Color Collision Project by Kirsten Van Noort

Deutch designer Kirsten Van Noort experiments with chemistry and ceramics and create amazingly exciting processes and not least results. One of her projects Color Collision experiments with red cabbage glaze and how it changes colour depending of the PH value of the surroundings.

Maison et Objet 2013: Mensch Made

  Dutch design label Mensch Made is currently showing at Maison et Objet in Paris and a couple of new products caught our fancy such as the new wall clock, egg cup, stationary holder, tape holder and paper spear. Mensch Made’s products are simple and honest and materials such as concrete and bamboo are used … Continue reading

Syzygy by Sophie Mensen and Oskar Peet

                                               Sophie Menser & Oscar Peet have designed the Syzygy lamp collection. Based on three celestial alignments – transits, eclipses and occultations – Syzygy uses photographic polarizing filters to manipulate light. The back dis, or … Continue reading

Shift Cabinet by Scholten & Baijings

Dutch designers Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings have created this contemporary and sophisticated storage unit, Shift, for Dutch furniture brand Pastoe. Introduced during the IMM Cologne at Design Post Keulen from 15-22 January 2012, Shift offers a beautiful blend of simplistic form with an expressive and carefully considered use of colours. Due to the translucent acrylate sliding doors of … Continue reading

Chairs by Studio WM

Dutch design duo Studio WM have created these beautiful chairs. The Dining Chair and Easy Chair is made from contrasting powder coated steel and a lovely textile mix, the wire chairs have both a bit of 60’s industrialism and modern living about it. Studio WM explain, “Inspired by the amazing fabrics that can be produced … Continue reading

Stairway to Heaven Chandelier by Bertjan Pot

A mere humorous suggestion became  an actual project when dutch design studio Bertjan Pot decided to make a feature chandelier from a safety ladder and carnival lights on a string. The Stairway to Heaven lights are now used to illuminate the industrial theater-café Wennekerpand in Schiedam. Read more: Bertjan Pot Read more: Wennekerpand

Milan 2012 Preview: Porcelain Lamp by WM Studio

Wendy Legro and Maarten Collignon, a duo of young, Eindhoven-trained designers behind Rotterdam-based Studio WM, have realised these two, pared-down pendant lights: a shipyard-inspired, black opaque model called Porcelain and a similar, hand-blown glass version, Gradient. Based on the same principle, both of the designs employ a pulley mechanism which enables an easy adjustment of the height of … Continue reading

Winding Tower by Mieke Meijer

Mieke Meijer’s Winding Tower 01 desk takes its form from disappearing late 19th and early 20th century industrial architecture. Meijer’s works are inspired by the photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher. The black and white images of the photographers couple are best known for their ‘typologies’ – grids of black-and-white photographs of variant examples of a … Continue reading

MUN Collection by Slow Wood

Dutch design label Slow Wood are the minds behind the MUN Collection. The MUN tables are all handmade by local craftsmen in Fryslan, using solid wood, 100% natural finishes and mineral paint. Read more: Slow Wood

Furniture Factory by Lucas Maassen

Dutch industrial designer Lucas Maassen has been working in conceptual design since 2003 and recently as an ideal father figure he decided to introduce his three Sons to the value of work. For this reason, he has employed Thijme (9 years-old), Julian (7 years-old) and Maris (also 7 years-old) to hand paint the pine wood handmade furniture built in the factory on the … Continue reading