When it got warmer, the Bavarian electors and their court fled from their royal seat in Munich to their summer castles. There, large parks invited them to stroll around. The aristocrats played, danced and enjoyed themselves in the pleasure houses. more
But Vienna is not only known for its baroque splendour. But also for its Ringstrasse, coffee houses, the Vienna Secession and cheap rental apartments. more
Forget Paris and London! Go to Vienna! Vienna is a capital which became a cosmopolitan city through the Habsburgs. The baroque city palaces and churches still characterise the streets and alleys today. more
More than a year ago I developed the logo and corporate design for the dental practice André Meyer in Heiligenhafen. The logo has even made it on to a wedding cake. There is probably no nicer appreciation of one’s own work than one covered in icing.
If you leave the Randstad (megalopolis in the central-western Netherlands) and drive towards Germany, the country gets wider and the cities smaller. Everywhere there are small forests, farms and even some hills. more
The “Württemberg Mausoleum” is surrounded by numerous vineyards and can be found on the mountain “Rotenberg” close to Stuttgart. The former castle “Wirtemberg” was situated on this mountain until 1819. It is considered the ancestral castle of the House of Württemberg and the cradle of the former state. Its rulers built castles such as the “New Palace” in Stuttgart or the “Solitude Palace”. more
The storyteller and photographer Christian Hauska has been added to the archive of the Fotografiebibliotheek (Photography Library) in the Netherlands with his book Desk Differences. Desk Differences was created as a collaboration in 2017. A second edition was published at the end of 2018.
Congrats to Christian Hauska and the acknowledgement of his work as a storyteller and photographer.
Kenya is poor and rich. Kenya is loud and quiet. Kenya is cool and hot. Situated on the equator, Kenya’s sun almost stands perpendicular at noon. In the evening it cools down in the higher situated capital Nairobi and the savannah and it stays warm and humid at the coast in Mombasa. more
Coburg was ruled for many centuries by Saxon dukes. The husband of Queen Victoria of England, Albert, also came from this dukedom, and after her marriage she also bore the names Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, until the name was changed to “Windsor”. more
England impresses with ancient oaks, extensive landscape gardens and luminous facades made of sand and limestone. The lively university town of Oxford and the former noble spa town of Bath also attracts visitors with great architecture, beautiful cafés and parks. more
The past weeks ended with the submitting of the thesis and the defence of the design project. For almost one week the projects were exhibited in the Werkwarenhuis in Den Bosch. During the ceremony I received my diploma which marked the end of the Master of Graphic Design after two years. more
Due to the enormous size of Sicily you forget that you are visiting an island. Rugged coasts and green fields alternating with mountainous landscapes. Everywhere you can find traces of past epochs and cultures. more