Master Painters Inspire Ministry Office Design in Netherlands

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For the renovation and connection of two government ministry offices in The Hague, The Netherlands, architecture studio HofmanDujardin found inspiration in the rich color palettes used by Dutch painters Mondrian, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and others. Photos and information provided by HofmanDujardin] The post Master Painters Inspire Ministry Office Design in Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com.

Live, from the Netherlands.

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This week I''ll be blogging from Amsterdam -- am here for the design fairs, but I''ve also got a few extra days to explore the city and visit some of the smaller museums. I arrived this morning after a long but lovely KLM flight, checked into my hotel (more on that in a forthcoming post) and headed straight over to the Museum Van Loon. The weather''s unbelievably beautiful here right now. leaves are falling, but it''s warm and sunny.

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Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands

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RoosRos Architecten has developed a contemporary office building and a storage unit for Sanibell , manufacturer of quality ceramic hygiene ware, in Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands. The post Stacked White Volumes Edged in Black: Sanibell Office Building in The Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com.

Modern Villa in Netherlands Evokes Minimalist Gallery

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A bungalow in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, designed by Dutch architect Van der Woerd in the late 1950s, was given a makeover by Lab32 architects. The stylish lighting plan, also designed by Lab32, contributes to the gallery-like feel of this modern villa in The Netherlands. Photos by Philippe van Gelooven ] The post Modern Villa in Netherlands Evokes Minimalist Gallery appeared first on Freshome.com.

Vintage Tile Tour, Continued

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Art Deco tile ceramic tile history cloisonné tile Delft tile Dutch tile glazed tile mural historic tile mosaic tile The Netherlands Tile Heritage Foundation vintage bathroom tile vintage tile By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. As we conclude our tour of the Original Los Angeles Spec House, I''ll pick up where we left off from last week''s post. First, a little background information!

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Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views

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Located on a canal in Utrecht, The Netherlands, this houseboat by BYTR Architects is a contemporary dream. Photography by StijnStijl ] The post Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture contemporary floating home Houseboat NetherlandsThe clients wanted the experience of living on water combined with a high level of privacy.

Vintage Tile Tour of Original Los Angeles Spec House

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Joe Taylor, whose encyclopedic knowledge of tile and tile history is impressive, explains that Royal Dutch cloisonné tiles were only made by one factory in The Netherlands. Art Deco tile ceramic tile history Delft tile Dutch tile fountain tile glazed tile mural historic tile mosaic tile The Netherlands Tile Heritage Foundation tile rug tiled fireplace vintage tile By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

1960s House Update in The Netherlands Encouraging Healthy Family Living

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An old 1960s house located in North Brabant, The Netherlands was upgraded by WillemsenU Architects in order to serve the modern living needs of a family of four. Photography by Hugo de Heij & Culimaat] The post 1960s House Update in The Netherlands Encouraging Healthy Family Living appeared first on Freshome.com. The clients wanted more space, as well as a new working area connected to the surrounding landscape.

Cabin in Netherlands Park Fit For Modern-Day Thoreau

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Nestled in the wilderness oasis of The Netherlands’ 5,900-acre Noorderpark sits a modern take on Henry David Thoreau’s famous cabin at Walden Pond. Photography by John Lewis Marshall] The post Cabin in Netherlands Park Fit For Modern-Day Thoreau appeared first on Freshome.com. Designed by Dutch architects cc-studio , this warm, dry escape for the Utrecht park’s volunteers was inspired by one of history’s most revered nature lovers.

Bright Home in Repurposed Industrial Harbor Quarter in the Netherlands

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Photography by Christian Van der Kooy , information courtesy of Studio MAKS and Architecture Insight ] The post Bright Home in Repurposed Industrial Harbor Quarter in the Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com. The historic buildings within Deventer’s repurposed industrial harbor have been given new meaning as a social and cultural meeting place. Among the renovated warehouses and other redefined spaces, Studio MAKS constructed Deventer House , a bright, boxy home for a young couple.

University of Twente Collaborates to Improve Asphalt Roads in the Netherlands

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In cooperation with eleven road construction companies, the University of Twente is working on improving asphalt roads in the Netherlands. By using new technology during the asphalt paving process

Maastricht Mosaic

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Art and Artists Mosaics & Glass Tiles The Netherlands art studio Cabergerweg 45 inclusive social project Kunst Front Kunst Front Maastricht Maastricht Mandril Maastricht mosaic Radium redevelopment regeneration Sándor Sinko social projectIn 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht.

Maastricht Mosaic

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Art and Artists Mosaics & Glass Tiles The Netherlands art studio Cabergerweg 45 inclusive social project Kunst Front Kunst Front Maastricht Maastricht Mandril Maastricht mosaic Radium redevelopment regeneration Sándor Sinko social projectIn 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Kunst Front Maastricht.

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. According to HILBERINKBOSCH Architects , the site is unique in the Netherlands: “ dense vegetation towards the street, a large open space at the front and an open pine forest at the back of the plot “ The complex modern villa is made up of different volumes, each taking in the richness of the landscape.

