Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey find inspiration in a wanderer's backpack and walking stick for an exhibit on the future of living

Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:20

The New Decor

In tackling home furnishings for the Hayward’s summer blockbuster, artists are catching up with design.

Published in Review
Thursday, 30 October 2008 09:44

Jurgen Bey

An elephant is hidden in the footrest of Jurgen Bey’s The Little Prince chair, one of 17 pieces that make up his show for Brussels gallery Pierre Bergé & Associés in June.

Published in ICON 062 | August 2008
Thursday, 16 October 2008 15:08

Boijmans Van Beuningen

An all-Dutch designer team of Jurgen Bey, Ted Noten, Wieki Somers, Bertjan Pot, Simon Heijdens and Frank Bruggeman has been unleashed on the new entrance of art and design museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Published in NEWS

There is too much emphasis on the finished product in design schools. A work in progress is much more interesting – when it’s finished it can’t grow anymore. In my opinion, education should make more of this potential.

Published in ICON 049 | July 2007
Monday, 26 March 2007 10:35

Jurgen Bey | icon 039 | September 2006

Jurgen Bey lives and works in what looks like an aeroplane hangar.

When icon was invited on a whistlestop tour of the Dutch design scene, we of course said yes. But the trip took on new meaning when, in last month’s issue, Marcel Wanders said design in the Netherlands was in crisis, stifled by state subsidies and a lack of business sense. So what do leading figures in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Rotterdam think?

Published in ICON 012 | May 2004
Thursday, 22 March 2007 08:04

Marcel Wanders | icon 011 | April 2004

“I can do anything. I could have been a dentist and I would have been the best dentist ever. I could have been a farmer. I really feel I could have done a lot of different things and I’m pretty sure that whatever I’d have done I’d have done it with so much passion and love that I’d do a great job.”

Published in ICON 011 | April 2004