The Dutch word for ‘fern frost’ is IJsbloem: Ice Flower. ( illustration initially made for an article about decreasing fertility).

Various bookcovers

Young adult book, available as of june 2017 (handembroidered on linen), non fiction book (handlettered) and a novel (pattern).

Ik zoek een woord

Book cover illustration for a poetry anthology about the joy, magic and numerous possibilities of language. Type by Steef Liefting.

Tiny Pleasures Flow calendar

2016 was a year of tiny pleasures, at least on the calendar it was.

Fabric collages Elle decoration

A box containing 29 fabrics was delivered on my doorstep. Christian Lacroix, Kvadrat. Wonderful textures, shimmer, depth. I made 8 pages of associative collages with them for Elle decoration #2/february/march 2017.  Such a dreamjob. Then, sadly, I had to send the box back.    

Fabric collages Elle decoration 2


For B – a Dutch magazine on breastcancer. ‘The various techniques used by specialists for detection’.

Food trends

Another collage for the 2016 series in Elle eten: food trends

3 courses

For each issue of Elle eten (Elle food & wine) I prepare, style and/or illustrate a foolproof recipe, written by Lieke Sniekers. ‘The perfect version of…’  Ongoing series, with Aad Hoogendoorn (photographer).


Sometimes there’s nothing more fulfilling than actual drawing, with pen and ink. I love to make hand drawn illustrations. This one was made for Flow magazine.


The translation of this book title would be something like ‘The miracle that doesn’t tumble down’. I made the cover image with photographer Aad Hoogendoorn. It took a lot of testing and many different objects tumbling down before we were able to take the picture. It’s an actual tower, not a photoshopped one!


For Flow magazine I made various handlettered quotes over the years. This is my fav.


For Dutch television guide VPRO Gids, cover image about ‘cablecutting’.

Food heroes

For Elle eten (food) I made several collages of upcoming food trends, tools, addresses and heroes.

Tears on the mat

For (Dutch) Yoga Magazine. Accompanying letters sent by readers about grief and how yoga helped them cope with it.


Cover for Parool PS. ‘Spring’

Show me

the money. For an article in de Volkskrant about the fundung of our country’s performing arts, theatre and dance companies.

Nr 5

For Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. Aromatic spices in the kitchen.

Shadow play

Made for Opzij, on sexy humour


Two patterns for Flow Magazine’s first Book for paper lovers.  

Autumn breeze

Third coverimage in a series of four for Parool Ps.  Autumn.

summer memories

One of a series of images made for the 2016 Volkskrant summer specials about summer memories. This particular column was about regret for not having captured more imagery of the children while they were young/time fleeing.