queen beatrix opens exhibition in oranienbaum

queen beatrix opens exhibition in oranienbaum

her majesty the queen of the netherlands will open te exhibition ‘dutch design - house of orange’ together with the federal president of germany, christian wulff, on the 25th of april in oranienbaum palace.
the exhibition opening will also see the opening of the newly restored parts of the palace, which is located in the area of saksen-anhalt. (…) henriette catharina of

queen beatrix opens exhibition in oranienbaum

anhalt-dessau, princess of orange-nassau, received the estate in 1660 from her husband - which she named after her origins - and had the palace built by a dutch architect.
source: rvd
www.oranienbaumexhibition.com

photo eddy posthuma de boer (taken at drakesteyn castle)

world interiors event 2013

world interiors event 2013

in 2013 an extensive international program named ‘in amsterdam, world interiors event’ will be organised for specialised audiences and the general public alike. an attractive and varied event program will draw attention to the historical, cultural, artistic and economical importance of interior architecture and design. from march to october an array of exhibitions, fairs, tours, congresses, seminars, movies and other events around the theme of interiors will be organised in amsterdam. some examples

world interiors event 2013

of participating parties are the stedelijk museum amsterdam, the hermitage, arcam, premsela, ddfa, bno, bna, museum van loon and the oude kerk.
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uniquole is involved in developing the program and in charge of coordination, internationally positioning the event and the international pr.
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initiative: bni / chair christine van gemert / projectmanager kees spanjers
more information www.inamsterdam.org

20th anniversary edition coiffure awards - rai elicium amsterdam

20th anniversary edition coiffure awards - rai elicium amsterdam

20th anniversary edition coiffure awards - rai elicium amsterdam

20 years coiffure awards - ceremony 15 may 2011

20 years coiffure awards - ceremony 15 may 2011

20 years coiffure awards - ceremony 15 may 2011

iris van herpen in parktheatre / dutch design week 2010

iris van herpen in parktheatre / dutch design week 2010

from 2010 the parktheater eindhoven will present itself every year during the dutch design week with the theme: fashion and theater. this year the parktheater kicks off with a presentation of iris van herpen. different couture objects of her last collection will be shown at several places in the monumental building.
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the pieces are handmade, but in the design proces a 3d technique

iris van herpen in parktheatre / dutch design week 2010

is used: the technique of the future. fascinating design in the spotlights of the theatre.
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more information about iris van herpen during the dutch design week: nicole@uniquole.nl. more information about the parktheater www.parktheater.nl
23 - 31 october / 19.00 - 00.00 hours

dutch classics in the factory & bernard heesen

dutch classics in the factory & bernard heesen

from the victoria & albert museum in london to the moma in new york, all over the world the classical pieces of royal leerdam crystal are part of museum collections.
for once the consumer products will be displayed in the factory for three days. the place where all those peices are being handmade with love, by passionate glass

dutch classics in the factory & bernard heesen

blowers.
enjoy the pieces of a.o. copier and meijdam, complemented by the works of artist bernard heesen.

vip night thursday 10 september (invitation only)
11, 12 and 13 september 2009, leerdam
part of leerdam glassdays
photography: jan rutten
glass blower emiel

coiffure award 05 06 07 08 09 10

coiffure award 05 06 07 08 09 10

the yearly traffic jam on the red carpet of the hair fashion photography contest for the best dutch hair stylists. a grand scale even for the uber hip and uber vip, with presenters like gordon, katja schuurman, silvana simons en wendy van dijk. shows, catwalk presentations, performances and trend collections, where dutch hairdressing talent has stars in their eyes! an invigorating genre in photography and an indispensable style element for a complete fashion image.

coiffure award 05 06 07 08 09 10

commissioned by: its amazing communication/schwarzkopf professional
www.coiffureaward.nl
photo: winner 2007 avant garde award en press award - hester wernert
award ceremony 2008: sunday 18 mai

edition 2008: with thanks to danielle bruggeman, esther simone mannaerts, eveline mols and martine musch

kick off ceramics and architecture

kick off ceramics and architecture

friday the 10th of april press, contestants, sponsors, employees of dutch design week eindhoven, students, architects and designers will be invited to the ‘kick off’ of the ceramics and architecture exhibition. the exhibition will take place during the dutch design week (october 2009). the main goal of this kick off will be

kick off ceramics and architecture

the introduction of all participating parties to each other. this day there will also be given some information about the planning of the cad cam program in den bosch.
location: europees keramisch werkcentrum, den bosch
www.ekwc.nl
subscribe: info@ekwc.nl

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

to work with crystal! it’s a completely new experience to well-known dutch artist ans markus. together with the glass-blowers she’ll be working with this brilliant material. the many objects that will be created in this collaboration are for sale during the event

