Short&Sweet in Milaan: Mark Studholme

Short&Sweet in Milaan: Mark Studholme

Short&Sweet: een interview met Mark Studholme, oprichter van Crowdyhouse, vanuit de Salone del Mobile 2015 in Milaan.

Mark Studholme: What we’ve seen is that designers did not have an adequate channel to sell directly to consumers online. That’s why we’ve grown as digital marketplace from 15 designers at launch last year to over 600 designers this year.

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Short&Sweet in Milaan: Renny Ramakers

Short&Sweet in Milaan: Renny Ramakers

Short&Sweet: een interview met Renny Ramakers, droog design, vanuit de Salone del Mobile 2015 in Milaan.

Renny Ramakers: We created a new kind of hardware. Many designers want these parts to be invisible. Our design goes back to the basics of hardware, so we created new shapes, new colors. We wanted to give them all more character.

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Short&Sweet in Milaan: Alice Rawsthorn

Short&Sweet in Milaan: Alice Rawsthorn

Short&Sweet: een interview met Alice Rawsthorn, design critica, vanuit de Salone del Mobile 2015 in Milaan.

Alice Rawsthorn: Gender identity is obviously a massive issue for society today, as is sustainability. So these issues are adressed here in Milan, tangentially rather than strategically.

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Short&Sweet in Milaan: Paola Antonelli

Short&Sweet in Milaan: Paola Antonelli

Short&Sweet: een interview met Paola Antonelli, senior curator architectuur en design van het MoMA, vanuit de Salone del Mobile 2015 in Milaan.

Paola Antonelli: Designers are learning to modulate their opportunities and to pick the right platform. It is necessary to present the whole spectrum of design, by having both the digital and physical in the same space.

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Water in the city – TEDx Zwolle

Water in the city – TEDx Zwolle

During TEDx Zwolle I gave a lecture about water in the city around the world. The sea and the rivers have shaped the identity and the country itself. Climate change increases the risk of flooding and drought. The effects of a disaster in a densely populated country like The Netherlands are incalculable. Climate change is now forcing itself upon us: a new reality that cannot be ignored. Read the article…