Obligatory tourist shot. Gorgeous day in Amsterdam!
Stopped by WonderWood in Amsterdam, a must-see for anyone interested in vintage modern bent plywood furniture. (Read more about it in our Prefab Perfected Dec/Jan 2012 issue)
Studio visit with Scholten & Baijings.
3D printed vases at Hôtel Droog.
Each Christmas, Marcel Wanders's staff gives him a group studio portrait. A few years ago it was a set of matryoshka dolls!
Not a bird, nor a plane, but a fanciful ceiling by Marcel Wanders for Amsterdam's new Andaz hotel.
The incredible Mendo art book shop in Amsterdam.
Next stop on our design tour of Amsterdam: a visit to The Frozen Fountain on Prinsengracht. Check out Piet Heen Eek's Mirror TL lamp plus Krenit bowls designed in 1953.
Bugaboo headquarters in Amsterdam. Fun fact: the super-light, adaptive stroller prototype was invented by Bugaboo's founder for his thesis project at Eindhoven design school!
Paid a call to Friday Next, a great design shop in Amsterdam. Spotted: Light Forest by Ontwerpduo.
Friday Next, contd. Great mix of established Dutch and Scandinavian designers plus newcomers like Lex Pott and Mae Engelgeer. Check it out at Overtoom 31.