Posts tagged as 'Netherlands'
‘Swell’ benches and stools by Rachel Griffin for Earnest Studio
‘Swell’ is a series of stools and benches which play with the conventional method of producing upholstered furniture. Instead of moulding massive blocks of foam, cutting them down to size, gluing the separate pieces to a wood frame and hand-sewing fabric on top, ‘Swell’ combines several steps of production into one by using the fabric and frame as the original mould for the foam.
‘VLAMP large’ by Jacob de Baan
The warm red flickering light of a flame is concentrated and amplified in Jacob de Baan’s VLAMP large.
‘Watching time fly’ by Mark Sturkenboom
Recent Artez graduate Mark Sturkenboom’s ‘Watching time fly’ could be mistaken for a clock, it does allow the user to watch the passage of time.
‘Stammtisch’ table by Alfredo Häberli for Quodes
Zürich-based designer Alfredo Häberli has collaborated with Dutch furniture company Quodes on this pared-down, solid wood dining table design. Featuring a contrasting, oversized metal joinery which also forms a part of table’s base, ’Stammtisch’ is made of natural oak and the design has just been named as one of the winners of the Interior Innovation Award 2013. (more…)
Detail view of the ‘Pole’ chair by Paul Nederend
Dutch designer Paul Nederend has collaborated with The Hague-based furniture brand Odesi on this brightly-coloured easy chair called ‘Pole’. Composed of an European oak frame produced employing traditional techniques, the chair is upholstered in the much-praised high-wearability Hallingdal fabric by Kvadrat. The chair is available in four colour versions: yellow, green, light-grey or dark-grey. (more…)
Noorderparkbar by bureau SLA and Overtreders W; photo by Jeroen Musch
Constructed entirely out of second-hand materials, this wood-clad coffee shack has been realised by two Amsterdam-based practices Bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Also located in the Dutch capital, Noorderparkbar was developed in a design-as-you-go fashion considering the source of the structure’s components and the pavilion was completed earlier in spring 2012. (more…)
Social workplace Combiwerk by i29 interior architects; photo by i29 interior architects
Dutch interior architectural practice i29 have recently completed interiors of this bold, brightly-coloured workspace for Combiwerk Delft. Comprising of a 4000-square-meters office spaces, a restaurant and a ‘career square’, the generously-sized metal-clad building itself was designed by the Amsterdam-based VMX Architects. (more…)
Eneco Headquarter Rotterdam; photo by Matthijs van Roon
Hofman Dujardin Architecten, an Amsterdam-based architectural practice run by Barbara Dujardin and Michiel Hofman have collaborated with Fokkema & Partners Architecten on the interior design of the recently completed new headquarters for a sustainable energy company Eneco. Located in Rotterdam, the 14-storey 25,000-square-meters building itself was designed by Dam & Partners Architecten and features a light-reflective façade incorporating planted tufts of greenery which frame windows on the lower levels of the building.