Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 26, 2012

Thought associations

Crossing the road on my daily walk this morning, I noticed that the asphalt had been repaired in a surprisingly playful way and on such a scale that it could not be a coincidence.     The intriguing designs created Read more

 
July 21, 2012

Inspiration. Beach collections.

Rust, blues and greens This summer I see rusty colours wherever I go. It is the theme of my daily (pre)occupation.   Large steel tubes for a North Sea wind turbine   Recently, a short stay on the beach…   Read more

 
July 6, 2012

Work and play

I’m preparing a book on the most heavy material imaginable: iron. And ever since I’ve begun this project, wherever I have gone I’ve always come home with some feathers. It often makes me wonder what will follow later on, as Read more

 
July 2, 2012

What is serious?

My recent Great Sweep through my studio included going through my ‘Rajasthan‘ cupboard. It was good to unfold and rearrange a collection of Indian textiles – nothing exceptionally valuable but a testimony to change as a number of hand-blocked cotton Read more