circulaire gordijnstof gemaakt van aangespoeld plastic

Jaren geleden is mijn liefde voor textiel ontstaan bij De Ploeg. Destijds nog met een eigen weverij in Bergeijk in de oude Rietveld fabriek. Hier heb ik aan de machines mogen staan en vol bewondering alles geleerd over het maken van textiel.

Nienke Hoogvliet

The last couple of years we have seen more and more from Nienke Hoogvliet at the Dutch Design Week. Studio Nienke Hoogvliet is a design studio for material research, experimental- and conceptual design. Nienke works as a freelance designer for different companies and institutions but also continues her research in self-initiated design projects.

Jessica den Hartog

This year at the DDW we were inspired by the work of Jessica den Hartog. Every year Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven in October. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2500 designers to more than 295,000 visitors from home and abroad. The DDW is different from other design events, because it concentrates on the designs of the future.

Sustainable treehouse in France

What does sleeping in a sustainable treehouse with view of the Mont Blanc sound like?

Last June I visited France where my brother-in-law Michel and his family have a camping site. I just love to be here. My favorite spot is behind their house sitting on the rocks and looking out over just nothing but nature and mountains.

3 sustainable designs of everyday products

As the state of the environment becomes an ever-pressing issue, designers are developing eco-friendly alternatives to all sorts of products. Nowadays, you also see that the bigger brands and companies are developing more sustainable products. Of course, we are very happy with this! We made a list of 3 inspiring examples of eco-friendly design.

Super Supermarket Milan 2017

During our visit to the 2017 Milan Design Week, we stumbled upon a very special supermarket. There are shelves, there is merchandise and there are shopping baskets. But a closer look reveals that the products are neither edible nor usable in a traditional sense.