The First Flat-Packed Wooden Bike You Assemble Yourself. The Sandwichbike by Basten Leijh.

Flat-packed Sandwich bike

It’s new. It’s cool. It comes in the mail and you put it together. Dubbed the Sandwichbike, this Dutch Design original was inspired by the concept of flat packing, home assembly and Bleigh Industries’ never-ending drive to create exceptional products. (more…)

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Packing Foam Fashions Emulate 16th and 17th Dutch and Flemish Masters’ Paintings [UPDATED].

Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions

In Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions, an ongoing series of quietly elegant photographs, she explores textures of both the past and present. Using the foam materials from packaging and insulation, she has fashioned them into the collars, shawls and clothes commonly seen in the 16th and 17th century Dutch, Flemish and French portraits by the likes of Golden Age and Dutch Renaissance painters Vermeer, Franz Hals, and Francois Clouet. (more…)

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PURE* Computers and Amplifiers. High Tech With High Style from Amsterdam.

custom ceramic computer cases

Four years ago, I wrote a post on these unusual ceramic encased computers and amplifiers from Plush Department. Since that time, they have updated the technical specs so that the computers and amplifiers have up-to-date capabilities like BluRay, VOIP and video conferencing. (more…)

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