Believe it or not: People used to color glass with uranium (in oxide diuranate form).
Uranium was not seen as being particularly dangerous during the 19th century; so the development of various uses for the element, such as tableware and household items were quite normal. Continue reading →
An other tip for when you are in Eindhoven during the Dutch Design Week 2015;
Visit the Saint Augustine Church; designer Aart van Asseldonk transformed this church into his own exhibition space ànd a place to wine and dine by means of a “still life installation”; The Allegory of the South.
Everything you see is designed by van Asseldonk, furniture, lighting, candle holders, shoes, carpets, ovens……well everything like we already said. Continue reading →
Mimi Berlin’s Tip for how to spend your Sunday; Go to Eindhoven, the Dutch Design Week 2015 has started! We visited de Kazerne; on exhibit are various designers, an exhibition by Lidewij Edelkoort and the Eigen Huis & Interieur presentation of the best “top 10” Dutch Designers. The Kazerne also has a shop and a very nice restaurant!
Amber Ambrose Aurele 3-d printed aids for pointe “shoes” (SLEM Waalwijk)