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Recent applied art and design assignments:
CLIENT QUESTION: We are looking for something ‘extra’ in our new office; a modern-day showcase-cabinet to show different letters, words and sentences in. It shouldn’t be too deep yet be very visible and flexible.
SOLUTION: Adwords Copywriters house-style used stripes. I made this test setup, they loved it, the cabinet was installed within a week. 11m2 0f Art and design, combined.
CLIENT QUESTION: Our office kitchenette is a mess; we would like to hide it without losing its ease of use.
SOLUTION: There are many attractive (and often cheaper) solutions than doors or walls. This made to measure beaded curtain is one of them.
CLIENT QUESTION: Our new house has a big romantic roofgarden, the only thing that stands out is a colossal steel chimney. Please do something.
SOLUTION: A stainless steel stocking fits in with the rest of the deck and allows plants to climb up the Winoldified chimney. Art and design, combined.
CLIENT QUESTION: We have a beautifully designed open kitchen. It is a bit to open though..
SOLUTION: A custom-made Vider Mint blends into the surroundings and does what it needs to do.
CLIENT QUESTION: Can you brighten up our entry, we would like it to be lighter and more client-friendly.
the client used two massive grey filing cabinets as room dividers and was thinking about a reading table.
SOLUTION: this light roomdivider shields off the work area, doubles as a vertical reading table, brightens the place up and dampens acoustics.
CLIENT QUESTION: My wooden floor is worn around the table, before I call the floorguys, I would like to know what my other options are.
SOLUTION: I sanded out a round carpet and treated it with a different finish. Problem solved attractively. Art and design, combined.
CLIENT QUESTION: Our storefront looks good, but it can’t be seen from the main street. SOLUTION: Even within the boundaries of municipal building&beauty guidelines there are a lot of creative options to make your storefront better at attracting customers.
Attractive custom acoustics
CLIENT QUESTION: Our meetingroom looks fantastic but it bounces with sound, only one person at a time can speak or make a telephone call.
SOLUTION: standard acoustic solutions are expensive, for the same money I can design you a equally dampening piece of art like these lasercut acoustic foam tiles.
DESIGN ASSIGNMENT: We would like to have two dressing rooms in our store, but we don’t want to build walls.
SOLUTION: I designed an attractive set of dressingrooms made from beaded curtains. The client was so content, I ended up designing the whole store.
More photos of my interior design for boutique Festen.
Logos, trademarks, graphic look & feel
I have always loved designing company logos, icons, emblems, trademarks and graphic concepts; graphic Look & Feel. My preferred field of work is around startups and small businesses.
From a single shape or icon to a graphic ‘identity’ including logo, colourscheme, lettering and images. I am good at interpreting your (business) plans and translating them into an attractive look&feel that your target audience can identify with.
Client side creative consultancy
If you hired another design firm for your rebranding or redesign process (identity or interior). I can help you interpret their sketches, predict consequences and find flaws in proposals, from your side. I am a very affordable reality check.
Due to its level of abstraction, it is hard to show graphic examples.
Princing / fee
My design (and consulting) fee is €80 per hour.
Installation is €30 per hour.
I usually work on a fixed fee basis (after agreement on the final design and price)
Typical client questions:
- “We would like our office entrance to be more inviting and user-friendly”
- “We need an object designed that is edible yet feels like a prize”
- “Can you design an elegant sign that is weather/idiot proof“
- “My ecological meatball startup needs a logo and an idea of where to go with the identity, packaging and eventually interior“
- “We want to partititon this room, without darkening it“
- “This gigantic chimney in my roofgarden needs some life/love”
- and best of all: “Please fill this empty wall, can you make us a proposal?”.
I love answering questions like these, contact me with whatever design question you have in mind. A lot of questions can be solved long distance as well.