Amsterdam and It’s Many Faces

One of the observations I have made in recent time about Amsterdam is the sort of districts that it is broken up into. …

One of the more compelling things that I appreciate in Dutch Design is minimalism. The short, straightforward and simplistic approach to communication can be such a strong and interesting way to communicate to one’s audience.

One of my favorite examples of this is the discount dry goods store known as…

The Middle Road to The Truth — Thoughts

Wow, okay so this last chapter of False Flat was quite an impactful one. Not only did it discuss the progressive globalization of the Netherlands, it also details the beauty and success of the Polder system.

As a graphic design major, there…

Amsterdam — The city built on Water

One of the unique and interesting things about Amsterdam as a city is the fact that it was constructed by pushing the water back. This was done through years of technological advances that helped allow the city to continue to build over top…

Dutch Art and Design

One of the most interesting things to note about the differences between Dutch Art and Italian Renaissance art is the distinction between what is all there — the lack of hidden messages or morals behind a piece. …

One of the most beautiful things within Amsterdam is the land and nature that lives within it. There is so much untouched beautiful land that was crafted from decades of working together to create land from sea. Because of this, Amsterdam is revered in it’s natural landscape and beautiful scenery.

Bicycles in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known to be a predominantly bike riding city although this wasn’t the case originally. Post war, many people in Amsterdam were able to afford auto mobiles and so the number of cars on the Amsterdam roads continued to increase. Subsequently, so did the number of…

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