Ineke Hans Studio

department of design capetown

July 2014

- 3-6 July: the studio is opened!
We have stocksale and two studio tours see more
- 11 July: Ineke is keynote speaker for Department of Design in Cape Town World Design Capital 2014, see more

okimono-caspar-ineke

June 2014

Dutch Design Supermodels will make a short stop in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from June 6th, before it heads off around the world. Four of Ineke's chairs are part of the classic Dutch Design Models. Next to that you find our black 3d-printed interior in the Dutch Design Dollshouse. See the website and the nice film of the making proces.

supermodels interior ineke hans

1 June 2014

We made t-shirts!
A nice local project: Our 'Rare Bird Collection' for Okimono in Arnhem is for sale via Okimono's webshop and on show in Caspar - one of our favorite local cafes - till July 6th.
All t-shirts are limited edition, but fair and ecofriendly make and good quality.

Wonderwoud

May 2014

We made Wonderwoud.

Icons and pictograms for fun and for guiding are an old time favorite of Ineke. Pictograms and icons are used in Wonderwoud for primary school 'De Windroos' to challenge and guide children through rare libraries, see

magis-supermodels

Milan 2014

During the Salone
- new projects with Magis: Salone del Mobile, Hall 20, stand C15-D12
- 3d printed models in Supermodels: Dutch Design Models|the Dutch Design House initiated by Concern, Ventura Lambrate 5
read april news

de-architect

April 2014

Out now: De Architect, Ineke is on the cover and there are 14 pages dedicated to our work related to architecture and design, see

ineke talking to peer

March 2014

  • Film: Peer Eriksson from Sweden came to our studio in October and just launched his interview with Ineke on PeerTV, see
  • Ineke will be Dutch Design ambassador on a trip to South Korea at the end of this month, talking about dutch angles in design and investigating opportunities for Design cooperations.
Living Spaces

Februari 2014

diary week 6:

  • Stockholm: event with Finnish company Iittala as appetizer for what is coming soon (keep your ears and eyes open!)
  • London: speaking with graduating students of RCA (Ineke is external examinar for designproducts this year)
  • Textile Museum Tilburg: opening of LIVING SPACES hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors (photo above: Rene van der Hulst)
Fogo Island Inn outdoor furniture Ineke Hans

Januari 2014

  • image of our red furnture for Fogo Island Inn above is by Alex Fradkin
  • Fogo Island Inn in Azures 2013 Top 10 architectural projects, with a.o. Piano, OMA, Foster&co, Mecanoo. Inn's furniture designer is mentioned too!
  • recently great articles came out on our Fogo-work, see DAMnº Magazine #41
  • we also recommend buying this months German Form Magazine for a good read from p.79 onwards (we think buying magazines is a good idea anyway)
  • but you can always check out some online coverage on our Fogo projects
November 2013

November 2013

FOGO ISLAND:
Two years ago Ineke started work on a very special project for the Fogo Island Inn in Canada: designing furniture for its interior and later on outdoor furniture. We will fill you in on the projects during November. Keep checking the work section on this site and our facebook page.

October 2013

October 2013

While we work on new projects there is a personal interview with Ineke to read for you here
and... we finally filed our recent work for MoBA13: a. Furniture for Fashion b. Info-, leisure-, bookshopdesign c. 3d routing see

September 2013

September 2013

6-10 September, Maison & objet, Paris:

August 2013

August 2013

  • 24-25 August: Ineke will speak at New Wave in Jyväskylä, Finland: the 7th international Alvar Aalto Design Seminar 2013
  • Summer holidays, but Ahrend 380 furniture is getting applied in many schools at the moment.
  • Ineke is scout for Rotterdam Design Prize.
June 2013

June 2013

  • studio|INEKEHANS did all 3d interior and exterior exhibition design for MºBA (Fashion Biennale Arnhem): pedestals, ticketoffices, bookshop, infopanels, stages, displays, info-houses, the totem (!), city benches for routing from station to locations. See MºBA and also our facebook page.
  • Ineke is external examiner Design Products at Royal College of Art London
May 2013

