Category Archives: design

Amsterdam City Branding

image roberto voorbij Graffiti artist unknown (2012). Amsterdam.

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FREE ACID

text and image roberto voorbij Artist unknown – street art, Amsterdam. No, to be honest I haven’t tried one, three other persons did apparently. Free drugs, where do you still find that? Or did they mean acid free paper? Nah, … Continue reading

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FREEDOM? PRIVACY?

text roberto voorbij Today, on International Workers’ Day opens the exhibition FREEDOM? PRIVACY? at the Gallery Decumanus, Krk – Croatia. The Art and Culture Laboratory [KUL•] organizes this group exhibition, which is part of Labor Incubator (Prvomajski Inkubator) festival. A … Continue reading

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Blues before sunrise

text and image roberto voorbij In the Amsterdam Vondelpark can from this week on Steve McQueen’s, by the Stedelijk Museum commissioned, Blues before sunrise be experienced. With a simple but very poetic intervention has the artist / filmmaker McQueen transformed … Continue reading

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GUMBUSTERS

text and image roberto voorbij After Ghost, Ad and MythBusters there are now GumBusters! Spotted at the entrance of gated community in progress, Dutch airport Schiphol. It’s always a bit ambiguous chewing gum patterns on pavements. Meant as freshener of … Continue reading

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Security = Design

text and image roberto voorbij The constant traffic diversions in Amsterdam have its advantages, otherwise I may have never passed this beautiful security / design installation at the Dutch bank ING. Although the convex mirrors certainly speak to the imagination, … Continue reading

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The most beautiful bookshop in the world

text and image roberto voorbij If you ever happened to visit Maastricht, make sure to also visit the bookstore Selexyz Dominicanen. This breathtaking store, by The Guardian even proclaimed the most beautiful bookshop in the world, is located near the … Continue reading

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Graffiti Advertising – Advertising Graffiti

image roberto voorbij The Bleeding Tomato – Graffiti Advertising – Advertising Graffiti (2012).

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Libertad Para Los Patos

text and image roberto voorbij Spotted in the shopping window of Utrecht comic shop Blunder this Che Guevara mashup with Donald Duck. One in a long line of Guevara mashups. Google these words and you’ll find out who has already … Continue reading

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Saudi Miffy Dress Up Doll

image electa manuputty + rutger floor text roberto voorbij Electa Manuputty – Miffy Dress Up Doll (2011). Rutger Floor – Saudi Miffy Dress Up Doll (2011). The disappearance of privacy and the now as well in the Netherlands announced burqa ban, … Continue reading

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