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.

Too Old For This Shirt

too old for this shirt, Redbubble, t-shirt, shirt, fashion, t-shirt dress, typography, hand lettering, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

…but you’re never too young to buy this shirt! Selling some shirts recently at Redbubble made me remember I have a spot there so I created something new for it. Go here for this design and more.

3038 typography | Tue 10 Sep 2019 00:33

NRC North Sea Jazz Cover

North Sea Jazz, Robert Glasper, Sly5thAve, NRC Handelsblad, piano, jazz, typography, hand lettering, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

Cover illustration and typography for the cultural supplement of the NRC Handelsblad newspaper about the North Sea Jazz festival. Focus of the cover is pianist and artist in residence Robert Glasper

3034 commissions,drawings,typography | Thu 5 Sep 2019 00:33

Clicks, Acid ‘n’ Disco (alternative artwork)

chicken lips, clicks, acid ’n’ disco, trust the dj, album cover, artwork, illustration, typography, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

alternative artwork for Chicken Lips’ 2004 excellent mix album Clicks, Acid ‘n’ Disco. Give it a listen.

3023 cover versions,drawings,typography | Sat 29 Jun 2019 00:33

Mansun – Six (alternative cover)

Mansun, Six, album cover, artwork, illustration, typography, handdrawn, Enkeling, 2019

alternative artwork for Mansun’s 1998 cult classic Six.

3020 cover versions,drawings,typography | Tue 21 May 2019 16:52

No Reason To Remember

Lousy Day, typography, no reason to remember, handdrawn, handlettering, calligraphy, experimental, Enkeling, 2019

If you are able to read this I salute you

2991 typography | Wed 8 May 2019 12:13

Won’t You

J Mascis, A Web So Dense, typography, handlettering, lettering, psychedelic, layers, purple, calligraphy, Enkeling, 2018

Typography based upon a lyric from J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr fame’s song “A Web So Dense”

2946 cover versions,typography | Wed 14 Nov 2018 16:16

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

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


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