Curriculum vitae

Vanessa van Dam (Amsterdam, 1971)
Education: Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (1991–1996)
Lives and works in Amsterdam

2019
Hermitage Amsterdam
Graphic design for exhibition ‘Jewels / Glittering at the Russian Court’
Exhibition design by Carlo Wijnands
Candide
Journal for Architectural Knowledge, dedicated to exploring the culture of knowledge specific to architecture. Aachen University, Germany
together with Adriaan Mellegers
TU Delft
Design for exhibitions of the archive of the TU University, together with Adriaan Mellegers
Shortlist Amsterdam III
Restaurant & cookbook, the English edition.
Authors: Floor & Famke van Praag, publisher: Caperleaves.
Cargo in Context
All graphic communications

2018
De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
Graphic design for exhibition ‘Life of Buddha’, together with Adriaan Mellegers
TU Delft
Design for exhibitions of the archive of the TU University, together with Adriaan Mellegers
Shortlist Amsterdam II
Restaurant & cookbook about the 12 best bars of Amsterdam.
Authors: Floor & Famke van Praag, publisher: Caperleaves.
Cargo in Context
All graphic communications (among others; exhibition Annaleen Louwes)
Museum Oud Amelisweerd (MOA)
All graphic communications
Kiki’s Stocksale Amsterdam
All graphic communications, stocksale Kiki Niesten

2017
Hermitage Amsterdam
Graphic design for exhibition ‘Hollandse Meesters’
Hermitage Amsterdam
Design of catalogue ‘Hollandse Meesters’ (Dutch & English version)
TU Delft
Design for exhibitions of the archive of the TU University, together with Adriaan Mellegers
Prometheus Publishers / Thomas Möhlmann
Cover design for book of poetry ‘Ik was een hond’
Cargo in Context
All graphic communications (among others exhibition Annaleen Louwes, Patricia Kaersenhout, Maurice Bogaert)
Museum Oud Amelisweerd (MOA)
All graphic communications (among others exhibition ‘TIER’ by Sinke & van Tongeren and ‘Made in China’)
Kiki’s Stocksale Amsterdam
All graphic communications, stocksale Kiki Niesten
Maké Jewellery
Logo & corporate identity

2016
De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
Graphic design for the exhibition ‘Happy birthday Marilyn Monroe’
Shortlist Amsterdam
Restaurant & cookbook about the 16 best restaurants of Amsterdam.
Authors: Floor & Famke van Praag, publisher: Caperleaves. Best Book Design 2016
Museum Oud Amelisweerd (MOA)
All graphic communications (among others exhibition Stephan Vanfleteren)
Cargo in Context
Corporate identity for Art space (space for site specific projects)
Kiki’s Stocksale Amsterdam
All graphic communications, stocksale Kiki Niesten
Parels van Makkum 
Design of website www.parelsvanmakkum.nl
Client: Anne Hayen, design pearls: Alexander van Slobbe

2015
Post NL
Design of two postage stamps ‘200 years of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,’ theme: ‘King Willem I versus Willem-Alexander’
Royal Palace Amsterdam
All graphic communications
Museum Oud Amelisweerd (MOA)
All graphic communications
nai010 publishers/Museum Oud Amelisweerd (MOA)
‘Between knowing and understanding’, monograph on Armando (Dutch version and English version)
Dansk Arkitektur Center, Kopenhagen, Denemark, in collaboration with Archis/Volume
Exhibition design for ‘The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace’
Studio-X Istanbul, Turkey, in collaboration with Archis/Volume
Exhibition design for ‘The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace’
Van Slobbe Van Benthum
New identity for fashion labels of designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum
Kiki’s Stocksale
Design of identity for fashion retailer Kiki Niesten, Amsterdam

2014
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany, in collaboration with Archis/Volume
Exhibition design for ‘The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace’
Post NL
Design of two postage stamps ‘200 years of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,’ theme: ‘King Willem I versus Willem-Alexander’
Keuze van Kiki
Design of identity for fashion label Keuze van Kiki (Kiki Niesten)
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Posters, leaflets, tickets, signage
General guides (in 6 languages) on history of Palace
Development of new route through Palace
Prometheus Publishers / Jean-Phillipe Toussaint (Belgium)
Cover design for ‘Naakt’
Stroom, The Hague, in collaboration with Archis/Volume
Exhibition design for ‘The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace’
Over het IJ Festival
Design of new identity, posters, leaflets, programmes
MOA (Museum Oud Amelisweerd)
Posters, leaflets, books, etc.
Signage for museum

