Marlies van Dullemen

Marlies van Dullemen

Den Haag, Netherlands, 1959

MAPLe®
Produced by Novuqare, Rosmalen, Netherlands
Designed by npk design, Leiden, Netherlands
Nightwatch
Designed for Livassured in Vught, founded by UMC Utrecht, Kempenhaeghe, SEIN, Netherlands
Designed by npk design, Leiden, Netherlands

Both projects are developed in a collaborative team of designers working with npk design. npk is an internationally operating design bureau which has designed a wide variety of projects for transportation, leisure, health & care, professional equipment, sports, signage and more.

Helga (M.M.) Snel – Jeanne (J.P.Th) Dekkers

Helga Snel
Jeanne Dekkers

Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands, 1966
Venlo, Netherlands, 1953

Care and well being centre Tamarix
Developed for the Philadelphia Care Foundation
Heerhugowaard, Netherlands

The care and well-being centre consists of social care homes and rental apartments. They are added to an existing neighbourhood in the town of Heerhugowaard, a town which since the late 1960s grew into a commuters’ town and today keeps on expanding with environmental-friendly building and living areas.

Francine Houben

Francine Houben

Sittard, Netherlands, 1955

House with a Studio
Kralingse Plaslaan, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Houben created this house to serve as her own residence in Rotterdam, using the surrounding landscape as an influence for its design.

Nel Verschuuren

Nel Verschuuren

Valkenswaard, Netherlands, 1943 · Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016

Murtala Muhammed Airport Seating Unit
Lagos, Nigeria
Produced and manufactured by Artifort, Maastricht, Netherlands

The Lagos bench was originally designed for the interior of the Murtala Muhammed Airport terminal in Lagos, Nigeria, which Verschuuren designed with Naco Thijs Veldman in 1977-1978. Many redesigns of the bench followed and the benches became popular seating units for all kinds of public waiting areas around the world.

Judith Ledeboer

Judith Ledeboer

Almelo, Netherlands, 1901 · Hampshire, United Kingdom, 1990

Sideboard
Produced by Gordon Russell Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Victoria & Albert Museum, London

This is an excellent example of the so-called “Utility Furniture”, produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Due to the lack of raw materials, functional and simple pieces were used.

Helena Kottler Vurnik

Helena Kottler Vurnik

Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1882 · Radovljica, Yugoslavia (Slovenia), 1962

Decoration of the Cooperative Business Bank
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The uniquely stylized decoration of the Cooperative Business Bank in Slovenian national style, which anticipated Art Deco, is Helena Vurnik’s most important profane work.

Marie Kuyken

Marie Kuyken

Haarlem, Netherlands, 1898 · 1988

Fire Screen
Produced by Willem A. Kuyken Workshop, Haarlem
Collection Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

This fire screen is an example of the application of decorative panels which were made in so-called cloisonné technique. These panels were designed by Marie Kuyken between 1919 and 1925 and handmade by her father Willem A. Kuyken. Most panels were unique pieces.

Margaret Kropholler

Margaret Kropholler

Haarlem, Netherlands, 1891 · Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1966

Atelier Roland Holst
Zundert, Netherlands

Kropholler originally designed this building as a studio for the artist Richard Roland Holst and his wife, the politically active poet Henriëtte Roland Holst-van der Schalk. The design is an early example of the Amsterdam School style.