Monday's quick start: Baby Barrel Lamp
A bit ashamed to say but New Duivendrecht a Dutch design label was totally unknown to me until last August when I visited the NY international Gift Fair. You remember I told you I came to the fair together with Jurianne, who was part of Tuttobene and Tuttobene was founded by Victor Le Noble who also is one of the designers behind New Duivendrecht.
The design of the first Barrel lamp was inspired by the aesthetics of WWI searchlights. Now more friendly but still a strong and sturdy shape that provides a steady source of light in any type of space. It is crafted out of wood, steel and concrete.... the combination of wood and concrete makes it very attractive for me and I would probably place the Baby Barrel lamp on a floor in a corner of my home. [READ MORE]
A bit more about New Duivendrecht:
New Duivendrecht was founded by Frederik Roijé and Victor le Noble. Both are designers as well as entrepreneurs. Frederik is Art Director of New Duivendrecht. He graduated from the famous Design Academy in Eindhoven. Shortly after graduating he started his studio in Duivendrecht. Frederik has succesfully designed numerous products for clients and created his own collection.
Victor is General Director of New Duivendrecht. He studied Industrial Design Engineering at the University of Technology in Delft. After graduating he worked as interior and product designer. In 2004 he also founded design platform Tuttobene, a foundation which supports young talented designers who focus on sustainable design.