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

Mark Studholme, CrowdyHouse – interview Milan 2015

Mark Studholme

Mark Studholme, CrowdyHouse Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Mark Studholme, CrowdyHouse from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Renee Mennen & Stefanie van Keijsteren – interview Milan 2015

Renee Mennen, Stefanie van Keijsteren

Renee Mennen & Stefanie van Keijsteren, rENs Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Renee Mennen & Stefanie van Keijsteren, rENs from […]

Thomas Widdershoven and Marije Vogelzang – interview Milan 2015

Thomas Widdershoven, Marije Vogelzang

Thomas Widdershoven and Marije Vogelzang, EAT SHIT, DAE Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Thomas Widdershoven and Marije Vogelzang, EAT SHIT, […]

Arne Hendriks – interview Milan 2015

Arne Hendriks

Arne Hendriks, Pigeon Shit Tower Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Arne Hendriks, Pigeon Shit Tower from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Jólan van der Wiel and Marjan van Aubel – interview Milan 2015

Jólan van der Wiel, Marjan van Aubel

Jólan van der Wiel and Marjan van Aubel, Energies Unseen Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Jólan van der Wiel and […]

Alice Rawsthorn – interview Milan 2015

Alice Rawsthorn

Alice Rawsthorn Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Alice Rawsthorn from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Renny Ramakers, droog – interview Milan 2015

Renny Ramakers

Renny Ramakers, droog Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Renny Ramakers, droog from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Lonneke Gordijn, Studio DRIFT

Lonneke Gordijn

Lonneke Gordijn, Studio DRIFT Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Lonneke Gordijn, Studio Drift from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Ben van Berkel, UNStudio for United Nude – interview Milan 2015

Ben van Berkel

Ben van Berkel, UNStudio for United Nude Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Ben van Berkel UNStudio for United Nude from Short&Sweet […]

Paola Antonelli – interview Milan 2015

Paola Antonelli

Paola Antonelli Short&Sweet – Milan Design Week 2015 Interview by Tracy Metz Production Sanne van der Beek Paola Antonelli from Short&Sweet on Vimeo.

Marjan van Aubel – a portrait

Marjan van Aubel. Image by Mischa Haller

Text by Anna Bates Photo by Mischa Haller Marjan van Aubel presents at the Milan Design Week together with Jólan van der Wiel in Lambrate with their presentation Energies Unseen What is your process? […]

Interview with Sandra Suubi about DIY Instruments

Sandra Suubi

Social & Green Design Guide with: Sandra Suubi – DIY Instruments for Age of Wonderland – DDW 2014 Video by Robert AndriessenText by Jeanne TanProduced in partnership with DOEN Foundation […]

Interview with Leonie & Lois about Spijkerbrij

Leonie Vlaar. Lois Stolwijk

Social & Green Design Guide with: Leonie Vlaar and Lois Stolwijk from Spijkerbrij at Hier is Utrecht – DDW 2014 Video by Robert AndriessenText by Jeanne TanProduced in partnership with […]

Interview with Miriam van der Lubbe about Cantel for Imperfect Design

Miriam van der Lubbe

Social & Green Design Guide with: Van Eijk & van der Lubbe – Cantel for Imperfect Design – DDW 2014 Video by Robert Andriessen Text by Jeanne Tan Produced in […]

Interview with Julia van Zanten about Protective Underwear

Julia van Zanten

Social & Green Design Guide with: Julia van Zanten – Protective Underwear – DDW 2014 Video by Robert Andriessen Text by Jeanne Tan Produced in partnership with DOEN Foundation Imagine […]

Interview with Michelle Baggerman about Anudando

Michelle Baggerman

Social & Green Design Guide with: Michelle Baggerman – Anudando at Material Sense LAB – DDW 2014 Video by Robert Andriessen Text by Jeanne Tan Produced in partnership with DOEN […]

Enlightened Design during ELLE Festival 2014

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  Enlightened Design – 26-28 June 2014 Design is less and less about seducing consumers with beauty and functionality, and more and more often about the search for improvements to […]

Basten Leijh – a portrait

Basten Leijh. Image by Ilco Kemmere

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 […]

Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe – a portrait

Niels van Eijk, Miriam van der Lubbe. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne Tan Photo by Ilco Kemmere Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe founded their studio, Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe, between 1998-2000. They live and […]

Robert Bronwasser – a portrait

Robert Bronwasser. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne Tan Photo by Ilco Kemmere Robert Bronwasser is the founder of SMOOL by Robert Bronwasser. He lives and works in Amsterdam. How would you describe yourself in […]

Lizan Freijsen – a portrait

Lizan Freijsen. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Artist Lizan Freijsen lives and works in Rotterdam. Her extensive research into stains has been translated into ceramics, textiles, an exhibition, a book and, most recently, a series of hand-woven […]

