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The Movement hotel – bijlmer bajes 4-1-2018

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Lensvelt partners with refugees in The Movement Hotel

Lensvelt delivered the furniture last year for a special project: The Movement Hotel. A pop-up hotel staffed by refugees, in one of the towers of the Amsterdam Bijlmerbajes, one of the most notorious former prisons in the Netherlands. With Atelier van Lieshout’s Glyder sofas and SPR Cathedras, and the stackable This 100 PP chairs and barstools by Richard Hutten, Lensvelt transformed the lobby and common areas into a colorful and inspiring environment. A place where visitors now come to stay voluntarily and comfortably.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

The Movement Hotel was opened in August 2017. The hotel, situated in one of the towers of the former prison, is an initiative of Movement On The Ground (a non-profit organization that initiates projects for refugees) and the Refugee Company (which helps refugees integrate through work). The aim is to get refugees in the workforce as quickly as possible, helping them adjust to a new life in the Netherlands. In collaboration with multiple partners, part of the infamous prison has turned into a colourful, stimulating and comfortable hotel. Lensvelt supplied furniture that is specially designed for high use reception areas such as the lobby and the common areas of The Movement Hotel.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

The Bijlmerbajes sees red
Based on the design by Chris Burghard of ÈMCÉ interior architecture, the salmon-pink reception room was fitted with inviting bright red Lensvelt furniture, such as the remarkable AVL Glyders, benches with a dynamic back that can “glyde” back and forth as desired. AVL SPR Cathedras, luxurious armchairs with armrests, and the ultra-light and stackable This 100 PP chairs and barstools by Richard Hutten. The concept was created and realized within five weeks. That meant working hard for both Burghart and Lensvelt to create a place where its guests – voluntarily – want to be.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

As a committed furniture design label supporting the circular economy, Lensvelt likes to work on initiatives where the furniture is part of a circular use model; the furniture in The Movement Hotel remains the property of Lensvelt and will be reused when the temporary hotel closes.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

Lensvelt will continue to be involved in meaningful initiatives such as this one, also in the new year. With this wish, Lensvelt wishes everyone with whom it has worked together on beautiful, remarkable, and award-winning projects, a happy new year and more special collaborations in 2018!

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Buy the Lensvelt AVL SPR Cathedra Lounger + Hocker

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Buy the Lensvelt This PP chair and barstool
by Richard Hutten

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This 100 PP Barstool black Richard Hutten Lensvelt frame black front view

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Lensvelt partnert met vluchtelingen in The Movement Hotel

Lensvelt leverde afgelopen jaar het meubilair voor een bijzonder project: The Movement Hotel. Een pop-up hotel in een van de torens van de Amsterdamse Bijlmerbajes, een van de meest beruchte gevangenissen van Nederland, dat gerund wordt door vluchtelingen. Met de AVL Glyder-banken en AVL SPR Cathedras-fauteuils van Atelier van Lieshout, en stapelbare This-congresstoelen van Richard Hutten veranderde Lensvelt de lobby en gemeenschappelijke ruimtes in een kleurrijke en inspirerende omgeving. Een plek waar bezoekers zich voor de verandering graag vrijwillig en comfortabel laten opsluiten.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

The Movement Hotel werd in augustus 2017 geopend. Het hotel in een van de torens van de gevangenis is een initiatief van Movement On The Ground (een non-profitorganisatie die projecten voor vluchtelingen initieert) en de Refugee Company (die vluchtelingen helpt integreren door middel van werk). Zo is het doel hen zo snel mogelijk weer aan het werk te krijgen en een kans te bieden op een nieuw leven in Nederland.
In samenwerking met partners, waaronder Lensvelt, is een deel van de beruchte gevangenis veranderd in een kleurig, prikkelend en comfortabel hotel. Lensvelt leverde meubilair dat speciaal is ontworpen voor ontvangstruimten zoals voor de lobby en de gemeenschappelijke ruimtes van The Movement Hotel.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

Lensvelt kleurt de Bijlmerbajes rood
Op basis van het ontwerp van Chris Burghard van ÈMCÉ interior architecture, werd de zalmroze ontvangstruimte voorzien van uitnodigend felrood Lensvelt-meubilair, zoals de opmerkelijke AVL Glyders, banken met hun dynamische rugleuning die naar wens heen en weer kunnen schuiven (‘glyden’). Ook werd gekozen voor AVL SPR Cathedra, luxe relaxfauteuils met armleggers en een zes-tenige voet en de ultra-lichte en stapelbare This congresstoelen van Richard Hutten.
Het concept werd binnen vijf weken bedacht, uitgewerkt, en gerealiseerd. Dat betekende voor zowel Burghart als Lensvelt keihard werken om een plek te creëren waar iedereen – vrijwillig – wil zijn.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

Als geëngageerd designmeubellabel en voorstander van de circulaire economie, werkt Lensvelt graag aan initiatieven waarbij het meubilair onderdeel is van een circulair gebruiksmodel; de meubels in The Movement Hotel blijven eigendom van Lensvelt en zullen worden hergebruikt wanneer het tijdelijke hotel sluit.

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The Movement Hotel – Bijlmer bajes

Lensvelt blijft betrokken bij meer van dit soort betekenisvolle initiatieven, ook in het nieuwe jaar. Met deze wens, wenst Lensvelt iedereen met wie het heeft samengewerkt aan mooie, opmerkelijke, en prijswinnende projecten, een gelukkig nieuwjaar en meer bijzondere samenwerkingen in 2018!

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Koop de Lensvelt This PP chair and barstool
by Richard Hutten

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Klik op deze link voor de totale This collectie van Richard Hutten

Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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Revolve the Revolver 22-12-2017

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Revolve the Revolver

 

Studio HVN, with whom Lensvelt has collaborated since 2012, recently won an ‘Oscar of the design world’: a prestigious Elle Deco International Design Award 2017 for the Best Floor Cover Design.

The Beijing-based studio of designer Henny van Nistelrooy received the Chinese edition of the prize for the Eclipse carpets he designed for TAN Carpets, Beijing.

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From left to right: Sun Xin Xi, editor in Chief Elle Decoration China; Henny van Nistelrooy, studio HVN; Zhang Qi CEO TAN Carpets

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Model Lo from the award winning Eclipse-carpet collection

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Revolver applied in the Long March Space gallery in Beijing

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Bauhaus-façade of the Long March Space gallery in Beijing

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The entrance of the Long March Space Gallery in Beijing

In addition, studio HVN transformed a former Bauhaus style factory into the Long March Space gallery, a leading gallery of the vibrant arts district in the Chinese capital. Van Nistelrooy designed the entire interior, including the display and storage system Revolver, which is produced by Lensvelt.

Smart System

This place fits Revolver like a tailored suit. The offices, VIP and meeting rooms of Long March Space gallery are equipped with this ingenious, smart, flexible and user-friendly system that derives its name from the possibility of ‘revolving’ the shelves of this cabinet.

For example, the shelves can not only be placed statically and horizontally, but can be hooked into the cantilever frame. The system can be adjusted to every wish with super-fast and easy handling. A flat shelve provides maximum storage space for clothes, books or binders; an upright board forms the ideal display for magazines.

And without stuff, Revolver is a geometric piece of art.

The storage and display system fits seamlessly in the vertical rhythm and symmetry of the interior of Long March Space gallery. The desks, tables and floor standing shelves designed by Van Nistelrooy, fit perfectly with the Revolver system of white powdercoated sheet metal. The interior design thus forms a flexible and coherent whole.

Lensvelt applied Revolver – with vertically installed shelves – in his own studio on the Herengracht in Amsterdam.

Moreover, Revolver also feels at home in shops, libraries or residential houses.

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Revolver in use in the Lensvelt studio in Amsterdam

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Empty Revolver in Lensvelt’s studio in Amsterdam

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Revolver in combination with Lensvelt’s Job Cabinet and Job Buffet in a residential house in Amsterdam

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The Revolver-system in a Amsterdam home

About Studio HVN

Henny van Nistelrooy founded Studio HVN in 2009 after receiving his master degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art London. In 2012 he moved his studio to Beijing. Here he teaches at Central Academy of Fine Arts and works for, among others, the British Fashion Council, Colette and Lensvelt.

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Studio HVN, met wie Lensvelt sinds 2012 samenwerkt, won onlangs een ‘Oscar van de designwereld’: een prestigieuze Elle Deco

International Design Award 2017 in de categorie Best Floor Cover Design. De in Beijing gevestigde ontwerper Henny van Nistelrooy kreeg de Chinese editie van de prijs voor de Eclipse-tapijten die hij ontwierp voor TAN Carpets, Beijing.

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Vlnr: Sun Xin Xi, hoofdredacteur Elle Decoration China; Henny van Nistelrooy, studio HVN; Zhang Qi directeur TAN Carpets

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Model Lo uit de prijswinnende Eclipse-tapijtencollectie .

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Revolver toegepast in de Long March Space gallery in Beijing

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De Bauhaus-façade van de Long March Space Gallery in Beijing

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De entrée van de Long March Space Gallery in Beijing

Daarnaast transformeerde studio HVN een voormalige in Bauhausstijl opgetrokken fabriek in Long March Space gallery, een toonaangevende galerie van het bruisende kunstdistrict van de Chinese hoofdstad. Van Nistelrooy ontwierp het hele interieur, inclusief het display- en opbergsysteem Revolver, dat wordt geproduceerd door Lensvelt.

Slim systeem

Deze plek past Revolver als gegoten. De kantoor-, VIP- en vergaderruimten van Long March Space zijn voorzien van dit ingenieuze, slimme, flexibele en gebruiksvriendelijke systeem dat zijn naam toepasselijk ontleent aan de mogelijkheid de legborden van deze kast te draaien (‘to revolve’).

