Impact of war | Freehand illustrations

Some freehand illustrations I made for fashion designer Mirte Engelhard‘s collection impact of war. A touching yet inspiring collection based on stories told by present-day refugees and evacuees of Arnhem during WOII . Although both generations have experienced...

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Pink panther club | Black velvet nights

Poster and merchandise designed for a fictional nightclub called “The pink panther club”. I like to mix old and new typical esthetics such as the tattoo panther. Whilst growing up in the 80’s and 90’s I remember a lot of people having this type...

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Albino Jungle

Inspired by albino, and other black & white creatures inhabited in colorful places. This means that in addition to being far easier to spot by potential predators and prey, albino animals struggle with basic survival skills. One solution is to invert all the...

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Identity | Boy Boy Records

Identity for Boy Boy Records, a funky record store located in the Arnhems’ fashion district called: ‘Het modekwartier’. In this store you can find all sorts of (vintage) records and hifi. Stop by if you’re in the...

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Collection | Deep Odyssey

Deep Odyssey is inspired by the deep sea and it’s creatures, I included some Greek/Roman-like features to add a little story to the design, like I always tend to do ;). The collection is available at my Print All Over Me account and society6 shop!...

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Urban legend: Sewer Alligator

New York City is home to a number of creepy things, and according to urban legend — alligators. For as long as NYC has had sewers, stories of alligators living in them have circulated. There’s multiple variation on the stories, ranging from migrating...

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Collection | Stick/stones

Other than stories and mythes there are sayings that originate from our living habits and history. The saying ‘sticks and stones won’t break my bones’ is used as example and made into a scarf, buttons and posters.  ...

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Urban Legend: Exploding cactus

Inspired by the urban legend about people bringing ‘exploding cactuses’ in their homes from garden centers made me think about the mass production and sales from plants at big concerns such as Ikea. The design from this urban legend is based on the...

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Urban legend: Acid business

Urban legend goes: ‘Viral alerts warn of criminals using business cards or slips of paper soaked in a potent street drug called burundanga (also known as scopolamine) to incapacitate victims before attacking them.’ The design visualizes a ‘magical...

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Project: Urban legends

An urban legend is a form of modern folklore consisting of fictional stories, often with macabre elements deeply rooted in local popular culture. These legends can be used for entertainment purposes, as well as for semi-serious explanations for random events such as...

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