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Taking Amersfoort back to its cotton printing roots
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.
Where to buy arts and printmaking supplies in the Netherlands
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.
Meet the printmaker: Petra Verkade on creative exploration and process
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.
Meet the printmaker: Michael van Kekem on process and creative block
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.
Meet the printmaker: Pauline Greuell on printing patterns and finding time for creativity
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.
Meet the printmaker: Bobbinhood on fair fashion, creative heroes, and the highs and lows of productivity
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.
Meet the printmaker: Joris Diks on screen printing and self-motivation
Meet Joris Diks: Utrecht-based illustrator and printmaker, and founder of Handprinted Stuff. Joris will be speaking at our debut event coming up on 25 September 2019.
Review: Etching escapades in Edinburgh
Etching enthusiast Elisabeth Boerwinkel shares her review of a summer printing course in Scotland's capital.
Meet the printmaker: Lucas van Hapert on the (im)perfections of screen printing
Utrecht-based graphic designer and screen printer Lucas van Hapert is known about town for his beautifully simple blue-tone screen prints of local landmarks.