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EXHIBITION AND ART LAUNCH FRANS HIDDEMA

OODE will show a collection of artwork from Frans Hiddema (1922-1977)  from the 23th of november 2018 at the gallery.

 

In his working life Hiddema worked as a psychiatrist. Beside his work, Hiddema was active as a painter, sculptor and poet. In the period that he lived in the North (Haren) in the sixties and seventies, he trained himself in sculpting. He received lessons from De Ploeg member Gerrit Piek
Hiddema was especially inspired by the English sculptor Henri Moore and Barbara Hepworth. Materials he used for his sculptures were clay, wood, bronze and plaster.
He has been a member and chairman of the Groningen artists’ movement De Ploeg and a member of the artists’ group “Nu”.
In his period in Oegstgeest, he has made large abstract paintings with geometric shapes. The colors were greatly reduced to black, white, blue and red. His work from this period became very minimalistic and in addition to his paintings, he made a number of stainless steel geometrical sculptures. OODE will present eight of his paintings and several sculptures that are looking for a new owner.
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GUIDO ZWERTS

New table design series by Guido Zwerts: 2X2 2X3 3X2

With a name derived from its different available table leg options, this beautiful original design highlights the specific traits of its materials: steel, glass, and rubber. Its subtle, slender and neutral look is suitable for a range of indoor and outdoor uses.

Its stainless steel frame extends into elegant, rounded legs, combined with a tempered colored glass tabletop. Available in a range of models and color schemes.

 

 

TIM MASTIK

Now at OODE a selection of works by Tim Mastik (1986).
The work of self-taught artist Tim Mastik echoes his obsession with shape, repetition and material. By deconstructing his designs, playing with rhythm, symmetry and asymmetry, he creates an unexpected dynamic between color and shape. Geometry and minimalism often form the foundation of his designs. His work is characterised by seemingly simplistic shapes and great attention to detail. The creative process is essential; experiments on materiality play a key role in establishing a personal texture and dept.

LAURA DE WILDE

A selection of paintings of Laura de Wilde are now on exhibition at OODE. Her paintings are usually made with acrylics, ink, metal powders and pencil. The heavy linen is stretched on a wooden and aluminium framework. Her work is minimal, with often strong contrasts and layers. The use of the metal powders next to black create an interesting balance between roughness, refinement, texture and reflection.

DESIGN IS MY RELIGION IS MY DESIGN

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Religion is deeply rooted in our culture. We find the buildings, customs and symbols everywhere. But how do designers view religion? The exhibition ‘Design is my RELIGION is my design’ explores how they shape the relationship between religion and utility. The exhibtion is free for everyone to visit at the ECI Roermond.  What is there to see? The diversity of objects is great. Religions, from Catholic, Jewish, Islamic to reformed, have traditionally been an inspiration for designers. This is reflected in the many objects of use, such as prayer chairs, baptismal fonts and candlesticks. Pieces from the past, but also from contemporary designers.

This exhibtion is curated by Niek Schoenmakers.

www.designismyreligion.nl

Mon till sat  09.00 u – 20.30 u /sun from 10.00 u – 17.00 u

FLOATING LIGHT

Thijmen van der Steen designed this beautiful FLOATING LIGHT. These delicate lights create an intimate atmosphere. The misty screen of thin fabric stretched around a ash wooden ring captures the light and spreads it out in a soft tone. The light is designed and made by hand with great care, and affection for refined details.

The lamp is available in NUDE and BLACK.

NEW EXHIBITION

Pieter de Bruyn Kops, 2017

OODE asked some artists to show their newest work for our new exhibition at oode. Pieter de Bruyn Kops shows his collection Circles. Out Of Order is a series of light fixtures which is the result of a collaboration between Amsterdam based interdisciplinary design studio BCXSY and Rotterdam based design studio Atelier Robotiq. The extremely light weight cylindrical construction consist solely of wound fiber, reinforced with resin, resembling a three-dimensional line work suspended in space.

Other designers that participate are Rik ten Velden, TEO, Thier en Van Daalen and Elise Luttik.

OODE // 1-10-2017 untill 1-12-2017

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FEMME CHAIR & URCHIN PEDANT LIGHT BY RIK TEN VELDEN

Rik ten Velden is a furniture and product designer. His designs are based on research and experiment with material and manufacturing techniques. He aims to express the beauty of material through clear constructions.

The femme chair is a part of the knotted collection. This collection started with a visit to the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam. There he received a crash course in knotting techniques used on ships from two senior craftsman. He knotted for three months to perfect his technique. For the lamp and the chair seating only a single rope is used. The forms reflect the maritime inspiration of the knotted collection

The Urchin Pendant Lamps are a part of the knitted collection, inspired by experimentation with a beautiful knitting machine. This collection is created in collaboration with the Dutch textile lab by Textielmuseum in Tilburg. Removable woolen shades are applied at elegant steel frames. The construction makes it is easy to switch to a different shade.

 

ZERO LAMP TWO BY UNIQKA

New at OODE is the Zero Lamp Two by Uniqka and is designed by Dutch designer Jacob de Baan.
The brass ellipses are joined together with hand-stitched leather cord. Nothing else was used to create this basic but effective shape.

This lamp is now available at OODE for 549 euro.