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What was I doing in New York...

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already two weeks ago :) ... but I joined my friend Jurianne Matter on her first adventures in the Big Apple. She was  exhibiting her collection at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF). Jurianne is a paper designer from the Netherlands who decided to try her luck in the USA ... and she succeeded, she had so many wonderful responses to her paper designs, from MoMa to small boutiques throughout the country. Jurianne's latest design are these beautiful paper circles ... perfect for any kind of decoration.....                              [READ MORE]

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..Jurianne Matter 

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Dutch design at New York International Gift Fair

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{WorldSkinColor scarves by Reineke Otten}

This coming weekend I will be joining my friend Jurianne Matter and Tuttobene across the Atlantic to New York. From 19. - 22. August Jurianne will be showing her products at the NY Gift Fair (Booth 3762 ) together with 15 other very talented Dutch designers and three design labels from NL. (ps. if you are looking for me you can probably find me too at the booth number 3762)

Tuttobene is a platform for Design based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They organize design exhibitions around the world and their aim is to connect young creative talents with the industry, marketing organisations and/or retail partners. All the links to the participating Dutch designers can be found here

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{image above: Handmade jewelry by the boyscouts}

I will use this week to try and meet people I have met via Bloesem throughout the years but also to meet new people, see what is happening in the world of design in NY and hopefully get new ideas and inspiration for my own future with Bloesem ~irene

{image below: Guidelines and dish of desire by Frederik Roije}

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.. Come and visit us at the NYIGF  Accent on Design, Booth 3762 ..

..Tuttobene

..Jurianne Matter 

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DaWanda Designmarkt Amsterdam

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{above: journal by froschkind and necklace by gudbling}

This weekend I am trying to visit the first Dutch handmade market in Amsterdam organised by DaWanda to celebrate the opening of their Dutch website. The market is at Meininger hotel and more then 100 designers will exhibit their work in the different rooms of the hotel.  

What are your plans for the weekend? Perhaps we can meet each other on Sunday otherwise I hope to see you back next week ~ irene xoxo

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In the images above t-shirt and teatowel by detailF, paper products by froschkind and a chrochet lamp by Made by Mo

..Dawanda

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We are going to New York

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{images above are from my friend's wonderful Travel blog Go Marjo}

Yes finally after almost 10 years I am going to visit New York again. No not today or tomorrow but in August. Today I am flying to my own hometown Amsterdam first, spending time with my family and friends. Then two weeks vacation in Spain, back to Amsterdam and on 17th of August I will fly to NY.

I truly hope I can meet many of you dear readers, bloggers or old friends.

But I am not going alone no... I will be joining my friend and paper designer Jurianne Matter. She will be showcasing her gorgeous paper products at the NY gift Fair 2012... below a little sneak peek...

Where are we staying, we don't know yet. But you can HELP ... if you know anyone who lives in NY and wants to swap apartments with me for one week then please let me know. I can offer a great apartment in the canal area of Amsterdam. pls email me if have any tips or ideas.

~ Happy 4th of July ~

Jurianne
 

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All the beautful images are from a recent interview Jurianne had in Dutch magazine 101 woon ideeën and for their newest blog column called ‘Be Creative’. 

 

..Jurianne Matter 

..Go Marjo

 

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a Papergoods Market

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Last day today to visit Poppytalks Handmade market  for Papergoods and Affordable Art  ...

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Monday's quick start: Young designers at Fiera Rho

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A little while ago I told you how my friend Lisette Scheers, who lives here in Kuala Lumpur had visited the Milan Furniture fair and she made some fantatsic images of the things she liked. You might remember this post about Paola Lenti's new collection or Ventura Lambrate...  today just a summary of all the designs she saw  at Fiera Rho, in lIsette her words: "This year not so inspiring - a lot of the same - and everyone uses the same colours : fluo, light blue, ocre yellow and light green" ... not sure of you agree ? I hear what she is saying but I do like these warm and cozy little stools... called the Bambi chairs by Takeshi Sawada.

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The Y-lamp by Monica Thurne and paper flowers by Singapore's design facility, they will change color once you put them in water. 

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The coloured lamp bulbs - Designer : Lindstén Form Studio

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The Yellow steel and wood chair by UNU Design Studio, the collection is called plica. Designers : Jean -Babtiste Goetgheluck & Marie Bequet.

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The Foldable table - "term" by akka  - this was very cool.

----------------------------------- All images above are by Lisette Scheers

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