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

‘glasdagen van leerdam’.
june 2009
before the opening uniquole will provide a lecture about the collaboration between royal leerdam crystal and some artists/ designers.
photography: patricia steur

art- and design tour 3 weekends in september

art- and design tour 3 weekends in september

art and design enrich the warm reception at unique locations in wassenaar and surroundings. in castles, stately homes and former magnificent residential mansions versatile and original design is given an exceptionally spherical temporary home in the usable spaces of this cultural, historic heritage. jewellery and dresses shimmer and shine again in the dressing room of the lady of the manor and the

art- and design tour 3 weekends in september

kitchens are decorated with original ceramics. outside in the gardens room is reserved for the works by auke de vries and couzijn van leeuwen, amongst others. everything to be admired live and to keep in a special lasting publication. please see ‘art- and design tour’ for more information.

superstore 06

superstore 06

superstore offers a colourful scale of leading designers and upcoming talent. they get inspired by cultural heritage, authenticity and tradition and they consider this to be a principle for new and modern design with a meaning. superstore is a trend forum shaped as a conceptstore, every

superstore 06

half a year at the fashion trade exhibition modefabriek.

commissioned by: modefabriek
initiative by and in collaboration with modefabriek and stijlinstituut amsterdam
date; 25-26 january 2009
location: rai amsterdam

amsterdam design 07 and 08

amsterdam design 07 and 08

recognisable and continuously changing, the cradle of dutch design is always in motion. the amsterdam design foundation traces, maps out and stimulates these developments, by piecing together the puzzle of all parties involved. with a manifestation, original publication and website, but most of all through an extensive network uniquole and the foundation board know how to raise amsterdam design above expectations, as epicentre of creative energy. supported by the council, thriving on dutch design talents and much appreciated by a global public,

amsterdam design 07 and 08

every september the amsterdam design foundation lets the sun shine on design in all its facets.

www.amsterdamdesign.info
foundation board
head reyn van de lugt
secretary patrick aarts association of dutch designers (bno)
treasurer rene kouwenberg director passenger terminal amsterdam

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

top designers from various disciplines like jan jansen, piet boon and monique collignon walk away from familiar territory. they conquer a new world with expressive pieces in exquisite crystal, cast in unique shapes in close collaboration with the master glass

blown to measure - royal leerdam crystal

blowers. with vision and craftsmanship the ultimate is made possible. followed by an exclusive collective presentation in the factory in leerdam.
foto: scholten en baijings
fotografie: maarten pieterse

superstore 05

superstore 05

de superstore during the fashion trade exhibition modefabriek is the ultimate platform for the latest designs and original retail concepts. based around the theme of survivalist a number of designers offer wondrous alternatives to face the uncertain future by diving,

superstore 05

disappearing or escaping into a self-created world in a search for magic, added value and the ultimate. making more serves no purpose. experimenting, inventing and conjuring up the new, different, surprising and spectacular does!

royal leerdam crystal and glass days in june 2008

royal leerdam crystal and glass days in june 2008

leerdam completely dedicated to the shine of original glass works: in galleries and museums. and of course also the royal leerdam factory, open to the public for this unique occasion only and complete with a factory shop. pieke bergmans and melvin anderson and the master glass blowers were

royal leerdam crystal and glass days in june 2008

working on the spot to create the objects for the following exhibition. in the factory also the exhibition of 8 lecturers from the design academy, such as dick van hoff and aldo bakker.
foto: ted reuver
fotografie: maarten pieterse

superstore 04

superstore 04

a trend forum in the shape of a concept store with as its theme: virtual greenhouse. the many applications by socially concerned and committed designers underline the importance of a new perspective on the combination of natural origin and artificial creation with high-tech innovations. a space is created, a taste lab, a conservatory where the fusion between modern technology, science and experiment becomes one with nature.

superstore 04

commissioned by: modefabriek
initiative by and in collaboration with modefabriek and stijlinstituut amsterdam
date: 20 and 21 january 2008 (free catalogue)
location: rai amsterdam

(21 january trend presentation by anne marie commandeur, apply through info@uniquole.nl)
with thanks to danielle bruggeman, esther simone mannaerts, eveline mols and samantha wouterse

superstore 03

superstore 03

by exclusive design by cutting-edge fashion talents, prime interior design, the worlds best magazines and books, performances, music and more. the theme of the superstore 03 is back to the future, referring to the futuristic image which we will see return in plenty in fashion, but which also comes back in furniture design and shop

superstore 03

interiors.
commissioned by: modefabriek
initiated in collaboration with modefabriek and stijlinstituut amsterdam
location: rai amsterdam -
date: july 2007
photography: isabel nabuurs

