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Before and after the renovation of a house on Mallorca

Before and after the renovation of a house on Mallorca

Time to get into the summer mood … A house from the 17th century with a beautiful contemporary interior. An architect couple rebuilt their dream house. Really worthwhile to take a look at the rest of the before and after photos. Before and after: Remodelista

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A new ebony broche with ruby

A new ebony broche with ruby

Work in progress! In the photo Jan is working on making a new ebony brooch with ruby. At the last Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam we had 2 Music brooches with us and they were both sold! The design is by my partner Jan. There…

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A great custom order for a ebony pendant

A great custom order for a ebony pendant

Last week we received a great custom order to make an ebony pendant. The client, a woman, wrote her wishes to us via e-mail. On our site she had seen a pendant she liked, but unfortunately it was sold. She asked us if we wanted…

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Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Coming Sunday Jan and I will visit Meesterlijk in Amsterdam. Always a fun outing. This fair is a must go! Meesterlijk is an inspiring fair where self-producing designers, fashion designers, food artists, goldsmiths and other craftsmen present their products. In a mood enhancing setting, you…

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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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