Currently: Preparing for Milan Design Week 2013
In 2010 Klaas Kuiken graduated from ArtEZ School of Arts in Arnhem (NL).
In his workproces Klaas is more an inventor and craftsman than a designer, this gives him a different, new look on material, technique and productionproces.
It brings him endless possibility, this, in combination with his designing qualities, makes him a innovative designer, which shows in his products.
Milan (it), 8-14 april 2013
At Milan Design Week 2013 Klaas will present his new works together with temporary collective In Flagranti @ Ventura at Work, Via Gaetano Crespi 24, Milano.
New Found Treasures
This collection gives a poetic look at the things around us and the value of worthless.
Bottles where used for several shoots in Green-themenumber of VT Wonen, a Dutch living and lifestyle magazine. Photography: Jeroen vd Spek and Dennis Brandsma.
Nowadays birds are not welcome under rooftiles anymore, so they lost a beautiful nest place.
Bottles Collection - Bottles
Individualy made and designed of mass-produced glass bottles, every item is different from one another, even when the model type is the same.
Article about the house of Reiko Kaneko in London (UK). On website designspongeonline.com you can find this beautifull image.
New Sales Address
The Bottles Collection is now available at Mint; an interior design store based in central London.
2 North Terras
London SW3 2BA
Casa da Abitare Italy
Bottles in a photoshoot called "Il bianco è a colori" (white is the color) in Italian design and living magazine Casa da Abitare.
Collaboration with Sjoerd Vroonland and Yvette Jacobs.
This stool is adjusting to it´s user because of the thick leather seating.
The Bottles collection are number 4 in an article about "Best Students Of 2010" according to framemag.com.
Expo Yksi @ Designhuis
Exhibition together with Juliette Warmenhoven and Dieter Volkers at Yksi Expo.
5611 EM Eindhoven
Bottles Collection - Glass
Utility serie with; containerbottles, measuring cups, oil & vinigarbottles, sprinklebottles and glasses.
In collaboration with Sjoerd Vroonland en Yvette Jacobs.
This cup is made from a single piece of sheetmetal, what is vitreous enamelled afterwards.
Bottle is part of an article called 'Glashelder' (clear as glas) in Dutch lifestyle magazine ZIN.
In collaboration with Sjoerd Vroonland and Yvette Jacobs.
Design for Dutch TV program 'Prautotype' for a new designed conceptcar.
ELLE Decoration China
Vessels from the Glass collection in an article about the Dutch Design Week 2010 in Chinese lifestyle magazine Elle Deco.
New Sales Address
The Bottles Collection is now available at Milan most famous design store.
Via Matteo Bandello 14-16
20123 Milano (it)
Dutch Design Week - Eindhoven, 23-31 oct. 2010
During the DutchDesignWeek Klaas' work will be displayed at several locations:
* Eat Drink Design @ Nieuwe Emmasingel 18, near the Design Academie.
* With Dieter Volkers & Juliette Warmenhoven @ ‘Machinekamer’.
* Doen | Materiaalprijs expo @ ‘Klokgebouw’.
* Bottles will be for sale at the DDW shop also at ‘Klokgebouw’.