Tatoed backbones

Gottmer editions, 1950


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L’avantgarde du quotidien (3)

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Brussels,  Slachthuislaan/Blvd de l’Abbatoir, 2013.


Galerie Daniel Cordier, 1964

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Claude Viseux

Galerie Daniel Cordier, 1960

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L’avantgarde du quotidien (2).


Brussels, 2013


Galerie Daniel Cordier, 1962

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L’avantgarde du quotidien.


Saignon, FR, 2012

Carl Buchheister

Galerie Daniel Cordier, 1959

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Galerie Daniel Cordier

sixties invitations.


A pile of invitations to openings of art shows in Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris and Frankfurt, between 1959 and 1963. Beautiful leaflets, the same size when closed, open differently: folded or bound, some stapled. Some are mere invitations, some are small catalogues. All make great use of different paper stock and the graphic design is often striking. I will show some of these in detail in future posts. Continue reading

Fifties Flanders

Life lessons.

As a young boy, I used to sneak up to my grandmother’s attic, to dissapear four hours between the magazines and books in that small room built under the much bigger roof. Books my father and his brothers must have read in the fifties, when art was to raise the worker and the upcoming middle class above the daily grey. Post war years: optimism so naive it makes me smile.

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Zinneke 2014


bekoring - tentation temptation

Beeldvorming en vormgeving voor Zinneke: expo-affiche en folder, webbeeld. De affiche voor de parade werd voorgedrukt in offset zwart, en daarna 500 keer individueel gesprayed in 3 kleuren. Een fijne samenwerking met Elise Debouny en Axel Claes.

Concept et graphics for Zinneke: Expo poster and folder, web images. The parade-poster was printed in offset, black after which 500 copies were all sprayed in three colors by hand. In great team with Elise Debouny and Axel Claes.




erg type workshop — part 2 modular letterpress

Een tweede groep studenten typografie van Ludi Loiseau en Marie-Christophe Lambert aan de ERG in Brussel kwam met een heel andere set vormen aan. Vierkant, rechthoek en een afgetopt vierkant…

A second group of students at ERG in Brussels – also attending the   typography class of Ludi Loiseau and Marie-Christophe Lambert – came up with a different set of shapes: a square, some rectangles and a chipped square…