Ineke Hans Studio

CDW popups: salons & expo24-26 May Clerkenwell Design Week

May 2016:

During Clerkenwell Design Week London (24-26 May) Ineke is curator of 3 unique UK-NL popup salons in the Goldsmiths' Centre & a UK-NL popup exhibition in MOSA's London Flagship Store.

popup breakfast salons:
24 May: New approaches for work environments
Speakers: Jurgen Bey (PROOFFLab) & Sam Hecht (Industrial Facility), moderator: Gareth Williams, read more
25 May: The domestification of the workspace
Speakers: Jorre van Ast (arco) & Luke Pearson (Pearson Lloyd), moderator: Johanna Agerman Ross, read more
26 May: Furniture is not working, is open source next?
Speakers: Joni Steiner (director Opendesk) & Ineke Hans, moderator: Gareth Williams, read more

popup expo:
24 -26 May: Future Work Scenes 
Featuring NL-PROOFFLab/Magazine & UK-Opendesk's project with Ineke Hans and 4 emerging UK-NL designers exploring future open source production and work environments, read more

Full info & contact on all UK-NL Clerkenwell events via this link. The CDW popups are related to furniture & work environments and fit into Ineke's 2016 salon research.

check red with coatstand and chair

11 april 2016

Launched in Milan: SNIP & CHECK handmade rugs by Nodus

  • SNIP for Nodus High Design Rugs Collection, read more
  • CHECK is the first series of rugs for Nodus 'in stock' Collection: three colours, high quality and interesting price, read more


SNIP carpet glimpse

April 2016

New projects in Milan this year are carpets:
limited and less limited editions, read more ...

Above a glimpse of SNIP a carpet for Nodus


25 February

Announced today: our London Studio|Salon will cooperate with Clerkenwell Design Week (24-26 May) on two Dutch-British events. CDW will host 3 East London Salons for a larger audience - the XL salons - with acclaimed UK and NL speakers. Next to it a pop-up a exhibition of PROOFFLab (NL) and of a joint UK research project of Opendesk and Ineke. read more

February talks

February 2016

  • 2 Feb. London: STUDIO | SALON#1: furniture & us
  • 3-5 Feb. Lund: Project at School of Industrial Design of Lund University
  • 4 February Malmö: Ineke talks at Form Design Center
  • 9-13 Feb. Stockholm: Barstool Aline for Johanson design has new relatives to complete the family, Stockholm Furniture Fair: stand A20:18
  • ​25 Feb. München: Ineke speaks at DeUTsCH in Siemens Auditorium Pinakothek der Moderne a symposium on Dutch-German design during Munich Creative Business Week
Ineke Hans Guest Professor Kassel 2014/15

1 February 2016

In 2014/15 Ineke was the first Guest Professor at the Product Design course of the School of Arts & Design at the University of Kassel. She adopted the year to explore current issues in design with her students. The catalogue of 2014/15 - conceptualized and designed by Lambl/Homburger from Berlin - is online now, read more

east london studio-salons

Januari 2016

The topics for six studio-salons are clear as are the first dates and speakers, see
The salons will hop around different East London studio's hosting limited groups of professionals from all over the design scene with an interest to join the furniture discussions. The first salon is fully booked, but if you are interested please mail to be added to the guestlists of one of the others.

design from Arnhem

28 December 2015 - 3 January 2016

Last summer Ineke stepped down from the board and organisation of OPA (Design Platform Arnhem) but till the end of 2015 she took care of OPA blogs with editor Peter Nijenhuis. 
For a whole week online platform Dutch Design Daily pays special attention to OPA and OPA's blogs, see... plus of course the 6 following days.

December 2015

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam published an art-make-do-book: 'Maak het met Kunstenaars' (Make it with Artists) celebrating 10 years of artist workshops. With contributions of Viktor&Rolf, Rineke Dijkstra, Marcel Wanders, Mark Manders, Ineke Hans, Marlene Dumas and others, see

studio|salon london

November 2015

Ineke has set up studio|salon in London; design studio & research salon.
The studio will work on design projects with the studio in Arnhem. For the salon London as a city is carefully picked. Check out the website for salon London or our latest newsletter.

Bench with back on island

October 2015

Island furniture
- A private client asked to design furniture for her small island in the Netherlands. This summer we delivered new sustainable outdoor furniture made of Accoya-wood by boat, see.
- ​The client agreed to have the furniture produced on a larger scale. The Berit-collection will become available via INEKEHANS COLLECTION soon.

stedelijk museum ineke hans

September 2015

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

  • Seven Chairs in Seven Days have been donated to Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam by the generous 1995-buyer. The complete serie is therefore on display in the 'Superbox' of the Stedelijk Museum from 5 Sept-25 Oct, see

London Design Festival

  • Other early work of Ineke (the Johanna stools) are on show with the Crafts Council. 'Inside Out: Furniture from the Crafts Council Collection', featuring early work from a.o. Tom Dixon, El Ultimo Gritto, Michael Marriott, in Habitats Platform Gallery, from 19 Sept-17 Oct. see   
  • 'The Deadgood Library', an installation in the Shoreditch Triangle based around the idea of losing yourself in reading. Influential emerging and established persons in the design industry were asked: What is your favourite book? From 22-27 Sept, see


  • 11 sept. afternoon: conversation on Dutch-Belgium design at Design Derby, Museum Boijmans
  • 11 sept. evening: talking about Fogo Island projects at architecture centre casa-Arnhem
BERIT meubels

July / August 2015

above: a glimpse of BERIT, our new wooden outdoor furniture coming up soon.
and... during this summer Ordinairy Furniture (our outdoor furniture from recycled plastic):
- as usual deliveries in all types and sizes.
- on show in Design Derby, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen till 13 Sept

plektra for iittala interior

May 2015

Plektra is out!

Our first project for iittala got launced at the Salone 2015.
Iittala extends its collection with small items for interiors and introducing Finnish birch.
Presentations coming up in Helsinki, Stockholm, Amsterdam & Munich.
see more or see

arco appetizer cologne ineke hans

Cologne 19-25 January 2015

We are very proud and pleased to show with Arco again. Arco will launch the Drawer Table at Design Post Cologne during the Cologne Furniture Fair 19-25 January. We hope to see you too. From Monday onwards you'll find info and images also online. For more info and press see also.


December 2014

Above: our Smallroom sofa's for Offecct.
Worldwide they have become a very popular system in the last 2 years. For working environments and even at home!

orgatec 1

November 2014

Above: Our Home Office installation 'human touch & the clean desk' for Stylepark during Orgatec


new furniture

October 2014

more info on october here

INEKEHANS|COLLECTION at designjunction

September 2014

London Design Festival:

  • 16 sept: Ineke takes part in Global Design Forum at Victoria & Albert Museum, see 
  • 18-21 sept: INEKEHANS|COLLECTION is partner in designjunction: we equip the press room and pop-up with a tiny booth (F72a)
  • 19 sept: Ineke in conversation with Disegno editor in chief Johanna Agermann Ross at 100% design, see 

pressinfo London


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.

department of design capetown

July 2014

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

rare bird / rare vogel collection

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.


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


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


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

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:

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

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

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.

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.

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


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