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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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Light festival 2017 in Amsterdam

Light festival 2017 in Amsterdam

Light sculpture “The Lace” is part of the Light festival 2017 in Amsterdam. The sculpture is inspired by the lace cap, part of the former Dutch traditional costumes. The fifth edition of Amsterdam Light Festival takes place from December 1, 2016 to January 22, 2017. More than…

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Meesterlijk 2017 and other matters

Meesterlijk 2017 and other matters

Next Sunday Jan and I go to the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam to visit Meesterlijk 2017. I’m very curious how this year’s edition will be. Last year we thought the Fair was beautiful. Meesterlijk brings craft, design, food and applied arts. Meesterlijk from 25 – 27 november in Amsterdam….

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Studio Kneip, craft, design and art

Studio Kneip, craft, design and art

What a great idea to show a project you’re working on. Kneip is a Norwegian craft, design and art studio founded by Jørgen Platou Willumsen and Stian Korntved Ruud. This is what Studio Kneip tells us: “An experimental project where we have used different techniques…

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Beautiful birdhouses

Beautiful birdhouses

I found two sites full of beautiful birdhouses for you. This time of year you hear the sound of young birds from all birdhouses. I placed two tit houses on the wall of the studio and two houses for sparrows are on the barn. Both bird couples are…

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Alix Bizet Hair Matter (s)

Alix Bizet Hair Matter (s)

In 2015 Alix Bizet graduated at the Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Alix did so with a project called Hair Matter (s) For this project Alix asked several hairdressers in Eindhoven to save the hair from a week of cutting. With the usable hair Alix made…

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Beautiful design by Aldo Bakker

Beautiful design by Aldo Bakker

Today I like to show you the beautiful design by Aldo Bakker. To tell you the truth I don’t care all that much for sleek design. But most of Aldo Bakker’s designs have organic shapes and somehow I find his work mysterious. Above his wonderful saucepan from…

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Pinterest favorites

Pinterest favorites

Today I like to share a few Pinterest favorites. Quite recently I started on this visual social media platform and I like it. For me Pinterest means gathering beautiful images and sometimes I dig a little further for information about a particular topic. And of course it’s…

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Meesterlijk 2015

Meesterlijk 2015

Meesterlijk 2015  Friday is the start of Meesterlijk, the event for design, craft and food. From 27 t / m November 29 the Westergasfabriek has been transformed into an inspirational ‘City of Design’. Enjoy the beautifully designed and crafted products by furniture makers, fashion designers, glass artists, hat…

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Dogs and cats have taste too

Dogs and cats have taste too

A nice hide and sleeping place for cats by Meyou Paris. “The concept of Meyou Paris originated from a simple observation. There are a lot of cat products on the market but how often do they meet your design expectations?” Yes didn’t you know? Dogs and…

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