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Harris Blondman is visual, communication, and studio. Founded by Harry Bloch and Joris Landman, our human scale company combines strong classic typography knowledge with high new media expertise. We design global solutions, identities, books, magazines, websites and apps, for local, national, and international clients.

Harris Blondman are Swiss and Dutch. We speak English, Dutch, French, German and 中文.


Vision

Bespoke design

Loving screen
Loving paper

Outstanding
Experimental
Tradition


Projects

Soon:

  • Project about formalization in digital culture, and emoji
  • Website for a designer from The Hague
  • Website for an artist from Amsterdam
  • Design partner of Speakup, an education app, with EPFL and UNIL, http://ow.ly/UwbC30a9air

Now:

  • Book “Searching for the Cold Spot” for Hanna Mattes, an artist from Berlin, http://ow.ly/UXgz30a7Wpi
  • Public information system for a city in Switzerland
  • Dear Friend, http://dearfriend.harrisblondman.nl
  • Teaching at ECAL in Lausanne
  • Design research at LAPS, the artistic artistic lab of UvA, Sandberg Institute, and Rietveld Academy

Before:

  • Lecture at EPFL in Lausanne
  • Guest teaching at ArtEZ in Arnhem
  • Guest teaching at Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam
  • Lecture at the Knight's move, a lecture series by Stroom Den Haag, http://bit.ly/2fRuRfx
  • Website for Lonneke Van Der Palen, a photographer from Amsterdam, www.lonnekevanderpalen.com
  • Identity and website for Anouk Schneider, a photographer from Geneva, www.anoukanouk.com
  • Presentation at Probe Project, an online art space, in collaboration with Louisa Zahareas, http://bit.ly/2dNp6lK
  • Design partner in research project about online status, with EPFL, UNIL, ECAL, and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  • Movie graphics for Adidas, a sports shoes and clothing multinational from Germany
  • Website for Olivier Lamy, an graphic designer from Brussels, www.olivierlamy.com
  • Website for Hanna Mattes, an artist from Berlin, www.hannamattes.com
  • Guest teaching at KABK in The Hague
  • Book “Innocent”, an artist monograph about Pedro Bakker, an artist and philosopher, for Onomatopee, a publisher in Eindhoven, in collaboration with Jacques Borel, http://ow.ly/4nt1Pl
  • Website for Odette Muijsers, an artist from Amsterdam, www.odettemuijsers.com
  • Panel discussion at What Design Can Do, a design conference in Amsterdam, http://ow.ly/PJYJ301IbQ3
  • Exhibition at X Bank, a design and art space and shop in Amsterdam
  • Guest teaching at Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam
  • Lettering for an exhibition of Simon Wald-Lasowski for Weekender
  • Interview on Hover States, a digital design website, www.hoverstat.es/interview/harris-blondman
  • Illustrated essay for the inaugural issue of MacGuffin, an international design magazine
  • Identity and website for Blauw, an architecture agency from Utrecht, www.blauw-architecten.nl
  • Website for Anno Dijkstra, an artist from Amsterdam, www.annodijkstra.nl
  • Website for Christophe Ponceau, a designer and scenographer from Paris, www.christophe-ponceau.com
  • Identity and magazine for Trend Compass, a trend watching organization in Rotterdam
  • Logo for LCAV, the audio visual communications laboratory of the EPFL in Lausanne
  • Design for Graasp, an online productivity tool, in collaboration with EPFL, www.graasp.eu
  • Phone app Chachachat, about chatting, flirting, and language, www.chachach.at
  • Identity and album designs for Cirque Valentin, a band from Amsterdam, in collaboration with Simon Wald-Lasowski
  • Website for Adrien Rovero Studio, a design company from Lausanne, www.adrienrovero.com
  • Website and photography for Irma Boom’s book “James Jennifer Georgina”, www.jamesjennifergeorgina.com

Teaching & talks:

  • ECAL (CH/2009–now)
  • EPFL (CH/2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • ArtEZ University of the Arts (NL/2017)
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academy (NL/2001, 2006, 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Royal Academy of Art The Hague/​KABK (NL/2016)
  • The Knight's Move (NL/2016)
  • What Design Can Do/​WDCD (NL/2016)
  • Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (NL/2007, 2008)

