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PLANKTON

Netherlands

Designer (Furniture Design)

Member since January 25, 2013


  • bamboo used to its full in diner table design

    Arts & Culture, Industrial Design

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    "LOCK" is designed out of the qualities, possibilities and characteristics of its highly sustainable material: BAMBOO. The frame is build up from layers of flexible bamboo. The layers are pressed together. The shape is formed by the bamboo's natural bending curve. The layers of bamboo curve through eachother and entwine, locking each other in place. End result is a mix of nature and mathematics, of possible and impossible.A super strong masculine dynamic shape that looks different watched from different viewing points. www.planktonstation.nl

  • new compostable material used in chandelier

    Environment, Environmental Design

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    ECOLOTEK is a durable, fully compostable material composed of natural hemp-fibers, minerals and binder. Developed by J.P.Meulendijks after a year of sampling, testing and more sampling, is now used in his shadow playing chandelier "BIRD IN HAND"

    The lamp is based on, and tribute to the universal art of hand shadows; making shadows on the wall using your hands to create birds, rabbits,and other figures. Playing with light and hand shadows is a centuries old past time long before electric light was invented. "BIRD IN HAND" plays with this concept: All of the hands are positioned to look like a flock of birds, flying out in circles. The shadows cast on the wall looks like birds. This results in a very expressive, dynamic and striking looking lamp , with layers of humor and poetry hidden in the design. www.planktonstation.nl

Minimal environmental footprint and maximal life-cycle through good timeless design with a little poetry and soul

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design