Having trouble sleeping? This Dutch designed duvet covered in images of people yawning may be just the thing you need! If humans are indeed social animals with the habit of copying others, then in theory this duvet should lull you to sleep. What better way to feel sleepy than to wrap yourself in dozen of sleepy people?
Photographer Alicia Rius is based in the Netherlands. Her series, From the Back Seat of My Car, is a testament to her vision of viewing abandoned objects as ‘hidden treasures’. She writes: ‘I did not plan this project. I never looked for these cars, and in fact, I think they found me. I wanted to immortalize their beauty and turn the tin into something romantic’.
I love short animated films. I could watch them for hours. This particular one was made by four students from the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands within a time-frame of five months.
Tête à Tête is a combination of film, photography and stop motion in the guise of three short storylines and a series of portraits around a contemporary topic. It’s all the work of SOETr (aka Axel de Wilde), a freelance designer from the Netherlands.
Jimmy Joe Roche and Dan Deacon were in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, a while back where they made a film titled after the historic Dutch town. It’s completely hilarious, surreal, and absurd, but it somehow captures something about the pop-saturated, neon apocalypse a lot of us have in mind.
Find yourself hankering for a little snack during the midday paperwork? Wishing you just had a little something to tide you over until dinner? How about a pen? While you’ve probably already considered gnawing on your writing utensil, or perhaps you already possess an array of half-masticated pens (guilty!), what would you say to a fully functioning pen made out of candy?
Don’t we all get tired of our interior design every now and then? Sometimes I prefer the simple white, other days a colorful hippie-style, and that etno style is really comforting somehow, too. But who can afford to buy new furniture all the time? The team at Mr Beam from The Netherlands came up with a perfect solution for a daily redecorating.
Clever clogs engineers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands have brought us a step closer to living out our Star Trek fantasies: a ten metre long touchscreen that senses up to a hundred multitouch inputs at a time. Incredibly sensitive, and with built-in effects, it is curved over 135 degrees, creating an immersive [...]
Working out of The Netherlands, Pepe Heykoop has designed a chair that bends in all the right places, and just when you need it to. Titled Restless Chairacter, the chair was his graduation project at the Design Academy in Eindhoven.
Sauerkids is Mark Moget and Taco Sipma, an artist team working out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. Their illustration work is ‘a combination of innocent childhood imagery and the mental confusion of everyday life’.