Category: Personal design

Bookshelf

Background: Moving in with my girlfriend meant combining our books and records, a specialized design makes sure this bookshelf meets all our wishes. Bottom half of the shelf is designed for big books, vinyl records and record player. Top half for pockets and other books. The open black thin steel structure is designed to disappear when filled with books,   only… Read more →

Firebasket from a distance

Fire basket

Background: Inspired by flickering flames through the woods, the Fire basket creates a ever changing graphic. I designed the fire basket as a present for my fathers birthday. I made the design in Solidworks 3D CAD, exporting the various graphics for water jet cutting. Result: The Fire basket is made out of 2mm steel cut into shape using water jet cutting. Water jet… Read more →

Parasol bed

Parasol bed

Background: Inspired by the parasol building in Seville, the bed is designed around an organic structural backbone. Like the building in Seville, the bed is made of  interlocking wooden parts. Challenge: The bed is made of wood available at the local hardware store, and can be completely assembled without any screws or adhesives. This way the bed can be easily assembled… Read more →

Styrofoam lamp

Styrofoam lamps

Background: Realizing that a large amount of packaging material is thrown away on a daily basis I decided to find a better use for this waste. From recycled styrofoam from Apple packaging material I made two lamps.   Challenge: Working at a local Apple reseller made the amount of available resource material no problem. Assembling parts of waste material into… Read more →