Soepenberg launches Vase #2 at Salone del MobileProduct designer and interior architect Gert-Jan Soepenberg launches Vase #2, the second product in an architecture inspired series of vases. This second concrete vase is a tribute to the design and form of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum. The launch takes place during the Salone del Mobile at Ventura Lambrate in Milan (Italy). Soepenberg earlier presented Vase #1 inspired by architect Oscar Niemeyer's Palácio da Alvorada.
Soepenberg launches concrete vase inspired by NiemeyerDutch designer Gert-Jan Soepenberg has designed a vase inspired by Oscar Niemeyer's Palácio de Alvorada in Brazil's capital Brasília. Vase #1 is made out of rotation moulded concrete. Rotation moulding is an industrial process normally reserved for plastics. Soepenberg built a custom machine to create the thinnest possible concave shapes for his vases. Vase #1 is the first in a series of architecture-derived vases. His love for architecture and architectural background have led Soepenberg to ...
ABOUT ATELIER GERTJAN
Gert-Jan Soepenberg is a Dutch product designer and interior architect working from Groningen (NL).
Soepenberg: "My designs are statements for quality products. They possess a crafted and industrial honesty.I believe that it's impossible to create a cherished product, without giving the initial design the personal attention it deserves in the first place. All products are designed with an eye for detail and quality, and made from plain, natural or recycled materials. Every product is handmade by skilled craftsmen."
Upcoming exhibition: Dutch Design Week, Temporary Art Centre (TAC) Eindhoven