Noord Nederlands Orkest

Rebranding the oldest professional symphonic orchestra in The Netherlands (1862). Art Direction & Graphic Design with a seasonal illustrator at @bwhontwerpers. Visuals from 2018/2019 in collaboration with @rikoostenbroek.

Fortuna Vlieland

Art Direction, Graphic Design and Web Development for a newly launched beer brewery on the island Vlieland (The Netherlands). An ongoing project at @bwhontwerpers. Video by @marleenannema and @tomvanhuisstede.



11 fountains created by 11 internationally known artists like Jaume Plensa, Lucy & Jorge Orta, Johan Creten and more from all over the world. Art Direction, Graphic Design and Web Development for this ongoing project at @bwhontwerpers. Illustrations by Nick Liefhebber.


Providing domains and (shared) hosting, recently adding shared car lease and solar panels, Mijndomein aims to make difficult things easy and affordable for everyone. An ongoing project with Art Direction, Graphic Design and Web Development at @bwhontwerpers.

Visit Leeuwarden

A beautiful city in Friesland. Former Capital of Culture in 2018 - Leeuwarden rebranded to Visit Leeuwarden. An ongoing project with Art Direction, Graphic Design at @bwhontwerpers. Animation by

Noord Nederlands Toneel

Making theater productions that are relevant to a broad and contemporary audience, in collaboration with Club Guy & Roni. Together they're an interdisciplinary theater house called NITE. An ongoing Web Design & Development project at @bwhontwerpers, in collaboration with


Fries Museum
We Vikings

Book/editorial design about Frisians and Vikings in the coastal area of the low countries. The accompanying catalog for the exhibition We Vikings at the Fries Museum in 2019/2020. Art Direction and Graphic Design at @bwhontwerpers, published by Waanders Uitgevers.

Welcome to The Village

An experimental pop festival and winner of the prestigious EFFE-award for artistic excellence. An ongoing project with seasonal illustrators for all sorts of communication. Art Direction, Graphic Design and Web Development at @bwhontwerpers.

Tesla Taxi Service

Art Direction, Graphic Design and Web Development for Tesla Taxi Service in Switzerland. Photography in collaboration with @paolodecaro



An experience at OBE (Leeuwarden), a stage for literature, art and language. Thirteen poets writing about thirteen breath-taking destinations on the water in Friesland. Art Direction and Graphic Design of this experience/exhibition at @bwhontwerpers.



A platform with beautiful handpicked movies and documentaries. Graphic and Web Design of several campaigns in collaboration with @fabian.hijlkema.


A vinyl pressing plant located in a former jail. Building a configurator with 6418 options. Identity and Web Development at @bwhontwerpers.

Sunken Treasures

Keramiekmuseum Princessehof
Sunken Treasures

Book/editorial design about long lost treasures at sea. The accompanying catalog for the exhibition Sunken Treasures at the Keramiekmuseum Princessenhof in 2019/2020. Art Direction and Graphic Design at @bwhontwerpers, published by Waanders Uitgevers.

LF2018 Invitation

Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018

Leeuwarden, Capital of Culture in 2018. Art Direction and Graphic Design varying from several publications to city dressing at @bwhontwerpers. Above a .gif of an invitation for the King & Queen.



Identity for a Canadian lifestyle brand with a community in pursuit of the extraordinary.


Vredeman de Vries
Prijs voor de Vormgeving

Had the honor to design the publication for the designaward/prize of Friesland (province of The Netherlands), showing all nominees and winners from 2001 to 2017.


Subform is the alias of Dutch art director Dennis de Vries (1991), offering design and (creative) coding services. I'm currently working fulltime at BW H ontwerpers.

As you may have noticed, this is a selected portfolio. More work & details are available upon request. Also working/worked for:

  • Elvine Clothing
  • University of California
  • Tryater
  • Q-Music
  • Red Bull Crashed Ice
  • Edouard Malingue Gallery
  • Oerol
  • Noorderbreedte
  • Gemeente Leeuwarden
  • Under de Toer
  • Gemeente Noordoostpolder
  • Rijksoverheid

Some more

👴 Almost 30 now

🔗 Honorable mentions on sites like It's Nice That, Ligature and Fontanel

📚 Been featured in publications like IdN Magazine (ISSN10294805), Look At Me (ISBN9881358353) and Color Matters (ISBN9881294398)

🗣️ Hosted and ran some small talks, at NHL Leeuwarden for example

👨‍🏫 Taught Interactive Design at Academie Minerva, Groningen (NL) for two years

🎓 Graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor degree in communication/graphic design at Academie Minerva, Groningen (NL)

🏫 Did an internship at Lundgren+Lindqvist, Gothenburg (SE) in 2015

🏒 Hockey was my life until 2011, started playing for fun again recently

👶 Started freelancing in 2009


Dennis de Vries

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💖 Cover art by Sebastian Zimmerhackl (Selam X)

💌 Prophet typeface by Dinamo

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