May 2013

coming up:

  • 22 May: a breakfast-talk at Ahrend London during Clerkenwell Design week
  • 24 May-29 Sept: Vom Stand der Dinge, Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus Bremen see
  • 15 May-July: Ordinairy Furniture in Cafe Brasserie Dudok Arnhem
April 2013

April 2013

  • working on: 3d design of MºBA, (Fashionbienale Arnhem): exhibtion items and routes. Curator Lidewij Edelkoort, see
  • coming soon: roadfurniture for Provincie Drenthe, wonderkabinets and libraries for a school, our projects for an Inn in the north of Canada
Februari 2013

Februari 2013

Smallroom Sofa's for Offecct

  • have been awarded a The Chicago Athenaem Good Design Award 2012
  • and... is labeled Möbelfakta. Möbelfakta is a Swedish label that guarantees quality, environment and social responsibility.
30 Jan. - 3 Feb. 2013

30 Jan. - 3 Feb. 2013

Arnhemse Stockdagen, INEKEHANSARNHEM opens doors and has sales!

  • Selling: a. stock, second choise and special editions b. our RoyalVKB products at attractive prices c. 40% off on all INEKEHANS|collection items
  • Special tour on 1,2 Febr. for limited participants, see, and apply quick!
Januari 2013

Januari 2013

  • Orangebloom – bought by Haags Gemeentemuseum – joined older sister William and Mary and are in permanent exhibition Delftware Wonderware
  • Black Gold a.o. in Winters Tafelen in Museum Princessehof Leewarden
  • Split and other items for SCP at Maison & Object, Paris
December 2012

December 2012

We are working.
Working on exciting projects, in amazing places like above.

November 2012

November 2012

We keep our feet to the ground...
but its nice to get taps on the shoulder:

  • EigenHuis&Interieur made a Top25 of Dutch Design with intriguing flowers
  • Sanoma Woonawards nominated us twice! Swing Wing for iH|c as best 'woonproduct' and Ineke as best 'woonprofessional' of 2012, see
Early October 2012

Early October 2012

  • 7 Oct. 14.00-17.00: at Future City Festival Arnhem Ineke will guide a lego workshop for children, building the city of the future see
  • 10 Oct. Dutch Auctionhouse Venduehuis will have its first Design Auction. There will be 14 redesigned chairs for charity by dutch designers. Our good cause is Sofa-fonds that supports upcoming dutch furniture designers in the Netherlands.
Sept/Oct. 2012

Sept/Oct. 2012

28 Sept: Budapest Designweek runs untill 7th Oct. This years theme is Slow Design. There will be a small presentation of our work a.o. for Ahrend, Offecct, iH|C. Ineke will give a talk as 'star'designer on Oct 4, see

September 2012 week 38

September 2012 week 38

  • Sept 14-23 : studio|INEKEHANS during London Design Festival for SCP,
    135-139 Curtain Road London, EC2A 3BX
  • Sept 21-23 : INEKEHANS|collection shown at Elle Decoration Inside Design,
    starting at IJburglaan 837, Amsterdam
September 2012

September 2012

  • DutchDFA made a filmed profile on Ahrend, Friso Kramer and Ineke.
  • Friso is 90! Doesn't he look great? see film
  • In autumn involved in many presentations, talks, etc... check some here
August 2012

August 2012

enjoying holidays: change of cheese
(Łęgi, eastern Europe)

July 2012

July 2012

to enjoy the summer and brush up your Dutch:

  • you can find a nice read and...
  • a short film that came out with our presentation of iH|collection at Toonkamer: 16 July till 15 Sept.
June 2012

June 2012

  • Wall Street Journal: "Offecct's Smallroom - a Reading Chair for the 21st Century", see
  • Ineke is external examiner for Design Products students of Royal College of Art, London
May 2012

