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Newsletter #218


Newsletter #218

This week on Design.nl, it wouldn't be Dutch design is there wasn't a good dose of controversy and some guffaws of disgust from the sidelines, but Irma Boom's logo for the Rijks Museum is out. We see how going against your instincts can bring you unexpected joy in Mianne de Vries’s Curious Vase and visit the almost open Hôtel Droog in Amsterdam. Also this week, urine may be smelly, but it's a stench that contains valuable information about our health. A new project explores its potential.


Transnatural + Giveaway

Transnatural + Giveaway

This weekend sees the opening of Transnatural, a festival which presents an experience of innovation and a glimpse of the future with art, design, business and scientific examples at the NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam.

Hôtel Droog

Hôtel Droog

Due to officially open on 16 September, Design.nl took a tour around the newly opened Droog hotel which boasts just one bedroom.

Irma Boom and "The Rijks"

Irma Boom and "The Rijks"

Irma Boom’s new logo for the Rijksmuseum is out.  Some say she doesn’t know how to spell, others say her work with the difficult “ij” digraph is brilliant.

Curiosity in a vase

Curiosity in a vase

A vase that needs to be broken before you can really see it’s design? It goes completely against our nature but also awakens our curiosity, that is Curious Vase by designer Mianne de Vries.

The Power of Urine

The Power of Urine

Most often rejected as something worthless or unpleasant, urine is making a comeback.  The Aqua Vita Project hails the smelly yellow waste product as a natural indicator of our body’s state of wellbeing.

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