Smile In Your Face is the leading Dutch online arts & inspiration magazine, founded by Ilja Keizer // photographer & all-round creative and Stefan de Haan // photographer & art-director. Based in The Netherlands and followed by fresh and original creatives.
We aim to bring our readers some of the best and most inspiring things that we find on and off the web, together with a range of amazing contributors.
Editor / design website:
Always craving creativity and Italian food. Find her onstage as a performer, singing in the band Maya&Adrian, or moderator, and offstage as a journalist, program maker and student Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship.
Woes van Haaften (I-N-C-L)
Owner of creative company Inclusief Amsterdam / Cultural entrepreneur / Curator.
Sterre van Rossem (author)
Sterre van Rossem schrijft mooie woorden, in mooie volgorde. Korte verhalen, en langere zoals in haar boek ‘Een Smaak van Liefde’. Sterre is lid van het literair collectief ‘De Jagers’ en artiestencollectief ‘Furthur Labelz‘.
Nina de Koning (author)
Ooit ontdekt door Bert Brussen. Nu: enfant terrible, columniste, Amsterdamse, schrijfster en Lebowski Achiever. Haar liefde voor fotografie uit ze door desgevraagd voor de camera te poseren en vorig jaar is ze in de zomer gevolgd door BNN voor de documentaire ‘De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig’. ‘
Dieuwertje Heuvelings (Massive Talent)
I’m Dieuwertje Heuvelings a twenty something girl living in Amsterdam. I spend my life listening to music. I’m an A&R for MassiveTalent, a company that connects unsigned but talented artists to Brands, Movies, TV shows and Games. Next to looking for unsigned talent I also have my own blog where I post songs that are connected to each other through a single word or thought. Other than my love for music I’m also interested in Will Ferrel movies, conspiracy documentaries, sewing crooked stuff, history books, playing softball and red lipstick.
Nouchka Huijg (Nouch.com)
Nouch is Nouchka Huijg is a painfully talented (hence the ‘ouch’ in her name) graphic designer, illustrator and maker of concepts who is also tagged under ‘silent / authentic / surrealistic / incomplete / exploring / maniacal / manual / slightly clumsy / ridiculing the meaninglessness of the modern world / blablabla.’
Ellen Bokkinga (The New Verbalizers)
Stella Bergsma (Einstein Barbie / beatpoet)
Stella Bergsma is the singer and beatpoet of the up and coming band EinsteinBarbie, with the ability to write amazing and wonderful things. She likes to wear stars on her naked skin and spin gold around the sun.
Noni May (Amsterdam Curated)
I’m Noni May, nerd in (a fashion) disguise, living, working and enjoying Amsterdam. I currently work at Foam fotografiemuseum Amsterdam at the communications department. Besides Foam I’m the founder and Editor-In-Chief ofUnicorn/Dream magazine, take photographs, love magazines, music and films and especially like the 20s, Billie Holiday, red wine and my favorite beers: a Duchess de Bourgogne/Delirium at de Zotte.
Yuki Kho (VPRO Dorst / all-round creative)
Jaap Biemans (Hollands Diep / Intermediair / Coverjunkie / Volkskrant Magazine)
Jessica Gysel (Girls Like Us magazine)
Mette te Velde (Strawberry Earth)
Luis Mendo (GOOD Inc.®)
Joachim Baan (Another Something)
Maurice Seleky (PR & communications consultant, lawyer and author)
Robin de Puy (photographer)
Hanna Bervoets (author)
Olga Kortz (author)
Nina Roos (artist / illustrator)