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Profit by Design

Profit by Design is a very hands-on innovation project that is organized by the Delft Design association in cooperation with the local authorities. During the last months Barbara Vos shared her expertise with three attending companies that she gave her help to enrich their product and marketing strategy with the power of product design. These companies varied from the food industry sector all the way up to a metallurgy testing and service provider....

Innovation & sustainability

How enhanced robotisation and automation enable reshoring of industrial production back to local markets. Interview by the Dutch journalist Marion van Weeren. We talked about the shifting of balances whereby consumer and professional goods doesn’t need to travel all around the world anymore to reach their markets but that they tend to be produced more and more locally instead. How technology progress, economic reality and social cultural tendencies all join together to create a more sustainable and social responsible balance....

Printing soundwaves

We bumped into an amazing way of 3d printing ceramics by Olivier van Herpt and StudioVanBroekhoven. Olivier van Herpt, like many artists, found himself dissatisfied with the artistic capabilities of traditional 3D printers and 3D printing materials....

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Our vision shared with VNO-NCW

We are happy to be invited to share (in Dutch) our vision on the future of product and production development in the December 2015 release of the VNO-NCW magazine Middelpunt. As largest employer’s organization in the Netherlands, The Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers VNO-NCW is also known as "the voice" of Dutch business....

  • Tex-tiles in Goods2 Frame
  • Tex-tiles Goods2 Frame
  • Tex-tiles Goods2 Frame

Tex-tiles published in Goods2 of Frame

We are very proud to announce that Tex-tiles by Barbara Vos are presented in the Frame Publishers Goods2 the go-to global reference for designers and interior architects. Together with iconic and extraordinary interior products from leading designers like the Bouroullec brothers, Philippe Starck and Patricia Urquiola and brands like B&B Italia, HAY and Moooi this book is a true collectors item in the field of interior and product design worldwide....

Superb craftmanship

Located in the heart of Paris, in a 17th-century studio with flooring that was laid in the reign of Louis XIV, the plisseur, or pleater, has helped craft couture and ready-to-wear collections since 1945....

A new way to tie your shoes

Call it an international effort: Japanese footwear designer Masaya Hashimoto partnered with Italian shoe maker Vibram – famous for their FiveFingers minimalist athletic footwear – to create minimalist footwear with an innovative and anatomical sole that literally wraps the foot in place....