Design for Naître aux mondes
7 booklets for 7 Belgian photographers taking part in the photography festival ‘Les Rencontres de la photographie, Arles’.
In collaboration with KIOSK, Ghent & mòsso, Brussels.
Photographers: Valerio Alvarez, Maroussia Prignot, Chrystel Mukeba, Rami Hara, Brahim Tall, Helene Amouzou, Muhiba Botan & Patrick Wokmeni.
A booklet and a series of postcards for a poetry pharmacy.
Texts by Pascale Van den Abeele, Lien Van Leemput, Elise Erzeel,
Amarant Plas, Lucie Van Kerckhove,
Merel Scharff, Mieke De Smet & Rudy Van der Stuyft.
Font used: Faune, Alice Savoie/Cnap, via fontbrief
Book design, editing & text editing for Els Dierick.
Images and concept by Els Dierick.
Visual Identity for KIOSK
Playfulness, ‘odd’ typefaces, a strict grid and a touch of colour form the basis for this identity.
Memoires of my grandfather.
A book about taking time, about autumn and spring, memories and future thoughts, passions and fascinations, small fears, about beautiful words but most of all: about love.
Contact me if you would like to receive a copy.
Development and design of interview series, in close collaboration with Simon
Delobel and Oriol Vilanova.
Being in isolation modus (covid-19, you know), calls for the return to the base: my sticky notebooks. I mix and match words with images, tissues of my thinking come onto sticky paper.
Click here to order as postcard set.
A Zine: capturing the party of
a lifetime, 80th anniversary.
Applesauce is a collection of texts and stories describing a variety of everyday situations.
The reader is invited to take
a walk through a trajectory of everyday misunderstandings, observations, conversations, embarrassments, thoughts,
habits, doubts, movements, dreams… in order to discover
the absurd, the dramatic and
surreal side of the everyday.
Applesauce is a also in use as
a script book for other projects.
50 x ‘YES’
Invitation for a golden 50th
A collection of short stories starring
You, Me, Life and a variety of (extra)
A column about boredom, written for Issue° 1, ‘Speculating Systems’, Sandberg Design Department.
Boredom is a phenomenon that is constantly present in our society, but often remains concealed.
Everyone deals with it, but at the same time it seems impossible to exist within our system- and work based society. How do we feel when we are bored? What kind of actions do we consider while being bored?
Can we look at boredom as a taboo of the 21th century?
A series of posters questioning
a variety of subjects that we are confronted with on a daily basis.
An attempt of archiving my notebooks into a notebook.
Instructions about the contours
of everyday reality. Scripts about different kinds of conversations. Templates to experiment with our communication. Questions about what our language can (not) do.
Games to challenge our everyday communication.
Same Same But Different questions the connection between image and text. How can they influence/change each other?
A manipulative and interpretative publication.
A fictional identity for the Italian
Mafia. But how to design a secret
and hidden identity? How to design
an identity if nothing can be visual?
The answer is an identity that is
based on verbal communication
A chain of Italian restaurants
serves as cover-up. Members of
the Mafia communicate based on
the act of speaking, eating and of
ordering food. The menu serves
as the identity manual.
A contribution for a calendar. December is the month where
we make resolutions and start postponing them. Only Sunday, nothing has to be planned.
A publication about Peruvian adobe architecture in combination with
the country’s political propaganda system. The adobe walls become
a medium to convey the political messages. A wall as a poster.
Extensions of this publication are handmade adobe bricks and a series of reinterpreted posters.
What is it that my father has with his pressure washer?
How to put a knife in my throat without dying?
What is it that makes boobies
How do fish sleep?
An infinite amount of questions
that fill my head on a daily basis. This Question Catalogue consists of
a questions publication and a (fake) answers publication.
A fictional identity for Vooruit Arts Centre in Ghent, result of a school assignment.
The encryption of a new(s)paper.
All of the articles are designed as linguistic games, that are linked to the content of the articles. Articles can be interpreted in different ways, as text —even when in a newspaper— is never 100% clear.
The format of this new(s)paper is an endless loop, the news keeps on producing itself regardless the ends of the pages.
A zine that deals with the rise and
the bankruptcy of the Belgian Airline Company Sabena.
The zine holds two covers, one for each part. It can be flipped through in two ways. In the middle of the zine Hero and Zero meet in a centerfold.