ontwerpduo = fun studio

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Tineke Beunders and Nathan Wierink are ontwerpduo. Former students of the Design Academy Eindhoven, they’re part of the Dutch domination of design right now. Their work is intentionally playful: making a toy out of table, turning a pillow into a game, and having fun with joinery.

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Room 222 was conceived as a hotel room just for children, designed with built in invitations for creative interaction. The hand carvedĀ Marbelous table has spiraled supports and a simple maze carved into the legs. There is even a little shelf at the base for the marble box.

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Circle cut-outs in the felt pillows and curtains can be laced with felt strips for a larger than life game of connect the dots or just free form decoration.

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Joints takes advantage of the precision in digital fabrication; the entire mahoganey desk is made with a CNC router and shows off an imaginatively joined edge.

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Ontwerpduo shares the same studio as previously mentioned Julien Carretero, and they too are open for internships.

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2 Responses to “ontwerpduo = fun studio”

  1. Jon Says:

    That table is amazing… it really shows what is possible when you produce something on a 3 axis machine vs 2.

    Jon
    http://WoodMarvels.com – Create Unique Memories

  2. Nathan Wierink Says:

    The table ‘Marbelous’ is made by hand. No 3d router of any kind was used.