Parra

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parra accepts only a select few commercial design jobs per year.



Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


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An underground star in Amsterdam, where kids search the streets to tear down his club posters as keepsakes, Parra produces work that is treasured by a generation of design fanatics. Parra grew up surrounded by colours, oil paint, wood, weird-looking pictures and Rubensesque paintings. He is almost entirely self-taught. Minimal colour palette, beautiful hand-drawn typography and esoteric characters are reminiscent of screen-printed poster designs of the 1960s and ’70s.

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

IdN 15th Anniversary Edition — p228-229

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Stones Throw: An illustration/design for a 12' vinyl box for an amazing LA based indy music label called Stones Throw, I was always a fan of their releases and it was very nice they asked me to make this illustrations.

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Club Parisparis: Design /illustration for 'Baguette Frappant'...a two monthly party by my own soundsystem at Paris finest club 'Paris Paris'.

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Colette Expo: Illustration for the legendary Parisian boutique called Colette, they had a huge group exhibition to celebrate 2007, the idea was that the artist predicted what was gonna happen in 2007...after the expo all the work was featured in a special Arkitip magazine edition.

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Angst Music Logo: Long time friend christiaan asked me to do the identity of a new Amsterdam based record label, that will focus on new and new wave music...very exited about this, cause I will also do all the sleeves for the releases.

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Parra (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Rednose Distrikt Album Illustration: Long time Good friends steven de peven and Aardvarck (together the duo Rednose Distrikt) asked me to make an illustration for their new album called 'Poes' (meaning cat in dutch)...It’s always amazing to work for and with them...they rock..

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IdN 15th Anniversary Edition: What do you love?

Now available at IdNPRO Shop!

US$59.9

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Hartung Trenz – Detlef Hartung, Georg Trenz