May 2012

Orangebloom in Oranienbaum: lifesize glassinstallation for queen Henriëtte Catharina van Anhalt Dessau. Purchased by Haags Gemeentemuseum Den Haag for its permanent collection.
Summer exhibition Dutch Design: 26 april - 30 sept, read more

Milan 2012

Milan 2012

  • Smallroom for OFFECCT Pav. 20 stand E18, also see
  • Welland for SCP in the new Most venue, via Olona 6b
  • Swing Wing & small items at Tourbillon/Adriana Morandi: Via Baldissera 4
  • D... come Donna, Design e Digital, 24Ore cultura, Via Monte Rosa 91

see more details or ask for Milan presskit

March 2012

March 2012

  • Swing Chairs and Wing Desks finds lot of interest by shops and specifiers
  • 8 March: Ineke talks about material innovations and sustainability at Cradle to Cradle café Amsterdam
  • Ahrend 380 has won a prize again: the Chicago Atheneum Good Design Award
February 2012

February 2012

7-11 February, Stockholm Furniture Fair, stand A20:20:
for OFFECCT we designed a new contract furniture system, for working, waiting and contemplating. The single elements can stand alone or can be combined in projects, lounges and if you like at home!

London 2012

London 2012

Ahrend 380 became the studiochair for the Design Products department of the Royal College of Art.
Ineke will be external examiner to this years RCA Design Products graduates.

Paris 2012

Paris 2012

  • WELLAND: table, benches and stools, are the first results of our cooperation with London brand SCP. See more
  • SWING-WING: studio project of chairs and desks for INEKEHANS©OLLECTION presented with our French friends of Pop-Corn. See more
Cologne 2012

Cologne 2012

New products for INEKEHANS©OLLECTION launched as lounge in Pure Village Club IMM-fair
see some more

January 2012

January 2012

16-22 January IMM Cologne:

20-24 January Maison & Object Paris, Now! Design á vivre!:

  • new iH© homeoffice with our distributor POP-CORN (hall 8, A81-B82)
  • and... Ineke's first furniture with English brand SCP (hall 8, A51-B52)
End of 2011

End of 2011

First of all: the best for Christmas and a super 2012!
Find out how to make this fantastic tree yourself: see here or get one here

In January and February new work will be shown in Cologne, Paris and Stockholm. We will inform you on this soon.

November 2011

November 2011

Updated: you can enjoy our site now on iphones and ipads and... October ended with prizes and acknowledgements see
On show from 8 nov: Black and White - Designing Opposites, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

October 2011

October 2011

Here is a picture from Belgium made in July. In the meantime we are working on many nice things. Travelling a lot this month and involved in some events during Dutch Design Week by the end of October.

June 2011

June 2011

onoffice on Ineke Hans: online and on paper

New Olds at Design Museum Holon (Is) 26 May-10 Sept, read more
Making Histories at TS2, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, since 3 March read more

May 2011

May 2011

Talking about latest designs

On show a.o.:

DesignSALON Amsterdam, 28 April-15 May, read more / Zetel at ARTAmsterdam, 11-15 May

Milan 2011

Milan 2011

  • presentations with MAGIS: Fiera Hall 20, stand C01-D02
    and AHREND: Ventura Lambrate, Via Ventura 6 read
  • see on Magis, see Magis storage highlighted, and more Magis / see also Ahrend 380 chair, and more Ahrend, and Ahrend 380 chair highlighted in NY Times wrap up on Milan.
April 2011

April 2011

For the entrance of Netherlands exam institute CITO we designed a huge light object and one of the nicest roof terraces you can imagine. Her Royal Highness Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the new building.
Photo's: Herman van Ommen. see more

New Year 2011

New Year 2011

A SUPER 2011 FOR YOU AND US!

denis, koen, sanne, ineke, frans

Exhibition: till-13 Febr: Manières Noires at Beaux-Arts Mons
Ineke is talking on recent projects on Orgatec

December 2010

December 2010

  • sound panel GEO from recycled PET-bottles received a Red Dot and is now available in green, see
  • coatstand Corner Guy is received very well by architects

Ineke is talking on both projects on Orgatec