Graphic designer Esther de Vries (Niessen & de Vries)
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Graphic designers Richard Niessen & Esther de Vries
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2019

· Guest teacher Master Contextual Design on the Design Academy Eindhoven

· '1:1:1 Documentaries in print' is now definitely sold out: the very last copy was sold to Princeton University Library

2018

· Book 'THE PALACE OF TYPOGRAPHIC MASONRY' is selected for the 'Best verzorgde boeken' (Best Dutch book competition 2018) Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

· Group exibition Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 marks the anniversaries of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Sandberg Instituut. The show was curated by alumnus and curator Moritz Küng in collaboration with 12 guest curators: Tomas Adolfs, Tomáš Celizna, Henk Groenendijk, Floor Koomen, Maxine Kopsa, Margriet Kruyver, Jort van der Laan, Jorinde Seijdel, Erik Slothouber, Pieter Verbeke, Jeroen Vermandere and José Vonk.


2017

· Books purchased by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: Tanja Smeets: Domestic Strangers / Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen: THE WORLD = OUR TOOLKIT / Paul Noble: NOBSON / Gerrit Rietveld Akademie and Nola Hatterman: KON MAKANDRA / Auke de Vries: NEST NESTER / Manon van Kouswijk: LEPIDOPTERA / Niessen & de Vries: 1:1:1 Documentaries in print

· 1:1:1 Documentaries in print' in the 'Typographic Design in China Invitational Exhibition 2017'
23-4-2017-25-5-2017 at Shenzhen Nanshan Museum

· Jury member poster competition Chaumont Design Graphic 

· Book 'THE WORLD = OUR TOOLKIT' is selected for the 'Best verzorgde boeken' (Best Dutch book competition) Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

· Book '1:1:1 Documentaries in print by Niessen & de Vries' is selected for the 'Best verzorgde boeken' (Best Dutch book competition) Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

· '1:1:1 documentaries in print by Niessen & de Vries ' is selected as one of the works deemed 'excellent' and will be included in the Tokyo TDC's design annual.


 2016

· 1:1:1 documentaries in print by Niessen & de Vries was selected as one of the 32 books that represented Vlaanderen and NL who were the quest of honor on the Buchmesse this year. See also this movie 2:56'

· Publicaties 1:1:1 in NL/B selectie Londen art book fair

· Kon Makandra was selected for the 'Best verzorgde boeken' (Best Dutch book competition) Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

· Print museum Japan exhibited the book Kon Makandra.

2015

· Statement over de belangrijkheid in kunstenaarsboeken / Statement about the importance in artist books requested by the Mondriaan Fund.
Op verzoek van de Mondriaan stichting spraken zes
experts uit Vlaanderen en Nederland een statement uit over het
belang van kunstenaarsboeken. Sprekers: Lorenzo Benedetti (De Appel), Koen Brams
(curator en schrijver), Nico Dockx (kunstenaar), Wilfried Huet
(uitgever Gagarin), Samuel Saelemakers (curator Witte de With) en Esther
de Vries (vormgever).
http://www.artrotterdam.com/users/128/content/Home/Prospects%20concepts2015.html

· publicaties 1:1:1 in boekenselectie door mondriaanfonds op Rotterdam Art Fair

2014

· Bologna art book fair. Exhibition of books made by Niessen & de Vries

(2013-2014 update will come soon! have to check it but no time yet!)

2012

· Schrank8 presents Niessen & de Vries, Schrank8 Home Gallery, Amsterdam

· Graphic Happiness in China
Museum of the University of Nanjing
 
2011

· ‘Wide White Space’The Way Beyond Art, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

22nd International poster and graphic design festival of Chaumont

· 'Typography in Contemporary Art', Museum für Druckkunst, Leipzig

· 'Grafisch Geluk' Museum Hilversum, Hilversum

2010

· ‘Op basis van Bas Oudt’, KABK, Den Haag 

· ‘Don’t believe the type’, Cabellerofabriek, Den Haag 
· CABINET Academiegalerie, Utrecht 

· Festival Chaumont, France

2009

· One Place Hong Kong Cross-cultural, Hong Kong

· Frontieres Invisibles, Lille, France 

· 25 posters Richard Niessen & Esther de Vries, CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam

· Five-Star Designers’ Banquet (Poster Triennale), Osaka,    Japan 

· ‘Op basis van Bas Oudt’, UvA, Bijzondere Collecties,    Amsterdam

· Festival Chaumont, France 

· ‘Op basis van Bas Oudt’, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam 

2008 

· TDC, New York, USA  
and Shanghai), China

· Festival Chaumont, France 

· Fanclub, Academiegalerie, Utrecht