2013
Post NL
Design of two postage stamps ‘200 years of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,’ theme: ‘200 years of Constitution’
Martine Stig / Kodoji Press, Baden, Switzerland
Photography book ‘Cauchy Horizons’, Kodoji Press publishers, Baden, Switzerland
Prometheus Publishers / Thomas Möhlmann
Cover design for book of poetry ‘Waar we wonen’
Royal Palace Amsterdam
3 posters, catalogue, admission tickets, etc. for exhibition ‘The Palace and Dam Square’
3D print brooches for guides and attendants, in collaboration with Carlo Wijnands
SCHUNCK, Heerlen
New website design
MOA (Museum Oud Amelisweerd)
Posters, leaflets, books, etc.
Typography for furniture piece with original Chinese wallpaper

2012
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Design of new identity
Poster ‘King Louis Napoleon & his Palace in Dam Square’
Signage for Palace
Posters, leaflets, tickets
MOA (Museum Oud Amelisweerd)
Design of new identity
New website
Poster, leaflet, etc. for exhibition ‘The Building’
One Architecture (architectural firm)
Design of identity, stationary, etc.

2011
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Poster for exhibition ‘The Batavian Commissions’
General guides (in 6 languages) on history of Palace
Tickets, leaflets, etc.
Armando Museum
Publication, posters, invitations, etc. exhibition ‘Armando Biennale Revisited’
Publication, posters, invitations, etc. exhibition ‘Notes concerning the past’
SeeMe
Identity
Municipality of Haarlemmermeer
Signage for art in public spaces

2010
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag / Focus Publishers
Monograph on photographer Gerard Fieret
Martine Stig / Motive Gallery
Design for publication ‘Ante’
Armando Museum
Design of ‘Armando’ typeface in collaboration with David Bennewith
New identity
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Poster and catalogue for exhibition ‘Perfection in proportion’
Tickets, leaflets, etc.
Monica Nouwens / Paradox
Photography book (unpublished)
One Architecture (architectural firm)
Signage for St Jozef health centre in Deventer

2009
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Website design
Martine Stig / Motive Gallery
Design for publication ‘Sisters’
Soundtrackcity / d’jonge Hond publishers
Publication ‘8 soundwalks in Amsterdam’
ReMap
Website and development of iPhone App in collaboration with Martine Stig, Selene Kolman and Stef Kolman
Prometheus Publishers / Thomas Möhlmann
Design of cover for book of poetry ‘Kranen open’

2008
Netherlands Photo Museum / Focus Publishers
Monograph on photographer Oscar van Alphen
Netherlands Architecture Institute (N.A.I.)
Signage and newspaper for exhibition ‘The land of Golden Pyramids’
Transit
Printed material Artotheek Amsterdam Zuid-Oost
Urban Explorers Festival
Exhibition in collaboration with Martine Stig and Bliin
De Vleeshal
Invitation for Martine Stig exhibition
Prometheus Publishers / Peter Middendorp
Cover design

2007
Museum Jan Cunen
Posters and signage for Sjaak Langenberg exhibition
Netherlands Architecture Institute (N.A.I. Rotterdam & N.A.I. Maastricht)
Design of exhibition on architect Pierre Cuypers
De Nederlandsche Bank
Publication on 25-year history of Art Collection De Nederlandsche Bank
Municipality of Tilburg / Edwin Jacobs
Website design Cultuurmakelaar
Prometheus Publishers / Bas Heijne
Cover design for ‘De Werkelijkheid’ (2nd edition)
Prometheus Publishers / Bas Heijne
Cover design for ‘Hollandse toestanden’
Prometheus Publishers / ‘Kinbote’ literary magazine
‘Immoreel,’ edited by Joris van Casteren, Arie Storm, Jeroen Vullings, Menno Wigman
One Architecture (architectural firm)
Website design

2006
‘Any resemblance to existing persons is purely coincidental’ / Revolver publishers, 
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Book and art project, own initiative, with Martine Stig; essay Maria Barnas
Book presentation at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam 
Exhibition at Motive Gallery, Amsterdam
Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (Fonds BKVB)
Design for publication ‘Het buitenland wordt steeds kleiner’
De Nederlandsche Bank / Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder
‘Spirito Y Carne’ publication
[Z]OO productions
Agenda 2007
Provinces of Friesland & Groningen
Own initiative, with Sjaak Langenberg ’84 biographers write biography of the Lemmer-Delfzijl waterway’ in collaboration with 84 Dutch authors

