4DSOUND is a studio exploring spatial sound as a medium. Since 2007, 4DSOUND has developed integrated hardware and software systems that provide a fully omnidirectional sound environment. These environments enable vivid sonic experiences that blur the boundaries between the real and the imagined: the world of sound we know, and a world beyond.
Anne Roos is an alcohol ink artist. She sees freedom and playfulness in her practice. She lets the ink form beautiful floral structures. At the intersection between craftsmanship and spontaneity, her work is never really planned. It is a conversation between the ink and her skills.
Architect Annebregje Snijders (1975, TU Delft) begint in 2014 haar eigen ontwerpstudio AnnA in Amsterdam. Ze werkt samen met een compact team aan projecten van kleine en grote schaal. Afhankelijk van de opdracht gaat ze samenwerkingen aan met andere met andere architecten. Annebregje is daarnaast als docent en onderzoeker verbonden aan de faculteit bouwkunde van de TU Delft.
Nick Krouwel (Leiden, Netherlands, 1991) is an architect and furniture designer based in Amsterdam. His work focusses on sustainable solutions for the built environment while seeking for a synergy between functionality and design. These ‘design and build’ solutions are materialized into small to large scale projects by combining digital design and rapid production processes. He has professional and academic experience at TU Delft, MIT Boston and ETH Zürich.
Atelier Wolfson is an Interdisciplinary leather studio founded by British-Chinese artist Elaine Chan-Perryman. Her practice is strongly rooted in craft; balancing tradition and innovation. She creates sculptural Leather objects on an intimate scale - one at a time, by hand. Using an incredibly labour intensive technique known as the 'Saddle Stitch'. Her contemporary pieces invite ritual and have utmost respect for Mother earth.
Mixed media artist fascinated by human behavior and the absurdity of our existence.
‘In my digital collages I create new human beings out of different kind of people. They are mixed identities. To show our connection. I want to bring people together and radiate something positive’.
BureauAat hugs the future, loves Nature and embraces pure craftmentship.
Carlos's work is about striving to always make something more beautiful than what is already there. Photography is the pursuit of always capturing the most beautiful things more creatively but he loves fashion because for him it is a huge excuse to create.
Ceel Mogami de Haas is a multidisciplinary artist from Geneva. His work could be described as measured visual poetry, translated into sculptural objects, 3D video animations, drawings and much more.
Chameleon Jones, or Alison Saren is self-taught American artist out of Amsterdam, Netherlands. She works with mixed media to create abstract sculptures and visual art. She mainly works with epoxy and pigments to create stunning colorful works.
Deborah Apol is a Dutch artist specializing in light objects. She started Apol Objects in 2018 with a clear vision: to create handmade, visually stimulating and interactive art. By combining layered acrylics and artificial light, Deborah is able to use the full color spectrum. She creates unique installations which can dramatically change with different light transmission. The color palette can be as mystic as the moon, glow like Northern Lights or be warm as the evening sun.
DeliSouth imports sustainable & organic Southern European brands to make them easily accessible for consumers. At DeliSouth they offer you something a little different. They have direct contact with their passionate producers from Spain, Portugal, Italy, France & Greece which they visit regularly.
Dilruba is an artist, designer and storyteller that works foraged materials she has collected through her walks and journeys. Her art explores how to accentuate the essence of these objects. Instead of using them as brushes, she plays with the way she holds them, dipping into inks, allowing the object to guide her rather than the other way around. In this humbling process, she is the apprentice of the objects, a means by which they can unlock and showcase what they are made of.
Ismael Velo and Joost van Hammeren run Earthscape, a public space design agency with a focus on creating playgrounds that stimulate and engage children, both cognitively and physically.
FABIKE is an Italian and Czech Republic based bicycle brand with technical innovation and clean design as a mission.
François Dumas is a French designer based in Amsterdam. His work has been shown in various exhibitions after he won the Villa Noailles’s grand prize in 2010 for the Sealed chair. He is also a founding member of the Krux collective that involves designers, artists, and craftsmen.
Gijs Knol is a composer and Music Producer and creates custom music and sound design for media such as podcasts, museums, but also for radio and television productions like short films or documentaries. In 2019 Gijs received the Buma New Talent Award for music composed for the Anne Frank Museum.
