Art is the highest form of hope
- Gerhard Richter, painter -
What is activist communication?
Posted on April 17, 2021
What if we could have clean drinking water and grow crops anywhere in the world? Wouldn’t that be great?! The good news is: now we can. With the brand-new invention by the Dutch artist Ap Verheggen and engineer Peter van ...
Posted on March 1, 2021
The newspaper photo made my (German) mother laugh. The Dutch prime minister visiting king Willem-Alexander on his bike. ‘This great kingdom…’, she laughed. ‘So modest in its representation.’ We agreed a cycling prime minister looks good. Unfortunately, the reason for ...
Back to good policing
How often doesn’t one hear a professional sighing: ‘I love my job, but the organisation I work for…’ Police people, nurses, teachers and many other professionals are constantly prevented from doing their work properly by all kinds of rules, regulations ...Read case
Berlin Change Days
‘A tribal meeting for people with a passion for change.’ The Berlin Change Days is an annual forum for change makers, change facilitators and transformation agents, where you can learn, network and celebrate together with 150 people from around the ...Read case
Designers Elien van Egdom, Barbara Pilipp and I developed a co-worker magazine for IKEA Netherlands. The concept: a magazine that is produced almost completely by the co-workers themselves. We support the co-workers in this process. The magazine won the Grand ...Read case
Tchibo, a German coffee brand and chain of stores, has a fresh take on improving working conditions in the factories they source their products from. They are working to achieve this not by power or force, but by dialogue. Between ...Read case
Water Sensitive Rotterdam is a community initiated by Rotterdam Council to prepare the city for climate change. Together with designer Rogier Rosema, I developed the communication strategy and concept for this movement.Read case