SINGLE SPARK BY SUPER LOCAL

“A starterkit to start a small scale production in Uganda Starting up business is difficult, especially in a developing nation in Africa. With procurement, production, sales and marketing, the first year of business really is demanding—even for anyone.Today, micro credits are becoming widely available to entrepreneurs throughout Africa, and institutions offer them general business courses. […]

FIXUM BY FLORIS HOVERS

Fixum by Floris Hovers with Vij5 “Fixum is a remarkable candle holder, adaptable to different thicknesses of candles. Designed by Floris Hovers, the candle holder is a product that explains itself well in visual language and structure. The simple but sublimely balanced construction ensures that any random candle stands firm and completes the composition.     […]

BENT BY TRISTAN FRENCKEN

Bent dining chair by Tristan Frencken. “BENT dining chair has a slender character with a wink to fifties design. Created by subtly bending aluminium, components attached visibly with screw connections: BENT is powerful by its simplicity. The collection includes two types of chairs, a slightly higher dining chair and a lounge chair with a wider […]

YER FAN BY STUDIO FRISO

Yer fan by Studio Friso “Yer is a sculptural functional piece, reminiscent of an Opium flower that has been industrialized into a seemingly solid block with cooling ribs. It was designed as a contemporary addition to an old ambient style of ancient Constantinople. Where social activity took place low-to-the-ground with pillow beds and tapestries. We’re talking 18th century, a […]

PLASTIC NATURE TABLE AND CHAIRS BY ALEXANDER PELIKAAN

Plastic Nature by Alexander Pelikaan, Pelidesign. “The Plastic Nature is a furniture concept which exemplifies the connection of the “plastic-world” and the world of wooden furniture. The first pieces of the PlasticNature were stools for my graduation from the Design Academy in Eindhoven in June 2006. When wood is machined material is always taken away […]

GROWING PLANTS INDOORS BY REM ATELIER

Growing Plants Indoors by Rem Atelier “Growing Plants Indoors is an on-going project. The works not only decorate a living space, they simultaneously question the way we decorate our living space. And more precisely; how we take the outside world in, containing a piece of nature between the walls of our own habitat. A three-dimensional, layered […]

ACOUSTIC LANDSCAPES BY ROBIN PLEUN MAAS

Acoustic Landscapes by Robin Pleun Maas “A flat surface is changed into a three-dimensional landscape. Colors shift or blend in by changing your perspective. I was intrigued by the appearance and disappearance of colors within a single surface. These acoustic landscapes perform visual interaction with the moving body. Strong sporty ropes are combined with soft wool […]

MILKYWAY BY DENNIS PARREN

Milkyway pendant by Dennis Parren “With a fascination for our planet, the planets, starts and light, Dennis felt that being able to give everybody their own galaxy would be the ultimate dream. Something that would put life on earth into perspective, make your think, and bring us closer to that immense, vast, every growing, mysterious, […]

THIS FITS ME BY LEONIE TENTHOF VAN NOORDEN

This Fits Me by Leonie Tenthof van Noorden “This Fits Me is a system that allows people to design unique and personalised fashion through 3D body scanning and generative algorithms. In a collaboration with fashion designer Eunbi Kim, we merged fashion and technology, crafts and cutting-edge production technologies. The system creates a virtual garment based […]

SIDEPIG BY WERKWAARDIG

Sidepig – Bijzetvarken by Werkwaardig “Fun, functional, and slightly different: The Side Pig. These playful side tables from Amsterdam based design label Werkwaardig promises to liven up your interiors. Designer duo Timo Keultjes and Diederik Dam set the tone: Let’s make Dutch Design fun again! With a shared interest in design, entrepreneurship, a sense of […]

RESULT CHAIR & PYRAMID COLLECTION BY FRISO KRAMER AND WIM RIETVELD

Result Chair and Pyramid collection by Friso Kramer and Wim Rietveld relaunched by Ahrend and HAY. “Created to be adaptable, light and strong, the Result Chair (1958) and Pyramid Collection (1959) are two examples of products that utilise the cutout sheet steel construction method of manufacture. The Result Chair was originally designed by Friso Kramer […]

DEKENDIEREN BY MARTIJN STELT

“Distinctive and bold, with a hint of nostalgia. Dekendieren are bound to make their way into your home and heart. Limited only by imagination, these signature pieces make a bright statement in any room. Dekendieren feel at home everywhere. Dekendieren (wooly blanket animals) are the brainchild of designer and craftsman Martijn Stelt. With great attention […]

BIRDHOUSE BY KLAAS KUIKEN

Birdhouse by Klaas Kuiken “In consultation with Vogelbescherming Nederland (Dutch organization concerning the protection of birds), Klaas Kuiken developed the Birdhouse; the merge of a basic terracotta roof tile with the archetypal shape of a house. The result is a remarkable product that not only looks good, but also contributes to the increase of the […]

ROTTERDAMROCKER BY PELIDESIGN

“The RotterdamRocker is a comfortable rocking bench comissioned by a private collector from the Netherlands (you guessed it, from Rotterdam). The sides are made from thick, hardened extra clear glass. (for this we cooperated again with VanDijken Glas of Waddinxveen, the Netherlands) The wooden planks (french oak) are tightly connected by an ancient technique: wedges. […]

EVERYTHING BUT THE DESKTOP BY DAPHNA LAURENS

“Following a successful first edition of Transitions, Baars & Bloemhoff once again invited six designers to imagine and shape its decorative materials in Transitions II. ‘On top organisers’, ‘above lamp’ and a ‘beside chair’ are the products designed by the duo Daphna Laurens for Transitions II.  For Everything But the Desktop! the two designers went in search […]