Capture Amsterdam

Capture Amsterdam

Capture Amsterdam is a platform for photographers to provide the opportunity to promote, display and sell their artwork of Amsterdam. You can find affordable high quality prints of the most amazing pictures of Amsterdam. Their goal is to make your photographs available for everyone anywhere. There are some beautiful photos available from my favourite city,...
WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

The great guys from WeSwap challenged me to participate in the #WeSwap50BloggerChallenge. The challenge involved having the best day out I could in my home city on a smallish budget. Here’s how it went… A challenge to spend £ 50 (about 60 euros) with the WeSwap prepaid travel card in Amsterdam, at local hotspots. Well...
DAY kitchen Amsterdam

DAY kitchen Amsterdam

DAY kitchen (located in Amsterdam) is a kitchen supplies store done differently. In essence they are all about food, cooking and dining. But their store is set up so that you can taste, smell and touch, because that’s the essence of cooking! There is a huge kitchen in the store where you can try out...
MAKI Minimag

MAKI Minimag

This is such great news! MAKI minimag is a brand new smart, playful and independent magazine for kids around 3-7 years. A fully illustrated, art and design inspired zine for kids to read, look and discover on their own and together with others. You can find stories, comics, riddles, spot-it pages, craft ideas, recipes and...
Sphinx Sanitair Maastricht

Sphinx Sanitair Maastricht

I dream about living in a old factory. More than enough space, no walls, big windows, a loft. I don’t know if it’s practical, but hey who cares? The old Sphinx Sanitair factory is amazing! Up until 2006 this building, located in the centre of Maastricht, was the factory of sanitary earthenware production by Sphinx....
You Are Here – You Are Over The Line

You Are Here – You Are Over The Line

For You Are Here, a fashion concept store in Eindhoven (NL), designers Eline Ceelen, Floor van Doremalen, Pieteke Korte and Noesha Hu worked in close collaboration to develop a new interior. With a focus on normative sports they developed a interior out of sporting materials, apparatus and graphic elements; a topsy turvy world of court...
Maartje van den Noort exhibition

Maartje van den Noort exhibition

If you know Maartje van den Noort’s work you probably think of her beautiful cards and prints or other fascinating products. But as from last week, she’s showing a new series of paintings at the Jan Six Fine Art Gallery in Amsterdam. She says that it’s been quite some time since she used canvas as...
Festival Designkwartier 2016 Den Haag

Festival Designkwartier 2016 Den Haag

Last weekend I visited festival Designkwartier. A three day festival in The Hague, the Zeeheldenkwartier, with a mix of presentations, shops, activities and exhibitions in the design field. With above 50 locations there was more than I could visit in just one day. But I tried to visit all the places I selected. It was...
Adopted art and new design at OODE

Adopted art and new design at OODE

What’s lovelier to do on a sunny Thursday eve, if not for enjoying some art? OODE gallery presented new designers trough a product launch on the 19th of May and I was pleased to ascertain that new design and forgotten art go hand in hand. The concept of OODE is simple yet clever; put together...
Vintage ceramics

Vintage ceramics

Vintage ceramics, I can’t get enough of it. My mother-in-law bought this amazing set on a flea market and it fits perfect in our home.  
Pinch Toys

Pinch Toys

Let’s hope baby Frankie is a fan of minimal toys because I fell in love with the cars by ‘Pinch toys’. Pinch Toys is a small studio and they create 100% hand made products spiced up with three simple and very important ingredients: friendship, love and care. The toys are fun to play with and...
Julie Van den Meutter

Julie Van den Meutter

Meet Julie Van den Meutter. After studying graphic design in Antwerp, she went to Ghent to start an education in textile design, which she is currently finishing. The young designer didn’t even graduate yet and is already selling her first collection at LN Knits in Antwerp. She creates gorgeous designs that are all hand-made, and...
Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival

Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival

18 screenings, 13 premiers, 8 short films, first row actors and directors, almost 1000 seats and free Spanish food and wine, it’s time for the 2nd edition of the Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival! From 25 to 30 May you can see a variety of Spanish cinema at the classic venues, cinemas Tuschinski and Eye. Filmmakers...
Selected by James

Selected by James

One of my favourite online stores is Selected by James. A store by Sanne, mother of James. James selects the most stunning toys!  You can find honest, often hand made, sustainable, quirky toys for kids rooms and nurseries, all made with love. You can find brands such as April Eleven, Franky’s Playground, Flatout Franky, Noodoll...
French artist Malika Favre

French artist Malika Favre

The style of artist Malika Favre makes me smile! Malika is a French artist based in London. Her bold, minimal style – often described as Pop Art meets OpArt – is a striking lesson in the use of positive/negative space and colour. Her clients include Sephora, The New Yorker, Vogue and many more.