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Flying Atlas

Writer and copywriter Sidney Vollmer just published a diary (in Dutch) with his tweets from 2014 called “Atlasvlinders” – in English ‘Atlas moths’. The cover of the book was designed by Jarr Geerligs. Geerligs cut the butterflies and title out of an old Atlas that he bought in a second-hand shop… More.

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Finding myself in India

KesselsKramer is publishing a book by its Art Director Bart Eysink Smeets documenting his journey of finding himself in India. People continue to travel across the world to discover different cultures, experience the unknown and, thanks to movies such as ‘Eat Pray Love’, to serve the new number… More.

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Dutch Design Talents 14

Last Thursday we were invited at the book launch of Dutch Design Talents 14, at Mendo in the Berenstraat. The book (in English) is an initiative by online design magazine Fontanel. It features 19 different graduates – specialised in different disciplines, such as illustration, graphic… More.

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A finger… In Almost Every Picture #13

We’ve often written about Erik Kessels’ accidental photography books, because we love the casual everydayness of them. Here’s a new one, from the series In Almost Every Picture. It’s book #13 already, and this time his photos feature a finger in front of the lens.… More.

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Hidden Persuasion

One of the most important reasons why ad people can’t always communicate with marketeers is that they like to take decisions on gut feeling, while marketeers prefer to be convinced by evidence-based cases. There’s a bit of a Catch22 here, since creative agencies per definition… More.

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Why I Love Tattoos

Freelance art director, designer and photographer Ralf Mitsch has always been fascinated by tattoos, which is why he created the book: Why I Love Tattoos. The idea was conceived years ago at a studio in Duintjer CS in the Vijzelstraat, where he met Holger. About… More.

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Human targets

The KesselsKramer Useful Photography series is a collection of magazines focusing on “overlooked images taken for practical purposes.” In its 11th edition the magazine focuses on shooting targets. A selection of targets in photo form has been collected by going through tens of thousands of shooting… More.

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Newsjacking

In the Netherlands it’s called ‘inhaken,’ but Grant Hunter, regional creative director at iris and Jon Burkhart, formerly social media director, call it ‘Newsjacking.’ The duo has written a book that features over 100 case studies of the best and worst examples of newsjacking, giving… More.

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1000 years Amsterdam

I have always been an avid consumer of books, mostly fiction… lots of fiction plus some work related & design stuff. My most recent book however was on a topic I know little about: town planning. The thick volume (in Dutch) entitled ‘1000 jaar Amsterdam‘ is… More.

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Never sleep with the director

A few years ago Lemon Scented Tea came up with the ‘Ridiculous Rules’ concept to promote a design festival. It was so successful that today the sixth edition – again written and edited by Anneloes van Gaalen – is already out: “Never sleep with the director.… More.

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