Dutch Design

Work of Dutch Designers and creatives based in The Netherlands


“In the early Summer of 2017, the Zeeuws Museum, as instructed by Das Leben am Haverkamp, invites 40 visitors to give a description of 40 randomly selected objects of the museum’s collection out of storage. Objects in the storage rooms are anonymous, without judgment, without a story. It is that anonymity that appeals to the imagination. The subjective descriptions of regional costume, jewelry and household goods induced us to develop a new collec­tion without ever having seen the objects described.

With this method and our collection, Das Leben am Haverkamp aims to create a bridge between past and future, between knowing and fantasizing, between the image of yourself and that of the other.

Volkskrant described it as one of the cultural highlights of 2018. Glamcult said to go see this with your own eyes – “The journey is worth it”. Read about what i-D Vice and VPRO Nooit Meer Slapen had to say about it.

17 February 2018 – 5 May 2019

Pictures by Pim Top
Text Das Leben Am Haverkamp

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“At movie theaters you will watch films in a black box; ‘Cycling Cinema’ by Milan Tak offers a broader scope, bringing the outdoor scenery into the picture. Instead of going to the movies, the movies come wheeling their way to you – or to any other location. A place that adds to the atmosphere on screen, for example, and intensifies the experience. The Art Deco design, in the typical style of old theaters, gives the bike that extra nostalgic movie vibe. With a projector, screen, audio system, lights, eight chairs and a popcorn container tucked inside, this adventurous vehicle holds all the tools to transform any site into an open-air cinema.”

Tekst and images via Milan Tak

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The Cartoni 900 pendant by Wisse Trooster for Cartoni Design

“Due to the rise of LED, lighting has become more sustainable. With the Cartoni 900 pendant, designer Wisse Trooster goes one step further with the label Cartoni Design. In addition to applying LED technology, the lamp is made with recycled cardboard from Smurfit Kappa. The result is a minimalistic stylish pendant that can be used on its own or linked; in both work or living environments.

The Cartoni 900 is built up of several layers of corrugated cardboard. With a veneer top an undercoat of your choice the lamp can be assembled to your liking. Next to the label The name itself refers to the weight of the lamp; only 900 grams. Because the pendants can be connected from one to another, only one power adapter is required for multiple lamps.

The pendant is the first collaboration between Wisse and Cartoni Design and was shown for the first time at the VT Wonen & Design Fair and during Dutch Design Week in October 2017. Cartoni 900 is available in Cartoni Design’s shop, located in the circular pavilion ‘Circl” of the ABN AMRO bank in Amsterdam.”

Text by Wisse Trooster
Images via Cartoni Design and anemo-one

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