HOUT&MOS is a furniture design studio started by Michiel de Jong. He works with saved or reclaimed wood and their work is based on circularity, this ties in with the use of moss for indoor decoration and air quality.
Chaja Hertog & Nir Nadler (aka Hertog Nadler) are an artist duo, operating across disciplines of visual arts, performance & film. Their work explores relations between the natural and the artificial; combined with physicality, humor and the passage of time.
Ernst Koning studied Industrial Design in Utrecht and started his own studio after he was graduated in 2011. He has his own label, Ilias Ernst, but he also works freelance for various companies like Gispen, Lande, Puikart, Hollands Licht and Cartoni Design. He gets inspired by ordinary objects and uses this inspiration to create functional and well-designed products which express simplicity and creativity with a surprising edge.
Inside Studio is a kitchen design studio. With care and responsibility they make tailor-made and custom kitchens to fit in the intimacy of your home.
Brainstorming, prototyping, engineering, testing and finally moving to mass-production of your product. They can help you all the way from A to Z. From custom electronics to software and coding.
With mostly monochrome reliefs, Hans plays and interacts with light. Lines and shapes are created by cuts or recesses in the surface of the artwork. Higher areas light up. Dark areas create a subtle shadow or take you to imaginary spaces behind the surface.
Jesse Siegel is a multidisciplinary artist who works with video, installation and 3D rendering. His practice is concerned with the spread of a "global default" across built environments and mirrored in social constructs.
Jolanta Izabela Pawlak studied art in Europe and the United States. She lived and taught art on Curaçao in the Caribbean, the United States and in Europe. Her work as an artist has gone through various metamorphosis, reinforced by her education and shaped by different mediums including sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography and stage set.
Josse Pyl explores the production of language and how it substantiates and influences our interpretation of the daily reality and our communication with others. Pyl works in a variety of media, from works on paper to sculptural works, to emphasize the way in which our use of objects and symbols influences how we know and experience the world around us.
Kim Blekkenhorst is a ceramist and illustrator with a background in product design. Her ceramics have both a functional and a narrative side, and her artistic process retails a balance between precision and submission. She explores her practice through the ceramic wheel, plaster moulds, and hand building. Kim is hosting ceramic workshops at Contact. You can contact her by email to inquire about them.
LFTOVR is a project born in early 2021. It's shared between two professional chefs and friends, who during the difficulties caused by the pandemic decided to join forces against food waste. LFTOVR is an idea based on the use of waste from large food distribution. Our mission is to give value to those products considered ugly, old, dented and close to being thrown away. We are committed to expressing our creativity and processing the would-be-wasted produce.
Lisa Dröes is an illustration and typography artist. She works with digital and handmade mediums to produce her work from traditional typography to more illustration-based work.
Logonow.nl is a signage specialist doing screen printing and embroidery for brands like Daily Paper, Moak Pancakes, Omelegg and more.
MEAUI.STUDIO sets out to brighten people's lives through colourful and playful wavy mirrors and interior design products. Kim, founded MEAUI.STUDIO to transmit a celebrate life and health.
MIPACHA was founded in Cuzco, the heart of Peru. They provide original high-quality footwear handmade by craftsmen in Peru and Portugal. MIPACHA recycles plastic from the ocean to create their clothing items with. They strive for a more diverse and eco friendly fashion industry.
From a young age Mei Fang loved to create through arts and crafts and drawing. She turned this passion into a profession after studying creative illustration at the Art Academy of Breda.
Freelance Director Of Photography and visual Artist, soon more.
Mokkō is an Amsterdam based design studio for interior design, furniture and acoustic art.
Coming from a background in the film and game industry, Naivi’s founders Coen Klösters and Bas Korsmit started the company early 2015 to bridge the gap between creativity and technology. By focusing on tailor made, high end software development, Naivi surpasses the barriers that come with standard software applications, making each project unique.
Nick Verstand (1984) is a contemporary artist researching human perception through spatial audiovisual compositions. His autonomous installations and live performances investigate the frontier between the material and the immaterial, and are created through collaborative design processes aimed at breaking down social boundaries. The resulting intuitive experiences, co-creations of artist and audience, generate a hypnotizing environment for the subconscious mind.
