Dutch design was in focus at Melbourne Indesign in 2016. Held 12th to 13th August, the Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Sydney supported an exhibit of products and designs by 12 Dutch brands including Space Furniture's Moooi.
The striking Moooi Carpets Eden Queen rug was the centrepiece of a display that included the Smoke chair, Container tables, Bart armchair, Paper table lamp, Chess table, Carbon stools and more.
Visitors were given the opportunity to discover the best in Dutch design and to enjoy some traditional Dutch ‘poffertjes’ and other snacks.
At the Milan Furniture Fair this month, Moooi launched 'A life Extraordinary', featuring new works by familiar faces and newcomers, all set against the opulent photographic backdrop of insects in hyper-colour detail.
In his first collaboration with Moooi, London-based designer Umut Yamac has created an interactive light called Perch that plays on his interest in design that moves us, and a fascination with birds.
Studio Arihiro Miyake was founded by designer Arihiro Miyake in Finland in 2004, his latest work Coppélia transforms LED technology and echoes the beauty of Bohemian and Venetian master glassmakers of the 18th century.
A new armchair and sofa range by Bart Schilder and Moooi Works takes its detail and tailoring cues from the design heyday of the Rococo period.
Dutch design was in focus at Melbourne Indesign in 2016 with an exhibit of design brands from The Netherlands including Space Furniture brand Moooi.
We go behind the brand with Desirée de Jong, Moooi art director and graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven who joined Marcel Wanders Studio when Moooi was just a dream.
For anyone who thinks they could identify the aesthetic of Marcel Wanders in a heartbeat, recent Moooi collections show it might be time to think again.
The creative connection between Italy and Holland is based on both export markets and the power of cultural exchange, a topic that is currently being explored through the 'Europe by People: The Future of Everyday Living' program at the MAXXI in Rome.
Space Furniture photographer Filippo Bamberghi visited the Milan Furniture Fair 2016 documenting from the fairgrounds to the historic areas of Brera and Zona Tortona, a petting zoo at the Design Academy Eindhoven, and more.
Design thinking has joined the business world's vernacular by stealth. For companies like Moooi, it's a natural way of working.