Diederik Schneemann – a portrait

Diederik Schneemann. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne TanPhoto by Ilco Kemmere Diederik Schneemann lives and works in Rotterdam. His recent projects include A Flip Flop Story and the 3D-printed Mash-up Collection. How would you […]

OS ∆ OOS – a portrait

Sophie Mensen, Oskar Peet. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne TanPhoto by Ilco Kemmere Oskar Peet and Sophie Mensen are OS ∆ OOS. They live and work in Eindhoven. In Milan, they’ll be presenting the ‘Keystone’ chair […]

Geke Lensink – a portrait

Geke Lensink. Imabe by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne TanPhoto by Ilco Kemmere  Product designer Geke Lensink lives and works in Amsterdam. During the Milan Design Week 2014 she showed her latest work as part of the […]

Watch the system crack – column by Max Bruinsma

Max Bruinsma. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Column by Max Bruinsma, editor & design critic Photo’s by Ilco Kemmere Quite a few seasoned design aficionados warned me, the first time I planned to visit the Salone. Prepare […]

Floris Hovers – a portrait

Floris Hovers. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne Tan Photo by Ilco Kemmere Product designer Floris Hovers lives and works in Raamsdonkveer. His new designs for New Duivendrecht, Magis and Vij5 will be launched in […]

An Italo-Dutch design adventure by Fratelli Bregonje

Tanno and Jacco Bregonje. Image by Boudewijn Bollmann

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 […]

Raw Color – a portrait

Christoph Brach, Daniera ter Haar. Image by Boudewijn Bollmann

Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann Life is all about colour and identity. Daniera ter Haar (31) and Christoph Brach (34) are Raw Color. Textures and textiles are recurring themes […]

Rogier van der Heide – a portrait

Rogier van der Heide. Image by Boudewijn Bollmann

Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann His passion? ‘Design for a changing world.’ Since 2010, Rogier van der Heide (43) is responsible for product, industrial and communication […]

Heetman | Patijn – a portrait

Hans Heetman, Jaap Patijn. Image by Boudewijn Bollmann

Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Boudewijn Bollmann Heetman | Patijn want to humanize and ‘humourize’. This requires some explanation. Hans Heetman (33) and Jaap Patijn (36) found each other as working buddies […]

Ann Maes – a portrait

Ann Maes. Image by Daphne Kuilman

‘The design discipline has lost much of its discipline’   Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Daphne Kuilman Ann Maes (1952) founded her own agency in 1980, after being […]

‘Design is art’ – an interview with Ann Goldstein and Ingeborg De Roode

Ingeborg De Rood, Ann Goldstein. Image by Ilco Kemmere

When director Ann Goldstein first arrived in Amsterdam taxis didn’t know where the Stedelijk Museum was and nor was it mentioned on maps. The nine year closure had had an effect. “The Van […]

Jan Jansen – a portrait

Jan Jansen. Image by Daphne Kuilman

‘Hands do have other senses than brains’   Text by Annemiek van Grondel Photo by Daphne Kuilman Jan Jansen (1941) is Holland’s most famous shoe designer, creating two collections a year. […]

A life of passion for design with Bob Noorda

Ornella Noorda. Image by Daniele Tamagni.s

Interview with Ornella Noorda, wife of Bob Noorda by Giorgia ZuccariPhoto by Daniele Tamagni Ornella Noorda’s apartment in Milan. The first thing that catches my eye is a painting by Fontana. Every […]

Judith and Gunter Wehmeyer – a portrait

Judith van den Boom, Gunter Wehmeyer. Image by IlcoKemmere.s

Text by Jeanne Tan Translation by Xiyang Wang Photo by Ilco Kemmere Judith and Gunter Wehmeyer are co-founders of Studio BoomWehmeyer. The studio regularly moves between the UK, China (Jingdezhen […]

Daan Roosegaarde – a portrait

Daan Roosegaarde. Image by Ilco Kemmere

Text by Jeanne Tan Translation by Xiyang Wang Photo by Ilco Kemmere Daan Roosegarde is all about ideas. His vision is for technology to become interactive and for cities to become […]

Socially Responsive Design – article by Hannah Jones & Anette Lundebye

Anette Lundebye, Hannah Jones

Socially Responsive Design   Article by Hannah Jones and Anette Lundebye Interviewees: Maziar Raein, Adam Thorpe, Clare Brass, Duncan Kramer, Sanneke Duijf, Marco van Hout Republished from The Dots #5, London Design Festival 2012 What happens when designers […]

A view on Design, Dutch design, Research and the Museum – interview with Deyan Sudjic

Deyan Sujic. Image by Hege Saebjornsen

Interview by Anna Bates Photography by Hege Saebjornsen This year, eight Dutch design studios were nominated for the Designs of the Year prize at the Design Museum in London; among […]

Maarten Baptist – a portrait

Maarten Baptist. Image by Judith Jockel

Photo by Judith Jockel for Connecting the Dots #5 Website: www.joine.nl