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On Thursday, the 12th of February, 2015, the third workshop of the project 'Crafts of the 21st Century' took place. The main goal of the project is to maintain the knowledge about crafts and techniques that has been passed over from generation to generation. Sharing this knowledge creates the possibility to innovate old knowhow into new products of the 21st century. This time the workshop took place at the sheepfold of Balloo, where one of the participants of the project, Marianne Duinkerken, herds heather sheep.
Joke Ruiter from RuitX is fascinated by textile materials, geometric shapes and craftsmanship for almost her whole life. She first got a degree in teaching. After that she studied spatial design, direction autonomously, at the Academy Minerva.
New bookcase by Gerard de Hoop
The side panels are perpendicular to the shelves. This enables to see the articles in the cabinet also from the side.
The bookcase is delivered as a flat-pack, and can be assembled without fasteners (screws or glue).
Gert-Jan Soepenberg is a Dutch product designer and interior architect working from Groningen (NL). “My designs are statements for quality products. They possess a crafted and industrial honesty."
In the following three months you will find news about Atelier Gert-Jan, right here. New products, pursuits and new materials which he’s experimenting with!
0304 is the name of a designer duo, consisting of Tanja Kole and Raymond Hilhorst, who design and produce products together. They've made a series of stools, that are handmade out of pruning and waste wood and furnished with wool from Dutch sheep breeds.