Color Composition Studies in a Dutch Train

Color Composition Studies in a Dutch Train

Seen through the lens of Ms Reinders, Ms Linda Reinders ©2016.

What does one do when traveling by train? Right….take pictures. Very nice ones indeed, also considering that the Dutch NS Trains aren’t as pretty at all as these images suggest.

Interior with Flowers Allover

Interior with Flowers Allover

The more wallpaper the better!

You can never have enough walls to paste some flowers on……… William “Billy” McCarty designed the first two rooms.

(images via thepeakofchic / thevisualvamp )

Uranium Glass

Uranium Glass

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Uranium Queen of 1956, Brook Robin (image via mentalfloss)

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

Dutch Design Week 2015: Aart van Asseldonk

Dutch Design Week 2015: Aart van Asseldonk

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

Dutch Design Week 2015: Kazerne

Dutch Design Week 2015: Kazerne

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!

We took some partysnaps at the Kazerne see them HERE