Gripper Lamp by Studio Hamerhaai. Image by Marica Innocente
Gripper Lamp by Studio Hamerhaai. Image by Marica Innocente
Wall Hangings by Femke van Gemert. Image by Marica Innocente
Wall Hangings by Femke van Gemert. Image by Marica Innocente
Lighten Up by Jolanda van Goor. Image by Marica Innocente
Lighten Up by Jolanda van Goor. Image by Marica Innocente
Morgan Ruben. Image by Marica Innocente
Morgan Ruben. Image by Marica Innocente
Spliners by Maarten Olden. Image by Marica Innocente
Spliners by Maarten Olden. Image by Marica Innocente
Madeleine van Lennep. Image Ilco van Kemmere
Madeleine van Lennep. Image Ilco van Kemmere
No Stop by Maarten Kusters
No Stop by Maarten Kusters
Jeroen Wand. Image by Daphne Kuilman
Jeroen Wand. Image by Daphne Kuilman
Nienke Sybrandy. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Nienke Sybrandy. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Mae Engelgeer. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Mae Engelgeer. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Marcello De Simone, Bruce Wayland. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Marcello De Simone, Bruce Wayland. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Rick Tegelaar. Image by Daphne Kuilman
Rick Tegelaar. Image by Daphne Kuilman
Elise Luttik. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Elise Luttik. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Renee Mennen, Stefanie van Keijsteren
Renee Mennen, Stefanie van Keijsteren
Thomas Widdershoven, Marije Vogelzang
Thomas Widdershoven, Marije Vogelzang
Jólan van der Wiel, Marjan van Aubel
Jólan van der Wiel, Marjan van Aubel
Lonneke Gordijn
Lonneke Gordijn
Marjan van Aubel. Image by Mischa Haller
Marjan van Aubel. Image by Mischa Haller
Leonie Vlaar. Lois Stolwijk
Leonie Vlaar. Lois Stolwijk
Basten Leijh. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Basten Leijh. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Niels van Eijk, Miriam van der Lubbe. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Niels van Eijk, Miriam van der Lubbe. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Robert Bronwasser. Image by Ilco Kemmere
Robert Bronwasser. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Studio Hamerhaai – London 2016

Gripper Lamp by Studio Hamerhaai. Image by Marica Innocente

Studio Hamerhaai by Boudewijn van den Bosch and Niki Schoondergang present Spotlight and Gripper Lamp – London 2016 Boudewijn van den Bosch and Niki Schoondergang of Studio Hamerhaai represent fresh […]

Femke van Gemert – London 2016

Wall Hangings by Femke van Gemert. Image by Marica Innocente

Wall Hangings by Femke van Gemert at Enlightened Design – London Design Festival 2016   Femke van Gemert studied fashion design and worked as a trend forecaster in the fashion industry, but […]

Contorno Collection / Lighten Up by Jolanda van Goor – London 2016

Lighten Up by Jolanda van Goor. Image by Marica Innocente

Contorno Collection by Jolanda van Goor at Enlightened Design – London Design Festival 2016   Light and atmosphere also play an important role in the designs of two other design […]

Nero Lights by Morgan Ruben – London 2016

Morgan Ruben. Image by Marica Innocente

Nero Lights by Morgan Ruben at Enlightened Design – London Design Festival 2016   Morgan Ruben graduated from the Utrecht School of the Arts in 2014 and has had many successful […]

Spliners by Maarten Olden – London 2016

Spliners by Maarten Olden. Image by Marica Innocente

Spliners by Maarten Olden at Enlightened Design – London Design Festival 2016   Wood and a love for craftsmanship can be seen in the work of design studio MO,O by Maarten […]

Bloom Inks by Bo Reudler – London 2016

Bo Reudler

Bloom Inks by Bo Reudler for Dutch Wall Textile Co. at Enlightened Design during The London Design Festival 2016   Natural and reusable materials, traditional and innovative techniques, perfectionism and […]

