Jarr Geerligs

Jarr Geerligs
Jarr was born in Ermelo in The Netherlands, he studied at the HES Amsterdam and at the Hallo_© Academy for applied creativity. He worked at BSUR, DraftFCB, CCCP, Selmore and is currently freelance Art Director. Besides being busy with his day job he blogs posters on his 'Posters in Amsterdam' initiative, created a poetry book with his team mate Kim Triesscheijn and makes social commentary art.


I was in Cannes this week and found out that the famous Backpacker Intern Mark Van Der Heijden is going professional by upscaling his trade. In Cannes – where he was an official speaker –  Van der Heijden pitched his startup Wanderbrief. According to the website Wanderbrief is a… More.

Design like you give a damn

The audience in the Stadsschouwburg taking Jeroen Junte’s design oath; ‘we will design like we give a damn’ For two days designers took refuge in the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam to get infected with the gospel of design. The fifth edition of What Design Can Do… More.

Are there any questions?

‘Are There Any Questions’ is an inspirational lunch at Mata Hari organized by the restaurant and studio Docko. Every lunch starts with the questions that is normally asked at the end of a speech. Last months lunch speaker was Thimon de Jong. An expert in the… More.

Making fast food even faster

People have no time. They are busy. Always. That’s why freelance art director and conceptor Marc ter Horst and Ingrid Koenen created “Livin’ Fast,” a fast food blended deluxe that can be consumed even faster – but in style. Three menus blended into three cocktails,… More.

Raw material

Photographer Oliviero Toscani is a legend. We all know him through his Benneton campaigns, Fabrica and COLORS magazine. In his talk at the Balie last Tuesday he confronted us with our laziness. Our fears. And lack of responsibility for the state of the world today. Though… More.


Fitzroy changes its interior every year. And throws one of the best parties in town to celebrate this. Each year, just before the party, new artworks are painted on the Fitzroy walls. Why go through all this trouble? Fitzroy, named after the captain of Darwin’s… More.

One big design ad

Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is one big ad for Dutch Design and its Design Academy. That said, it is a very engaging and inspiring one. Maybe the power of Dutch Design is stripping something to its bare essentials without loosing the imagination. Contradictory it… More.

Media Laboratorium for kids

For those of you who are not working this week (it’s “Herfst vakantie”); go visit Cinekid Medialab till 18 October at the Westergasfabriek. Always a nice surprise. This year there are a few Oculus Rift installations. One lets you fly. Another one lets you be… More.

Manually enhanced posters

Team Thursday created really nice simplistic posters for Moving Futures. Loes van Esch and Simone Trum of Team Thursday made a single poster design and enhanced every print of the poster with a red marker. The result is powerful and divers. It is very noticeable… More.

World Cup colours to lick

More World Cup inspired design. This time from Maan Design Studio based in Portugal. Maan (Moon in Dutch) designed stamps representing the 32 national teams competing in the World Cup. You can take a closer look here. The agency put the different countries together in… More.