Daniel Sytsma partner at Achtung!

Per September Daniël Sytsma is partner at Achtung!, where he has worked as a designer since 2007. As a hybrid between strategy, concept and design he evolved into being creative director. Dick Buschman, founder of Achtung!: “With Daniël becoming shareholder in our agency we are incorporating strategy, concept and design in the heart of the organisation. It… More.


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. The press release: “Over the course of this book, the… More.


Wholesale energy

Qurrent is a Dutch sustainable energy company that doesn’t strive for profit maximization, but for a world in which each of us generates the energy we use. On top of that Qurrent stimulates us to generate our own (sustainable) energy. Because Qurrent is founded for a better environment, it offers green energy for wholesale prices. So, how… More.


Works for you

“If you give it your all, you expect the same from others. So why not from your bank?” Knab (‘bank’ spelled backwards) helps you to make the most of your money (with the pay off: “The bank that works for you” – freely translated). There is also a tag-on, telling you that the bank gives… More.


Wow this yoghurt makes me feel really uplifted!

Picture this. Breakfast time. Me and my muesli. I get my yoghurt out. When opening the lid I see this text printed on the packaging: ‘Eat well, feel uplifted’. And I snap. Feel uplifted? You are yoghurt man! Do you really think that me eating your yoghurt will make me feel uplifted? It gives me… More.


Wieden+Kennedy welcomes new talent

From upper left, clockwise: Sean Condon, Emma Wiseman, Josh Chang, Rose Zandvliet, Kelsie van Deman, Daniel Schaefer, Szymon Rose, Edouard Olhagaray and Sebastian Partika Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is extending its interactive, creative and planning departments with no less than nine new hires! Kelsie van Deman joins as head of Interactive Production, after working for five years at Pereira… More.


Beepocalypse now!

If you haven’t yet heard, our honey bees have been mysteriously disappearing on mass. Even Einstein knew that if they go, they’re taking us with them! Without going too far down this sulky road, know that help is at hand. Amsterdam is slowly but surely becoming part of the solution in reversing this Beepocalypse, and… More.