Hi there, I'm Jonathan Tams.
I am a graphic designer based in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Book Design
Digital Design
dtp
Folders & Flyer
Image maker
Logo & Identity Design
Posters
Print
Research
Stationery
Typedesign
Typography
Video

Aerial Photography

The book takes the reader on a plane flight trough the early development and stages of aerial photography. By increasing and decreasing the size of the text the reader experiences different levels of altitude. While staying right where they read it.

Book Design
Print
Typography
Designing lightness

A book I have worked on extensively during my internship at Studio Renate Boere.

Book Design
dtp
Gutindex 2017

An index book of all the book uploaded in 2017 on Gutenberg.org. Showing the ephemerality of books in the public domain available for free online libraries.

Book Design
Research
Blonde

A typeface I am currently working on. Click on the text to directly test it.

Typography
Typedesign

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The self-reflexing page

Something which calls out its own artificial nature by referencing itself.

Redesign
Editorial design
New perspectives

Questionig perspective of new photographic tools we carry with us every day. and accuracy of common measuring devices. I created a series of photographs that questions the soundness of these devices used together, To try to shed new light on a question, frequently asked within classic art.

Image making
Research
Typography
Typedesign
On Art and Death

This is a thesis written by Paul Phoenix Nentjes.

Book design
dtp
Typography
Typedesign
A glossary

In this glossary I redefined words linked to technology and religion do create a fictional ”story” about a possible present and future. To fully understand the glossy one would need to read the text as well as the sub -mages simultaneously.

Writing
Editorial design
Host

A booklet as part of a workshop on image-scraping the web.

Editorial design
Thesis

My Batchelor thesis; on how a growing distrust in images, because of over saturation and new technologies, is pushing contemporary photographers towards a new romantic gesture.

Writing
Editorial design
Diskette

This project started with fascination with the disk as a recurring theme/ object. This resulted in a series of disks using the compact disk as a format. Questioning the current notion of a disk being without value and easily discardable.

Image making
Research
Editorial design
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