February 2014

‘Borrel’ in Toronto

I recently got commissioned to make some drawings of typical Dutch dishes for a pop-up restaurant in Toronto, Canada. Every Sunday afternoon from 1 till 6 pm Dutchman Justin and his Canadian fiancé Alison host a 'borrel' in bar The Ossington on Ossinton Avenue. 'Borrel' is the Dutch word for having drinks. A 'borrel' is always 'gezellig'...
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A day in Awesomestow

I had a wonderful day in Walthamstow, east London yesterday. I now totally get why this suburb is dubbed Awesomestow. A museum, vintage shopping, a warehouse filled with neon signs and a mircobrewery made it a great day out...
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The inspiring Adventures of Prince Achmed

I'm currently working on some designs for a nightclub in Cardiff. The Kuku Club is a stylish, intimate venue with a Middle Eastern theme. The design is going to printed in one colour (copper on grey paper) - I think it's going to be beautiful. Thinking Arabian theme plus monochrome printing the shadow puppet animation The Adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger immediately popped into my head...
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