1 July Keti Koti, Dutch national commemoration of the abolition of slavery 150 years ago. But 100 years before the abolition of slavery, they already revolted.
QUEST science magazine wrote 6 stories about freedom fighters that should not be forgotten: Anton de Kom, Massavana, Ma Pansa, Boni, Coffij, Tula & Sablika
Weekly drawing for the Guardian’s Saturday during summer, illustrating 17 debates for the ‘You Be The Judge’ column.
The iconic figures in the logos of brands such as Starbucks, Twitter and Hero each have their own story.
A series of illustrations for Mezza, the weekend magazine of Het Algemeen Dagblad. These illustrations were designed and made for three abstract poems, creating a blend of art and literature.
Illustrations for BPD (building and area development fund) on water management in the Netherlands, specifically on major concerns and what needs to change.
Illustrations for an article on how the Dutch railways are using artificial intelligence to better their logistics.
Artwork made during residency at Almost Perfect in Taito-ku, Tokyo. In this series, three examples of the use of Japanese ceramics are shown (goldfish pond, ramen bowl and Ikebana vase).
The ‘Kingyo’ illustration was also used as a cover on the Tokyoiter.
Illustration for Diabc, a Dutch magazine for Diabetes patients.
Illustration for an article on organizing your home when you’ve got ADHD or mental health issues.
For the column ‘The Home You Own’ in the Washington Post.
Illustration for the Voraciously section of The Washington Post, depicting the Christmas gifts offered by the newspaper.
Illustrations for Filosofie Magazine on the meaning of freedom, especially in times of lockdown.
Series for Algemeen Dagblad about holiday memories of Dutch writers in their home country.
Finnish fin-tech company Greenstep published a survey on the ideal workplace in their magazine, illustrated by Aart-Jan.
If all damage claims come at the same time, illustration NRC Handelsblad
Inforgraphic that explains the use of residual heat from the factory for households in the Rotterdam area.
With the rising of the temperature, Amsterdam might look like this in the future.
These are the illustrations Steve did for Venner Shipley, a patent and trade mark attorneys. They wanted to re-brand their website but keep a lot of the inventive and slightly quirky character the company has. This gave Steve the opportunity to go a bit atoom stijl . . . robots, propellor cars, chemists and machines . .
Rembrandt was the superhero painter of his time. He is still one of the most famous painters in the world.
Pilot-based and demos hope for government support. Infographic for Chemistry Magazine
Dutch sellers cannot do without the paints of AkzoNobel and PPG survive. With sophisticated contracts, the manufacturers control the paint trade.
Series of illustrations for Monocle magazine, about crowdfunded media platforms, and how they please(d) their crowds.
What’s the perfect tea pairing for your self-care practice?
Series of illustrations for the platform MindBodyGreen and Traditional Medicinals.
The article comes up with a herbal tea suggestion for your favorite type of self-care, whether that is a morning yoga session, gathering with a group of friends or your bed-time routine.
Empty supermarket shelves with no toilet paper, milk, and bread, coronavirus is gettin real! It’s not because of shortage, but the fear of a lockdown here in the Netherlands.
illustration all about fun, modern approaches of doing homework for Klasse Magazine.