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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Under the Surface.. a hand-painted wallpaper

Inspired by the painter/designer Gerrit Willem Dijsselhof (1866 -1924) we have painted this new wallpaper. Beautiful green, ochre and blue colors in the background creating this setting of various fish in a pond. Emerging water-lilies, a pike, sticklebacks and other fish are swimming around in this work of wallpaper-art. More info: snijder-co.nl

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

"View on Rotterdam" wallpaper by Snijder&CO

 
For our brand new showroom next to our studio we have made a hand-painted wallpaper depecting a historic site from Rotterdam around early 18th century. With a modest skyline. More on snijder-co.nl.
Featuring Marcelo Gimens and Jaap Snijder, Dutch Wallpaper artists based in Rotterdam.


 

Friday, March 9, 2018

Mata Atlântica in Amsterdam

Inspired by the botanical book “Historia Naturalis Brasiliae” commissioned by Count Johan Maurits (Governor Dutch-Brazil 1637-1644), we created this wallpaper for this impressive house in the center of Amsterdam. The wallpaper depicts the Mata Atlântica around São Paulo, Brazil. With a flora and fauna setting of a typical landscape of São Paulo country side with the mountain Pico do Jaraguá, the purple Manaca da Serra, the yellow Guapuruvu and of course the little capibara’s under a Flamboyant tree. Both wallpapers are painted separated in our studio with the same light as the conservatory to create more depth and realisme. We used a grey-green color scheme to match the existing paneling and ceilings of the historical rooms. In total we have painted over 24 square meters over a period of approximately 4 months.