Jeske Kapitein, Nic Roex – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann Nic Roex (1981) and Jeske Kapitein (1982) are life and business partners. She handles commercial and PR affairs, he takes care of […]

Rik ten Velden – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann With his furniture design graduation project at the Academy of Art in The Hague, Rik ten Velden (1983) was catapulted into business. […]

D agency and the business side of things

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Interview by Renske Schriemer Photo by Jan Willem Kaldenbach D agency and the business side of things An interview with founder Guus van Maarschalkerweerd and designers Geke Lensink and Thomas […]

Mieke Meijer, Roy Letterlé – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann They do not call themselves design duo, but Mieke Meijer (1982) and Roy Letterlé (1978) work together closely. They met fifteen years […]

Klaas Kuiken – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann With ‘Bottles Collection’, his graduation project at ArtEZ in Arnhem, Klaas Kuiken (1984) immediately garnered success. In a glass oven he developed […]

Isaac Monté, Bora Hong, Rolf Bruggink – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann One hand reaching out to the future, the other unmercifully digging into the past. Three designers discovered similarities in their work and […]

Arnout Visser – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann His ‘impossible’ experiments gave many a craftsman a headache. Award-winning self-producing designer and inventor Arnout Visser (1962) calls himself a ‘form finder’: […]

Roos Soetekouw – a portrait

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Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann Rooms dressed like models? It sounds strange and impractical, yet this was what textile designer Roos Soetekouw (1984) had in mind when […]

Maarten Baas, New! – interview Milan 2016

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Maarten Baas – New! Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2016   Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek

Stefan Scholten, Scholten&Baijings – interview Milan 2016

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Stefan Scholten – Scholten&Baijings Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2016   Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek

Ekaterina Semenova, Care for Milk at Design Academy ‘Touch Base’ – interview Milan 2015

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Ekaterina Semenova – Care for Milk at Design Academy Eindhoven ‘Touch Base’ Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2016 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek More info about […]

Pieke Bergmans, Phenomeneon – interview Milan 2016

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Pieke Bergmans, Phenomeneon Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2016 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek More info about Pieke Bergmans’ presentation

Fuel for Innovation – two projects by VanBerlo

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Fuel for Innovation Text by Annemiek van Grondel In design, good ideas rule. Then it’s key to interview the actual design users. VanBerlo enjoys having an open dialogue with their end users: start with open minds, end with […]

We create alternatives – interview with Thomas Widdershoven

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We create alternatives Interview by Sanne van der Beek Portrait by Anuschka Blommers / Niels Schumm This is an interview about social design, without discussing ‘social design’. You see, Thomas Widdershoven, head of the Design Academy Eindhoven and owner of graphic design studio Thonik, doesn’t […]

Interview with Roland Pieter Smit – DDW 2015

Roland Pieter Smit

Social & Green Design Guide with: Roland Pieter Smit about Made by Scorlewald – DDW 2015  Video by Robert AndriessenText by Annemiek van GrondelProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation Made by […]

Interview with Goof van Beek & Laurentius de Ruiter – DDW 2015

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Social & Green Design Guide with: Goof van Beek & Laurentius de Ruiter for Collectie Veenhuizen – DDW  Video by Robert AndriessenText by Annemiek van GrondelProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation […]

Interview with Dick van Hoff about >VEEG – DDW 2015

Dick van Hoff

Social & Green Design Guide with: Dick van Hoff for Social label – DDW 2015 Video by Robert AndriessenText by Annemiek van GrondelProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation >VEEG   Social Label […]

Interview with Nadine Sterk and Lonny van Ryswyck from Atelier NL – DDW 2015

Nadine Sterk, Lonny van Ryswyck

Social & Green Design Guide with: Nadine Sterk and Lonny van Ryswyck from AtelierNL – DDW 2015 Video by Robert AndriessenText by Annemiek van GrondelProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation Earth Alchemy […]

Interview with Manon van Hoeckel about In Limbo Embassy – Embassy of the Undocumented – DDW 2015

