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,...
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.