Zo kunnen de planken niet alleen statisch en horizontaal worden geplaatst, maar in het vrijdragende frame worden gehaakt zodat het systeem supersnel en eenvoudig is aan te passen aan elke wens.
Een platliggend legbord biedt maximale opslagruimte voor kleding, boeken of ordners; een rechtopstaande plank vormt een ideale display voor bijvoorbeeld tijdschriften.

En zonder spullen is Revolver net een geometrisch kunstwerk.

Het opberg- en displaysysteem sluit naadloos aan bij het ritme en de symmetrie van het interieur van Long March Space gallery.
De bureaus en tafels die Van Nistelrooy ontwierp, passen perfect bij het Revolversysteem van wit gepoedercoat plaatmetaal. Zo vormt het interieur een flexibel en coherent geheel.

Lensvelt paste Revolver zelf ook toe in de eigen studio op de Herengracht in Amsterdam, met vertikaal geïnstalleerde legborden.

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Revolver in gebruik in de studio van Lensvelt in Amsterdam

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Empty Revolver in Lensvelt’s studio in Amsterdam

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Revolver in combinatie met Lensvelt’s Job Cabinet en Job Buffet in een residentieel woonhuis in Amsterdam

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Het Revolver-systeem in een Amsterdamse residentie

Studio HVN

Henny van Nistelrooy richtte in 2009 Studio HVN op na het behalen van zijn master Design Products aan het Royal College of Art in Londen. In 2012 verhuisde hij zijn studio naar Beijing. Hier werkt hij onder andere voor de British Fashion Council, Colette en Lensvelt.

Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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ARC17 Interior Award for Lensvelt & Space Encounters

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ARC17 Interior Award for Lensvelt & Space Encounters

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Space Encounters and Lensvelt appear to be again a prize-winning match. Again because in April 2016 Space Encounters and Lensvelt received the prestigious Milano Design Award for the Boring Collection installation during the Salone de Mobile. 
With the design of Sony Music Entertainment in the A’DAM Tower on the IJ in Amsterdam, Space Encounters Office for Architecture won the ARC17 Interieur Award tonight.
Hans Lensvelt introduced Space Encounters to Sony as the architectural office who could fulfill this complex job.
Lensvelt supplied the furniture for this project, including the gray – modest but far from boring – Boring Collection.

In the race for the coveted ARC17 Interior Award, an initiative of the Architect and SV, Space Encounters encountered two formidable opponents: Ex Interiors with the renovation of the Dentistry department in the Radboud University and OMA with Rijnstraat 8. The jury, under the direction of architect Michiel Hofman, selected the projects from a record number of one hundred entries and tonight November 30, in the Amsterdam Kauwgomballen factory, selected as the winner Space Encounters Office for Architecture in collaboration with Lensvelt Contract. A convincing winner with an innovative and idiosyncratic office concept.

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Sony Music Entertainment. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Cool & atmospheric
In addition to other music industry champions such as Massive Music, Wink, ID & T and Gibson, Sony Music Entertainment found a new home in the A’DAM Tower in the former iconic Shell Tower on the other side of the IJ river. Space Encounters came up with a striking ‘hang-out’ where artists like to drop by and work with forty Sony Music employees. Together with Lensvelt Contract they offer an original answer to the often standard work environments.

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A green hangout. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Gray and Green
In addition to attention to the light and the wide view, Space Encounters came up with multifunctinal components that fit right at home in the music industry. For example, the staircase also serves as an artists’ bar and the vinyl conference table is also a DJ booth. The quirky vision of the Space Encounters founders Joost Baks, Gijs Baks, Remi Versteeg and Stijn de Weerd is shared with design entrepreneur and design connoisseur Hans Lensvelt.

For example, the colors gray and green, and nothing else, can be found in the headquarters of Sony Music. While work and play often mix in the music industry, they wanted to create two clear realms: with green for play / relaxation and gray for all the loose circular office furniture.

‘The work part has been designed as minimalist, businesslike and modest. The chairs, tables and cabinets of the Boring Collection were actually the only choice,’ say the men from Space Encounters.

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Gray and green. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

(Not) Boring Collection
The Boring Collection from Lensvelt fits perfectly with the rugged concrete construction, which has been deliberately left in sight and plays an important role in the interior.

With the gray powder coated steel archetypal Boring set # 1: a Boring desk, Boring Task Chair, Boring Bin and Boring Cabinet, a Sony employee creates a subdued but far from boring place where he can work in concentration, with a view of the IJ.

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A Boring workplace with Boring Desks, Boring Screens, and Broing Cabinets. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

For the green environment, Lensvelt supplied the ideal relax armchairs: the green upholstered AVL Lazy Modernists by Joep van Lieshout, supplemented with modern classics from the Lensvelt collection such as the Maarten Baas 101 Chair, AVL Office Chair, AVL Koker Chair and the Ronald Hooft PH1 Barstool.

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AVL Lazy Modernist by Lenvselt. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

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Relaxation and play in green. Featuring Maarten Baas 101, the WH Gispen 205, and AVL Office chairs. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Boring Collection meets the European guidelines for ergonomics, size and adjustability. (NPR 1813 / NEN EN 1335).
The quality of Boring Collection is fully guaranteed for 5 years.

Buy the ARBO PROOF Lensvelt Boring Crank Adjustable Desk

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€670,00 incl. VAT

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Maarten Baas 101 A-H 2

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Prize worthy duo
It is not the first time that Lensvelt and Space Encounters are on stage together to receive a prize. The prize-winning ‘duo’ won a Milano Design Award, Best Concept 2016 with the Boring Collection, which emerged as a Memphis-like office city of archetypal stacked desks, cabinets, office chairs, clocks and waste bins during the Salone del Mobile.

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The Memphis-like office city of archetypal stacked desks, cabinets, office chairs, clocks and waste bins shown directly after the Salone de Mobile in the Stedelijk Museum of ’s Hertogenbosch in the South Netherlands. The first furniture fair installation that ended in a museum.

This year they received one of the 33 Best Verzorgde Boeken 2016 prizes for the product catalogue of the Boring Collection. The Best Verzorgde Boeken is currently touring through China, where Hans Lensvelt once started his own furniture company (the exhibition can still be seen from 1 to 16 December in Hong Kong and from 17 December to January 2018 in Chengdu).

ARC17 Interieur Award voor
Lensvelt & Space Encounters

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Space Encounters en Lensvelt blijken een volmaakte èn prijswinnende match te vormen. Met de inrichting van Sony Music Entertainment in de A’DAM Toren aan het IJ, won Space Encounters Office for Architecture vanavond de ARC17 Interieur Award.
Hans Lensvelt introduceerde Space Encounters bij Sony als het architectenbureau wat deze complexe opdracht kon vervullen.
Lensvelt leverde hiervoor de kantoorinrichting waaronder de grijze – ingetogen maar verre van boring – Boring Collection.

In de race om de begeerde ARC17 Interieur Award, een initiatief van de Architect en SV, trof het winnende Space Encounters twee geduchte tegenstanders: Ex Interiors met de Renovatie Tandheelkunde Radboud Universiteit en OMA met Rijnstraat 8. De jury onder leiding van architect Michiel Hofman selecteerde de projecten uit een recordaantal van honderd inzendingen en koos vanavond, 30 november, in de Amsterdamse Kauwgomballenfabriek voor Space Encounters Office for Architecture in samenwerking met Lensvelt Contract. Een overtuigende winnaar met een vernieuwend en eigenzinnig kantoorconcept.

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Sony Music Entertainment. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Cool & sfeerrijk
Sony Music Entertainment vond naast andere topbedrijven als Massive Music, Wink, ID&T en Gibson, een nieuw onderkomen in de A’DAM Toren in de voormalige iconische Shelltoren aan de overkant van het IJ. Hiervoor bedacht Space Encounters een opvallende interieur als coole ‘hang-out’ waar artiesten graag langskomen en de veertig medewerkers van Sony Music met plezier werken. Zo bieden ze samen met Lensvelt Contract een origineel en sfeerrijk antwoord op de vaak saaie standaard werkomgevingen.

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A green hangout. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Grijs en groen
Naast aandacht voor het licht en het weidse uitzicht, bedacht Space Encounters multifunctionele onderdelen die verwijzen naar de muziekindustrie. Zo doet de trap ook dienst als artiestenbar en is de vinyl vergadertafel tevens een DJ booth.
Die eigenzinnige visie delen de Space Encounters Joost Baks, Gijs Baks, Remi Versteeg, en Stijn de Weerd met design ondernemer en design connaisseur Hans Lensvelt.

Zo zijn de kleuren grijs en groen, en niets anders, terug te vinden in het hoofdkantoor van Sony Music. Terwijl werk en ontspanning in de muziekindustrie vaak door elkaar lopen, wilden zij juist twee duidelijke sferen neerzetten: work en play, met groen voor ontspanning en grijs voor de alle losse circulaire kantoormeubels.

‘Het work-gedeelte is vormgegeven als prikkelarm, zakelijk en bescheiden. De stoelen, tafels en kasten van de Boring Collection waren eigenlijk de enige keuze’, zeggen de mannen van Space Encounters.

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Gray and green. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

(niet) Boring Collection
The Boring Collection van Lensvelt past perfect bij de stoere betonconstructie van de gevel die bewust in het zicht is gelaten en zelfs een belangrijk onderdeel van het interieur vormt. Met de grijs gepoedercoat stalen archetypische Boring set #1: een Boring desk, Boring Task Chair, Boring Bin en Boring Cabinet, creëert een Sony-medewerker een ingetogen maar verre van boring plek waar hij met uitzicht op het IJ geconcentreerd kan werken.

