Enkeling is het alias van Symen Veenstra. Hij is illustrator en werkt vanuit Haarlem. Zijn werk vond o.a. zijn weg naar kranten, tijdschriften, websites, jaarverslagen en folders. Hij maakte illustraties voor o.a. Actimel, Adobe, Blaadje, BNO, Bright, Cast Iron, COC, Custo Barcelona, Defiant.tv, Geldgids, Havana, ING, Vara’s Kassa, Kop of Munt, La Vie en Rose, Maandag, NRC Handelsbald, nrc.next, Noordkaap, OOM, het Parool, Seat, Shell, Sprout, T-mobile, TNT, en YouTube. Daarnaast maakt hij vrij werk. Een gedeelte van zijn typografisch werk heeft hij inmiddels geëxposeerd.
Enkeling is the AKA of Symen Veenstra. He is an illustrator who works in Haarlem. His work appears in papers, magazines, websites, annual reports and folders. He made illustrations for a diverse range of clients.

Love Loops

Love Loops, typography, , handlettering, lettering, psychedelic, , layers, calligraphy, Enkeling, 2018

2936 typography | Wed 17 Oct 2018 15:43

Too Tired

Too Tired, typography, lettering, psychedelic, calligraphy, Enkeling, 2018

There’s some lettering hidden in there. Inspired by another sleep deprived night

2928 drawings,typography | Mon 15 Oct 2018 17:03

Don’t You Wish

Don't You Wish You Had (What You Had When You Had It), Ruth Copeland, Funkadelic, Funk, typography, lettering, calligraphy, Enkeling, 2018

Typography inspired by the title of the 1970 track Don’t You Wish You Had (What You Had When You Had It) by Ruth Copeland.

2919 cover versions,typography | Tue 9 Oct 2018 16:44

Plantage Etalage: Svea

Enkeling, Plantage Etalage, exhibition, typography, lettering, Svea, ode

This month I’m showing some of my typographic odes to my daughter in Puntspatie’s Plantage Etalage here in Amsterdam. So come take a look if you are in the neighbourhood!

For some more information, go to Puntspatie’s site

2910 expo,typography | Tue 11 Sep 2018 10:48

In and Out of Focus

In and Out of Focus, typography, lettering, calligraphy, Focus, Svea is de liefste, Enkeling, 2018

Typography inspired by the title of a 1970 In and Out of Focus by Focus by Dutch band Focus.

2905 typography | Wed 18 Jul 2018 17:08

Generation Z

Generation Z, Gen Z, GenZers, Pete Cape, research world, magazine, editorial, Enkeling, 2018
Generation Z, Gen Z, GenZers, Pete Cape, research world, magazine, editorial, Enkeling, 2018

Illustrations for the article “Ten things you need to know about Gen Z” for Research World magazine

2892 commissions,drawings | Mon 28 May 2018 14:30

Probiblio Illustrations

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, wendbaar op koers, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Probiblio, illustration, meerjarenplan, bibliotheken, Noord_Holland, Zuid-Holland, Erikenik, Enkeling, 2018

Part of a series of illustrations I made for Probiblio’s multiannual plan. Probiblio is an organisation that supports libraries in the west of Holland. Done in collaboration with Erikenik.

2876 commissions,drawings,typography | Thu 22 Feb 2018 16:35

Puzzles Not Problems

Puzzles, problems, typography, lettering, hand lettering, quote, Quincy Jones, stationary, Enkeling, 2018

Inspired by something Quincy Jones said in an interview. Coloring and style inspired by feedback from Wim Wepster

Puzzles, problems, typography, lettering, hand lettering, quote, Quincy Jones, stationary, Enkeling, 2018
(detail)

2870 typography | Tue 20 Feb 2018 14:09

Get ready for your future

Inholland, illustration, Amsterdam, future, futuristic, Enkeling, 2018

Inholland, bag, jutebutel, illustration, Amsterdam, future, futuristic, Enkeling, 2018

Illustration for Inholland, color version used on the cover of a magazine, black and white version for a bag handed out to freshman students

2864 commissions,drawings,typography | Wed 14 Feb 2018 14:15

Svea 3 jaar

Svea Veenstra, de liefste, typography, birthday, lettering, handlettering, Enkeling, 2018

Typography for my daughter’s third birthday. Gefeliciteerd lieve Svea!

2859 drawings,typography | Fri 9 Feb 2018 06:00

Marianne Kubatsch

Marianne Kubatsch, Dupe, slachtofferadvocaat, tijdschrift, portret, illustratie, Enkeling, 2017

Portrait of lawyer Marianne Kubatsch for Dupe magazine.

2852 commissions,drawings,portraits | Tue 19 Sep 2017 14:21

David van Reybrouck

David van Reybrouck, portrait, NRC Handelsblad, drawing, peace, mindfulness, Enkeling, 2017

portrait of Belgian cultural historian, archaeologist and author David van Reybrouck for Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad

2846 commissions,drawings | Wed 7 Jun 2017 10:59

Svea 27

Svea Veenstra, de liefste, typography, layers, complex, Enkeling, 2017

2840 typography | Tue 23 May 2017 13:19

Svea 26 – Ik ben blij!

Svea Veenstra, de liefste, typography, drawing, quote, lettering, hand drawn, ik ben blij, Enkeling, 2017

“Ik ben blij!” is something my daughter recently said. It means “I’m happy!”

2835 typography | Wed 17 May 2017 16:46

Svea 25

Svea Veenstra, de liefste, typography, drawing, quote, lettering, hand drawn, Enkeling, 2017

The text can be roughly translated as “Is it OK for me to get out of bed, Daddy?” and was one of the first sentences spoken by my daughter.

2829 drawings,typography | Wed 26 Apr 2017 14:38


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