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Nation of Darkness

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‘Here are the two most shattering facts about North Korea. First, when viewed by satellite photography at night, it is an area of unrelieved darkness. Barely a scintilla of light is visible even in the capital city. Second, a North Korean is on average six inches shorter than a South Korean. You may care to imagine how much surplus value has been wrung out of such a slave, and for how long, in order to feed and sustain the militarized crime family that completely owns both the country and its people.’ – Christopher Hitchens in 2010.

Spitsbergen Rocks!

New bookdesign for Lara Almarcegui, lots of maps and detailed information of ALL the types of rocks on Spitsbergen.

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If you speak Nors you can read more here

Summertime!

Latest issue of De Gids, with contributions of students of the photography department of the Rietveld Academy and graphic designers Roosje Klap and Mathias Schweizer

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Nice test-picture with a stand-in, just before the coronation of Queen Juliana.standin

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Waiting for Spring

Great serie of daffodils from the Alabama Plant AtlasTROY000025809AMAL00019365TROY000028182

Two Posters for mugmetdegoudentand

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Photography & art direction: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin &  M/M Paris
Graphic design by me

Earthside

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Famous first colorphoto from space, not with the earth rising from below, but as seen by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.

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Opinio

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Selection of covers of Opinio, a political and cultural weekly which existed from 2007 till 2008.

The Canyon Diablo meteorite

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The Canyon Diablo meteorite fragments of an asteroid that impacted in Arizona, USA. Photographed in the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.