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.
Festival Survival Guide

Festival Survival Guide

Spring is here so bring on the festivals! I always try to go to at least one festival but when it involves sleeping on a festival camping, I’m not that enthusiastic. I would like to share with you some ‘survival’ festival tips to stay stylish, products that are very handy and look good. 1. KarTent...
Sunny Side Up Hooks

Sunny Side Up Hooks

The Sunny Side Up Hooks are hand made in Belgium and brighten up any wall. The material is a mix of first class oak and Carrara marble. Not only nice to look at but also very handy. I can’t decide if I should order 2 or 3 for our hallway… For more info see here....
Ystudio stationery

Ystudio stationery

“We want to remind people of the beautiful things that have been forgotten as time goed by. This shared thought impelled us to establish this brand.” Meet Yi and Yanko the founders of Ystudio. Based in Taiwan they create minimalistic stationary objects, made for everyday use. “We believe that each object embodies a deeper meaning:...
MDF Vessels by  Philippe Malouin

MDF Vessels by Philippe Malouin

Canadian Philippe Malouin designed a series of MDF vessels for private collector back in 2014. Philippe graduated from the Dutch Design Academy Eindhoven and also studied at the École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris and University of Montreal. He lives and works in London. For more information see here. Photos: Justin Boberly
Standing holders

Standing holders

Kristian Nødhave designed a series of holders in clear acrylic for Standing.dk. The holders are made for not being visible and therefore nicely display cookbooks or store candles, records, magazines or what ever you like. The holders come in two different sizes and are available here. Photos: Ida Buss
Coffee hangout Toki Amsterdam

Coffee hangout Toki Amsterdam

Coffee hangout Toki in Amsterdam, a place where you will leave with a smile! Read more...
Recycled porcelain vases

Recycled porcelain vases

How cute are the ‘recycle vases’ by Elke van den Berg?! The vases are made of recycled porcelain and are designed to recycle flowers, the flowers that broke and need a small vase. Every piece is unique because of the use of recycled porcelain. For more info see here.
Spring style

Spring style

Spring is here so it’s time to update your wardrobe. Well, I’m adding some items. I’m a big fan of patterns and found some really nice items with colourful patterns. Brands: WoodWood Samsoe Samsoe Bobo Choses Libertine Libertine