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October 2011

Big Feet

I spent this weekend answering a call for submissions by Pictoplasma – the world’s leading festival of contemporary character design. They called for views on Bigfoot/Yeti: “one of the last mysterious entities without a clear depiction in our culture of visual overdose and instant google-search gratification“.
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The lipphone

  Look what’s gracing my desk as of today!! Finally hunted one down for £3.99 at a charity shop. So happy!
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Another Day at the Office

I'm knee deep in embroidering and sewing for a project for children's museum Villa Zebra in Rotterdam. A few years back I made, together with Geeske de Graaff, life sized body parts from fabric for the exhibition Completely broken at Villa Zebra.
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The Awesome Dr. Seuss

We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. - Dr. Seuss This is exactly why I'm in love with Dr. Seuss. And my love for him has grown even more after seeing a documentary on him on Network Awesome.
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The Hut

I recently came across a story about Roald Dahl's writing hut: the shack in the back of his garden in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, where he wrote all his children's books. The family has started a fundraising campaign to move The Hut from the garden to the Roald Dahl Museum (also in Great Missenden) to prevent it from becoming a total ruin.
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A Blank Canvas

It’s not the first time I’m staring at a blank canvas. It’s always a bit intimidating. Especially when you want it to be really good. But then again, the idea is to use this blog more like a sketchbook. To collect images and stories that I like and inspire me, and to to show some stuff that doesn’t really fit on my website. Like work in progress and sketches.
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