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A visit to ATELIER TEMPEL

How lucky I am that one of my favorite designers is also my neighbour?! I’m very happy to introduce Hilde Tempelman – the super talented designer behind the ATELIER TEMPEL. Amsterdams smallest department store! (what a great name is that!). Hilde is designing accessories, handcrafted bags, scarves, bijoux, paper goods, dolls, pillow covers an other […]

A visit at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Graduation Show

Today I visited the Graduation Show of Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Two buildings, together 10 floors of the the final work from all departments. A lot of video, installation and performances. Very little painting. The design lab’s exhibition was excellent. The work of the architecture department was very impressive. The fashion design was particularly […]

A guerrilla gardening

The pot hole gardener is a project run by Londoner Steve Wheen, who brings greenery and miniature scenes to the streets of east London. Following other Guerrilla Gardeners, Wheen says: ‘my neighborhood has a distinct lack of green space and I’m a gardener with no garden.’ Some matches are just meant to be.   My […]