Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dutch design brands

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International brands such as Artemide, Flos, Foscarini, Luceplan and Vitra produce mainly designer lamps in fairly large numbers. A hanging lamp, floor lamp or table lamp from such brands soon to be a substantial investment. Dutch brands can compete well because since the eighties of the last century, homegrown interior accessories at the hands of Benno and Droog Design gain (international) attention.

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design in advertisement

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After the industrial revolution (1750 ) was traditional knowledge related to the production of unique pieces. Slowly mass production became the standard. Within the newly created production proces the designer takes its own place and provides products of a specific design; Thus arose new specialism such as materials science, ergonomics and marketing. To be distinctive, there appear in the last half of the last century words like new, unique, and design.

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