September break

September break

I’m taking a break! This September I’ll take a blogging break. A break to go on vacation, explore new cities, enjoy family-time and open up my mind again. We’ll be back in October with new stories and exciting collaborations. In the meantime follow me on Instagram to enjoy this month of freedom. - Frankie -...
SNUG.STUDIO

SNUG.STUDIO

Meet Berit and Heiko the design duo SNUG.STUDIO from Hannover. SNUG.STUDIO creates products that are clear and minimalistic but always with a little twist. Perfect products to spice up your interior. We selected a few of our favourite products above. Take a look at their online shop for more products. - Frankie -
Urban Nature landscapes by Charlotte Slegers

Urban Nature landscapes by Charlotte Slegers

Charlotte Slegers often speaks in images. Through montages and photography a story emerges. In many cases the photographs are the starting point for her collages. In May of 2016, Charlotte travelled to Ibiza to discover a vibrant island with many secrets.  Although her montages are often layered and complex, the photographs seem so calm and...
Visual Diary of Amsterdam

Visual Diary of Amsterdam

Julie Hrudova is a photographer based in Amsterdam. Julie is keeping a photo diary of the city, mainly of the Eastern part of Amsterdam, a visual diary. The first series was in black and white and Julie exhibited in the Central Library of Amsterdam. Since 3 years she is shooting in colour. “Often I like to...
Eremetaal

Eremetaal

Eremetaal is medal that you can give as a gift to honour or reward somebody. It’s the first product since the new label by Mickey Philips and Mianne de Vries “EMEM” launched. “As graphic and product designers we like to use our expertise to design unique products that connect people and create interaction between the...
Gekaapt East

Gekaapt East

Concept store Gekaapt just opened their second location. Located in Amsterdam East (Molukkenstraat 75) Gekaapt offers a mix of independent interior and fashion Amsterdam labels. You can find brands such as Doing Goods, Brût Amsterdam, Jip, Stoned and Studio Jux. The official opening will be on the 14th of August. See you there!
Pure Natural Cosmetics

Pure Natural Cosmetics

Pure Natural Cosmetics is a cosmetic brand from The Netherlands. They are committed to use only premium, responsible sourced natural ingredients. All the products are hand made with the most pure and naturel ingredients. One of our favourite products is the night serum. A soft serum that immediately seems to work. With ingredients such as...
Ceramic egg holder

Ceramic egg holder

One of my favourite online stores is Comptoir des objets (everyday objects). You can find object for everyday (duh!) and especially the kitchen department is really good. For example the ceramic egg holder, a simple design but oh so handy. It looks like a regular egg packaging but this one is made from ceramic with...
't Witte Huis

‘t Witte Huis

’t Witte Huis is a monument from the early 19th century and is the perfect forest retreat. By Mölle renovated this former poolhouse of the landlord with natural materials, pure, eco-friendly and comfortable. I totally fell in love with the details, such as the ceramics. It’s a beautiful place where you can slow down for...
Katrin Coetzer

Katrin Coetzer

  On Pinterest I’ve recently discovered the beautiful work of Katrin Coetzer. Katrin is an illustrator based in Cape Town (South Africa). Here style is light and clean and I’m a big fan of the colours in the illustrations. She works for well known magazines and you can also follow her sketch blog babanagu.
Transience Mirrors

Transience Mirrors

Okay I totally fell in love with the Transience Mirrors designed by Lex Pott and David Derksen. The Transience Mirrors reveal different states of oxidation trough an accelerated process. All mirrors are handmade and the oxidation patterns look slightly different on each piece. For more information see here. - Frankie -
Hello I'm Local Haarlem

Hello I’m Local Haarlem

Hello ‘Hello I’m Local’ nice to meet you! Hello I’m Local is a place to sleep, eat and drink in Haarlem. We had the pleasure to stay 2 nights at this boutique hostel in Haarlem. A place with 12 unique rooms, a nice living room and a really great patio. We stayed in the ‘Ondergeschoven...
Great Places of Amsterdam

Great Places of Amsterdam

“Have you ever been faced with the both fun and daunting task to show someone around Amsterdam?” Well, yes! “I know this Great Little Place” created (together with design studio in60seconds and illustrator Lienke Raben) the solution, an original map op Amsterdam. A treasure map containing all of these hidden gems on which even a...
Designdochters

Designdochters

Designdochters is the conceptual child of Designer Anne Vaders. On the second weekend of June she organised a tour via the different Designdochters spots – all of them located in Middelburg. This was the first of hopefully many more to come. “We have a lot of creatives in this city, but still we see a...
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,...