Voor de groene omgeving leverde Lensvelt de ideale relax-fauteuils: de uiteraard groen gestoffeerde AVL Lazy Modernists van Joep van Lieshout, aangevuld met onder andere moderne classics uit de Lensveltcollectie zoals de Maarten Baas 101 Chair, AVL Office Chair, AVL Koker Chair en de Ronald Hooft PH1 Barstool.

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AVL Lazy Modernist by Lenvselt. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

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Relaxation and play in green. Featuring Maarten Baas 101, the WH Gispen 205, and AVL Office chairs. Picture courtesy of Peter Tijhuis.

Boring Collection voldoet aan de Europese richtlijnen voor ergonomie, maatvoering en instelbaarheid. (NPR 1813 / NEN EN 1335).
De kwaliteit van Boring Collection wordt 5 jaar volledig gegarandeerd.

Koop de Lensvelt Boring Crank Adjustable Desk

Boring crank adjustable desk Space Encounters Lensvelt 1

€670,00 incl. BTW

Koop de Lensvelt Boring Task Chair

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Koop de Lensvelt AVL Lazy Modernist

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€2070,00 incl. BTW

Koop de Lensvelt AVL Office Chair

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€776,00 incl. BTW

Koop de Lensvelt AVL Koker Chair

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€450,00 incl. BTW

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Koop de Lensvelt Maarten Baas 101 Chair

Maarten Baas 101 A-H 2

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€385,00 incl. BTW

Prijswaardig duo
Het is niet de eerste keer dat Lensvelt en Space Encounters samen op het podium staan om een prijs in ontvangst te nemen. Het prijswaardige ‘duo’ won een Milano Design Award, Best Concept 2016 met de Boring Collection die als een Memphis-achtige kantoorstad van archetypische gestapelde bureaus, kasten, bureaustoelen, klokken en prullenbakken verrees tijdens de Salone del Mobile.

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De Memphis interpretatie, van Lernert en Sander, bestaande uit archetype bureaus, kasten, bureaustoel, klok en prullenbakken.
Direct na de Salone de Mobile in het Stedelijk Museum van ’s Hertogenbosch. De eerste beursstand die eindigt in een museum.

Dit jaar ontvingen ze voor het dikke grijze boek getiteld ‘Boring Collection’ een van de 33 Best Verzorgde Boeken 2016-prijzen. De Best Verzorgde Boeken reizen momenteel door China, het land waar Hans Lensvelt ooit een eigen meubelbedrijf startte (de expositie is nog van 1 t/m 16 december in Hongkong en van 17 december t/m januari 2018 in Chengdu te zien).

Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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Lensvelt goes Eindhoven! 21-10-2017

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Lensvelt goes Eindhoven!

For those that missed the spectacular installation May I Have Your Attention, Please? at the Salone del Mobile in Milan 2017: Maarten Baas and Lensvelt offer you a new opportunity. And closer to home as well. From Ventura Centrale Milan to Kazerne Eindhoven.

During the Dutch Design Week, the installation can be visited as a part of New Icons – Rietveld Now. An exhibition about the design innovators of 2017. The question asked: If Rietveld was still alive, what would he do now? Would he be called Jelle Mastenbroek, Piet Hein Eek, or Maarten Baas, one of the most influential Dutch designers of the early 21st century?

May I Have Your Attention, Please?
The installation in the Kazerne matches the impressive experience of Milan. Through dozens of different colored and shaped bull horns, we hear voices and opinions, a whispering response to all the designers and companies that shout loudly during the Salone in Milan. The 101 Chairs designed by the free-spirited designer for Lensvelt, are part of the installation. As with opinions, each chair is unique.

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All the chairs in this series have something human. The eight different backs, assigned a letter from A through H, look like faces expressing emotion. And just as colourful as people can be, the 101 Chair can be upholstered in fourteen different coloured fabrics.

Feats: recently Corning Museum of New York bought a scale of Petra Blaise (known for work Inside Outside) from Van Tetterode. The glass studio produced the walls of the Willem II tunnel in Tilburg, and manufactured 11 giant mirrors for the renovated Dampassage (between New Market and Dam, near De Bijenkorf) in Amsterdam.

More Attention, Please!
After years of playing with clay and fire, Maarten Baas finally has grown up: he designed a stackable version of the 101 Chair for Lensvelt! This chair is on display during the DDW in the space right behind his installation May I Have Your Attention, Please? Here he shows more new work: “Vet Vaaasje Voor Vet Plantje”, a 66 centimeter high vase in which only one cactus fits, designed for Cor Unum. More Attention, Please is part of the exhibition DDW 2017 – Selected Participants where hundred designers show current design on two thousand square meters.

May I Have Your Attention, Please- New Icons-Rietveld Now/ More Attention, Please – DDW2017 – Selected Participants,
till 29 October 2017.
Kazerne, Paradijslaan 2-8, Eindhoven

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2X prize!
Lensvelt has succeeded in what no other company has ever achieved. With the atmospheric presentation of May I Have Your Attention, Please? in a vault under the track of the Stazione Centrale in Milan, Lensvelt won the Milano Design Award, Best Concept 2017.

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A year earlier, Lensvelt also won the same prize with a bold anti-design statement in the midst of Milan’s design excesses: the Boring Collection. In collaboration with Space Encounters architects, they created a Memphis-like city of archetypal stacked desks, cabinets, office chairs, clocks and trash cans, supplemented with 150.000 crumpled papers – the ultimate symbol of boredom on the office floor. The Boring Collection in – appropriately modest – gray powder coated steel is both aesthetic and affordable furniture for a non-distracting workspace.

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Contemplation Spaces in hotelroom
From the bustling Kazerne to contemplative spaces. A curator, architect, psychologist and about twenty designers combine art, design, smell, sound and tactility in hotel room 2402 of The Student Hotel in Eindhoven. In these Contemplation Spaces, visitors can temporarily shut out the world of sensations and hustle, and relax.

Initiator Justine Kontou (Dutch Design Foundation) shows a calming world with works of Studio Sabine Marcelis, OS∆OOS, Nacho Carbonell, Pleuni Buyink, etc.
The visitor can also lounge in the Lazy Modernist with one pull of a lever. Atelier Van Lieshout’s attractive relaxing armchair is based on Chinese Lazy Boy chair found on the curb with the garbage, whose frame was rebuilt. From the ceiling hang huge Bulbs by Caroline Prisse, artist and director of Van Tetterode Glass Studio Amsterdam. The mouth-blown lamps in countless colors – like the 101 Chair of Maarten Baas – appear anthropomorphic, due to the manually applied dent. Both can be found in the collection of Lensvelt.
Visitors are invited to provide feedback on their experiences so that the initiators can develop the concept into future permanent installations.

Sensory Symposium
In addition, Kontou will host a Sensory Symposium on Tuesday, October 24th, where designers and experts from the world of psychology, architecture, design, sound, smell and technology, among other things, exchange their views, knowledge and findings about the importance of relaxing and introspection in our daily life – also on the office floor – and how Contemplation Spaces can contribute to this. Designers, partners and potential investors are invited to participate in the symposium, and to think together about the future of these Contemplation Spaces.

More information and tickets can be found here.

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Contemplation spaces, 21 to 29 October, 10 am – 19 pm, The Student Hotel, Stationsweg 1, Eindhoven
Sensory Symposium, after discussion, snacks & drinks, 24th of October, 3.30 pm, auditorium The Student Hotel, Stationsweg 1, Eindhoven

Lensvelt goes Eindhoven!

Wie de spectaculaire installatie May I Have Your Attention, Please? van Maarten Baas en Lensvelt tijdens de Salone del Mobile in Milaan 2017 heeft gemist, bieden we nieuwe kansen. En dichter bij huis bovendien.
Van Ventura Centrale Milaan naar de Kazerne Eindhoven.

Tijdens de Dutch Design Week is de installatie hier te zien als onderdeel van de designexpositie New Icons –Rietveld Now. Een tentoonstelling over de designvernieuwers anno 2017 met de vraag: Als Rietveld nog leefde, wat zou hij dan nu maken? Zou hij Jelle Mastenbroek heten, Piet Hein Eek? Of Maarten Baas, een van de meest invloedrijke Dutch designers van de vroeg 21e eeuw.

May I Have Your Attention, Please?
Ook in Kazerne geniet de installatie volop aandacht. Uit roeptoeters in tientallen verschillende kleuren en formaten, zijn stemmen en meningen te horen. Een fluisterende reactie op alle ontwerpers en bedrijven die tijdens de Salone in Milaan altijd om aandacht schreeuwen. De 101 Chairs die de eigenzinnige ontwerper voor Lensvelt ontwierp, zijn een onderdeel van de installatie. Net als al die diverse meningen, is ook elke stoel uniek.

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De101 Chairs hebben allemaal iets menselijks. De acht verschillende rugvormen lijken op gezichten die je aandoenlijk aankijken. En net als zo kleurrijk als mensen kunnen zijn, is de 101 Chair verkrijgbaar in veertien tinten stoffering.

More Attention, Please!
Maarten Baas is na jaren knutselen, kleien en vuur maken eindelijk volwassen geworden: hij heeft een stapelbare versie van de 101 Chair ontworpen voor Lensvelt! Deze toont hij tijdens de ddw in de ruimte pal achter zijn installatie May I Have Your Attention, Please? Hier staat meer nieuw werk zoals: Vet Vaasje Voor Vet Plantje, een 66 centimeter hoge vaas waar slechts één cactusje in past, die Baas ontwierp voor Cor Unum.
More Attention, Please is onderdeel van de expositie DDW 2017 – Selected Participants waar honderd designers op tweeduizend vierkante meter actueel design laten zien.

