01 Hack/Play: Let’s Start Playing The Game!

02 Specialized Generalists

03 The fall and rise of Dutch design

04 AIGA's Design Envy features Letterlab

05 little BIG TYPE SAYS MORE, boxed

06 ED Award for Exhibition design!

07 Design in Rotterdam 1988-2013

08 Design’s Social Pledge

09 Blended Published


11 Two Nominations ED Awards 2013!

12 Graduation Show ’12 Up Close Wide Open

13 Digitizing Contemporary Art

14 Sometimes Six is just not enough

15 It’s Design in the Game

16 Curators at Design Academy

17 ED Award for Slow Art!

18 EYE Film Institute + DAE

19 My love is not a joke

20 Goose Hunt in Museum Hilversum

21 It’s art in the game!

22 design platform rotterdam essays

23 New Pocketknife LP Canyon Dancing 2

24 Stereohype B.I.O. Series #10

25 Benguiat Tribute for NWAT design festival

26 the first typonine type specimen

27 Chinese Abstract ‘Slow’ Art published

28 Ed Benguiat record single

29 Lecture for pdp conference, Serbia

30 The Role of Women in Design

31 ED Award for Artistic catalogue

32 VROAAM lecture & portfolio review

33 Lecture for Romeo Delta/BNO

34 Efteling Radio + DAE

35 european design awards x2

36 Fantastische Fotografie

37 world expo 2010 shanghai

38 étapes Magazine features Letterlab

39 Design Walks ED Festival

40 Letterlab Seasonal Poster Series

41 Lecture for BNO Spellbound

42 TDC honor and ADCN nomination

43 Print Magazine Master class

44 Frank Havermans NAI Book Launch

45 design initiatief’s future telling

46 Letterlab Commercial Airs on National TV

47 Letterlab Exhibition on Typography opens

48 Blurrr/TENT.10 ID & exhibition design

49 TDC Numbers Contribution

50 Facing China Catalogue published

51 Custom Typographic Installation in Soho

52 Collaboration with poet Tsead Bruinja

53 1 workshop and 3 lectures in Croatia

54 Platform 21 = Joyriding

55 Tambourine Dream, FF03

56 Visual Rhetoric of the Supreme Being

57 GreyTones spread and exhibition

58 Vive le Papier Electronique poster

59 Tougher than Featherz, FF02

60 Designprijs Rotterdam

61 Made with FontFont Cover & End Pages

62 Tokyo Chat airs on NHK in Japan

63 Ruffle Yo Featherz, FF01

64 BIG TYPE SAYS MORE at Museum Boijmans

65 VIDE workshop web teaser

66 Red Dot Award for LYWH

67 Yesterday, I lost my Helvetica, lecture

68 Real Dutch Design 0607

69 Rotten Cocktails LP by Boy Robot

70 Channel Push Breakin video for Hifana DVD

71 Typographic Tool ‘Punkt’ released

72 2+3D Interview and cover design

73 New workshops, lectures & research

74 VisCom published The New Typographers

75 Little Yellow Writing Hood

76 Guest designers for Items Magazine

77 Strange Attractors ADC Young Guns 4!

78 Dutch Design 2004-2005

79 Brunn Judge’s Choice TDC2 2004

80 Recognition for catalogue design

81 Cranbrook Graduate Catalogue, Transit

82 Cranbrook Masters Catalogue Redesign

83 Cranbrook Video Festival Poster

84 Hey Dutchie! Poster

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The Role of
Women in Design

Lecture on the future of graphic design at Zeebelt symposium

‘BESTAAT HET VAK GRAFISCH ONTWERP OVER 10 JAAR NOG?’/‘WILL GRAPHIC DESIGN AS A PROFESSION STILL EXIST IN 10 YEARS FROM NOW?’ A two day long symposium about the future of Graphic Design. If this profession want to last in an era in which technology is developing constantly, then we have to do something! The graphic designer needs to be changed into a critical visual entertainer, that uses humor and (social) engagement as the most essential ingredients in his or her work.

(Or: How graphic design should reinvent itself. A report of the two day symposium about the future of graphic design)

“In an almost sold out Zeebelt theatre in The Hague, renowned Dutch designer Gert Dumbar gives his call to arms to graphic designers. If graphic design wants to survive in our rapidly changing technopoly, he says, the mentality of the designer needs to change. Therefore Dumbar has initiated the two day symposium ‘will graphic design still exist in 10 years?’, together with Zeebelt and The Royal Academy of Art (KABK). To give answer to this question, Dumbar has collected a broad range of designers to speak about the future of the profession from their standpoint.   (...) Instead of presenting their work, with which most of the audience is already well familiar, Strange Attractors (Catelijne van Middelkoop and Ryan Pescatore Frisk) take on a social issue. Van Middelkoop starts off with a quote by Milton Glaser: “women get pregnant, have children, go home and take care of their children. And those essential years that men are building their careers and becoming visible are basically denied to women who choose to be at home.” At first the talk seems to be a general discussion on the role of women in design: stressing the need to not make your sex the subject (referring to ‘nipple pieces’ popular while the attractors were students at Cranbrook). We also get some insights into how well known female designers use Facebook to discuss articles like ‘Women at the Drawing Board’. But when six powerful women in the world of design are introduced, we learn they have one thing in common: they didn’t have children. So we’re back at the beginning: the Attractors are in their thirties, and the question of whether you can combine children with a design career is obviously personal. The question is left open: although Van Middelkoop is inclined to believe Glaser, Laurie Haycock tells her otherwise.”
(Eric Schrijver)


Complete review

Gert Dumbar

Laurie Haycock Makela


Milton Glaser on women in design

The Graphic Glass Ceiling

Women at the Drawing Board

Rolling Stone design issue

Architect Barbie