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Spliners by Maarten Olden. Image by Marica Innocente

Spliners by Maarten Olden – London 2016

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 […]

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Bloom Inks by Bo Reudler – London 2016

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 […]

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Jeske Kapitein, Nic Roex – a portrait

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 […]

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Rik ten Velden – a portrait

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. […]

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Mieke Meijer, Roy Letterlé – a portrait

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 […]

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Klaas Kuiken – a portrait

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 […]

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Isaac Monté, Bora Hong, Rolf Bruggink – a portrait

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 […]

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Arnout Visser – a portrait

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’: […]

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Roos Soetekouw – a portrait

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 […]

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Maarten Baas, New! – interview Milan 2016

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

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Stefan Scholten, Scholten&Baijings – interview Milan 2016

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

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

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 […]

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Pieke Bergmans, Phenomeneon – interview Milan 2016

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

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We create alternatives – interview with Thomas Widdershoven

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 […]

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Basten Leijh – a portrait

Text by Jeanne Tan Photo by Ilco Kemmere Basten Leijh is founder of Bleijh Industrial Design Studio in Amsterdam.  How would you describe yourself in one word? Let me think […]

Milan Design Week 2014

The Art of Commissioning Design – debate Together the Dutch Embassy and Consulate General in Milan Connecting the Dots hosted a debate on the art of commissioning design during the Milan Design Week in […]

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An Italo-Dutch design adventure by Fratelli Bregonje

Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann Two Dutch bros, one Italian brand. Industrial designer Jacco Bregonje (49) and marketing consultant Tanno Bregonje (52) have plunged into a […]