May I Have Your Attention, Please- New Icons-Rietveld Now/ More Attention, Please- DDW2017 – Selected Participants,
t/m 29 oktober 2017.
Kazerne, Paradijslaan 2-8, Eindhoven

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2X prijs!
Waar nog geen enkel bedrijf in is geslaagd, is Lensvelt wel gelukt. Met de sfeervolle presentatie van May I Have Your Attention, Please? in een gewelf onder het spoor van het Stazione Centrale in Milaan, heeft Lensvelt de Milano Design Award, Best Concept 2017 in de wacht gesleept (en een nominatie voor de Dutch Design Awards 2016).

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Een jaar eerder won Lensvelt ook al dezelfde prijs met een gedurfd anti-designstatement te midden van de overdaad in Milaan: de Boring Collection. Samen met de architecten van Space Encounters  creëerden ze een Memphis-achtige kantoorstad van archetypische gestapelde bureaus, kasten, bureaustoelen, klokken
en prullenbakken, aangevuld met honderdvijftigduizend
papierproppen – het ultieme symbool voor verveling op de kantoorvloer. Deze Boring Collection set in – toepasselijk bescheiden – grijs gepoedercoat staal, is esthetisch en betaalbaar meubilair voor een niet-afleidende werkruimte.

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Contemplation Spaces in hotelkamer
Van de bruisende Kazerne naar contemplatieve hotelkamers. Een curator, architect, psycholoog en zo’n twintig ontwerpers brengen kunst, design, geur, geluid en tactiliteit samen in kamer 2402 van The Student Hotel in Eindhoven. In deze zogenoemde Contemplation Spaces kunnen bezoekers de wereld vol prikkels en drukte tijdelijk buiten sluiten, en tot rust komen.

Het initiatief van Justine Kontou (Dutch Design Foundation) toont een kalmerende wereld met werk van onder andere Studio Sabine Marcelis, Nacho Carbonell, OS∆OOS en Pleuni Buyink. Hier kan de bezoeker met één ruk aan de versnellingspook zich in lounge-stand manoeuvreren in The Lazy Modernist. De aantrekkelijke relax-fauteuil van Atelier van Lieshout is gestoeld op een bij het vuilnis gevonden Chinese Lazy Boy waarvan het frame opnieuw werd opgetuigd. Erboven hangen enorme Bulbs van Caroline Prisse, kunstenaar en directeur van Van Tetterode Glas Studio Amsterdam. De mondgeblazen lampen in talloze kleuren, zijn even aandoenlijk als de 101 Chair van Maarten Baas, vanwege de handmatig aangebrachte deuk in de bolling. Beiden zijn ook te vinden in de collectie van Lensvelt.
Bezoekers worden uitgenodigd om feedback te geven op hun ervaringen zodat de initiators het concept verder kunnen uitwerken tot toekomstige permanente installaties.

Sensory Symposium
Hierop aansluitend organiseert Kontou op dinsdag 24 oktober een Sensory Symposium waar onder andere ontwerpers en experts uit de wereld van de psychologie, architectuur, design, geluid, geur en technologie, hun visies, kennis en bevindingen kunnen uitwisselen over het belang van rust en introspectie in ons dagelijkse leven – dus ook op de werkvloer – en hoe Contemplation Spaces hieraan kunnen bijdragen.
Ontwerpers, partners en mogelijke investeerders zijn uitgenodigd om deel te nemen aan het symposium en mee te denken over de toekomst van deze ‘ervaringsruimtes’.

Meer informatie en tickets vindt u hier.

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Contemplation Spaces, 21 t/m 29 oktober, 10- 19 uur, The Student Hotel, Stationsweg 1, Eindhoven
Sensory Symposium, met nagesprek, hapje & drankje, 24 oktober, 15.30-19 uur, auditorium The Student Hotel, Stationsweg 1, Eindhoven

Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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Invitation #3/12

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INVITATION

JEROEN JUNTE 
WILL INTERVIEW 
RICHARD HUTTEN 
AND 
SABINE MARCELIS
“MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE?”

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THE LAUNCH OF RICHARD HUTTEN BUCKET CHAIR


INTERVIEW AND LAUNCH DIFFERENT LOCATIONS:


INTERVIEW:
 12-TH OF OCTOBER 1900 H
ARCHITEKTEN CIE
KEIZERSGRACHT 126
1015 CW AMSTERDAM

 

LAUNCH COCKTAIL:
 12-TH OF OCTOBER 2000 H
LENSVELT GALLERY
HERENGRACHT 178
1016 BR AMSTERDAM

RSVP: MAY_I_HAVE_YOUR_ATTENTION_PLEASE@LENSVELT.NL

INTERVIEW WILL BE IN DUTCH
LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE

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Richard Hutten in his Rotterdam workshop inspecting the samples of the Bucket Chair.
Photo credit: Vincent Mentzel.

The Richard Hutten Bucket Chair is available with a wooden or metal frame.
The bucket can be upholstered or plastic.
Both in 8 different colours.

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel white RAL 9010
Bucket: Plastic white RAL 9010

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel light grey RAL 7035
Bucket: Plastic light grey RAL 7035

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel vermilion red RAL 2002
Bucket: Plastic vermillion red RAL 2002

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel pastel blue RAL 5024
Bucket: Plastic pastel blue RAL 5024

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel golden yellow RAL 1004
Bucket: Plastic golden yellow RAL 1004

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel pale green RAL 6021
Bucket: Plastic pale green RAL 6021

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel iron grey RAL 7011
Bucket: Plastic iron grey RAL 7011

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

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Richard Hutten Bucket Chair
Frame: Steel jet black RAL 9005
Bucket: Plastic jet black RAL 9005

€ 132,00 incl. VAT
€ 109,00 excl. VAT

€ 3,30 incl. VAT
€ 2,75 excl. VAT

Use

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Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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Buying Use or Buying Property

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam chooses use over ownership

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The Stedelijk Museum 22nd of September 2017. The re-opening of the entrance area.
Picture by Hanna Hachula

Lensvelt has supplied 75 chairs, designed by W.H. Gispen, to furnish the newly designed entrance area of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. These have been supplied under a circular model, where the museum has contracted the use of the furniture, rather than purchasing them. Lensvelt and the Stedelijk have entered into this agreement for a period of twelve years. Lensvelt is the first furniture label in the Netherlands to provide this model of use for furniture, in the same way that it is customary in the cultural world to “borrow” artworks. According to Hans Lensvelt, “paying for use is much more fitting of this time.” The chairs remain property of Lensvelt and they will maintain the furniture periodically over the contract period, as set out in a service level agreement.

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The Stedelijk Museum 22nd of September 2017. The re-opening of the entrance area.
Picture by Hanna Hachula

Museum director Beatrix Ruf chose the W.H. Gispen Easy Chairs herself: Model 301 without armrests and Model 302 with armrests. The Easy Chair has been upholstered in different shades of green fabric from Kvadrat, specifically chosen for the museum. And so, this elegant, aesthetic, iconic and qualitative Dutch design chair takes its rightful place in a Dutch museum.

The Gispen Easy Chair is also called the Triennial chair, after the Milan Triennial where Model 302 received an award in 1954. The successful Model 302, with a steel wire frame, was designed by Gispen for Kembo at that time. With the acquisition of Kembo in 2014, Lensvelt gained the exclusive rights to produce seven of W.H. Gispen’s most iconic design from the fifties. One of them is this Gispen Easy Chair, on which visitors of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam can now relax or drink coffee, sitting at a matching W.H. Gispen Coffee Table.

WH Gispen 301 Easy chair

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From €485,00 incl. VAT
From €400,00 excl. VAT

From € 12,15/monthly incl. VAT
From € 10,00/monthly excl. VAT

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WH Gispen 302 Easy chair

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From €615,00 incl. VAT
From €508,00 excl. VAT

From € 17,65/monthly incl. VAT
From € 12,70/monthly excl. VAT

Use

WH Gispen Coffee table 1 top

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From €660,00 incl. VAT
From €544,00 excl. VAT

From € 16,50/monthly incl. VAT
From € 13,60/monthly excl. VAT

Use

The Gispen furniture is in good company; the library is furnished with the archetypal “No Sign of Design” series from Richard Hutten, also produced by Lensvelt. This was the series with which the renowned designer graduated with great success from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1989. Visitors can now take a seat on one of the 20 No Sign of Design Chairs in beech wood, at matching No Sign of Design tables.

Richard Hutten – No sign of design chair

No Sign of Design Chair beech Richard Hutten Lensvelt view front

From €330,00 incl. VAT
From €272,00 excl. VAT

From € 8,25/monthly incl. VAT
From € 6,80/monthly excl. VAT

Use

Richard Hutten – No sign of design chair

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From €1.670,00 incl. VAT
From €1380,00 excl. VAT

From € 41,75/monthly incl. VAT
From € 34,50/monthly excl. VAT

Use

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam chooses use over ownership

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 Het Stedelijk Museum 22 September 2017. De her-opening van het intree gebied.
Foto’s van Hanna Hachula

In het nieuw ingerichte entreegebied van het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam staan zeker 75 door Lensvelt ‘geleverde’ stoelen van W.H. Gispen. Geleverd, want het museum heeft dit meubilair niet gekocht maar in gebruik voor een periode van twaalf jaar. Zoals het bruiklenen van schilderijen al lang tot de mogelijkheden van musea behoren, is Lensvelt het eerste designmeubellabel bij wie deze manier van ‘bruiklenen’ van meubels mogelijk is. ‘Omdat afnemen van gebruik’, aldus Hans Lensvelt, ‘veel meer past bij deze tijd.’ De stoelen blijven van Lensvelt en deze zal het geleverde meubilair intussen onderhouden.