Sustainable L-Shaped Retreat in The Netherlands: The Dockboot Holiday Home

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De Zwarte Hond completed Dockboot Holiday Home , a surprisingly spacious residence located on the island of Schiermonnikoog in The Netherlands. Photography by Michel Kievits ] The post Sustainable L-Shaped Retreat in The Netherlands: The Dockboot Holiday Home appeared first on Freshome.com. Larch wood in various sizes was employed for the facade, resulting in a dwelling that integrates well with its environment.

Modern Villa Kerckebosch Taking In A Forested Landscape in the Netherlands

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Villa Kerckebosch is a recently built family residence developed by Engel Architecten in the forested landscape surrounding Zeist, a small town in the center of the Netherlands. The post Modern Villa Kerckebosch Taking In A Forested Landscape in the Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com. The soft and natural shades of the brickwood are said to evoke the forest with its natural shades of brown and grey, while the sandy colors of the bottom pay tribute to the neighboring moor.

New Colossal Mixed-Use Performance Space in The Netherlands: Theatre Spijkenisse [Video]

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The close collaboration between UNStudio architects and Arup led to the development of the New Theatre Spijkenisse, a contemporary building design in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. The post New Colossal Mixed-Use Performance Space in The Netherlands: Theatre Spijkenisse [Video] appeared first on Freshome.com.

Scania Installs Largest Solar Roof at Its Zwolle Production Unit in the Netherlands

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Scania has taken its most recent major step in its transition to using only renewable energy in its production operations. The production unit of the company located in Zwolle, Overijssel, will

Entra Magazine: Fanning the creative fire - Blogger

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Artist Bea Peters at her Haarlem studio While in the Netherlands, I had the good fortune to meet the talented Bea Peters. MAGAZINE. ABOUT. RESOURCES. CONTACT. Monday, October 17, 2011. Fanning the creative fire. Though known for her ceramics -- particular her decorative tiles -- it was her new wallpapers, Dutch Estates, that caught my eye.

Massive Contemporary Residence Taking in Perfect Lake Views

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BBSC Architects completed the design and development of a massive contemporary residence located in The Netherlands. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. Massive Contemporary Residence Taking in Perfect Lake Views. Facebook Twitter. Next Post.

Design Initiative Aims to Improve Dutch Red-Light District’s Image

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The project is part of a larger initiative that aims to improve the image of Woensel-West, a neighborhood in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Architecture design initiative NetherlandsThis unconventional building was designed by Bas Termeer in collaboration with Diederendirrix Architects. Housing association Trudo proposed a large-scale plan to build iconic buildings in 16 locations in the area, each placed on top of similar plinths.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

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Countries like Spain, Italy, France and the Netherlands all have signature styles: Photo: A wall in the Alhambra; image via Libby Turner Dickstein for Architectural Ceramics. While Julia Child learned how to cook in France, tile makers learned from other countries like those in Eastern Asia or the Netherlands that blue was the way to go. While the Netherlands became known for their imagery, England became known for their installation methods.

Metsä Wood: Building D(emountable) – Fast Construction with Hybrid Structures

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The architectural office cepezed from the Netherlands wanted to build a four-storey office building that could be moved to another location, if needed. The end-result, Building D(emountable), is a

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 18th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

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The panel of judges was chaired by Jacob van Rijs, an architect and urban planner born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 18 th Annual Tile of Spain Awards. .

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Call for entries for the latest edition of ASCER’s Tile of Spain Awards

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Based in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), yet with an international vocation, the studio delivers solutions for contemporary urban and architectural problems in regions throughout the world. PRESS RELEASE / Castellón, 24th July 2019. Call for entries for the latest edition of ASCER’s Tile of Spain Awards. The jury is chaired by architect Jacob van Rijs of the famous MVRDV studio.

Contemporary Add-On Transforms This Dutch 50s Farmhouse

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Located in a village in Aalten, Netherlands, this 50s farmhouse’s renovation is a contemporary blend of the traditional and the modern. Bureau Fraai updated the interiors in the main living area, and created an add-on living space that incorporates the old barn next to the house.

Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

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Ceramic tile has a colorful history because of its global contributors, like delicate Delft blue and white tile from the Netherlands or bright and geometric tile from Morocco. It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation.

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Stylish Amsterdam Home Dotted with Eccentric Decorations

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The renovation is part of a larger project that aims to upgrade many of the old buildings surrounding the canals of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Amsterdam-based studio Cocoon Living transformed a large three-story house into a contemporary home for a travel-loving family. As you step inside, you notice an eclectic mix of furniture and decorations against an immaculate white background. Open spaces and floor-to-ceiling windows give the feeling of a bright home.

Time2Design: My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN

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I just returned from my #BlogTourCGN adventure, (Thats short for Blog Tour Cologne Germany & Netherlands), and I am sorting thru the thousands of photos I took, the business cards I collected and in general just trying to wrap my head around where to even begin. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN. I feel like I have expanded My World, my design world, my Time2Design World.

