Zuiderzee Settings by Kiki van Eijk

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Milan 2010: Eindhoven designer Kiki van Eijk presents a collection of wooden furniture with ceramic drawers for the Zuiderzee Museum at the Ventura Lambrate district in Milan this week.

Called Zuiderzee Settings, the objects combine seats, dressers, counters and a trolley.

The products are based on the history of the Dutch museum and its applied art collection.

Van Eijk also created containers and blankets for the project.

Photographs are by Frank Tielemans.

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The following information is from the Zuiderzee Museum:


Zuiderzee Settings

The seven installations by Kiki van Eijk are based on the applied art collection of the Zuiderzee Museum and the history of the Zuiderzee. Kiki van Eijk paid several visits to the depot and stayed in the Museum Park for a brief period. She has designed new objects referring to everyday domestic customs and crafts. The furniture, the ceramics and the fabrics have been manufactured by the most reputable Dutch firms using traditional methods.


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  • mar karx

    whats the deal with all this farm furniture? just don’t get it.

  • designgurunyc

    What’s going on? Every report from Milan is an ex Eindhoven student. Why? Dezeen this is lazy and time to look beyond a type of design that now looks tired.

  • http://designtraveller.blogspot.com/ design traveller

    Simply cute :)