At the opening of our most recent major project, “Crazy about Money” in the Tax and Customs Museum, we received a very special guest of honor: Her Majesty Queen Máxima. I, Todd, had the opportunity to talk to our queen […]
Not every pitch is a winner. We could dedicate a monthly post to all of the marvelous fish that got away. The odds are simply not always in your favor, and everyone knows this before going in on a design tender. Still, it’s a […]
A short video of my father, Alvin Van Hulzen, winching up the whole timber girders that are going to make the raised floor of my future cabin in Klamath County, Oregon. The beams probably weigh about a ton each, being […]
It will come as no surprise that the “we” at T. van Hulzen design is often just myself. True, working in symbiosis with Studio Louter in Amsterdam means that with each project there’s a whole team involved doing production, content, […]
That marvelous, terrifying moment has arrived for our project at the NEMO Science Center: the first concrete installations are taking place. No longer a design process in which to endlessly vacillate between possibilities, we now have incontrovertible real objects being […]
Todd van Hulzen shares scans and files from his own archive Title: Plates from Colling’s Gothic Ornaments, vols. I & II Author: James Kellaway Colling (1816 – 1905) Subject: Gothic Architectural ornaments Year: 1847 Beautiful gothic tracery, florets, bosses, pinnacles, etc.
With all the commotion around the opening of “Temporal Tower” we almost forgot that there was an Amsterdam tram (streetcar) of the GVB (Municipal Transport Company) about to roll out with our name on it. And sure enough, there she […]
King Willem-Alexander opened the newly remodeled wing and the new exhibition space of the National Archives in The Hague yesterday. He came especially to our little design table to raise a glass of champagne to honor our efforts. Proost!
It’s an old Amsterdam tradition that has fallen somewhat in disuse: staging a performance of Joost van den Vondel’s drama, Gysbrecht van Æmstel on New Years Day. In 2008 Todd van Hulzen created a series of scene sketches and story-boards for […]
The Dutch daily De Volkskrant needed new designers and creative types for their weekly style spread called “Da’s Mooi!” (That’s Nice!) They come to your house, take photos and ask lots of interesting questions, then churn out something just barely […]