Rotterdam-based graphic designer Iwan Pol creates interactive functional and decorative objects that invite us to build a physical and emotional connection with them. With this goal in mind, he creates wood wall works that change their form when being rotated and produces sculptural objects made wit
Textiles are an interesting medium to explore. I first came to appreciate the beauty in weaving thanks to the Bauhaus, Anni Albers’ work in-particular. Her famous book ‘On Weaving’ made me think how this age old craft could play a supportive role in modern design and be applied to
You can't beat a well designed interior space and I was drawn to these unique handcrafted objects at the Holland-based shop X + L founded by designers Xander Vervoort and Leon van Boxtel in 1996.
This is the work of talented Dutch artist Simon Oud, a maker inspired by landscape that's based in Amsterdam. He constructs these metal objects by hand from both zinc and brass.
This series of table designs by Truly Truly, founded by Australian designers Joel & Kate Booy, reminded me of the inspirations in nature and how one flash of light can illuminate an idea in the mind.
Dutch label Puik, under the art direction of Tineke Beunders of Ontwerpduo design, looks to represent contemporary dutch designers and give a platform for them to put their ideas in to reality.
Design studio OS & OOS, run and founded by Dutch designers Oskar Peet and Sophie Mensen, have tried to play with light in unusual ways with their series of glass sculptures called "Perspectives".
Using muted and dark tones, Dutch artist Arjan Janssen uses geometric shapes of different proportions to create balanced and appealing combinations on both canvas and paper.
In my pursuit of writing more in-depth articles on design and other subjects relating to that matter, you may see less frequent postings here of a trivial nature. Alongside personal projects that I'm trying to conquer in my spare time it makes sense to think slightly more complex and provide you wit
So last week was pretty hectic here, we were running between London and the office for Design Week, but it was great to step outside the bubble and get inspiration in other creative fields. One particular place where we picked up a few ideas was at the Victoria and Albert Museum, although not packed
I was really taken aback this morning by the work of Dutch ceramist Job Heykamp and his beautiful rustic style that makes his creations look fresh from a archaeological find. He's obviously influenced massively by the ceramic work of ages gone by and this shows through the worked surface and coloura
Previously Daniel put together a nice concise post on Eindhoven based designer Kirstie Van Noort in the latter part of 2011. Today I decided to explore her works again after my amazement at her ceramic bowls, cups and other items, particularly the selection that she’s produced over the last few mo