Instant Room Upgrade: Mineral Wall Panels by 3DWalldecor

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The 3DWalldecor pure white mineral wall panels are designed in The Netherlands and made in France to be a green, durable, fire-safe and modern high-end interior product. 3DWalldecor is a young Dutch design company, which focuses on the development of three dimensional wall decoration. Fit for office building, hotels, housing and various commercial spaces, their mineral wall panels are great-looking, safe and durable.

No Passport Required: 4 Global Etsy Trends for Your Home and How to Rock Them

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Designers from the Netherlands have always been famous for their modern and cutting-edge sense of design, especially when it comes to lighting and furniture. And no other region combines minimalism and statement lighting as well as the Netherlands.

These 3D-Printed Houses Can Be Printed Today and Move-In Ready Tomorrow – for Under $10K

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A neighborhood of 3D-printed houses for rent in Eindhoven, The Netherlands Eindhoven University of Technology is set to 3D print a neighborhood of concrete houses for rent named Project Milestone. If you have 24 hours and $4K to $10K to spend, you can print out the custom home of your dreams.

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Former Office and Workshop Becomes Contemporary Loft

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The creative team behind EVA architecten renovated a former office in ‘s Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, and converted it into a spacious contemporary loft.

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

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Over time, and with the spread of Islam, the art made its way through to Northern Africa, and to what is now known as Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Project Pick: Hand-Painted Spanish Ceramic Tile Risers Aventes Spanish Tiles are beautifully hand-painted in a variety of colors and patterns on ceramic bisque using time-honored techniques.

AskTileExcellence.com: reader stats this month

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Netherlands. Monday, October 28, 2013. reader stats this month. United States. Canada. Ukraine. France. Russia. Germany. United Kingdom. Romania. China. Posted by. Tile Excellence. Reactions: Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Labels different countries , international readers , numbers this month , readers to blog , stats. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Contact Excellence Experts.

Half-Sunk in the Dune House

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Located on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands, Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects rises over the harsh terrain, offering views of the North Sea. Its shape resembles a wooden diamond, which varies in angle and exposure as the visual perspective shifts. According to the architects, “the forces of nature prevalent in the environment – the sea, the sunlight and the local wind patterns – determine the design in such a way as if they themselves had sculpted the house.

Cramped ’60s House Transforms Into Open Modern Residence

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Woonhuis M , an open modern residence in North Brabant, the Netherlands, was envisioned by the creative team at WillemsenU Architecten. ”The layout of the old house from the 1960s, situated on the outskirts of a village in the south of the Netherlands, no longer met the needs of the family’s changing lifestyle,”the architects say. Exhibiting a bold character, the project is the result of an extensive transformation.

Barnwood Adds Warmth to Modern Glass Retreat in Belgium

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The building, near the Netherlands border, was constructed in a rural area overlooking a meadow. Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects shared photos and information about the Graafjansdijk House , a modern project they envisioned in Knokke, Belgium. From afar, one can make out a contemporary silhouette, developed mostly horizontally. The upper volume is wrapped in glass, and is smaller than the main level, defined by barnwood.

Modern Family Villa Infused With Minimalist Precision

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Imagine living in a modern family villa like the Villa Spee Haelen in the Netherlands. Famous for living openly and inviting bright natural light inside with every chance, Dutch people inspire us to live fully in an environment that suits our needs and desires. Designed by architect Loek Stijnen of Lab32 Architecten for a married couple and their child, the now very sleek and modern home replaces an outdated bungalow from the 1960s.

Small and Charming Weekend House With an Optimum Level Of Openness

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What are your thoughts regarding this unconventional home design in The Netherlands? Located on the Dutch island of ‘Vlieland, this small weekend house looks like a true holiday oasis. Designed by the creative team at Bloem and Lemstra Architects , the compact dwelling comes with a surface of 600 square feet, with a 65 square-feet extension. The client’s brief requested a simple building, with a high level of openness towards the peaceful surroundings.

Frame Magazine Retail Store in Amsterdam Combining 2D and 3D Visual Effects

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i29 interior architects where asked to design the a second retail store for Frame Magazine in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. i29 proposed a radical concept; two shops in one, two contradictory experiences in one space. One white and rectangular installation versus one black and diagonal. A white museological experience apposing a black shop experience full of products. Frame store works in the intersection between art, design, architecture and fashion.

A Charming Marmalade Factory Conversion in Poland

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The design firm sourced décor from the 1950s and 60s in countries around Europe, including Denmark, the Czech Republic, Poland, and the Netherlands. Loft in Marmalade got its quirky name from the building’s history as part of a marmalade factory in Szczecin, Poland that was active until the start of WWII. The design firm Loft Szczecin went to pains to keep much of the original character of the building for an outcome that is unexpected and unique.

Bold, Industrial Office Design for Media Agency

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MediaXplain a media agency in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This is the second time i29 Interior Architects collaborates with VMX Architects , this time to develop a bold office design for MediaXplain. VMX took full advantage of the powerful features of the location — with views over the old Port of Amsterdam — and implemented a completely open facade with inclined glass panels. The interior refers to the industrial origin of this area.