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 Het Stedelijk Museum 22 September 2017. De her-opening van het intree gebied.
Foto’s van Hanna Hachula

Museumdirecteur Beatrix Ruf koos de W.H. Gispen Easy Chairs zelf: het werd Model 301 zonder en Model 302 met armleuningen. Speciaal voor het museum is de easy Chair gestoffeerd in verschillenden tinten groene Kvadratstof. En zo staat deze elegante, esthetische, iconische en kwalitatieve Dutch design-stoel in een Dutch museum.

De Gispen Easy Chair wordt ook wel de Triënnale-stoel genoemd, naar de Milanese Triënnale waar model 302 in 1954 werd bekroond. Het succesvolle model 302 met een frame van staaldraad, had Gispen destijds voor Kembo ontworpen. Na de overname van Kembo ontfermt Lensvelt zich sinds 2014 over een zevental beste modellen uit de fifties van W.H. Gispen. Een daarvan is deze Gispen Easy Chair waar bezoekers van het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam sinds kort in kunnen relaxen of koffie drinken aan een bijpassende W.H. Gispen Coffee Table.

WH Gispen 301 Easy chair

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Vanaf €485,00 incl. BTW
Vanaf €400,00 excl. BTW

Vanaf € 12,15/monthly incl. BTW
Vanaf € 10,00/monthly excl. BTW

Gebruik

WH Gispen 302 Easy chair

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Vanaf €615 incl. BTW
Vanaf €508,00 excl. BTW

Vanaf € 17,65/monthly incl. BTW
Vanaf € 12,70/monthly excl. BTW

Gebruik

WH Gispen Coffee table 1 top

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Vanaf €660,00 incl. BTW
Vanaf €544,00 excl. BTW

Vanaf € 16,50/monthly incl. BTW
Vanaf € 13,60/monthly excl. BTW

Gebruik

Het Gispen meubilair is in goed gezelschap van de eveneens door Lensvelt heruitgegeven No Sign of Design Chair van Richard Hutten. Van de archetype stoel, waarmee de bekende ontwerper met groot succes debuteerde toen hij in 1989 op de Design Academy Eindhoven afstudeerde, staan binnenkort ruim twintig exemplaren in de bibliotheek van het museum. Zo kunnen bezoekers zitten op de in blank beukenhout uitgevoerde No Sign of Design Chair aan bijpassende No Sign of Design tafels.

Richard Hutten – No sign of design chair

No Sign of Design Chair beech Richard Hutten Lensvelt view front

Vanaf €330,00 incl. BTW
Vanaf €272,00 excl. BTW

Vanaf € 8,25/monthly incl. BTW
Vanaf € 6,80/monthly excl. BTW

Gebruik

Richard Hutten – No sign of design chair

no-sign-of-design-table-300-cm-beech-richard-hutten-lensvelt-view-front

Vanaf €1.670,00 incl. BTW
Vanaf €1380,00 excl. BTW

Vanaf € 41,75/monthly incl. BTW
Vanaf € 34,50/monthly excl. BTW

Gebruik

Mission Lensvelt Contract

Since its founding in 1962, Lensvelt has been a leading project facilitator and a dedicated furniture label located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. As a project facilitator, Lensvelt is a supplier of more than 150 quality labels.
 The Lensvelt own collection is:
solid,
Innovative,
authentic,
ergonomic,
often have a “twist”
affordable, comfortable,
functional,
sustainable
 and designed by the most notable designers such as: Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Gerrit Rietveld, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, OMA, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkila and others.

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Military Series

Militairy Series

SABINE MARCELIS USES GERRIT RIETVELD’S MILITARY SERIES FOR THE DUTCH PAVILION DURING THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL AND IS IMMEDIATELY HONORED.

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The Dutch pavilion during the Cannes Film Festival by Sabine Marcelis.
Picture by Lothaire Hucki.

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Sabine Marcelis in her Rotterdam Studio.

The Military Series was first used by Sabine Marcelis, in collaboration with EYE International, the Nederlands Film Fund, and Het Nieuwe Instituut, for the Dutch Pavilion during the Cannes FIlm Festival.

Sabine Marcelis created a Spatial Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow.
She used furniture designs by Gerrit Rietveld, Martin Visser and Radbout van Beekum.

The Pavilion was awarded the Special Jury Prize by a jury. In 1917, Theo van Doesburg published the first edition of De Stijl, a magazine that would launch an art movement that would become one of the most significant cultural legacies of the Netherlands in the modern era.

De Stijl was characterised by simple planes and geometric forms, clear primary colours, and graphic qualities of outline and pattern in a variety of scales, from magazines to architecture. In particular, the paintings by the artist Piet Mondriaan with red, blue and yellow, bounded by black lines and white space, defined what De Stijl meant for an international audience.

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The Dutch pavilion during the Cannes Film Festival by Sabine Marcelis.
Picture by Lothaire Hucki.

100 Years after the invention of De Stijl, Studio Sabine Marcelis has reinterpreted Mondriaan’s iconic painting Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow (1935) as a three-dimensional experience. In this space, black lines become thin structural elements and rectangles of colour are extruded into volumetric forms. As in Mondriaan’s paintings, the black lines structure the empty white space with a unique rhythm, while the red, blue and yellow fields highlight points of focus to invest the space with meaning.

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The Dutch pavilion during the Cannes Film Festival by Sabine Marcelis.
Picture by Lothaire Hucki.

Spatial Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow by Studio Sabine Marcelis was commissioned by EYE International and the Netherlands Film Fund in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut, the Dutch institute for architecture, design and digital culture
http://www.sabinemarcelis.com / info@sabinemarcelis.com

Yet Sabine Marcelis’ installation  also reveals many evolutions in architecture, design, and film that have taken place in the last century. Her coloured prisms appear solid when seen from the front, but break down into transparent planes with gradients of colour when viewed from different angles. Marcelis’ signature resin casting technique shows the significance of craft and material experimentation in contemporary design, while hinting at the fragmentary and layered qualities of architecture and film at various points since the late 20th century. At the same time, her incorporation of new projection technology, as well as ambient projection of colour shadows through natural daylight, points to the renewed significance of the image in today’s screen-mediated culture. Marcelis revives the avant-garde spirit of De Stijl by dissolving the barriers between the creative fields of design, architecture, film art and experience, and proves that deep collaboration between these disciplines is the path to visual, technological, and cultural innovation in the present day.

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Gerrit Rietveld
Picture courtesy of Rietveld by Rietveld

On the 100th anniversary of ‘De Stijl’ Rietveld Original and Lensvelt embarked on a unique collaboration: Lensvelt became the exclusive distributor of the Military Series by Gerrit Rietveld for the corporate market.

In 1923 he painted his iconic armchair in the primary colours red and blue en soon thereafter he built his famous Schroder house. In the same period Rietveld designed a series of furniture pieces for the Catholic Military Home (Katoliek Militair Tehuis) in Utrecht, using bolts and nuts to connect wooden elements rather than the traditional wooden dowel pins. Robust, strong and notable due to the use of cross beams and contrasting colours.

The collaboration between Rietveld Originals and Lensvelt has been celebrated on May 24th with a product presentation of the Military Series in the Lensvelt gallery on Herengracht 178 in Amsterdam.

Prior to the product presentation there was a symposium on Gerrit Rietveld, featuring 3 speakers: Professor Hans Beunderman, Jurjen Creman and Jessica van Geel.

They shone a light on Gerrit Rietveld – as a furniture maker, as a designer, and simply as a man. How did a carpenters son become the most famous architect and furniture designer of the Netherlands?

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Professor Hans Beunderman in conversation with Wiet Hekking.

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Swan Kwee Vogue the Netherlands, Marie-Claire Lambalk Kamer 465, Adri Vlasblom Independant Design Critic and Esther van der Heijden Kamer 465.

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Titus Darley, Martine Eskes, Roby Boes en Hans Lensvelt.

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Martine Eskes board member of the Foundation Copyright G. Th. Rietveld and Jessica van Geel.

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Lensvelt Gallery Herengracht Amsterdam

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Jurjen Creman

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Lensvelt Gallery Herengracht Amsterdam with the Gerrit Rietveld installation by Kamer 465.

Pictures by Chantalle Laurent.

Militairy Chair

Rietveld Military Series Chairs 2

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including VAT and ex-works

Militairy Stool

Rietveld Military Series Lensvelt Stool White-Black dia view

From € 415,-
including VAT and ex-works

Militairy Table

Rietveld Military Series Lensvelt Table Wood-Grey side view 160x80

Available from € 1.830,-
including VAT and ex-works

Lensvelt see themselves as ‘The People’s Manufacturer’.
In this vein.
Please check www.lensvelt.nl and order now.

Rietveld Military Series Lensvelt Chair Wood-Grey - Stool Wood-Grey - Table Wood-Grey

Pictures by JW Kaldenbach

Lensvelt Contract is a NON-design Amsterdam based furniture label established in 1962.
Lensvelt provides architects & interior designers with the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse,
Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkilä
and more.

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Invitation Rietveld Military Series 24-5-2017

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Uitnodiging 24 mei 2017 Rietveld Symposium met aansluitende cocktail.
100 jaar De Stijl start van een bijzondere samenwerking tussen Rietveld + Lensvelt.

