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Wally, a cartoonish ceramic tablelight
04 / 04 / 2018

Most of our design projects are commissioned. But sometimes we feel the urge to create something by ourselves because we simply want to. In our previous project we were creating hexagon shaped tiles. The shade, lines and reflection on these tiles made us realize that we could use this concept for a light object . Primary linear forms do very well especially when the reflected light reveals the beauty of a shape.  In this case an odd but charming looking  ceramic table light. Welcome, Wally.

 

 

 

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An inspiring cooperation with NLXL
03 / 04 / 2018

Tiles have more or less been liberated for their limited  role, and have become more the centre of the interior in the 21 st century.  So why not make wallpaper out of it? A three dimensional approach by our design office and an extended period of experimentation, resulted in three proposals for dutch wallpaper brand NLXL. It quickly became apparent that exploring three dimensional tile shapes, making moulds, biscque firing the unglazed stoneware, and photograph them for the use of creating wallpaper was going to be a true labour of love. But what a great result. Thank you, Mr & Mrs Vintage!

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An experiment with a new glaze, our first black maMa vase
01 / 04 / 2018

Black isn’t actually a color, it is just the absence of light. With this vase, the glaze is black. It simply means you don’t get to see any reflection of the -light- part of the electromagnetic spectrum; the object hence appears black. True black is the absence of colour. Black is what happens when no light at all reaches your eye. Our Mama vase has only been glazed white for more than seventeen years. But we missed something. Now it seems that this black version is even more magnificent. Therefor we decided to put this version also in the existing Cor Unum collection. 

 

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Nomad, St Moritz 2018 with Gallery Priveekollektie
28 / 03 / 2018

My design Montigny is back from a show at St.Moritz, -NOMAD- this is a travelling event for collectable design that will bring together a selection of the world’s leading galleries in incredible architectural locations. Now Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design hosts a group exhibition at the gallery in Heusden. Bright colours, rich materials and ingenious structures catch your eye during a visit at the Gallery. Various works by Carolina Wilcke, Christiane Richter, Eefiene Bolhuis, Reinier Bosch and Roderick Vos grant a fine interpretation of what Priveekollektie is all about: the combination of contemporary art and limited-edition design and the crossing of the fine line between both disciplines. 

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Ishi chair, an interesting combination in leather & wood
10 / 03 / 2018

My Ishi chairs and table for dutch brand linteloo have an interesting combination of merged organic and geometric forms, a typical signature of my work as a designer. Design in its most effective form is a process of trial and error. With these abstract and yet playful shapes of table and chair, I try to unite simplicity in shape and construction. Needless to say that  I am very proud of this chair. Especially because of the newest version with pressed leather on the seating shell.
 

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