superstore 02

superstore 02

fashion, design and music are the ingredients for an intense and seductive lifestyle. drown in the ambiance of a grand salon, a theatre of style, an intimate circus filled to the brim with impassioned and coveted design, everything free to experience and most of all to buy. life performances by harpist merel naomi brouwer, diamant teeth with tooth fashion grills, something to eat or drink at the superstore bar, snoop around

superstore 02

the fashion and design books by mendo; anything possible to fully enjoy. with much appreciated work by otazu, alexander van slobbe and ted noten.
commissioned by: modefabriek
initiated in collaboration with modefabriek and stijlinstituut amsterdam
location: rai amsterdam -
date: january 2007
photography: isabel nabuurs

superstore 01

superstore 01

a fusion of a pocket size design department store and a miniature museum containing a special selection of innovative, mostly dutch, fashion and design products. the concept evolves around creativity, relaxed shopping, entertainment and being seriously informed on leading developments in the area of style and design. this inter-disciplinary initiative presents in addition to established names, new talents, monumental unique pieces and mass production fit for a museum.

superstore 01

commissioned by: modefabriek
initiated in collaboration with modefabriek and stijlinstituut amsterdam

location: rai amsterdam

date: july 2006
exhibition design: stijlinstituut amsterdam
photography: isabel nabuurs

jamsessions

jamsessions

a contest between 3 dutch architects. the unusual assignment for the contestants sjoerd soeters, rudy uytenhaak and hubert-jan henket is to sketch a building in three half hour sessions. the design was conjured up on the spot and executed. in complete contrast with the design practice, here it is exclusively about the artistic aspect of the design. an exceptional spectacle, a unique moment captured on film!

jamsessions

commissioned by: european ceramic workcentre
concept: koos de jong
moderator: jaap huisman
audiovisual facilities: beamsystems projection and video

the ceramics ball and the dutch ceramics award

the ceramics ball and the dutch ceramics award

an evening programme put together by uniquole, filled with ceramic entertainment: exquisite tableware, stunning table setting, a one day museum, the presentation of a specially designed bracket by marcel wanders, the presentation of the first copy of the international publication the ceramic process‚ a recital by soprano ilse eerens (winner arleen ouger award 2004, international vocalist competition). and of course handing out the dutch ceramics award by jan hoekema, acting on behalf of secretary of state medy van der laan,

the ceramics ball and the dutch ceramics award

due to weather circumstances.
initiated by: koos de jong
with thanks to gerrit jan ninaber van eyben for supplying the tableware. special thanks to martine musch.

film night gem, museum for contemporary art

film night gem, museum for contemporary art

expanding the european union also means expansion of the oeuvre of european art and culture. in relation to the exhibition breakthrough the latest additions were brightly exposed in a selection of films from the new member states. on a lovely summer evening guests could watch and listen to documentaries and shorts with a special introduction by elisa mutsaers.

film night gem, museum for contemporary art

location: gem, museum for contemporary art the hague
research documentaries: elisa mutsaers in collaboration with the shadow festival

photo: gatis rozenfields, from: ‘riga modes’ (concept: emils rode, simona weiland)

a taste of ceramics

a taste of ceramics

the experiment a taste of ceramics is the lead to the exhibition tasty decadence, tableware from the 20th and 20th century at the princesses court in leeuwarden. with on the menu the questions: what is tasting, the design of tableware is there a market for tableware? for an exquisite meal and a firm exchange of thoughts on taste, structure, example and innovation, sat down cees helder, frans haks, gijs

a taste of ceramics

bakker, johannes van dam, titus m. eliens, gerrit jan ninaber van eyben, cock de rooy, helen van ruiten, jan tichelaar, marjan unger and ingeborg de roode among others.
commissioned by: european ceramic workcentre
location: brasserie ninaber van eyben the hague
tableware design: simone van bakel
food design: henri roquas
concept: koos de jong

guillio cappellini

guillio cappellini

giulio cappellini looks like his collection: dressed to the nines, but not slick. the owner of the famous design label, guest of honour at de woonbeurs, perfects his living room‚ with bottles of campari, is frugal with his business cards and compliments dutch design. in a sleeveless lambs wool cardigan he finishes his stand in full concentration, occasionally distracted by his mobile phone. or by a photographer of one of the many interior design magazines, fighting for his attention. jeroen junte for de volkskrant.

guillio cappellini

dutch delights

dutch delights

during the salone del mobile the individual designers, producers and cultural institutions at the former factory spazio consolo. dutch delights are a concentration of creativity and the entrepreneurial drive with the highlights of dutch design. amusement and information catered by the talking heads; interviews by ingeborg de roode, curator industrial design at the stedelijk museum, with internationally renowned designers like ron arad and karim rashid on dutch design. including a real-life talkshow!

dutch delights

commissioned by: premsela foundation
photo: textiel, claudy jongstra. photo by marcel van der vlugt.
location: spacio consolo milaan