Samira Charroud is an illustrator from Utrecht, The Netherlands. She uses design as a way to build bridges between themes and materials, often finding herself at the border area of illustration and other design disciplines.
Studio Roex is a furniture and product design studio, with a self-imposed framework. They use already existing building components —a technique, connection, material, colour or shape— as a starting point for their design process.
Are you working as a professional in design, art, architecture and interested in visiting one of Rotterdam’s top-notch art and design studios? On Friday February 7th OBJECT organizes a professionals day full of exclusive studio visits.
The manufacturing industry uses standard-sized material, and every machine works according to these sizes. Instead of seeing this as a limitation, Paul Coenen used this as inspiration to create his collection ‘Borders of Assembly’.
The Oru Kayak ‘INLET’ is a solo foldable kayak with unmatched performance & portability. The ‘INLET’ is ideal for recreational use on calm waters. Finished paddling? Efficiently fold it into a box of 100 x 48 x 25cm and store it anywhere!
Designers Zsofia Kollar and Sidney Nislow present a playground filled with objects from their respective practices. In their collaboration, the relationship between elements proposes a new understanding of what their objects can mean.
‘Craft-Techmen Project’ suggests a series of repairable home appliances with an integrated craft technique; sewing. The appliances gain new functions and question the materials and electronic technologies surrounding us.