Marcel van der Veer (1970) is a interior designer and owner of Mars Interiorarchitects. A Rotterdam office for spatial design and interior design. Since 1995, working both independently and in collaboration with several architectual offices and designcompanies on a wide variety of assignments. The office realizes especially renovations and designs of bars, restaurants and public spaces, highend interior for private homes, offices and shops. Context plays an important role. In a historical, monumental and modern environment work features a combination of bold interventions with attention to detail, materials, workmanship, authenticity and functionality. The design often focusses on custom solutions for lighting, acoustics, furniture and image-defining wall coverings in order to get a distinctive image.
Thomas s'Jacob (1968) has been working as an architect for more then 15 years. As an architect Thomas s'Jacob is specialized in renovations in the private sector with a lot of experience in modernizing historical buildings. His projects are characterized by a subtle and pragmatic style, his designs are spacious and open. There is much attention to the tactility of materials. More and more of the furniture designs specifically designed for his clients are being made available for the general market. Coffee tables, cupboards, lighting, seating. Modern design adapted to your environment. Subtle, simple and spacious. The art of integrating modern style in a classic setting.
Mark Jan Meerdink was educated as a sculptor at De Ateliers (f.k.a. Ateliers '63), a postacademic art institute for young artists. In the 90’s Meerdink designed logos and interiors for bars and nightclubs in Amsterdam. After ten years of graphic design and art direction he has been concentrating on the combination of interior and design since 2002. Winoldi is the name of his studio. Meerdink works on assignments from (interior) architects, companies, and private persons. He specialises in made to measure exclusive (3D) feature walls, interior objects and roomdividers. Covers is a spinoff product from one off these design assignments.
The artists Nicole Driessens & Ivo van den Baar founded their company WANSCHAPPEN in 1999. From then, they have developed a serious art practice, together with a strong design career. Via several Dutch design networks and international design fairs in Eindhoven, Moskou and Paris, the Feltplant Collection has become well known in design retail and the architectural world all over Europe. The design practice of WANDSCHAPPEN have been related closely to the work of MOOOI, Marcel Wanders, Thomas Eyck, Christien Meindertsma , Scholten & Baijings, Jens Praet Industry Gallery and Victor Hunt, for whom WANDSCHAPPEN has developed projects in the past and still does. This collaboration has always led to very fertile projects. WANDSCHAPPEN has been strongly connected to the area they live and work in. Art and Design represents an innovative new system in which artists, designers and handcraft people have been part of the design and production of the works. Skills of people can be used again in new product and jobs WANDSCHAPPEN can provide by selling their designs successfully worldwide.