Dezeen Wire: in her latest article for The New York Times, design critic Alice Rawsthorn explains how Dutch designer Aldo Bakker's expressive process and relentless attention to detail make him "one of the new wave of designers who could be called design-auteurs" – The New York Times
Bakker's products and furniture perform simple functions in ways that Rawsthorn says demonstrate "a quiet confidence, as if every element has been resolved with nothing left to chance." Bakker says of his creative methods, which can lead to each product taking years to develop: “I love having the freedom to pay attention to every detail in my work, no matter how crazy."
Dezeen podcast: in this podcast recorded at Object Rotterdam last month, fair director Fons Hof, gallerist Wilpert Dreesmann of Particles, and Dutch designers Kiki van Eijk and Aldo Bakker talk about design in the Netherlands. More