Hockney Meets Van Gogh in Amsterdam

David Hockney Hockney’s works are being displayed for the first time in the Netherlands at the Van Gogh Museum until the May 26. The exhibition ‘Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature’ displays the unquestionable influence that Vincent van Gogh’s work had on Hockney’s aesthetic. By IMELDA LOAKES David Hockney is one of the […]

First Ever Amsterdam Ramen Festival Attracts Hundreds

Sunday, February 17 saw the first ever Ramen Festival in Amsterdam, which took place at restaurant De Bajes, Utrechtsestraat. The event is the brainchild of Susam Pang, the festival founder and one of the co-creators of Foodbloggers Award. A number of Japanese restaurants set up stands at the festival, offering various types of ramen and […]

Debunking Heineken: Olivier van Beemen Discusses his Provocative New Book

People across the globe know and recognize the red star and iconic green bottles associated with Heineken, the international Dutch brewing company. But they rarely stop to think about what lies behind the image. Heineken has been in the African continent for over 100 years. Their website promotes an underlying ethic of “growing together in […]

Dutch and Japanese Designers Join Forces to Host the Cool Japan Design Weekend at the Tropenmuseum

The world-wide fascination with Japanese culture and design spans centuries. Today, Japanese design permeates many aspects of our visual culture, from Manga comics, to kawaii, or cute in Japanese, fashion from the streets of Harajuku. Designers from across the globe have been inspired by Japanese design, combining elements of its iconic aesthetic with their own […]

Food For Thought: Exhibition at the Foam Brings Food Photography into the Limelight

Food photography is never just about the food itself, and has become an essential element of our dining experience as a representation of lifestyle, culture, relationships, and consumption. Feast For The Eyes – The Story of Food in Photography, is inspired by a book that was curated by Susan Bright and Denise Wolff and organized […]