Shows:

  • Foam Fusion Festival (NL/2017)
  • Photography Museum Amsterdam/​Foam (NL/2017)
  • Probe Project (FR/2016)
  • X Bank (FR/2016)
  • Paris Design Week (FR/2015)
  • D’Days Paris Design Festival (FR/2015)
  • Salone del Mobile (IT/2015)
  • Istanbul Design Biennial (TR/2014)
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (AR/2014)
  • ArtLigue (FR/2014)
  • DutchCulture (NL/2014)
  • Dutch Design Week (NL/2013)
  • Beijing Design Week (ZH/2013)
  • La Placette (CH/2013)
  • Amsterdam Museum (NL/2012)
  • The Wallace Collection (UK/2012)

Clients

We have worked for:

  • Adidas (DE)
  • Adrien Rovero Studio (CH)
  • After Hours Magazine (JP)
  • Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst (NL)
  • Anno Dijkstra (NL)
  • Anouk Schneider (CH)
  • Architectural Association (UK)
  • Big-Game (CH)
  • Blackjack Éditions (CH)
  • Blauw Architecten (NL)
  • Bonhams (UK)
  • Chris Kabel (NL)
  • Christophe Ponceau (FR)
  • Centraal Museum Utrecht (NL)
  • Centre Patronal Vaudois (CH)
  • Cirque Valentin (NL)
  • Dutch Style Company (NL)
  • École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne/​ECAL (CH)
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne/​EPFL (CH)
  • Éditions Dino Simonett (CH)
  • Éditions Gilles Attinger (CH)
  • Erasmus Publishing Ltd. (FR/UK)
  • Eternal Tour Festival (CH)
  • Fabric.ch (CH)
  • Felix Meritis (NL)
  • Galerie Alice Pauli (CH)
  • Graasp (CH)
  • Grand-Hornu Images (BE)
  • Hanna Mattes (DE)
  • Hans Brinker Budget Hotel (NL)
  • Hogeschool van Amsterdam (NL)
  • Illusonic (CH)
  • Infoclio (CH)
  • Instituut Publiek & Politiek (IPP)
  • Intrigue Collection/​Eric Von Robertson (NL)
  • Isabel Ferrand (NL)
  • Johnny Loco (NL)
  • Julika Rudelius (NL)
  • Krijn Christiaansen & Cathelijne Montens (NL)
  • Kunsthaus Zürich (CH)
  • Labor et Fides Publishing (CH)
  • Laura Weeber Architect/​LWA (NL)
  • LCAV (CH)
  • Lonneke Van Der Palen (NL)
  • MacGuffin (NL)
  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (US)
  • Doctors Without Borders/​Médecins Sans Frontières/​MSF (CH)
  • Mister Motley (NL)
  • Moritz Schmid (CH)
  • Noa Giniger (NL)
  • Olivier Lamy (BE)
  • Painted Series/​Saskia Van Drimmelen & Margreet Sweerts (NL)
  • Pedro Bakker (NL)
  • Perscentrum Wonen (NL)
  • PS Project Space (NL)
  • Reed Business (NL)
  • The Municipality of Renens (CH)
  • Régis Tosetti (IT)
  • Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (NL)
  • Royal Tropical Institute Tropenmuseum (NL)
  • Sajoscha Talirz (NL)
  • São Paulo Social Service of Commerce (BR)
  • Simon Wald-Lasowski (NL)
  • Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (NL)
  • Stichting Filippinos (NL)
  • Stichting Kunstboek (BE)
  • Stroom Den Haag (NL)
  • Studio Ramin Visch (NL)
  • Subbacultcha (NL)
  • Suze May Sho (NL)
  • Tettero Art Consultants/​Siebe Tettero (NL)
  • The Council for the Judiciary (NL)
  • The Wallace Collection (UK)
  • Trend Compass (NL)
  • University of Lausanne/​UNIL (CH)
  • Willemien Bakker-Davidse (NL)
  • Zeeuws Maritiem Museum (NL)