City trip Middelburg, Netherlands

Some impressions from Middelburg. The capital of Zeeland During my stay in the Netherlands I made a short city trip to Middelburg. It is a small city in the Zeeland Province with a population of around 47,000 people. They have a nice ‚Stadhuis‘ (city hall) and other historic buildings like the St. Jorisdoelen, Oostkerk or weiterlesen…

Academy of Fine Arts in Maastricht, Netherlands

Matylda’s final thesis on chairs, me with Matylda and the exhibition. Graduation 2009 at ABK Maastricht Today I went to an exhibition by some talented designers from the Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht. For example Matylda Krzykowski, a graduate who wants to be a designer, presented her work called ‚modus operandi‚, a series of wooden archetype chairs weiterlesen…

Kruisherenhotel Maastricht, Netherlands

Convent, inner courtyard and dining-hall in a monumental gothic church. Design between Heaven and Earth During my stay in Maastricht I slept in the designer hotel Kruisherenhotel which is a former cloister. The hotel was styled by many international internationally renowned designers like Henk Vos, Ingo Maurer, Marc Newson, Piet Heyn Eeck, Philippe Starck and Roderick Vos. It weiterlesen…