Dirk Vander Kooij, real craftsman & 3DPrinterman…

This Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij is a true craftsman, although most of the things he produces are actually not made by hand,  Dirk is a new kind of craftsman, one who embraces technology and machines.

In his work Dirk combines tradition and technology, mixing manual work and digital robot technique, every piece of furniture is produced as a special industrial “unicum”. He is not interested in standardization or mass production. He use residual recycled plastic from refrigerators,  actually too beautiful to dump. Therefore collected residual material pieces go with their own specific history, color and pattern into a melting pot with a 3D printer.

He creates superb tables, the chubby chair called also “thick sausage chair”, the transparent floor lamp and many more. Based in an old munitions factory, Studio Dirk Vander Kooij is one of the first new generation craftsman. Most of his collection is represented at “Gallery Oode”  in Amsterdam (Singel 159A).

Ask ArtyMooi for prices.

www.dirkvanderkooij.nl

Dirk_Vander_Kooijimages-15images-13IMG_3099Satellite_Lampimages-14IMG_5486Hemkade_AllColors_W

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s