even though this store had to close due to a worldwide corona pandemic: with a clear vision and mission, by delivering great quality and distinction in casual clothing and accessories, this raw denim bolster is still in business.

alive and kicking [ mc92.nl – amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

after being liberated and released from a WWII prison camp (where he ended up through the betrayal of a fellow cobbler), the craftsman settled in this basement of an Amsterdam mansion in 1946 to start a new life, resume his work.
irrespective of age (87 years old and still working), not much has changed in 2006; a Phillips ad on the rear wall was not placed in a nostalgic moment, but has been there since the 1950s..

shoe repair [ amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman


in a dilapidated building on the former ADM site (shipyard), contemporary light performance artist Pierre Mansire provides an artistic light show, in which a dancer with a tutu contributes to the visual performance.
after the play she rests on a chilly floor.

act finished [ groupe brocante – amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

former marine and sportsman Jan Lensen in his favorite spot; the basement office, located under the shop in the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam.

the basement office [ jan lensen agencies – amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

dental maintenance.

tandarts team rietlanden [ amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

nothing beats the light of a light bulb. Gijs van den Tempel can testify; as a chandelier restorer for many antique shops, auction houses, the Queen’s Office, the Dutch Ministry of Defense and the Government Buildings Agency, he already restored the most diverse types of chandeliers.

[ tempel kroonluchters – amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

rugged areas in the north of Norway. a long drive along fjords is not an option if hospital support is needed in this sparsely inhabited area. this Westland Sea King team of the Norwegian Air Force also provides medical flights beside Search and Rescue operations. in this case the crew is waiting for an ambulance transfer into a emergency flight.

[ saver 41 luftforsvaret – norway ] © remmert bolderman


with a focus on classic motor- and sailing yachts, this 100-year old shed offers space to individuals or institutions that want to build, maintain or restore a ship under their own management.

build your dream [ amsterdam ] © remmert bolderman

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