New Website

Craftscurator is happy to announce her contribution to Heimtextil's new website and Trend Show for 2015/ 2016. In collaboration with leading design studio Stijlinstituut, Craftscurator will highlight trends and developments in sustainable home... More

Trade Fairs & Events

An overview of a season full of handmade design inspiration for 2015 and beyond. Trade fairs and design events for... More

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For HandEye Magazine

Irene made visits to designer and maker workshops in the Cape Town region, and made photo reports for HandEye... More

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Lidewij Edelkoort Trends Autumn/ Winter 15/16

From abstract, global influences to detailed information on fibers and colour tones: this is what a presentation by Lidewij Edelkoort is all about. This season she paints a positive picture. Embryonic is the title of her presentation, and this is... More

Sustainable Design in the EU Market for Home Deco/ Textiles

The disaster in the garment factory in Bangladesh has shocked the world. Both buyers and suppliers are rethinking the way they want to organize their business, to create better labour conditions and care more for the environment. Consumers are... More

for Elle Decoration NL

Sustainable design in 2014 is nothing like the bland, politically correct products of the past. On the contrary:... More

Ambiente 2015

'Sehnsucht' or 'Yearning' is the source of inspiration for the trend show at Ambiente trade... More

Full of information on materials and techniques

Early signs of new product trends can be found in the new materials and techniques designers are developing. This Maker Trend Guide summarizes the most important developments. For businesses in the interior industry this guide offers information and... More

Sustainable and Handmade Design

Big and bold statements could not be found at this year's Salone del Mobile. That actually is good news, because many designers have put a lot of attention to detail. They worked on material innovation, used color in subtle and exciting ways,... More

At Maison & Objet, Paris September 5 - 9, 2014

See new product ranges from 9 Indonesian exporters. Select from our materials library, combine techniques and textures from one or more exhibitors. Come and explore Indonesia in hall 1 Ethnic Chic, stand A88/ B87 of the Maison Objet trade fair!... More

Financial Times article

Craftscurator was interviewed on the role of crafts in Dutch Design.Irene shared her insights on how designers are... More

Smaakmaker 2014

Volkskrant newspaper asked Craftscurator to pose with her favorite product for its Smaakmaker... More