Eye-Seats by Vivolli

Eye-Seats by Vivolli

The other day we stumbled upon a lovely pouffe, a design from the new furniture brand Vivolli (since 2015); It has the in the shape of an eyeball. It can be lifted up at the “eyelid”; you can put your hand under that part.This little gem comes in 3 vibrant color-variations and is made in a velvet like fabric (in two sizes 40cm and 60cm in diameter.) We think we need the larger size, it seems more functional, sitting wise. (is that an understandable word combination? if not: sorry our native language isn’t English. But you knew that already ofcourse….)eye_seat_vivolli(photo taken at the x-bank in Amsterdam)

Vivolli has 4 chairs only for sale. The eyeball is the one design we really like, probably because of it’s surreal vibe. The three other designs are very different from this little seater, and a bit too eighties and unfriendly in design for us. The pouffe is available online at Vivolli webshop, the smaller size in store at the X-Bank in Amsterdam. Continue reading

Mimi Berlin’s Cabinet is Open!

Mimi Berlin’s Cabinet is Open!Mimi Berlins Cabinet is Open!

Close-Up-Portrait 4, 2015. Hi, I am Doreen. One of a kind, made by hand in The Netherlands with onyx, white coral, saltwater cultivé pearls, jade and gold (ø 60 cm, €525)

As from today on Mimi Berlin’s Golden-Glass-Display-Cabinet at the X-Bank in Amsterdam is open! You can now purchase Mimi Berlin’s work per piece! There are new pieces to be seen and next to the handmade, one of a kind objects, the more friendly prized MimiMerchandise designs are for sale as well. We suggest you go and check it out at the Spuistraat 172 in Amsterdam.

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Whole by Freudenthal/Verhagen

Whole by Freudenthal/Verhagenwhole_freudenthal_verhagen

Whole is the first artist’ book by duo Carmen Freudenthal and Elle Verhagen, edited by Karen Heuter. Whole presents their complete oevre from 1989 up till 2016. Launched  yesterday at the X-Bank in Amsterdam. Today Freudenthal/Verhagen themselves will be present at the Unseen Photofair Amsterdam where they will sign their book for you!

A retrospective exhibition of Freudenthal/Verhagen’s work will be on show at the X-bank gallery and the adjoining Duchess restaurant until  23/11/2016.

Mimi Blogger Team took snapshots for you at the booklaunch party, see them HERE!

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