All Posts in 2010

2011 - Comments Off on Masks | 2010 – ongoing

Masks | 2010 – ongoing

masks_B19_SBP_LR

Although seemingly these masks tell stories, this again started out as a material experiment. I wanted to find out if by stitching a rope together I could make a large flat carpet. Instead of flat, the samples got curvy. When I was about to give up on the carpet, Vladi came up with the idea of ​​shaping the rope into masks. The possibilities are endless, I’m meeting new faces every day.
for sales contact us..

The Masks were published by Heads Collective 
masks_B1_SBP_LRmasks_078B_SBP_LR
masks_B16_SBP_LRmasks_B46_SBP_LRmasks_132B_SBP_LRmasks_159B_SBP_LR
masks_B25_SBP_LR

2010 - Comments Off on Enzo enzo.. | 2010

Enzo enzo.. | 2010

 

enzo_enzo_1_SBP_LRIn 1974 Italian hero ‘Enzo Mari’ gave out a catalogue named ‘Autoprogettazione’ which means self-designed. Inside, detailed instructions for making basic, easy-to-assemble furniture pieces using standardized wooden planks and nails. He had noticed that mass-produced furniture was starting to change people's tastes away from quality and craftsmanship, so he created simple designs to help reconnect people with how things were made. Anyone could make the furniture, or variations on them, and send him a picture. I made the in my opinion most beautiful table from the book and added my own layer on top, black and white stripes. The stripes have a nice dazzling effect that distorts the 26 years old modernism a bit. Enzo Mari was not the first and certainly not the last to focus on DIY (do it yourself) furniture. Off course there was Gerrit Rietveld, Tord Boontje and nowadays we have Max Lamb. Probably every 10 or 15 years there will be a designer or two (or more) stimulating as to go back to step one. In the meantime I would like to recommend everyone to buy Mr. Maris’ book and get busy building.

materials: wood, white wash, black ink, varnish
dimensions: h:80 w:135 d:135 cm
Not for sale.
enzo_enzo_2_SBP_LRenzo_enzo_4_SBP_LRenzo_enzo_5_SBP_LRenzo_enzo_3_SBP_LR

2010 - Comments Off on LED Zeppelin | 2010

LED Zeppelin | 2010

led_zeppelin_on_room_with_a_view_SBP_LR

I really like the image of a lightweight light, it being almost nothing. Untouchable like light itself. My wish was to create an inflatable down lighter. LED Zeppelin is the big silver inflatable bag with transparent bottom. The silver foil reflects the light from the LED downwards; the transparent foil keeps the air (blown in by a small fan) in and lets the light shine through.

materials: aluminium, translucent foil, reflective foil, ventilator
dimensions: h:60 w:150 d:80 cm
Not for sale.led_zeppelin_off_room_with_a_view_SBP_LR led_zeppelin_room_with_a_view_SBP_LRled_zeppelin_on_studio_SBP_LRled_zeppelin_on_studio_dark_SBP_LRled_zeppelin_on_studio_dark_2_SBP_LR

2010 - Comments Off on Empty Seat | 2010

Empty Seat | 2010

empty_seat_2_SBP_LR

The 'Empty Seat' is a technical story to be continued. The challenge was to create a wooden chair without a molded plywood shell. Most chairs exist of 2 separated parts, seat and base frame. The base frame as a carrier is more important for the ‘Empty Seat’ than for most other chairs. When you glue a layer of 3mm thick plywood on top of the base, it results in a comfortable seat. We left the side panel of the frame in one piece. This makes the empty seat clear, like an empty canvas. We like the looks of the chair as it is, ànd we keep on developing it into something smarter.

materials: varnished multiplex
dimensions: h:75 w:55 d: 55 cm

empty_seat_1_SBP_LR

empty_seat_3_SBP_LR empty_seat_4_SBP_LR empty_seat_5_SBP_LR empty_seat_6_SBP_LR empty_seat_7_SBP_LR

 

2010 - Comments Off on Heracleum | 2010

Heracleum | 2010

heracleum_copper_on_WB_1_Moooi_LR

‘Heracleum’ arrived at Moooi as a fantasy. I had the wish to light many LED-lights at the same time. I experimented with bundles of electricity wires that I shaped into a branch structure. During the development of the design it just seemed that too much soldering was required. Then Marcel Wanders had the ‘luminous’ idea to use his ELECTROSANDWICH® to make the design possible. The structure was coated with a plastic layer for isolation and on top of that a conductive layer to supply the LEDs with power. Using this technique it was possible to create a structure more slender than I had hoped for when I started the project. The technique and design are perfect for each other. ‘Heracleum’ is produced by Moooi.

materials: metal wire frame, polycarbonate lenses, ultra thin suspension wire, copper and nickel version
dimensions: h:65 :98 cm

For sales please go to: www.moooi.com
heracleum_copper_on_WB_2_Moooi_LRheracleum_copper_on_BB_Moooi_LRheracleum_nickel_on_BB_2_Moooi_LRheracleum_nickel_on_detail_2_Moooi_LRheracleum_nickel_on_detail_4_Moooi_LRheracleum_small_WB_Moooi_LR Heracleum II Smallheracleum_the_big_O_WB_Moooi_LR Heracleum the Big O