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DESIGN
Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet
At first glance, Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet resembles a 110cm-high Jenga Tower. Disguised as a visually intriguing, textural and seemingly random pile of wooden blocks, the tower actually serves as a multifunctional object...
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Crown Jewels
Rising Dutch designer Lex Pott explores real value versus nominal value with these Crown Jewel rings. Each is constructed from a coin reduced to its outside diameter, forever altering its original form and worth.
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ART
Ever Yours
Much of what we know about the Post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh in fact, comes straight from the artist himself. A new book from Yale University Press highlights 265 (from a collection of over 800) of Van Gogh's written letters, giving the...
ART
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TRAVEL
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GREEN
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Copper Bike
Designed as an antidote to the piles of steel commuter bikes that line the walks and whiz through the streets of Amsterdam, Van Heesch Design's Copper Bike—an edition limited to 10—transcends any adherence to drab utility. As copper's natural patina...
DESIGN
Dutch Designer Rugs from ICE International
Dutch rug-maker ICE International's hand-knotted throws grace some of the most esteemed establishments the world over. From The Savoy in London to the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, ICE is no stranger to high profile clients. The family-run company's latest...
TECH
Mujjo Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6
With Apple Pay potentially changing our perception of what the modern wallet will become, Dutch accessories design brand Mujjo has released a beautiful new case that keeps this in mind. The Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6, in black and tan colorways...
GREEN
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WEDDINGS
HOME_OFFICE
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FURNITURE_DECOR
B Light
An iconic invention gets a counterintuitive nod from Dutch designer Jeroen van Leur with his B Light candle, a wax version of the classic lightbulb. Cast in natural beeswax, the B comes in a set of three.
ART
HOME_OFFICE
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FURNITURE_DECOR
Risograph Prints
Dutch artist and designer Sigrid Calon applies her knack for exuberant color to a series of cheerful, digitally printed risographs inspired by the patterns found in cross-stitch embroidery. Hang in a highly-trafficked space for a mesmerizing pop of...
DESIGN
Nockstone Modular Building Blocks
Nockstone is a concept stemming from a collaboration between two Dutch designers, Melle Koot and Volken de Vlas. It's a modular building block that can be interlocked together with other Nockstones without the need for auxiliary joiners like glue...
HANDMADE
HOME_OFFICE
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WEDDINGS
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FURNITURE_DECOR
J.C. Herman Minicup Set
Straight from J.C. Herman Ceramics, the Amsterdam studio of potter Herman Verhagen, each of these aqua-hued mini-cups has been lovingly thrown by hand and glazed with care in Verhagen's studio. The cup’s tiny nature—less than two inches tall by two...
TRAVEL
CitizenM Times Square Hotel
When citizenM announced they were opening their first American outpost in Times Square, we were a bit skeptical. After a stay, however, we were happily proven wrong—they've created an oasis in the middle of one of the most chaotic places in the world...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Amsterdam
Much like the city's compact urban landscape, Amsterdam's creative history is also densely formed, and even a quick visit to the Dutch capital can be extremely inspiring. Interestingly, you often hear Dutch people say they strive to act "normal"—yet...
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WEDDINGS
HANDMADE
ELECTRONICS
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HOME_OFFICE
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FURNITURE_DECOR
Dandelight
Dandelight is a charming little night light covered with real Dandelion seeds. The battery-powered lamp fuses nature with technology—each seed is attached to an individual LED creating a light-emanating dandelion growing out of its own energy source...
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Dirk Vander Kooij
Less than three years ago we watched the budding Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij explain his graduation project to a packed house at Cape Town's Design Indaba conference. The Design Academy Eindhoven alumnus humbly presented Endless Flow, a "dining...
LONDON_DESIGN_FESTIVAL
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Quooker Fusion
Quooker's Fusion tap combines the benefits of a Dutch water boiler tap with a normal sink faucet for an all-in-one water dispenser. Turn the knob for regular hot and cold water, or give the handle a double push and a twist for immediate boiling water;...
STYLE
Korshun Footwear
by Dora Haller Dutch footwear designer Anna Korshun creates leather shoes that don't require any glue or stitches. Almost magically constructed, the upper and outer soles are clicked together and then wrapped by a rubber layer that ensures a solid...
DESIGN
Interview: Aldo Bakker
by Stefano Caggiano Designs by Aldo Bakker look quite different from designs by his father Gijs Bakker who, in 1993 founded—with Renny Ramakers—the worldwide famous “conceptual design" brand Droog. Rather than focused on the concept, Aldo Bakker...
DESIGN
Interview: Mirjam Vogt of Magazin
With one large window facing the street, Magazin looks out onto one of Amsterdam's newest design districts. The artisanal shops lining the long street of Czaar Peterstraat seem to have appeared almost overnight, although locals will tell say it's...
FOOD-DRINK
Smool Kitchen Tools
Dutch design agency Smool, led by founding designer Robert Bronwasser, presented an exhaustive collection of products for the home this past week in Milan as part of Ventura Lambrate. Among the furniture, television and even transportation designs...
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Dutchtub Wood
Installed at Amsterdam's Droog Hotel, Weltevree's wood-fired hot tub combines savvy Dutch design with nature's innately handsome aesthetics. The Dutchtub's simplified heating method means you can set it up anywhere, no plug needed.
DESIGN
Interview: Victor Muller on the Spyker B6 Venator
By Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten "For the tenacious, no road is impossible." So goes the Spyker motto, a saying that has taken on new meaning with this week's unveiling of the Spyker B6 Venator at the 2013 Genenva International Motor Show. Designed...
CULTURE
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo
Sponsored content: One of the most captivating artists at Miami Art Week, Belgian artist Jan Fabre painstakingly creates massive allegorical works entirely out of naturally shedded jewel beetle wings. In the series "Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in...
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ELECTRONICS
ELECTRONICS_APPLIANCES
Felt and Leather Device Sleeves
A model of simplicity and Dutch craftsmanship, Mujjo's snug cases for phones, iPads and MacBooks protect your tech in wool and vegetable-tanned leather.
KITCHEN_FOOD_SPIRITS
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FOOD_DRINK
Slowcooker
Margriet Foolen's terracotta and silicone slowcooker cooks/steams food like a traditional tangine, retaining the natural vitamins and flavor of the ingredients. The modern, spaceship-like design also makes it an elegant serving piece.
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