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The Dutch city of Gouda has a library / cultural centre with the delicious name, De Chocoladefabriek (or The Chocolate Factory). Illustrator and designer Joost Swarte created five chocolate coins to celebrate the five aspects of this organisation : the … Continue reading
More often than not, comics-themed stamp designers take the easy road. They pick a more or less representative (and hopefully stand-alone) piece of artwork (or have one commissioned) and slap that on a stamp. Much rarer are the stamps that … Continue reading
Joost Swarte provided this illustration for a discussion in the New York Times on Sunday, August 18. Swarte and books (or the lack thereof) always make a good combination. (Thanks, Mike)
If the Joost Swarte Blog is to be believed, nothing is safe from Swarte’s urge to redesign and illustrate. Take this van, for example, selling french fries on cultural events in and around Haarlem. Oh, Joost, must you be so … Continue reading
Joost Swarte provided a pretty sweet illustration in this weekend’s New York Times, for a reader’s letter about the relativity of the midlife crisis. (with thanks to Mike R.)
I recently attended an underwater hockey championship that my son took part in. Underwater hockey is not really a spectator sport, so I was quite lucky to find that the Wisselaar swimming pool in Breda (The Netherlands) boasts a monumental … Continue reading