OSSO is the lovechild of designers vin&flo. Together they explore the boundaries of symmetry. This goes beyond aesthetics, their designs try to create symbiosis between natural materials and new technologies. Respecting the old, whilst embracing the new. In this space, they imagine the future of living.
I am Pim Swinkels, an electronic engineer from Eindhoven. I use my knowledge of electronics to make things I like. Some of them already exist, some of them don’t. My passion for technology started when I was very young. As A child I loved to play around with electronics and hardly any toy survived since I always tried to figure out how they worked. Now I still feel at my best when I am creating things.
ReBlend is a Dutch upcycling initiative founded to make 100% recycled new yarn from mixed residual textiles for fashion and interior design.
We are an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals.
Samantha Olendi is a designer, cinephile and woodworker. Working primarily as a UX designer, she is experienced with the decision-making tools of the design lifecycle including user research, competitive analysis, A/B testing, data analytics and design critique.
Studio Ching-Hui Yang is a contemporary jewellery studio based in Amsterdam. Taiwanese designer Ching-Hui Yang is eager to explore different materials, skills and modes to challenge boundaries of what defines jewellery. She believe she could use experimental jewellery as a way to challenge the boundaries of design. Jewellery can be a way of communicating emotion between people.
We are an urban design and research practice based in Amsterdam. We focus on public space design, community-led projects and documentary based urban research. We believe that good design of the public realm is essential for healthy urban environments and citizens. Public spaces are the spaces we share our common grounds, we design spaces in an open and collaborative process. Our built projects strive to be playful spaces where people can meet to; play, hang out, exercise, learn, have fun and co
Studio IJsberg is an architecture studio founded in 2012 by Peterine Arts. They work on renovating buildings with an attention for personal design and collaboration with clients. Their work begins with a respect for nature, the environment and the building they are working with.
Joris believes functionality and durability are at the core of good design. Both these aspects play a major role in his design processes and result in a minimalistic approach throughout his work.
Julien is making books, exhibitions, strategies, performances and programmes at the intersection of art, design & theory
Founded in 2008 Studio Mingus is a small Amsterdam-based full service studio with a focus on visual branding. We design for both large and small companies. Working closely together with our clients we offer tailor-made solutions to help enhance or build their brands.
After graduating the study of ‘Product Design’ at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam Wouter started his own studio. Working on new products to expand his portfolio, as well as making commissioned work.
Studio Vondst is a packaging studio with the unique, illustration-based approach for stand-out branding & signature style. Works with brands and suppliers actively targeting sustainable growth (and sustainable packaging design). Always tries to find that potential to turn it in something special. Everything is just that diamond in the rough.
Studio Wild is a collective of three Dutch architects developing provocative designs to exceed the current boundaries of architecture. Founded in a squatted school complex in Delft, the studio has developed an untamed approach to architecture, design, and art. Studio Wild (Tymon Hogenelst, Jani van Kampen, and Jesse van der Ploeg) aims to operate on the border, in areas of tension between politics, architecture, and nature, embracing complexity by working in a variety of disciplines.
Full time (landscape) photographer since 2009, but now also broadening the horizon. After the arrival of my eldest son in 2017, which made the landscape photographer's life with its irregularity a bit strained, as well as a move to a bigger house, with chore space and possibilities, a new seed was planted during 2018. A course in craft furniture making at the Hout- en Meubilerings College in Amsterdam followed in 2019.
True Tone makes boutique speakers that look as good as they sound. Creator Robbie, has had a professional career as a sound engineer and a previous life as a props maker for the film industry. These skills combined to form True Tone. Inspired by the aesthetic of vintage HiFi matched with modern technology. True Tone speakers combine the classic with the contemporary to give you a truly rewarding listening experience.
Thomas creates bows and arrows with the classic techniques used by native American tribes and medieval fletchers. Using traditional tools and materials he want to connect the younger generations with the century old art of using bow and arrow.
Tihomir Iliev is a Bulgarian photographer. Tihomir's work focuses on food photography and food styling. He explores how to play with our senses and desires.
UXMiles is a UX strategy and design agency.
Sieto van der Scheer is a urban landscape architect
i am jai is a fashion company set up by Esther Tromp. The jewellery finds their roots in Jaipur, India. By working with local crafts people, i am jai hopes to make a difference in the local community. Always keeping sustainability in the highest regard.