Prometheus Publishers / Michiel Zonneveld
Cover design ‘Uit de dodencel’
Prometheus Publishers / Marcel van Roosmalen
Cover design ‘Wij weten heus wel hoe laat het is’
Prometheus Publishers / ‘Kinbote’ literary magazine
‘Obscuur,’ edited by Joris van Casteren, Arie Storm, Jeroen Vullings, Menno Wigman
Museum Jan Cunen / Edwin Jacobs
DVD documentary Malika Al Houbach

2005
Museum Jan Cunen / Jon Naar (New York) / Edwin Jacobs
Photography book ‘Getting the Picture’ by photographer Jon Naar (Best Dutch Book Design 2006)
Van Abbe Museum / Artimo publishers / René Pingen
Publication ‘Dat museum is een mijnheer’ thesis René Pingen
Prometheus Publishers / Sjoerd de Jong
Cover design ‘Spijtwraak, hoe Nederland afrekent met zichzelf’
Prometheus Publishers / Thomas Möhlmann
Cover design for book of poetry ‘De vloeibare jongen’ (debut)
Prometheus Publishers / ‘Kinbote’ literary magazine
‘Bedreigd,’ edited by Joris van Casteren, Arie Storm, Jeroen Vullings, Menno Wigman

2004
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
Exhibition design ‘Forget me not’
Prometheus Publishers / Bas Heijne
Cover design for ‘De Werkelijkheid’ (1st edition)
De Vleeshal / Rutger Wolfson / Bas Heijne
Poster and invitation for ‘De Werkelijkheid’ (with Fischli/Weiss, Michel Houellebecq, 
Krijn de Koning, Germaine Kruip, Sharon Lockhart, Rita McBride, Janice McNab, Wolfgang Tillmans)
Royal Palace Amsterdam
Publication ‘Royal Award for Modern Painting 2004’
Museum Jan Cunen / Martine Stig
Photography book by Martine Stig
Hedah, Centre for Contemporary Art Maastricht
7 Posters (purchased by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam)
Motive Gallery, Amsterdam
Identity
Municipality of Haarlemmermeer
Publication ‘Out-standing’, art in public spaces

2003
1st International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) / Netherlands Architecture Institute (N.A.I.) / Kossmann & De Jong
Signage and graphic design for exhibition ‘Mobility, a room with a view’
Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam / BijlmAIR Artist in Residence Bijlmer
Identity and publications

2002
KPF Architects London / Municipality of Haarlemmermeer
Design for facade of Pharos building, Hoofddorp (unrealized)
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / Kossmann & De Jong
Graphic design for exhibition ‘Aldo van Eyck’
Ster en Cultuur / Brains Unlimited
Logo design, broadcast on channels Ned1, Ned2 and Ned3 in 2002 and 2003

2001
Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) / Bis Publishers
BNO books (7 books and matching bag) in collaboration with Anneke Saveur
Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (Fonds BKVB)
Website for architectural tour of India
One Architecture (architectural firm)
Identity
Exedra, Centre for Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design
Identity, posters, invitations, etc.
Chemistry, Escape club, Amsterdam
Leaflets, posters, CDs, etc.

2000
World Expo 2000, Hannover, Germany
Publication ‘REMAKING.NL’, in collaboration with S@M Stedebouw and Architectuurmanagement
Netherlands Architecture Institute (N.A.I.) / One Architecture
Graphic design of exhibition ‘Architecture of the stadium’ in collaboration with Will Holder

1999
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Publication for municipal art purchase ‘AEX, Amsterdam EXposé’
Rotterdam Design Prize Rotterdam / Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Identity
Candy Dulfer / BMG recordings
CD ‘Girls night out’
NL Architects / One Architecture / Crimson / Max1 / NAI Publishers
Publication ‘Big Soft Orange’ as part of the ‘Living bridges’ exhibition at Yale University (New Haven), Columbia University / Storefront Gallery (New York), 
CCAC (San Francisco), Sci-Arch (Los Angeles), St. University (Columbus, Ohio), 
in collaboration with Maureen Mooren

1998
Koninklijke PTT Nederland
Three postage stamps, ‘Elderly Stamps’
Dolly Dots / BMG
CD ‘The collection’

1997
Koninklijke PTT Nederland
Four telephone cards, theme ‘People and pets’