We are a group of young illustrators brought together at Minerva Art Academy and inseparable ever since. Since graduating in 2016 we have continued our collective workspace in the city as Knetterijs. We share a studio where we divide our time between freelance projects and collective endeavours, all whilst feeding off a healthy rivalry and shared excitement for contemporary illustration and graphic design.
Despite similar interests, the work of each member varies in style and approach, ranging from the traditional disciplines of woodcut and screen-printing to work made completely digitally. With that, we cover different branches of the field, including editorial illustration, posterdesign, book illustrations, advertising, animation and packaging.

︎: studioknetterijs@gmail.com

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Selection of clients:
The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, New Yorker,  NPR, Penguin Random House, Uitgeverij Prometheus, De Volkskrant, De Correspondent, VPRO Gids, Algemeen Dagblad, Wetransfer, Buzzfeed, Longreads, Time Out Kids New York, Quartz, Mic, Nederlandse Spoorwegen, Staatsbosbeheer, Friesland Campina, Hooghoudt, Brouwerij Martinus, De Consumentenbond, Theater Bremen, Graphic Matters, Hanze University, Groninger Forum, Koffiestation, TivoliVredenburg and Noord Nederlands Toneel.

Group photo & portraits by
Tom van Huisstede


The Baby Salad EP’s
Maarten Huizing for The Baby Salad

Knetterijs #1: Newborn

Martinus Beer labels and packaging
Kalle Wolters for Martinus BreweryBOOK
Manifesto of Doubt
Jan Hamstra

Paradigm event posters
Maarten Huizing for Paradigm
Welcome to the Village

Tsjisse Talsma for Welcome to the VillageEDITORIAL
Editorial illustrations
Kalle Wolters for UKrant
The Future of Animation

Jaime Jacob for Little White LiesBOOK
Tussen je oren
Senne Trip for Uitgeverij Prometheus

Lieve Mark
Jan Hamstra

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All artwork copyright Knetterijs