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16.00     Ontvangst.

16.15       Inleiding door Titus Darley en Hans Lensvelt.

16.30      Hans Beunderman
Hans Beunderman gaat in op de fascinatie van de architect voor de stoel. De stoel als bouwwerk. Is het toeval dat het
grootste deel van design klassiekers van de hand zijn van een architect?

17.00      Jurjen Creman
Jurjen Creman kent als geen ander Rietvelds oeuvre en vakmanschap als architect, ontwerper maar vooral als
meubelmaker.

17.30      Jessica van Geel
Jessica van Geel laat ons zien hoe de relatie tussen Rietveld en zijn muze Truus Schroder zijn werk en leven beïnvloedde.

18.00      Cocktail ter introductie Militairy Series.

22.00      Afsluiting.

Het symposium is bedoeld voor architecten en architectuur liefhebbers, is gratis, in het Nederlands en wordt gehouden in de Lensvelt Gallery op de Herengracht 178, 1016 BR  Amsterdam.
Voor het symposium zijn slechts 50 plaatsen beschikbaar.
Indien U het symposium bij zou willen wonen verzoeken wij u dan ook om zo snel mogelijk U aan te melden op rietveld@lensvelt.nl.
Voor de cocktail is iedereen van harte welkom.

Rietveld Originals + Lensvelt

In het jaar dat De Stijl 100 jaar bestaat starten Rietveld Originals en Lensvelt een bijzondere samenwerking. Lensvelt wordt exclusief distributeur van de Militaire meubelserie van Gerrit Rietveld voor de zakelijke markt.

Kunstbeweging De Stijl werd in 1917 gevormd door onder anderen Theo van Doesburg, Piet Mondriaan en Bart van der Leck.
Al snel sloot Gerrit Rietveld als architect en meubelmaker aan als lid van deze beweging.

In 1923 kleurde hij zijn leunstoel rood en blauw en niet veel later bouwde hij zijn beroemde Schroder huis. In dezelfde periode ontwierp Rietveld voor het Katholieke Militair Tehuis in Utrecht een meubel serie waarbij hij voor de houtverbindingen voor het eerst gebruik maakte van bouten en moeren in plaats van houten deuvels. Stevig, robuust en kenmerkend door gebruik van dwarsliggers en contrastkleuren.

De samenwerking tussen Rietveld Originals en Lensvelt wordt op 24 mei gevierd met een presentatie van de meubels uit de militaire serie in de gallery van Lensvelt op de Herengracht 178 in Amsterdam.

Voorafgaand aan de presentatie vindt een symposium over Gerrit Rietveld plaats waarbij drie bijzondere sprekers een andere licht werpen op Gerrit Rietveld als meubelmaker, ontwerper maar vooral ook als mens. Hoe kon de zoon van een timmerman in de eerste twee decennia uitgroeien tot Nederlands beroemdste architect en meubelontwerper.

Jessica van Geel

Jessica van Geel (Utrecht, 1973) is cultuurhistoricus en journalist
voor onder andere NRC Handelsblad en Vrij Nederland. Ze was eindredacteur van de NRC-zaterdagkrant, schrijft interviews. Momenteel werkt ze aan een boek over Truus Schroder Schrader (1889-1985), de opdrachtgeefster van het Rietveld Schroderhuis dat naar verwachting eind dit jaar zal verschijnen bij uitgeverij Lebowski. Voor de research van haar boek spitte Jessica de persoonlijke archieven van Gerrit Rietveld en Truus Schroder door en sprak zij met talloze mensen uit hun omgeving. In haar boek schrijft zij als eerste over de relatie tussen Rietveld en zijn muze.

Jessica van Geel laat ons zien hoe deze relatie werk en leven van Rietveld beïnvloedde.

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Jurjen Creman heeft wereldwijd een naam opgebouwd op het gebied van de meubels van Gerrit Rietveld. Hij wordt ingeschakeld door musea en verzamelaars voor de beoordeling en restauratie en onderhoud van Rietveld collecties. Hierdoor zijn vrijwel alle belangwekkende Rietveld meubels ter wereld door zijn handen gegaan.
Daarnaast heeft Jurjen veel onderzoek gedaan naar de technische aspecten en constructies die Rietveld beoogde en toepaste. Om te ontdekken welke uitdagingen en soms onmogelijke constructies Rietveld aanging heeft Jurjen diverse meubels zelf opnieuw gebouwd.

Jurjen kent als geen ander Rietvelds oeuvre en vakmanschap als architect, ontwerper maar vooral als timmerman.

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Het curriculum van Prof. lr. Hans Beunderman (Rotterdam, 1948) is uitgebreid. Hij is emeritus hoogleraar van de TU Delft waar hij tevens in 1974 Cum Laude afstudeerde in Architectuur. Hij werkte als architect en stedelijk ontwerper in Finland en voor zijn eigen bureau Oosting & Beunderman in Utrecht. Hij werkte in verschillende functies voor het Ministerie van Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieu en behaalde in 1990 een MBA aan de Unicersity of Rochester / Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. In zijn rol als Decaan aan de faculteit Bouwkunde in Delft heeft Beunderman naast zijn wetenschappelijke bijdrage zijn passie voor Architectuur en Design vorm kunnen geven. Meest tastbare bewijs is zijn zorg voor de stoelen collectie van de faculteit die mede door zijn toedoen is behoed voor een allesverwoestende brand. In zijn laatste functie was hij Vice Rector van de TU Delft.

Hans Beunderman gaat op in de fascinatie van de architect van de stoel. De stoel als bouwwerk. Is het toeval dat het grootste deel van design klassiekers van de hand zijn van een architect? En… wat heeft de student eigenlijk aan zo’n stoelencollectie?

Over Rietveld Originals

RIETVELD Originals biedt alle meubel ontwerpen van Gerrit Rietveld aan die op dit moment in productie zijn. RIETVELD Originals werkt bovendien hard aan het uitbreiden van de collectie en zal een aantal meubels opnieuw in productie nemen. Samen met ontwerper Edward van Vliet zijn een aantal oude schetsen en prototypen zorgvuldig onder de loep genomen. Hierdoor zijn design klassiekers opnieuw tot leven gekomen.

Over Lensvelt

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Lensvelt is een NON-Design meubel label gevestigd op de Herengracht in Amsterdam.
Sinds haar oprichting in 1962 biedt Lensvelt architecten en interieurarchitecten de middelen om steeds betere interieurs te maken. Lensvelt is een overtuigd voorstander van lokaal geproduceerde goederen en gelooft sterk in de kracht van loyaal buurmanschap.
Lensvelt draagt bij aan de culturele gemeenschap.
Lensvelt draagt bij aan een nieuwe wereld, groener, beter en socialer.
Lensvelt heeft zich in de loop der jaren laten zien als een geëngageerd label dat uitgesproken en vaak prijswinnende presentaties toonde tijden de Salonde del Mobili in Milaan.
Recentelijk mochten Lensvelt en Maarten Baas, beide voor de tweede keer, de prestigieuze Milano Design Award, de Oscars voor de design gemeenschap, in ontvangst nemen voor hun presentatie: May I Have Your Attention, Please?
De producten van Lensvelt zijn:
solide,
innovatief,
authentiek,
ergonomisch,
hebben vaak een “twist”,
zijn betaalbaar,
comfortabel,
functioneel,
duurzaam.

De Lensvelt producten zijn vormgegeven door de meest opmerkelijke ontwerpers
als Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Maarten Baas, Studio Job, WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse, Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Dirk van Berkel, Simo Heikkila en nu dan Gerrit Rietveld.

Lensvelt ziet zichzelf als “The People’s Manufacturer”.
In deze context kost de Militairstoel €410,-, de Militaire kruk €340,-.
En is de Militaire tafel verkrijgbaar vanaf €1.510,-.
(Alle prijzen zijn exclusief BTW en ex-werk).

Lensvelt Contract is a NON-design Amsterdam based furniture label established in 1962.
Lensvelt provides architects & interior designers with the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse,
Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkilä
and more.

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Invitation “May I have your attention, Please? #1/12” by Jeroen Junte.

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Jeroen Junte is known for his critical questions. It will be a night that Klaas Kuiken and Maarten Baas will not easily forget.

Jeroen Junte is a freelance journalist/writer/curator/moderator/researcher with a strong focus on design and architecture. He writes for the Volkskrant, Elle Decoration, Architectuur NL, Frame and DAMN.

Maarten Baas is one of the most influential Dutch designers of the 21st century. His work balances on the line between art and design and is rebellious, humorous, artistic and theatrical. His works have been included in the collections of the most renowned museums, such as the MoMA, the Victoria & Albert, Les Arts Décoratifs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Die Neue Sammlung, the Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

Klaas Kuiken is one of the most talented young designers. His products and designs arise from a fascination with the creative process and its influence on the final result. Even though Klaas is clearly a product designer, when busy in his workshop he’s more like a skilled craftsman and curious inventor.

Lensvelt, a Dutch office and project furniture manufacturer, has won the prestigious Milano Design Award for Best Concept for the second time.

The Milano Design Award is also known as the “Oscars of the international design world”.

Attention as currency. We share our opinions, like, shout, advise and give each other compliments.

Every year at the Salone del Mobile we witness this cry for attention. Large corporations with spectacular presentations, young designers with renewed ideas. See me, hear me, look at my work!
This was the inspiration for Maarten Baas to shamelessly use the title “May I Have Your Attention Please?”.

This installation, which is also part of his solo exhibition in the Groninger Museum, features dozens of whispering horns that come together as a whole. May I Have Your Attention Please? is the presentation of the Maarten Baas 101 chair, designed by Maarten Baas for Lensvelt. Just like opinions, each chair is unique.

