CELEBRATING POSITIVITY

View this email in your browser Positive Perspectives When setting up our business nearly three years ago, we (Antonia Wormer & Jan Willem de Laive) wanted to catch the positive energy of people within cities and make their spaces into real places. Real cities for real people. We were inspired by Alison Walker’s beautiful quote LOOK CLOSELY…

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Un-WIND urban furniture

Blade Made is a design solution to the growing global wind industry waste problem. Every modern wind blade is hand crafted from highly durable, weather resistant, polyester-glass fibre composite. These pieces of aerodynamic engineering feats range in length from 6m to over 80m with circular hollow bases with diameters of 40cm to over 5m. The…

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Lost Pearls

This large landscape work of art consists of 69 terrazzo ‘pearls’ and a shell-shaped terrazzo fountain. They have an underground construction to keep them in place and are connected by pieces of rope with an iron connector, to serve as the string. The whole construction has been officially approved as safe playground equipment. Madeleine Berkhemer originally designed a…

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WIKADO – playground

Blade Made is a design solution to the growing global wind industry waste problem. Every modern wind blade is hand crafted from highly durable, weather resistant, polyester-glass fibre composite. These pieces of aerodynamic engineering feats range in length from 6m to over 80m with circular hollow bases with diameters of 40cm to over 5m. The…

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Talks & Awards

TALKS & AWARDS 2019Future Cities from the Perspective of the New CitizenWorkshop at 40th Veersymposium, Veerstichting Leiden, The Netherlands 2019The Dutch Touch – design panelInternational Contemporary Furniture Fair ICFF Main Stage, during NYCxDesign 2019Finalist Constellation AwardsBest Accessory – OASIS VaseUSA 2019Best Country Award as participant in Ventura New York – the Dutch editionICFF/NYCxDesign, USA 2019Undeniably Human – the positive design movement of…

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Ward van Gemert

After graduating (2006) from the leadingart academy St.Joost in Breda, Holland, Ward van Gemert (1981) spent his first years as a professional a.o.as a design assistant to international acclaimed Dutch Designer Maarten Baas with whom he shared a view on art and design. In 2010 he founded his own studio Nightshop in Rotterdam, Holland, a city that fuels him with…

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