The design of Dave Keune targets both esthetical as functional values. While developing his design, either products or environments, Keune operates through layers of research, development and production. By applying skilled craftsmanship within the production process, he aims for high-qualified results, in usability and durability.
De Intuïtiefabriek is a designstudio with a vision based on their intuitive way of working in which the use of materials and techniques are essential. They bring them to create within different fields of design; from slipcasting porcelain to blowing glass and bending wood. The outcomes vary from furniture to tableware. To De Intuïtiefabriek designing is all about craftsmanship, the touch of material and the actual act of making things. Their aim is to create perfectly crafted products, from which you can feel the love with which they were made. They create a pure, precise and elegant feeling, taking the observer into a new world.
'Products have a habit of disappearing because of their functionality. I want to prevent this by adding additional value to a products. This value is the story behind the product’.
Frederik Roijé was born on june 14, 1978, in the eastern part of the Netherlands. He graduated in 2001 from the renowned Design Academy in Eindhoven. It was here where his preference for interior products was born.
Frederike Top has her own studio in product design which is based in Amsterdam. Her designs consist mainly of interior products, but she also designs for the public space. Products of her hand usually have an extra dimension, little surprises that will only be discovered when they are used or small interventions which have a major impact.
Jacob has a great passion for lighting and illumination. Over the years, he has also designed many lighting fixtures.
All these lamps are developed from a fascination with light perception and durability.
Kranen/Gille is a design studio based in the south of the Netherlands. Jos Kranen and Johannes Gille seek to unite various industrial disciplines and craftsmanship into appealing design objects. All their pieces seem to breathe industrial revolution with a whiff of natural structures reminiscent of the photography of Karl Blossfeldt.
"Nieuwe Heren, freely translated as ‘New Gents’ was founded june 2009 by Erik De Nijs and Tim Smit.
Erik De Nijs (’85) and Tim Smit (’88) both graduated from the school of art Utrecht (Holland) in 2009. After some cooperations they decided that their comparable visions and ideas, would make a great team for a fertile collaboration."
Peter van de Water is a Dutch furniture and interior designer based in Amsterdam. He graduated in 1994 from St.Joost art-school in Breda. His designs are characterized by the intelligent simplicity they posses. A singular and strong message captured within a recognizable shape.