by now one of my dearest friends, asked me to design a mermaid tattoo for her, as a marking of her time in Amsterdam. A lot has happened in the process. Our expanding ideas on femininity, our long […]
SUITE by AM\WESTEN
SUITE is a collab project of fashion label AM\WESTEN and five artists who have made work inspired by the label. The show took place at Academiegalerie, Utrecht. I participated by making three big portraits, of women that I feel represent the AM\WESTEN woman. To do this, I lived in the gallery for a week, creating […]