Manon van Hoeckel

Social & Green Design Guide with: Manon van Hoeckel at Design Academy Eindhoven – DDW 2015 Video by Robert AndriessenText by Annemiek van GrondelProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation In Limbo […]

Brothers and Sons (previously eQ+) | Collective efforts yield a unique collection

Brothers and Sons

Collective efforts yield a unique collection Text by Annemiek van Grondel It started out organically. A tiny seed grew into something viable and promising. Mutual understanding, a long-term investment in resources […]

Brothers and Sons (eQ+) | Collectieve inspanning levert een unieke collectie

Brothers and Sons

Collectieve inspanning levert een unieke collectie Tekst door Annemiek van Grondel Het begon op organische wijze. Een piepklein zaadje ontkiemde tot iets levensvatbaars en veelbelovends. Wederzijds begrip, langdurige investering in middelen […]

Design Policy Adapting to Change – interview with Madeleine van Lennep

Madeleine van Lennep. Image Ilco van Kemmere

Design Policy Adapting to Change Shortly before the Milan Design Week 2015 we had a conversation with Madeleine van Lennep, director of the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) Much has changed […]

The Dutch Spirit in Milan

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The Dutch Spirit in Milan Text by Annemiek van Grondel The Dutch descend upon Milan for a week every year. Shining at the Salone is not that difficult, provided you have some good […]

Setting the Scene – exhibition Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam

Setting the Scene

Setting the Scene Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam – till 28 February 2016 How do fine art and design relate to each other? And what common ground do the artist […]

Christien Meindertsma – interview Amsterdam 2015

Christien Meindertsma

Christien Meindertsma Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Christien Meindertsma from Short&Sweet on Vimeo. Wendy Plomp, Dutch Invertuals from Short&Sweet on […]

Jeroen Wand – a portrait

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Text by Anna Bates Photo by Daphne Kuilman Jeroen Wand presented his work at the Milan Design Week, together with the work of Mieke Meijer, at various locations such as at Ventura Lambrate, Cor […]

Nienke Sybrandy – a portrait

Nienke Sybrandy. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Anna Bates Photo by Ilco Kemmere Studio Nienke Sybrandy was present at the Milan Design Week in Lambrate. Missed it? Her work was published on the front cover of Connecting […]

Mae Engelgeer – a portrait

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Text by Anna Bates Photo by Ilco Kemmere Mae Engelgeer presented her work at the Milan Design Week at Ventura Lambrate. How did you become a textile designer? I come from a fashion […]

Little Owl Design, by Marcello De Simone & Bruce Wayland – a portrait

Marcello De Simone, Bruce Wayland. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Anna Bates Photo by Ilco Kemmere Marcello De Simone and Bruce Wayland presented their design label Little Owl Design at the Milan Design Week 2015 in Lambrate.  How did you get started […]

Rick Tegelaar – a portrait

Rick Tegelaar. Image by Daphne Kuilman

Text by Anna Bates Photo by Daphne Kuilman Rick Tegelaar presented at the Milan Design Week together with the design collective Workmates. Instead of a presentation they published a newspaper Good News.  What is […]

Elise Luttik – a portrait

Elise Luttik. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Ingeborg van Lieshout Photo by Ilco Kemmere Elise Luttik presented at the Milan Design Week with Dutch Satellite at the SaloneSatellite in Rho, Milan. In the end it was design her heart […]

Arjen Ribbens, NRC Handelsblad – interview Milan 2015

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Arjen Ribbens, NRC Handelsblad Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Arjen Ribbens, NRC Handelsblad from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Wendy Plomp, Dutch Invertuals – interview Milan 2015

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Wendy Plomp, Dutch Invertuals Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Wendy Plomp, Dutch Invertuals from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Toon Stilma and Stijn Roodnat, LABEL/BREED – interview Milan 2015

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Toon Stilma and Stijn Roodnat, LABEL/BREED Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Toon Stilma and Stijn Roodnat, LABEL BREED from Short&Sweet […]