My Wish for You

As we are approaching the end of 2017, I’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you for reading my blog, and support I’ve received.


Now Available – Wall Calendar 2018

I’m happy to announce that my wall calendar for 2018 is available now. It features a selection of my watercolor and pastel paintings.


Customized Cards

I love to brainstorm about new concepts, “to give a design a story”. This is, for me, the most interesting and creative part of the design process. Inspired by the famous Form Follows Function principle associated with modernist architecture and industrial design in the 20th century, my customized cards start with a story and the visualization will follow:


The Garden of Europe

So far I’m having a great spring rediscovering my home country of the Netherlands. This month my family and I visited the Keukenhof, a 32 hectares spring garden located in Lisse, Zuid-Holland. Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe, is one of the world’s largest flower gardens.


First Flowers of Spring

Spring has finally decided to make an appearance this week, so I couldn’t wait to go and paint outside!


Discover ‘s-Hertogenbosch

In today’s post a small photo impression of my trip to ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands a few months ago. I often get asked, “Is Holland the same as the Netherlands?”.