Pieter is a visual artist and designer with a burning love for letterforms. Going freelance in 2012, he has since applied his typographic skills to a broad range of projects, from big commercial gigs to obscure art initiatives, both in Belgium and abroad.
Although his designs often end up as digital pieces, the majority of their development happens off the computer. In an ever more automised world, Pieter likes to craft letters the old-fashioned way: with pencil and loads of tracing paper. Not surprisingly, early to mid-20th-century advertising and pop culture are major influences in his work.
Next to commissions, Pieter is always working on a lot of personal projects, constantly exploring new visuals and techniques. Humor is an important factor in all of this, following the mantra that life is too short—or too long—to not have fun.
Extended portfolio pdf available upon request.
PS: Yes, Pieter wrote this entire thing in third person.
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