[2021 update] While Instagram can be an envy-inducing time-suck, it's also a great place to get inspired by other printmakers and designers...
Amersfoort’s new block printing studio, the Katoendrukkerij opened its doors in October 2020. Housed in the city’s historic Volmolen, the studio’s founder – printmaker, teacher and entrepreneur, Nathalie Cassée – jumped at the chance to use the space when she heard the local municipality were looking for a new tenant.
If you’re just getting into printmaking or recently moved to the Netherlands and wondering where to get your hands on everything you need, this post is for you.
Using your hands to create artwork is a great way to settle a worried or whirring mind. Merel Zwarts shares creative inspiration for those of us locked down at home during these Corona months.
Venster founders Peter and Stephan share their thoughts on why it’s so important to get your work into public spaces, and what to consider before you take the leap.
Petra Verkade is an illustrator, graphic designer and printmaker. She combines different techniques including riso and screen printing and is always on the lookout for new approaches and ways to explore possibilities in the fields of graphic design and illustration.
Michael van Kekem is a Rotterdam-based illustrative designer, printmaker. He creates playful, sharp and colourful editorial illustrations, brand identities, handmade products, screen printed poster design and typography, as well as running workshops.
Working from her garden studio, Pauline Greuell creates patterned fabrics that she transforms into a range of pouches, cushions and bags using both screen printing and stencil printing techniques.
For warm, wholesome feels this festive season, avoid mass-produced, throw-away gifts from the high street and opt instead to invest in limited edition, handprinted products by local designers.
Barbara de Ru is a Rotterdam-based creative entrepreneur, printmaker, fashion designer, author and more. After working in the fashion industry for over a decade, she founded Bobbinhood in 2016.