Tag Archives: Dutch design

pull, stretch and snap: the works of sebastian brajkovic and vincent dubourg

Blurring the lines of art, sculpture and furniture are the works of the amazingly talented thirtysomethings Sebastian Brajkovic and Vincent Dubourg, two artists producing different types of sculptural furniture through the distortion of familiar forms. In both cases, the guys … Continue reading

inspired by nature and man-made by moooi

Last night I had dinner at a friend’s home in Brooklyn.  Over the table, there were 2 Heracleum pendants designed by Bertjan Pot and Marcel Wanders for Moooi.  I had seen these in magazines, but never “live” and I found … Continue reading

purity of line in the porcelain ceramics of henk wolvers

I was first introduced to the work of Dutch ceramic artist Henk Wolvers during a brief visit to the Flow Gallery in Notting Hill, London. From the images, you can see why his striking, paper-thin, geometric abstract vessels stopped me … Continue reading

the delightful trompe l’oeil wall paper of NLXL

Although the designs may not be everybody’s cup of tea, it is hard NOT to be amazed and delighted at the wonderful Dutch wallpapers of NLXL. De Gournay lovers look elsewhere.  These wallpapers are industrial, masculine, vintage and strong in their design … Continue reading

Jólan van der Wiel’s Gravity Stool

Just recently named the winner of the 2012 Young Designer’s Competition and recipient of the Interior Innovation Award of the imm Cologne Design and Furniture Fair, Dutch wünderboy Jólan van der Wiel literally seems to defy gravity – you must … Continue reading

Not your grandma’s rooms

Living with antiques does not mean living in your great grandmother’s home.  Still, living with antiques AND making the environment modern and of refined taste is very, very difficult and rarely accomplished to perfection.  The Gouda-based Dutch Interior Design firm … Continue reading