Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come for this particular bar to call closing time. As of DEC 01 2017, Studio BAR will be a thing of the past.
We would like to mention that this is due to a mutual and respectful decision made by both partners, and was not forced as a result of incident. Essentially it has boiled down to what’s best for both Jochem and Seton.
Regardless of the sad news, we have had a great time running Studio BAR, and both reflect on the four years of its successful existence as a great journey of work, learning and good times. Starting out on the Rozengracht and ending in the Westerdok, we have had a truly great experience.
This website will remain as an archive, as both Jochem and Seton will continue working in the field.
Jochem will continue to freelance under his own name, based on the Westerdok together with his family-run print shop Ruijgrok Piezografie.
Seton is stepping out of the freelancing world, and will find an agency where he can offer his attributes within a bigger team.
All that remains to be said over the matter is that both Jochem and Seton would like to express a huge thank-you to the clients who have entrusted us and the friends who have cheered us on. We would also like to give particular shout outs to the brilliant guys and girls who worked with us over the years to create the vast array of works that we are very proud of.
Adrien Guessaïmi, Jeff Brush, Lena Kösters, Thomas Sprangers, Mark Rendeiro, Caro Termote, Carmen Hogenelst, Sophie van Veen and Carine Middeldorp – thank-you all so much for your hard work and effort.
The firstname.lastname@example.org will remain functional, where emails will be received by both Jochem and Seton.
Should you wish to check up with us or enquire about any of the work presented on this website, we hope you won’t hesitate to get in touch.
In the meantime, so long, and thanks for all the fish!
Seton Beggs and Jochem Ruijgrok