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Anne van der Zwaag, Maarten Baas, Hans Lensvelt and the Lensvelt team at the Milano Design Award show.

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Lensvelt is more than just a furniture producer.

Their mission is to provide architects and interior designers with the tools to create innovative interiors. Creativity is always the common denominator. All new concepts are launched in the epicentre of the design world – Milan.

Lensvelt bridges the commercial world and innovative designers. The family company was founded in 1962 with the ambition to make design available for a larger audience.

They like to call themselves “The People’s Manufacturer”. In this vein, the Maarten Baas 101 Chair costs € 275,-.

Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists, architects, and designers, such as Studio Job, Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Richard Hutten and Atelier Van Lieshout. The collaboration with Maarten Baas was a result of the efforts of curator Anne van der Zwaag.

Baas is one of the most influential Dutch designers of the 21st century. His work balances on the line between art and design and is rebellious, humorous, artistic and theatrical. His works have been included in the collections of the most renowned museums, such as the MoMA, the Victoria & Albert, Les Arts Décoratifs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Die Neue Sammlung, the Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

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Lensvelt Contract is a NON-design Amsterdam based furniture label established in 1962.
Lensvelt provides architects & interior designers with the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse,
Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkilä
and Maarten Baas.

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Lensvelt wins a Milano design award second year in a row

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LENSVELT WINS A MILANO DESIGN AWARD SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE?

Lensvelt, a Dutch office and project furniture manufacturer, has won the prestigious Milano Design Award for Best Concept for the second time.

The Milano Design Award is also known as the “Oscars of the international design world”.

Attention as currency. We share our opinions, like, shout, advise and give each other compliments.

Every year at the Salone del Mobile we witness this cry for attention. Large corporations with spectacular presentations, young designers with renewed ideas. See me, hear me, look at my work!
This was the inspiration for Maarten Baas to shamelessly use the title “May I Have Your Attention Please?”.

This installation, which is also part of his solo exhibition in the Groninger Museum, features dozens of whispering horns that come together as a whole. May I Have Your Attention Please? is the presentation of the Maarten Baas 101 chair, designed by Maarten Baas for Lensvelt. Just like opinions, each chair is unique.

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Rick Minkes returns with Milano Design Award 2017

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Anne van der Zwaag, Maarten Baas, Hans Lensvelt and the Lensvelt team at the Milano Design Award show.

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Hans Lensvelt & Maarten Baas celebrating.

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Lensvelt is more than just a furniture producer.

Their mission is to provide architects and interior designers with the tools to create innovative interiors. Creativity is always the common denominator. All new concepts are launched in the epicentre of the design world – Milan.

Lensvelt bridges the commercial world and innovative designers. The family company was founded in 1962 with the ambition to make design available for a larger audience.

They like to call themselves “The People’s Manufacturer”. In this vein, the Maarten Baas 101 Chair costs € 275,-.

Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists, architects, and designers, such as Studio Job, Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Richard Hutten and Atelier Van Lieshout. The collaboration with Maarten Baas was a result of the efforts of curator Anne van der Zwaag.

Baas is one of the most influential Dutch designers of the 21st century. His work balances on the line between art and design and is rebellious, humorous, artistic and theatrical. His works have been included in the collections of the most renowned museums, such as the MoMA, the Victoria & Albert, Les Arts Décoratifs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Die Neue Sammlung, the Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

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Lensvelt Contract is a NON-design Amsterdam based furniture label established in 1962.
Lensvelt provides architects & interior designers with the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse,
Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkilä
and Maarten Baas.

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Milano Design Award 2017

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE?

Nominated for best concept!!!

Salone Del Mobile 2017

The installation “MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE?” and the Maarten Baas 101 Chair are launched during the Salone del Mobili in Milan from the 04-th till the 09-th of April 2017. This installation and the chair came to be, thanks to the intervention of Anne van der Zwaag.

 

Lensvelt is a non design Amsterdam based furniture label established in 1962 Lensvelt provides architects and interior designers the tools to make better interiors Lensvelt want to contribute to a new world: greener, better and more social.

Lensvelt has shown over the years as a committed label, which showed distinct and often award winning presentations during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Lensvelt hit a bridge between the commercial world and the most innovative artists as Studio Job, Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Richard Hutten, Lernert & Sander, Atelier Van Lieshout, Maarten Van Severen and others This collaboration in Milan, between Lensvelt and Maarten Baas, fits perfectly into this series of events

Maarten Baas (February 19, 1978) is a Dutch artist/designer. Baas is often described as a so-called author-designer, whose designs balance on the fine line between art and design. Baas is seen as one of the most influential Dutch designers of the early 21st century. Baas’ work is known as rebellious, humorous, intellectual, artistic and theatrical Baas’ has found himself an autonomous place within the world of design, for which he works in limited editions, series, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theatre and performances The Installation is on shown in Ventura Centrale, via Ferrante Aporti nr. 13 20125 Milano till next Sunday th 9-th of April.

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Attention as currency.
We share our opinions, like, shout, advise and compliment each other.
Every year at the Salone del Mobile we witness this cry for attention.
Large corporations with spectacular presentations, young designers with renewed ideas.
See me, hear me, look at my work!
This was the inspiration for Maarten Baas to shamelessly use the title “May I Have Your Attention Please?”.
This installation, which is also part of his solo exhibition in the Groninger Museum, features dozens of whispering horns that come together as a whole.
May I Have Your Attention Please? is the presentation of the Maarten Baas 101 chair, designed by Maarten Baas for Lensvelt.
Just like opinions, each chair is unique.

Milano Design Award 2017

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Milano Design Award 2017

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE?

Nominated for best concept!!! The one and only award that celebrates the best exhibition design at Milano Design Week Selected out of almost 3000 exhibitors.

Every year Milan becomes the center of the design world. Hundreds thousands of professionals and enthusiast visit the city looking for upcoming international trends. A rich program of exhibitions and events, not easy to surf.

Milano Design Award selects, thanks to an international jury, the best exhibition designs of Fuorisalone, through different aspects: concept, use of technology, storytelling, engagement and innovative formats. A path of the fourty best exhibitions, impossible to miss.

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 Lensvelt Contract

Lensvelt is a NON-design Amsterdam based furniture label esthablished in 1962.
Lensvelt provides architects & interior-designers the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt is a convinced supporter of locally produced goods and strongly believes in the power of loyal neighborship.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to an new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
Lensvelt has shown over the years as a commited label, which showed distinct and often award winning presentations during the Salone Del Mobile in Milan
The Lensvelt products are:
…solid…
…innovative…
authentic
..ergonomic..
They have a twist
..affordable..
…comfortable…
…sober…
…functional…
…sustainable…
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
WH Gispen, Caroline Prisse,
Space Encounters, Wiel Arets, Prast Hooft, Simo Heikkilä
and now Maarten Baas.

Maarten Baas

Maarten Baas (February 19, 1978) is a Dutch artist/designer. Baas is often described as a so-called author-designer, whose designs balance on the fine line between art and design
Baas is seen as one of the most influential Dutch designers of the early 21st century
His work is known as rebellious, humorous, intellectual, artistic and theatrical
He has found himself an autonomous place within the world of design, for which he works in limited editions, series, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theatre and performances
His work is part of major museum collections such as MoMA, Victoria & Albert, Les Arts Decoratifs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Die Neue Sammlung, Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum, and included in private collections of Brad Pitt, John McEnroe, Kanye West and Adam Lindemann a.o.
He also works for exclusive brands such as Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Dior, Dom Ruinart and Berluti
In 1996 he started at the Design Academy Eindhoven
His graduation collection Smoke, a series of burnt furniture, was Baas’ claim to instant worldwide fame in 2002

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Maarten Baas

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In 2004 Baas opened an exhibition at Moss Gallery in New York. ‘Where There’s Smoke…’ consisted of 25 burnt design classics, such as the Zig-Zag chair by Rietveld, the Carlton cabinet by Sottsass and Chair Nr. 14 by Thonet

Pieces were purchased by tennis player John McEnroe and Brad Pitt

According to American design critic Alice Rawsthorn, ‘Smoke’ reflects on our ideal of beauty, but also on ‘the violence of our time‘

Smoke was succeeded by many other projects

At the Salone del Mobile in Milan, Baas was granted much praise for his Clay series

This series of furniture is hand made out of epoxy clay

The Clay-furniture has a childlike appearance.

In 2009, Baas designed a series of clocks called ‘Real Time’

Real Time is a series of 12-hour movies in which an actor is indicating the current time minute by minute

The Grandfather clock looks like a classic Frisian clock

The illusion is provided, of someone being inside and manually marking the time onto the face of the clock, by using a marker

A Real Time Grandfather clock is part of the Rijksmuseum’s collection

Baas was named ‘Designer of the Year’ by Design Miami in 2009, for which he set up a major retrospective exhibition in Miami

According to design journalist Chris Reinewald Baas belongs to a group of Dutch designers like Ted Noten who, after Droog Design and their ‘conceptual’ approach, have inhabited an almost cabaret-like approach to design, “detached from all marketing requirements by the industry

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Anne van der Zwaag

This installation and the chair came to be thanks to the intervention of Anne van der Zwaag.

Anne van der Zwaag is an entrepreneur, curator, writer and consultant in the creative and commercial industries.

She is the director and owner of designfair OBJECT in Rotterdam, in which over 150 designers participate yearly, and the Amsterdam based platform BIG ART.

