Here are some pictures of our tower project in the making. The first step was agreeing on a budget and a technical design, which we ploddingly accomplished with our world-class international scaffolder StageCo. Then with the help of a crane, […]
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!
Todd van Hulzen shares his scans and files from historic sources. For our current project for the Amsterdam Light Festival we are recreating —after a fashion—one of the vanished renaissance clock-towers of Hendrick de Keyser: the Haringpakkerstoren. One of the foundation principles of the project is the knowledge that De Keyser is under-appreciated
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 […]
Every so often we get a call that is so compelling it can’t be ignored: would you please carve for us a giant hideous Santa head and two tattooed hands? This is for a holiday party at the advertising firm […]
Todd van Hulzen shares his scans and files from historic sources Title: Cartouches from the Atlas Maior Author: Joan Blaeu (1596 – 1673) Subject: illustrated frames and details Year: 1662 Fantastic illustrations from the corners of maps
Todd van Hulzen shares his scans and files from historic sources Title: Fortificatio Author: Thodore de Bry 1528 - 1598 Subject: star forts and bastions Year: 1604 Brilliant example of form over function.
Todd van Hulzen shares his scans and files from historic sources. Title: Verscheyden Constighe Modellen and various other sources Author: Johannes Lutma, Adam and Paul van Vianen Subject: Designs in the auricular style Year: 1653
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 […]
Todd van Hulzen shares his scans and files from historic sources. Title: Costumes civils actuels des tous les peuples connus Author: Jacques Grasset de Saint Saveur Subject:Ethnographic drawings Year: 1784 Drawings, amusing in their long-lost naivité
These illustration show the only possible excuse to ever use the Comic Sans letterface: in a comic book! This was a proposal for a children’s line as part of a larger museum context. It was all about creating an adventure […]
As we described in an earlier post, we were nominated for an “InternationalMuse Award”, the prestigious award presented by the American Association of Museums, in the category of “Multimedia Installation” for our work at the Broekerveiling, the floating action house. Considering […]