Posts tagged as 'Netherlands'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2014 - Tagged as: Mecanoo, Netherlands
Rabobank Advice Centre by Mecanoo, photo: Christian Richters
Thanks to input from 320 Rabobank employees, the new Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Centre in Sittard, The Netherlands has a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment in the form of workplaces available to the public, and employees, in a vast auditorium space.
The ‘Mission’ conference room within the Supernova conference area by Liong Lie Architects at Jaarbeurs Utrecht
Liong Lie Architects has created four congress halls with striking and unique designs called Supernova within Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the largest fair and conference centre of The Netherlands.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.09.2013 - Tagged as: 123DV, Netherlands
10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne
West of Utrecht in the central Netherlands can be found KubusEiland (“Cube Island”), a suburb of Leidsche Rijn, where every one of the 45 homes on the island are designed as cubes.
‘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…)