Anne curated large interdisciplinary exhibitions such as BAL! (Paleis Soestdijk),

WIT (Nederlands Fotomuseum), PASTOE (Kunsthal) and wrote several publications on design, art, fashion, architecture and colour.

She has a column in the ELLE Decoration and Architect and is a guest tutor at art and design schools in the Netherlands and abroad. Anne is active in many boards, jury’s and advise committees and speaks regularly about what moves her in life.

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Hans Lensvelt is an entrepreneur pur sang and was involved in many companies.

In Europe and outside Europe.

From  production to marketing. As MOOOI and Gispen.

Now a days Hans Lensvelt is only involved in Lensvelt Contract. As the owner of the company

Lensvelt is educated as an business administration engineer.

Immediately after his education in 1985 he joined the family business.

Now being 57 year old his personal ambition is not managing a company.

His passion always was and is to create, and make others able to create, the most special, innovative and most beautiful things and happenings.

Hans Lensvelt is a teamplayer.

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Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
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Salone Del Mobile 2017, Baas & Lensvelt

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Boring Collection featured in Bruns’ Weverij De Ploeg’

Big role for Boring Collection in historic ‘Weverij De Ploeg’

This January Bruns BV, an exhibition builder for museums, moved in ‘Weverij De Ploeg’, a historic weaving factory building in Bergeijk. Lensvelt completed the interior with some pretty Boring furniture.

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All pictures made by Jan Willem Kaldenbach

De Ploeg is not just an old factory: it was designed by the famous Gerrit Rietveld in 1958. He composed a light design with a sawtooth roof and big windows that give view to the surrounding gardens, created by the well known landscape architect Mien Ruys.

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From €955,-  incl. V.A.T.

A building shouldn’t have furniture that steals its shine with a history and a design like that. That’s why Lensvelt applied their Boring Collection to the Bruns office space. All tables, chairs, panels and trash bins are shaded in a muted grey tone. In that way the focus stays on the design of the building, and on the people who work in it. Lensvelt topped the interior off with some great classics, like the Studio Jobs ‘Job Cabinet’ and Rietvelds Military series.

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Designer Aart van Asseldonk is currently working on a set of tables and chairs for the company canteen. The series will be named ‘De Ploeg’ and will be released later this year.

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Bruns is a company that specialises in developing and building exhibitions for museums and science centres worldwide.

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Boring Collection awarded with Milano Design Award 2016

Milano Design Award is known as the “Oscar of the international interior world”. According to the jury Lensvelt and Space Encounters Office for Architecture had the best concept of all 1600 exhibitors.

Milano Design Award 2016

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Lensvelt provides architects & interior designers with the tools to make cooler and better interiors.
Lensvelt contributes to the cultural community.
Lensvelt wants to contribute to a new world: greener, better, more social and more beautiful.
The Lensvelt products are designed by the most remarkable and innovative artists,  architects and product designers as Marcel Wanders, Bertjan Pot, Gerrit Rietveld, Atelier Van Lieshout, Nina Graziosi, Maarten Van Severen, Paolo Rizzatto, Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job,
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Richard Hutten Presentatie 23-3-2017

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Discover Piet Hein Eek’s Made in the Workshop chairs at lensvelt.nl

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In 2012  Piet Hein Eek and Hans Lensvelt, who have been friends for more than 20 years, developed Made in the Workshop for Lensvelt.

The chairs were originally designed for the Verkade fabriek, a bisquit factory in Den Bosch that was completely renovated in 2004 and turned into a cultural centre. Piet Hein Eek was inspired by the idea that furniture could be made in the metal workshop of the factory, where the staff repaired and maintained the machinery.

The stackable chair of the Made in the Workshop series has a light and simple character, with a basic tubular steel frame and wooden seat and backrest. The steel tubes are welded together, the corners are just visible behind.

The Made in the Workshop series are now available at lensvelt.nl in several new Kvadrat upholsteries.

 

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From € 330,-  inc V.A.T

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Smart Service Campus Heerlen by Vevdl Van Eijk van der Lubbe

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Lensvelt expands online collection with seven designs of  Willem Hendrik Gispen

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Lensvelt adopted seven standout designs of probably the most famous Dutch industrial designer Willem Hendrik Gispen. The chairs are part of the postwar collection, the most blooming era of Willem Hendrik Gispen.

Hans Lensvelt has always felt a personal connection with the designer. In his opinion the aesthetic quality of the chairs is exquisite and timeless.
The chairs were included in the Lensvelt collection after the Kembo takeover in 2014.

The furniture is produced in the Netherlands using modern techniques, while retaining the original design.

Recently the Gispen Chairs were used by Janpaul Scholtmeijer of VENS Architects for restaurant Wolf Atelier in Amsterdam. A new restaurant operated by the Austrian chef Michael Wolf.

 

Restaurant Wolf Atelier by Janpaul Scholtmeijer of VENS Architects

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W.H Gispen 103 Chair

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This 100 Felt Chair from €260,- inc V.A.T

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W.H Gispen 301 & 302 Easy Chair

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Gispen 301 Chair from € 310,- inc V.A.T

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This 100 Chair

Holiday offer: get a €50 discount on your This 100 Chair order

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Since 2005 This Chair is one of the finest pieces in the Lensvelt collection. Designer Richard Hutten developed the design with an ergonomist, hence creating a perfectly shaped seat for a comfortable and stylish sit.

This 100 Chair is light-weighted thanks to the minimal use of materials. It makes it easy to use, stackable and multifunctional.The chairs are available as barstool, with or without armrests, upholstered and, since 2015, with a mod grey felt seating.Get your own This 100 Chair before January 1st and receive a €50 discount on your order.

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This 100 Felt Chair from €215,- inc V.A.T

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This 100 Upholstered Chair € 175,- inc V.A.T

This 100 PP Chair

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This 100 PP Chair from € 105,- inc V.A.T

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Richard Hutten's No Sign of Design now available in our webshop

Richard Hutten launched 'No Sign Of Design' in 1989, as a part of his graduation work at the Design Academy in Eindhoven. An anti-design against the very decorative designs which were mainstream at that time. With this work, Richard Hutten 'reintroduced the archetype into design', according to design connaisseurs.

'No Sign of Design' scored big time in Asia, where Hutten's popularity as a designer reached unprecedented scores. Especially in Japan and Korea people loved his simple and functional designs. Hutten has been one of the most influential designers in the world ever since.

Lensvelt Gallery Amsterdam – No Sign Of Design table  and Chairs

'Happy to have them'

Last year Lensvelt took over the production of Hutten's 'No Sign Of Design'. Lensvelt: ``Richard has been one of my best friends for years. Manufacturing these iconic pieces has been on my wish list for ages. I love this furniture because of the simplicity and the functionality. I'm really happy to have them in my collection now.`` The first pieces are manufactured and in stock now. Richard Huttens stackable chairs named This 100 Wooden Chair, This 100 PP Chair and This 100 Felt Chair are already amongst the most succesful designs in the Lensvelt collection.

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NSOD Table from €1200,-  inc V.A.T

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NSOD Table from €250,-  inc V.A.T

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TQ: circular furniture for tech startups

Lensvelt at TQ: circular furniture for tech startups

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Last October Prime Minister Rutte opened TQ, a new home for technology startups at the heart of Amsterdam. Lensvelt made sure the furniture fitted the innovative atmosphere of the location.

The spacious interior was designed by Renee Appelo from Studio Appelo and Sybren Hoek from Studio Acht. Lensvelt completed the design of the hub with timeless and sustainable furniture, right in line with the principles of circular economy. ‘Award-winning manufacturer Lensvelt has proven itself again as a flexible, valuable and pro-active partner for Studio Acht’, said Sybren Hoek about the collaboration.

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Lensvelt picked only the pinnacle of Dutch Design: Piet Hein Eek chairs, meeting room chairs by Richard Hutten, stools designed by Joep van Lieshout and Marcel Wanders’ desks in the award-winning colour ‘Boring Grey’.

TQ offers offices for new startups, innovation labs, a web development school and more. By doing so, according to the Prime Minister, ‘TQ is filling a crucial gap in the market: the space between brand-new startups and medium-sized companies that might just be the next unicorn.’

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Prime Minister Mark Rutte with Rennee Appelo from Studio Appelo and Jeroen Panders from Lensvelt at TQ opening

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Lensvelt shows its Boring Tower at ORGATEC 2016

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From 25 – 29 October, during ORGATEC 2016, Lensvelt presented its Boring Collection in a very eye-catching way.

Orgatec is the international trade fair for office furniture and facilities in Cologne. During the fair international industry experts showed their latest products, concepts and solutions for the whole world of work. Lensvelt put their Boring Collection on the stage by presenting it as an impressive  ‘Boring Tower’, a design by visual arts duo Lernert & Sander, inspired by Ettore Sottsass’ Carlton bookcase.

Lensvelt also showed ’16:59′, a film about the ultimate boring office feeling, made by Lernert & Sander as well. Lernert Engelberts about the film: ‘For this project, we worked with the most iconic gesture of boredom: the attempt to throw a ball of crumpled paper into the trashcan until the clock turns five. The office people steal the scene even though they are surrounded by the designs of Boring Collection.’

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Boring Collection is a furniture cooperation between Lensvelt and architects Space Encounters. The collection was conceived and developed out of dissatisfaction with the appearance of affordable project furniture. To the last detail, the furniture is a modest soft grey, and all shapes are archetypical, straightforward and discrete, with only one goal: to draw the eye to the things that actually matter. Boring Collection has won a Milano Design Award 2016 at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy. Recently it got nominated for the Dutch Design Awards 2016.

Lensvelts exhibition at ORGATEC was developed in cooperation with Frame Publishers.

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