True Doors - The story behind True Doors

September 6, 2018

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Marieke’s fascination with doors began in 2006 when she wanted some way to convey the world of ideas that resided in her small home, a caravan on the Amstel river in Amsterdam. The result was the book door.


Once interest was sparked, there was no stopping her. Whether on the road or out and about on daily chores she found herself taking snapshots of doors.


In the lead up to her final paper at the art academy, she found herself living in an apartment block in Amsterdam surrounded by neighbours. And everyone had the same door. It was even the same story across the street. It seemed so impersonal.