Custom made for a Japanese client via The Frozen Fountain. Design by Piet Hein Eek and ceramics by Jeanine Keizer.
The last pieces Marc Mulders and I made together were beautiful oil-paint-on-paper works in frames we had made ourselves. My contribution to collaborations with artists is often a supporting role. This isn’t so strange when… »
We were in Tenerife two weeks ago, to view the interior assignment we have realised there and to discuss the follow-up. The furniture we made was selected by Gabi Roca and can now be seen in the restaurant of the cable car station at the foot of the Teide, the largest volcano on the island. Around 3000 people go up and down in the gondola every day, so it is always busy. We took a look at the changes that have been made so far, at how the furniture fits there and talked about the next steps.
I was recently on holiday in Mavaleix and walked around and through the houses. I admired what I saw. Knowing (approximately) what it has cost, I was hit by the feeling that it is actually impossible to make such a thing.