DESIGN | Vase #1 by Gert-Jan Soepenberg

At a recent FD-press event I met some of the designers selling their work through Crowdy House, a platform and marketplace that helps designers and makers sell directly to design fans. I got to talk to Gert-Jan and I really loved the story behind his concrete vases. Vase #1, inspired by Oscar Niemeyer’s Palácio de […]

PROJECTS | A sneak peek at my store window at Villa ArenA

Last week I showed you my moodboard for the storefront I was asked to design. I searched through a good amount of the 50 stores in the Villa ArenA woonmall and picked out some items I thought would represent best my own style and idea’s and the mood I had in mind. Picking out items is one thing, but […]


Last week I promised to show you more about the bags shown in my post about Ashes to Snow. Inspired by both Dutch design and Asian culture, ANTS. brings a mixture of practicality and cool aesthetics, with an interesting balance between dark influences and a touch of humour while transcending gender-based and seasonal boundaries in […]

EXPLORE your creativity | vtwonen & design fair

Over the last few weeks I have been working on a really cool project together with BeeldSTEIL and April and May. We created an unique bloggers spot on the terrace of the ‘vtwonen home’ at the vt wonen & design fair. We worked with some really cool brands like Vitra, Wildernis and vtwonen and would love you to come and […]

Qazqa Quest | Nominate a young designer | #QAZQAQUEST2016

I made some changes to my kitchen and I am deeply in love with my new cabinet and really happy I could buy this industrial beauty from a friend who needed space. After working with lighting brand Qazqa last year, see my post here,they asked me to try out the ‘Lazy lamp’. I love a change and I […]

Industrial X「In Visible」by Daijiro Hama

Last month I wrote about Ashes to Snow and when I went to bring some magazines with the article I made about them for the vt wonen love blogs magazine, the store was even whiter then the first time I visited. At the entry a beautiful green bench and some plants blended perfectly with the green gas bottles of […]

Villa ArenA moodboard

This weekend I went to Villa ArenA woonmall, where a collection of interior brands and stores can be found, to scout products for a storefront I designed. The window display will combine a selection of products I selected from the different stores.  Staying close to myself, which I think always works best for me, it will be […]

GIVEAWAY | Win a set of design coat hangers

Today I love to introduce Mooi Goed to you and show you some unique designed pieces. Mooi Goed, literally meaning ‘beautiful goods’, designs minimalistic contemporary pieces for the home in black or white lacquered metal. After graduating from Design Academy Eindhoven owner Christian Kocx started his own design-office designing for various brands and exhibiting at DDW […]

Studio by IKEA | New Dutch platform

Yeah It’s Friday and the weekend is nearly there, this week was filled with a wonderful styling job, more about that in the coming week, and a fun project with fellow bloggers BeeldSTEIL and April & May for the upcoming vtwonen & Designbeurs in Amsterdam at the end of this month. Together with some events […]

Spanish Design | Meeting Actiu in Valencia

I am looking back on one of my most sunny summers I experienced over the last few years… Back in the south of Europe for two weeks I realized how much I love and missed the sun! It was my first time in Spain and I enjoyed every minute of it, sending a big hug […]

Warm tones for a cozy kitchen | Piet Boon kitchen details

Today some more details from the recently launched Piet Boon kitchen line | pictures about the launch can be found here | I’m more and more drawn to these beautiful earthy colours, they feel so warm and stylish, maybe even a bit dramatic and with a certain grandeur…. a beautiful colour palette for autumn. The black oak, […]

ENCLOSE Exhibition | Norm Architects X Nordkraft Paris

Lets stay in France today with some more stories from Paris, where Norm Architects have created a retrospective design installation showcasing  their collaborations with Menu and &tradition over the last years. Many highlights from the last years can be found in Nordkraft’s showroom in Paris. Supplied with exclusive design collaborations with Paper Collective, Dinesen and […]