Cover picture by ©De Monsterkamer, Justina Nekrašaitė In many ways Sam Samiee’s way of working could be typified as ‘extended painting’. Samiee is connecting physical and virtual perspectives of painting, influenced by his background in psycho-analysis. To emphasize Samiee’s break from the tradition flat painting, I decided the book itself should be experienced like a three-dimensional
Cover design with silver and gold foil for De Weinigen (The Few), a great novel by Lucas Hirsch about the secret side of banking. Concept: the title refers to a certain type of banker: a grey, non-descript, unnoted person. Someone who is blinded by money and has a reason to hide his identity.
This is the catalogue of Sensory Spaces, a series of 15 solo exhibitions in the Willem van der Vorm gallery in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. Every artist was invited to respond to the particular characteristics of this space. Design concept: The floor plan of the exhibition space (basically two walls) functions literally as a framework
In this exhibition three artists referred to applied visual language from the past. One of them, Thomas Raat, is known for copying visuals from penguin paperback covers.
Copy and poster are made for an art evening, when Pop band The Ik Jan Cremers performed during the screening of the anarchistic cultmovie Themroc in which modern life is razed to the ground
From the early days of COUP: one of the many illustrations used for Springdance. The toddler is daughter Afra, who is now a young woman of 18 years old.
Apice for Artists produces art projects and stimulates dialogue in presenting artistic practices. Apice is Daniela Apice.
In COUP’s first identity for REC Sound, recording tapes played a crucial role. But in digital times the tapes disappeared from their studio. In the meantime more and more musical instruments entered their studio — from Toy guitars to Theremins. In collaboration with photographer Vincent Devaud.
If you are interested in paper, read the interview (in Dutch) https://www.monsterkamer.nl/2017/09/01/peter-hoogen-papier/
Text from the Red Dot Award jury: This book converts the texts and drawings of japanese artist Takako Hamano, who made them during her search for traces in Japanese and Dutch fishing villages, into a homogenous design.