education: Graphic Design at Shillington College. Studio Art at LaTrobe Street College. Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Hogeschool Utrecht.
breakthrough: Foldskool Heroes, a series of papertoys based on my childhood heroes and my publication in the comic anthology Fat Chunk.
inspiration: Vintage stuff like old plastic toys, (animated) movies and videogames from the sixties/seventies/eighties. Classic designers like Saul Bass and Paul Rand. Pop-art, low-brow art, street-art and the whole designer toy movement.
Contributions to books like Papertoy Monsters, We Are Papertoys, Urban Paper, Papercraft, Fat Chunk, Toyland and magazines like German gamemagazine GEE, the Korean ELLE and UK designmagazine Computer Arts Projects.
Hasbro, Workman Publishers, HOW Design, ImageZoo, HorrorMerch, Mobile Agency, designGenerator, Beyond Illusions, Australian Geographic.
specialism: Design of papertoys of which the template consists of one piece of paper and also fits on a single piece of lettersized paper.
Urban Arts Festival Amsterdam (2011), Graphic Design Festival Breda (2010); Pink Hobo Gallery, Minneapolis (2009); Urban Paper Shows, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Kansas, Arnhem (2009); 2Edged Show, Thessalonik (2009);