Not to be missed at each year during Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is Modebelofte, (translation: A promise is made), featuring the best young talent in fashion, both Dutch and International. Handpicked by fashion consultant Carlo Wijnands, this year the exhibition, Entering The Funnel, has been art directed by Niek Pulles and Martin Schuurmans. Organizers [...]
The ‘Save As’ concept by Maya Ben David was her thesis work for the Social Design master’s program at the Design Academy Eindhoven. The concept is based on collective memory under constant flux and the broad use of digital technologies for recording and sharing experiences added new layers to this ongoing change. Social technologies (e.g [...]
What a genius idea by Dutch industrial designer Lucas Maassen. He employed his 3 sons, Thijme (9), Julian (7) and Maris (7) for the paint job of the pine wood furniture built in the factory. As agreed by the contract they signed, they get paid 1 Euro for every piece of furniture they paint. Due [...]
Since graduating in 2006 at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Lotty Lindeman has worked as an independent designer from her studio in Eindhoven. Lindeman works on products with craftsmanship and sense of material and her design work is modest and shows a refined eye for detail. I love how her furniture
The work of Raw Color reflects a sophisticated treatment of material and color by mixing the fields of graphic design and photography. This is embodied through research and experiments, building their visual language. Daniera ter Haar & Christoph Brach work on self initiated and commissioned projects in their Eindhoven based studio. Featured here is a [...]
Eindhoven based designer Bart Hess has created this brilliant video introducing the graduate designers’ work of the Dutch Fashion Academy’s students for Modebelofte 2011, the fashion part of the Dutch Design Week. Re-shaping the human silhouette in a fluid slow motion exploring volumes, while only focusing on the garments. The video is an absolute work of [...]
In a former industrial complex in Eindhoven, Piet Hein Eek new space is a mix of laboratory, workshop, showroom, shop and restaurant. Redesigned to measure its desires, the 10,000 square meters (108,000 Sqft) space is a dream for any art and furniture lover.
Formafantasma, has done it again! Known for showing us materials in a new light, the Eindhoven duo takes a look at the world of polymers pre-oil times as well as combining nature and plastic. Botanica is commissioned by Plart, an Italian foundation dedicated to scientific research and