Designers

Annelies de Leede

Annelies de Leede (1958) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Arnhem in 1985. She has always be a great fan of using layers and different materials at once. During a work period at the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, she...

Bertjan Pot

Bertjan Pot (1975) graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1998. When he was seventeen years old (1992), Pot already won first prize during a yearly art- and culture competition for adolescents. His main fascination is with techniques, structures, patterns,...

Bos en Couvée

Ariëtte Bos and Tom Couvée founded the Rotterdam-based industrial design firm Bos & Couveé in 1992. The studio is known for its creativity, ingenuity and pursuit of perfection. With design as the fundamental idea, crafty products are created in a beautiful...

Chris Kabel

Chris Kabel was born in Bloemendaal, the Netherlands in 1975. He graduated in 2001 from the Design Academy Eindhoven. A year later, he moved to Rotterdam where he started his design practice. He works for and with design labels, architects, cultural institutions and...

Chris Slutter

Chris Slutter (1972) grew up in a creative family, and furniture and interior design were kindled at an early age. Slutter trained at the AKI Academy for Visual Arts and Design in Enschede, graduating in 1997. In that same year, he won the Dutch Furniture Award in the...

Dick van Hoff

Dick van Hoff (1971) graduated from Arnhem Academy of Art and Design in 1996. During the same year, he founded his own design studio: Vanhoffontwerpen. Apart from this studio, van Hoff teaches the Master program at the Design Academy Eindhoven. He is also co-founder...

Edward Geluk

Edward Geluk is a versatile designer, he creates functional and ergonomic designs. He is known for his work for private and corporate clients and has taught in higher professional education and at university level. He describes his work as "creating functional...

Henk Stallinga

Henk Stallinga graduated from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam in 1993, and established Studio Stallinga that same year. The Studio Stallinga team works on a broad variety of projects ranging from lighting to clocks, technical appliances to outdoor furniture, home...

Jan Neggers

Jan Neggers (1956) graduated as a sculptor from the Academy for Fine Arts in Rotterdam in 1986. At the moment, he works as an artist and set designer in Rotterdam. Together with Jos van der Meulen, Neggers started the production company JaJo to produce the Paperbag...

Joop Steenkamer jr.

In 1992, Joop Steenkamer Jr. received his degree from the Delft Technical University’s department of Industrial Design. He subsequently founded Steenkamer Design, which sees its products through from idea to production. “Sometimes a product can solve a problem,”...

Jos van der Meulen

Jos van der Meulen went to the Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam to learn how to paint. Van der Meulen's biggest passion, ever since he was young, is to make new designs from everyday objects. His professor advised him to not only exhibit his paintings, but also his...

Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders (1963) graduated cum laude from the Arnhem Academy of Art and Design, after being expelled from the Design Academy Eindhoven. He then went on to study at Academies in Hasselt, Maastricht and Eindhoven. His designs distinguish themselves by a character...

Maria Blaisse

Maria Blaisse (1944) studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam and graduated in 1968. Two years later she was a participant in Jack Lenor Larsen's design studio in New York. After this, she did research on traditions of textile techniques and natural dyeing of...

Olav Slingerland

While studying industrial design at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Slingerland (1969) became interested in the possibilities of moulding clay during the ceramics production process. This technique makes it possible to go about the form research in a personal and...

Rob Brandt

Rob Brandt graduated in 1973 from the St Joost Academy of Visual Arts in Breda, the Netherlands. His work is a balancing act between serious art and kitsch. He makes use of widely-known images from society, playing with clichés, picking out the aspects he finds...

Robert Bronwasser

As an architect’s son, Robert Bronwasser (1968) grew up in a creative family. In 1992, he graduated cum laude as an industrial designer from Delft University of Technology with a project for Philips Design. As a student, Bronwasser started his own design studio, which...

Tina Roeder

Tina Roeder (1976) received a Bachelor degree at Saint Martins College in London in 2000 and a Master degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2004. In 2006, she started her own design studio in Antwerp after doing an internship at Studio Job. She currently works...

Ton Haas

Industrial designer Ton Haas is a world citizen. His domicile is in Havana, Cuba, but Haas travels all across the world in order to bring about projects and products with different clients. For this reason, the range of Haas' designs is large: from office chairs for...

Willem Noyons

Willem Noyons (1956) has been a designer and artist since 1982. His studio in Utrecht, the Netherlands designs and produces graphic and dimensional work. The studio partners with many inspiring clients. Clear design, carefully chosen materials, surprising ideas, a...