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Newsletter #174


Newsletter #174

Holland's fashion community was shocked last week to hear that perennial favourites Klavers van Engelen have ceased operation due to the financial crisis.  For now the design duo are keeping to themselves, but hopefully we will have an interview up soon.  This week we heard from British graphic designer Angus Hyland as part of the Pioneers of Industrial Culture series. Also, Marloe Bakx designs products for children from today's real families. We take a tour round Kossmann.dejong's latest project in which the DNA of Amsterdam is explored and we try on Marloes ten Bhömer's latest creations for which she developed a unique technique.


Design For Real Children

Design For Real Children

Times have changed.  Children are not only raised in split homes, but born into them.  One designer thinks this needs to be better considered when designing for children.

Pressedleathershoe

Pressedleathershoe

Shoe designer Marloes ten Bhömer investigates the concept of the assembly line in her latest design named Pressedleathershoe.

Amsterdam DNA

Amsterdam DNA

From now on, visitors to the capital of the Netherlands can experience the history of Amsterdam in just 45 minutes, courtesy of Kossmann.dejong.

Angus Hyland

Angus Hyland

Tonight British graphic designer, Angus Hyland spoke with Gert Staal as part of Premsela's Pioneers of Industrial Culture lecture series in Amsterdam.  Topics ranged from the business model of design firm Pentagram...

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