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Fashion at the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

Fashion at the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

From January 6, 2012 through June 26, 2012 With CULTURE COUTURE, The Tropen Museum in Amsterdam shows how authentic costumes from different cultures can inspire new, contemporary couture. In this exhibition you’ll see the work of three promising international designers from Antwerp’s renowned Fashion Academy:…

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A beautiful exhibition!

A beautiful exhibition!

Finally a beautiful exhibition that’s really close to where I live! BRUTALE GROEI, an exhibition of sculptures and objects by Karin Kortenhorst, is held from February 18 through 20 May 20, 2012 at the Vlecht Museum in Noordwolde, The Netherlands. Since 1990 Karin Kortenhorst works…

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Typical Dutch

Typical Dutch

Royal Delft has long been synonymous with Dutch tradition, tourism and lets face it kitsch. With the help from fresh young Dutch design talents the brand is now reinventing itself with a new series of porcelain called BlueD1653. Three master painters designed in collaboration with…

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Silver hare in a field of turnips

Silver hare in a field of turnips

Do you remember a few weeks back when Jan began to work on a Silver Christening Spoon? Click here to read about the beginning of this assignment. The whish of the client was to have a silver spoon with the image of a hare. The…

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Unleashed!

Unleashed!

Until  November 5 2012 the MMKA (Museum of Modern Art) in Arnhem, The Netherlkands  presents the exhibition UNLEASHED! This exhibition is an overview of rule-breaking JEWELLERY. In this state-of-the-art overview, pieces of jewellery will break out of the museum cases and be scattered over the…

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Christening Spoon for Mr.X

Christening Spoon for Mr.X

In Friesland the province I live in, it is still a tradition when a baby is born to give a big silver christening spoon as a present. This custom dates back to the 16e age. Our next commission is for such a silver Christening spoon….

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Start Open Atelier Route

Start Open Atelier Route

This weekend artists, craftspeople and designers open their doors! You’re welcome to take a peek behind the scenes. Yesterday about 70 people visited our Atelier! The weather was really nice, no wind and therefore the perfect day to take the bike and drive along all…

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The countryside of Groningen

The countryside of Groningen

Yesterday Jan and I made ​​a tour in the countryside of Groningen, that’s the province north of Friesland in The Netherlands, beautiful skies, many grassland birds, beautiful art and a small but nice Spring sun … We started at museum Het Kunstpaviljoen, an exhibition space…

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International Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day

Facts about women … 1 Women constitute 50% of the world. 2 Women do 66% of all work. 3 Women earn 10% of world income. 4 Women have 1% of all property. 5 Of all the leaders of the world 5% is female. 6 Of…

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“Dancers among us”

“Dancers among us”

We don’t go nearly enough to the theater but if we do go, most of the time it is to see a modern dance performance… I always find it inspiring and I love the movement of those fantastic lithe bodies… A photographic series around the…

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